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: St Tch:so ST5-8
    This course description is currently under construction.
  • SED SO 510: Student-Teaching Practicum: History and Social Science, 8-12
    Student teaching under joint supervision of a cooperating practitioner and a University representative. Minimum 300 hours required. 8cr, 2nd sem.
  • 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. The course also examines how that model can be used to promote active and informed citizenship among youth and adults. 2cr, 2nd sem.
  • SED SO 566: Developing Historical Literacy, 5-12
    Students will investigate the history, subspecialties, pedagogy, and research in history education as related to historical thinking, literacy, and problem solving. Students will develop competencies in developing and presenting research-based history lessons. 4cr, either sem.
  • 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. 2cr, 2nd sem.
  • SED SO 572: Curriculum and Special Methods for History and Social Science, 5-12
    Reviews traditional and recent curriculum materials in history or social science education for middle, junior, and senior high school. Analysis of curricular goals for grades 5-12. Development of new teaching materials and classroom techniques for social studies education at various age levels. 4cr, 2nd sem.
  • 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 history/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, CAGS students, and (with permission) upper-level master's students intending to pursue doctoral study in history/social studies education. 4 cr. either sem.
  • 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, CAGS students, and (with permission) upper-level master's students intending to pursue doctoral study in history/social studies education. 4cr. alt fall semesters or by arrangement.