Department of Science Education and Application2019.09.03
I. Features: The expertise of our thirteen faculties spreads over the areas of science, science education and environmental education. We have a lot of advanced scientific instruments for research and instruction. Now we have an undergraduate program, a master program for science education and application, and a master program for environmental education and management. We are advocated to integrate the knowledge and skills of science, science education and environmental education in order to construct a high-quality environment for learning and research. The aim of our department is to foster outstanding persons having inter-discipline abilities in science and science education, such as competent science teachers, science researchers, science communicators, designers for science games and toys, science writers, and so on. We welcome the youth to join us to have fun in science and enjoy the wonder of learning by doing.
II. Curriculum: While the curriculums of the undergraduate program are designed to provide a concrete base for science and science education, those of the master program are for advanced developments. In addition, the curriculums of the master program for environmental education and management contain environmental educations in school, society and business.
III. Research: The researches of our department are directed to the areas of science education, applied sciences, as well as environmental education.
IV. Honors: Our faculties are outstanding in both teaching and research. For example, Prof. C. C. Chin and C.-C. Chen are honored as the distinguished professors of NTCU, who are also honored as the outstanding scholars certified by the Ministry of Education. Furthermore, Prof. L. R. Hsu is the winner of the Golden Tripod Awards awarded by the Ministry of Education due to his science popularization books published in science games. Finally, seven of our faculties were also honored as the outstanding scholars certified by the Ministry of Science and Technology.