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Department of Professional Development in Education (EDUC) Courses

Education 4524 Honour Specialist in History View Details
A study of curriculum development through the grades including Ministry of Education Guidelines; characteristics and needs of students; content and sequence of instruction; instructional grouping; methods; materials and evaluation procedures. Pertinent research will be considered.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): Twenty (20) full course equivalents; 9 FCEs in major area with a B average; two years of teaching experience with one of the years in the area of specialization; signature of supervisory officer

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Education 4525 Honour Specialist in English View Details
A study of curriculum development through the grades including Ministry of Education Guidelines; characteristics and needs of students; content and sequence of instruction; instructional grouping; methods; materials and evaluation procedures. Pertinent research will be considered.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): Twenty (20) full course equivalents; 9 FCEs in major area with a B average; two years of teaching experience with one of the years in the area of specialization; signature of supervisory officer

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Education 4560 Honour Specialist in Science View Details
A study of curriculum development and instruction through the grades including Ontario Ministry of Education Guidelines; characteristics and needs of students; content and sequence of instruction; instructional grouping; methods; materials and evaluation procedures. Pertinent research will be considered.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): Twenty (20) full course equivalents; 9 FCEs in major area with a B average; two years of teaching experience with one of the years in the area of specialization; signature of supervisory officer

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Education 4580 Guidance and Career Education, Part I View Details
An introduction to school counselling, child development, counselling theories and interpersonal skills. The practical activities form an integral part of this course.
Credit Weight: 1.0

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Education 4581 Guidance and Career Education, Part II View Details
An introduction to adolescent development, group processes, counselling practicum, community services and testing. The practical activities form an integral part of this course.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): Part 1 (on Certificate of Qualification); one year of teaching; signature of supervisory officer

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Education 4582 Guidance and Career Education, Specialist View Details
Advanced counselling practicum, administration of student services, curriculum activities and business-industry practical activities. This course will enable counsellors to advance their skills in interpersonal relations, administration and increase their knowledge of business-industry in the community. The practical activities form an integral part of this course.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): Parts 1 and 2 (on Certificate of Qualification); two years of teaching experience with one of the years in the area of specialization; signature of supervisory officer

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Education 4584 Special Education, Part I View Details
Provides an overview of the characteristics and needs of exceptional children and adolescents, as well as an introduction to special education legislation and service-delivery in Ontario. Methods of identifying and assisting exceptional students are surveyed. The course will include practical activities for the identification, programming and reporting of exceptional students.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Notes: Students who have previous credit in Education 4510 may not take Education 4584 for credit.

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Education 4585 Special Education, Specialist View Details
The development of leadership and consultation skills at both the school level and board level. The course emphasizes critical evaluation of research literature and current developments in special education as well as focusing upon the growth of broad professional and administrative skills. The course will include practical activities involving the preparation, delivery and evaluation of a workshop for teachers, other professionals and parents in a particular area of special education.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): Parts 1 and 2 (on Certificate of Qualification); two years of teaching experience with one of the years in the area of specialization; signature of supervisory officer
Notes: Students who have previous credit in Education 4512 may not take Education 4585 for credit.

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Education 4586 Special Education, Part II View Details
To assist teachers in developing advanced level competencies in identifying, assessing and programming for exceptional students. The course will include practical activities involving the development, implementation and full reporting of an instructional program with an exceptional student.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): Part 1 (on Certificate of Qualification); one year of teaching; signature of supervisory officer
Notes: Students who have previous credit in Education 4511 may not take Education 4586 for credit.

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Education 4601 Teaching English Language Learners, Part I View Details
This course emphasizes the various aspects of the teaching of English as a second language: comprehension, conversation, pronunciation, structure of the language, reading, writing and Canadiana. It does so in the context of socio-cultural objectives including appreciation of the value of students' native cultural heritage; cultural and emotional adjustment to Canada; awareness of the cultural sensibilities of the different ethnic groupings in the ESL classroom; and knowledge of community resources available to non-English speaking students. The practical activities form an integral part of this course.
Credit Weight: 1.0

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Education 4602 Teaching English Language Learners, Part II View Details
This course will study the techniques and theories of teaching and learning English as a Second Language. Such topics as applied linguistics, federal and provincial government policies on multiculturalism, booster programs for E.S.L. students and curriculum materials will be discussed. A review of the structure of English and a study of phonetic symbols will be a part of the course. The practical activities form an integral part of this course.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): Part 1 (on Certificate of Qualification); one year of teaching; signature of supervisory officer

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Education 4603 Teaching English Language Learners, Specialist View Details
This course will study the sound, syntax and semantics of the English language with reference to two other languages (Spanish, French, Chinese, Ojibwe, Cree, Ukrainian, Italian or Finnish). The practical activities form an integral part of this course.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): Parts 1 and 2 (on Certificate of Qualification); two years of teaching experience with one of the years in the area of specialization; signature of supervisory officer

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Education 4620 Primary Curriculum and Instruction (Additional Basic Qualification- Primary Division) View Details
A course specifically designed for certificated teachers in any but the primary division. Human development theories, curricular policies and guidelines, and teaching strategies and practices in major curricular areas, as they apply to the primary division, are analyzed. Meaningful applications are expected in appropriate settings. The practical activities form an integral part of the course.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): Acceptable University Degree

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Education 4621 French as a Second Language, Part I View Details
A course designed to introduce students to methods used currently for the teaching of French in English-speaking Ontario schools. The audio-visual techniques and the oral-aural approach are stressed. Through a structural review a systematic effort is made to improve students' fluency in spoken French and their accuracy in the written form. The practical activities form an integral part of this course.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): Students will be required to do the Admissibility Test (oral and written) and receive 75% or better before they are allowed to register for the course.

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Education 4622 French as a Second Language, Part II View Details
A comprehensive and detailed study of methods used for the teaching of French in Ontario. The theory of applied linguistics upon which audio-lingual methods are based will be introduced. Special topics related to the study of French within the Ontario school curricula; alternative French programs; immersion courses; extended programs; bilingual programs; motivation; evaluation; group work. The practical activities form an integral part of this course.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): Admissibility test; Part 1 (on Certificate of Qualification); one year of teaching; signature of supervisory officer

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Education 4623 French as a Second Language, Specialist View Details
This course is an advanced study of knowledge, skills and curriculum materials required for the teaching of French as a Second Language in all divisions of the school system. Such topics as curriculum building, the roles of supervisory and consulting staff, and the design of professional development activities will be discussed. Practical Activities will be a part of the course, according to individual needs.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): Parts 1 and 2 (on Certificate of Qualification); two years of teaching experience with one of the years in the area of specialization; signature of supervisory officer

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Education 4624 Reading, Part I View Details
A course designed for the professional development of teachers in reading education. A study of the cognitive and linguistic process involved in reading comprehension and word identification will serve as the basis for the examination of the developmental continuum in reading acquisition, development, and refinement. Application of basic principles to diagnostic classroom instruction will be made through practical activities.
Credit Weight: 1.0

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Education 4625 Reading, Part II View Details
A course designed to provide an in-depth study of literacy development, K-13. Emphasis will be placed on the perceptual, cognitive, psycholinguistic, and linguistic processes involved in both reading amd writing. The differentiation of teaching-learning strategies in a developmental reading program to meet the needs of the high- and low-achieving student will be examined. The relationships between the developmental reading program and reading in the context subjects and literature will be explored through practical activities.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): Part 1 (on Certificate of Qualification); one year of teaching; signature of supervisory officer

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Education 4626 Reading, Specialist View Details
An advanced course in reading education designed for educators in curriculum leadership roles. Current issues in linguistic and cognitive development will be examined and implications for school-wide and system-wide reading programs will be considered. Specialized leadership roles in reading education will be examined through the solving of practical classroom, school and system-related problems. Change processes and in-service strategies designed to facilitate program development will be investigated. The concept of a school-wide reading program across the subject areas will be developed. The role of literature, in particular novel study, will be a significant part of the school-wide concept. The practical activities form an integral part of this course.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): Parts 1 and 2 (on Certificate of Qualification); two years of teaching experience with one of the years in the area of specialization; signature of supervisory officer

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Education 4627 Kindergarten, Part I View Details
An examination of the knowledge and skills required for the delivery of the Kindergarten program. Emphasis will be placed on the theoretical foundations of Kindergarten education within the context of global and diverse communities, in addition to the development of effective play-based learning environments to support the early learner. A variety of research-informed instructional, assessment, evaluation and reporting strategies will also be examined.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): Certificate of Qualification showing qualifications in the Primary division

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Education 4628 Kindergarten, Part II View Details
Building on the knowledge and skills gained in Kindergarten, Part I, students will explore curriculum and program development in greater depth and examine effective implementation strategies for the Kindergarten program. Emphasis will be placed on the application of childhood development theories to the design and implementation of play-based education.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): Certificate of Qualification showing qualifications in the Primary division, Kindergarten Part I (or equivalent on Certificate of Qualification), one year of teaching; signature of supervisory officer

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Education 4629 Kindergarten, Specialist View Details
An examination of professional leadership in Kindergarten education, in which students will use the knowledge and skills gained in Kindergarten Part I and Part II courses to develop leadership skills with a focus on conceptual frameworks for early childhood education, curriculum planning, the instructional setting, assessment and evaluation.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): Certificate of Qualification showing qualifications in the Primary division, Kindergarten Parts 1 and 2 (on Certificate of Qualification); two years of teaching experience with one of the years in the area of specialization; signature of supervisory officer

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Education 4640 Junior Curriculum and Instruction (Additional Basic Qualification- Junior Division) View Details
A course specifically designed for certificated teachers in any but the junior division. Human development theories, curricular policies and guidelines, and teaching strategies and practices in major curricular areas, as they apply to the junior division, are analyzed. Meaningful applications are expected in appropriate settings. Practical activities form an integral part of the course.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): An acceptable University Degree

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Education 4667 Environmental Science/Environmental Studies I View Details
A course to enable teachers to develop courses of study in Environmental Science, and the implementation of such courses in one of the four Ontario school divisions they teach. The practical activities form an integral part of this course.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Notes: An additional fee (see Miscellaneous Fees) is required for this course.

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Education 4700 Teaching First Nations, Metis and Inuit Children View Details
Designed for teachers of Indigenous children whether they are teaching in an all-Indigenous class or integrated class. The course content will examine such topics as: historical developments in Indigenous education, curriculum and the Indigenous child, the function of the school in Indigenous communities, the role of the teacher, communication and how to improve it, sensitivity to other cultures and sets of values, and current developments in the field. The practical activities form an integrated part of this course.
Credit Weight: 1.0

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Education 4704 Integration of Information and Computer Technology in Instruction, Part I View Details
This course is designed to give educators an overview of the uses of computers in education. The central themes will relate to teaching about computers and teaching with the aid of a computer. Examples will be drawn from a variety of subject areas in both the elementary and secondary panels. The practical activities form an integral part of this course.
Credit Weight: 1.0

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Education 4705 Integration of Information and Computer Technology in Instruction, Part II View Details
This course is designed to give educators further exposure to the uses of computers in education. Themes include designing educational software, implementing the computer in the school, and teaching with the aid of a computer. Examples continue to be drawn from a variety of subject areas in both the elementary and secondary panels. This course emphasizes the use of the computer in the classroom rather than computer programming skills. The practical activities form an integral part of this course.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): Part 1 (on Certificate of Qualification); one year of teaching; signature of supervisory officer

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Education 4706 Integration of Information and Computer Technology in Instruction, Specialist View Details
An advanced course in the use of computers in the classroom designed for educators in curriculum leadership roles. Educational research on the impact of computers in society and in the schools will be examined, and implications for school-wide, system-wide, programs (K-12/OAC) based on Ministry of Education policy will be considered. The use of computers with exceptional learners will also be explored. Leadership roles, change processes, and in-service strategies designed to facilitate program development, implementation and evaluation will be investigated and applied through practical activity in school/system settings.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): Parts 1 and 2 (on Certificate of Qualification); two years of teaching experience with one of the years in the area of specialization; signature of supervisory officer

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Education 4708 Outdoor Experiential Education View Details
K-12 teachers are provided with the theoretical foundations of outdoor experiential education, and the necessary program planning, development and implementation, instructional strategies, assessment and evaluation, and support for ongoing professional growth required for high quality outdoor experiential education.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Notes: An additional fee (see Miscellaneous Fees) is required for this course.

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Education 4725 Mathematics, Primary and Junior Education, Part I View Details
Based upon current research and best practices in teaching and learning mathematics, this course develops the professional and pedagogical knowledge of teachers in primary and junior classrooms. Provides a deepening understanding of a conceptual framework for teaching mathematics. The focus is upon pedagogical knowledge and instructional strategies for teaching math within the context of the current Ontario curriculum and policy documents.
Credit Weight: 1.0

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Education 4726 Mathematics, Primary and Junior Education, Part II View Details
The course content is designed to deepen teachers' understanding of effective instruction in the primary and junior divisions, as well as the research and mathematical theory underpinning these instructional methods. Opportunities will be provided to develop and implement effective lessons reflective of the new instructional methods and content areas. As a culminating activity, candidates will design and carry out an action research project in the classroom.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): Prerequisite: Part 1 (on Certificate of Qualification); one year of teaching; signature of supervisory officer

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Education 4740 Co-operative Education, Part I View Details
Each candidate will develop a curriculum, using a Co-operative Education methodology, for implementation in his/her subject of teaching specialization. Principles of negotiating the conditions of satisfactory out-of-school learning experience with other educators, parents, community representatives or work site personnel will be considered. The practical activities form an integral part of this course.
Credit Weight: 1.0

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Education 4741 Co-operative Education, Part II View Details
This course is designed for each candidate to develop programs utilizing Co-operative Education methodologies for implementation in his/her school and to demonstrate the leadership and organizational skills involved in initiating and developing a new program which requires the co-operation of both school and non-school personnel. The practical activities form an integral part of this course.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): Part 1 (on Certificate of Qualification); one year of teaching; signature of supervisory officer

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Education 4742 Co-operative Education, Specialist View Details
This course is designed for each candidate to develop a Co-operative Education plan for use at the board level and the leadership skills for its implementation. It is expected that the plan will be in operational or workable form. The practical activities form an integral part of this course.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): Parts 1 and 2 (on Certificate of Qualification); two years of teaching experience with one of the years in the area of specialization; signature of supervisory officer

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Education 4743 Native Languages, Part I View Details
Candidates will be introduced to the field of Native language education through the development of a conceptual framework and the acquisition and practice of second language teaching skills. The course will address language structure, professional growth, language acquisition theory and instructional practice. See also Native Language Instructors' Program.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Notes: Candidates must provide acceptable evidence of fluency in an Algonquian or Iroquoian language.

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Education 4767 Religious Education in Catholic Schools, Part I View Details
A study of the principles of Christian Education, curriculum planning, teaching methods, and evaluation procedures for the teaching of religion in Ontario Roman Catholic Separate Schools.
Credit Weight: 1.0

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Education 4768 Religious Education in Catholic Schools, Part II View Details
Candidates are provided with a further understanding of Scripture, Catholic faith formation, and the role of sacrament, prayer, and spirituality and their implications for teaching and learning in a Catholic school environment. The course will also address moral and ethical issues facing Catholic educators today.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): Part I (on Certificate of Qualification); one year of teaching; signature of supervisory officer

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Education 4769 Religious Education in Catholic Schools, Specialist View Details
An advanced course examining professional leadership in faith education in a Catholic school environment, where students will use the knowledge and skills gained in Religious Education in Catholic Schools Parts I and II to develop leadership skills with a focus on professional growth, religious literacy and curriculum leadership of teachers.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s):

Parts I and II (on Certificate of Qualification); two years of teaching experience with one of the years in the area of specialization; signature of supervisory officer

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Education 4821 Intermediate Curriculum and Instruction (Additional Basic Qualification- Intermediate Division) - English View Details
A course specifically designed for certificated teachers in any but the intermediate division. Human development theories, curricular policies and guidelines, and teaching strategies and practices in English, as they apply to the intermediate division, are analyzed.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): A recognized university degree (allowing for teachers trained outside of Ontario). Students must have three full course equivalents in an acceptable teaching area (listed on Schedule A of Regulation 176/10).

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Education 4822 Intermediate Curriculum and Instruction (Additional Basic Qualification- Intermediate Division) - Geography View Details
A course specifically designed for certificated teachers in any but the intermediate division. Human development theories, curricular policies and guidelines, and teaching strategies and practices in Geography, as they apply to the intermediate division, are analyzed.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): A recognized university degree (allowing for teachers trained outside of Ontario). Students must have three full course equivalents in an acceptable teaching area (listed on Schedule A of Regulation 176/10).

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Education 4823 Intermediate Curriculum and Instruction (Additional Basic Qualification- Intermediate Division) - Health and Physical Education View Details
A course specifically designed for certificated teachers in any but the intermediate division. Human development theories, curricular policies and guidelines, and teaching strategies and practices in Health and Physical Education, as they apply to the intermediate division, are analyzed.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): A recognized university degree (allowing for teachers trained outside of Ontario). Students must have three full course equivalents in an acceptable teaching area (listed on Schedule A of Regulation 176/10).

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Education 4824 Intermediate Curriculum and Instruction (Additional Basic Qualification- Intermediate Division) - History View Details
A course specifically designed for certificated teachers in any but the intermediate division. Human development theories, curricular policies and guidelines, and teaching strategies and practices in History, as they apply to the intermediate division, are analyzed.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): A recognized university degree (allowing for teachers trained outside of Ontario). Students must have three full course equivalents in an acceptable teaching area (listed on Schedule A of Regulation 176/10).

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Education 4825 Intermediate Curriculum and Instruction (Additional Basic Qualification- Intermediate Division) - Mathematics View Details
A course specifically designed for certificated teachers in any but the intermediate division. Human development theories, curricular policies and guidelines, and teaching strategies and practices in Mathematics, as they apply to the intermediate division, are analyzed.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): A recognized university degree (allowing for teachers trained outside of Ontario). Students must have three full course equivalents in an acceptable teaching area (listed on Schedule A of Regulation 176/10).

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Education 4826 Intermediate Curriculum and Instruction (Additional Basic Qualification- Intermediate Division) - Science - General View Details
A course specifically designed for certificated teachers in any but the intermediate division. Human development theories, curricular policies and guidelines, and teaching strategies and practices in Science, as they apply to the intermediate division, are analyzed.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): A recognized university degree (allowing for teachers trained outside of Ontario). Students must have three full course equivalents in an acceptable teaching area (listed on Schedule A of Regulation 176/10).

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Education 4827 Intermediate Curriculum and Instruction (Additional Basic Qualification – Intermediate Division) – Family Studies View Details
Specifically intended for certified teachers. A study of theoretical foundations of Family Studies in the intermediate division, including program planning and implementation, the learning environment, and current legislation and policy.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): A recognized university degree (allowing for teachers trained outside of Ontario). Students must have two full course equivalents in Family Studies or related subjects, such as Psychology, Sociology, Interdisciplinary Studies, Women's Studies.

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Education 4841 Senior Curriculum and Instruction (Additional Basic Qualification- Senior Division) - English View Details
A course specifically designed for certified teachers in any but the senior division. Human development theories, curricular policies and guidelines, and teaching strategies and practices in English, as they apply to the senior division, are analyzed.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): A recognized university degree (allowing for teachers trained outside of Ontario). Students seeking Senior qualifications must have five full courses in an acceptable teaching area (listed on schedule A of regulation 176/10). Students seeking subsequent additional qualifications must have three full courses in an acceptable teaching area, with the exception of French which requires five full courses.

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Education 4842 Senior Curriculum and Instruction (Additional Basic Qualification- Senior Division) - Geography View Details
A course specifically designed for certified teachers in any but the senior division. Human development theories, curricular policies and guidelines, and teaching strategies and practices in Geography, as they apply to the senior division, are analyzed.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): A recognized university degree (allowing for teachers trained outside of Ontario). Students seeking Senior qualifications must have five full courses in an acceptable teaching area (listed on schedule A of regulation 176/10). Students seeking subsequent additional qualifications must have three full courses in an acceptable teaching area, with the exception of French which requires five full courses.

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Education 4843 Senior Curriculum and Instruction (Additional Basic Qualification- Senior Division) - Health and Physical Education View Details
A course specifically designed for certified teachers in any but the senior division. Human development theories, curricular policies and guidelines, and teaching strategies and practices in Health and Physical Education, as they apply to the senior division, are analyzed.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): A recognized university degree (allowing for teachers trained outside of Ontario). Students seeking Senior qualifications must have five full courses in an acceptable teaching area (listed on schedule A of regulation 176/10). Students seeking subsequent additional qualifications must have three full courses in an acceptable teaching area, with the exception of French which requires five full courses.

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Education 4844 Senior Curriculum and Instruction (Additional Basic Qualification- Senior Division) - History View Details
A course specifically designed for certified teachers in any but the senior division. Human development theories, curricular policies and guidelines, and teaching strategies and practices in History, as they apply to the senior division, are analyzed.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): A recognized university degree (allowing for teachers trained outside of Ontario). Students seeking Senior qualifications must have five full courses in an acceptable teaching area (listed on schedule A of regulation 176/10). Students seeking subsequent additional qualifications must have three full courses in an acceptable teaching area, with the exception of French which requires five full courses.

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Education 4845 Senior Curriculum and Instruction (Additional Basic Qualification- Senior Division) - Mathematics View Details
A course specifically designed for certified teachers in any but the senior division. Human development theories, curricular policies and guidelines, and teaching strategies and practices in Mathematics, as they apply to the senior division, are analyzed.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): A recognized university degree (allowing for teachers trained outside of Ontario). Students seeking Senior qualifications must have five full courses in an acceptable teaching area (listed on schedule A of regulation 176/10). Students seeking subsequent additional qualifications must have three full courses in an acceptable teaching area, with the exception of French which requires five full courses.

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Education 4846 Senior Curriculum and Instruction (Additional Basic Qualification- Senior Division) - Science - General View Details
A course specifically designed for certified teachers in any but the senior division. Human development theories, curricular policies and guidelines, and teaching strategies and practices in Science, as they apply to the senior division, are analyzed.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): A recognized university degree (allowing for teachers trained outside of Ontario). Students seeking Senior qualifications must have five full courses in an acceptable teaching area (listed on schedule A of regulation 176/10). Students seeking subsequent additional qualifications must have three full courses in an acceptable teaching area, with the exception of French which requires five full courses.

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Education 4847 Senior Curriculum and Instruction (Additional Basic Qualification - Senior Division) Social Sciences - General View Details
A course specifically designed for certified teachers in any but the senior division. Human development theories, theories of exceptionality as they relate to the adolescent learner, curriculum policies and guidelines, and teaching strategies and practices in Social Sciences, as they apply to the senior division, are analyzed.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): A recognized university degree (allowing for teachers trained outside of Ontario). Students seeking Senior qualifications must have five full courses in an acceptable teaching area (listed on schedule A of regulation 176/10). Students seeking subsequent additional qualifications must have three full courses in an acceptable teaching area, with the exception of French which requires five full courses.

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