2011 TC Research
Teachers College, Columbia University
Teachers College Columbia University

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Jay Shuttleworth

Professional Background

Educational Background

Ph.D. Teaching of Social Studies, Teachers College, Columbia University
M. A. Teaching of Social Studies Teachers College, Columbia University
B. A. History (highest honors) University of California, Davis

Scholarly Interests

Sustainability

Social Issues

Place-based learning



Selected Publications


Shuttleworth, J. (in press). Teaching Hurricane Sandy as a social issue. Social Science Docket.


Shuttleworth, J. & Marri, A. (in press). Sustainability as a social issue: Learning from dialogue in a social studies classroom. Cases on Pedagogical Innovations for Sustainable Development.


Shuttleworth, J. & Just, C. (in preparation). Sustainability dialogues: College students’             “conditional willingness” to implement environmental solutions.


Marri, A., Crocco, M., Shuttleworth, J., Gaudelli, W., & Grolnick, M. (2012). Analyzing social  issues related to teaching about the federal budget, federal debt, and budget deficit in fifty          state high school social studies standards. The Social Studies, 103 (4), 133-139.

 










honors and awards

Finalist       California Teacher of the Year Program (California Department of Education)
 
Recipient   National Endowment for the Humanities Teacher Program
                        University of Hawaii, Manoa
                        University of Idaho, Moscow
 
Fellow        Fulbright Memorial Fellowship, Tokyo, Japan

custom course list

COCI C1101 Introduction to Contemporary Civilization in the West
Founded in 1919 as a course on War and Peace Issues, the central purpose of Contemporary Civilization is to introduce students to a range of issues concerning the kinds of communities – political, social, moral, and religious – that human beings construct for themselves and the values that inform and define such communities; the course is intended to prepare students to become active and informed citizens. While readings in this one-year course change from time to time, the factors that lead to adoption of a text always include historical influence, the presentation of ideas of enduring importance, and the demonstrated ability of a text to provoke productive discussion.

A&HW 5037 Advanced methods of teaching social studies
Examination of alternatives to conventional curricular arrangements in social studies, including attention
to oral history, interdisciplinary strategies and service learning.

A&HW 5030 Diversity and the social studies curriculum
Curriculum theory and instructional methods related to teaching secondary school social studies in the diverse classroom. Particular attention paid to multicultural issues in urban settings.

A&HW 4038 The study of American history and geography
Illustrative themes in American history and geography for middle and high school. Attention to the history and geography of New York State. Satisfies the New YorkState requirement for American history and geography as well as for New York State history and geography.

A&HW 4530 Seminar for student teachers in social studies
(fall and spring)
Must be taken concurrently with A&HW 4730. Restricted to majors. Includes issues of school safety and health issues in secondary schools.

A&HW 4729 Observation in the social studies
Preliminary experience in the schools. Restricted to majors.

A&HW 4036 The teaching of social studies
Basic classroom methods for teaching social studies in secondary schools; teaching resources and aids; assessment and testing; classroom management.




professional presentations

A&HW 4036: The teaching of social studies

Basic classroom methods for teaching social studies in secondary schools; teaching resources and aids; assessment and testing; classroom management.

A&HW 4038: The study of American history and geography.

Illustrative themes in American history and geography for middle and high school. Attention to the history and geography of New York State. Satisfies the New York State requirement for American history and geography as well as for New York State history and geography.

A&HW 4530: Seminar for student teachers in social studies

Must be taken concurrently with A&HW 4730. Restricted to majors. Includes issues of school safety and health issues in secondary schools.

A&HW 4729: Observation in the social studies

Preliminary experience in the schools. Restricted to majors.

A&HW 4730: Supervised student teaching in social studies

Permission of instructor required. Must be taken concurrently with A&HW 4530. Restricted to majors.

A&HW 5030: Diversity and the social studies curriculum

Curriculum theory and instructional methods related to teaching secondary school social studies in the diverse classroom. Particular attention paid to multicultural issues in urban settings.

A&HW 5037: Advanced methods of social studies curriculum

Examination of alternatives to conventional curricular arrangements in social studies, including attention to oral history, interdisciplinary strategies and service learning.