Undergraduate Course Catalog 2008-2009
COURSE: 54-354 Instructional Strategies and Learning Communities for Teaching Social Studies, P-12 (3)This course focuses on instructional strategies, resources, national curriculum standards, and the Illinois Learning Standards and CEC standards for social studies. The emphasis of the course is on understanding and using the interrelationships among history, geography, economics, politics, sociology, anthropology, psychology and archeology to develop in students an appreciation and responsibility toward citizenship, multiculturalism and a democratic society. Methods of differentiating instruction and assessment to meet the individual needs of students will be explored.
Prerequisite: 2.75 GPA; Consent of Education Advisor; 54-242.