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Alan J. Singer

Professor of Teaching, Learning and Technology


Degrees

PHD, 1982, Rutgers University; MA, 1974, Rutgers University; BA, 1971, CUNY City Coll


Bio

Alan Singer is a professor of Teaching, Learning and Technology and the director of social studies education programs. Dr. Singer is a former New York City high school social studies teacher and is editor of Social Science Docket, a joint publication of the New York and New Jersey Councils for the Social Studies. He is the author of Teaching Global History (Routledge, 2011), New York and Slavery: Time to Teach the Truth (SUNY Press, Excelsior Editions, 2008), Social Studies for Secondary Schools (Routledge, 3rd edition, 2008), and editor of a 268-page secondary school curriculum guide, New York and Slavery: Complicity and Resistance. In 2011, the Long Island Conference for the Social Studies awarded Dr. Singer the Mark Rothman Teacher Mentoring Award, for his commitment to students and continued excellence in education.

He received his Masters and Doctoral degrees from Rutgers University.


Teaching Interests

Social Studies education, United States history, history of slavery and the role of New York

Research Interests

Social Studies education, United States history, history of slavery and the role of New York

Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
ANTH 014F (BH) SLAVERY IN NEW YORK Undergraduate
CT 247A MIDDLE CHILDHOOD CURR 5-6 Graduate
CT 248A MDL CHLDHD CURR 7-9 Graduate
EUR 047 (IS) THE GREAT IRISH FAMINE Undergraduate
HIST 014C (HP) US: RECONSTRCTION-PRESENT Undergraduate
IRE 047 (IS) THE GREAT IRISH FAMINE Undergraduate
SED 156 TEACHING OF SOCIAL STUDIES Undergraduate
SED 156L INTRNSHP IN SECNDRY SOCL STUDS Undergraduate
SED 163 TEACHING GLOBAL HISTORY Undergraduate
SED 178 REFLECTIVE PRAC & CLASS ANALYS Undergraduate
SED 179 STUDENT TEACHING Undergraduate
SED 201 RELCTV PRAC & CLASSRM ANALYSIS Graduate
SED 217 STDNT TCHNG-SEC SCHL Graduate
SED 231 ITDCPLY APP-CURR INS Graduate
SED 236 CURR&INST-SOC STUD Graduate
SED 240 CURRNT TRENDS-SEC ED Graduate
SED 241 PATTERNS OF CIRRICULUM Graduate
SED 242 GLOBAL STDS IN CURRC Graduate
SED 251 SPECIAL READINGS SEMINAR 1 Graduate
SED 255 EXPRNCS IN URBAN SED Graduate
SED 260A MENTORED TEACHING Graduate
SED 271 INTERSECTIONS OF HIST & GEOG Graduate
SED 274 TCHNG RACE, CLASS & ETHNICITY Graduate
SED 276 TEACH US HISTORY PRO APPRCH Graduate
SED 294 INSTR PTRNS-SOC STUD Graduate
SED 294L INTRNSHP IN SECNDRY SOCL STUDS Graduate
SED 300A CURRICULUM PROJECT I Graduate
SED 300B CURRICULUM PROJECT II Graduate
SPED 223G STDNT TEACH SED:INCL/SPED STNG Graduate
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