EDUC4150-A Cont Spef Pedag:Soc Studies Ed (Fall 2021)

Course Details

This course satisfies part of the Communication Skills graduation requirement.
Session, Dates: 1 (08/30/2021 - 12/17/2021)
Days: APPT
Time: 04:00 - 07:00 pm
Location: Moon Campus
Room: Wheatley Center 237
Seats Available: APPT
Credits: 3
Co-Requisite courses must match session/section/location

Course Description

This course provides opportunities for candidates to explore specific teaching and assessment strategies and processes particularly suited for the fields of Social Studies. Emphasis will be placed upon the tools of inquiry and national and Pennsylvania academic standards for Social Studies. During this course, candidates will create lesson plans in diverse social studies disciplines, and will use them to micro-teach. Candidates will develop a unit plan, with detailed lesson plans which identify appropriate adaptations for diverse learners. Candidates will also create assessment tools, including tests and authentic assessments, and assignments with appropriate adaptations for diverse learners. Candidates will utilize instructional technology to create a CD which includes their unit plan and assessment. Candidates must earn a "C" or higher to successfully complete this course.

Prerequisites: CSCM1030 (COSK2220) or CSHR1030 (COSK2225), Candidacy status in education, and admission to Professional Semester

Co-requisite: EDUC0450 3 Credits

About the Instructor(s)

Soren I. Fanning, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History
Social Sciences

Coordinator, Secondary Social Studies Education
Social Sciences

fanning@rmu.edu
412-397-5403 phone
412-397-6468 fax
Wheatley Center 213
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