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67 Education

http://upei.ca/education

Education Faculty

Ray Doiron, Professor Emeritus
Martha Gabriel, Professor Emerita
Tim Goddard, Professor Emeritus
Ronald MacDonald, Associate Professor, Dean
Tess Miller, Professor
Linyuan Guo, Associate Professor
Alexander McAuley, Associate Professor
Lyndsay Moffatt, Associate Professor
Kathy Snow, Associate Professor
Sean Wiebe, Associate Professor
Gabriela Arias de Sanchez, Assistant Professor
Elizabeth Blake, Assistant Professor
John Doran, Assistant Professor
Anne Marie Fitzgerald, Assistant Professor
Rachelle Gauthier, Assistant Professor
Carolyn Thorne, Assistant Professor
Zain Esseghaier, Lecturer
Aurelia Di Santo, Adjunct Professor
Tim Goddard, Adjunct Professor
Jane Preston, Adjunct Professor
Robin Quantick, Adjunct Professor
Carol Rowan, Adjunct Professor
Kate Tilleczek, Adjunct Professor
Charlene Vanleeuwen, Adjunct Professor
Lori Weeks, Adjunct Professor

Bachelor of Education

Twelve-Month Post-Degree Bachelor of Education

The Bachelor of Education (BEd) is a 12-month post-degree program consisting of 20 three-hour credit courses in education. This program is designed to provide the variety of courses and extended field experiences through which students can develop the knowledge and skills needed to teach in the modern classroom. It is the opportunity for students to focus their studies in Primary/Elementary (K – 6) or Intermediate/Senior (7-12) and in International, Indigenous, or Adult and Workplace Education.

REQUIRED COURSES:

PRIMARY/ELEMENTARY CONCENTRATION (K – 6)
INTERMEDIATE/SENIOR CONCENTRATION (7 – 12)

ED 4030 The Arts and Social Transformation
ED 4110 Learners and Learning
ED 4150 The Diverse and Inclusive Classroom
ED 4200 Teaching for Science, Technology, Math, and Engineering (STEM)
ED 4490 Introduction to Indigenous Education
ED 4630 Perspectives on Culture and Society in Education
ED 4640 Educating for Global Citizenship
ED 4660 Principles and Practices of Teaching English as Another Language
ED 4740 Technology in Education
ED 4820 Assessment and Evaluation
ED 4961 Preparation for the Teaching Profession I
ED 4962 Practicum I
ED 4971 Preparation for the Teaching Profession II
ED 4972 Practicum II

PRIMARY/ELEMENTARY CONCENTRATION (K – 6)
ED 4220 Mathematics for Teachers
ED 4230 Primary/Elementary Mathematics I
ED 4245 Inquiry-Based Methods in Science and Social Studies
ED 4280 Primary/Elementary Mathematics II
ED 4320 Primary/Elementary language and Literacies and Multiliteracies I
ED 4330 Literacy and Multiliteracies in the Early Years II
ED 4480 Social Emotional Learning and Children’s Mental Health

INTERMEDIATE/SENIOR CONCENTRATION (7 – 12)
ED 4130 Multiliteracies Across the Curriculum
ED 4420 Adolescent Social & Emotional Health
ED 4530 Curriculum and Pedagogy

Students take 4 of:
ED 4260 Intermediate/Senior Mathematics I
ED 4270 Intermediate/Senior Mathematics II
ED 4360 Intermediate/Senior English I
ED 4370 Intermediate/Senior English II
ED 4460 Intermediate/Senior Science I
ED 4470 Intermediate/Senior Science II
ED 4560 Intermediate/Senior Social Studies I
ED 4570 Intermediate/Senior Social Studies II

STUDY FOCI
Students may complete a study focus in International, Indigenous, Early Learning or Adult Education by completing a six-week practicum in the specified area and one course beyond the 20 required for the BEd as outlined below:

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION
ED 4620 International Education

INDIGENOUS EDUCATION
ED 4510 Integrating Indigenous Themes in the Curriculum K-12

ADULT EDUCATION
One of the following:
• ED 3630 The Adult Learner
• ED 3640 Assessment of Adult Learning
• ED 3680 Curriculum Development
• ED 3730 Inclusion and Differentiation in Adult Learning

EARLY LEARNING
ED 4336 – Developing Learning and Play in the Early Years (Ages 0-8)

 

Bachelor of Education—français langue seconde

This unique program will provide the variety of courses, French language and cultural experiences and extended field experiences (21 weeks of practicum) through which students can develop the knowledge and skills needed to teach in modern French Second Language classrooms. This program also provides students an opportunity to focus their studies in the Early, Middle, or Senior years.

Students must pass all courses to graduate with a Bachelor of Education-français langue seconde.

REQUIRED COURSES:

PRIMARY/ELEMENTARY CONCENTRATION
ED 4030 Intégration des arts
ED 4060 Comprendre la santé sociale et émotionnelle chez les élèves
ED 4110 Learners and Learning
ED 4150 Inclusion en salle de classe
ED 4200 Teaching for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)
ED 4220 Mathematics for Teachers
ED 4230 Primary/Elementary Mathematics I
ED 4245 Inquiry-Based Methods in Science and Social Studies
ED 4280 Primary/Elementary Mathematics II
ED 4490 Introduction to Indigenous Education
ED 4630 Culture et société
ED 4740 Technology in Education
ED 4800 Teaching in a Core French, Immersion and French First Language in a Minority Context Setting
ED 4820 Évaluation en salle de classe
ED 4880 Littératie I
ED 4890 Littératie II (primaire-élémentaire)
ED 4900 Intégration de la langue au contenu
ED 4961 Préparation pour le professionnel de l’enseignement I

ED 4962 Stage I
ED 4971 Préparation pour le professionnel de l’enseignement II
ED 4972 Stage II

INTERMEDIATE/SENIOR CONCENTRATION (7-12)
ED 4030 Intégration des arts
ED 4060 Comprendre la santé sociale et émotionnelle chez les élèves
ED 4110 Learners and Learning
ED 4150 Inclusion en salle de classe
ED 4200 Teaching for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)
ED 4490 Introduction to Indigenous Education
ED 4630 Culture et société
ED 4640 Educating for Global Citizenship
ED 4740 Technology in Education
ED 4820 Évaluation en salle de classe
ED 4880 Littératie I
ED 4888 Litteratie II – Education en francais II (Intermédiaire/Secondaire)

ED 4900 Intégration de la langue au contenu
ED 4961 Préparation pour le profession d’enseignement I
ED 4962 Stage I
ED 4971 Préparation pour le profession d’enseignement II
ED 4972 Stage II

INTERMEDIATE/SENIOR CONCENTRATION (7-12) will take 4 of the following:
ED 4560 Sciences Humaines 1
ED 4570 Sciences Humaines 2
ED 4260 Intermediate/Senior Mathematics I
ED 4270 Mathes 2
ED 4460 Sciences 1
ED 4470 Sciences 2
ED 4760 French Methods
ED 4800 Teaching in a Core French, Immersion and French First Language in a Minority Context Setting

STUDY FOCI:
Students may complete a study focus in International, Indigenous, Early Learning or Adult Education by completing a six-week practicum in the specified area and one course beyond the 20 required for the BEd as outlined below:

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION
ED 4620 International Education

INDIGENOUS EDUCATION
ED 4510 Integrating Indigenous Themes in the Curriculum K-12

ADULT EDUCATION
One of the following:
• ED 3630 The Adult Learner
• ED 3640 Assessment of Adult Learning
• ED 3680 Curriculum Development
• ED 3730 Inclusion and Differentiation in Adult Learning

EARLY LEARNING
Ed 4336 – Developing Learning and Play in the Early Years (Ages 0-8)

POST-DEGREE CERTIFICATES

Certificate in Adult Education (CAE)

The Certificate in Adult Education focuses on: understanding adult education learning theory and philosophies; becoming aware of the diverse needs of adult learners; and, learning and applying the methodologies and strategies needed to teach adults. The CAE consists of 12 courses (36 semester hours). Three (six semester hour) courses are offered by Holland College, and six (three semester hour) courses are offered by UPEI. Holland College and UPEI offer the required courses on a yearly basis and the electives over a two-year period. All courses are offered in the late afternoon, early evening or weekend hours at Holland College. The UPEI courses are taught by instructors approved by the Dean of Education, UPEI. Courses are offered in each of the four academic terms.

The required courses are:
ED. 3110 Methods and Strategies in Adult Education I (6 semester hours) Holland College
ED. 4220 Methods and Strategies: Instructional Design for Online Learning (6 semester hours) Holland College
ED. 3010 Practicum in Adult Education (6 semester hours) Holland College
ED. 3630 Understanding the Adult Learner (3 semester hours) UPEI
ED. 3620 Communication Practices (3 semester hours) UPEI
ED. 3640 Assessment of Adult Learning (3 semester hours) UPEI

In addition, students will select 3 additional courses from the following Adult Education electives: ED 3680 Curriculum, ED 3080 Activity-Based Learning, ED 3660 Technology, and ED 3730 Special Needs.

Certificate in Educational Leadership in Nunavut

The Certificate in Educational Leadership in Nunavut is designed to provide qualified teachers and educational leaders in Nunavut with the background, history, knowledge, skills and attitudes to provide culturally based, effective, and responsive, leadership in the school system. Courses range from the introductory level through to specialized courses that focus on parental engagement, action research and approaches to school improvement that support the implementation of educational legislation and policy in Nunavut.  The program includes three required courses and two electives.

The required courses are as follows:

ED 5090 – Foundations of Transformational Leadership in Nunavut Education

ED 5110 – Proactive Instructional Leadership in Nunavut Communities

ED 5141 – Action Research and Reflective Practice in Nunavut Education (Design)

ED 5142 – Action Research and Reflective Practice in Nunavut Education (Implementation)

ED 5143 – Action Research and Reflective Practice in Nunavut Education (Communication)

And two electives from the following:
ED 5120 – Educational Leadership – Engaging Nunavut Parents, Elders and Community
ED 5130 – Leadership of the School Improvement Process in Nunavut Communities
ED 5850 – Improving Language and Literacy Achievement
ED 5810 – The Inclusive Classroom

NOTE:  Post-degree certificates must be completed within four years of the first registration in a required course.

EDUCATION COURSES

Please note: Education courses (at the 2000, 4000 and 5000 level) are graded as Pass or Fail. Students must pass all 20 three-hour-credit courses of the program to graduate with a BEd.

2110 INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION
This course provides students with an introduction to education in Canada. Students examine: the purpose of schools, the characteristics of classrooms, the role of teachers, the relationship between schools and society, current issues in education, and teaching as a career and profession. A minimum of 25 hours of school-related experience is a requirement of this course.
Three lecture hours, plus one full morning or afternoon a week for school visits

2130 INTRODUCTION A L’EDUCATION EN FRANÇAIS AU CANADA
This course provides students with an introduction to French first and second language education in Canada with a particular emphasis on the educational system on Prince Edward Island. Students analyze a variety of French programs in Canadian schools, the goals of these programs, and the roles of teachers within them. Students also examine current issues in education and their impact on French language education. A minimum of 25 hours of school-related experience is a course requirement.
Cross-listed with French 2610.

3070 ETHICS FOR ADULT PRACTITIONERS
This course examines professional ethics in the practice of adult education by: exploring the meanings of “professional” and “ethics” in the context of adult education; discussing the ideas and skills that assist adult educators in applying professional ethics to their practice; examining current codes of ethics for adult educators; and, creating individual statements of ethical practice.

3080 INTEGRATING ACTIVITY BASED LEARNING IN ADULT EDUCATION
In this course, learners explore theoretical aspects supporting activity based learning, reflect on personal teaching frameworks, examine and customize a variety of strategies designed to make learning and training active. Using these foundations, participants expand their teaching repertoires by integrating activity based learning with active training, team learning, peer teaching and independent learning, and develop lesson plans and units to be used in adult learning environments.

3090 AN INTRODUCTION TO LEARNING IN THE WORKPLACE
Fostering a learning culture at work is a complex process with many competing demands on both workers and those who train and manage them. This course will introduce participants to current issues and trends affecting workplace learning; key theories of learning, learning styles and motivation for learning in relation to the workplace; core competencies associated with workplace learning; the role of informal training programs and informal learning (communities of practice, mentoring etc.); and process models for workplace learning. Participants will apply their learning and design a workplace learning program that addresses a key issue and concern in their organization.

3110 INTRODUCTION TO DISTANCE LEARNING
This course provides an orientation to the methodologies and varieties of distance education approaches currently available. Students explore learning technologies related to distance education in the form of e-learning, video conferencing, audio conferencing, etc., and apply them to adult learning contexts.

3120 APPLIED RESEARCH IN POST-SECONDARY INSTITUTIONS
In this course, students review the fundamental requirements for a successful applied research program at a post secondary educational institution. Topics covered include: national setting, institutional context, funding, grant writing, communication, research methods, project management, staffing, student involvement, industry partners, and community economic development. As applied research complements teaching activities and enriches the learning experience at post-secondary institutions, in this course, each student develops and presents an applied research proposal suitable for submission to a funding agency.

3130 ADMINISTRATION OF PROGRAMS IN ADULT EDUCATION
This interactive course explores the current state of adult education in Canada and the statutory framework that largely determines the direction and capacity of the discipline and practice of adult education. Students examine the mandates and variety of provider agencies (adult learning associations, literacy networks, community-based and public education agencies, adult high schools, community colleges). The funding of adult education and the constitutional requirements of governments in Canada are considered. As well, the nature of regional differences and needs (e.g. economic and social development) and how the geography and demography of the Canadian landscape challenges the framework and delivery of adult education are discussed.

3140 SOCIOLOGY OF ADULT EDUCATION
This course examines the social and political structures that have an impact on adult education. Students explore the influence of these structures in shaping public policy on adult education, and discuss their significance for program development and implementation.
Three hours a week 

3150 CRITICAL THINKING AND WRITING FOR THE ADULT EDUCATOR
In this course, students in the adult education context further refine their communication skills. Students will develop greater proficiency and effectiveness in oral communication. The assignments emphasize the writing process; the clear and correct use of the English language in developing reflective and critical thought; and writing in various genres, including research, professional documents, and correspondence.

3190 CAREER AND LEARNING PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT
(See Integrated Studies 1930 and University 1930)

3610 CHILDREN’S LITERATURE
(See English 2450)

3620 COMMUNICATION PRACTICES
This course covers both interpersonal and group communication skills necessary for adult learning. It teaches students to express thoughts and ideas in clear, well-defined terms in oral, print, and digital contexts. Emphasis is placed on developing skills in active listening, public speaking, and small group facilitation, as well as in understanding the variables that affect human communication. Participants are encouraged to identify their own communication challenges through study, research, presentation, and self-reflection.
Three hours a week

3630 THE ADULT LEARNER
This course examines the principles and processes of adult learning. Topics include learning domains, the history of adult education, personal experiences, social and cultural factors that affect learning, learning in formal and non-formal environments, professional and lifelong learning, principles and characteristics of adult learners, and Universal Design for Learning (UDL).
Three hours a week

3640 ASSESSMENT OF ADULT LEARNING
This course examines general principles, processes, and techniques of assessment and evaluation that meet the needs of the instructors, learners, and stakeholders. New assessment techniques in the psychomotor domain are expected. Students develop practical experience in designing and implementing strategies for identifying learners’ needs and assessing learning outcomes in the adult, technological, and/or business sectors.
Three hours a week

3650 COUNSELLING THE ADULT LEARNER
This course introduces students to the social and emotional development of adult learners, and explores the theoretical principles underlying vocational and personal counselling. It focuses on the development of practical application of counselling methods.

3660 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY AND THE ADULT LEARNER
This course explores the implications, both theoretical and practical, of the new abundance of tools, information, knowledge and connections that are possible to support learning in the internet age. Critical classroom topics such as openness in online education, student assessment, academic integrity and collaboration are combined with theory and significant hands on experience. No prior technical knowledge is expected and students will leave the class with strategies customized to their own contexts.
Three hours a week

3670 ENTREPRENEURIAL EDUCATION
This course introduces adult learners to the principles of entrepreneurial education. Students identify enterprising opportunities, and gain experience in planning and facilitating learning by using specialized software to create enterprising educational ventures.
Three hours a week

3680 CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT
This course focuses on curriculum development beginning with needs identification, content planning and research, leading to lesson design and delivery. Students develop an understanding of provincial outcomes and standards. Students assess learners’ needs, set appropriate outcomes, plan methodologies and resources, implement program plans, evaluate learning, and reflect on teaching effectiveness.
Three hours a week

3690 ISSUES IN ADULT EDUCATION
This course introduces students to contemporary trends (e.g., societal, economic, political, and social trends), and diversity in the workplace. Also explored is the role of adult educators as change agents in shaping the fields of training, development, and adult education.
Three hours a week

3710 INTRODUCTION TO ADULT EDUCATION
This course surveys the theories and historical practice of the adult education movement. It examines the characteristics of adult education in a variety of contexts, with particular emphasis on Canadian and provincial initiatives and challenges. Changing needs across a wide range of institutional settings within the field of adult education are identified and discussed.
Three hours a week

3720 FACILITATING LITERACY IN ADULT LEARNERS
In this course, students learn to apply the principles of adult learning and current theory and research to adult literacy settings. The course examines various instructional strategies and techniques that develop language and literacy skills in large or small groups, or in the context of coaching. There is recognition that barriers to literacy learning exist and that educators must understand not only the theory and practice of literacy but also the needs and goals of the individuals in a social learning environment.
Three hours a week

3730 INCLUSION AND DIFFERENTIATION IN ADULT LEARNING
In this course, learners are introduced to inclusive education and to strategies and practices for supporting diverse learners in adult education contexts. The course gives an overview of learning differences, social/emotional/mental health, and diagnoses that impact learning. It also provides suggestions for teaching strategies to encourage adults to learn from their strengths and increase independence. Of particular interest are the use of assistive technology, self-advocacy, principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL), and awareness of services available to adult learners.
Three hours a week

3740 TRANSFORMATIVE LEARNING
This course presents the theoretical foundation of transformative learning and transformational education, with an emphasis on practical application. It encompasses principles of adult learning coupled with teaching practices that establish leader empowerment. The role of a transformative educator is explored as a paradigm and establishes critical self-reflection as an essential component of teaching practice. Students should be prepared to examine their educational beliefs, values, and assumptions, and the impact of those beliefs on teaching practice.
Three hours a week

3750 MENTORING THE ADULT LEARNER
This course examines effective methods of mentoring adult students in various contexts. The qualities, techniques, and necessary formal structures in facilitated mentoring relationships are studied using readings, case studies, discussion, presentations, and modelling. Students understand the depth of mentoring adults to the extent that individuals perform the role of mentor or assist others in a structured mentoring program.
Three hours a week

3910 FOUNDATIONS OF COACHING
A course which examines the variety of sciences which are the foundations of coaching, such as: anatomy, physiology, philosophy, psychology, and sociology, as well as introduces coaching concerns in a number of popular sports (NCCP Level 1 Theory included).
Three hours a week

3920 ADMINISTRATION OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION
A course concerned with the organizational and administrative principles in physical education. Major areas to be examined include: intramurals and recreation, interschool sports, equipment, facilities, and public relations.
Three hours a week

3950 SPECIAL TOPICS IN ADULT EDUCATION
Students investigate special topics that have particular reference to the fields of adult education, technological training and development, trades education, and other related areas. Students are expected to explore and research an approved topic of their choice.
Hours of Credit: 1, 2 or 3 credit hours

4010 DIRECTED STUDIES
This course is available to advanced students at the discretion of the faculty. Entry to the course, course content, and the conditions under which the course may be offered are subject to the approval of the Dean of Education.
(See Academic Regulation 9 for Regulations Governing Directed Studies)

4020 MEETING THE NEEDS OF THE YOUNG LEARNER
This course examines topics in education psychology relevant to the early years classroom. Topics include physical, cognitive, social/emotional and moral/spiritual development; individual differences; learning theories and motivation; behaviour; and the legal, ethical, and counselling responsibilities of teachers for supporting students in need.
Three hours a week

4030 ARTS AND SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION (Integration des arts)
This course is an introduction to the Arts and Education. Emphasis is on fostering creativity and critical inquiry through a variety of multi-modal experiences in the arts, the reading of current literature on arts methods and theories, the study of new curricular programs (including the integration of arts with other disciplines), and the role of arts in social transformation.

4040 COURSE CURRICULUM AND PLANNING FOR INSTRUCTION (Planification et programmes d’etudes)
In this course, students will develop the conceptual understanding and practical skills of lesson and unit planning as they pertain to curriculum. Foci include curriculum integration; project based learning; social action curriculum; understanding by design; experiential learning; outcomes and competencies assessment; coupling assessment with instruction; and various theoretical conceptions of curriculum, such as the hidden, null, void, and lived curriculum.
1 credit course

4050 CREATING A CLIMATE FOR LEARNING: EFFECTIVE CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT (Climat organisationnel: Gestion de classe efficace)
The focus of the course will be on establishing a positive classroom climate to help students become responsible for their learning, behaviours and choices. Foci include strategies to promote student motivation, build positive student-teacher relationships, and develop partnerships between parents and school.
1 credit course

4060 SUPPORTING STUDENTS’ SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL HEALTH (Comprende la sante sociale et emotionnelle chez les eleves)
This course will examine the responsibilities of teachers in supporting the mental health of K-12 learners in the contemporary contexts of family, peers, school, work, and the media. Emphasis is placed on challenges such as low self-esteem, difficult emotions, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, bullying, self-injury, and suicide.
3 credit course

4110 LEARNERS AND LEARNING
This course explores the growth and development of learners from early childhood to late adolescence. Topics include physical, cognitive, social/emotional and moral/spiritual development; individual differences; learning theories and motivation; behaviour; and the legal, ethical, and counselling responsibilities of teachers.
Three hours a week

4120 SCHOOL AND CLASSROOM CULTURE
This course will familiarize students with the variety of often contradictory and unnoticed social, epistemological, economic, political, and cultural influences that have shaped dominant beliefs about K-12 schooling. Students will develop critical inquiry skills as they examine educational assumptions and arrangements, with particular attention to their impact on educational outcomes, in their own lives, in schools, and in society at large.
Three hours a week

4130 MULTILITERACIES ACROSS THE CURRICULUM
This course introduces students to the critical, developmental, and pedagogical dimensions of supporting students K-12 as they learn the range of literacies required for life in the twenty-first century.
Three hours a week

4150 THE DIVERSE AND INCLUSIVE CLASSROOM
This course explores student diversity and addressing the needs of a wide variety of learners within the context of inclusive education. Particular focus will be placed on the development of instructional strategies that support all learners.
Three hours a week

4170 MEETING THE NEEDS OF THE ADOLESCENT LEARNER
This course examines topics in educational psychology relevant to the middle and senior years classroom. Topics include physical, cognitive, social/emotional and moral/spiritual development; individual differences; learning theories and motivation; behaviour; and the legal, ethical, and counselling responsibilities of teachers for supporting students in need.
Three hours a week

4180 GUIDANCE IN THE SCHOOLS
This course examines principles, problems and procedures in the provision of guidance services in a school setting. Particular attention is given to such topics as the functions of school personnel in guidance; integration of school and community resources; guidance-testing programs; information services; placement and follow-up activities.
Three hours a week

4200 TEACHING FOR SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATH (STEM)
This course introduces students to the pedagogies, practices, and instructional alternatives that foster acquisition of the knowledge, skills, and attitudes critical to success in the sciences, technology, engineering and maths.
Three hours a week

4210 TEACHING FOR THE HUMANITIES
This course introduces students to the pedagogies, practices, and instructional alternatives that foster acquisition of the knowledge, skills, and attitudes critical to success in the social studies and humanities.
Three hours a week

4220 MATHEMATICS FOR TEACHERS
The course provides opportunities for students to reason and make sense of mathematics in meaningful ways by discovering mathematics through inquiry-based instructional methods grounded in real-life contexts. Content will be drawn from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics five content (number & operations, algebra, geometry, measurement, and data analysis & probability) and process (problem-solving, reasoning & proof, communications, connections, and representation) standards.
Three hours a week

4230 PRIMARY/ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS
This course examines the pedagogy of Primary/Elementary mathematics. Instruction focuses on how children learn mathematics, what it means to engage children in doing mathematics, teaching mathematics through problem solving, and curriculum sequencing. Underlying these foundational ideas for teaching, students will have the opportunity to re-learn key areas of mathematics in a twenty-first century approach to teaching and learning.
Three hours a week

4245 INQUIRY-BASED METHODS IN SCIENCE AND SOCIAL STUDIES
This course introduces pre-service teachers to curriculum integration in Science and Social Studies. Pre-Service Teachers will learn how to use inquiry-based methods to connect
learning with life experiences.
Three hours a week
Note:  Credit will not be allowed for ED 4245 if a student has already received credit for ED 4450 or ED 4540

4260 INTERMEDIATE/SENIOR MATHEMATICS I
Building on the pedagogy of mathematics at the Primary/Elementary grades, this course examines the pedagogy of Intermediate/Senior mathematics. Instruction focuses on how students learn mathematics in these grades, what it means to engage them in doing mathematics, teaching mathematics through problem solving, and curriculum sequencing. Students will also have the opportunity to re-learn key areas of mathematics in a twenty-first century approach.
Three hours a week

4270 INTERMEDIATE/SENIOR MATHEMATICS II
This course is a continuation of Education 426, and builds a conceptual foundation for the topics covered in the intermediate/senior years curriculum. Emphasis is placed on the critical examination of the current intermediate/senior years mathematics curriculum in relation to materials and methodologies. Experience in a variety of teaching methodologies is provided in addition to the development of an understanding of the principles and practices of assessment in mathematics.
PREREQUISITE: Education 4260
Three hours a week

4280 PRIMARY/ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS II
A continuation of Education 4230, this course further examines and extends the pedagogy of Primary/Elementary focusing on how children conceptualize mathematics and instructional methods required to foster children’s numeracy skills.
PREREQUISITE: Education 4230
Three hours a week

4290 MATHEMATICS IN THE MIDDLE YEARS II
This course provides pre-service teachers with an opportunity to design effective learning experiences, to enable students in the middle years to achieve the key stage outcomes of the Atlantic Provinces Education Foundation Curriculum for Mathematics Grades 5 – 9.
PREREQUISITE: Education 4250
Three hours a week

4310 DIFFERENTIATED INSTRUCTION AND INCLUSIVE PRACTICES (Inclusion et differenciation pedagogique en salle de classe)
This course focuses on the design, implementation and assessment of differentiated instructional practices to simultaneously address curriculum outcomes and the significant range of student differences in inclusive classrooms.
1 credit hour

4320 PRIMARY/ELEMENTARY LANGUAGE LITERACIES AND MULTILITERACIES I
This course provides an examination of the foundations of language/literacy processes based on current theories of language acquisition and literacy development. The focus is on six core strands: reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing and representing, as well as balanced approaches to teaching, learning and assessing literacy skills in the Primary/Elementary grades.
Three hours a week

4330 LITERACY AND MULTILITERACIES IN THE EARLY YEARS II
This course is a continuation of Education 4320, in which students use language arts outcomes, materials, methods, and assessment techniques to design comprehensive literacy programs and activities.
PREREQUISITE: Education 4320

4336 DEVELOPING LEARNING AND PLAY IN THE EARLY YEARS (AGES 0-8)
Current theoretical and conceptual frameworks in the field of early years education and how they inform current approaches to the children’s learning from age 0-8 will be examined.
Participants will study play and its major role in young children’s learning, major influences affecting learning and play, methods of observing and studying play, and practical approaches for supporting and facilitating children’s learning in early childhood settings and in grades K-2.  Participants in current BEd programmes and educators from early years settings will develop projects combining their observations in early years settings with practical curriculum activities.
Three hours a week

4340 LANGUAGE ARTS IN THE MIDDLE YEARS I
This course provides an introduction to current theory and conceptual frameworks for language arts, as well as teaching methods associated with teaching language arts in the middle years of school. The focus includes literacy acquisition with core strands of reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing and representing, with teaching methods that develop a balanced approach to teaching language arts in grades 5-9.
Three hours a week

4360 INTERMEDIATE/SENIOR ENGLISH I
This course familiarizes students with a variety of theories, practices, and values for addressing curriculum and pedagogy as they relate to the teaching of English at the Intermediate/Senior level. With a view to being and becoming English teachers, both locally and globally, students will participate in writing, speaking, listening, reading, viewing and representing activities as informed by research and in a range of developmental, socio-cultural, and media contexts.
Three hours a week

4370 INTERMEDIATE/SENIOR ENGLISH II
Building on Ed 4360, placement experiences and a growing expertise in English education, students will critically inquire and contribute to current discussions and practices on the nature and cross-curricular scope of language and literacy. Emphasis will be on sense-making and concept development, effective writing instruction, the interactive/iterative relationship between teaching and assessment, and the evolving social/economic relevance of communication genres, modes, and media.
PREREQUISITE: Education 4360
Three hours a week

4410 INTRODUCTION TO CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT
This introductory course examines the foundational forces (historical, philosophical, psychological, and societal/cultural) which influence the curriculum, and presents various models for curriculum development. Specific references will be made to the PEI scene.
Three hours a week

4420 ADOLESCENT SOCIAL & EMOTIONAL HEALTH
This course will explore the topic of social emotional health of adolescent learners in the contemporary contexts of family, peers, school, work, and the media. Mental health challenges such as anxiety, depression, addiction, and the teaching of social emotional learning strategies will be emphasized.
Three semester hours of credit

4450 PRIMARY/ELEMENTARY SCIENCE
The course examines methods of science teaching in the Primary/Elementary grades. Emphasis is placed on practical aspects of organizing and delivering active learning experiences in science, the reading of current literature on method and theory of science, the study of new curricular programs including the integration of science learning with other disciplines, and the relationship between sustainability and science.
Three hours a week

4460 INTERMEDIATE/SENIOR SCIENCE I
This course provides an introduction to basic pedagogical concepts and skills needed for the successful and effective teaching of science to Intermediate/Senior school students. Using the concepts of general science and the provincial science curriculum, the course examines the nature and limitations of teaching, learning and technology within the Canadian science classroom context.
PREREQUISITE: At least a minor in a Natural Science, or permission of the instructor.
Three hours a week

4470 INTERMEDIATE/SENIOR SCIENCE II
This course examines the development, nature, and limitations of science and technology; the role of science and technology in society; and the teaching of science and technology in the schools. Time is devoted to an examination of the provincial science curricula, innovative teaching and assessment strategies and techniques, and the development of active learning opportunities.
PREREQUISITE: Education 4460
Three hours a week

4480 SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING AND CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH
This course introduces students to an overview of children’s mental health issues, the core competencies of Social Emotional Learning, and evidenced-based programs and strategies identified for improving students’ social skills, emotional well-being, and academic outcomes.
Three hours a week

4490 INTRODUCTION TO INDIGENOUS EDUCATION
This course is a combination of classroom and community-based learning.  Anchored in L’nu (Mi’kmaq) knowledge, students will learn about ceremony, protocol, Elders and traditional teachers. In turn, these will help foster a mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual understanding of Indigenous worldviews and ways of knowing. This course also introduces Canada’s history of cultural assimilation and genocide imposed upon Indigenous Peoples in Canada. It will discuss why all teachers – and anyone living in Canada – needs to know this history.
3 semester hours of credit

4510 INTEGRATING INDIGENOUS THEMES IN THE CURRICULUM
This course promotes dynamic ways for the public school curriculum to acknowledge more faithfully the histories, cultures, worldviews and teachings of Indigenous peoples in Canada and globally. The importance of developing more culturally responsive pedagogies and assessment practices and more respectful and inclusive research is highlighted. Insights are shared into the processes of recovery for Indigenous communities and the essential supports for their students to experience success at all grade levels.
Three hours a week

4530 CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY
In this course students will develop the conceptual understandings and practical skills to design learning in relation to diverse needs. Curriculum foci include inquiry, integration and universal design; pedagogical foci include promoting motivation, building positive relationships, and establishing strategies for students to become responsible for their learning, behaviours and choices.
3 hours a week

4540 PRIMARY/ELEMENTARY SOCIAL STUDIES
This course promotes dynamic teaching methods and inclusive approaches to inspire young learners and to elevate the quality of teaching and learning through Social Studies at the Primary/Elementary levels. Grounded in the needs of twenty-first century learners, this course offers concrete ways to create more vibrant, engaging, playful, supportive and inviting environments for this core curriculum area to give all learners dignity and honour their diverse ways of learning.
Three hours a week

4560 INTERMEDIATE/SENIOR SOCIAL STUDIES I
This course promotes dynamic teaching methods and inclusive approaches to inspire learners in grades 7-12 and to elevate the quality of teaching and learning through Social Studies at the Intermediate/Senior levels. Grounded in the needs of twenty-first century learners, this course offers concrete ways to create more vibrant, engaging, playful, supportive and inviting environments for this core curriculum area to give all learners dignity and honour their diverse ways of learning.
Three hours a week

4570 INTERMEDIATE/SENIOR SOCIAL STUDIES II
This course develops a rationale, framework and procedures for facilitating thematic teaching and learning on critical social issues appropriate for grades 7-12. Skills in curriculum development are refined as students explore authentic assessment practices and ways of promoting student ownership of and co-responsibility for learning.
PREREQUISITE: Education 4560
Three hours a week

4590 ENTERPRISE EDUCATION
This course introduces the key principles and components of Learning For Enterprise, an international movement that nurtures initiative, self-determination, creativity and innovation in twenty-first century learners. A workshop design engages participants in classroom and community-based challenges that contribute to learners’ confidence in self and community as they apply enterprising capabilities in a wide range of contexts throughout their lives. Specific applications to historically dependent cultures are explored.
Three hours a week

4620 INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION
This course introduces students to the economic, political, and cultural factors that influence public education in foreign countries. The public school systems of selected foreign countries are examined and compared to the provincial systems in Canada. Students are expected to carry out independent research on a foreign country of their choosing.
Three hours a week

4630 PERSPECTIVES ON CULTURE AND SOCIETY IN EDUCATION (culture et societe)
This course introduces students to the visible and invisible impact of culture and society on education. As students develop an understanding of cultural and social perspectives in education, they examine the roles of schools in the proliferation of social and cultural norms as well as their potential as sites for change.
2.5 credit course

4640 EDUCATING FOR GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP
This course is intended to broaden pre-service teachers’ theoretical and pedagogical perspectives on global citizenship education by gaining an enhanced awareness of a world view that recognizes the interdependence and interconnections of the natural and social worlds. Participants will be introduced to the concept of global citizenship and, from this, develop an understanding of social justice, diversity, socio-cultural responsibility, sustainability, and agency. Demonstrating how to integrate global citizenship into educational practices is a key learning outcome of this course.
2.5 credit course

4650 INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
This course introduces students to the history of international development and explores the models of development currently employed. Particular attention is given to the effects of economic, political, environmental, and cultural development on public education in emerging countries.
Three hours a week

4660 PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES OF TEACHING ENGLISH AS AN ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE
This course explores the theoretical foundations for teaching English as a second/additional language (ESL/EAL). Students are introduced to fundamental aspects of additional language acquisition and the factors affecting language learning and teaching. The course introduces the needs of English language learners in various contexts including ESL/EAL, mainstream and foreign language classrooms. Students develop a critical perspective on issues related to language learning and teaching.
Three hours a week

4670 APPROACHES AND METHODS FOR TEACHING ENGLISH AS AN ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE
This course provides students with the foundations to facilitate language classes in contexts including ESL/EAL, mainstream and foreign language classrooms. The course introduces a range of English language teaching approaches and methodologies and addresses techniques specific to teaching listening, speaking, writing, reading, vocabulary and grammar in an additional language.
PREREQUISITE: Education 4660
Three hours a week

4680 SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY
This course examines the historical and cultural roles of the rural school. Emphasis is placed on the evolving role of the school as a community resource centre.
Three hours a week

4690 SPECIAL TOPICS
To create a category for uniquely titled courses offered by a department and put on the timetable as a “special course” on a one-time basis.
Hours of Credit: 1, 2 or 3 credit hours

4710 ADMINISTRATION IN EDUCATION
This course is an introduction to the theory and practices of administration in education which includes an analysis of the nature of school organizations, effective administrative processes, the administrative structure of education on PEI, and legal issues in administration.
PREREQUISITE: Permission of the instructor
Three hours a week

4730 COMMUNICATIONS
An introductory course covering both interpersonal and group communication, aimed at teaching the student to think and to express ideas in lucid and well-defined terms. The emphasis will be on the workshop approach involving constant practice in the techniques of voice and speech, public speaking, classroom drama, and creative movement. This should encourage in the students a flexible and resourceful attitude, and help them to develop self-confidence, together with the awareness and sensitivity needed for teaching.
Three hours a week

4740 TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION
This course provides an introduction to the integration of digital technologies into teaching and learning. The focus is on use of technology as a tool to support the school curriculum. Web-based communication and work with web-based resources is an essential component.
1 semester hour of credit

4750 ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION
This course provides an opportunity to explore, develop and post web-based resources. Digital photography, digital video, and other emerging technologies are explored and applied within the educational context.
PREREQUISITE: Education 4740 or permission of instructor.
Three hours a week

4760 FRENCH METHODS I
In this course, students explore the curriculum and teaching of core French in the intermediate and secondary schools. Students develop a variety of teaching methodologies in the area of core French.
PREREQUISITE: At least a minor in French, or permission of instructor.
Three hours a week

4790 COMPÉTENCES LANGAGIÈRES EN CONTEXT ÉDUCATIF-PARTIE 2
This course is a continuation of ED 4930. Participants will continue to enhance their language skills through the same type of activities as the previous course.
PREREQUISITE: ED 4930
Three semester hours of credit

4800 TEACHING IN A CORE FRENCH, IMMERSION AND FRENCH FIRST LANGUAGE IN A MINORITY CONTEXT SETTING
In this course, students will examine the similarities and differences when teaching Core French, Immersion and French First language in a minority setting. This course will outline the guidelines and practices/strategies used in each of these three setting in the public school system.
3 semester hours of credit

4810 STATISTICS IN EDUCATION
This course is an introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics required to understand, interpret, express, and evaluate the results of measurement in education. Topics included are frequency distributions, histograms, frequency polygons, mean, median for grouped and raw data, normal distributions, standard deviation, normal approximation of a binomial random variable, random sampling and sampling distributions, estimation of means, confidence intervals, student distribution, small and large samples, one- and two-tail tests of hypotheses, correlation and regression, Chi-square test, analysis of variance.
Three hours a week

4820 ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION
This course examines the complexity of assessment by contrasting assessment theories with common practices in the classroom. Students explore the concept of a balanced assessment program that integrates formative and summative assessment practices. Students develop skills in creating a variety of assessment instruments (e.g., observation check-lists, tests, rubrics, portfolios). Issues and practices of large-scale assessment are also explored.
Three hours a week

4850 PÉDAGOGIE EN IMMERSION: LES PRINCIPES DE BASE
This course explores the general pedagogical principles and techniques of content-based teaching in French Immersion at all levels. Topics covered include development of language skills, thematic teaching in immersion, integrating form and content in immersion, and strategy instruction in immersion. This course is taught entirely in French and students are required to complete all assignments in French.
PREREQUISITE: Students must have completed at least six courses (18 credit hours) in French studies in a recognized university program or have been educated in a francophone university for at least two years. Students must also meet the minimum standard, as determined by the Faculty of Education, on a French proficiency test administered before admission to the program.

4860 DIDACTIQUE DU FRANÇAIS LANGUE SECONDE: UNE INTRODUCTION
This course explores the general pedagogical principles and techniques of communicative-experiential teaching in core and immersion French programs at all levels. Topics covered include three-stage lesson planning, personalization, pedagogical grammar, and culture teaching. This course is taught entirely in French and students are required to complete all assignments in French.
PREREQUISITE: Students must have completed at least six courses (18 credit hours) in French studies in a recognized university program or have been educated in a francophone university for at least two years.

4870 L’ACQUISITION DES LANGUES SECONDES
This course explores students’ past experiences and beliefs about language learning and teaching, principal theories related to second language acquisition, and practical applications of theory to classroom contexts in French Immersion and core French at all levels. This course is taught entirely in French and students are required to complete all assignments in French.
PREREQUISITE: Students must have completed at least six courses (18 credit hours) in French studies in a recognized university program or have been educated in a francophone university for at least two years or with instructor’s permission.
2.5 credit course

4880 LITTÉRATIE I
This course introduces students to the general pedagogical principles and techniques of literacy development in French first and second language contexts at the early, middle and senior years. Using materials available in schools and applying appropriate methods and assessment techniques, students design programs and activities based on the learning outcomes in the Atlantic Provinces Education Foundation French Immersion Curriculum. This course is taught entirely in French and all assignments are completed in French.
Three hours a week

4888 LITTÉRATIE – ÉDUCATION EN FRANÇAIS II (Intermédiaire/Secondaire)
This course allows students to continue to explore the theoretical foundations and practices in the field of literacy. Students build their understanding of reading and writing processes by exploring the characteristics, needs, and practices that are unique to learners who are in the process of becoming autonomous or advanced on the development continuum of readers and writers. Students continue to learn the components of an effective literacy program, including those that allow for instructional differentiation, such as writing and reading workshops and reading circles / clubs. In addition, students appropriate practices and resources that develop literacy skills and competencies across subject areas.
PREREQUISITE: Education 4880
3 credit course

4890 LITTÉRATIE II (PRIMAIRE-ÉLÉMENTAIRE)
This course explores and deepens students’ understanding of the pedagogical principles and techniques of literacy development in French first and second language contexts at the early, middle and senior years. Using materials available in schools and applying appropriate methods and assessment techniques, students design programs and activities based on the learning outcomes in the Atlantic Provinces Education Foundation French Immersion Curriculum. This course is taught entirely in French and all assignments are completed in French.
PREREQUISITE: Education 4880

4900 INTÉGRATION DE LA LANGUE AU CONTENU
This course will provide a foundation for the integration of language and content taught in French first and second language programs. Through examination and application of different models, students will develop competence in the integration of context and language.

4910 SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION
This course involves an analysis of the reciprocal relations between school and society. It examines the influence of political and economic structures in shaping the education systems of various societies, as well as the relevance of different types of schooling in facilitating political and economic participation and cultural enrichment. Empirical attention is given to societies at various levels of general development, with particular emphasis on Canada.
PREREQUISITE: A university degree or two courses in Sociology and at least third year status or permission of the instructor
Three hours a week

4930 FRENCH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY IN A SCHOOL SETTING/LES COMPÉTENCES LANGAGIÈRES EN CONTEXTE ÉDUCATIF
This course will provide current and future teachers of French as an additional language with the opportunity to enhance their language skills. This will be accomplished through speaking, listening, reading, writing, and viewing. The course will also include a grammar component. Activities will be of a reflective, interactive, and practical nature.
3 semester hours of credit

4950 INQUIRY AND ACTION I
Through on-campus seminars and five weeks of school placement, students will observe,  experience and reflect upon the various roles and responsibilities that a teacher has within the classroom and school and the impact of teaching on learners. They will begin to plan and teach lessons under the guidance of mentor teachers. Using an ePortfolio, they will begin to document their personal and professional growth as
educators.
Three hours a week

4960 TEACHING PRACTICES I
Through on-campus seminars, and nine weeks of in-school observation and school experience, students will gain in-class experience in organizing and managing a classroom, and planning and teaching effective lessons. They will use strategies developed in coursework to facilitate and assess student learning. Feedback from the mentor teacher and faculty advisor will inform self-assessment and personal and professional growth. Students, using an ePortfolio, will document their personal and professional growth as educators.
6 credit course

4961 PREPARATION FOR THE TEACHING PROFESSION I
Through a series of seminars and in-school observation, students will prepare for the role for a professional career. Topics will include teaching philosophy, classroom management and organization, teacher resilience, legal and ethical responsibilities, e-portfolio preparation, preparation for in-school experience, teacher certification, resume writing, questioning and presentation skills.
Three credit hours

4962 PRACTICUM I
Students will complete a 9 week teaching placement in a PEI public school with the guidance of a practicum Faculty advisor and a host mentor teacher. Students undertake planning and teaching effective lessons, develop personal classroom management strategies, and use strategies from methods courses to facilitate and assess student learning. Feedback from the host mentor teacher and faculty advisor will inform self- assessment and personal professional growth.
Three credit hours

4970 TEACHING PRACTICES II
On-campus seminars and eleven weeks of practicum placement will deepen their knowledge and practice required to meet the diverse learning needs of students within the classroom setting. Students effectively plan, implement, and assess adaptations and modifications required for optimal learning by individuals and the entire group. Students will further develop skills in classroom management and organization. In addition, the seminars will assist students in preparing for their chosen profession. ePortfolios will be completed and presented to meet course and program requirements.
6 credit course

4971 PREPARATION FOR THE TEACHING PROFESSION II
Through a series of seminars, students will continue preparing for a professional career in education. Topics from ED 4961 will continue to be developed and will also include job interviews, student referrals and supports, relationships within schools and community, and final preparations and submissions of an e-portfolio.
Three credit hours

4972 PRACTICUM II
Students will complete a 10 week teaching placement with the guidance of a Faculty practicum advisor and a host mentor. Students will further develop planning and teaching effective lessons, themes and unit plans, personal classroom management skills, and assessment. Professional growth will be demonstrated through the presentation of an e-portfolio.
PREREQUISITE:  Education 4960
Three credit hours

4980 ADVOCACY II – BECOMING A PROFESSIONAL
On-campus seminars and six weeks of practicum placement will prepare students for professional certification in contexts chosen to deepen their knowledge and practice. ePortfolios will be completed and presented to meet course and program requirements.
PREREQUISITE: Education 4970
Three hours a week

5090 FOUNDATIONS OF TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP IN NUNAVUT EDUCATION
This course reviews the history and world view of the Inuit, with particular emphasis on culture, educational history, struggles with power and privilege, beliefs, values, and principles relevant to Nunavut. Traditional and contemporary views on leadership are studied as participants develop a deeper understanding of the cultural context in which they live and work as educational leaders. Participants examine the directions and philosophies established in Nunavut, including ties to the environment and practices that facilitate transformational educational leadership.
Three semester hours

5110 PROACTIVE INSTRUCTIONAL LEADERSHIP IN NUNAVUT COMMUNITIES
The responsibilities, roles, and tasks of principals and other educational leaders are explored as they relate to the creation of a positive, inclusive, collaborative, and culturally responsive school community. The role of leadership in teaching and learning and building positive relationships, both in and outside school, is examined as a key factor in facilitating the academic achievement and well-being of learners. A variety of culturally appropriate facilitation strategies are introduced as participants analyze the legal, moral, ethical and policy rights of learners and educators in maintaining and strengthening culture and language and promoting success in schools, the local community, and the world beyond.
Three semester hours

5120 EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP—ENGAGING NUNAVUT PARENTS, ELDERS, AND COMMUNITY
This course focuses on the development of collaborative relationships, positive communication, and empowerment of parents, elders, and community members who lead, support, and guide education in Nunavut. Participants discuss approaches that respond to and involve the community, and build accountability in ways that are transparent and reciprocal. The involvement of the extended community in the daily life and long-term vision of the school provides a central focus as participants reflect on, and write about, the process of creating collaborative learning communities with parents, caregivers, and elders based on cultural values, beliefs, and principles.
Three semester hours

5130 LEADERSHIP OF THE SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PROCESS IN NUNAVUT COMMUNITIES
Policy implementation, supervision of teaching and the leadership of learning, staff evaluation, and program accountability play a key role in transformational educational leadership and are a major focus in this course. Participants discuss and write extensively about policy implementation that is culturally and linguistically responsive in promoting learning. Participants are challenged to develop skill sets they require to involve the community and parents in developing and implementing a vision for education based on current policies.
Three semester hours

5140 REFLECTIVE PRACTICE IN EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP FOR NUNAVUT
Participants propose, develop, and implement an approved reflective inquiry project based on their own educational practice.
Three semester hours

ED 5141 ACTION RESEARCH AND REFLECTIVE PRACTICE IN NUNAVUT EDUCATION (DESIGN)
Participants design and develop a reflective practice and/or action research project. The course will focus on developing action research and reflective practice approaches leading to the development of a Government of Nunavut approved research project plan (literature review, methodology, and ethics approval), which would be conducted in ED 5142.
One semester hour

ED 5142 ACTION RESEARCH AND REFLECTIVE PRACTICE IN NUNAVUT EDUCATION (IMPLEMENTATION)
Participants conduct an approved reflective practice and/or action research project. The course will consist of highly individualized online instruction where instructors support participants in the implementation of their research projects through local District Education Authority approvals, intervention implementation, data collection, analysis and academic report writing, with the final dissemination of results conducted in ED 5143.
PREREQUISITE:  ED 5141
One semester hour

ED 5143  ACTION RESEARCH AND REFLECTIVE PRACTICE IN NUNAVUT EDUCATION (COMMUNICATION)
Participants disseminate and defend the findings from their research project as a means of evaluating their own Educational Leadership.
PREREQUISITE:  ED 5142
One semester hour

5590 SPECIAL TOPICS IN EDUCATION
In this course, students investigate special topics in the field of education. Permission of the Coordinator of Graduate Studies and the Dean is required.
Hours of Credit: 1, 2 or 3 credit hours

5730 CHILDREN’S LITERATURE IN EDUCATION
An introduction to, and survey of, children’s literature with emphasis on contemporary books written for children. These include picture books, fiction, and nonfiction with special consideration of Canadian titles. Students examine, read, evaluate, and discuss different forms of literature and various genres of fiction, as well as the ways children’s literature is integrated into contemporary school curriculum.
Three hours a week

5740 YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE
An introduction to young adult literature with emphasis on contemporary books written for adolescents. These include picture books, fiction, and nonfiction with special consideration of Canadian titles. Students examine, read, evaluate, and discuss young adult books and explore the ways young adult literature is integrated into contemporary school curriculum.
Three hours a week

5750 ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT OF LEARNING RESOURCES
This course provides opportunities to consider principles of analysis, appraisal, and review of learning resources. Students develop criteria for evaluating and selecting a wide range of both print and non-print learning resources, and to formulate policies and procedures for the selection of learning resources to support the instructional program in the school.
Three hours a week

5810 THE INCLUSIVE CLASSROOM
Teachers examine the emergence of inclusive education and explore the history of services to children with special needs and attitudes teachers bring to the classroom. Recent research and practice in inclusive education is explored by the students.
Three hours a week

5820 ASSESSMENT OF INDIVIDUAL LEARNERS
Teachers are introduced to individualized educational assessment of children with learning needs and become familiar with a variety of assessment tools and their implementation.
Three hours a week

5830 DIFFERENTIATION AND INDIVIDUALIZED INSTRUCTION
This course introduces teachers to differentiation of curriculum and a variety of teaching methods for learners with exceptional needs, as well as the components and implementation of an individualized educational plan.
Three hours a week

5840 LEADERSHIP AND COLLABORATION
Teachers explore inclusive teaming and classroom consultation as methods to promote inclusive education. Leadership traits required to facilitate the development of an inclusive school is also explored.
Three hours a week

5850 IMPROVING LANGUAGE AND LITERACY ACHIEVEMENT
This course looks at strategies teachers can employ to develop language and literacy skills in the students in their classrooms. Current research in this area is presented and critiqued.
Three hours a week

5910 DIRECTED STUDIES
In this course, individual students pursue a special topic or issue in education. Before approval is granted, each student must prepare a detailed outline of the contents of the course, and obtain the consent of a faculty member to supervise the work.
PREREQUISITE/CO-REQUISITE: Permission of the Dean and Coordinator of Graduate Studies, and permission of instructor.
Three semester hours of credit

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