Faculty of Education

STUDENT TEACHING COURSES

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: Attendance in the Internship, Education 401X, 403X, 404X, 405X, is mandatory. With respect to holidays, interns follow the schedule of the school and not that of the University.

3001. Supervised Practice Teaching in Native Schools I (T). A four (4) month period as a teaching assistant involved in the preparation of teaching materials, teaching assigned lessons and participating in other activities related to the duties of a teacher. This session is to be under the direction of a co-operating teacher and a university professor.

3002. Supervised Practice Teaching in Native Schools II (T). A four (4) month continuation of the experiences provided in Education 3001 with added responsibilities, and increased development of competencies essential for teaching.
Prerequisite: Education 3001.

3700*. Student Teaching in Technology Education (I).(See course description in Technology Education Section.)

Prospective interns for the Fall semester should apply not later than February 15; prospective interns for the Winter semester should apply not later than September 30. Prospective interns for the Spring semester should apply not later than October 15. Applications received after these dates will be considered in terms of the number of spaces available.

401X. Undergraduate Teaching Internship (PE). (Equivalent to 15 credit hours in Education.) Designed as an extended practicum affording students an opportunity to integrate theory and practice in a working situation, the internship consists of intensive classroom experience extending over one semester during the final stage of the program. During this period, students will be provided with educational experiences in which the interrelationships among the components of the university program are brought into focus through the teaching exercise.
The internship is intended to help students develop their individual style of teaching, to enable students to recognize the scope and complexity of a classroom teacher's role and responsibility, and to provide opportunities for the study of children as individuals and in groups, both in the classroom and other school settings.
Beginning with orientation activities early in the semester, students' responsibilities will include observing and analyzing teaching- learning activities, preparing and presenting student-learning activities, assessing both personal and class progress, and participating in discussions with co-operating teachers and faculty advisers. Throughout the internship semester, students will be required to participate in seminars related to in-school work.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of the professional year. Students doing a Focus Area in French must have completed the courses in French required under the regulations for this focus area, and Education 3050.
NOTES: 1) Credit may be obtained for only 1 of Education 401X, the former Education 302X and Education 403X.
2) Students completing Education 401X are advised that they may not be placed in their first district of choice and may be assigned to another Provincial school district.

403X. Internship in Music Education (ME). (Equivalent to 15 credit hours in Education). (See course description in Music Education Section.)

404X. Internship in Native and Northern Education (NPE,NS). (Equivalent to 15 credit hours in Education). (See course description in Native and Northern Education Section).

405X. Internship in the Intermediate/Secondary School (IS). (Equivalent to 15 credit hours in Education). The Internship is an extended practicum which is school based. The purpose of the Internship is to provide opportunities for Interns to apply theories of teaching and learning in classroom settings, to develop effective teaching practices and to become reflective practitioners. The responsibility for the professional development and evaluation of the Intern is shared between a classroom teacher and a University Supervisor.
NOTES: 1) Students wishing to complete an internship in French Immersion must complete Education 4156 and meet the stated prerequisites for that course.
2) Students completing Education 405X are advised that they may not be placed in their first district of choice and may be assigned to another Provincial school district.
3) Students completing the Bachelor of Education (Intermediate/ Secondary) Conjoint with the Diploma in Technology Education will be placed for part of the internship in a Technology Education classroom setting.

4700. Student Teaching in Post-Secondary Education (PS). This course description may be found in the Post-Secondary Education Section.


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