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    Jul 19, 2024  
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

EDU 5730 - Teaching Social Studies in Middle and High Schools (5-12)



Goals: To develop an understanding of the social studies: content controversies, standards and testing, curriculum development. To learn about pedagogy used to facilitate powerful teaching and learning in middle and secondary classrooms.

Content: Philosophy of social studies education; methods of teaching; major concepts of the social science disciplines; planning for teaching; research and study skills; professional and community resources; incorporation of national, state and local standards; citizenship education within a global context.

Taught: Fall and Spring terms

Prerequisites: Admission to Undergraduate Teacher Education program AND (EDU 3260 or EDU 5690) AND (EDU 3500 or EDU 5620) AND (EDU 5700 or EDU 5750)

Credits: 4