Note: See also English Education, Foreign Language Education, Mathematics Education, Science Education, Social Studies Education, and Student Teaching.
5465. Methods and Materials
in Secondary Social Studies (3 s.h.)
This course is available for students interested in becoming eligible for certification at either the 8-12 or supervisory level in social studies. It covers Instructional materials and teaching strategies for secondary social studies. The course also examines the theoretical propositions underlying approaches to teaching secondary social studies. A special project is required. Contact a social studies advisor for further information.
Three related components of reading are examined: language (i.e., printed English); key concepts, including special vocabularies; and critical thinking in the content areas of English, mathematics, science, and social studies. A special project is required.