Oct 27, 2021  
2021-2022 Governors State University Academic Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Governors State University Academic Catalog
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EDUC - 4380 Methods of Teaching in Social Science I (3)


Focuses on issues in teaching and learning in the individual and integrated social sciences. Teaches processes for developing historical thinking skills, reading methods/reading in the content area, engaging all learners including ELL and exceptional students, and connecting to texts. Candidates develop a range of disciplinary specific inquiry based strategies for planning and teaching social sciences.  The course is designed to provide candidates with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions for their continuing professional development in the role of social sciences teacher. Includes 35-40 hours of micro-teaching field experiences for undergraduates seeking certification in social sciences secondary education. Instructional Method: Offered in a hybrid format during fall and spring semester. Prerequisite: Prerequisites: Complete 24 semester hours in social science, all Gateway I requirements, and EDCP-2101 . Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in EDUC-4301 .



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