Teaching the Social Studies

This course provides social studies teachers with a comprehensive overview of effective approaches relative to the educational process. Emphasis will be placed on holistic understanding of the nature of social studies education primarily on its historical, philosophical, and theoretical foundations. The course also emphasizes evidence-based strategies and approaches in teaching citizenship, and trends in teaching the discipline in flexible learning approach. Graduate students are expected to conduct an intervention study about a particular social studies class, and a documentation of their application of the methods teaching social studies.