Elementary Social Studies Methods

*EDUC 449. K-8 Social Studies Methods, 3 hours, Fall The purpose of this course is to equip prospective teachers to teach social studies to students in grades K-8. Students will develop an appreciation of the critical role that social studies plays in producing future citizens who will have the knowledge and desire to participate in democracy. The course includes the curriculum and teaching strategies necessary for the K-8 social studies program. Practicum required. Must provide proof of liability insurance. Prerequisites: Admissions to Teacher Education Program, EDUC 204, 314, 341, 342, PSY 404, SPED 313, 318; Corequisites: EDUC 414SL, 440, 444. (From Carson Newman’s Undergraduate Catalogue)