Sep 28, 2022  
Mercy College 2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
Mercy College 2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 552 - Social Studies in Childhood and Early Childhood Education


Credit(s): 3
3 semester hours
This course examines research-based knowledge of teaching methods and strategies in early childhood and elementary social studies. Emphasis is placed on techniques and theoretical frameworks for building a comprehensive social studies curriculum and adopting a variety of instructional practices, including inquiry, authentic intellectual work, concept formation, integration of visual and performing arts, and deliberation/structured academic controversy. The course prepares teachers to help their students fulfill the duties of citizenship in a participatory democracy. Ten hours of fieldwork required.



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