NOTE: See the beginning of Section F for abbreviations, course numbers and coding.
Education progam description.
|ED3021||Human Development and Learning: An Overview||3 ch|
A study of theory, methods and research findings in infancy and childhood. Examines social, cognitive, emotional and physical development. Credit will not be granted for both PSYC 2201 and ED 3021. NOTE: Open to Education Students only.
|ED3024||Understanding the Adult Learner (O)||3 ch (3C)|
Explores the characteristics of learners in formal and nonformal education settings and identifies learning processes and conditions as they influence adult learning.
|ED3031||The Education of Exceptional Learners||3 ch (3C)|
Provides the student with an introduction to the field of knowledge associated with exceptional learners.
|ED3041||The Theory and Practice of Education||3 ch (3C)|
A study of dominant theories which influence and shape educational thinking and practice today. Key ideas, their origins, their current representatives, and the transposition of ideas into educational applications will be discussed.
|ED3051||School Law and Organization||3 ch (3C)|
An overview of the legal, organizational, financial and professional aspects of schools and school systems.
|ED3061||Students, Schools, Equity and Social Justice (O)||3 ch (3C)|
Explores the social, economic, cultural and political contexts of learners’ lives, discourses of social differences, equity and social justice. Topics include: sexism, gender bias, racism, class oppression, homophobia, and heterosexism, harassment and violence, and the questions these issues raise for schools, curricula and classroom practice.
|ED3211||Introductions to Visual Education||3 ch|
Addresses the history, rationales, developmental theories, curriculum planning, and basic art-making skills essential for teaching art at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Visual understanding and how it can be increased through school art programs is a key consideration.
|ED3241||Music for the Classroom Teacher||3 ch (3C)|
Outlines the materials in the music curriculum that the classroom teacher might be expected to teach, plus a study of various ways to integrate music into the general classroom curriculum.
|ED3361||Internet Literacy (O)||3 ch (3C) (LE)|
Theoretical issues arising from Internet, along with practical skills needed to gain familiarity with this network. How Internet challenges the way we create, disseminate, acquire and own knowledge.
|ED3362||Access to Literacy (O)||3 ch (3C)|
Although the teaching of reading is regarded as one of the fundamental tasks of the school system, there is relatively little attention paid to what is being read. In this course students will learn; how to find out about books; how to recognize a genuine work of imaginative literature when they encounter one; and how to talk about books among themselves and with children.
|ED3415||Developing Numeracy||3 ch|
The study of number relationships and approaches to developing number sense in children and adults.
|ED3424||Teaching Elementary School Mathematics||3 ch (3C)|
Focus on appropriate methodology for teaching mathematics at the elementary school level. Students must demonstrate competency in the mathematics content underlying the curriculum prior to completion of this course.
Prerequisite: MATH 2633 or a MATH course approved by the Education Coordinator.
|ED3474||Health & Movement Education in the Elementary School||3 ch (3C)|
|ED3511||Introduction to Science Education||3 ch (3C)|
An introduction to the teaching of science across and for particular learner levels.
|ED3561||Introduction to Second Language Education||3 ch|
An overview of the theories of learning and teaching in the Second Language context with particular emphasis on a Communicative, multi-dimensional and multi-resource methodology. (ED 4565 can be taken in place of ED 3561 but students cannot count both towards the TESL certificate).
|ED3563||Initiation à la didactique du français langue seconde (FLS)||3 ch|
Étude des caractéristiques et des objectifs de divers programmes de FLS (par ex., français de base, immersion avec l’accent sur le français intensif). Examen des fondements de l'apprentissage, de l’enseignement et de l’évaluation du FLS. Élaboration et application d’activités communicatives. This course will be taught only in French.
Prerequisite: A French oral proficiency certificate with a minimum level of Advanced from the New Brunswick Department of Training and Employment Development or permission of the instructor.
|ED3563||Introduction to French Second Language Education and Intensive French (FI)||3 ch|
In this course students will study the characteristics and objectives of various French Second Language programs (core French, Immersion with an emphasis on Intensive French).Students will also examine the basis of learning, teaching and assessment in French Second Language education.Communicative activities will be explored and created.This course will be taught only in French.
|ED3621||Introduction to Social Studies (O)||3 ch (3C)|
Consideration of the history of Social studies, debates about the content of social studies and the current state of social studies in Canada.
|ED3641||Geography in Education (O)||3 ch (3C) (2L)|
Scope and purpose of geography in education. Trends and source materials, including the use of maps, air photos and satellite images. Two laboratory sessions.
|ED3803||Service Learning in Elementary Education||3 ch (3C)|
This course will enable participating students to gain some early practical and hands-on experience in a community school. By providing direct service to a local area school, students will have an opportunity to confirm that their chosen pursuit of a career in the teaching profession. The experience gained in this course will also allow students to see and experience first hand the diversity of learners that are present in the public school system.
Prerequisite: ED 4164.
|ED4003||Field Experience I for BEd Concurrent Students|
Field experience for BEd concurrent students. Must be completed before ED 5000 Practicum.
Prerequisite: ED 4164 Techniques of Teaching.
|ED4164||Techniques of Teaching||3 ch (3C)|
Students will learn to design lessons to meet a variety of teaching situations. Classroom skills will be learned and practiced in mini-teaching sessions in front of peers and a supervising faculty member. Causes of student behaviour problems will be analyzed and strategies for dealing with disruptive students developed. This course is mandatory for first year BA/BEd students and a prerequisite for ED 4003 Field Experience I for BEd Concurrent Students (SJ).
|ED4211||Integrated Learning Through Art (O)||3 ch (3C)|
Art education theories and practices as they apply to learning across the curriculum.
|ED4353||Literacy for Struggling Readers K-5 (A)||3 ch (3C)|
Classroom learning philosophies and arrangements for children who are struggling readers.
Prerequisite: Must be a BEd student or teacher upgrading.
|ED4354||Literacy Learning in Early Years (O)||3 ch (3C)|
Current theories of the nature of literacy learning and their relationship to instructional practices in the early years.
|ED4451||Health Education (O)||3 ch (3C)|
Examines curriculum and pedagogy in a range of elementary, middle and secondary school programs that come under the rubric of health education. Includes analyses of underlying assumptions, the organization of knowledge, and pedagogical approaches to this subject area.
|ED4562||Advanced Studies in ESL Education||3 ch (3C)|
Examines communicative language teaching in the context of classrooms. Emphasizes varied teaching methods, curriculum development, and evaluation of second language learning.
|ED4565||ESL for the Classroom Teacher||3 ch (3C) (LE)|
This course is designed for classroom teachers, and future classroom teachers who have English Language Learners, (ELLS) in their classrooms. Topics to be examined include; Second Language Learning, Sheltered Instruction, Teaching Strategies, the S.I.O.P. (Sheltered Instruction Observational Protocol) Model and Assessment. ED 3561 can be taken in place of ED 4565 but students cannot count both towards the TESL certificate.
|ED4791||Basic and Applied Nutrition (O)||3 ch (3C)|
Basic concepts in nutrition across the lifespan; nutritional assessment; nutrition information, education and other change strategies; and current nutrition issues.
|ED5013||Special Topics in Education||3 ch (3C)|
In consultation with the Education Coordinator.
|ED5032||Inclusion from the Early Years||3 ch (3C)|
An examination of personal, societal and school assumptions about the meaning and importance of inclusion in life and learning from childhood. Inclusive methods of education will be examined.
Prerequisite: ED 3031.
|ED5040||Internship for Concurrent Education||15 ch|
A 15 week Practicum for students in local schools. CGPA of at least 2.7 and criminal record check are required. Along with the prerequisites, students normally should have completed the two Education electives before taking the Practicum.
Prerequisites: All required Education courses and 30 term-courses in BA degree.
|ED5046||Education at Risk Students (O)||3 ch (3C)|
Characteristics of the at-risk student. Psychological, social, and economic effects of dropping out. Remedial strategies involving learning, teaching, counseling, school climate, and school organization. Exemplary programs for at-risk students and for dropout prevention.
|ED5091||Learning Disabilities: Introduction||3 ch (3C)|
Concepts, definitions and terminology. A preventive approach.
|ED5096||Behavioural/Emotional Disorders: Introduction (O)||3 ch (3C)|
An overview of various emotional and behavioural disorders of children and young people and the ways in which coping and management strategies can be applied to develop self-discipline and control.
Prerequisite: ED 3031.
|ED5102||Curriculum and Evaluation in the Early Years (O)||3 ch (3C)|
Examines characteristics of early years learners and the role of the teacher as observer and curriculum developer in theory and practice.
Prerequisite: ED 3041.
|ED5161||Curriculum Theory (O)||3 ch (3C)|
Theory, current trends, and the role of the teacher in curriculum development.
Prerequisite: ED 3041.
|ED5175||Classroom Assessment (O)||3 ch (3C)|
Concepts and principles: teacher made tests, standardized tests, test construction, selection, administration and interpretation across the curriculum.
Prerequisite: ED 3051.
|ED5191||Independent Studies (O)||3 ch|
Students will normally be limited to only 3ch of independent study.
Prerequisite: Permission of an instructor is required before registration.
|ED5566||Field Experience in TESL||3 ch|
Supervised field experience for students in an environment in which they can both observe qualified instructors and participate in planning and teaching English as second or additional language. (The course does not qualify for the 4 term-courses of ED courses which may be applied to the BA degree).
|ED5976||Instructional Technology Across the Curriculum (O)||3 ch (3C) (1L)|
A critical examination of the role of instructional technology across the curriculum. Technologies and strategies for integration to enhance classroom instruction will be developed and evaluated.