Graduate Catalog 2021-2022

EDS 615 The Secondary School Curriculum in the Social Studies

4 hours; 4 credits. This course examines the secondary school social studies curriculum from the specialist's standpoint and explores the process of transforming it for teaching and learning.  General principles for developing a social studies curriculum are discussed; connections to New York State standards and National Council of Social Studies standards are established; and resources for teaching are analyzed and evaluated.  A field work component of a minimum of twenty (20) hours in included. Prerequisites:  Matriculation into the Graduate Sequence II in secondary social studies program.