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Human and Social Studies

Explores the theory and practice of interdisciplinary teaching in the humanities, focusing primarily on integrating English and History - using novels, short stories, folklore, historical scholarship and primary sources. Involves designing thematic humanities unites that enable adolescents to develop an understanding of the relationship between literature and the historical eras in which it emerged. Explores the role of language and literacy in teaching and learning both disciplines and developing students writing skills. Considers the benefits and potential problems involved in trying to create and enact an integrated curriculum.

Course #
SOCED-GE 2145
Units
3
Term
Summer
Department