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EDM 605 Curriculum and Pedagogy Support in the Social Studies for Special Education Teachers of Adolescent Students
2 lecture hours, 1 conference hour; 3 credits
This course teaches skills needed by special education generalists to teach the Social Studies in a supportive role, in grades 7-12. The focus is on the understanding of the elements of informational, procedural, dispositional and general skill knowledge embedded in the various disciplines that make up the Social Studies. Teacher candidates examine the pedagogy needed to present the curriculum to adolescent students. Integrated in the course content are the introduction, exploration and application of a variety of instructional strategies that address the cultural, linguistic, gender and learning diversity within adolescent students. Fieldwork of 15 hours is required. The weekly conference hour will be scheduled on-line and involve instructor/ participant interaction focused on enhancing theoretical understanding of the concepts introduced in the regularly scheduled sessions. Note: This course is for the Sequence 2 program.
Prerequisite: Entry into Sequence 2 of the Generalist MSEd program.
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