Upcoming Courses

Upcoming Course Offerings

Spring 2001

Integration of Technology & Instruction

Instructor: Dr. Gary Senn

Course Number: AETE 731

Course Fee: $150


Teaching Chemistry With Toys

Instructor: Pamela Wash

Course Number: SMED 729

Course Fee: $150


Ecology of the Southern Appalachians

Instructor: Dr. Gary Senn

Course Number: BIOL 772D

Course Fee: $150

To Register: Call the RPSEC at 641-3313 or (from Augusta) 278-1967, ext. 3313.

Return to Africa - June 10-27, 2001

Join Dr. Jeff Priest, Director of the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center, for this journey of a lifetime. Dr. Priest has arranged for a 16 day journey that will include visits to the most famous national parks of Kenya: Masai Mara, Samburu, Amboseli, Lake Nakuru, Lake Baringo, and Lake Bogoria.

Course Fee includes transportation from Aiken to Atlanta, Airfare to Kenya from Atlanta, and return trip to Aiken; transportation while in Africa; all lodging and meals while in Africa. Lodging is in first class (for Africa) accommodations.

What is not included is the cost of the Visa/Passport, nor required shots/medication (which can cost up to $250).

Graduate credit will be available for those teachers who wish to receive credit. Most of the class work will be conducted via the internet. Journal articles, Final Exam, Field Note Book, and a developed Unit will be part of the course requirements.

An organizational meeting will be held on Thursday, September 21 at 7:00 p.m. in Room 117 of Westinghouse Hall at the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center.

Anticipated cost of the trip is $5,100. For further information you can e-mail Dr. Priest at jeffp@aiken.sc.edu or give him a call at the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center.

Australia - Summer 2002

During the 2000-2001 academic school year, Dr. Jeff Priest will be developing a field experience to Australia. This is just a preliminary notice to those adventurers who might need to save money for such an excursion. Cost estimates at this time are running between $5,200 and $6,000 for 16 days of exploration. Keep your eyes and ears open for more information for the trek to Down Under!!!

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 The Ruth Patrick Science Education Center Newsletter is a publication of the RPSEC for educators. The Center encompasses the CSRA HUB, CEET, Dupont Planetarium, and NRSMEEP. If you have any information that would be beneficical to the audience of this newsletter, or would like to be added to the mailing list, please contact Cindy Sparling, Editor, at (803) 641-3594. Deadline for submission in the next newsletter is Nov. 5, 2000

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Ruth Patrick Science Education Center
Center of Excellence in Educational Technology
University of South Carolina Aiken
471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801

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