Aug 20, 2022  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ECE 9170:Trends and Issues in Elementary Social Studies Education

3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: Admission to the Ed.S. or Ed.D. program.
This course serves as an advanced study of persistent issues, contemporary trends, and research in elementary social studies education. In this course, students will examine and work with theories, approaches, and methods for powerful social studies teaching as well as examine frameworks, materials, and strategies for teaching social studies for social justice and democratic citizenship. Topics will be examined through historical and contemporary contexts with emphases on themes linked to policy and practice. This course will provide students with a deeper understanding of social studies education and its role to create a more just and equal world and will also develop the skills needed to critique ideas and issues surrounding elementary social studies education.



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