Lynn E. Nielsen, Ph.D.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has -- Margaret Mead
618 Schindler Education Center
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0606
Ph.D. University of Iowa --Curriculum and Instruction
M.A. University of Northern Iowa--Elementary Administration
B.A. University of Iowa --Elementary Education
Elementary School Social Studies
State and Local History
Males in Elementary Education
210:143g APPLICATIONS AND CONTENT IN ELEMENTARY SOCIAL STUDIES--Applying knowledge of current trends, resources, and content as a means of developing, enriching and expanding the social studies curriculum.
210:164 TEACHING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SOCIAL STUDIES--Basic methods and materials for teaching the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values in history, geography, economics, civics and behavioral sciences.
210: 243 ANALYSIS AND IMPROVEMENT OF THE SOCIAL STUDIES CURRICULUM IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL--Assists teachers in exploring historical and current practices in social studies in order to create new instructional approaches by using available resources and ideas.
210:289 SEMINAR IN EDUCATION: ELEMENTARY EDUCATION--Assists teachers in exploring best practices in classroom teaching. It will also assist participants in selecting and developing a topic for the paper/project as required for the M.A. in elementary education.
210:352 CURRICULUM THEORY AND DEVELOPMENT--Aids the advanced graduate student in viewing, analyzing and interpreting the curriculum and instruction program of an educational institution and in developing skills for implementing change.
210-389 SEMINAR IN CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION--Aids the advanced graduate student in reading, analyzing and interpreting scholarly writing and in developing skills for writing for publication.
2007--UNI Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award
2008--Iowa Council for the Social Studies--John Haefner Award: The essence of this award is recognition by the recipientâ€™s peers for outstanding teaching, continuous learning and/or service to the social studies education profession.
National Council for the Social Studies
Iowa Council for the Social Studies
State Historical Society of Iowa
National Trust for Historic Preservation
Cedar Falls Historical Society