HIST 287 - Social Studies Methods
This course serves as an introduction to history teaching methods. The primary goal of this course is to familiarize students with the tools, techniques, and methods required in a 21st century social studies classroom. Students will learn a variety of best teaching practices as they relate to the various Social Studies content areas, as well as understanding citizenship education, teaching for social justice, and global diversity, broadly defined. The course is designed so that students will learn how to create effective, innovative, and student-centered lesson plans, which are grounded in the standards, reflect best classroom practices, and incorporate multiple learning styles. Students should come away from this class with a better idea of what it means to teach history as well as a variety of ways to approach teaching it.
Term(s) Offered: Spring
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