Social Studies for Education Courses

  • EDUC-M 514 Workshop in Social Studies Education (1-6 cr.) Special topics in methods and materials for improving the teaching of social studies in middle, junior high, and high school. May be repeated.
  • EDUC-M 519 Advanced Study in the Teaching of Secondary School Social Studies (3 cr.) Completion of an undergraduate methods course and teaching experience, or consent of instructor. Re-studying the purposes of high school social studies, evaluating recent developments in content and instructional procedures, and developing social studies programs for specific school situations.
  • EDUC-M 590 Independent Study in Social Studies Education (1-3 cr.) P: Individual research or study with a Social Studies Education faculty member, arranged in advance of registration. A one- or two-page written proposal should be submitted to the instructor during the first week of the term specifying the scope of the project, project activities, meeting times, completion date, and student products. Ordinarily, M590 should not be used for the study of material taught in a regularly scheduled course.
  • EDUC-M 653 The nature of Social Studies (3 cr.) Exploration of the relationships among history, the social sciences, and social studies in elementary and secondary schools.
  • EDUC-M 680 Internship, Social Studies Education (1-6 cr.) Experiences designed to help persons in elementary or secondary social studies acquire skills in the areas of social studies research, teacher education, curriculum development, or field studies

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