Dec 09, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 3783 Methods of Teaching Elementary School Social Studies

3 credits
This course is designed to provide an overview of methods, materials, and current research related to the teaching of social studies in the elementary-school classroom rather than to teach the skills and knowledge bases of social studies. The purpose is to enable the teacher candidate to effectively teach social-studies concepts in the elementary school. Emphasis will be placed on student-centered approaches to social studies, including inquiry-based methods. Current theories and standards for using social-studies process skills and various technologies in the elementary classroom are explored. Required of all elementary education teacher candidates. (Spring) Prerequisites: HIST 106, HIST 205; Acceptance into Lock 1, GPA 2.75.



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