Jul 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ECE 7707:Trends and Issues in Social Studies for Elementary & Early Childhood Education

3 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: Admission to M.Ed. in Elementary and Early Childhood Education
This course provides advanced study of teaching social studies in early childhood and elementary education. Components and theoretical foundations of early childhood and elementary social studies curriculum will be investigated. Concepts, skills, and attitudes associated with elementary school social studies will be discussed in conjunction with various teaching methods, models, and materials considered socially just and developmentally appropriate for children. The course emphasizes design and delivery of social studies curriculum centered on social justice and democratic citizenship and uses inquiry, research, and reflection to improve teaching.



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