About The Instructor
This course satisfies part of the Communication Skills graduation requirement.
Students registering for this course must also register for section "C1" of EDUC450.
This section is Communication Skills intensive. Communication Skills I-V must be completed before taking this course.
Session, Dates: 1 (08/26/2013 - 12/14/2013)
Time: 06:00 - 08:50 pm
Location: Moon Campus
Room: Hale Center 304
Seats Available: 45 Seats
Co-Requisite courses must match session/section/location
his course provides opportunities for candidates to explore specific teaching and assessment strategies and processes particularly suited for the fields of Social Studies. Emphasis will be placed upon the tools of inquiry and national and Pennsylvania academic standards for Social Studies. During this course, candidates will create lesson plans in diverse social studies disciplines, and will use them to micro-teach. Candidates will develop a unit plan, with detailed lesson plans which identify appropriate adaptations for diverse learners. Candidates will also create assessment tools, including tests and authentic assessments, and assignments with appropriate adaptations for diverse learners. Candidates will utilize instructional technology to create a CD which includes their unit plan and assessment. Candidates must earn a "C" or higher to successfully complete this course.
Soren I. Fanning, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History
Coordinator, Secondary Social Studies Education
Nicholson Center 441