(School of Arts and Letters,History,Politics and Culture)
SSC 3900 Social Studies Education 4 cr. 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 1 cr. 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.