Faculty of Education

COURSES IN NATIVE AND NORTHERN EDUCATION

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P: Courses for students on the PRIMARY Programme
E: Courses for students on the ELEMENTARY Programme
S: Courses for students on SECONDARY Programme
V: Courses for students on the VOCATIONAL EDUCATION Programme
I: Courses for students on the TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION Programme
T: Courses for students on the T.E.P.L. Diploma Programme
A: Courses for students on the Diploma in ADULT TEACHER EDUCATION Programme
SE: Courses for students on the SPECIAL EDUCATION Programme.
NPE: Courses for students on the NATIVE AND NORTHERN Teacher Education Programme - Primary/Elementary route.
NS: Courses for students on the NATIVE AND NORTHERN Teacher Education Programme - Secondary route.

2022. The Teaching of Inuttut (NPE). Preparation of materials and classroom strategies for the teaching of Inuttut in Primary and Elementary schools in Native communities. Attention will be given to linguistic difficulties encountered in schools by children whose first language is English.

2023. Language and Culture in Education (NPE,NS). An overview of issues of language and culture in Native and Northern Education. Emphasis will be placed on examination and development of curricula and materials that recognize cultural diversity (especially Aboriginal cultures), foster the teaching and maintenance of Aboriginal languages, and support the work of Aboriginal language specialists in the classroom.

2032. The Teaching of Montagnais (NPE). Preparation of materials and classroom strategies for the teaching of Montagnais in Primary and Elementary schools in Native communities. Emphasis will be placed on instruction for students whose first language is Montagnais as well as a consideration of the difficulties associated with the teaching of Montagnais to students whose first language is English.

3007. Teaching Strategies in Native and Northern Schools (NPE,NS). This course will examine a broad range of teaching strategies and instructional methods which may be used in classrooms. Students will be encouraged to incorporate elements of the native and northern perspective in order to bring relevance to the province-wide curriculum. Particular emphasis will be placed upon how Native groups perceive education and the methods they view as appropriate.
NOTE: Credit may not be obtained for Education 3007 in addition to any of Education 2230, 2240 or 4320.

3961. Social Studies in Native and Northern Schools (NPE). In addition to exploring the nature and purposes of social studies education in native and northern schools, this course will include an examination of teacher planning, appropriate teaching strategies for and the evaluation of pupil learning in the social studies within those contexts.
NOTE: Credit may not be obtained for Education 3961 in addition to Education 2150 or 3960.

4020. Issues and Trends in Native Education (NPE,NS). A seminar course dealing with research, current problems and issues associated with Native Education within a Canadian, and in particular, a Newfoundland and Labrador context.

4220. The Teaching of Inuttut I (NS). A variety of teaching techniques will be explored and materials developed to assist in the teaching of Inuttut in Native Schools at the High School Level.
Problems associated with second-language teaching will be explored.
Prerequisite: At least twelve credit hours in Inuttut.

4221. The Teaching of Inuttut II (NS). Continued exploration of teaching techniques and material development for the teaching of Inuttut at the High school level with emphasis on linguistic difficulties encountered in Native schools by children whose first language is English.
Prerequisite: Education 4220.

4230. The Teaching of Montagnais I (NS). A variety of teaching techniques will be explored and materials developed to assist in the teaching of Montagnais in Native schools at the High School level.
Prerequisite: At least twelve credit hours in Montagnais.

4231. The Teaching of Montagnais II (NS). Continued exploration of teaching techniques and material development for the teaching of Montagnais at the High school level. Linguistic difficulties encountered by students whose first language is not Montagnais will be explored.
Prerequisite: Education 4230.

404X. Internship in Native and Northern Education (NPE,NS). (Equivalent to fifteen credit hours in Education). A one-semester internship in a school setting that will enable students to become directly involved in the teaching/learning process through observation and practice. Activities during the semester will involve seminars to assist students in the assessment of teaching methodologies most appropriate for the curriculum in Native schools. Student placement will be in a school setting depending upon the programme route which students have followed.
Prerequisite: See Bachelor of Education (Native and Northern) Degree Regulations.


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