NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

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K-12 Professionals

Great Plains S.S. Council 2018

EDUC 2000




Instructor: Colin Kloster

Grading: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Saturday, October 06, 2018 - Saturday, December 01, 2018

Meet October 6 (8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.) plus additional hours with course completion December 7, 2018

Instruction Mode: Combination

Location: NDSU Campus, Minard Hall, Rms 210, 212, 214, 220 & 230, Fargo, ND

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $50

Course Description:

The Great Plains Social Studies Council 2018 workshop will consist several one hour breakout sessions that deal with a variety of social studies topics including history, economics, government, and geography.  Each session will instruct and promote current and best pedagogical practices.  Attendees will be required to attend a minimum of four breakout sessions as well as a debriefing session. They will also participate in online discussions and create one lesson plan using information and material acquired at the workshop.


Attendees will demonstrate mastery of two social studies teaching methods learned in the workshop. 

Required Student Resources:

Participants will need access to the internet and a computer.

About The Instructor

Colin Kloster

Colin earned his M.A. in Technology & Curriculum Design from University of Phoenix, AZ; he received several B.A. degrees specificially in Social Studies; American Studies & History from Minnesota State University, Moorhead, MN. Colin has 21 years teaching experience.

Ashley Baggett

Before obtaining her doctorate in history from Louisianna State University, Dr. Baggett earned a bachelor’s in secondary education, social studies and taught on various levels—including middle school, high school, and college—since 2003. Because of her education background, she is associate faculty with the School of Education’s Teacher Ed program for History/Social Sciences. Also, due to her research and area of expertise, Baggett is affiliate faculty with the Women and Gender Studies program. Dr. Baggett is the author of Intimate Partner Violence in New Orleans: Gender, Race, and Reform, 1840-1900 published by University Press of Mississippi (2017).

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