Courses Catalogue

Social Studies In Early Childhood Education

COURSE CODE: ECP 1202
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Early Childhood and Primary Education, Diploma
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

This course introduces students to the aims of teaching Social Studies in early childhood education. Students are also exposed to appropriate methods that can be used to teach social studies to in primary schools.

EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of the course, students should be able to:-

§ Explain the SST curriculum in Early Childhood Education

§ Describe the aims & objectives of teaching Social Studies in early childhood.

§ Demonstrate ability to select and use appropriate teaching approaches and methods and instructional materials effective for teaching Social Studies.