Faculty of Education

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

In accordance with Senate's Policy Regarding Inactive Courses, courses which have not been offered in the previous three academic years and which are not scheduled to be offered in the current academic year have been removed from the following listing. For information about any of these inactive courses, please contact the Dean of the Faculty.

NOTE: All courses of the Faculty of Education are normally of a three credit hour value unless otherwise noted.

Legend:

PE: Courses for students on the PRIMARY/ELEMENTARY program
IS: Courses for students on the INTERMEDIATE/SECONDARY Program
ISI:
Courses for students on the Intermediate/Secondary Conjoint with the Diploma in Technology Education
Program.
I:
Courses for students on the TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION Program
T: Courses for students on the T.E.P.L. Diploma Program
A: Courses for students on the Diploma in ADULT TEACHER EDUCATION Program
ME: Courses for students on the Music Education Program
PS:
Courses for students on the POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
SE:
Courses for students on the SPECIAL EDUCATION Program
NPE: Courses for students on the NATIVE AND NORTHERN Teacher Education Program - Primary/Elementary route.
NS: Courses for students on the NATIVE AND NORTHERN Teacher Education Program - Secondary route.
TL: Courses for students on the TeleLearning and Rural School Teaching Program

2022. The Teaching of Inuttut (T,NPE). (See course description in Native and Northern Education Section).

2023. Language and Culture in Education (NPE, NS). (See course description in Native and Northern Education Section).

2035. The Teaching of History and Culture of Labrador Inuit and Innu(T). (See course description in Native and Northern Education Section).

2036. The Teaching of Aboriginal Issues (T). (See course description in Native and Northern Education Section).

2037. Aboriginal Drama (T). (See course description in Native and Northern Education Section).

2038. Aboriginal Music and Art (T). (See course description in Native and Northern Education Section).

2039. Cultural Camp (T). (See course description in Native and Northern Education Section).

2040. Basic Interpersonal Communication (PE). This course is designed to help students develop confidence through self-expression, and acquire skills in interpersonal relationships.
NOTE: Credit may be obtained for only one of Education 2040 and Education 2041.

2050. Introduction to Drama Education (PE,ME). This course is designed to introduce students to the use of drama as a learning medium. Students will be expected to participate in and to critically analyse practical drama sessions in order to gain an understanding of the fundamental nature of drama. Students will be engaged in a variety of teacher devised drama structures to introduce them to the theory and practice of selected pioneers in the field. Reference will be made to some aspects of child development such as play, cognition, affect and language and their relationship to learning through drama. It is expected that students will begin to formulate a rationale for the use of drama education in their future classroom practice.
NOTE: Credit may not be obtained for both Education 2050 and the former Education 2030.

2182. An Introduction to the Teaching of Science in the Primary and Elementary Grades (T,ME,NPE). An introductory course illustrating fundamental processes and concepts of Science, and how these may be communicated to the elementary child. Content will be chosen which relates to the prevailing elementary school Science program. Typical concepts include measurement, energy in selected physical and biological systems, fundamental ecology, communities of living things, environmental change, the particulate nature of matter, and simple astronomy.

2194. Physical Education in the Primary and Elementary Grades (PE,T,ME,NPE).The curriculum organization in physical education for the Primary and Elementary grades; instructional material and teaching techniques for these grades; creative, aesthetic, and health-developing aspects of physical education.
NOTE: Credit may not be obtained for both Education 2194 and the former Education 3070, or the former Education 2192 taken during the 1984-85 or 1985-86 academic years.

2200. Language Arts (PE,T,NPE,ME). An examination of the methods and materials used in the teaching of the language arts with special reference to the effect on the overall educational development of the child whose first language is not English.

2202. Education in Native and Northern Communities - An Overview (PE,NPE,NS). A general introductory course for students planning to teach in a classroom where Innu and/or Inuit children are in attendance. Emphasis will be placed on creating an awareness of the religion, philosophy, cultural values and way of life of Native peoples; the legal and administrative processes concerning Native peoples from the past to the present; a historical perspective in Native education; and contemporary issues and trends in Native education. This course will provide the necessary foundation for the training of teachers who are sensitive to the influence of culture on the values, behaviour, needs and motivations of children.

2222. Teaching English as a Second Language (PE,IS,NPE,ISI, NS). This course includes selection and preparation of materials, and suitable classroom strategies for teaching English as a second language. Stress will be on the methods appropriate to cope with linguistic difficulties encountered in schools by children whose first language is not English.

2350. An Introduction to the Teaching of Mathematics in the Primary and Elementary Grades (T,NPE). Intuitive notions of a mathematical system with special emphasis on the concepts, basic mathematical properties and skills associated with the number systems of arithmetic. Additional topics will include relations, functions and basic concepts of Geometry related to the Mathematics programs of the elementary school.

2361. The School and Community (NPE,NS). (See course description in the Native and Northern Education section).

2430. Administration and Supervision in Native and Northern Education (NPE,NS). (See course description in the Native and Northern Education section).

2510. Elementary School Music Methods (ME). (See course description in Music Education Section.)

2520. Voice and Choral Methods (ME). (See course description in Music Education Section).

2530. Primary School Music Methods (ME). (See course description in Music Education Section.)

2610. Introduction to Child Development (PE,ME,NPE).An introduction to the nature of physical, intellectual, social, and emotional development from birth to puberty. Emphasis is placed on individual differences and on the developmental bases for the selection of educational experiences offered children.
NOTE: Credit may be obtained for only one of Education 2610, 3618 or the former Education 3240.

2655. Recognizing and Protecting Children's Needs (T). ( See course description in Native and Northern Education Section).

2710. Course Organization and Development in Post-Secondary Education (A,PS). (See course description in Post-Secondary Education Section)

2711. Course Organization and Development in Technology Education (I,ISI). (See course description in Technology Education Section).

2720. Introduction to Post-Secondary Education (PS).(See course description in Post-Secondary Education Section)

2730. General Methods of Teaching in Post-Secondary Education (I,PS).(See course description in Post-Secondary Education Section)

2750. Introductory Design and Materials Processes (I,ISI). (See course description in Technology Education Section)

2751. Introductory Communications and Power Technology (I,ISI). (See course description in Technology Education Section)

2800. Introduction to Adult Education (A,PS). (See course description in Adult Teacher Education Section)

2801. The Adult as Learner (A,PS). (See course description in Adult Teacher Education Section)

2803. Educational Aspects of Adult Development (A,PS). (See course description in Adult Teacher Education Section)

2806. Sociology of Adult Education (A,PS). (See course description in Adult Teacher Education Section)

2900. Introduction to Statistics in Education (PE,IS,ISI,ME). This laboratory course takes a practical case study approach to survey and quasi-experimental quantitative methods in education, together with supporting statistical concepts of probability, descriptive and inferential statistics sampling and sampling distributions, correlation and bivariate regression.

3001. Supervised Practice Teaching in Native Schools I (T). (See course description in Student Teaching Section)

3002. Supervised Practice Teaching in Native Schools II (T). (See course description in Student Teaching Section)

3007. Teaching Strategies in Native and Northern Schools (T,NPE, NS). (See course description in Native and Northern Education Section).
NOTE: Credit may not be obtained for Education 3007 in addition to any of Education 2230, 2240 or 4320.

3009. Drama Education in the Primary and Elementary Grades (PE,ME). The course will focus on the practice and acquisition of the basic teacher skills and strategies that are particularly appropriate to the effective implementation of drama as a learning medium in the primary and elementary grades.
Prerequisite: Education 2050.

3040. The Assessment and Development of Children's Language Abilities (PE,SE). This course will focus on techniques for assessing language abilities in primary and elementary grade children and will provide models for developing strategies in implementing language instruction appropriate to children's needs.
Prerequisite: Education 3543, or former 3540 or 3545.
NOTE: This course is recommended for all candidates who anticipate working as resource-based special education teachers.

3050. The Teaching of French as a Second Language in the Primary and Elementary Grades (PE,ME). An introduction to the general principles of second-language teaching, to the curriculum materials currently prescribed for use in the schools, and to a consideration of teaching strategies and evaluation techniques associated with these materials.
Prerequisite: French 2101.

3120. Foundations of Art Education (PE,ME,NS). The principal objectives of this course are to develop an understanding of art in relation to current theories of education and art education and to provide individual exploration of an experience in appropriate techniques. Curriculum will be examined with the focus on understanding how to provide favorable conditions and experiences for high quality individual development in visual expression.
NOTE: Credit may not be obtained for both Education 3120 and the former Education 2020, the former Education 3110, or the former Education 3112.

3121. Education Through Art (PE,NS,ME). This course encourages versatility with selected materials and will include an exploration of the relationship between theory in art education and practical curriculum planning.
Prerequisite: Education 3120.
NOTE: Credit may not be obtained for both Education 3121 and the former Education 2021 or the former Education 3111.

3131. Music Education in the Primary/Elementary Grades (PE). This course is designed to provide the prospective primary/elementary classroom teacher with the knowledge, skills and understandings necessary for presenting basic music concepts and skills to students and for using music as a means for teaching or enriching other areas of the curriculum. Course work will include study in the three facets of general classroom music: scholarship of the discipline, musicianship, and classroom methodology.
NOTES: 1)Credit may be obtained for only one of Education 3131 and Education 3130.
2)This course may not be used towards the Conjoint Degrees of Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Music Education or the Bachelor of Music Education as a Second Degree.

3140. Creative Arts (T,NPE). (See course description in the Native and Northern Education section).

3150. Bilingualism: Linguistic, Cognitive and Educational Aspects (PE). (Same as Linguistics 3150). This course gives a comprehensive review of the major issues associated with bilingualism and second language education. It involves an interdisciplinary approach that will introduce students to the developments and major research findings in the field. Topics may include the bilingual mind, societal attitudes to bilingualism, issues in second language education and the evaluation of programs.
Prerequisites: Linguistics 2150 or permission of the instructor.

3210. An Introduction to Guidance Services (PE,IS,ISI). An introduction to guidance services in the modern school with specific emphasis on its history, purpose, basic concepts and principles, and services. Students are introduced to the nature of counselling, ways of developing effective interpersonal relationships within the school environment, and the role of the school counsellor and other educational personnel in the provision of guidance services.

3211. Introduction to Career Education (PE,IS,ISI). This course is an introduction to contemporary concepts and practices of career education and to theories of career development. Emphasis is on the practical application of theory and basic principles to the design and delivery of career education programs and to career counselling. Attention will be given to continuing career counselling and career development needs of individuals as well as to groups with special needs.
NOTE: Credit may be obtained for only one of Education 3211 and Education 4906*.

3220. A Study of Exceptional Children - Intellectual Differences (PE). This course studies the intellectually different child. Emphasis is given to such areas as developmental delay, mental retardation, learning disabilities, intellectual giftedness and creativity. Specific concerns include etiology, identification, characteristics, expectancies, and current and emerging practices in the provision of educational and community programs.
NOTE: Credit may be obtained for only one of Education 3220, Education 4240 and Education 4902.

3230. A Study of Exceptional Children - Physical, Sensory and Behavioural Differences (PE). This course studies children with visual, auditory, speech, neurological, orthopaedic, social, and behavioural disabilities. Areas of concern include the nature of the disability, etiology, identification, educational/learning implications and general home, school and community programs.

3255. Child Abuse and the School-Age Child (PE,IS,ISI). This course will discuss the general issues of child abuse including definitions, detection, reporting, protection, prevention, and the educational implications of child abuse. A number of specific issues including provincial policies presently in force in Newfoundland and Labrador and elsewhere will be examined. The teacher's role in collaboration between officials in education, social work, health and justice agencies will be explored with a view to preventing abuse and modifying the circumstances of abused children.

3273. Science in the Primary/Elementary Grades (PE).A practical course designed to develop approaches to Science teaching based on student investigation of scientific phenomena. Examples are drawn from both provincial and other major curricula.
NOTE: Credit may be obtained for only one of Education 3273, 2180, 3270 or 3275.

3281. Tests and Measurements (T,NPE,NS). (See course description in the Native and Northern Education section)

3290. Psychological Tests and Measurements (PE,IS,ISI). Basic concepts of measurement and evaluation applied to the school situation; a general consideration of the nature and appraisal of scholastic aptitude, special aptitude, interest and personality. Sample tests in each of these areas will be examined. The use of non-test appraisal devices and pupil record systems will be considered.

3312. Language Arts in the Primary/Elementary School I (PE). This course provides students with a holistic view of the learning and teaching of language arts (i.e., the receptive language abilities of viewing, listening and reading, and the expressive language abilities of speaking and writing). This course will help students develop a theoretical perspective on two major aspects of language, that being "knowledge of language" (i.e., knowledge of the structures of language) and "knowledge about language" (i.e., knowledge about attitudes and perceptions towards language and the various purposes of language). This course will extend students' understanding of the importance of the home/community influences upon emergent and developmental literacy and language development.
NOTE: Credit may be obtained for only one of Education 3312, 2210, 2220, 3305 or 3315.

3321. Native Literature (T,NPE). (See course description in the Native and Northern Education section).

3322. Children's Literature in the Primary/Elementary School (PE). This course focuses on the personal and educational values for using children's literature in the classroom, examines the literary genres appropriate for primary/elementary children and explores meaningful literacy extensions to develop children's literacy strategies and skills. In addition, the course examines guidelines for evaluating children's literature for literacy and aesthetic qualities. Instructional strategies to integrate children's literature across the curriculum are explored.
NOTE: Credit may be obtained for only one of Education 3322, 2060, 2065, 3310 or 3320.

3430. General Methods of Instruction of Adults (A). (See course description in Adult Teacher Education Section)

3440. Organization and Administration of Programs in Adult Education (A,PS). (See course description in Adult Teacher Education Section).

3484. Computers and Learning Resources for Primary/Elementary Teachers (PE). This course focuses on the integration of computer software and other learning resources into primary/elementary school teaching. Laboratory components will be scheduled so that students may learn how to use and implement communications, applications and curricular software.
NOTE: Credit may be obtained for only one of Education 3484, 3480, 3801, 4480*, 4905.

3515. Current Approaches to Reading in the Primary and Elementary Grades (PE). This course will include a further examination of approaches to the teaching of reading in the primary and elementary grades.
Prerequisite: Education 3543, or former 3540 or 3545.
NOTE: Credit may be obtained for only one of Education 3515 or the former Education 3510 or 3520.

3542. Reading in the Primary and Elementary Grades (NPE). (See course description in the Native and Northern Education section).

3543. Language Arts in the Primary/Elementary School II (PE). This course provides students with a social-psychological perspective on children's learning to read, reading and reading to learn. Students will explore current and traditional models of the reading process and the importance of home/school/community contexts for fostering literacy learning. Students will apply instructional strategies for children's learning of story, book and print concepts, word identification, fluency, vocabulary development and comprehension for a variety of texts.
Prerequisite: Education 3312.
NOTE: Credit may be obtained for only one of Education 3543, 2110, 2120, 3540, 3542 or 3545.

3565. Gender and Schooling (PE,IS,ISI). This course is an introduction to the study of gender and education. It includes a historical overview of the link between gender and schooling as well as an examination of contemporary theoretical perspectives and research relating to the role of the school in gender development in general and gender inequality in particular. Implications for educational policy and practices will also be explored.

3570. History of North American Education (PE,IS,ISI). Development of education in North America; the role of the church in early Canadian education; education after Canadian Confederation; the growth of the Newfoundland denominational system of education.

3571. The History of Education in Newfoundland Since 1800 (PE,IS,ISI). A survey of the main trends in the development of the educational system; the social, religious and demographic factors which have affected educational progress; the place of education in the cultural development of Newfoundland.

3573. History of Native and Northern Education in Canada (PE,NPE,NS). Educational processes at work in Innu and Inuit society before and after the arrival of the non-Native are examined. The attempts at schooling are described and analyzed. An examination is made of the origins of the contemporary issues in Innu and Inuit Education.

3590. Moral Education (PE). An exploratory course which attempts to foster understanding of the nature and scope of moral education by (a) focusing on issues and problems affecting morality and on their bearing on moral education, and by (b) offering an overview of contemporary moral development theories and research, educational strategies, and relevant curricular materials.

3600. Academic and Behavioural Evaluation (SE). (See course description in Special Education Section)

3610. Nature and Characteristics of Mental Retardation (SE). (See course description in Special Education Section)

3618. Nature of the Primary/Elementary School Child - Development. This course is intended to provide students with an awareness and understanding of the origins of many aspects of child behaviour and competence. While focusing on the development and nature of the "normal" child, where appropriate, contrasts and comparisons will be made between the development of "normal" and "exceptional" individuals.
NOTE: Credit may be obtained for only one of Education 3618, 2250, 3615, 2610 or the former 3240.

3619. Nature of Primary/Elementary School Child - Learning and Cognition. This course provides an introduction to human learning, motivation and cognition and to the related concepts and theories underlying children's classroom learning and behaviour. Focus will be on typical development with some attention to atypical (exceptionality) functioning in these areas. The course will familiarize students with the concepts and vocabulary used to describe classroom learning and with explanations and justifications for many educational and instructional activities and practices. Particular attention will be paid to application of this knowledge to instruction and classroom management and to the facilitation of learning.
Prerequisite: Education 3618.
NOTE: Credit may be obtained for only one of Education 3619, 3616, 2250 or 3615.

3620. Nature and Characteristics of Emotional/Behavioural Disorders (PE,SE,ME). This course will include an examination of procedures for the early identification of children with behavioural disabilities and major systems of classification of behaviour problems. It will also include an analysis of: aberrant adjustment mechanisms, deviant development and specified behaviour problems with implication for therapeutic education.
Prerequisite: Education 3220 or 3230, or 4240.

3630. Nature and Characteristics of Learning Disabilities (SE). (See course description in Special Education Section)

3640. Problems and Issues in Special Education (PE,SE). This course consists of a study of special and selected problems related to the teaching of special education with particular emphasis placed on special education within the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Prerequisite: Education 3220 or 3230 or 4240.

365X. Extended Harlow Practicum in Special Education (SE). (Equivalent to 15 credit hours in Special Education.) This course is a full semester school placement in a special educational environment at Harlow, England. It consists of an extensive supervised teaching component with opportunities for student analysis of and reflections on their field experiences. There are also seminars, field visits and guest lecturers intended to develop a cross-cultural perspective on exceptionality and special education in Britain and Canada.
Prerequisite: Completion of at least 18 credit hours in the Degree Program in Special Education including Education 3600. Students must also apply to be selected for this course.

3650. Practicum in Special Education (SE). (See course description in Special Education Section)

3660. A Study of the Gifted Child (PE,ME,SE). An examination of the nature and characteristics of gifted children, with emphasis upon methods of identifying gifted children, implications of giftedness for learning and instruction and reviews of several educational programs for the gifted.

3680. Behaviour Therapy for Children and Adolescents in Educational Settings (SE). (See course description in Special Education Section)

3690. Working with Parents of Exceptional Children (SE). (See course description in Special Education Section.)

3710. Group Instruction in Post-Secondary Education (I,PS). (See course description in Post-Secondary Education Section)

3720. Individualized Instruction in Post-Secondary Education (I,PS). (See course description in Post-Secondary Education Section)

3730. Curriculum and Instructional Development in Post-Secondary Education (I,PS). (See course description in Post-Secondary Education Section)

3750. Intermediate Design and Materials Processing Technology (I,ISI).(See course description in Technology Education Section)

3751. Intermediate Communications and Power Technology (I,ISI). (See course description in Technology Education Section)

3755. Teaching Technology Education in the Primary/Elementary Classroom (PE). This course is designed to introduce current philosophies and methodologies applicable to the field of primary/elementary school technology education. An emphasis will be placed on practical activities and approaches that develop competencies in core technological areas.

3801. Educational Media I (ME). (See course description in Post-Secondary Education section).

3920. Instrumental Teaching Methods (ME). (See course description in Music Education Section.)

3925. Intermediate/Secondary School Music Methods (ME). (See course description in Music Education Section.)

3940. Mathematics in Primary and Elementary Grades (PE,ME). A general overview of aspects of teaching Mathematics in the primary and elementary grades. Theories of child development as they relate to Mathematics teaching, characteristics of Mathematics topics in primary and elementary grades, and the implications for teaching will be the major topics to be discussed in this course.
Prerequisite: Mathematics 1050/1051 or at least 6 Mathematics credit hours which are part of a Mathematics concentration.
NOTE: Credit may not be obtained for both Education 3940 and the former Education 2340, the former Education 2310, or the former Education 2320.

3941. Diagnosing and Directing Learning in Primary and Elementary Mathematics (PE,T,SE). A study of aspects of diagnosis and remediation in primary and elementary Mathematics, and of the basis for constructing and applying diagnostic techniques. An examination, development, and application of a variety of manipulative aids to be used in the teaching of Mathematics in the primary and elementary grades.
Prerequisite: Education 3940.

3943. Curricular Uses of Computers (PE,IS,NS). This laboratory course will explore the role of computing technology as a source of learning experiences in the school curriculum. The focus of the course will be on the ways teachers can use computers profitably in lessons, using drill and practice, simulation, animation and demonstration. A detailed examination of computer-assisted learning materials will be made, including criteria for the selection and evaluation of such materials. The relation of computer software to theories of learning and teaching will be explored in some depth. Neither the writing of software nor the theory of operation of computers will be part of the course.

3945, 3946. Institute in Teaching of Junior High School Mathematics Courses (PE). (Please refer to the Calendar Section, Institutes in Education.)

3951. Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment in the Primary/Elementary School I (PE). This course is designed to engage students in an introduction to curriculum, instruction, and assessment in the primary/elementary school through active participation in problem solving. Students will be introduced to the different ways that primary/elementary school children view and make sense of their world (i.e., the linguistic, mathematical, scientific, and artistic). Working through such a framework, students will be introduced to instructional strategies and planning, formative and summative assessment, and issues inherent in the management of the primary/elementary classroom, as they create multi-disciplinary, thematic, resource-based units.

3952. Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment in the Primary/Elementary School II (PE). This course is designed to engage students in a deeper exploration of issues in curriculum, instruction, and assessment in the primary/elementary school through active participation in problem solving. Students will be introduced to the different ways that primary/elementary school children view and make sense of their world. Working through such a framework, students will be introduced to instructional strategies and planning, formative and summative assessment, and issues inherent in the management of the primary/elementary classroom, as they create multi-disciplinary, thematic, resource-based units.
Prerequisite: Education 3951.

3961. Social Studies in Native and Northern Schools (T,NPE). (See course description in Native and Northern Education Section).
NOTE: Credit may not be obtained for Education 3961 in addition to Education 2150 or 3960.

3962. Social Studies in the Primary/Elementary School (PE). This course is an introduction to the social studies program at the primary/elementary school level. Topics to be explored include the nature and purposes of the social studies curricula, approaches to teaching and learning in this curricula area, selecting and utilizing learning resources, and conducting assessment in the social studies.
NOTE: Credit may be obtained for only one of Education 3962, 2160 or 3960.

4005. Effective Teaching (IS,ISI). This course is an introduction to the principles and practices of effective teaching. Topics include decision making, classroom management, planning, general models of teaching such as direct teaching and inquiry-based instruction, and specific teaching strategies such as questioning, grouping, and discussion techniques. Provision will be made for students to engage in simulated teaching.

401X. Undergraduate Teaching Internship (PE). (See course description in Student Teaching Section)

4020. Issues and Trends in Native Education (NPE,NS). (See course description in Native and Northern Education Section).

403X. Internship in Music Education (ME). (See course description in Music Education Section).

404X. Internship in Native and Northern Education (NPE,NS). (See course description in Native and Northern Education Section).

405X. Internship in the Intermediate/Secondary School (IS). (See course description in Student Teaching Section).

4120. The Teaching of Art in the Intermediate and Secondary School (IS,ISI,ME). This course examines current philosophies and methodologies in teaching art. Topics include curriculum implementation, organization and management, evaluation, safety, and advocacy.

4121. Teaching Theatre Arts in the Intermediate and Secondary School (IS,ISI,ME). The course will examine the place of Theatre Arts in the intermediate and secondary school; the relationship between Theatre Arts and Drama in Education; and the most appropriate methods for the effective teaching of Theatre Arts.

4142. The Teaching of English Language and Literature in the Intermediate and Secondary School I (IS,ISI,ME).This course applies the principles of effective teaching to the teaching and learning of English language and literature. Topics that will be considered include the nature and structure of language and literature programs, text analysis, the writing of non-fiction proses, media literacy, and oracy.

4144. Advanced English Teaching Methodology (IS,ISI). Building upon the experiences gained in the internship, this course examines the reading and writing workshop approach to the study of English language and literature.
Prerequisite: Education 4142 (or permission of the Office of Undergraduate Student Services).

4151. Advanced French Methodology (IS,ISI,NS). This course is an in-depth analysis of the nature and purpose of the French program. Topics include a brief overview of the history of French teaching methodologies, an introduction to the research literature, an evaluation of techniques, and a consideration of issues facing the teaching of French.
Prerequisite: Education 4154 (or permission of the Office of Undergraduate Student Services).

4154. The Teaching of French in the Intermediate and Secondary School (IS, ISI, ME). This course gives an introduction to the nature and purpose of French programs at the Intermediate and Secondary school levels. Topics include: an overview of the characteristics and aims of French programs including Core French and French Immersion. The course will explore basic principles, techniques, strategies, and practices relating to teaching French as a second language, as well as characteristics of second-language lesson planning.

4155. Introduction to Teaching in French Immersion in the Primary and Elementary Grades (PE,ME). Brief overview of the development of French Immersion programs; aims and objectives of French Immersion; evaluation of the extent to which objectives and materials can reflect those of the regular English classroom; analysis of differences between teaching in the French Immersion classroom and the core French, the French mother tongue, and the regular English classrooms; general teaching strategies appropriate to the level of French language development in the immersion setting.
NOTE: This course will be conducted in French.

4161. The Teaching of Mathematics in the Intermediate and Secondary School (IS,ISI,ME,NS).This laboratory course applies the principles of effective teaching to the teaching and learning of mathematics. Topics include the purpose of mathematics, theories of learning mathematics, and lesson planning and evaluation.

4163. Advanced Mathematics Methodology (IS,ISI,NS). This course builds upon the principles of effective teaching and the teaching of mathematics to address specific issues related to the teaching and learning of mathematics in the Intermediate and Secondary school.
Prerequisite: Education 4161 (or permission of the Office of Undergraduate Student Services).
NOTE: Credit may be obtained for only one of Education 4163 and the former Education 4160.

4168. The Teaching of Computer Science in the Intermediate and Secondary School (IS,ISI,ME,NS). This course applies the principles of effective teaching to the teaching and learning of selected areas of computer science. Topics include theories of learning applied to computer science, lesson planning, special issues in classroom management, and evaluation.
NOTE: Credit may be obtained for only two of Education 4168, Education 4164, and Computer Science 2605.

4172. Advanced Science Education Methodology (IS,ISI). This course builds upon the principles of effective teaching and subject-specific methods courses, examines the experiences gained in the internship, and introduces significant and advanced ideas related to science teaching.
Prerequisite: Education 4174 or 4175 (or permission of the Office of Undergraduate Student Services).

4174. The Teaching of Intermediate/Secondary School Science (IS). This laboratory course will examine curricular and teaching issues generic to science teaching in intermediate and secondary schools. Choice of teaching examples will be made in order to stress situations most likely to be encountered by beginning science teachers. Differentiation of assignments will be based on the science discipline background of individual students. Students will carry out laboratory work in intermediate science and in a teachable area in which they were admitted.
NOTE: Credit may not be obtained for this course and any of Education 4170, 4171,4270, or 4271.

4175. Foundations of Intermediate/Secondary Science Education (IS).This laboratory course will examine major positions on the growth of knowledge in science, the history of ideas in science, scientific misconceptions, and the application of these ideas to science teaching will be the focus of this course. Students will carry out laboratory work in a second teachable area in which they were admitted.
Co-requisite: Education 4174

4180. The Teaching of Social Studies in the Intermediate and Secondary School I (IS,ISI,ME,NS).This course applies the principles of effective teaching to the teaching and learning of Social Studies. Topics include the nature and purpose of social studies education, specific teaching strategies, the examination of the selection and use of learning resources for the Social Studies, unit planning, development, and evaluation.

4181. The Teaching of Social Studies in the Intermediate and Secondary School II (IS,ISI,ME,NS). This course examines the teaching of specific disciplines in Social Studies. Topics include the nature of the particular discipline, intermediate and secondary school courses in the discipline, and teaching strategies appropriate to the discipline.
Co-requisite: Education 4180

4182. Advanced Social Studies Methodology (IS,ISI). This course analyzes students' experiences in the internship, examines recent research in the teaching of social studies, considers alternative approaches to the teaching and learning of social studies, and explores current issues in the field.
Prerequisite: Education 4180 or 4181 (or permission of the Office of Undergraduate Student Services).

4190. The Teaching of Physical Education in the Intermediate and Secondary School (IS,ME).This laboratory course applies the principles of effective teaching to the teaching and learning of physical education. Topics include the nature and purpose of physical education, an examination of the physical education curriculum, an analysis of quality daily physical education, approaches to teaching physical education, and evaluation of progress in physical education.
Laboratory: Two hours per week supervised practice teaching on-campus and in a school setting.

4203. The Teaching of Religious Education in the Intermediate and Secondary School (IS,ISI,ME).This course applies the principles of effective teaching to the teaching and learning of Religious Education. Topics include formulating objectives, examining theories of faith and moral development, selecting and using resources, and evaluating learning.

4204. Advanced Religious Education Methodology (IS).This course builds upon the principles of effective teaching and religious education to address further the major historical issues and contemporary theories. Topics include a reflection on the internship experience, an examination of the theories of religious education, and an analysis of the foundations of religious education.
Prerequisite: Education 4203 (or permission of the Office of Undergraduate Student Services).

4205. Religious Education in Primary and Elementary Grades (PE,ME). An introductory study of aims and objectives, subject matter, curriculum materials, teaching methods, learning experiences, and evaluation for Religious Education courses.
NOTE: Credit may not be obtained for both Education 4205 and the former Education 2080.

4220. The Teaching of Inuttut I (T,NPE,NS). See course description in Native and Northern Education Section).

4221. The Teaching of Inuttut II (T,NPE,NS). See course description in Native and Northern Education Section).

4230. The Teaching of Innu-aimun I (T,NPE,NS). See course description in Native and Northern Education Section).

4231. The Teaching of Innu-aimun II (T,NPE,NS). See course description in Native and Northern Education Section).

4240. An Introduction to the Exceptional Learner (IS,ISI). This course is an introduction to the nature of exceptionality in the student. Topics include an examination of special needs resulting from exceptionality, approaches to meeting the special needs, issues of exceptionality, and a consideration of selected categories of exceptionality.
NOTE: Credit may be obtained for only one of Education 4240, Education 3220 and Education 4902.

4242. Identification and Remediation of Learning Difficulties (IS,ISI).This course examines the identification processes and remediation techniques appropriate for dealing with student learning difficulties. Topics include identification of learning difficulties, the process of program planning, and the application of teaching and learning strategies to specific subject areas.

4260. The Nature of Adolescence (IS,ISI). This course examines the nature of adolescence. Topics include an introduction to development theories, an examination of the considerations for teaching and learning, and an analysis of the issues and concerns of the classroom teacher.

4275. Environmental Education Across the Curriculum (IS,ISI).This course examines various international and Canadian initiatives, models, curricula, and programs in environmental education and explores effective methods of developing environmental awareness through the various content areas of elementary, intermediate and secondary education.

4330. Curriculum and Instruction in Native and Northern Schools I (T,NPE,NS). Principles of and techniques for curriculum development will be reviewed. Adaptation or reformulation of these will be made in the light of the needs and desires of Native peoples. Critical analysis will be made of curriculum resources presently in use. Instructional materials will be prepared and produced with emphasis on printed materials relevant to the experiential background of the Indian and Inuit child.

4331. Curriculum and Instruction in Native and Northern Schools II (PE,NPE,NS). An in-depth examination of innovations in curriculum and instruction in Native communities within Canada. Emphasis will be placed on projects in curriculum planning and the development of instructional material, to be conducted in conjunction with school personnel already in the field. This course would serve as a valuable resource to school systems involved in curriculum planning and instructional development.

4340. Literature for Young Adults (IS,ISI). This course is designed to explore literature for young adults and its integration into the content areas. Topics include an examination of the nature of literature for young adults, the literary genres, research on the reading interests of young adults, issues treated in young adult literature, and an historical overview of available young adult literature.

4350. Reading in the Content Areas (IS,ISI). This course examines the nature of reading in subject-specific areas such as history, biology, and mathematics. Topics include the role of the teacher in the teaching of content in different areas, evaluating vocabulary, grammar, usage and text structure for instruction, and analyzing the variety of strategies for reading, writing and studying.

4354. Writing in the Intermediate and Secondary School (IS,ISI). This course analyzes the relationship between writing and learning. Topics include an examination of the variety of approaches to the teaching of writing, the role of the teacher in the teaching of writing, the composing process, and the evaluation of writing.

4356. Learning Through Drama (IS,ISI). This course introduces drama as a valuable teaching and learning strategy. Topics include an examination of the foundations, values, and assumptions of drama as an effective means of curriculum implementation in subjects such as English, Social Studies, and Science.

4361. Teaching and the Contemporary Classroom (IS,ISI). This course is an introduction to the institutional and social context of teaching. Topics include the role of school in society, the organization and administration of schools, the dynamics of classroom culture, and school observation.

4362. Sociological Perspectives on Teaching and Learning (PE). An examination of such social issues in education as poverty, child abuse, gender, ethnicity, and changes in the society and their implications for the nature and process of schooling. A study of social dimensions of education, including the content of education and the organization of teaching and learning. An analysis of students' experiences in the internship with regard to the above and other aspects of education the students might identify.
Prerequisite: Completion of Professional Year.
NOTE: Credit may be obtained for only one of Education 4362 and 4360.

4370. History of Education (PE,ME). An examination of the main themes and movements in the history of education as well as the ideas of significant education theorists. Significance of the above for current educational theory and practice.

4381. Perspectives on Schooling (IS,ISI). This course examines educational theory and practice within the context of sociological, historical, and philosophical perspectives on schooling. Topics include the purpose of education, the formation of knowledge, and an analysis of issues such as equality of opportunity, and educational reform and change.

4382. Critical Thinking and Knowledge in Education (IS,ISI). This course examines various conceptions of the nature of critical thinking and its role in the acquisition, justification, and production of disciplinary knowledge. Topics include the nature of critical thinking, the uses of language in reasoning and communication, criteria and principles of reasoning within the various disciplines, methods and strategies of problem-solving, negotiation, and decision-making, and the teaching and assessment of critical thinking.

4383. Philosophy of Teaching and Learning (PE). This course examines a number of central philosophical concepts, assumptions and issues involved in the pursuit of teaching and learning in the schools. The aim of the course is to provide students with an understanding of the distinctive character of philosophical analysis as a reflective and critical practice that intends to promote professional excellence and personal well-being.
Prerequisite: Completion of Professional Year.
NOTE: Credit may be obtained for only one of Education 4383 and 4380.

4420. Legal and Moral Issues in Education (IS,ISI). This course examines educational law and sources of conventional morality for the purpose of clarifying individual stances on legal and moral issues. Topics include the nature and theoretical bases of law and morality in education, the legal foundations of the Canadian education system, the legal and moral rights and responsibilities of teachers and students, and teacher liability.

4425. Introduction to Educational Administration (PE,IS,ISI). An examination of the roles of various levels of government in Education; theories of administration; management as it relates to curriculum, organization, personnel, finance, and communication; and their implications for teachers in the Newfoundland context.
Prerequisite: Completion of Professional Year or 405X.
NOTE: Credit may not be obtained for both Education 4425 and the former Education 2410.

4450. Practicum in Adult Education (A). (See course description in Adult Teacher Education Section)

4505. Life Skills and Transition Planning for Adolescents with Cognitive Challenges (SE). (See course description in Special Education Section).

4510. Inclusive Practices for Children with Mild Cognitive Challenges (SE). (See course description in Special Education Section)

4515. Inclusive Practices for Children with Moderate Cognitive Challenges (SE). (See course description in Special Education Section)

4520. Psychoeducational Interventions for Behaviour Problems of Children and Adolescents (SE). (See course description in Special Education Section)

4530. Inclusive Practices for Children with Learning Disabilities (SE). (See course description in Special Education Section)

4541. Communication for the Deaf (PE,SE). (See course description in Special Education Section).

4543. Language and Deafness (PE,SE). This course presents a broad overview of the effects of hearing impairment on individuals. Emphasis is on the effects of impaired linguistic environments; the cognitive, social, and emotional development of hearing impaired children and adults; the use and adaptation of assessment procedures; and the administration, organization, and delivery of instructional programs.
Prerequisite: Education 3230 or equivalent.

4580. Intermediate and Secondary Education and Culture (IS,ISI). This course examines the nature of culture and its relationship to society and education. Topics include the process of cultural transmission through education, the significance of student culture in schooling, the influence of culture on curriculum decision-making, and cross-cultural ideology and practice in intermediate and secondary education.

4610. The Nature and Management of Stress (PE,IS,ISI). This course studies the nature of stress as it is manifested in the teacher and the teaching profession, and provides approaches to coping effectively with the factors which are related to that stress. Topics include the nature of the human stress response, causes and symptoms of stress (personal and professional), self-assessment techniques, and a selection of approaches available to cope with the stress typically related to the roles and expectancies of teaching.

4700. Student Teaching in Post-Secondary Education (PS). (See course description in Post-Secondary Education Section)

4710. Seminar in Post-Secondary Education (PS). (See course description in Post-Secondary Education Section)

4720. Principles and Management of Technology Education Programs (I,PE,NS). (See course description in Technology Education Section).

4730. Educational Programs and Practices in Industry and Labour (PS). (See course description in Post-Secondary Education Section)

4750. Integrated Materials and Production Processes (I,ISI). (See course description in Technology Education Section)

4751. Advanced Communications Systems (I,ISI). (See course description in Technology Education Section)

4752. Technology Education, Specialized (I,ISI). (See course description in Technology Education Section)

4760-4780. Advanced Specialized Post-Secondary Education Technologies (PS). (See course description in Post-Secondary Education Section).

4830. Music Education Seminar (ME). (See course description in Music Education Section.)

4900. TeleLearning in a Rural School Intranet (TL). (See course description in TeleLearning and Rural School Teaching Section).

4901. Effective Teaching Strategies for Multi-grade/Multi-age Classrooms (TL). (See course description in TeleLearning and Rural School Teaching Section).

4902. Special Needs in the Context of Rural Schools (TL). (See course description in TeleLearning and Rural School Teaching Section).

4903. Leadership Perspectives in Rural Schools (TL).(See course description in TeleLearning and Rural School Teaching Section).

4904. Contemporary Educational Issues in Rural Schools (TL). (See course description in TeleLearning and Rural School Teaching Section).

4905. Resource-based Learning in the Context of Rural Schools (TL).(See course description in TeleLearning and Rural School Teaching Section).

4907. Curriculum Connections in Multi-grade/Multi-age Classrooms (PE,IS,TL). (See course description in TeleLearning and Rural School Teaching Section).

4908. Rural Schools and Community Relations (PE,IS,ISI,TL). (See course description in TeleLearning and Rural School Teaching Section).

4909. Rural Schools as Community Learning Centres (PE,IS,TL). (See course description in TeleLearning and Rural School Teaching Section).

4910. Curriculum Implementation in All-grade Rural Schools (PE,IS,TL). (See course description in TeleLearningand Rural School Teaching Section).

4912. Student Assessment in the Context of Rural Schools (PE,IS,TL). (See course description in TeleLearning and Rural School Teaching Section).

4916. General Classroom Music (TL, NPE). (See course description in TeleLearning and Rural School Teaching Section).

4920 - 4930. Special Topics Courses in TeleLearning and Rural School Teaching (TL). (See course description in TeleLearning and Rural School Teaching Section).

4943. Computing Technology in Mathematics Education in the Primary and Elementary Grades (PE). The course will explore the impact of computing technology on Mathematics curriculum and instruction. Topics will include the role of computers and calculators in developing mathematical concepts, computational skills and mathematical problem-solving processes; the use of computer animation and simulation to enhance Mathematics instruction; and, the evaluation and adaption of commercially developed software for Mathematics instruction. An in-depth look at LOGO and available CAL materials will be included.
Prerequisite: Education 3940.

4944. Computing Technology in Mathematics Education in the Secondary School Grades. The course will explore the role of the computer as a provider of learning experiences in the high school Mathematics curriculum. The focus of the course will be on CAL in Mathematics and will investigate drill and practice, tutoring, simulation, animation, and demonstration. The role of the computer in communication and testing in Mathematics will be included.
Prerequisite: Education 4161.

4945. Computers in Education (IS). This course examines the use of computer-based technology across the curriculum. Topics include an introduction to hardware and operating systems, learning through computers, use and evaluation of computer software, and an examination of specific curriculum issues.

4950. Evaluation of Teaching and Learning (IS,ISI). This course is an introduction to the theory and practice of evaluating teaching and student learning in the classroom. Topics include the nature of classroom assessment; the production, administration, interpretation, and evaluation of teacher-made tests; assessment of student products and performances by direct observation; grading and reporting progress; and the application of assessment results to the improvement of teaching.
NOTE: Credit may be obtained for only one of Education 4950 or 4912.

4970-4980. Special Topics Courses in Intermediate/Secondary (IS). Topics to be offered will be announced by the Faculty of Education.

* Inactive Course


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