May 29, 2024  
Fitchburg State University 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
Fitchburg State University 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 3028 - Teaching Social Studies in Middle School

3 cr. 3 hr. Day course offered in the Spring.

This course investigates social studies content, strategies, and techniques deemed essential to fulfill varied curriculum requirements by exploring the integrative and interdisciplinary nature of the themes and disciplines of social studies. Candidates examine how to integrate instructional experiences that equalize educational opportunities for a diverse and inclusive student population and explore opportunities for enhancing multicultural pluralism. Additionally, this course assesses traditional as well as new technologies and their potential applications within the field of social studies education from a historical, theoretical, and practical perspective. A pre-practicum of 20 hours is required. Required for all Middle School Humanities and History Education Majors.

Prerequisite(s): Successful passage of Stage One Education Unit Review.

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