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EDS 615 The Secondary School Curriculum in the Social Studies
4 hours; 4 credits
This course examines the secondary school social studies curriculum from the specialist's standpoint and explores the process of transforming it for teaching and learning. General principles for developing a social studies curriculum are discussed; connections to New York State standards and National Council of Social Studies standards are established; and resources for teaching are analyzed and evaluated. A field work component of a minimum of twenty (20) hours in included.
Prerequisites: Matriculation into the Graduate Sequence II in secondary social studies program.
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