UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES IN EDUCATION COURSES

 

 

Courses not offered this academic year (fall/winter terms) are indicated by the words "NOT OFFERED THIS YEAR" below the course description. Nevertheless, students should refer to the Timetable as a final check.

Hours of instruction per week for Professional Year courses and Education electives are based on an abbreviated term to allow for the student teaching placement. Course credit weights are based on 72 hours per full course equivalent (FCE).

(Information about Course Numbering System)

 

CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION IN PRIMARY-JUNIOR EDUCATION:

Education 3013 - The Early Reading Institute
Education 4012 - Curriculum and Instruction in Language Arts
Education 4013 - Teaching Early Literacy (Primary-Junior)
Education 4014 - Curriculum and Instruction in Science and Technology
Education 4015 - Curriculum and Instruction in Social Studies
Education 4016 - Curriculum and Instruction in Visual Arts
Education 4017 - Curriculum and Instruction in Music
Education 4018 - Curriculum and Instruction in Physical and Health Education
Education 4050 - Curriculum and Instruction in Mathematics

CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION IN JUNIOR-INTERMEDIATE EDUCATION:

Education 4112 - Curriculum and Instruction in Language Arts/English
Education 4113 - Teaching Literacy (Junior-Intermediate)
Education 4114 - Curriculum and Instruction in Science and Technology (Junior)
Education 4115 - Curriculum and Instruction in Social Studies (Junior)
Education 4116 - Curriculum and Instruction in Visual Arts (Junior)
Education 4117 - Curriculum and Instruction in Music (Junior)
Education 4118 - Curriculum and Instruction in Physical and Health Education (Junior)
Education 4151 - Curriculum and Instruction in Mathematics
Education 4212 - Media Literacy in the Middle Years Intermediate Language Arts
Education 4214 - Curriculum and Instruction in Intermediate General Science
Education 4215 - Curriculum and Instruction in Intermediate History
Education 4216 - Curriculum and Instruction in Intermediate Visual Arts
Education 4217 - Curriculum and Instruction in Intermediate Music (Vocal or Instrumental)
Education 4218 - Curriculum and Instruction in Intermediate Physical and Health Education
Education 4231 - Curriculum and Instruction in Intermediate Geography
Education 4232 - Curriculum and Instruction in Intermediate French
Education 4233 - Curriculum and Instruction in Intermediate Native Studies
Education 4234 - Curriculum and Instruction in Intermediate Mathematics
Education 4235 - Curriculum and Instruction in Intermediate Native Languages
Education 4239 - Tutorial in Teachable Subject (Intermediate)

CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION IN INTERMEDIATE-SENIOR EDUCATION:

Education 3218 - OE3 Community Service (OE3 IS program requirement)
Education 3219 - Authentic Group Project (OE3 IS program requirement)
Education 4213 - Literacy and Learning in I/S Curriculum
Education 4241 - Curriculum and Instruction in History and Related Curricula
Education 4242 - Curriculum and Instruction in Individual and Society
Education 4244 - Curriculum and Instruction in Mathematics
Education 4245 - Curriculum and Instruction in Physical and Health Education
Education 4260 - Curriculum and Instruction in Biology
Education 4261 - Curriculum and Instruction in Chemistry
Education 4262 - Curriculum and Instruction in General Science
Education 4263 - Curriculum and Instruction in Geography
Education 4265 - Curriculum and Instruction in Physics
Education 4271 - Guiding Student Choices
Education 4280 - Curriculum and Instruction in English
Education 4281 - Curriculum and Instruction in French
Education 4283 - Curriculum and Instruction in Native Studies
Education 4284 - Curriculum and Instruction in Environmental Science
Education 4285 - Curriculum and Instruction in Native Languages
Education 4288 - Tutorial in Education

GENERAL AND FOUNDATIONS COURSES:

Education 1499 - Introduction to the Foundations of Education
Education 2254 - Foundations of Music Education
Education 2399 - Contemporary Educational Thought
Education 3399 - Student Teaching in Music Education
Education 4000 - Honours Concurent Special Topic
Education 4410 - Educational Psychology/Teaching Exceptional Students
Education 4412 - Educational Law
Education 4413 - Foundations and Issues in Education
Education 4414 - Introduction to Planning and Evaluation
Education 4416 - Aboriginal Education
Education 4470 - Introduction to Classroom Management
Education 4499 - Student Teaching in the Professional Year

*ELECTIVES:

Education 3011 - Introduction to Teaching Primary Core or Immersion French
Education 3014 - Physical Sciences in the PJ Curriculum
Education 3210 - Educational Technology in the Classroom
Education 3230 - Philosophy in Education
Education 3231 - Interpersonal Communication Skills in the Classroom
Education 3232 - Society and Education
Education 3233 - History of Educational Thought and Practice
Education 3234 - Comparative Education
Education 3235 - Contemporary Issues in Native Education
Education 3236 - Curriculum and Instruction in Religious Education in Roman Catholic Separate Schools in Ontario
Education 3237 - Teaching in a Multicultural Setting
Education 3238 - Outdoor Ecological and Experiential Education
*Education 3239 - Special Topics
Education 3250 - Action Research in Educational Settings
Education 3251 - Process Writing
Education 3252 - Cooperative Learning Strategies
Education 3253 - Teaching Kindergarten
Education 3254 - Drama in Education
Education 3255 - School-based Health Promotion
Education 3258 - School-based Outdoor Education
*Education 3259 - Special Topics (Pass/Fail)
Education 3270 - Teaching English as a Second Dialect to Native Children
Education 3271 - Indigenous Peoples and Addiction Issues
Education 3272 - Native Women in Education
Education 3273 - Teaching in an Isolated Community
Education 3274 - Educational Internship
Education 3275 - Educational Internship (Classroom Setting)
Education 3276 - Classroom Dynamics
*Education 3499 - Introductory Student Teaching Placement
Education 4272 - School, College, Work - Internship
Education 4273 - Teaching in Intermediate Non-Rotation Classrooms
*Notes:
1. Education 3239 may be taken for credit more than once if the topics are different.
2. Education 3259 may only be taken by students in the Professional Year and may be taken for credit more than once if the topics are different.
3. Education 3499, a half-course elective, may not be taken for credit towards either component of a concurrent degree program (the BA or BSc and the BEd).
4. Students should check the Course Timetable for Electives course sections restricted to Professional Year only.

ORILLIA ELECTIVES:

Education 3274 - Educational Internship
Education 3275 - Educational Internship (Classroom Setting)
Education 3276 - Classroom Dynamics

ABORIGINAL EDUCATION:

Education 3235 - Contemporary Issues in Native Education
Education 3270 - Teaching English as a Second Dialect to Native Children
Education 4233 - Curriculum and Instruction in Intermediate Native Studies
Education 4235 - Curriculum and Instruction in Intermediate Native Languages
Education 4283 - Curriculum and Instruction in Native Studies
Education 4285 - Curriculum and Instruction in Native Languages

 

Education 1499
Introduction to the Foundations of Education
1.5-0; 1.5-0
An introduction to the foundations of educational study as a discipline of inquiry. This course will centre on theories of knowledge: what counts as knowledge, how knowledge is passed on in schools, who controls the dissemination of knowledge in schools and how, the history of schooling and moral and social analysis of schooling.

Education 2254
Foundations of Music Education
2-0; or 2-0
An examination of the foundations and practices of music education. Emphasis will be on understanding and developing basic skills and competencies that underlie effective classroom teaching.
Open to Music Majors only.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 2399
Contemporary Educational Thought
1.5-0; 1.5-0
A critical enquiry into current thinking in educational foundations. Topics may include gender, First Nations issues, multiculturalism, post-colonial thought, the moral nature of teaching, and epistemologies of teaching and learning.

Education 3011
Introduction to Teaching Primary Core or Immersion French
2-0; or 2-0
Prepares primary and junior level subject teacher-candidates for a possible placement in either Core or Immersion French. Both written and spoken French competency is a pre-requisite; a competency test is also required. A background involving formal education in French programs or schools would be an asset.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 3013
The Early Reading Institute
2-0; or 2-0
Reading instruction information including strategies and materials suited for teaching young children to read. Intended to supplement the Early Literacy course, Education 4013, in the Professional Year.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 3014
Physical Sciences in the PJ Curriculum
2-0; or 2-0
Specific instruction on the content material necessary for teaching the physical sciences as mandated in the current Ontario curriculum. Intended to augment the Science and Technology course, Education 4014, in the Professional Year.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 3210
Educational Technology in the Classroom
2-0; or 2-0
A course offered primarily online that provides an introduction to the roles that multimedia and computer technology play in teaching. The course content also provides opportunities to match a variety of software applications against the needs of present and future teaching practices.
Students who have taken Education 3410 previously may not take Education 3210 for credit.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 3218
OE3 Community Service
2-0; or 2-0
Complements the environmental science teachable, and provides placements with an ecological service emphasis in the local community to parallel the Ministry of Education's community service requirement.
May only be taken by Professional Year OE3 students.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 3219
Authentic Group Project
0-0; 2-0
Complements the environmental science teachable as a follow-up to the community service course. Students develop and implement ecological projects involving the community, utilizing the knowledge and skills acquired in Education 4284.
May only be taken by Professional Year OE3 students.
(1/4 credit course)


Education 3230
Philosophy in Education
2-0; or 2-0
A preliminary study of the philosophical background of modern educational problems aimed at encouraging the student to think critically about contemporary theories and issues in education.
Students who have taken Education 3430 previously may not take Education 3230 for credit.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 3231
Interpersonal Communication Skills in the Classroom
2-0; or 2-0
This course will attempt to enhance inter-personal communications skills of individuals functioning in the classroom setting. Various communication styles will be explored and practiced. Beliefs, values and goals and their relationship to communication in cross-cultural settings will be studied.
Students who have taken Education 3431 previously may not take Education 3231 for credit.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 3232
Society and Education
2-0; or 2-0
This course examines the major social forces that influence the process of education. The adolescent subculture, social class, ethnicity, social change and organization of education will be examined with primary focus on interaction in the classroom.
Students who have taken Education 3432 previously may not take Education 3232 for credit.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 3233
History of Educational Thought and Practice
2-0; or 2-0
An historical survey of the values and practices emphasized and illustrated by outstanding educators and teachers including reference to prominent figures in the history of education in Ontario.
Students who have taken Education 3433 previously may not take Education 3233 for credit.
(1/4 credit course)
NOT OFFERED THIS YEAR

Education 3234
Comparative Education
2-0; or 2-0
A comparative study of contemporary educational systems in both developed and emerging nations. Emphasis is placed on the international aspects of education.
Students who have taken Education 3434 previously may not take Education 3234 for credit.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 3235
Contemporary Issues in Native Education
2-0; or 2-0
The focus of this course will be on examining the role of the teacher in developing a better understanding of Native peoples in Canada.
Students who have taken Education 3435 previously may not take Education 3235 for credit.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 3236
Curriculum and Instruction in Religious Education in Roman Catholic Separate Schools in Ontario
2-0; or 2-0
This course will provide the student with a basis for professional competency in the teaching of religion in the Roman Catholic Separate Schools of Ontario.
Students who have taken Education 3436 previously may not take Education 3236 for credit.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 3237
Teaching in a Multicultural Setting
2-0; or 2-0
A preparation for teaching in a multi-cultural setting by helping student teachers to examine teaching and learning in such a setting and to explore ideas for the day-to-day operation of their classes.
Students who have taken Education 3437 previously may not take Education 3237 for credit.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 3238
Outdoor Ecological and Experiential Education
2-0; or 2-0
Grade Scheme: Pass/Fail
An introductory first-hand examination of knowledge, skills and values necessary to develop and implement an outdoor experiential education program. The focus will be interdisciplinary, including science, geography, history and art perspectives, as well as the more traditional outdoor education focus.
May only be taken in Professional Year.
An additional fee is required for this course.
Students who have taken Education 3438 previously may not take Education 3238 for credit.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 3239 (ST)
Special Topics
2-0; or 2-0
Topics in education appropriate for beginning teachers, to be chosen yearly in order to maintain currency.
Education 3239 may be taken for credit more than once if the topics are different.
Students who have taken Education 3439 previously may not take Education 3239 for credit.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 3250
Action Research in Educational Settings
2-0; or 2-0
The fundamentals of Action Research principles in school improvement initiatives; includes a practical application component.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 3251
Process Writing
2-0; or 2-0
Investigates and implements strategies in teaching effective writing skills for a variety of specific purposes in various subjects in the intermediate/senior division. The Ontario College of Teachers' "Foundations of Professional Practice" provides the philosophical underpinnings.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 3252
Cooperative Learning Strategies
2-0; or 2-0
A survey of cooperative learning strategies including discussion and assessment of packaged programs intended to promote cooperation in elementary and secondary classrooms.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 3253
Teaching Kindergarten
2-0; or 2-0
An exploration of methods to encourage thinking related to the processes and practices used in Kindergarten. Will relate child maturation and philosophy to the expectations outlined in the Ministry of Education Kindergarten Program.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 3254
Drama in Education
2-0; or 2-0
Techniques for using drama to enhance learning in K-12 classroom situations across the curriculum.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 3255
School-based Health Promotion
2-0; or 2-0
Provides students with a working knowledge of the comprehensive school health model (CSH) for school-based health promotion endorsed by the World Health Organization; addresses the guiding principles of CSH and the principles of health promotion with specific emphasis on the six priority health risks related to the leading causes of death among Canadians.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 3258
School-based Outdoor Education
2-0; or 2-0
Focuses on outdoor education that can be practiced in schoolyards and adjacent communities. Various approaches to outdoor education, current theories and practices, and constraints on and possibilities for implementation of outdoor education across the curriculum in Ontario schools will be examined. The first half of each class will be spent outside, learning experientially; the second half will be devoted to debriefing and discussion.
Students who have taken Education 3458 previously may not take Education 3258 for credit.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 3259 (ST)
Special Topics (Pass/Fail)
2-0; or 2-0
Grade Scheme: Pass/Fail
Certain courses by virtue of their experiential nature better lend themselves to a final grade of "Pass" or "Fail" rather than a conventional percentage. The topics that fall under this heading are appropriate for beginning (pre-service) teachers, and will be chosen annually to assure their currency.
(1/4 credit course)
May only be taken by students in the Professional Year of a BEd program.

Education 3270
Teaching English as a Second Dialect to Native Children
2-0; or 2-0
This course is designed to provide teachers with the skills and techniques to teach English to Native children. Particular difficulties encountered by Native children in their learning of English will be defined, and a variety of methods of overcoming these will be presented.
Students who have taken Education 3470 previously may not take Education 3270 for credit.
(1/4 credit course)


Education 3271
Indigenous Peoples and Addiction Issues
2-0; or 2-0
Provides an Indigenous perspective and information on work being done with Indigenous peoples and alcohol addictions using historical contexts and culturally relevant information for prospective teachers of Indigenous children.
(1/4 credit course)
NOT OFFERED THIS YEAR

Education 3272
Native Women in Education
Focus on Native women and their experiences in educational settings. Topics, examined within the context of Indigenous value systems and worldviews, include: the definition of the educational experience, historical and contemporary collective and individual experiences in education, identification of unique issues in the educational experience, and educational practices that promote equity and self-determination for Indigenous female learners.
(1/4 credit course)
NOT OFFERED THIS YEAR

Education 3273
Teaching in an Isolated Community
2-0; or 2-0
Teacher as information leader: identifying issues, problems, and dilemmas, and considering opportunities for teaching in a cross-cultural milieu; acquiring the theory and practice necessary to formulate strategies for applying this knowledge in isolated settings.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 3274
Educational Internship
2-0; or 2-0
Grade Scheme: Pass/Fail
Opportunity for a practical placement in an educational setting outside of the classroom (library, hospital, museum). Intended to provide background in non-traditional teaching assignments.
Professional Year only
(1/4 credit course)

Education 3275
Educational Internship (Classroom Setting)
2-0; or 2-0
Students observe and document a job shadowing experience in a school setting focusing on the many facets of education and the role of educators in society.
Non-Professional Year only
Not open to first year students
(1/4 credit course)

Education 3276
Classroom Dynamics
2-0; or 2-0
Prerequisite: Education 3275
Provides opportunity to experience a classroom and investigate teaching strategies and the process of learning.
Non-Professional Year only
Not open to first year students
(1/4 credit course)


Education 3399
Student Teaching in Music Education
Taken in the third year of a five-year program.

Education 3499
Introductory Student Teaching Placement
Grade Scheme: Pass/Fail
Prerequisite: Education 2399
A supervised practical placement in which students have opportunity to observe and practice teach in schools and classrooms appropriate to one of their levels of study.
May not be taken for credit towards either component of a concurrent degree program (the BA or BSc and the BEd).

Education 4000 (ST)
Honours Concurrent Special Topic
Allows students to access current research and practice in selected topics of importance to educators, for example: Outdoor and Environmental Education, Aboriginal Education, Special Education, Literacy Across Age and Grade Levels, or Technology Applied to Pedagogy.
Restricted to students in concurrent Education honours bachelor degree programs.
(1.5 credit course)


Education 4012
Curriculum and Instruction in Language Arts (Primary-Junior)
2-0; 2-0
This basic survey course is designed to familiarize teacher candidates with the characteristics and development of young children's language. The course will focus on the teacher's role in the selection, design, implementation, and evaluation of learning opportunities based on the individual's abilities and needs in viewing, listening, speaking, reading and writing. A functional approach which recognizes the interrelated nature of the above communication strands will be explored within the current documents provided by the Ontario Ministry of Education for developing language arts programs at these levels.

Education 4013
Teaching Early Literacy (Primary-Junior)
2-0; or 2-0
Theory, processes and strategies in teaching literacy skills to young children.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 4014
Curriculum and Instruction in Science and Technology (Primary-Junior)
2-0; or 2-0
Investigates the teaching strategies and materials used in teaching science and technology at the primary and junior levels. Students will examine the Ontario Ministry of Education Curriculum Documents for each division to see their implications for long and short range planning.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 4015
Curriculum and Instruction in Social Studies (Primary-Junior)
2-0; or 2-0
An investigation of the teaching strategies and materials used in teaching social studies at the primary and junior levels. Students will examine the Ontario Ministry of Education Curriculum Documents for each division to see their implications for long and short range planning.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 4016
Curriculum and Instruction in Visual Arts (Primary-Junior)
2-0; or 2-0
An examination of the Ontario Ministry of Education Documents along with the methods and techniques used in teaching visual arts in the primary and junior grades.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 4017
Curriculum and Instruction in Music (Primary-Junior)
2-0; or 2-0
An examination of the Ontario Ministry of Education Documents along with the methods and techniques used in teaching music in the primary and junior grades.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 4018
Curriculum and Instruction in Physical and Health Education (Primary-Junior)
2-0; or 2-0
An examination of the Ontario Ministry of Education Documents along with the methods and techniques used in teaching physical and health education in the primary and junior grades.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 4050
Curriculum and Instruction in Mathematics (Primary-Junior)
2-0; 2-0
Investigates current teaching approaches in an attempt to link mathematical understanding to child development at the Primary and Junior levels. Students must show proficiency (75%) on a mathematics content exam in order to complete the course.

Education 4112
Curriculum and Instruction in Language Arts/English (Junior-Intermediate)
2-0; 2-0
This basic survey course is designed to familiarize teacher candidates with the characteristics of the middle-school child's language, and provide documents provided by the Ontario Ministry of Education for developing language arts programs for the junior-intermediate levels. Course topics include: the development of language and thought; the selection, planning, implementation, and evaluation of learning opportunities in viewing, listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The interrelated nature of these abilities will be explored in an attempt to provide a framework for meeting individual differences in language development.

Education 4113
Teaching Literacy (Junior-Intermediate)
Theory, processes and strategies in teaching literacy skills to middle years children.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 4114
Curriculum and Instruction in Science and Technology (Junior)
2-0; or 2-0
An investigation of teaching strategies and materials used in teaching science and technology at the junior and intermediate levels.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 4115
Curriculum and Instruction in Social Studies (Junior)
2-0; or 2-0
An investigation of teaching strategies and materials used in teaching social studies. The course includes an examination of the Ministry of Education Documents and of pupil textbooks at appropriate grade levels.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 4116
Curriculum and Instruction in Visual Arts (Junior)
2-0; or 2-0
An examination of current teaching approaches in an attempt to link appropriate activities in the visual arts to child development.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 4117
Curriculum and Instruction in Music (Junior)
2-0; or 2-0
An examination of current methods and techniques of teaching music in the junior classroom, with reference to the Ministry of Education Documents.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 4118
Curriculum and Instruction in Physical and Health Education (Junior)
2-0; or 2-0
An examination of current teaching approaches in an attempt to link appropriate activities in physical and health education to child development.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 4151
Curriculum and Instruction in Mathematics (Junior-Intermediate)
2-0; 2-0
Investigates current teaching approaches in an attempt to link mathematical understanding to child development at the junior and intermediate levels. The course includes an examination of the Ministry of Education Documents and of pupil textbooks at appropriate grade levels. A passing grade is required in all three parts of the course: the final project, the final proficiency exam, and the other component of the course.

Education 4161
Curriculum and Instruction in Expressive Arts (Junior)
An examination of current teaching approaches in an attempt to link appropriate activities in the expressive arts to child development. Methods, techniques and Ontario curriculum used in teaching art, music and physical education and health will be treated separately with a composite mark assigned to the course as a whole.

Education 4212
Media Literacy in the Middle Years Intermediate Language Arts
2-0; or 2-0
A course for junior and intermediate teacher-candidates which will examine theoretical perspectives for integrating media and multiliteracies in the language arts program. Emphasis will be placed on exploring new literacies, including media, visual representation, and digital literacies, and the role of Information and Communications Technology in promoting language learning. Consideration will be given to current trends and issues, as well as to planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of the language arts program.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 4213
Literacy and Learning in I/S Curriculum
2-0; or 2-0
A course for intermediate and senior level subject teacher-candidates that will focus on the literacy demands of the subject disciplines and how to integrate a variety of literacy approaches in support of student learning. The course will examine the concepts of multiliteracies and critical literacy, and will incorporate a broad range of instructional strategies and resources such as textbooks, trade books, visual representation, media, and digital texts as they apply to learning across the curriculum. Participants will have opportunities to consider the implications for planning, development, implementation, and evaluation in their subject discipline.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 4214
Curriculum and Instruction in Intermediate General Science
2-0; or 2-0
This course consists of a series of lectures, laboratory sessions and seminars in which the content and methods of all branches of the four and five year science programs are examined with reference to the Ministry of Education Documents.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 4215
Curriculum and Instruction in Intermediate History
2-0; or 2-0
This course emphasizes the translation of Ministry of Education Intermediate Documents into units of study with appropriate emphasis on regional objectives and interests. In addition to related teaching techniques, students are introduced to basic curriculum principles as they apply to their subject and level with a view to effective co-operation in Department and Board curriculum development.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 4216
Curriculum and Instruction in Intermediate Visual Arts
2-0; or 2-0
This course deals with the child's development in art at the Intermediate level and the Ontario Ministry of Education Documents.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 4217
Curriculum and Instruction in Intermediate Music (Vocal or Instrumental)
2-0; or 2-0
This course deals with the child's development in music at the intermediate level and the Ontario Ministry of Education Documents.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 4218
Curriculum and Instruction in Intermediate Physical and Health Education
2-0; or 2-0
An examination of the Ontario Ministry of Education Documents along with the methods and techniques used in teaching physical and health education in the Intermediate grades.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 4231
Curriculum and Instruction in Intermediate Geography
2-0; or 2-0
This course emphasizes the curricula, objectives and methods of teaching geography at the Intermediate level as they relate to the Ministry of Education Documents.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 4232
Curriculum and Instruction in Intermediate French
2-0; or 2-0
An examination of the Ontario Ministry of Education Documents along with the methods and techniques used in teaching French in the Intermediate Grades.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 4233
Curriculum and Instruction in Intermediate Native Studies
2-0; or 2-0
An examination of the Ontario Ministry of Education Documents along with the methods and strategies used in preparing teachers for teaching in the area of Indigenous Learning in the Intermediate grades.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 4234
Curriculum and Instruction in Mathematics (Intermediate)
2-0; or 2-0
Emphasizing the methods and procedures used in the Intermediate classes to obtain maximum student participation in the discovery and development of mathematical concepts.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 4235
Curriculum and Instruction in Intermediate Native Languages
2-0; or 2-0
An examination of the methods and techniques used in teaching Native Languages in the Intermediate Grades.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 4239
Tutorial in Teachable Subject (Intermediate)
2-0; or 2-0
Curriculum and instruction in selected subject areas not offered in the regular program. Specialized programs will be designed according to the orientation of the student that will familiarize him or her with contemporary teaching strategies, theories of learning, and Ministry of Education Documents related to the designated subject area.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 4241
Curriculum and Instruction in History and Related Curricula (Intermediate-Senior)
4-0; 4-0
This course emphasizes the translation of Ministry of Education Documents at the Intermediate and Senior levels into units of study with appropriate emphasis on regional objectives and interests. In addition to related teaching techniques, students are introduced to basic curriculum principles as they apply to their subject and level with a view to effective co-operation in Department and Board curriculum development.

Education 4242
Curriculum and Instruction in Individual and Society (Intermediate-Senior)
4-0; 4-0
Within Ministry Documents, students prepare units of study taking an interdisciplinary approach to regional problems and interests. Since the subject is in the Senior division, the object is to foster an adult awareness of situations and problems secondary school students will face on graduation. A particular emphasis is placed on values.

Education 4244
Curriculum and Instruction in Mathematics (Intermediate-Senior)
4-0; 4-0
This course emphasizes the methods and procedures used in the Intermediate and Senior classes to obtain maximum student participation in the discovery and development of mathematical concepts as identified in the Ministry of Education Documents.

Education 4245
Curriculum and Instruction in Physical and Health Education (Intermediate-Senior)
4-0; 4-0
This course examines the organization and administration of the physical and health education program at the Intermediate and Senior levels with special emphasis on methods, curriculum building using Ministry of Education Documents, evaluation and reporting to parents.

Education 4260
Curriculum and Instruction in Biology (Intermediate-Senior)
4-0; 4-0
This course consists of lectures, laboratory sessions and seminars and examines the objectives, curricula and teaching methods for classroom and laboratory teaching of Biology at the Intermediate and Senior levels as identified in the Ministry of Education Documents.

Education 4261
Curriculum and Instruction in Chemistry (Intermediate-Senior)
4-0; 4-0
This course consists of lectures, laboratory sessions and seminars and examines the objectives, curricula and teaching methods for classroom and laboratory teaching of Chemistry at the Intermediate and Senior levels as identified in the Ministry of Education Documents.

Education 4262
Curriculum and Instruction in General Science (Intermediate-Senior)
4-0; 4-0
This course consists of a series of lectures, laboratory sessions and seminars in which the content and methods of all branches of the four and five year science programs are examined with reference to the Ministry of Education Documents.

Education 4263
Curriculum and Instruction in Geography (Intermediate-Senior)
4-0; 4-0
This course emphasizes the curricula, objectives and methods of teaching geography at the Intermediate and Senior levels as they relate to the Ministry of Education Documents.

Education 4265
Curriculum and Instruction in Physics (Intermediate-Senior)
4-0; 4-0
This course consists of lectures, laboratory sessions and seminars and examines the objectives, content and teaching methods employed in the teaching of Physics at the Intermediate and Senior levels as identified in the Ministry of Education Documents.

Education 4271
Guiding Student Choices
1-0; 1-0
Grade Scheme: Pass/Fail
A study of the complex issues surrounding the opportunities available to high school students not destined for university. Intended to prepare Intermediate/Senior teacher-candidates for the guidance component now built into the Ontario secondary school curriculum.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 4272
School, College, Work - Internship
Grade Scheme: Pass/Fail
Co-requisite: Education 4271
Practical applications for the school, college, work initiative intended to familiarize I/S teacher-candidates with specific career options for non-university bound high school students. Must be taken in conjunction with Education 4271 - Guiding Student Choices. The educational internship offers a limited number of I/S students practical placement opportunities in educational settings outside the classroom (such as libraries, hospitals, and museums) intended to provide background in non-traditional teaching assignments.
May only be taken by I/S students in their Professional Year.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 4273
Teaching in Intermediate Non-Rotation Classrooms
A problem-based course to prepare Intermediate/Senior teachers for the demands of the intermediate level homeroom classroom.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 4280
Curriculum and Instruction in English (Intermediate-Senior)
4-0; 4-0
This course is designed to prepare prospective teachers for the teaching of English literature and composition at the Intermediate and Senior levels as specified in the Ministry of Education Documents.

Education 4281
Curriculum and Instruction in French (Intermediate-Senior)
4-0; 4-0
This course is designed to prepare prospective teachers to teach oral and written French at the Intermediate and Senior levels as specified in the Ministry of Education Documents.

Education 4283
Curriculum and Instruction in Native Studies
4-0; 4-0
This course is designed to prepare prospective teachers to teach in the area of Indigenous Learning at the Intermediate-Senior level as specified in the Ministry of Education Documents.

Education 4284
Curriculum and Instruction in Environmental Science
4-0; 4-0
This course will examine the knowledge, skills and values necessary to develop and implement outdoor education programs in school programs and in programs outside regular schooling for students at the Intermediate-Senior level as specified in the Ministry of Education and Training Documents.
An additional fee is required for this course.
Note:
Under Regulation 297, Education 4284 I/S will lead to credit for a first or second teachable subject in Environmental Science. Undergraduate courses necessary to take this teachable would include any combination of geography, sciences and outdoor recreation.

Education 4285
Curriculum and Instruction in Native Languages
4-0; 4-0
Designed to prepare prospective teachers to teach oral and written Native Languages at the Intermediate and Senior levels.

Education 4288
Tutorial in Education
4-0; 4-0
Curriculum and instruction in selected subject areas (such as Business - Accounting, Computers in Education, Music, and Visual Arts) that are not offered in the regular program. Specialized programs are designed according to the orientation of individual students in order to familiarize them with contemporary teaching strategies, theories of learning, and Ministry of Education Documents related to the designated subject area.

Education 4410
Educational Psychology/Teaching Exceptional Students
2-0; 2-0
An introduction to the study of child growth and development, the learning process and their implications for the work of the classroom teacher.

Education 4412
Educational Law
2-0; 0-0
The legal, curricular, organizational and financial factors affecting teachers in the elementary and secondary school.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 4413
Foundations and Issues in Education
0-0; 2-0
The issues in the philosophical and sociological foundations of elementary and secondary education.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 4414
Introduction to Planning and Evaluation
2-0; 0-0
An introduction to curriculum and instructional planning and the techniques for measuring and evaluating student achievement including an introduction to Educational software associated with program planning and student evaluation.
(1/4 credit course)

Education 4416
Aboriginal Education
2-0; or 2-0
Theory and strategies of appropriate education for Aboriginal students.
(1/4 credit course)

Educati on 4470
Introduction to Classroom Management
2-0; 2-0
Designed to prepare prospective teachers to establish and maintain a positive and safe learning environment in the classroom. A variety of approaches based on research and theory will be considered and applied to classroom and school situations.

Education 4499
Student Teaching in the Professional Year
Grade Scheme: Pass/Fail
A supervised practical placement in which students have extended opportunity to observe and practice teach in schools and classrooms appropriate to their levels of study and/or teachable subjects. The placements are made in accordance with the regulations for Teacher Certification in Ontario.

 

GRADUATE COURSES


For the Master of Education and PhD Degree programs and courses - see the Faculty of Graduate Studies, Graduate Programs offered by the Faculty of Education, page 278.


See also:
Faculty of Education - Undergraduate Programs
- Faculty Regulations
- Department of Lifelong Learning in Education
- Undergraduate Studies in Education
- Programs P/J Specialization
- Programs J/I Specialization
- Programs I/S Specialization
- Native Teacher Education Programs

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- Faculty of Education

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