Graduate Catalog 2021-2022

EDE 601 Teaching and Learning Social Studies in Elementary Education

3 hours; 3 credits. This course is designed to prepare prospective teachers for social studies instruction at the elementary level. The course examines the structures and concepts of the social studies as well as appropriate connections to other disciplines within the curriculum. Relevant research on child development and learning is incorporated, as are strategies to provide for students' special needs. Issues addressed include curriculum development, resources and materials, management, standards, assessment, and the educational application of technology. A fieldwork component of 15 hours is included. Not open for students who have taken EDE 302 or its equivalent.