EDUC 4408 Advanced Seminar on Methods of Teaching Social Studies, Student Teaching II
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as EDUC 72.02.
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4 hours recitation, weekly supervised teaching (total 20 days, 150 hours); 4 credits
Advanced theories and methods of teaching specific subject areas within social studies at grade levels appropriate for state certification requirements; focus on developing reflective practitioners and researchers; developing individualized instruction for all students; using technology for cooperative learning in the classroom and school; developing and evaluating newly adopted social studies curriculum and classroom and school cultures responsive to the needs of diverse students and students with special needs, particularly in urban settings; developing advanced methods of teaching English language learners and applying knowledge of language acquisition. Students enroll in workshops in identifying, reporting, and responding to child abuse, and in substance abuse, fire and arson prevention, and safety education. Students spend the equivalent of twenty days in the schools, during which time they engage in daily supervised student teaching.
Prerequisite: permission of the chairperson of the major department and the head of the Program in Adolescence Education and Special Subjects.
Prerequisite or corequisite: Education 4402 [71.02].
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