Social Studies Education (SST)
SST 500 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL STUDIES EDUCATION
Classroom and field experiences designed to help students make better-informed decisions regarding careers in secondary social studies education. The definition and purpose of social studies; current research trends in social studies education. Required for social studies education majors. Offered annually.
Equivalent Course: SSE 500
SST 603 MIDDLE SCHOOL INST
Prerequisites: Cumulative 3.0 GPA, SSE 500, and SSE 524. The purposes, goals, curricular materials, methodologies, and instructional techniques of middle school social studies education. Developing competency in designing and practicing instructional strategies drawn from methodologies and of the curricular materials of middle school social studies education and the disciplines of history and the social sciences. Offered every semester.
Equivalent Course: SSE 603
SST 671 TECHNOLOGY IN THE SOCIAL STUDIES CLASSROOM
Familiarizes students with relevant technology, software, and methodology for their use in the social studies classroom. The course will allow students to be scholar-practitioners in this field focusing on both researched based best practices and practical applications to use in a P-12 setting. Offered fall semester.