CAS citizenship course to benefit history teachers

CAS citizenship course to benefit history teachers

by UA&P News Desk on April 21, 2015 - 10:12 am

Seminar-Workshop POSTER -May 2015.pdfx copyThe History Department of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), in collaboration with the Asia Pacific Studies Department, will hold HISTORY AS A WISDOM AND CITIZENSHIP COURSE: Approaches to Teaching History in the K to 12 Curriculum from May 14 to 16 at the University of Asia and the Pacific.

This seminar-workshop for social studies and history teachers aims to demonstrate how to make use of specific topics in history to teach citizenship, how to guide students to acquire critical thinking and the ability to integrate various components of history that helped shape our world today, and share with the participants some best practices concerning teaching approaches and assessment tools in social studies.

Lecture speakers include Dr. Clement Camposano, Dr. Arnel Joven, and Ms. Sophia Marco, faculty members of the History Department; Dr. Elizabeth Urgel, Chair of the Asia Pacific Studies Department; Dr. Ernesto Grio, Director for Academic Standards at Parents for Education Foundation (PAREF) and faculty member of the UA&P School of Education and Human Development (SED); and Ms. Concha de la Cruz, faculty member of SED.

Supported by San Miguel Corporation, Metrobank Foundation, Ortigas Foundation, Inc., and Mayor Maribel Eusebio of Pasig City, the seminar will also feature workshop sessions on World History, Asian History, generic cialis and complementary teaching methods and assessment tools that can be used to teach students both wisdom and citizenship through history courses.

The conference fee of PHP2,500 will cover the manual, meals, and a certificate for the three-day activity. For inquiries, please call Jam Fernandez at 637-0912 local 277 to 278 or email her at Seminar details are also available at  and Seminar-Workshop-2015-UAP.

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