2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Sep 27, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDU 383 - Instruction and Assessment for Teaching Social Studies to All Children

Students as teacher candidates will acquire instructional strategies and assessment skills to teach social studies to elementary school children. This course will develop knowledge, concepts, values, and critical thinking skills through the creation of lesson plans and unit themes drawing on disciplines within the social sciences and the humanties. It adapts instructional strategies to meet the needs of the diverse range of student abilities. Specifically, it includes provision for addressing the learning requirements of children with special needs and with varied linguistic and cultural backgrounds. Students are taught how to use technology to enhance learning and educational research. A basic foundation of this course is that students understand and promote rights and responsibilities of citizenship in a democratic and pluralistic society. Successful completion of course objectives will be measured through varied and authentic means of assessment. Field observation experiences of social studies lessons are required.
Credits: 3
Offered in the Fall Semester