NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
14/16 AHMADU BELLO WAY, LAGOS
SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
MAY/JUNE 2013 EXAMINATION
COURSE CODE: EDU 768
COURSE TITLE: SOCIAL STUDIES METHODS Time: 2 hours
Answer question 1 and any other two questions.
1.(a). As a newly posted social studies teacher in a school, discuss the factors that you would consider in planning a comprehensive syllabus for your department. 8 marks
(b). Briefly describe with examples what is meant by instructional materials and state their importance in social studies teaching. 12 marks
(c). With illustrations where applicable, discuss techniques in relation to the teaching of social studies in Nigerian secondary schools. 10 marks
2.(a). Explain any six methods of teaching social studies in secondary schools. (b). Discuss the advantages of behavioural objectives.
- Discuss five major variables usually considered in preparing effective teaching of social studies in junior secondary schools.
- (a) Discuss syllabus as an instrument of teaching and learning of social studies in junior secondary schools in Nigeria.
(b) Discuss five factors to be considered in planning a concise social studies
syllabus for Nigerian junior secondary schools.