Integrating Civics Learning and Engagement into H-SS Instruction

1-2 Units
Off Campus
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project Participants Only

UC History-Social Science Project, in collaboration with the Santa Clara County Office of Education, will engage students in exploring how civic action concepts and strategies can be applied to the study of course content to provide a unique lens into history and to prepare students for civic engagement projects as part of their H-SS course.

Course Details

Number of Units:   1.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend:  This course provides continuing education for in-service educators in K-12 schools and districts.  Pre-service teachers are also eligible.

Course Options

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What You Will Learn

  • Locate places in curriculum in which civic change concepts and strategies can be introduced
  • Scaffold the introduction of social-change concepts and strategies
  • Adapt a strategy from the course to fit a particular historical or contemporary analysis


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Credit Validation

The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

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Many receiving institutions may accept credits towards degree programs, giving you a head start in earning a graduate degree.