HIST245 Teaching Historic Places and Preservation in Schools (Experimental)

Department of Social & Behavioral Science: Social & Behavioral Science Department Archive

I. Course Number and Title
HIST245 Teaching Historic Places and Preservation in Schools (Experimental) Course No Longer Offered
II. Number of Credits
3 credits
III. Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester
2250 minutes
IV. Prerequisites
V. Other Pertinent Information
Intended for public and private school teachers and prospective teachers, as well as students as historic preservation.
VI. Catalog Course Description
An introduction to the techniques and methodology used in teaching the built environment in the classroom. It is a practical course integrating lesson plans with drawing, model-building, field trips, and community outreach activities.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Learning Goals:

    1. The primary goal is to teach the elements of preservation in the American community context. The secondary goal is to present a comprehensive strategy for the preservation instruction in the schools
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities:

    1. An integrated approach to learning preservation, preservation in the language arts and social studies, the vocabulary of domestic architecture, living in a material world, the structure of buildings, visual thinking and others
  3. Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals:

  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Students:

    Books and journals of application to the field; film, slides, video
VIII. Teaching Methods Employed
Group discussions, lecture, field study activities on the BCCC campus and in several Bucks County communities

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