|PART I: QUALITATIVE
- Active student learning opportunities:
- Students participate in pre-student teaching clinical experiences
during the major's methods class.
- Students prepare and present microteaching lessons in the methods class, as well as work collaboratively on other projects in the class.
- Strategies to improve P-16 teaching and learning
- Professional development for practicing educators,
including workshops, courses, conferences and degree programs: The Social
Science Studies Program each year co-sponsors the Annual History Teachers
Conference at EIU. Practicing educators (including program alumni) are asked
to participate as presenters at the conference.
- The Social Science Studies Program has initiated
the establishment of a network of social studies alumni in order
to increase linkages between the program and teachers working in area schools.
- Collaborative activities with business/industry:
rates on any professional/ occupational licensure exams: Pass rates on
the Social Science Test of the Illinois
Certification Testing System are as follow:
FA 2002--September administration: 60%, December administration: 85%; SP 2003--
March administration: 100%; SU 2003--June administration: 75%, July administration:
100 percent; FA 2003--September administration: 50%, November administration:
100%, December administration: 43%; SP 2004--February administration:
75%, April administration: 50%, June administration: 50%, September administration:
Geography Designation: 100%, Psychology designation: 50%.
- Faculty Achievements:
Chair of program is recipient of Dean's Award
for Service, School of Adult and Continuing Education, EIU; Chair as a member
of the Board of Trustees
of the Coles County Historical Society and as Chair of the Greenwood School which
is used for educational programs for area elementary children
Other faculty achievement data can be extracted from the departmental reports
of academic departments cited in Item 4, Part Two below.
Achievements: One recipient of the Errett and Mazie Warner Scholarship
(SP 2003); One nominee
for the Livingston C. Lord Scholarship (SP 2003); One recipient of the
National Social Science Awards awarded by the United States Achievement Academy
(FA 2003); Two recipients of the National Social Science Academy Awards awarded
by the United States Achievement Academy (SP 2004).
PART II: QUANTITATIVE INFORMATION
SOS Data Spreadsheet (Excel)
- Student Major Statistics
- Faculty Statistics: Social Science Studies is a multidisciplinary
studies program with faculty in six disciplines (Economics, Geography, History,
Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology/Anthropology) and two colleges
(the College of Arts and Humanites and the College of Sciences). Thus faculty
data will be reflected in reports from those academic departments.
Hour Production Total: 102
cost per credit hour by level: $265.56
Cost Per Credit Hour Total: $25.94
Retention Rate: 78%
- Average Actual Hours to Degree: 147
- Required Hours to Degree: 132-136