SSE - Social Studies Education

SSE 5720 Social Studies Disciplines for Elementary Teachers Cr. 3

A review of the major concepts of history, geography, political science, and economics to plan for learning in a K-8 setting. Offered Every Term.

SSE 6710 Methods and Materials of Instruction in Secondary Social Studies Cr. 3

Foundations of social studies instruction and curriculum; methods of teaching in middle and senior high school, including the use of state standards in the design of instruction, teaching approaches for the various social studies disciplines, their interdisciplinary application, diversity and appreciation of other cultures. Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Students with a class of Freshman or Sophomore may not enroll, student with a major of Education General, No Major, Level 1 - Elementary Education, Level 1 - Kinesiology, PB Pre Teaching Cert, Level 1 - Secondary Education or Level 1 - Special Education may not enroll, enrollment limited to students in the College of Education.

SSE 6720 Teaching the Interdisciplinary Knowledge of Social Studies Cr. 3

Building interdisciplinary knowledge and pedagogical skills in the social studies, including media literacy. Offered Fall.

SSE 6730 New Perspectives in Social Studies Education Cr. 3

Development of curricular lesson plans, unit plans, and other teaching strategies utilizing current approaches in social studies education. Offered Winter, Spring/Summer.

Restriction(s): Students with a class of Freshman or Sophomore may not enroll, student with a major of Education General, No Major, Level 1 - Elementary Education, Level 1 - Kinesiology, PB Pre Teaching Cert, Level 1 - Secondary Education or Level 1 - Special Education may not enroll, enrollment limited to students in the College of Education.

SSE 7780 Readings in the Social Studies Cr. 3

A reading seminar with emphasis on content and teaching strategies for social studies education. Offered Fall, Winter.

SSE 8740 Graduate Seminar in Social Studies Education Cr. 3

Application of theories of social education to curricular designs and innovative instruction pertaining to Detroit's past and present, integrated with visits to cultural sites. Offered Fall.