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5.3 EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES, *training, *pedagogy, *didactics
Students work in groups to research and prepare a short scientific demonstration and hands-on activities for partner primary school children in an initiative called “A Slice of Science”. Each member of the group prepares on section of the lesson plan and the group has time to practice and prepare the lesson on-site before going to the primary school to run the demonstration/workshop. Students are assessed based on the use of online discussion board activities and their participation in class. Further assessment includes the standard of the lesson delivered off site, a reflective essay and a log-book.
McDonnell, C. & Rawe, S. (2020) Students learning with communities, Learning,Teaching & Technology Centre , Technological University Dublin.