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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 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), Education Flashpoints, Fighting for America's Schools (Routledge 2014), Social Studies for Secondary Schools (Routledge, 4th edition, 20015), New York's Grand Emancipation Jubliee (SUNY Press, 2018) 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, Great Irish Famine

Research Interests

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

Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
CT 247A MIDDLE CHILDHOOD CURR 5-6 Graduate
CT 248A MDL CHLDHD CURR 7-9 Graduate
CT 500 PRACTICUM IN LRNING & TCHNG Graduate
CT 601 DISSERTATION SEMINAR Graduate
ELED 250B RESEARCH INTO STEM PRACTICE Graduate
ELED 253 STEM FIELD CONSULTATION Graduate
EUR 047 (IS) THE GREAT IRISH FAMINE Undergraduate
HIST 020 (HP) WHY HISTORY MATTERS 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 179 STUDENT TEACHING Undergraduate
SED 217 STDNT TCHNG-SEC SCHL Graduate
SED 240 CURRNT TRENDS-SEC ED Graduate
SED 242 GLOBAL STDS IN CURRC Graduate
SED 271 INTERSECTIONS OF HIST & GEOG Graduate
SED 274 TCHNG RACE, CLASS & ETHNICITY Graduate
SED 276 TEACH US HISTORY PRO APPRCH Graduate
SED 280X TEACHING LIT OF RACE AND CLASS 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
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