NOTE: See the beginning of Section F for abbreviations, course numbers and coding.
|ED2514||First Nations in North America to the War of 1812||3 ch|
|ED3021||Human Development and Learning: An Overview||3 ch (3C)|
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.
|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.
|ED3092||Frameworks of Education||3 ch (3C)|
Prerequisite: ED 4164.
|ED3211||Introductions to Visual Education||3 ch (3C)|
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.
|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 (3C)|
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).
|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.
|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 for BEd Concurrent Students|
Field experience for BEd concurrent students. Must be completed before ED 5040 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 for BEd Concurrent Students (SJ).
|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.
|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.
|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 elementary schools.
Prerequisites: A Cumulative GPA of at least 2.7 and an updated criminal record and vulnerable sector check. Completion of all required Education courses and at least 30 term-courses in BA degree.
|ED5091||Learning Disabilities: Introduction||3 ch (3C)|
Concepts, definitions and terminology. A preventative 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.
|ED5191||Independent Studies (O)||3 ch|
Students will normally be limited to only 3 ch 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.