PIA Press Release
Thursday, January 12, 2012
UP open U revitalizes Social Studies Education grad programs
QUEZON CITY, Jan 12 (PIA) -- The University of the Philippines - Open University (UPOU) is now accepting applicants to its newly revised graduate programs in Social Studies Education.
This school year, the revised Diploma in Social Studies Education (DSSE) and Master of Arts in Social Studies Education (MA SSE) were re-designed to be more effective in developing practitioners and leaders who will strengthen Social Studies education in the country and the world.
The enrollees of the Diploma program is expected to develop a deep understanding of the theoretical and disciplinal foundations of social studies education, and develop competencies in Design and development of theoretically grounded and research-based curricula and instructional materials for social studies programs; Organization and implementation of relevant, interdisciplinary, and coherent social studies programs; and Assessment and evaluation of processes and outcomes of social studies education using a variety of tools and approaches.
Also, those who would enroll in its Master’s program are expected to participate in broader policy, regulatory, and social discourses related to social studies education; contribute to the body of research in social studies education; and demonstrate and facilitate professional learning and leadership in social studies education.
Those interested applicants for admission to these programs can send their applications until the end of February 2012. For inquiries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. (PIA-NCR)