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Fall 2020


This course is designed to introduce students to the methods of teaching world history to urban middle and high school students. This course will help prepare candidates to become effective social studies educators capable of teaching students the content knowledge, the intellectual skills, and the civic values necessary for fulfilling the responsibilities of citizenship in a participatory democracy. Special attention is given to effective teaching strategies and to addressing the individual and cultural diversity of all learners. We will examine methods for teaching world history and developing curriculum in an urban classroom.

This syllabus was designed to be zero-cost for students, drawing on freely available resources and electronic materials provided by the Lehman College Library.


This OER was created under the CUNY/SUNY Scale Up Initiative grant, 2019-2020, sponsored by the CUNY Office of Library Services.

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