Josh Katz is a Ph.D. student in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in DELTA. He has an interdisciplinary background in teaching technology and engineering courses and general STEM education classes. Josh's research focuses on how team contracts impact the collaborative environment in a group engineering design project. Another project he is working on is with graduate teaching assistants and making them effective instructors within service-learning applications around the Champaign-Urbana area.
CI 450: Teaching Elementary Science I (CI 450) Course is the first of two, 3-hour science methods courses in the elementary education program, which will examine elementary science content, learning theory, and the teaching of science in the elementary school.