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Undergraduate Course Details
Number EDU 309
Title Social Studies in the Elementary School with Field Experiences (Pre-Practicum)
Credits 3.0

Description

The course is a hands-on, inquiry approach to best practices in social studies methods and strategies, exemplifying how to sustain elementary students? sense of wonder and curiosity about their world, their country, and their neighborhood. It is intended to open new vistas of exploration for youngsters as they investigate the physical contours of their planet and the delicate relationships among people through study and research of all nations and peoples. Special emphasis throughout is placed on civic engagement and critical thinking. Three lecture hours per week plus field experiences. Required for Education, Elementary Concentration. Prerequisites: EDU 100, EDU 208A, EDU 250A.