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EDU: Techniques for Social Studies

Course Number: 10-522-119
Credits: 3
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Course Information

Description: Students analyze current content in social studies education as recommended by the National Council for the Social Studies and Wisconsin DPI. Students design learning opportunities for the five content areas of social studies: Geography, History, Behavioral Sciences (Culture and Society), Political Science (Civics and Government), and Economics that incorporate the social studies inquiry practices and processes. Students receive training on the history, culture, and tribal sovereignty of Wisconsin's eleven federally-recognized American Indian nations and tribal communities.
Total Credits: 3

Course Competencies

  1. Apply social studies inquiry practices and processes.
  2. Create a lesson plan reflecting the Economics content area.
  3. Create a lesson plan reflecting the Political Science content area.
  4. Create a lesson plan reflecting the History content area.
  5. Create a lesson plan reflecting the Geography content area.
  6. Create a lesson plan reflecting the Behavioral Science content area.
  7. Examine Wisconsin Act 31 and Native American Education

Course details are from the 2021-2022 academic year and are subject to change after 5/23/2022.