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Social Studies Education (SS ED)

SS ED 411 Teaching Secondary Social Studies I (3) Methods for teaching social studies in secondary grades; nature of social studies, content and learning outcomes, instructional strategies and planning.
Effective: Fall 2011
Prerequisite: C I 295, ECON 104, GEOG 010, HIST 020, HIST 021, PL SC 001 ; plus 6 credits of other Option Requirements (Prescribed Courses Additions Courses Supporting Courses and Related Areas Concentration)  

SS ED 412W Teaching Secondary Social Studies II (3) Writing-intensive course focusing on study of the social studies teacher's role in planning instruction; strategies for teaching.
Effective: Summer 2010
Prerequisite: SS ED 411   Concurrent: C I 412W

SS ED 430W Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary Grades (3) Principles underlying use of social studies in the elementary school; practical demonstration of desirable methods.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: LL ED 400, LL ED 401, LL ED 402 nine credits in history and the social sciences   Concurrent: C I 495A OR C I 495B ; MTHED 420 SCIED 458

SS ED 470 Issues in Social Studies Education (1-6) Concentration on particular issues, trends, and developments in the social studies.
Effective: Winter 1978
Prerequisite: Instructional I certificate and teaching experience  

SS ED 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

SS ED 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

SS ED 498 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1992
 

SS ED 530 Instructional Practices in the Social Studies (3) Social studies innovations in the classroom, new programs, new materials, new methods, and evaluation.
Effective: Winter 1978
Prerequisite: one year of teaching experience  

SS ED 532 Curriculum Models in Social Studies Education (3) Study of past and proposed curricula in elementary and secondary social studies. Various means of judging curricula will be offered.
Effective: Spring 1985
Prerequisite: C I 495D  

SS ED 533 Research in the Teaching of Social Studies (3) Procedures and methods of research for the teaching of social studies, strategies of investigation, and review of research literature.
Effective: Fall 1983
Prerequisite: 12 credits in the social sciences at the 400 or 500 level and teaching experience  

SS ED 535 Teaching and Learning Historical Literacy with Media (3) Study of how historically oriented media influence learning about past and connect to present with challenges and potential for education.
Effective: Fall 2015
 

SS ED 590 Colloquium (1-3) Graduate seminar for new doctoral students in social studies education.
Effective: Summer 1998
Prerequisite: graduate standing in social studies education  

SS ED 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 1987
 

SS ED 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently.
Effective: Spring 1987
 

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