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CPS 3 Part II: Pedagogy of Social Science

Course Description: This course would enable the students to design dynamic instructional strategies, assessment techniques and instructional models for Social Science instruction integrated with information and communication technology

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Contents

Learning Objectives
(At the end of the session the student should be able to)

Teaching Guidelines

Methodology

Time

1

  • Social Science and Social Studies

 

  • Differentiate between social science and social studies
To cover difference between Social Science and Social Studies
  • Didactic
  • Student Interactive Sessions

 

1 Hrs

2

  • Democratic value and inclusive classrooms
  • Discuss democratic values to be followed in the classroom
  • Describe the importance of democratic values in an inclusive classroom
To cover Democratic Values, National Objectives and Citizenship; Importance of Democratic Inclusive Class Room for Social Science teaching
  • Power Point Presentations
  • Student Interactive Sessions

3 Hrs

3

  • Social Science Resources
  • Explain the significance of oral data as social science resource
To cover People as Resource: The significance of oral data
  • Didactic
  • Discussion Method

 

2 Hrs

4

  • Types of Primary and Secondary Sources:
  • Illustrate with examples the primary and secondary sources of data
To cover Data from field, Textual Materials, Journals, Magazines, Newspapers etc.
  • Didactic
  • Student Interactive Sessions
  • Visit to Library

 

3 Hrs

5

  • Library and Reference Material
  • Display the skills to use library and reference books for research
To cover Use of the library for Secondary Sources and Reference Material, such as Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
  • Power Point Presentations
  • Student Interactive Sessions
  • Visit to Library

3 Hrs

6

  • Social Science Teacher
  • Describe professional competencies and responsibilities of a Social Science teacher in school
To cover professional competencies and responsibilities of a Social Science teacher
  • Didactic
  • Student Interactive Sessions

 

2 Hrs

7

  • Social Sciences in NCF 2005
  • Discuss recommendations of National Curriculum Framework 2005 regarding teaching of Social Sciences
To cover perspective presented by National Curriculum Framework: 2005 on Social Sciences
  • Didactic
  • Blended Learning

3 Hrs

8

  • Critical appraisal of a Social Science Text book

 

  • Review critically Social Sciences text book of secondary and senior secondary level
To cover Text Book Review
  • Didactic
  • Demonstration Method

3 Hrs

9

  • Low cost teaching aids
  • Prepare low cost teaching aids for the teaching of Social Sciences
To cover Development of  low cost teaching aids for Social Science
  • Demonstration Method
  • Learning by Doing

7 Hrs

10

  • Atlas as a resource
  • Demonstrate different geographical areas and their specialty with the help of an atlas
To cover Use of Atlas as a resource for Social Sciences
  • Demonstration Method

1 Hr

Admission 2017