Syllabus/iLearn Overview of the EPSY582L NYSED Learning Standards for Social Studies NYSED Learning Standards for the Arts Common Core Learning Standards
Teaching Humanities The Arts Social Digital Studies Humanities Integrated Curriculum
Integrated CurriculumWe will start here this week.
Digital HumanitiesWe will look at this more closely during Week #2.
The ArtsThe arts will be woven in to most classes through out thesemester
Integrated CurriculumWhen you finish this presentation go to section 1.2 ofClass #1 and we will use the information there to discuss“Three Methods for Teaching the Social Studies toStudents through the Arts.”
Doing HistoryChapter 1Past, Present, and Future:The Sociocultural Context for Studying History
History involves multiple activities & purposes Looking for connections between present & past Moral responses to history involve judgments about the people and events of the past Historical analysis involves identifying patterns or examining courses and consequences of events Exhibition involves the display of historical information, whether in school or out
History helps us picture possible futures Focus on enduring human dilemmas Focus on human agency Focus on subjecting interpretations to scrutiny and skepticism Connect to the micro level Connect to the macro level
History is… about significant themes & questions interpretive explained through narratives more than politics controversial
The goal of history education Democracy requires participation Concern for a common good Emphasis on pluralism How: Give students a chance to take part in reasoned judgment Engage students in consideration of the common good Help students understand perspectives different from their own