SPECIFIC METHODS OF HISTORY EDUCATION

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Course Code: 
HTM 6201
Course Credit Units: 
2
Semester: 
Semester 2
Year of Study: 
Year 1
Undergraduate or Graduate Level: 
Graduate Level
Course Description & Objectives: 

This course explores the appropriate pedagogies which teacher trainees can apply in effective history teaching. It gives an analysis of the history curriculum, justifies the teaching of history at the secondary school level. It also discusses the visual aids and evaluation and assessment used in the teaching of history. Students are finally exposed practical peer group teaching sessions which prepare them for school practice. 

Learning Outcomes: 
  • Enable students conceptualize the history curriculum and history education
  • Give justifications for teaching history at the secondary school level
  • Equips students with adequate knowledge and skills of proper lesson planning in history.
  • Equip students with a variety of appropriate pedagogies that can enable them to effectively teach history.
  • Equip students with a wide range of visual aids used in the teaching and learning of history.
  • Enable students acquire knowledge and skills of evaluation and assessment in history teaching.
  • Expose students to various ways of managing and disciplining a history class.
  • Acquaint students with the practical skills and knowledge of teaching history through the peer group sessions.
HISTORY EDUCATION
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