2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    Jul 06, 2022  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

EDUC 451 - Teaching Social Science Methods: Secondary

Credits: 3
Prerequisite: EDUC 200
EDUC 201

Corequisite: EDUC 450

This course provides the prospective middle and high school teacher with an understanding of the social studies curriculum in the secondary school with a focus on instructional strategies and techniques necessary for effective social studies teaching and learning for world and US history, geography, economics, political science and the behavioral sciences.  Special focus will be given to strategies in content literacy to ensure successful integration of reading and the language arts. Specific attention will be given to assessing student progress to differentiate instruction to meet the needs of all students. Special attention will also be given to developing strategies for meeting the needs of English language learners. This course is to be taken with EDUC 450 Practicum in Secondary Social Science. This course taken at the graduate level requires additional readings and assignments.
Cross-listed: EDUC 551