Academic Catalog

Social Science (SOSC)

SOSC-COMP  Senior Comprehensive Exam  
(NULL credits)  (Both Fall & Spring Semesters)  


SOSC-4457  Methd for Teach Soc Sci in Secon Schl  
(2 credits)  (Discretion of Department)  

Methods for Teaching Social Science in Secondary Schools (2) (D) The course will acquaint the student with the specific literature and methods of the social sciences. Students will demonstrate acquisition of knowledge and understanding of significant professional and pedagogical issues and skills relevant to the profession of teaching history. Methods used in the teaching of the various social sciences-questioning techniques, problem solving, use of case studies and opinionnaires, inquiry skills, oral history projects, simulation games, evaluation procedures, etc.-will form an integral part of the course.