(School of Arts and Letters,History,Politics and Culture)
SSC 3900 Social Studies Education
Introduction to social studies education in bothmiddle school and high school settings. Topics include the nature and purposes of social studies education, the social studies curriculum, planning and designing a social studies unit and course, community resources, assessment, classroom management, the Minnesota Graduation Rule, and clinical experience in a social studies classroom. Students also spend time with teachers new to the profession and participate inmock interviews for social studies teaching positions. Pre- or co-requisite: EDU 3800.
SSC 3905 Social StudiesMethods Field Experience
Introduces students to the culture of a high school environment. They observe and assist a social studies teacher, interviewschool personnel, talkwith students, and teach technology-integrated social studies lessons and content area reading strategies. Assessment practices are observed and practiced. Co-requisite: SSC 3900.