Secondary History Education Descriptions

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Summer II 1

TCHR 6010 – The Learner and the Learning Environment – Learning theory, motivational theory, and assessment within school environment. Focus on cognitive, affective, and social development of students.

TCHR 6011 – The Teacher and the Teaching Experience – Teaching within school environment. Teaching cycle, teaching as a profession, culture of teaching, and general strategies for instruction.

Fall Semester 1

HIED 6500 – Teaching Civics and Economics in the Secondary Classroom – Content and pedagogical knowledge related to teaching civics and economics at the 9-12 level.

HIED 6510 – Issues and Topics in Social Education – Content-specific pedagogical issues relevant to teaching social studies in the secondary classroom. Designed for in-service teachers and/or master of arts (MAT) candidates. Includes research.

HIED 6600 – Teaching History in the High Schools – Historic and contemporary theories, methods, and materials in social studies education in preparation for application in a clinical setting.

HIED Elective (6000) –
HIED Elective (6000) –

Spring Semester 1

TCHR 6020 – MAT Classroom Management – Concurrent internship experience required. P: TCHR 6010, TCHR 6011. Roles and responsibilities of teacher in organizing and managing classroom setting. Approaches to handling discipline problems.

HIED 6024 – MAT Internship – P: TCHR 6010, TCHR 6011. Supervised teaching in appropriate subject and level classroom. Emphasis on reflective decision-making.

Summer I 1

TCHR 6030 – Literacy Development in the Area Classroom – May receive credit for one of READ 5317; TCHR 6030. Development of literacy abilities in content area classrooms. Identification of literacy requisites, evaluation of content area materials, and assessment of student competencies. Development of strategies and teaching materials to enhance learning.

SPED 6000 – Teaching Students with Exceptionalities in the Regular Classroom – Diverse educational needs of children with disabilities in regular classroom. Identification and placement procedures, academic and behavioral strategies, and curriculum and evaluation modifications.