Drake Online and Continuing Education

EDMA 208 - Elementary Social Studies FA'21

Online Course Start Date: Monday, September 20, 2021

Online Course End Date: Sunday, November 14, 2021


Graduate Cost:  $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
Credit: 3 Semester Hours of Graduate Credit


Registration Deadline: 9/15/2021 10:59 PM

Course Description

This course is designed to provide you with the content knowledge, classroom methods, materials and strategies for teaching Social Studies in elementary school settings. Content knowledge in history, geography, economics, behavioral science, and political science is essential in preparing teachers to provide meaningful social studies experiences for elementary students. In an eight-week format, participants are guided through various activities including reading, viewing, reflection, investigations and applications to further increase their knowledge and awareness of topics related to teaching and learning in elementary social studies. Students will examine, study, and apply the Iowa Core Social Studies standards K-2 and 3-5.


Cancellation Policy

If it is necessary to withdraw from this course before the start date, a $50 non-refundable processing fee will be assessed. No refunds will be given after the start date.

Drake University

Continuing Education
Professional Development

2507 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311


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