(F)(Formerly EDUC 441) This course focuses on the methods and materials, and the principles and practices needed to foster intellectual and social growth in primary and elementary school students in the area of social studies. Emphasis will be placed on appropriate and broad social studies content review, highlighting the instructional practices related to geography and history, and other social science disciplines. Discussion of philosophies and terminology, evaluation of methods and materials, and development of a thematic unit will be included. Advanced Block. Prerequisites: Admission to Teacher Education, and Completion of Intermediate Block.