Introduction to Project-Based Learning through the National History Day Curriculum Framework (NHD)

3 Units
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for Educators Enrolling in NHD Online Course Only

This course is developed for secondary teachers and librarians who want to implement a project-based curriculum into their secondary classrooms using the curriculum framework from the National History Day program. The course provides practical advice as well as pedagogical strategies for implementing NHD into a classroom.

Course Details

Number of Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for NHD online course participants.

For More Information: Visit National History Day, http://nhd.org

Prerequisites:

None

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What You Will Learn

  • Draft a statement of project-based learning in the classroom that can be presented to parents, principals and community stakeholders
  • Develop a curriculum plan for integrating historical research and historical thinking skills into the classroom
  • Create a portfolio of classroom instructional materials
  • Create a portfolio of sample NHD projects with completed and scaled grading rubrics that can be used in the classroom
  • Identify a classroom set of resources for research that can be offered to students

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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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