MAS 901 Issues and Research in Humanities Education
This course provides an introduction to issues and research in humanities education and opportunities to examine the ways current research can be applied to classroom practice in Singapore. Participants will have opportunities to examine issues central to curriculum, student learning and thinking, and pedagogy, and consider implications these studies have for teaching and learning in the humanities. The course provides opportunities to explore a range of issues, the purposes of the subjects and different perspectives within the field.
Research Foundation Course
MAS 981 Critical Thinking and Writing in the Humanities
This course will introduce students to the thinking and academic writing skills they need in history, geography and the social sciences and the ways these can be applied in social studies education. The ways in which arguments are constructed and presented will be studied through workshops and seminars. Students are required to play an active role in this course. The basic principles in critical thinking and writing are illustrated through practical examples prepared by students, which will become the basis for continuous assessment for the subject.
Geography and Geography Education
This strand focuses on geography and geography education. Courses include GIS, urban geography, and research and issues in geographic education among others. Learn more
History and History Education
Courses in this strand focus on history and history education. Content covered include topics such as globalization, heritage, ancient civilizations, women’s history, and historical thinking. This strand also offers history pedagogy courses that will examine key issues and research in history education focusing on disciplinary practices and concepts. Learn more
Social Studies Education
This strand includes courses that address specific topics within the Social Studies syllabus such as governance and public policy. Other courses include Social Studies and curriculum theory, and Citizenship Education in a global age. Learn more