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Elementary Methods: Social Science And Fine Arts

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This course focuses on methodology and assessment strategies that enhance learning in social science and fine arts. Integrated content, interdisciplinary teaching, classroom management, and curriculum and assessment issues are emphasized. Multiple perspectives of students as learners of social science and fine arts, along with current research on pedagogy, are explored. This course also provides students with an opportunity to develop the ability to evaluate and to use instructional methods, curricular materials and resources, and appropriate assessment strategies.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Integrating Technology and Media

    • Integrate technology into instructional plans.
    • Analyze the legal and ethical issues regarding technology use in the classroom.
    • Identify technology and media resources for social science and fine arts instruction.

    Social Science and Fine Arts Standards

    • Identify controversies and censorship in fine arts education.
    • Define the thematic strands of the social science standards.
    • Compare state and national standards for social science and fine arts.

    Overview of Social Science and Fine Arts

    • Describe the major disciplines of social science and fine arts.
    • Identify current trends and issues in social science instruction and materials.
    • Identify current trends and theories that support an integrated fine arts program.
    • Examine developmental expectations in social science and fine arts instruction.

    The Learning Environment

    • Analyze effective motivational techniques for the classroom.
    • Analyze strategies to accommodate diversity in the learning environment.
    • Identify appropriate tools, materials, and safe-use procedures for social science and art instruction.
    • Develop management strategies for social science and fine arts classrooms.

    Parent, Teacher, and Community Collaboration

    • Research opportunities for school-wide and community involvement.
    • Identify ways to use parents and the community as resources.
    • Determine strategies for increasing the level of parental involvement.

    Instructional Approaches and Strategies

    • Analyze ways to differentiate instruction in the classroom.
    • Analyze strategies used to adapt lesson plans for diverse learners.
    • Design innovative instructional strategies and materials for social science and fine arts curricula.
    • Develop instruction to integrate social science and fine arts with other subjects.
    • Identify strategies to incorporate cultural and historical themes in social science and fine arts instruction.
    • Research effective critical thinking and study skills in social science and fine arts instruction.
    • Describe ways to adapt instruction for English language learners, special needs students, and gifted students.

    Classroom Assessment

    • Evaluate the characteristics of effective assessments.
    • Analyze formative and summative assessments.
    • Describe assessment strategies for diverse learners, including English language learners, specials needs students, and gifted students.
    • Develop assessment tools to measure student learning.
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