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Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education & Aboriginal Education (EDUC) Courses

Education 0190 Student Teaching View Details
Supervised practicum, in the first year of the Native Language Instructors' Program, NLTC section, which deals with planning and implementation of Native Language programs. At each level, there are four parts: (a) student teaching; (b) planning sessions; (c) assemblies; (d) workshops.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Notes: See the Native Language Teacher's Certification (NLTC) Program and Native as a Second Language Diploma Program (NASL).

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Education 0290 Student Teaching View Details
Supervised practicum, in the second year of the Native Language Instructors' Program, NLTC section, which deals with planning and implementation of Native Language programs. At each level, there are four parts: (a) student teaching; (b) planning sessions; (c) assemblies; (d) workshops.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Notes: See the Native Language Teacher's Certification (NLTC) Program and Native as a Second Language Diploma Program (NASL).

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Education 0390 Student Teaching View Details
Supervised practicum, in the third year of the Native Language Instructors' Program, NLTC section, which deals with planning and implementation of Native Language programs. At each level, there are four parts: (a) student teaching; (b) planning sessions; (c) assemblies; (d) workshops.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Notes: See the Native Language Teacher's Certification (NLTC) Program and Native as a Second Language Diploma Program (NASL).

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Education 0450 Mathematics Competency Exam (Primary-Junior) View Details
The mathematics competency exam (P/J) is offered in early September and early March and must be passed at the 75% level. This exam ensures that all students understand basic mathematical concepts at the Grade 6/7 level.
Credit Weight: 0.0
Grade Scheme: Pass/Fail
Notes: May only be taken by Education students in the Professional Year.

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Education 0451 Mathematics Competency Exam (Junior-Intermediate) View Details
The mathematics competency exam (JI) is offered in early September and early March and must be passed at the 75% level. This exam ensures that all students understand mathematical concepts at the Grade 8/9 level.
Credit Weight: 0.0
Grade Scheme: Pass/Fail
Notes: May only be taken by Education students in the Professional Year.

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Education 0498 Enhancing the Practicum (Pass/Fail) View Details
The focus is on improving classroom teaching performance. A systematic approach to critical reflection on, and inquiry into, the various components of the practicum will be explored: planning, assessment and evaluation, classroom management, differentiated instruction, and establishing a positive classroom environment. Students will learn how to self-assess teaching proficiency, identify their areas for growth, and develop a learning plan that will address those areas that need improvement.
Credit Weight: 0.0
Grade Scheme: Pass/Fail
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0
Notes: May only be taken once and by students in the Professional Program with permission of the Chair of the Department.

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Education 0910 Special Topics View Details
A half-course on a selected topic in Education.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Special Topic: Yes
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Education 0910 may be taken for credit more than once if the topics are different.
Course Classifications: Type A: Humanities

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Education 1050 Introduction to Education View Details
A critical introduction to the theory and practice of teaching with a focus on the development of teacher identity. Knowledge about the structure and function of education in Ontario's publicly-funded schools and current trends and issues in education will be examined.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0

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Education 1311 Student Teaching (Indigenous Languages) Part 1 View Details
A practical placement in which students have extended opportunity to observe and practice teaching in schools and classrooms appropriate to their level of study. The placements will be arranged by the students in accordance with the requirements of the Ontario College of Teachers, in conjunction with the Faculty of Education.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Grade Scheme: Pass/Fail
Notes: A total of 10 days to be completed before the second summer of study in the program. Students will be recommended to the Ontario College of Teachers for an Interim Teaching Certificate upon successful completion of the first summer of study and this practical placement.

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Education 1351 NASL Methods, Part I View Details
An introduction to the general principles of Native language teaching, stressing development of listening comprehension and speaking skills. Structural and communicative approaches will focus at the lesson level. Micro-teaching will provide practice in the teaching methods under study. Emphasis on lesson planning.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Notes: See the Native Language Teacher's Certification (NLTC) Program and Native as a Second Language Diploma Program (NASL).
Course Classifications: Type A: Humanities

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Education 1352 NASL Methods, Part II View Details
A continuation of the topics of Part I, with the focus broadened to the unit level. The practicum will encourage originality within the bounds of Native language teaching criteria, in the preparation of teaching units.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Notes: See the Native Language Teacher's Certification (NLTC) Program and Native as a Second Language Diploma Program (NASL).
Course Classifications: Type A: Humanities

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Education 1353 NASL Methods, Part III View Details
Consolidation and extension of the principles and techniques presented in Parts I and II with emphasis on reading and writing skills and the relation of the NASL program to the school and community. Focus will be on planning a full year's program. A supervised practicum will provide opportunity to apply skills being learned by teaching a class on one of the following levels: elementary, secondary, adult.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Notes: See the Native Language Teacher's Certification (NLTC) Program and Native as a Second Language Diploma Program (NASL).
Course Classifications: Type A: Humanities

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Education 1354 NASL Methods, Part IV View Details
An examination of the psychology of Native language learning as it relates to other content learning, literacy, analytic skills and literature appreciation. A supervised practicum will provide opportunity to teach a class at a level other than the one taught in Part III.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Notes: See the Native Language Teacher's Certification (NLTC) Program and Native as a Second Language Diploma Program (NASL).
Course Classifications: Type A: Humanities

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Education 1410 Aboriginal Education Foundations View Details
An introduction to Aboriginal Education in Canada. A critical examination of historical and contemporary issues in education illuminating the impact of federal, provincial and local policies on the near demise of and recent efforts to revitalize Aboriginal languages and cultures. An exploration of recent literature that highlights culturally appropriate and culturally based Aboriginal education grounded in Aboriginal philosophies and the goal of self-determination promoting an understanding and appreciation of Aboriginal perspectives. Strategies for integrating this knowledge into personal understanding and into the work and practice of educators.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Restricted to students in the HBEd (Aboriginal Education) program, except with special permission.
Course Classifications: Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 1499 Introduction to the Foundations of Education View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; 0-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 1571 Introduction to Teaching View Details
Students will be introduced to a survey of the foundations and contexts of teaching and learning. Topics may include ethics in the classroom, as well as management of classroom routines and records, and the planning and evaluation of student progress. The relationship of Native Language instruction to the larger school environment experienced by children will be highlighted. Ministry documents to be examined will include: Ontario Education Act, Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, OSR Guidelines, Safe Schools, Growing Success, Equity or Inclusive Education in Ontario Schools, the Ontario First Nation, Métis, and Inuit Policy Framework, and relevant federal legislation.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: Offered in the summer term
Notes: See the Native Language Teacher's Certification (NLTC) Program and Native as a Second Language Diploma Program (NASL).
Course Classifications: Type A: Humanities

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Education 1572 The Development of the Child View Details
An examination of the physical, mental and emotional characteristics of children and youth through elementary and secondary school years, with emphasis on the implications in language teacher interaction. Students will study Individual Education Plans (IEP) and Identification, Placement and Review Committee (IPRC) processes through case studies, current research readings and personal experiences (incident reports). Specific strategies for special needs identification, modifications and assessment are developed.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: Offered in the summer term
Notes: See the Native Language Teacher's Certification (NLTC) Program and Native as a Second Language Diploma Program (NASL).
Course Classifications: Type A: Humanities

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Education 1573 Current Issues in (Native) Language Education View Details
Background will be laid by surveying the policies of educational agencies and professional organizations, the regulations of the Ontario Ministry of Education and other sources to help the language teacher. Ministry documents to be covered include The Ontario Curriculum (Native Languages), and Native Languages: a Support Document for the Teaching of Language Patterns, Ojibwe and Cree, 2002. Ontario College of Teachers documents such as the Foundations of Professional Practices and First Nations, Metis and Inuit Conversations will also be covered.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: Offered in the summer term
Notes: See the Native Language Teacher's Certification (NLTC) Program and Native as a Second Language Diploma Program (NASL).
Course Classifications: Type A: Humanities

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Education 1574 Approaches to Bilingual Education View Details
An examination of bilingual education, its strengths and weaknesses, problems and opportunities. Factors in language maintenance and in the selection of bilingual education models will be studied. Each student will prepare curriculum material suitable for one of the models.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Notes: See the Native Language Teacher's Certification (NLTC) Program and Native as a Second Language Diploma Program (NASL).
Course Classifications: Type A: Humanities

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Education 1599 Reflection on Student Teaching View Details
Involves reflection on students' teaching placement experiences, and the use of data and research to inform practice. Students will register for EDUC 1599 in their fourth summer of study, but will be expected to participate in the seminars in each of their second, third, and fourth summers (12 hours per summer, for a total of 36 hours instruction).
Credit Weight: 0.5
Notes: Restricted to students in the Indigenous Language Teachers Certificate program.

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Education 2011 The Mathematics Curriculum for J/I Teachers View Details
Topics include mathematics concepts and processes which prospective teachers require for effective and conceptually-rich classroom teaching. As well as examining the conceptual underpinnings to, and connections within, middle to upper elementary and junior secondary mathematics topics, the course will include a focus on modeling and reasoning as needed to support problem-based learning. Standard and non-standard algorithms will be developed via inquiry, modeling and sense-making.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Students who have previous credit in Mathematics 0140 may not take Education 2011 for credit.
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 2050 Introduction to Teaching View Details
A professional seminar addressing pedagogical issues of common concern to classroom teachers K-12, that includes a 40-hour internship in which students have the opportunity to observe, assist and deliver lessons in a school or non-school pedagogic site.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Education 1050
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0 plus 40-hour internship
Notes: A Police Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening and tuberculosis documentation are required for registration in the course. See the Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education Academic Regulations for more information.

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Education 2110 Foundations in Mathematics Education View Details
An introduction to elementary mathematics pedagogy and content, with a focus at the Primary level. Young children’s mathematical development will be explored, as well as models, strategies, and ideas developed in inquiry classrooms. Attention is given to mathematics in the home and community.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Restricted to students in the HBEd (Aboriginal Education) program, except with special permission of the Chair of the Department of Aboriginal Education.
Course Classifications: Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 2111 Student Teaching (Indigenous Languages) Part 2 View Details
A practical placement in which students have extended opportunity to observe and practice teaching in schools and classrooms appropriate to their level of study. The placements will be arranged by the students in accordance with the requirements of the Ontario College of Teachers, in conjunction with the Faculty of Education.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Grade Scheme: Pass/Fail
Notes: A total of 20 days to be completed before the third summer of study in the program.

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Education 2130 Teachers of Aboriginal Learners View Details
A survey of the social, mental and general health conditions of Aboriginal people in association with relevant historical contexts, covering a) an exploration of how to distinguish social, medical and mental health conditions that affect learning from learning disabilities, b) helping tools for educators working with at-risk youth, and for liaising with relevant counselling, social work, mental health and medical professionals on behalf of youth and their families, c) existing support networks available to Aboriginal youth and their families within Aboriginal communities, and d) literature on Aboriginal helping approaches.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Restricted to students in the HBEd (Aboriginal Education) program and NTEP students, except with special permission.
Course Classifications: Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 2150 Literacy and the Aboriginal Child, Birth - Age 8 View Details
Based on a social constructivist, reader response perspective on literacy teaching and learning, students will be introduced to theory and exemplary practices which support the early literacy development of Aboriginal children from birth to age 8. Students will have opportunities to study and address challenges they may encounter as literacy teachers in the development of young children's oral reading and writing proficiency. They will begin to develop professional knowledge and worldviews, Aboriginal children's literature and resources and children's engagement and response through print and multiliteracies.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Restricted to students in the HBEd (Aboriginal Education) program and NTEP students, except with special permission.
Course Classifications: Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 2330 Mental Health and Indigenous Education View Details
Focuses on the relationship between mental health, well-being and student achievement. An Indigenous model of health will be used to describe the teacher's role in health promotion, and identifying students who need additional intervention and support. Supports available for both students and teachers will be addressed.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: Offered online either in the Fall, Winter or Fall/Winter terms

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Education 2399 Contemporary Educational Thought View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 0-0; 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 2430 Education Research and Data Analysis View Details
Focuses on how to access and make use of current educational research to inform one's knowledge and practice, and the use of data currently available on learners in one's classroom and school. Assessing students to guide one's own practice.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: Offered online either in Fall, Winter or the Fall/Winter terms

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Education 3010 Indigenous Design and Technology View Details
Focuses on traditional designs, crafts and technologies of Indigenous Peoples of Canada from pre-contact to the present. Historical and cultural contexts are analyzed as they relate to Indigenous Peoples and their artistic production.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 1-2; or 1-2
Course Classifications:
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type E: Indigenous Content

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Education 3011 Introduction to Teaching French as a Second Language (FSL) View Details
Students will develop their knowledge and understanding of French language acquisition and will be introduced to curriculum and pedagogy for teaching French as a second language with a particular focus on language learning. Both written and spoken French competency is a prerequisite; a competency test is also required. A background involving formal education in French programs or schools would be an asset.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0
Notes: Teacher candidates taking this course will also be required to take FSL part 1 (Additional Qualifications) in order to be qualified to teach in an FSL classroom situation.
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 3012 Teaching Indigenous Design and Technology View Details
Focuses on producing and examining Indigenous designs, crafts and technologies, along with the methods for teaching these in the Primary/Junior grades, and an examination of relevant Ontario Ministry of Education and other curriculum documents.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 3013 Early Reading View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 3014 Physical Sciences in the PJ Curriculum View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 3110 Mathematics Education (Advanced) View Details
An advanced course in elementary mathematics pedagogy and content, with a focus at the Junior level. Children’s mathematical development will be explored, as well as models, strategies, and ideas developed in inquiry classrooms. Attention is given to mathematics relevant to an Indigenous context.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Education 2110
Offering: 0-3; or 0-3
Notes: Restricted to students in the HBEd (Aboriginal Education) program, except with special permission of the Chair of the Department of Aboriginal Education.

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Education 3111 Student Teaching (Indigenous Languages) Part 3 View Details
A practical placement in which students have extended opportunity to observe and practice teaching in schools and classrooms appropriate to their level of study. The placements will be arranged by the students in accordance with the requirements of the Ontario College of Teachers, in conjunction with the Faculty of Education.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Grade Scheme: Pass/Fail
Notes: A total of 50 days to be completed before the fourth summer of study in the program.

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Education 3130 Aboriginal Parents, Families and Communities View Details
An exploration of traditional and contemporary child rearing practices in the education of the whole child that includes parents, families, and communities. Methods and strategies of respectful approaches, problem solving techniques and positive role modeling to address cultural and linguistic diversity. An emphasis on the importance of oral and written communication, teaming, and the sharing of knowledge about children's learning development through parent and teacher partnerships.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Restricted to students in the HBEd (Aboriginal Education) program and NTEP students, except with special permission.
Course Classifications: Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 3131 Digital Learning and Teaching View Details
Aboriginal students bring culturally-specific experiences of territory, land, and community focus to the learning environment. Effective literacy outcomes are supported as students build stories using Aboriginal languages, cultures and knowledge. Students will develop digital resources that give importance to Aboriginal history, bridge Aboriginal learning and current curriculum, and build digital platforms for success in classrooms.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0 (May also be offered in summer term)
Notes: Students who have completed Education 3239 with topic title "Digital Learning and Teaching" may not take Education 3131 for credit. This course is restricted to students enrolled in the Honours Bachelor of Education (Aboriginal Education) P/J program
Course Classifications: Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 3150 Literacy and the Aboriginal Child, Age 9 - 12 View Details
Teacher candidates will continue to build on the professional knowledge and skills developed in EDUC 2150, including professional knowledge about the development of Aboriginal children's (ages 9-12) oral language, reading and writing proficiency, with particular attention to children with special needs. They will extend their learning to include literacy, such as literacy across the curriculum, critical literacy, media and multiliteracies. An emphasis will be placed on the centrality of Aboriginal worldviews and children's constructions of their Aboriginal identity/ies, Aboriginal children's and Canadian multicultural children's literature and resources and response to text and diverse sign systems.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Education 2150
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Restricted to students in the HBEd (Aboriginal Education) program and NTEP students, except with special permission.
Course Classifications: Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 3210 Educational Technology in the Classroom View Details
A review of learning theory and educational uses for computers that provides students with opportunities to explore the classroom application of new and innovative technologies.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 3218 OE3 Community Service View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0
Notes: May only be taken by Professional Year OE3 students.
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 3219 Authentic Group Project View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 0-0; 2-0
Notes: May only be taken by Professional Year OE3 students.
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 3230 Philosophy in Education View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 3231 Interpersonal Communication Skills in the Classroom View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 3232 Society and Education View Details
The major social forces that influence the process of education are examined. The adolescent subculture, social class, ethnicity, social change and organization of education will be examined with primary focus on interaction in the classroom.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 3233 History of Educational Thought and Practice View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 3235 Contemporary Issues in Native Education View Details
The focus will be on examining the role of the teacher in developing a better understanding of Native peoples in Canada.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0
Course Classifications: Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 3236 Religious Education in Catholic District School Boards in Ontario View Details
An orientation of Religious Education in Ontario's Catholic Schools. This course is recommended for students planning to teach in a Catholic School.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 3237 Teaching in a Multicultural Setting View Details
A preparation for teaching in a multicultural 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.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 3238 Outdoor Ecological and Experiential Education View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Grade Scheme: Pass/Fail
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0
Notes: An additional fee (see Miscellaneous Fees) is required for this course.
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 3239 Special Topics View Details
Topics in education appropriate for beginning teachers, to be chosen yearly in order to maintain currency.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Special Topic: Yes
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0
Notes: Education 3239 may be taken for credit more than once if the topics are different.
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 3250 Research Practices in Education View Details
The fundamentals of practitioner (teacher) research, action research, data literacy, knowledge mobilization, new communication tools of research, other issues that inform research-based educational work (policy, teaching, curriculum, leadership); includes a practical application component.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 3251 Process Writing View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 3252 Cooperative Learning Strategies View Details
A survey of cooperative learning strategies including discussion and assessment of packaged programs intended to promote cooperation in elementary and secondary classrooms.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 3253 Teaching Kindergarten View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 3255 School-based Health Promotion View Details
Through experiential, collaborative, and interdisciplinary learning, students will be introduced to the historical, social, cultural contexts of school-based health promotion endorsed by the World Health Organization. With a focus on equity based practice, students will be given an opportunity to question popular understandings of health, and to think critically about their roles as health promoters.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 3258 School-based Outdoor Education View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 3259 Special Topics (Pass/Fail) View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Special Topic: Yes
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0
Notes: May only be taken by students in the Professional Year of a BEd program.
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 3270 Teaching English as a Second Dialect to Native Children View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0
Course Classifications: Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 3273 Teaching in an Isolated Community View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 3297 Professional Seminar in Classroom Issues and Placement View Details
A professional seminar addressing pedagogical issues of common concern to classroom teachers K-12, followed by an eight-day practical placement in which students have opportunity to observe, assist, and deliver lessons in a school appropriate to one of their levels of study and, if applicable, their teachables.
Credit Weight: .25
Offering: 0-0; 1.5-0
Notes: Four-year Concurrent Education students must have completed either Education 1499 or 2399.

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Education 3330 Technology as a Teaching and Learning Tool View Details
The use of technology to reach and teach students, both by distance learning and in the classroom and school. Includes choosing and assessing technological resources, giving students tools to enhance the power of their learning and performance, and modeling knowledge creation and responsible use of technology.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: Offered online either in the Fall, Winter or Fall/Winter terms

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Education 3510 Religious Education in Catholic District School Boards in Ontario View Details
An orientation to Religious Education in Ontario's Catholic Schools. Recommended for students planning to teach in a Catholic School.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term

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Education 3511 Introduction to Teaching French as a Second Language (FSL) View Details
Students will develop their knowledge and understanding of French language acquisition and will be introduced to curriculum and pedagogy for teaching French as a second language with a particular focus on language learning. Students taking this course will also be required to take FSL Part 1 in order to be qualified to teach in a FSL classroom situation. Both written and spoken French competency is a prerequisite; a competency test is also required. A background involving formal education in French programs or schools would be an asset.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term
Notes: Students with the teachable, French as a Second Language (FSL), are not permitted to take this course.

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Education 3512 Literacy Specialization View Details
An exploration of developing children's early literacy and pre-literacy skills, including oral languages skills, phonemic awareness, early decoding, and the use of picture books to promote children's meaning-making. Reading strategies, as well as diagnostic and prescriptive programs (i.e. reading recovery), and use of media literacy will be modelled in context, building upon ideas, concepts, and skills introduced in Education 4031 - Curriculum and Instruction in Language Arts (Primary-Junior), Part 1.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term
Notes: Restricted to Primary/Junior students only.

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Education 3513 Teaching Internationally View Details
Explores different perspectives of education, society and culture, and the unique challenges facing international education. Students will focus on pedagogy in international contexts and develop the skills and personal flexibility essential for success teaching internationally.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term

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Education 3514 Teaching English Language Learners View Details
Students will gain knowledge and develop their skills in the design, delivery and assessment of English as an additional language to enhance the learning of English language learners in various content and subject areas. Students will have the opportunity to reflect on their own cultural identities as a base for understanding children's cultural backgrounds and identities.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term

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Education 3515 Teaching in First Nation, Métis and Inuit Communities View Details
Specific areas of focus and strategies are discussed to help prepare for teaching in contexts where the majority of students are First Nations, Métis or Inuit. Relationships and community, teacher, and student expectations are explored. Power, privilege, and sovereignty are examined.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term

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Education 3516 Critical Digital Literacy View Details
Current innovations in educational technology and their application to the Ontario curriculum are examined. Consideration will be given to the cognitive structures, pedagogical strategies, critical thinking, inquiry process, internet safety, and school board policies that support teaching and learning in a digital context. The impact of technology and the Internet, particularly social media and the tools of the "Read-Write" web, form a significant portion of the course content. Students will also explore relevant digital hardware and software tools to create, communicate, instruct, and inspire.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 4 hours of lecture per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term

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Education 3517 Teaching Intermediate Mathematics View Details
Provides an in-depth background in the research-based development of pedagogical content knowledge for intermediate level (with an emphasis on Grades 7-8) Mathematics teaching, including knowledge and application of appropriate models, manipulatives, alternate methods, and reasoning.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term
Notes: Restricted to Intermediate/Senior students in the Professional Program only.

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Education 3518 Teaching Intermediate Language View Details
Provides students with the theory, knowledge, and skills to teach Grade 7 and 8 Language.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in the fall term or the winter term
Notes: Restricted to Intermediate-Senior students in the Professional Program only

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Education 3519 Mathematics Curriculum for Primary-Junior Teaching View Details
Mathematical concepts and processes needed for effective and conceptually-rich classroom teaching are examined. The course includes a focus on modelling, reasoning, and mental calculations as needed to support problem-based learning in all five strands of the Mathematics curriculum to Grade 7. Standard and non-standard algorithms will be developed via inquiry, modelling, and sense-making.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 2 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in the fall term and 9 weeks in the winter term
Notes: Restricted to Primary-Junior students only.

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Education 3530 Using the Arts to Enhance Intermediate-Senior Teaching View Details
Provides a framework, knowledge and strategies for using the Arts to support teaching in Grades 7-12 classrooms.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term
Notes: Restricted to Intermediate/Senior students only.

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Education 3531 Environmental Science Community Involvement View Details
Complementing the Environmental Science teachable, students will secure service learning placements in the local community, and will develop and implement service projects that meet environment and social needs of the community. With a focus on critical self-reflection grounded in firsthand experience, this course is an introduction to the relationships between education and advocacy, social and environmental justice, school and society, and self and community. Students will build skills for working collaboratively, democratically, respectfully, and effectively on controversial issues.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 2 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in the fall term and 9 weeks in the winter term
Notes: Required by and restricted to Intermediate/Senior students with an Environmental Science teachable.

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Education 3910 Special Topics in Education View Details
Topics in education that address current issues and practices in the field.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Special Topic: Yes
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term

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Education 3920 Special Topics in Education View Details
Topics in education that address current issues and practices in the field relevant to students in the Intermediate/Senior division.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Special Topic: Yes
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in the fall term and 9 weeks in the winter term
Notes: Restricted to Intermediate-Senior students only.

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Education 4000 Honours Concurrent Special Topic View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 1.5
Special Topic: Yes
Notes: Restricted to students in concurrent Education honours bachelor degree programs.
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 4001 Honours Project View Details
A required culminating project, such as: teaching and learning portfolios, internships or apprenticeships with elders and/or cultural teachers, research, or design of culturally and linguistically relevant resources.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Notes: Restricted to students in the HBEd (Aboriginal Education) program, except with special permission.
Course Classifications: Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 4012 Curriculum and Instruction in Language Arts (Primary-Junior) View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 2-0; 2-0

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Education 4013 Teaching Early Literacy (Primary-Junior) View Details
Theory, processes and strategies in teaching literacy skills to young children.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0

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Education 4014 Curriculum and Instruction in Science and Technology (Primary-Junior) View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0

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Education 4015 Curriculum and Instruction in Social Studies (Primary-Junior) View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0

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Education 4016 Curriculum and Instruction in Visual Arts (Primary-Junior) View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0

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Education 4017 Curriculum and Instruction in Music (Primary-Junior) View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0

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Education 4018 Curriculum and Instruction in Health and Physical Education (Primary-Junior) View Details
Through experiential and interdisciplinary learning, students will be introduced to a critical study of health and physical education programming at the Primary-Junior level. Using a holistic approach to Health and Physical Education and a focus on physical and health literacy and equity based practices, students will examine the Ontario Ministry of Education Documents and the methods and techniques used in teaching primary and junior health and physical education.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0

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Education 4019 Curriculum and Instruction in Drama and Dance (Primary-Junior) View Details
An examination of the Ontario Ministry of Education Documents along with the methods and techniques used in teaching drama and dance in the primary and junior grades. Principles of effective planning, assessment and classroom management will be identified.
Credit Weight: .25

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Education 4031 Curriculum and Instruction in Language Arts (Primary-Junior), Part 1 View Details
Familiarizes students with the characteristics and development of young children's language and with the documents provided by the Ontario Ministry of Education for developing Language Arts programs for the primary/junior levels. 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 to provide a framework for meeting individual differences in language development.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 2 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in the fall term and 9 weeks in the winter term

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Education 4032 Curriculum and Instruction in Mathematics (Primary-Junior), Part 1 View Details
The development, effective instruction, and assessment of children's Mathematics K-6. Students will learn about the research, theory and application of early number sense, algebra, patterning and measurement. They will learn to understand, mathematically model, assess and teach to children's mathematical thinking in these areas.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Corequisite(s): Education 0450
Offering: 2 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in the fall term and 9 weeks in the winter term

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Education 4033 Curriculum and Instruction in Science and Technology (Primary-Junior) View Details
Theory, planning, implementation, assessment, resources, and a variety of pedagogical strategies for students to gain confidence in their ability to teach Science and Technology. Students will examine and gain an understanding of the relevant Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and policy documents.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 2 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in the fall term and 9 weeks in the winter term

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Education 4034 Curriculum and Instruction in Social Studies (Primary-Junior) View Details
Theory, planning, implementation, assessment, resources, and a variety of pedagogical strategies for students to gain confidence in their ability to teach Social Studies. Students will examine and gain an understanding of the relevant Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and policy documents.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 2 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in the fall term and 9 weeks in the winter term

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Education 4035 Curriculum and Instruction in Visual Arts (Primary-Junior) View Details
An examination of the relevant Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and policy documents along with methods and techniques used in teaching Visual Arts in the primary and junior grades. Principles of effective planning, assessment and classroom management will be identified.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term

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Education 4050 Curriculum and Instruction in Mathematics (Primary-Junior) View Details
Investigates current teaching approaches to link mathematical understanding to child development at the Primary and Junior levels.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 2-0; 2-0

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Education 4071 Curriculum and Instruction in Health and Physical Education (Primary-Junior) View Details
Through experiential and interdisciplinary learning, students will be introduced to a critical study of health and physical education programming at the primary-junior level. Based upon current research in teaching and learning in health and physical education with a focus on physical and health literacy and equity-based practices, students will develop pedagogical knowledge and instructional strategies for teaching Health and Physical Education within the context of the relevant Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and policy documents.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 2 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in the fall term and 9 weeks in the winter term

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Education 4072 Curriculum and Instruction in Language Arts (Primary-Junior), Part 2 View Details
Difference is considered in the classroom in relation to the teaching/learning of Language Arts. Students will become familiar with methods for differentiating instruction to meet the needs of individual language learners, with particular emphasis on teaching across difference. Using literacy across the curriculum is explored.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Education 4031
Offering: 2 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in the fall term and 9 weeks in the winter term

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Education 4073 Curriculum and Instruction in Mathematics (Primary-Junior), Part 2 View Details
The development, effective instruction and assessment of children's mathematics K-6. Students will learn about the research, theory and application of advanced elementary number sense, probability, data management and geometry. Students will learn to understand, model, assess and teach to children's mathematical thinking in these areas.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Education 4032
Offering: 2 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in the fall term and 9 weeks in the winter term

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Education 4074 Curriculum and Instruction in Music, Dance and Drama (Primary-Junior) View Details
An examination of methods and techniques used in teaching music, dance and drama in the primary and junior grades. Principles of effective planning, instructional strategies, assessment and classroom management will be explored in the context of the relevant Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and policy documents.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 2 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in the fall term and 9 weeks in the winter term

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Education 4079 Teaching Kindergarten View Details
An exploration of knowledge and skills needed to teach Kindergarten with a focus on effective play-based learning environments. Relates child maturation and philosophy to the expectations outlined in the Ontario Ministry of Education Kindergarten Program.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term

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Education 4112 Curriculum and Instruction in Language Arts/English (Junior-Intermediate) View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 2-0; 2-0

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Education 4113 Teaching Literacy (Junior-Intermediate) View Details
Theory, processes and strategies in teaching literacy skills to middle years children.
Credit Weight: 0.25

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Education 4114 Curriculum and Instruction in Science and Technology (Junior) View Details
An investigation of teaching strategies and materials used in teaching science and technology at the junior and intermediate levels.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0

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Education 4115 Curriculum and Instruction in Social Studies (Junior) View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0

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Education 4116 Curriculum and Instruction in Visual Arts (Junior) View Details
An examination of current teaching approaches in an attempt to link appropriate activities in the visual arts to child development.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0

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Education 4117 Curriculum and Instruction in Music (Junior) View Details
An examination of current methods and techniques of teaching music in the junior classroom, with reference to the Ministry of Education Documents.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0

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Education 4118 Curriculum and Instruction in Health and Physical Education(Junior) View Details
Through experiential and interdisciplinary learning, students will be introduced to a critical study of health and physical education programming at the Junior level. Using a holistic approach to Health and Physical Education and a focus on physical and health literacy and equity based practices, students will examine the Ontario Ministry of Education Documents and the methods and techniques used in teaching junior health and physical education.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0

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Education 4119 Curriculum and Instruction in Drama and Dance (Junior-Intermediate) View Details
An examination of the Ontario Ministry of Education Documents along with the methods and techniques used in teaching drama and dance in the junior and intermediate grades. Principles of effective planning, assessment and classroom management will be identified.
Credit Weight: .25

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Education 4151 Curriculum and Instruction in Mathematics (Junior-Intermediate) View Details
Investigates current research regarding the teaching and learning of mathematics to link the development of mathematical understanding to theories of learning at the junior and intermediate levels. The course includes an examination of the Ministry of Education mathematics resources
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 2-0; 2-0

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Education 4200 Curriculum and Instruction in Biology (Intermediate-Senior), Part 1 View Details
Provides a foundation for the development of knowledge and understanding in the teaching of biology, based upon current research and best practices in teaching and learning science. Focuses upon pedagogical content knowledge and instructional strategies for teaching Biology within the context of the relevant Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and policy documents.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in the fall term and 9 weeks in the winter term

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Education 4201 Curriculum and Instruction in Chemistry (Intermediate-Senior), Part 1 View Details
Provides a foundation for the development of knowledge and understanding of the teaching of Chemistry, based upon current research and best practices in teaching and learning science. The focus is upon pedagogical content knowledge and instructional strategies for teaching Chemistry within the context of the relevant Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and policy documents.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in the fall term and 9 weeks in the winter term

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Education 4202 Curriculum and Instruction in English (Intermediate-Senior), Part 1 View Details
Theory and practice in English instruction and curriculum design, based upon current research and best practices in teaching and learning. Includes English literature, composition, oracy, and media literacy in the intermediate and senior divisions across the open, applied, and academic English courses as specified in the relevant Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and policy documents.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in the fall term and 9 weeks in the winter term

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Education 4203 Curriculum and Instruction in Environmental Science (Intermediate-Senior): Outdoor Ecological and Experiential Education, Part 1 View Details
Provides a foundation for the development of pedagogy in Environmental Science and ecological literacy through embodied experience in the Ontario classroom. Focuses on the development of deep connections between the natural world, the nature of science, society and instruction, within the context of the relevant Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and policy documents. Also includes a critical, experiential, and holistic exploration of outdoor ecological education theory, research, and practice as it applies to teaching and learning at the intermediate/senior level.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in the fall term and 9 weeks in the winter term

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Education 4204 Curriculum and Instruction in French as a Second Language (Intermediate-Senior), Part 1 View Details
Prepares students to teach the components of French (speaking, listening, reading and writing) at the intermediate and senior levels in both Core French and French Immersion as specified in the relevant Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and policy documents. The focus is on the planning and organization of instruction, as well as strategies and techniques that enable the acquisition of the second language. Students will prepare lesson and unit plans, and learn about differentiated instruction, assessment and evaluation practices, and classroom management strategies.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Offering: 4 weeks of lectures per week for 9 weeks in the fall term and 9 weeks in the winter term

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Education 4205 Curriculum and Instruction in General Science (Intermediate-Senior), Part 1 View Details
Provides a foundation for the development of knowledge and understanding of the teaching of General Science, based upon current research and best practices in teaching and learning science. Focuses upon pedagogical content knowledge and instructional strategies for teaching General Science within the context of the relevant Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and policy documents.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in the fall term and 9 weeks in the winter term

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Education 4206 Curriculum and Instruction in Geography (Intermediate-Senior), Part 1 View Details
Based upon current research and best practices in teaching and learning, considers current trends, effective instruction, and assessment in Geography. Theoretical foundations and concepts of Geography related to spatial significance, patterns and trends, interrelationships, and perspectives in areas of geographical thinking. Focuses upon pedagogical content knowledge and instructional strategies for teaching Geography within the context of the relevant Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and policy documents.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in the fall term and 9 weeks in the winter term

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Education 4207 Curriculum and Instruction in Health and Physical Education (Intermediate-Senior), Part 1 View Details
Through experiential and interdisciplinary learning, students will be introduced to a critical study of Health and Physical Education programming at the intermediate/senior level. Based upon current research in teaching and learning Health and Physical Education with a focus on physical and health literacy and equity-based practices, students will develop pedagogical content knowledge and instructional strategies for teaching Health and Physical Education within the context of the relevant Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and policy documents.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in the fall term and 9 weeks in the winter term

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Education 4208 Curriculum and Instruction in History (Intermediate-Senior), Part 1 View Details
Provides a foundation for the development of knowledge and understanding of the teaching of History, based upon current research and best practices in teaching and learning History. Focuses upon pedagogical content knowledge and instructional strategies for teaching History within the context of the relevant Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and policy documents.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in the fall term and 9 weeks in the winter term

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Education 4209 Curriculum and Instruction in Mathematics (Intermediate-Senior), Part 1 View Details
A foundation for the development of knowledge and understanding of the teaching of Mathematics, based upon current research and best practices in teaching and learning. The focus is upon pedagogical content knowledge, planning, instructional strategies and assessment for teaching Mathematics within the context of the relevant Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and policy documents.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in the fall term and 9 weeks in the winter term

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Education 4212 Media Literacy in the Middle Years Intermediate Language Arts View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0

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Education 4213 Literacy and Learning in I/S Curriculum View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0

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Education 4214 Curriculum and Instruction in Intermediate General Science View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0

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Education 4215 Curriculum and Instruction in Intermediate History View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0

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Education 4216 Curriculum and Instruction in Intermediate Visual Arts View Details
This course deals with the child's development in art at the Intermediate level and the Ontario Ministry of Education Documents.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0

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Education 4217 Curriculum and Instruction in Intermediate Music (Vocal or Instrumental) View Details
This course deals with the child's development in music at the intermediate level and the Ontario Ministry of Education Documents.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0

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Education 4218 Curriculum and Instruction in Intermediate Health and Physical Education View Details
Through experiential and interdisciplinary learning, students will be introduced to a critical study of health and physical education programming at the Intermediate level. Using a holistic approach to Health and Physical Education and a focus on physical and health literacy and equity based practices, students will examine the Ontario Ministry of Education Documents and the methods and techniques used in teaching intermediate health and physical education.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0

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Education 4219 Curriculum and Instruction in Visual Arts (Intermediate-Senior), Part 2 View Details
Uses current research and best practices to support the development of teaching the Visual Arts. An awareness of classroom practices in the context of teaching Visual Arts using the relevant Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and policy documents.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Education 4226
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term

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Education 4221 Curriculum and Instruction in Music (Vocal or Instrumental) (Intermediate-Senior), Part 1 View Details
Provides a foundation for the development of knowledge and understanding of the teaching of Music, based upon current research and best practices in teaching and learning Music. Focuses upon pedagogical content knowledge and instructional strategies for teaching Music (vocal or instrumental) within the context of the relevant Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and policy documents.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in the fall term and 9 weeks in the winter term

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Education 4222 Curriculum and Instruction in Native Languages (Intermediate-Senior), Part 1 View Details
Provides a foundation for the development of knowledge and understanding of the teaching of Native Languages, based upon current research and best practices in teaching and learning Native Languages. Focuses upon pedagogical content knowledge and instructional strategies for teaching Native Languages within the context of the relevant Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and policy documents.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in the fall term and 9 weeks in the winter term

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Education 4223 Curriculum and Instruction in First Nations, Métis and Inuit Studies (Intermediate-Senior), Part 1 View Details
Provides a foundation for the development of knowledge and understanding of the teaching of First Nations, Métis and Inuit Studies, based upon current research and best practices in teaching and learning First Nations, Métis and Inuit Studies. Focuses upon pedagogical content knowledge and instructional strategies for teaching First Nations, Métis and Inuit Studies within the context of the relevant Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and policy documents.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in the fall term and 9 weeks in the winter term

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Education 4224 Curriculum and Instruction in Physics (Intermediate-Senior), Part 1 View Details
Provides a foundation for the development of knowledge and understanding of the teaching of Physics, based upon current research and best practices in teaching and learning science. Focuses upon pedagogical content knowledge and instructional strategies for teaching Physics within the context of the relevant Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and policy documents.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in the fall term and 9 weeks in the winter term

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Education 4225 Curriculum and Instruction in Social Sciences - General (Intermediate-Senior), Part 1 View Details
Provides a foundation for the development of knowledge and understanding of the teaching of social science, based upon current research and best practices in teaching and learning Social Sciences. Focuses upon pedagogical content knowledge and instructional strategies for teaching Social Sciences within the context of relevant Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and policy documents.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Special Topic: No
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in the fall term and 9 weeks in the winter term

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Education 4226 Curriculum and Instruction in Visual Arts (Intermediate-Senior), Part 1 View Details
Provides a foundation for the development of knowledge and understanding of the teaching of Visual Arts, based upon current research and best practices in teaching and learning Visual Arts. Focuses upon pedagogical content knowledge and instructional strategies for teaching Visual Arts within the context of the relevant Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and policy documents.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in the fall term and 9 weeks in the winter term

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Education 4231 Curriculum and Instruction in Intermediate Geography View Details
This course emphasizes the curricula, objectives and methods of teaching geography at the Intermediate level as they relate to the Ministry of Education Documents.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0

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Education 4232 Curriculum and Instruction in Intermediate French as a Second Language View Details
An examination of the Ontario Ministry of Education Documents along with the methods and techniques used in teaching French in the Intermediate Grades.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0

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Education 4233 Curriculum and Instruction in Intermediate First Nations, Métis and Inuit Studies View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0

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Education 4234 Curriculum and Instruction in Mathematics (Intermediate) View Details
Emphasizing the methods and procedures used in the Intermediate classes to obtain maximum student participation in the discovery and development of mathematical concepts.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0

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Education 4235 Curriculum and Instruction in Intermediate Native Languages View Details
An examination of the methods and techniques used in teaching Native Languages in the Intermediate Grades.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0

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Education 4236 Curriculum and Instruction in Biology (Intermediate-Senior), Part 2 View Details
Uses current research and best practices to support the development of scientific literacy, science-technology-society-environment connections, and an awareness of the nature of science in the context of teaching Biology using the relevant Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and policy documents.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Education 4200
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term

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Education 4237 Curriculum and Instruction in Chemistry (Intermediate-Senior), Part 2 View Details
Uses current research and best practices to support the development of scientific literacy, science-technology-society-environment connections, and an awareness of the nature of science in the context of teaching Chemistry using the relevant Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and policy documents.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Education 4201
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term

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Education 4238 Curriculum and Instruction in English (Intermediate-Senior), Part 2 View Details
Further develops the use of current research and best practices in English secondary instruction. Continued study of the integration and interrelationships among four strands of learning: Oral Communication, Reading and Literature Studies, Writing, and Media Studies. Implications of academic streaming with respect to these strands will be examined.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Education 4202
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term

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Education 4239 Curriculum and Instruction: Tutorial in Education View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0

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Education 4241 Curriculum and Instruction in History and Related Curricula (Intermediate-Senior) View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Offering: 4-0; 4-0

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Education 4242 Curriculum and Instruction in Social Sciences - General (Intermediate-Senior) View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Offering: 4-0; 4-0

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Education 4244 Curriculum and Instruction in Mathematics (Intermediate-Senior) View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Offering: 4-0; 4-0

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Education 4245 Curriculum and Instruction in Health and Physical Education (Intermediate-Senior) View Details
Through experiential, collaborative, and interdisciplinary learning, students will be introduced to a critical study of health and physical education programming at the Intermediate-Senior level. Using a holistic approach to Health and Physical Education and a focus on physical and health literacy and equity based practices, students will examine the Ontario Ministry of Education documents and the methods and techniques used in teaching intermediate and senior health and physical education.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Offering: 4-0; 4-0

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Education 4260 Curriculum and Instruction in Biology (Intermediate-Senior) View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Offering: 4-0; 4-0

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Education 4261 Curriculum and Instruction in Chemistry (Intermediate-Senior) View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Offering: 4-0; 4-0

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Education 4262 Curriculum and Instruction in General Science (Intermediate-Senior) View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Offering: 4-0; 4-0

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Education 4263 Curriculum and Instruction in Geography (Intermediate-Senior) View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Offering: 4-0; 4-0

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Education 4265 Curriculum and Instruction in Physics (Intermediate-Senior) View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Offering: 4-0; 4-0

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Education 4271 Guiding Student Choices View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Grade Scheme: Pass/Fail
Offering: 1-0; 1-0

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Education 4272 School, College, Work - Internship View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Corequisite(s): Education 4271
Grade Scheme: Pass/Fail
Notes: May only be taken by I/S students in their Professional Year.

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Education 4273 Preparing Intermediate/Senior Teacher Candidates for Junior/Intermediate (Grades 7 and 8) Classrooms View Details
Preparation of the Intermediate/Senior student for middle school teaching through a holistic look at approaches needed for success such as differentiated instruction, effective planning, and classroom management.
Credit Weight: 0.25

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Education 4274 Curriculum and Instruction in Environmental Science (Intermediate-Senior): Outdoor Ecological and Experiential Education, Part 2 View Details
Uses current research and best practices to support the development of ecological literacy, science-technology-society-environment connections, in the context of teaching Environmental Science using relevant Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and policy documents. An enhanced focus on the development, adaptability, variability and assessment of curriculum and instruction as it relates to Environmental Science and outdoor ecological literacy.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Corequisite(s): Education 4203
Offering: 2 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in the fall term and 9 weeks in the winter term

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Education 4275 Curriculum and Instruction in French as a Second Language (Intermediate-Senior), Part 2 View Details
The focus is on unit and long range planning by looking in depth into the Core French and French Immersion curriculum, and assessment and evaluation practices. Students will demonstrate reflection and evaluate the application of theory into practice by undertaking an action research project.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Education 4204
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term

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Education 4276 Curriculum and Instruction in Geography (Intermediate-Senior), Part 2 View Details
Uses current research and best practices to support the development of deep understanding of geographical concepts. Students will develop relevant activities related to creative approaches to teaching Geography, in the context of the relevant Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and policy documents.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Education 4206
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term

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Education 4277 Curriculum and Instruction in General Science (Intermediate-Senior), Part 2 View Details
Uses current research and best practices to support the development of scientific literacy, science-technology-society-environment connections, and an awareness of the nature of science in the context of teaching General Science using the relevant Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and policy documents.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Education 4205
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term

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Education 4278 Curriculum and Instruction in Health and Physical Education (Intermediate-Senior), Part 2 View Details
Students will explore current educational research practices and pedagogies that support the development of student health and physical literacies and school-based health promotion within Ontario, Canada, and around the world.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Education 4207
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term

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Education 4279 Curriculum and Instruction in History (Intermediate-Senior), Part 2 View Details
Uses current research and best practices to support the development of a deep historical knowledge, and an awareness of the nature of history in the context of teaching History using the relevant Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and policy documents.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Education 4208
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term

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Education 4280 Curriculum and Instruction in English (Intermediate-Senior) View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Offering: 4-0; 4-0

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Education 4281 Curriculum and Instruction in French as a Second Language (Intermediate-Senior) View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Offering: 4-0; 4-0

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Education 4283 Curriculum and Instruction in First Nations, Métis and Inuit Studies View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Offering: 4-0; 4-0

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Education 4284 Curriculum and Instruction in Outdoor Ecological and Experiential Education: Intermediate-Senior Environmental Science View Details
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. Note:
Credit Weight: 1.0
Offering: 4-0; 4-0
Notes: An additional fee (see Miscellaneous Fees) is required for this course.    Note: Education 4284 will complete the credits for the first or second teachable subject in Environmental Science. (See Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education, Levels and Teachables, Intermediate/Senior, Exceptions, Environmental Science.)

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Education 4285 Curriculum and Instruction in Native Languages View Details
Designed to prepare prospective teachers to teach oral and written Native Languages at the Intermediate and Senior levels.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Offering: 4-0; 4-0

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Education 4288 Tutorial in Education View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Special Topic: Yes
Offering: 4-0; 4-0

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Education 4291 Curriculum and Instruction in Mathematics (Intermediate-Senior), Part 2 View Details
Uses current research and best practices to support the development of Mathematics instruction using the relevant Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and policy documents. Further development of problem-based lesson planning, differentiation, questioning, error-analysis, and assessment will be explored, as well as differentiated instruction, action research methodologies, and professional development.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Education 4209
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term

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Education 4292 Curriculum and Instruction in Music (Vocal or Instrumental) (Intermediate-Senior), Part 2 View Details
Uses current research and best practices to support the development of instruction in music, and an awareness of the nature of teaching music using the relevant Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and policy documents.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Education 4221
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term

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Education 4293 Curriculum and Instruction in Native Languages (Intermediate-Senior), Part 2 View Details
Uses current research and best practices to support instruction in Native Languages, and an awareness of the nature of cultural knowledge and research in the context of the relevant Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and policy documents.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Education 4222
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term

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Education 4294 Curriculum and Instruction in First Nations, Métis and Inuit Studies (Intermediate-Senior), Part 2 View Details
Uses current research and best practices to support instruction in First Nations, Métis and Inuit Studies, and an awareness of the nature of cultural knowledge and research in the context of the relevant Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and policy documents.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Education 4223
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term

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Education 4295 Curriculum and Instruction in Physics (Intermediate-Senior), Part 2 View Details
Uses current research and best practices to support the development of scientific literacy, science-technology-society-environment connections, and an awareness of the nature of science in the context of teaching Physics using the relevant Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and policy documents.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s):

Education 4224

Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term

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Education 4296 Curriculum and Instruction in Social Sciences - General (Intermediate-Senior), Part 2 View Details
Uses current research and best practices to support the development of social scientific literacy, and an awareness of the nature of social sciences in the context of teaching Social Sciences using relevant Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum and policy documents.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Education 4225
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term

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Education 4350 Planning & Evaluation, and Classroom Management Part 1 View Details
Establishing and maintaining a positive and safe learning environment in the classroom is explored and concepts in instructional planning and evaluation introduced. A variety of approaches based on research and theory will be considered and applied to classroom and school situations.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 2 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in the fall term and 9 weeks in the winter term

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Education 4351 Educational Psychology, and Inclusive Education Part 1 View Details
An introduction to the study of child growth and development, the learning process and their implications for the work of the classroom teacher. The topic of exceptionalities from a theoretical perspective, including how these impact the learning process and the work of the classroom teacher will be introduced. Higher and lower incidence exceptionalities and controversies in the special needs field are explored.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term

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Education 4353 Social Difference in Education View Details
Considers issues of power, privilege, oppression, and how social differences such as race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexuality, size, and ability make a difference in how, what, and by whom education occurs in schools. Moving beyond a simplistic notion of diversity, this course examines how social difference shapes contemporary education.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term

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Education 4354 Literacy and Learning in the Intermediate-Senior Curriculum View Details
Prepares students in the intermediate/senior division to meet the literacy demands of the various subject disciplines, and to integrate a variety of literacy and oracy approaches in support of student learning. Students will examine the concepts of multiliteracies and critical literacy, and will explore a broad range of instructional strategies and resources. Students will also consider the implications of multiliteracies for planning, development, implementation, and evaluation, and understand what role they can play in supporting at-risk readers and writers.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 4 hours lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term

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Education 4355 Effective Intermediate Teaching View Details
Preparation of the intermediate/senior student for middle school (Grades 7-8) teaching through a holistic look at approaches needed for success such as differentiated instruction, effective planning, and classroom management.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term

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Education 4359 Aboriginal Education View Details
The theory, policy, and practice of teaching Aboriginal students. Social, cultural, historical and political contexts of life for Aboriginal Peoples across Canada will be discussed. The history of Aboriginal-non-Aboriginal relations will be explored critically.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term
Course Classifications: Type E: Indigenous Content

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Education 4370 Classroom Management, Part 2 View Details
A consolidation of the knowledge and skills students will need to establish and maintain a positive and safe learning environment in the classroom. Students will use case studies and scenarios from the student practicum experiences to problem-solve solutions to typical classroom management events.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term

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Education 4371 The Practice of Inclusive Education (Primary-Junior) View Details
Topic of exceptionalities from a practical perspective, including the needs of exceptional students, strategies for successful inclusion of exceptional students in the classroom, the rights and responsibilities of students and teachers, differentiated instruction, and classroom management.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 1 hour lectures per week for 9 weeks in the fall term and 9 weeks in the winter term

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Education 4372 Inclusive Education, Part 2 View Details
A continuation on the topic of exceptionalities from a practical perspective, including the needs of exceptional students, strategies for successful inclusion of exceptional students in the classroom, the rights and responsibilities of students and teachers, differentiated instruction, and classroom management.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term

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Education 4373 Professional Practice View Details
An examination of the legal foundations of publicly-funded education in Ontario and the application of professional ethics to teaching. A presentation of Professional Learning Communities (PLC) and how they work to collaboratively assess data to guide efforts at improving practice and student outcomes.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term

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Education 4374 Environmental Education View Details
In the face of climate change, environmental degradation, and food and water insecurity, one of the key aims is to explore the interdependent relationship between human and natural systems. Inherently interdisciplinary and with diverse emphases, environmental education occurs in a variety of learning contexts and in an experiential manner. Current environmental education research, theory, policy, curriculum, and practice will be critically examined, as will constraints and possibilities for implementation in Ontario schools.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term

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Education 4375 Democracy and Education View Details
An introduction to the relationship between democracy and education, and the demands democracy places on education. Explores the aims of education and justification for publicly-funded schooling in a democracy, and the history of current policies and practices. Topics will also include critical thinking, critical media literacy, and advocating for change in schools and society.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 4 hours of lectures per week for 9 weeks in either the fall term or the winter term

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Education 4395 Field Experience View Details
A supervised practical experience during which students observe and practice teaching in alternative and informal instructional settings such as Boys and Girls Clubs, Friendship Centres, after-school activities, and summer camps. Students will plan, organize and deliver lessons exemplifying best practice in Aboriginal, experiential, and interactive learning under the supervision of the course instructor. Practical experience will consist of nine (9) hours of instructional planning with their field experience team, eighteen (18) hours of face-to-face learning experience time with children and youth, followed by an additional nine (9) hours of field experience de-briefing and further refinement of planning.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Notes: Restricted to students in the Honours Bachelor of Education (Aboriginal Education) P/J program, the NTEP BA/BEd (Indigenous Learning) IS program, and the NTEP Specialization as a Teacher of Aboriginal Learners, except with special permission of the Chair of the Department of Aboriginal Education.
Course Classifications: Type E: Indigenous Content

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Education 4398 Student Teaching, Part 1 View Details
A supervised practical placement in which students have extended opportunities 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 and will be determined by the Faculty of Education.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Grade Scheme: Pass/Fail
Offering: A total of 25 days in fall term plus a total of 30 days in winter term

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Education 4412 Educational Law View Details
The legal, curricular, organizational and financial factors affecting teachers in the elementary and secondary school.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; 0-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 4413 Foundations and Issues in Education View Details
The issues in the philosophical and sociological foundations of elementary and secondary education.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 0-0; 2-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 4416 Aboriginal Education View Details
Theory and strategies of appropriate education for Aboriginal students.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 4417 Educational Psychology View Details
An introduction to the study of child growth and development, the learning process and their implications for the work of the classroom teacher.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 4418 Teaching Exceptional Students View Details
An introduction to the topic of exceptionalities as these impact upon the learning process and the work of the classroom teacher.
Credit Weight: 0.25
Offering: 2-0; or 2-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences

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Education 4490 Essentials of Planning, Evaluation, and Classroom Management View Details
Prepares students to establish and maintain a positive and safe learning environment in the classroom and to introduce instructional planning and evaluation.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 36 hours

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Education 4498 Student Teaching, Part 2 View Details
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 and will be determined by the Faculty of Education.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Education 4398
Grade Scheme: Pass/Fail
Offering: A total of 25 days in fall term plus a total of 25 days in winter term

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Education 4499 Student Teaching in the Professional Year View Details
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.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Grade Scheme: Pass/Fail

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