Curriculum Theory and Methods: Content Specific Pedagogy for Secondary History/Social Science

Curriculum Theory and Methods: Content Specific Pedagogy for Secondary History/Social Science

Course Number: EDUC X450.13

4 units

Social Science encompasses academic disciplines that analyze the interaction of people with a society. Applying social science theory to classroom practice requires instructors to demonstrate the ability to teach state-adopted content standards in History/Social Science while enabling students to learn and use analytic thinking skills aligned with the shift to Common Core State Standards (CCSS). During this course, you will focus on the application of instructional strategies for teaching the social sciences at the middle and high school levels. You will address:

  • organization of courses
  • sources of materials
  • textbooks

You will also cover methods of teaching the social sciences with an emphasis on adapting curriculum and instruction to meet the literacy goals of Common Core.

Available Sections

Starting Jun 18


Starting Jun 18

Course Fees

$545 Early Bird Discount ends on Jun 12
$595 after Jun 12


Nancy Watkins [ bio ]

close [x] Nancy Ann Watkins, Ed.D, Teacher, Advanced Placement U.S. Government Politics, Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District


Jun 18 - Jul 29, 2018


Online Course Moodle

Section Notes:

Special Refund Policy "A" applies.


No Textbook Required.


No Prerequisites for this course

Applicable Certificates

No Applicable Certificates

Available Sections


Section No.: 181ECM002

Dates: Jun 18 - Jul 29, 2018

Instructor: Nancy Watkins

Textbook: No Textbook Required

Location: Online Course

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