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2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC 577 - Secondary Subject Matter Methods I: Social Studies and Language Arts

Prerequisite, consent of the program director, who will verify students who have been given admission to the Teacher Credential and/or Masters of Arts in Teaching program. This course prepares future secondary teachers in the methods of teaching social studies and language arts from an interdisciplinary framework to diverse student populations. The course engages students in thinking critically about the transformative potential of social studies and language arts that is grounded in students’ lives and that fosters learning via social action. The course offers opportunities to use various models of culturally responsive teaching that support student engagement, critical thinking, and character/ethical development-with application of current state standards and integration of writing into the social studies and language arts curriculum. May be held together/concurrently with EDUC 517 - Secondary Subject Matter Methods I: Math and Science . Some sections may be offered in blended/hybrid format. (Offered fall semester.) 3 credits