The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

UTCH 1101 Inquiry Approaches to Teaching

This one-hour field-based course explores teaching as a career by introducing, modeling and practicing inquiry-based mathematics and science instruction. Field experiences will be completed in an elementary public school at an upper grade level and will consist of preparing, teaching, and assessing three inquiry-based mathematics or science lessons. Students will be introduced to the UTeach pedagogy and technology standards. Alignment to state curriculum and pedagogy standards will be emphasized. A criminal background check will be required and a tuberculosis test may be required before the first field experience.




Must be a Mathematics or Science major.

Schedule Type


Grading Basis

Standard Letter (A-F)

Administrative Unit

Dept of Teaching & Learning