Education   (EDUC)

Faculty of Education

Education 2500

Orientation to Teaching

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Other hours per term: 0-0-60

An introductory Education course with a field experience component to assist students in making a decision concerning admission into the Faculty of Education and to assist the Faculty in determining the appropriateness of the student's admission. Students are assigned to school classrooms for 60 hours of practicum.

Prerequisite(s):Eight courses (a minimum of 24.0 credit hours) AND
A GPA of 2.50, calculated on all University of Lethbridge and transferable courses

Grading:Pass/Fail

Note:Students must pass Education 2500 with a favourable recommendation to be eligible for admission to the Faculty of Education. Offered: Fall, spring, Summer Session I.

Education 2510

APPLIED STUDIES Work Experience Evaluation

Credit hours: 3.00

Development of a specific learning proposal defining the learning objectives to be achieved and a written/oral evaluation of the work experience in an educational setting. Formal written submission is required to demonstrate ability to apply theory to the work experience.

Corequisite(s):Education 2500

Grading:Pass/Fail

Education 3500

Professional Semester I Practicum

Credit hours: 3.00

Other hours per term: 0-0-125

Students are assigned to schools for approximately 125 hours in a generic practicum to develop and practice skills and knowledge related to on-campus components.

Prerequisite(s):Admission to the Faculty of Education

Grading:Pass/Fail

Education 3501

Curriculum and Instruction

Credit hours: 2.00

Other hours per term: 24-0-0

Interpreting and mapping of pedagogical content knowledge and integrated teaching strategies, with particular focus on meeting learner needs through establishing learner outcomes, lesson and rudimentary unit planning and classroom management.

Prerequisite(s):Admission to the Faculty of Education

Education 3502

Educational Psychology

Credit hours: 2.00

Other hours per term: 24-0-0

Principles of educational psychology applied to classroom applications; includes child development, principles of learning, classroom management and motivation.

Prerequisite(s):Admission to the Faculty of Education

Education 3503

Language in Education

Credit hours: 2.00

Other hours per term: 24-0-0

Understanding the role of language and the language arts in education generally and in instruction across the curriculum (K-12) specifically.

Prerequisite(s):Admission to the Faculty of Education

Education 3504

Assessment and Learning

Credit hours: 2.00

Other hours per term: 24-0-0

Introduction to the alignment between classroom assessment, curriculum, and learning with a focus on formative assessment. Concepts of validity, reliability, and fairness in assessment are introduced.

Prerequisite(s):Admission to the Faculty of Education

Education 3505

Teaching Seminar

Credit hours: 2.00

Other hours per term: 0-24-0

Understanding the personal and professional nature of teaching; learner and classroom contexts; teaching strategies and teacher development.

Prerequisite(s):Admission to the Faculty of Education

Grading:Pass/Fail

Education 3508

Communications Technology and Education

Credit hours: 2.00

Other hours per term: 24-0-0

An introduction to knowledge, skills, attitudes, and critical perspectives, for effectively integrating communications technology into teaching and learning.

Prerequisite(s):Admission to the Faculty of Education

Grading:Pass/Fail

Education 3599

Professional Semester I Placeholder

Credit hours: 15.00

This Placeholder course enables students completing a Professional Semester I to maintain continuing student status. Once students have accepted their Offer of Admission to the Faculty of Education, they are automatically registered in the Placeholder. On the first day of the term, students will be provided with the information necessary to enrol in the appropriate courses. For student loan/scholarship enrolment verification purposes, 15.0 credit hours are attached to this Placeholder.

Education 3600

Professional Semester II Practicum

Credit hours: 4.50

Other hours per term: 0-0-150

Student teachers are assigned to schools for approximately 150 hours of teaching experience in a subject-related practicum.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Grading:Pass/Fail

Education 3601

Principles of Curriculum and Instruction for Majors

Credit hours: 3.00

Other hours per term: 36-0-0

The relationship of content and teaching strategies in specific subject majors. For Modern Languages majors, the language of instruction is English.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Education 3602

The Educational Psychology of Exceptional Learners

Credit hours: 3.00

Other hours per term: 36-0-0

An introduction to the characteristics and potentialities of children with exceptional learning needs, including principles and strategies used to meet the needs of students with learning and/or behavioural needs within mixed-ability classrooms.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Education 3603

Social Context of Schooling

Credit hours: 3.00

Other hours per term: 36-0-0

Social and cultural influences and issues affecting learning, teaching and the process of schooling.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Education 3604

Evaluation and Reporting

Credit hours: 1.50

Other hours per term: 18-0-0

Evaluation and reporting of student learning, emphasizing data gathering, summarizing, and interpreting data to improve teaching and learning with a focus on validity, reliability and fairness of summative assessment.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Education 3699

Professional Semester II Placeholder

Credit hours: 15.00

This Placeholder course enables students completing a Professional Semester II to maintain continuing student status. Students who are eligible to register in the upcoming Professional semester are required to enrol in the Placeholder course during registration. Once the Faculty of Education has completed course assignments, students are required to register themselves in the designated course(s). For student loan/scholarship enrolment verification purposes, 15.0 credit hours are attached to this Placeholder.

Education 3700

Applied Principles of Curriculum and Instruction for Non-Majors (Series)

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Relationship of objectives, content, teaching strategies and evaluation in a subject area.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Note:Students may not complete this course in their major area of study. Students may complete up to two offerings in Career and Technology Studies (CTS), which will be reflected on their transcript as: Education 3700 - Applied Principles of Curriculum and Instruction for Non-Majors (Series), CTS I Education 3700 - Applied Principles of Curriculum and Instruction for Non-Majors (Series), CTS II

Education 3801

Issues in Curriculum and Instruction (Series)

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

An in-depth study of curriculum and instructional strategies in a specific area of a school-based subject. With permission of the Assistant Dean, Student Program Services, some of these courses may replace the required Curriculum and Instruction course for non-majors.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I (Additional prerequisites may be specified, including any recommended background, for individual offerings)

Education 3871

Elementary Music Classroom

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Materials, methods and strategies used in teaching music in elementary schools.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Recommended Background:
Basic musicianship skills or theory

Education 3872

Secondary Music Classroom

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Materials, methods and strategies used in teaching music in secondary schools.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Recommended Background:
A knowledge of rudimental music theory

Education 3875

Brass and Percussion Methods

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 2-2-0

Brass and percussion performance teaching skills, brass and percussion curriculum, instrument maintenance and appropriate instructional strategies.

Prerequisite(s):Music 1160 or Music 2260 AND
Second-year standing (a minimum of 30.0 credit hours)

Note:Education 3875 will not be counted toward the B.Ed. degree (except for Music Education majors) if it is taken prior to admission to the Bachelor of Education program.

Education 3876

Woodwind and String Methods

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 2-2-0

Woodwind and string performance teaching skills, woodwind and string curriculum, instrument maintenance and appropriate instructional strategies.

Prerequisite(s):Music 1160 or Music 2260 AND
Second-year standing (a minimum of 30.0 credit hours)

Note:Education 3876 will not be counted toward the B.Ed. degree (except for Music Education majors) if it is taken prior to admission to the Bachelor of Education program.

Education 3877

Vocal and Classroom Instruments Methods

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 2-2-0

Vocal and classroom instruments performance teaching skills, vocal and classroom curriculum, instrument maintenance and appropriate instructional strategies.

Prerequisite(s):Music 1160 or Music 2260 AND
Second-year standing (a minimum of 30.0 credit hours)

Note:Education 3877 will not be counted toward the B.Ed. degree (except for Music Education majors) if it is taken prior to admission to the Bachelor of Education program.

Education 4000

Advanced Level Curriculum and Instruction (Series)

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

An expansion of the content and teaching strategies introduced in Education 3601. Emphasis on the theoretical and research bases of specific subject areas.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester II (in the same subject area)

Education 4210

Curriculum Development Seminar (Series)

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Examination, design and development of curriculum in a specific area.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester II (Additional prerequisites may be specified, including any recommended background, for individual offerings)

Education 4220

Curriculum and Administration Seminar (Series)

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Development and administration of curriculum at the kindergarten/elementary, middle/junior high, senior high school and adult education levels.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Education 4259

Issues in Educational Media (Series)

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Current issues in educational media dependent on student interests and needs and instructor availability. Examples include: Presentation Media – Application of instructional design principles to the preparation of mediated communications. Guidelines for planning and treatment of messages in any media format. Planning and Production of Learning Centres – Examination of learning centres as a means for individualizing instruction. Production of a learning centre which illustrates the qualities of effective centre design.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Education 4260

English Language Arts in the Elementary School

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Foundational theory and classroom practices of language arts instruction in the elementary school.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Education 4262

English Language Arts in the Secondary School

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Foundational theory and classroom practices of language arts instruction in the secondary school.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Education 4263

Language Arts Instruction for Students with Learning Difficulties

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Other hours per term: 0-0-20

Assessment and instruction of children who experience difficulty in learning to read and write; participants will design and deliver instruction under supervision in instructional settings.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Recommended Background:
One 4000-level course (3.0 credit hours) in Language Arts

Education 4265

Children's and Young Adult Literature in the Classroom

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

The characteristics, qualities and pedagogical uses of literature for children and young adults.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Education 4269

Issues in Language Arts (Series)

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Issues in Language Arts Education, selected according to student interest and available instructor expertise. Examples include: Holistic Approaches to Teaching Language Arts; Language Arts and Special Needs Students; Language Arts and Non-Academic Students; Popular Culture as Literature.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Education 4270

Communication Development: Oral Language

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

The nature and development of oracy and implications for care giving and instructional programs in spoken language.

Prerequisite(s):Third-year standing (a minimum of 60.0 credit hours)

Note:Education 4270 will not be counted toward the B.Ed. degree if it is taken prior to admission to the Bachelor of Education program.

Education 4271

Teaching Writing in the Schools

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Teaching and practice of writing in the schools.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Education 4272

Teaching English as a Second Language

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Foundations, approaches, methods, techniques, programs and issues pertaining to instructing and evaluating English as a second language.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Education 4310

Comparative Studies of Education in Developed and Third World Nations

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Societies and educational systems of developed Western, developed Socialist and Third World nations.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Education 4311

World Issues and Problems in Education

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Major factors affecting educational accessibility, achievement, practices, policies, planning and structures from an international perspective.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Education 4320

Education and Society from a Sociological Perspective

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Theories in the sociology of education; relationships between schools and other social institutions; economic, political and socialization functions of schooling; influences upon learning, achievement, evaluation, the curriculum and educational practice; issues of mobility stratification and differential treatment in the classroom.

Prerequisite(s):Third-year standing (a minimum of 60.0 credit hours)

Note:Education 4320 will not be counted toward the B.Ed. degree if it is taken prior to admission to the Bachelor of Education program.

Education 4321

Social Issues in Education

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

An examination of such factors as the economy, the state, social class, gender, ethnicity, subcultural membership, ideology and the home environment in relation to schooling.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Education 4341

Foundations of Multicultural Education in Canada

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

An historical and sociological analysis of Canada's policy of Multiculturalism and multicultural education; multicultural policies and practices in Canadian schools.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Education 4360

Studies in the History of Western Education

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

The influence of race, religion, social class and gender in shaping dominant educational ideas and practices in the Western tradition from ancient times.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Education 4361

History of Canadian Education

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

History of educational thought and development in Canada.

Prerequisite(s):Third-year standing (a minimum of 60.0 credit hours)

Note:Education 4361 will not be counted toward the B.Ed. degree if it is taken prior to admission to the Bachelor of Education program.

Education 4362

Concepts of Childhood in the History of Education

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Changing perceptions of the nature of childhood within the family, the community and society from antiquity to today; attendant educational theories and practices.

Prerequisite(s):Third-year standing (a minimum of 60.0 credit hours)

Note:Education 4362 will not be counted toward the B.Ed. degree if it is taken prior to admission to the Bachelor of Education program.

Education 4380

Developing a Philosophy of Education

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

A critical examination of some basic beliefs about what are the sensible, right and good things to do in promoting human learning, using the tools of philosophical reflection.

Prerequisite(s):Third-year standing (a minimum of 60.0 credit hours)

Note:Education 4380 will not be counted toward the B.Ed. degree if it is taken prior to admission to the Bachelor of Education program.

Education 4381

Ethics of Teaching

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Ethical problems arising in the context of teaching; a case study approach.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Education 4391

Seminar in Educational Foundations (Series)

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Interdisciplinary study of specific topics relevant to educational foundations, dependent on student interest, need and available faculty.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Education 4510

Advanced Practicum (Series)

Credit hours: 3.00

Other hours per term: 0-0-100

Optional, intensive experience in the student's major or minor area of study. Approximately 100 hours of school experience arranged individually for each student.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester II

Grading:Pass/Fail

Education 4520

Specialized Practicum (Series)

Credit hours: 3.00

Other hours per term: 0-0-100

Optional, intensive experience in a specialized area of interest. Approximately 100 hours of school experience arranged individually for each student.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester II

Grading:Pass/Fail

Education 4571

Elementary Education Internship

Credit hours: 15.00

Contact hours per week: 0-0-35

An integrated five-course equivalent term consisting of two components: a half-time teaching internship in an elementary (K-6) school placement; and engagement in professional study under the direction of a faculty mentor, including reflective practice, exploration and discussion of selected topics and professional portfolio development. Students are assigned to schools full time.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester II

Grading:Pass/Fail

Education 4572

Secondary Education Internship

Credit hours: 15.00

Contact hours per week: 0-0-35

An integrated five-course equivalent term consisting of two components: a half-time teaching internship in a secondary (Gr. 7-12) school placement; and engagement in professional study under the direction of a faculty mentor, including reflective practice, exploration and discussion of selected topics and professional portfolio development. Students are assigned to schools full time.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester II

Grading:Pass/Fail

Education 4576

Indigenous Education Internship (Fall)

Credit hours: 15.00

Contact hours per week: 0-0-35

Students are assigned to an elementary or secondary school placement in an Indigenous Education Setting.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester II

Equivalent:Education 4573 (Native Education (Fall)) (prior to 2017/2018)

Grading:Pass/Fail

Note:All students who are declared Indigenous Education majors must complete their Professional Semester III in this course.

Education 4577

International Education Internship

Credit hours: 15.00

Contact hours per week: 0-0-35

Students are assigned to an elementary or secondary school placement in an International setting.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester II AND
One of Education 4310, Education 4311, Education 4783, or Education 4920

Equivalent:Education 4573 (International Education) (prior to 2017/2018)

Grading:Pass/Fail

Education 4578

Early Childhood Education Internship

Credit hours: 15.00

Contact hours per week: 0-0-35

Students will complete an internship in an elementary (K-3) school placement.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester II AND
One of Education 4735 or Education 4738

Equivalent:Education 4573 (Early Childhood Education) (prior to 2017/2018)

Grading:Pass/Fail

Education 4579

Niitsitapi Internship

Credit hours: 15.00

Contact hours per week: 0-0-35

Students will complete an internship in an elementary (K-6) or secondary (7-12) school.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester II AND
Admission to the Faculty of Education in the Niitsitapi program

Equivalent:Education 4573 (Niitsitapi) (prior to 2017/2018)

Grading:Pass/Fail

Education 4580

Career Education Internship

Credit hours: 15.00

Contact hours per week: 0-0-35

Students will complete an internship in a school placement with emphasis on the teaching of Career Education.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester II AND
Completion of an Education course in career education

Equivalent:Education 4573 (Career Education) (prior to 2017/2018)

Grading:Pass/Fail

Education 4581

Career and Technology Studies (CTS) - Trades Internship

Credit hours: 15.00

Contact hours per week: 0-0-35

Students will complete an internship in a school placement with emphasis on the teaching of the CTS strands (Trades).

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester II AND
Completion of Education 3700 (CTS Trades), in a strand related to the practicum placement

Equivalent:Education 4573 (Career and Technology Studies (CTS) – Trades) (prior to 2017/2018)

Grading:Pass/Fail

Education 4582

Inclusive Education Internship (Spring)

Credit hours: 15.00

Contact hours per week: 0-0-35

Students will complete an internship in an elementary (K-6) school placement with an emphasis on inclusive education practices. Students will be eligible to receive an endorsement on their official transcript upon completion of a specialization.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester II AND
Completion of the four course options for students electing to complete a specialization in Inclusive Education

Equivalent:Education 4573 (Special/Inclusive Education (Spring)) (prior to 2017/2018)

Grading:Pass/Fail

Note:All students who elect to complete a specialization in Inclusive Education must complete their Professional Semester III in this course.

Education 4583

Technology in Education Internship

Credit hours: 15.00

Contact hours per week: 0-0-35

Students will complete an internship in a school placement with emphasis on the use of technology in instruction. An endorsement will be placed on the official transcript upon completion of a specialization.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester II AND
Completion of the four course options for students electing to complete a specialization in Technology in Education

Equivalent:Education 4573 (Technology in Education) (prior to 2017/2018)

Grading:Pass/Fail

Note:All students who elect to complete a specialization in Technology in Education must complete their Professional Semester III in this course.

Education 4599

Professional Semester III Placeholder

Credit hours: 15.00

This Placeholder course enables students completing a Professional Semester III to maintain continuing student status. Students who are eligible to register in the upcoming Professional Semester are required to enrol in the Placeholder course during registration. Once the Faculty of Education has completed course assignments, students are required to register themselves in the designated course(s). For student loan/scholarship enrolment verification purposes, 15.0 credit hours are attached to this Placeholder.

Education 4702

Individualizing Instruction in the Regular Classroom

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Assessment and program planning for students with mild learning handicaps and for gifted students within the regular classroom. Principles, conditions and instructional practices relating to the educational progress of such students.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Education 4703

Assessment for Individualized Educational Programming

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-3

Evaluation of the educational abilities, deficits and achievement of atypical students in regular classrooms and segregated settings. Screening, formal and informal measures of achievement, skills, aptitude, performance, attitudes and behaviour. Includes a laboratory component. Relation of assessment to individual planning and instruction.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Education 4709

Issues in Special Education (Series)

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Current issues in Special Education.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Education 4726

Indigenous Culture and Psychological Perspectives in Human Development

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Cultural and psychological perspectives in Indigenous Education. Relationship to contemporary psychological thought and therapies.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Education 4727

Social Issues in Indigenous Education

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Social issues affecting the education of Indigenous students, including the home and educational environment.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Education 4729

Issues in Indigenous Education (Series)

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Current issues in Indigenous Education.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Education 4735

Literacy and Learning in Early Childhood Education

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Intensive theoretical and practical orientation to teaching and assessing literacy abilities in reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing and representing with young children. Discusses changing views of reading, emergent literacy, language acquisition, schema and constructivist theory, phonemic awareness, comprehension and literature for literacy instruction.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Education 4736

Family and Community Resources in Early Childhood Education

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

The environment in which children develop during their critical years. Role of the family and community resources in relationship to the school.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Education 4737

Psychological Foundations of Early Childhood Education for Teachers

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

A teacher-oriented study of child development from birth to puberty, significance of child development in the preschool and early-school years. Importance of directed teaching intervention strategies in language, motor skills and social behaviour for preschool and early-school students.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Education 4738

Curriculum and Instruction in Early Childhood Education

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Concepts of early childhood development relating to the curriculum content and methods of instructing young children.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Education 4739

Issues in Early Childhood Education (Series)

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Current issues in Early Childhood Education.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Education 4760

Communication Technologies in the Curriculum

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Strategies for effective use of communication technologies in the classroom. Identification and development of educational resources and activities for integrating communication technologies in the curriculum.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Substantially Similar:
Education 5763 (prior to 2022/2023)

Education 4762

Problem Solving with Communication Technologies

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Teaching of problem-solving techniques and strategies with emphasis on communication technology-based approaches.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Substantially Similar:
Education 5762 (prior to 2022/2023)

Education 4764

The Internet and Education

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

An introduction to the services available on the Internet that are of particular interest to teachers and others interested in issues affecting education today.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Substantially Similar:
Education 5764 (prior to 2022/2023)

Education 4765

New Media and Learning

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

A study of the educational value of New Media. Students will develop knowledge and skills to effectively integrate and discuss the role of New Media in learning. Topics include New Media applications, the value of New Media for learning, the development of curriculum-based projects, and principles of design and layout.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Substantially Similar:
Education 5765 (prior to 2022/2023)

Education 4766

Web-Based Learning

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

The design and development of websites for the enhancement of personal learning. Students will create a number of websites that correspond to various topics of personal interest, and which incorporate a variety of psychological learning principles such as semantic mapping, notebook creation and journal writing.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Substantially Similar:
Education 5766 (prior to 2022/2023)

Education 4767

Web-Based Teaching

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

The design and development of websites for instructional purposes. Students critically review web-based instructional sites, and create a website that corresponds to an instructional unit and which incorporates a variety of instructional design principles.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Substantially Similar:
Education 5767 (prior to 2022/2023)

Education 4769

Educational Issues in Communication Technologies (Series)

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Educational issues in communication technologies dependent on student interest, needs, and availability of faculty resources.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Substantially Similar:
Education 5769

Education 4782

Issues in School Librarianship (Series)

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Knowledge and skills required by teacher-librarians and the role of the school library in resource-based learning. Specific issues will be dependent on student interest, needs and availability of faculty.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester II

Education 4783

Culturally Different Students

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Exploring issues dealing with culturally different students in the education system of the majority culture.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Education 4850

Special Topics

Credit hours: 3.00

Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Content reflects the unique interests of students and instructors.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I (Additional prerequisites may be specified, including any recommended background, for individual offerings)

Education 4920

Study Tour

Credit hours: 3.00

A group tour in Canada or in a foreign country which enables students to broaden their educational studies by examining and/or experiencing other educational and/or cultural institutions and settings.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Grading:Pass/Fail

Education 4950

Professional Development Topics

Credit hours: 1.50

Other hours per term: 20-0-0

This Professional Development course is a series of one-half term credit offerings (20 hours of instruction) designed to address current topics in Education and meet the specific needs of educators.

Prerequisite(s):One of Professional Semester II or admissibility to the Diploma in Education program

Grading:Pass/Fail or letter grading, depending on the section offering-refer to the current Timetable for section offerings

Note:Certification as a teacher is the normal prerequisite for admission to these courses. A maximum of two half-credit Professional Development courses (3.0 credit hours) may be credited toward the B.Ed. degree and a maximum of four such courses (6.0 credit hours) toward the M.Ed. degree. Registration fees are assessed on a full-cost recovery basis. Registration is through the Office of the Associate Dean, Faculty of Education.

Education 4951

Development Topics for the Diploma in Education (Series)

Credit hours: 1.50

Other hours per term: 20-0-0

This Professional Development course is a series of one-half term credit offerings (20 hours of instruction) designed to meet the specific needs of students in the Diploma in Education program.

Prerequisite(s):One of Professional Semester II or admissibility to the Diploma in Education program

Grading:Pass/Fail or letter grading, depending on the section offering-refer to the current Timetable for section offerings

Note:Certification as a teacher is the normal prerequisite for admission to this course. A maximum of two half-credit Professional Development courses (3.0 credit hours) may be credited toward the B.Ed. degree and a maximum of four such courses (6.0 credit hours) toward the M.Ed. degree. Registration is through the Bridge or Student Enrolment and Registrar Services.

Education 4980

Applied Studies

Credit hours: 3.00

Using a suitable employment or volunteer experience as a basis, the student completes a project which relates the experience to the study of education. Students should initially contact the Applied Studies Coordinator for specific information.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I

Education 4990

Independent Study

Credit hours: 3.00

The student undertakes to study independently a topic not covered under regular electives or special topics courses. The student works under the supervision of a faculty member to develop a proposal and the details of the study. Students should contact Student Program Services in the Faculty of Education for more information.

Prerequisite(s):Professional Semester I