History and Social Science Teaching Methods and Instruction

History and Social Science Teaching Methods and Instruction
Developing meaningful and engaging instruction for secondary students; developing critical thinking, problem solving, literacy, and democratic character; assessing learner performance.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesSC ED 276R; or HIST 276; Fingerprinting and FBI clearance.
 NoteCheck with Hist 477 instructor for specific prerequisites for the major or minor program.
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining HIST 477
Course Outcomes

Learning-Centered Classrooms

Prospective teachers will consider the characteristics of learning-centered classrooms that are based on current theories of learning.

Assessing Students

Students will consider variuos methods of assessing student learning.

Research-supported Teaching Methods

Students will study and apply research-supported teaching methods that foster students' content knowledge, content and literacy skills, and learning and democratic dispositions.

Teacher Work Sample

Students will be assisted in the preparation of the teacher work sample and a multiple text inquiry activity.

Teaching Resources

Students will consider various types of resources including texts, technology, primary source documents and litertaure that they might use to teach social studies to students with diverse backgrounds and learning styles.

Critical Analysis

Students will coordinate and reflect on clinical experiences.