2013 Cohort - Social Science for Teachers Grades 6-12 (MA)

Tentative course schedule

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Summer 2013

HISUS 5160 U.S. History from 1929 to 1960 -- 3 unit(s)

U.S. history from the Great Crash through the Eisenhower Era, emphasizing the Great Depression and New Deal of 1930s, World War II at home and abroad in the 1940s and postwar issues including the Cold War and economic prosperity. Prerequisite(s): junior standing.

Via Adobe Connect, Monday-Friday, June 10-28; 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

HIST 6286 Studies in Africa -- 1 unit(s)

Via Adobe Connect, Monday-Friday, July 8-12; 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

HIST 6286 Studies in China -- 1 unit(s)

Via Adobe Connect, Monday-Friday, July 15-19; 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

HIST 6286 Studies in India -- 1 unit(s)

Via Adobe Connect, Monday-Friday, July 22-26; 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Fall 2013

GEOG 5150 Regional Geography -- 3 unit(s)

Study of geography of selected region including evolution and dynamics of its cultural, social, economic, political and environmental dimensions. May be repeated on different regions. Prerequisite(s): junior standing.

Topic: Iowa

Spring 2014

HISUS 6289 Seminar

-- 3 unit(s) Topic: Teaching U.S. History

Summer 2014

POL AMER 5130 Iowa Politics -- 3 unit(s)

Emphasis placed on the origins of Iowa’s governmental structure, the three branches of government, and its unique role in presidential politics. Will examine some of the perennial issues facing the state.

PSYCH 5606 Special Topics in Social Psychology -- 3 unit(s)

In-depth coverage of an applied topic in social psychology and the design of social psychology research. Students will be required to complete a project, which may or may not include the collection of data, in the topical area. Topics may include, but are not limited to, social cognition, emotion, interpersonal relationships, aggression, persuasion, altruistic behavior, identity and group dynamics. Prerequisite(s): PSYCH 1001; PSYCH 3002; PSYCH 2203; junior standing.

Topic: Adolescent

Fall 2014

PSYCH 5303 Health Psychology -- 3 unit(s)

Overview of the contribution of social, personality and clinical psychology to: a) an understanding of the psycho-social variables affecting physical illness and disease; b) the development of assessment and intervention strategies for comprehensive illness management and rehabilitation; and c) the promotion and maintenance of health-enhancing behavior. Prerequisite(s): PSYCH 1001; junior standing.

Spring 2015

SOC 6286 Studies in Social Problems: Inequalities in Education -- 3 unit(s)

Summer 2015

HISUS 6289 Seminar

-- 3 unit(s)
Course details and enrollment information

XXXX 6299 Research Project

-- 3 unit(s)

Course delivery

Courses in this program are offered via interactive video conferencing methods (including Adobe Connect), scheduled Wednesday evenings during fall and spring semesters. Some courses and coursework are offered online using eLearning, a Blackboard learning management system requiring Internet access and a web browser.

While most students encounter very few technical difficulties with our online courses, our team of support specialists is available to assist you as needed.

During the last summer of the program, there will also be a one-week study tour, focused on a specific topic, in which students will attend relevant sites such as museums and historical sites.

Services and support

Support services such as access to the UNI Rod Library, UNI Financial Aid and technical assistance will be readily available.