Social Studies Education

  • SED SO 507: Practicum for Practicing Professional: History and Social Science 5-8
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: SED SO 510.
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites.
    Grades 5-8 student teaching experience for teaching professionals (300 hour minimum). 4 cr. Fall and Spring
  • SED SO 508: Practicum for Practicing Professionals: History and Social Science 8-12
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: SED SO 509.
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites.
    Grades 8-12 student teaching experience for teaching professionals (300 hour minimum). 4 cr. Fall and Spring
  • SED SO 509: Student-Teaching Practicum: History and Social Science 5-8
    Student teaching under joint supervision of a cooperating practitioner and a University representative. Minimum 300 hours required. 8cr, 2nd sem.
  • SED SO 510: Student-Teaching Practicum: History and Social Science, 8-12
    Grades 8-12 Student teaching under joint supervision of a supervising cooperating practitioner and a University supervisor representative. Minimum 300 hours required. Fldwk w/ seminar. Prereq: SED SO 566, SED SO 572. 8 cr.
  • SED SO 520: Project Citizen: Promoting Civic Engagement
    Students apply a model of citizen action (Project Citizen) to analyze and influence a current public policy of their choice and learn to use that model with students to promote active and informed citizenship. The course also examines how that model can be used to promote active and informed citizenship among youth and adults. 2 cr.
  • SED SO 566: Developing Historical Literacy, 5-12
    Students will investigate the history, subspecialties, pedagogy, and research in history education for middle and high school, as related to historical thinking, literacy, and problem solving. Students will develop an understanding of historical literacy, historical thinking, inquiry, and problem solving. Students will develop competencies in developing and presenting research-based history lessons. 4 cr.
  • SED SO 567: History Laboratory
    Explores the use of field-based and classroom methods for teaching students with historical sites and museums. The course includes visits to local historical sites and museums. 2 cr.
  • SED SO 572: Curriculum and Special Methods for History and Social Science, 5-12
    Reviews traditional and recent Examines curriculum materials in history or curriculum and teaching methods in social science education for middle, junior, and senior high school. Students develop competencies in developing and presenting research-based lessons and unit plans in history, civics, economics, geography, and the other social sciences. Analysis of curricular goals for grades 5-12. Development of new teaching materials and classroom techniques for social studies education at various age levels. 4 cr.
  • SED SO 930: Doctoral Seminar: The Nature of Social Studies Education
    Study of the historical, philosophical, theoretical, and curricular foundations of social studies education. Open to doctoral students, CAGS students, and (with permission) upper-level master's students intending to pursue doctoral study in social studies education. 4 cr.
  • SED SO 933: Doctoral Seminar in History Education
    Study of the historical, philosophical, theoretical, and curricular foundations of history education. Open to doctoral students; other with permission. 4 cr.
  • SED SO 935: Advanced Doctoral Seminar in Civic Education and Engagement
    Study of the historical, philosophical, theoretical, and curricular foundations of civic education/education for democracy. Open to doctoral students; other with permission. 4 cr.