Office of the Registrar
Faculty of Education (2010/2011)
5 Course Descriptions

In accordance with Senate's Policy Regarding Inactive Courses, course descriptions for 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.

Students wishing waiver of Education 3650, Education 4700, post-sessional block or Education 401X should refer to the waiver guidelines under each appropriate program.

All courses of the Faculty are designated by ED.

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
  • 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

2022

The Teaching of Inuttut

(T,NPE)

focuses on the 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)

is 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

(T,NPE)

- inactive course.

2035

The Teaching of History and Culture of Labrador Inuit and Innu

(T)

applies the principles of effective teaching to the learning of history and culture as it applies to the Labrador Inuit and Innu. Topics include specific teaching strategies and examination of the selection and use of learning resources for unit planning, development and evaluation.

2036

The Teaching of Aboriginal Issues

(T)

examines the teaching of specific current events relevant to Labrador Inuit and Innu. This will include issues in the areas of education/environment/society politics/self-government/industry and the economy. Class sessions will include a workshop mode of learning (public speaking, panel debates, use of Internet, research, survey and interviews).

2037

Aboriginal Drama

(T)

introduces drama as a way of transmitting culture and values and as a vehicle to communicate. Topics include an examination of the foundation, values and assumptions of drama (with emphasis on aboriginal forms) as an effective means of curriculum implementation in Innu-aimun and Inuktitut. An activity-centred approach will be emphasized.

2038

Aboriginal Music and Art

(T)

is a study of music and art in cultural transmission. The course will develop skills in reading and writing associated with Innu and Inuit cultures, and will emphasize activities for exploring the elements of music. Innu and Inuit art forms will be explored as well as art as decoration in Innu and Inuit society.

2039

Cultural Camp

(T)

is intended for aboriginal people to learn about ways of helping and healing that are traditional to their own culture and to learn ways of effectively incorporating those cultural aspects in the school curriculum of aboriginal schools. This course includes a one-week field trip to an isolated camp in coastal Labrador, where students and instructors will live according to traditional cultural practices under the guidance of community elders.

2040

Basic Interpersonal Communication

(PE)

is designed to help students develop confidence through self-expression, and acquire skills in interpersonal relationships.

CR: the former ED 2041

2050

Introduction to Drama Education

(PE,ME)

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.

CR: the former ED 2030

2182

An Introduction to the Teaching of Science in the Primary and Elementary Grades

(T,ME,NPE)

is 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)

examines 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.

CR: the former ED 3070, or the former ED 2192 taken during the 1984-85 or 1985-86 academic years

2200

Language Arts

(PE,T,NPE,ME)

is 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)

is 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)

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)

examines 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)

is a study of the factors which constitute the educational setting in the Native community in comparison with other cultural settings. The school as an institution of cultural transmission and cultural change within the Native and Northern setting will be investigated. An examination of roles played by local individuals and groups in the education process will be addressed. Models to improve communication between school and the community will be studied.

2430

Administration and Supervision in Native and Northern Education

(NPE,NS)

is a study of the administrative structures involved in the education of children of Innu and Inuit backgrounds. The study examines the administrative structures of the past and present with particular reference to the problems which arise in the administration of schools in remote, isolated regions. Further, the study includes an overall examination of the alternative Native processes of education relevant to the philosophy of Native people.

2510

Elementary School Music Methods

(ME)

is a course designed to introduce students to current philosophies and methodologies in the field of elementary classroom music. Students will examine materials currently available and be encouraged to develop and create their own. Emphasis will be on learning to evaluate materials as to suitability for musical concepts, class organizations, etc.

CR: the former ED 3180

UL: may be used to replace the former Education 3180 in the requirements for the former degree regulations

2520

Voice and Choral Methods

(ME)

examines current pedagogical practices, procedures and materials for use with all levels of school choirs. In addition, this course will examine the anatomy and physiology of the changing voice as a basis for proper vocal development in the classroom setting.

2530

Primary School Music Methods

(ME,PE)

examines current pedagogical practices, procedures and materials for use in the Primary School music program. The focus of this course will be on the Kodaly Method.

PR: Primary/Elementary program students must have completed the focus area in Music

2655

Recognizing and Protecting Children's Needs

(T)

studies situations teachers encounter that foster and limit children's basic cognitive, social and emotional growth. Attention is paid to the nature and development of these needs and to situations (particularly those involving neglect and physical, sexual and psychological abuse) that impact on how needs are met. Attention will be paid to the recognition of both positive and abusive situations.

2710

Course Organization and Development in Post-Secondary Education

(A,PS)

examines the development of procedures for the identification of concepts in instructional units; analysis of tasks and identification of related competencies; development of resource units.

CR: ED 2711

2711

Course Organization and Development in Technology Education

(ISI)

is an examination of the development, structure and organization of technology education curriculum locally and internationally; applications of design and problem solving instructional strategies; the management of resources in technology education laboratories; the development of resource units for teaching.

CR: ED 2710

2720

Introduction to Post-Secondary Education

(PS)

is a study of the back-ground of Post-Secondary Education and of its development and present forms in Newfoundland, other provinces of Canada, and other countries; an examination of current programs in Post-Secondary Education; the role of federal and provincial governments in Post-Secondary Education.

2730

General Methods of Teaching in Post-Secondary Education

(A,PS)

is an introduction to the methodology of teaching psychomotor and cognitive skills; selection of appropriate methods for individual and group instruction; organizing laboratory and shop instruction; principles of instructional management.

2750

Introductory Design and Materials Processes

(ISI)

examines theory and practice of teaching problem solving, design and materials processes. Topics and laboratory activities include production and computer assisted design.

2751

Introductory Communications and Power Technology

(ISI)

examines theory and practice of selected technical skills in communications, energy and power and their practical application in a technology education laboratory. Topics include micro-computer components, systems and operations; communication networks; basic electronics; and control systems.

2800

Introduction to Adult Education

(A,PS)

is a review of the history of the Adult Education movement. The rationale for the investment of public or private resources in the education or training of adults. An examination of current educational philosophies related to Adult Education.

2801

The Adult as Learner

(A,PS)

examines the implications for adult programs and instructional strategies of difference among adults in abilities, attitudes, interests, skills, social roles.

2803

Educational Aspects of Adult Development

(A,PS)

is an examination of the educational aspects of adult development from early adulthood through middle age to later maturity.

2806

Sociology of Adult Education

(A,PS)

explores the sociological context of adult learning. The interrelationship between particular social factors (e.g., age, sex, occupational structure) and the need for adult educational programs are studied. The potential effects of such programs on society are examined with reference to community development. Special emphasis is given to societal change as it relates to education as a way of life.

2900

Introduction to Statistics in Education

(PE,IS,ISI,ME)

is a laboratory course which 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)

is a four 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)

is a four month continuation of the experiences provided in Education 3001 with added responsibilities, and increased development of competencies essential for teaching. 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.

PR: ED 3001

3007

Teaching Strategies in Native and Northern Schools

(T,NPE,NS)

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.

CR: the former ED 2230, the former ED 2240, the former ED 4320

3009

Drama Education in the Primary and Elementary Grades

(PE,ME)

will focuses 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.

PR: ED 2050

3040

The Assessment and Development of Children's Language Abilities

(PE,SE)

will focuses 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.

PR: ED 4350, 3543, or the former 3540 or 3545

UL: 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)

is 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.

PR: French 2101

3052 and 3053

Institute for Teachers of Core French in the Elementary Grades

(PE)

- inactive course

3120

Foundations of Art Education

(PE,ME,NS)

develops 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 favourable conditions and experiences for high quality individual development in visual expression.

CR: the former ED 2020, the former ED 3110, the former ED 3112

3121

Education Through Art

(PE,NS,ME)

- inactive course.

3131

Music Education in the Primary/Elementary Grades

(PE)

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.

CR: former ED 3130

UL: not applicable 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)

is a study of the relationship of music, art and drama to the teaching-learning process with emphasis on Native content. An activity-centred approach will be emphasized.

3150

Bilingualism: Linguistic, Cognitive and Educational Aspects

(PE)

- inactive course.

3210

An Introduction to Guidance Services

(A,PE,IS,ISI)

is 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)

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.

CR: the former ED 4906

3255

Child Abuse and the School-Age Child

(PE,IS,ISI)

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)

is 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.

CR: the former ED 2180, the former ED 3270, the former ED 3275

3280

Educational Assessment

(A,PS)

is a study of the broad spectrum of educational assessment focussing specifically on the development of objectives, the construction and use of formal teacher-made tests, the use of informal assessment techniques, the interpretation and application of assessment data, continuous evaluation, criterion-referenced measurement, and emerging trends in assessment.

CR: the former ED 4912

3281

Tests and Measurements

(T,NPE,NS)

examines basic concepts of evaluation involving teacher-made and standardized tests, with particular reference to validity and reliability in cross-cultural situations.

CR: the former ED 4912

3290

Identifying Learner Diversity within a Context of Culture

(PE,IS,ISI)

- inactive course.

3312

Language Arts in the Primary/Elementary School I

(PE)

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.

CR: the former ED 2210, the former ED 2220, the former ED 3305, the former ED 3315

3321

Native Literature

(T,NPE)

is an examination of Native literature with special emphasis on writings of Native peoples for Native children. Literature which presents the Native point of view will be examined in the light of historical and current developments in Native and northern conditions.

3322

Children's Literature in the Primary/Elementary School

(PE)

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, the former 2060, the former 2065, the former 3310, or the former 3320.

3430

General Methods of Instruction of Adults

(A)

is a study of the various processes of Adult Education: discussion groups, case studies, role playing, individual and group discovery, demonstrations, simulation exercises, action research, report writing and lectures.

3440

Organization and Administration of Programs in Adult Education

(A,PS)

examines alternative provincial or regional methods of organization for the provision of Adult Education. The statutory framework within which Adult Education functions.

3484

Computers and Learning Resources for Primary/Elementary Teachers

(PE)

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.

CR: the former ED 3480, ED 3801, the former ED 4480, the former ED 4905

3515

Current Approaches to Reading in the Primary and Elementary Grades

(PE)

- inactive course.

3542

Reading in the Primary and Elementary Grades

(NPE)

is concerned with the teaching of reading in the primary and elementary grades. Special attention is given to the learning needs of children whose first language is not English. Emphasis is placed upon understanding the nature of the reading process and the current practices used in classroom reading instruction for kindergarten through grade six.

CR: the former ED 2110, the former ED 2120, the former ED 3540, the former ED 3543, the former ED 3545

UL: applicable only to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Education (Native and Northern) Degree program

3543

Language Arts in the Primary/Elementary School II

(PE)

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.

CR: the former ED 2110, the former ED 2120, the former ED 3540, ED 3542, the former ED 3545

PR: ED 3312

3565

Gender and Schooling

(PE,IS,ISI)

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)

examines the 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)

is 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)

- inactive course.

3585

Multiculturalism and Education

(PE,IS,ISI)

- inactive course.

3590

Moral Education

(PE)

is an exploratory course which attempts to foster understanding of the nature and scope of moral education by (a) focussing 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)

applies the theories of test development in establishing a competent understanding of the utilization of diagnostic and prescriptive instruments as well as teacher-made tests as they apply to the area of exceptional children.

3610

Nature and Characteristics of Mental Retardation

(SE)

aims to provide an understanding of the nature and characteristics of mental retardation and the psycho-social implications of this area of exceptionality.

3618

Nature of the Primary/Elementary School Child - Development

(ME,PE)

is intended to provide students with an awareness and understanding of the origins of many aspects of child behaviour and competence. While focussing 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.

CR: the former ED 2610, the former ED 3240

3619

Nature of Primary/Elementary School Child - Learning and Cognition

(ME,PE)

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.

CR: the former ED 3616, the former ED 3615

PR: ED 3618

3620

Nature and Characteristics of Emotional/Behavioural Disorders

(SE)

includes 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.

PR: ED 4240, or the former ED 3220 or ED 3230

3630

Nature and Characteristics of Learning Disabilities

(SE)

is a survey of characteristics as well as problems of identification, and the evaluation of children who are potentially average or above in intelligence, but who are failing to learn in the school environment; and who are manifesting such behaviours as lack of motor development, auditory and visual perceptual handicaps, language deficiencies and behaviour control disorders.

CR: the former ED 3231

3640

Current Issues in Special Education

(PE,SE)

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.

PR: ED 4240, or the former ED 3220 or ED 3230

3650

Practicum in Special Education

(SE)

encompasses practicum for Special Education students in any of the areas of exceptionality with opportunity for supervised participation in public school, private school, or institutionalized Special Education programs. The main emphasis will be on supervised diagnosis and remediation on a one-to-one basis between the practicum student and the exceptional child. Case conferences and seminars will be held regularly throughout the term.

PR: completion of 18 credit hours in Special Education including ED 3600

3660

A Study of the Gifted Child

(PE,ME,SE)

is 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

Therapeutic Interventions for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in Educational Settings

(SE)

will examine: the nature of ASD with particular focus on methods of behavioural assessment and specific therapy techniques. Support programs will be considered within an ecological context that prioritizes collaborative planning with parents and other therapeutic agents.

3690

Collaborative Practice

(SE)

examines the theoretical and practical aspects of collaborative practice within an interagency model of case planning for students with diverse learning needs. Emphasis is on exploring issues of power/empowerment, consultation, communication, conflict resolution/problem-solving, advocacy and collaboration. Perspectives of parents and families, educators, and community resource professionals will be explored. The course strives to create a family-focussed approach to effective planning in contemporary schools.

3691-3699

Special Topics Courses in Special Education

(SE)

will have topics to be studied announced by the Faculty of Education.

3710

Group Instruction in Post-Secondary Education

(PS)

is an in-depth study of various methods of group instruction; planning and presenting demonstration teaching units; practice in techniques of group instruction.

PR: ED 2710 and ED 2730

3720

Individualized Instruction in Post-Secondary Education

(PS)

is a study of the various systems of individualized instruction; the theoretical basis for individualizing courses, individual differences, organizing individualized courses, selection and development of materials; management of individual student progress.

PR: ED 2710 and ED 2730

3730

Curriculum and Instructional Development in Post-Secondary Education

(PS)

examines the social, cultural, philosophical, and economic forces influencing changes in Post-Secondary curriculum and instructional methods. Study of current Post-Secondary Education curriculum designs, problems and trends; methods of gathering curriculum information; procedures for revising and evaluating a curriculum.

PR: ED 2710 and ED 2730

3750

Intermediate Design and Materials Processing Technology

(ISI)

is a continuation of theory and practice of teaching technical skills and design processes developed in Education 2750. Topics elaborate on computer assisted design and problem solving with application of advanced construction techniques.

3751

Intermediate Communications and Power Technology

(ISI)

is a continuation of theory and practice of technical skills in communications, power and energy developed in Education 2751. Topics include energy sources, control systems, graphic communication processes and electronic communications.

3801

Educational Media I

(A,PS)

introduces students to audio visual communications with emphasis on equipment operation and basic local production of instructional materials; and the application of computers to education. A two-hour laboratory period will be arranged after the first class period.

CR: the former ED 3480, ED 3484, the former ED 4480, the former ED 4905

3920

Instrumental Teaching Methods

(ME)

examines current pedagogical practices, procedures and materials for teaching brass, woodwinds, and percussion in band and orchestral school settings.

LH: a 2 hour twice weekly laboratory section (MUN Lab Band and Orchestra) designed to provide practical teaching experience and methodology in both band and orchestral settings

3925

Intermediate/Secondary School Music Methods

(ME)

examines current pedagogical practices, procedures and materials for teaching Music in the intermediate/secondary schools.

3940

Mathematics in Primary and Elementary Grades

(PE, ME)

is 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.

CR: the former ED 2340, the former ED 2310, the former ED 2320

3941

Diagnosing and Directing Learning in Primary and Elementary Mathematics

(PE,T,SE)

is 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.

PR: ED 3940

3945 and 3946

Institute in Teaching of Junior High School Mathematics Courses

(PE)

will focus on the nature of junior high Mathematics instruction and how it should differ from elementary and high school instruction. Emphasis will be placed on the transition between informal and formal approaches to the teaching of junior high Mathematics. The Van Hiel levels and their implications for instruction in geometry will be discussed.

Activities appropriate to the teaching of junior high Mathematics will be developed and demonstrated. A particular focus in this component of the Institute will be on activities appropriate to the new program and how they can be integrated into the junior high Mathematics curriculum.

PR: ED 3940 (or equivalent) or ED 4161 (or equivalent) or permission of the instructor

3951

Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment in the Primary/Elementary School I

(PE)

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)

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.

PR: ED 3951

3961

Social Studies in Native and Northern Schools

(T,NPE)

will include an examination of teacher planning, appropriate teaching strategies for and the evaluation of pupil learning in the social studies within those contexts, in addition to exploring the nature and purposes of social studies education in Native and northern schools.

CR: the former ED 2150, the former ED 3960

3962

Social Studies in the Primary/Elementary School

(PE)

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.

CR: the former ED 2160, the former ED 3960

4005

Effective Teaching

(IS,ISI)

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)

(equivalent to 15 credit hours in Education) is 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 analysing 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.

AR: Attendance is mandatory. With respect to holidays, interns follow the schedule of the school and not that of the University.

CR: the former ED 302X and ED 403X

OR: students may not be placed in their first district of choice and may be assigned to another Provincial school district

PR: successful completion of the professional year. Students completing a Focus Area in French must have completed the courses in French required under the regulations for this focus area, and Education 3050.

4020

Issues and Trends in Native Education

(NPE,NS)

is 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.

403X

Internship in Music Education

(ME)

(equivalent to 15 credit hours in Education) is a one-semester internship in one or more schools to permit student teaching experiences in choral, classroom and instrumental teaching situations in the primary, elementary and intermediate/secondary schools.

AR: Attendance is mandatory. With respect to holidays, interns follow the schedule of the school and not that of the University.

OR: students may not be placed in their first district of choice and may be assigned to another Provincial school district

404X

Internship in Native and Northern Education

(NPE,NS)

(equivalent to 15 credit hours in Education) is 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 program route which students have followed.

AR: Attendance is mandatory. With respect to holidays, interns follow the schedule of the school and not that of the University.

PR: see Bachelor of Education (Native and Northern) Degree Regulations

405X

Internship in the Intermediate/Secondary School

(IS,ISI)

(equivalent to 15 credit hours in Education) 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.

AR: Attendance is mandatory. With respect to holidays, interns follow the schedule of the school and not that of the University.

OR: students may not be placed in their first district of choice and may be assigned to another Provincial school district

OR: 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

PR: Students wishing to complete an internship in French Immersion must complete Education 4154 and obtain the permission of the Office of Undergraduate Student Services. Normally, French Immersion interns have the equivalent of a major in French and a minimum of two semesters in a French milieu.

4120

The Teaching of Art in the Intermediate and Secondary School

(IS,ISI,ME)

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)

examines 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)

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)

builds upon the experiences gained in the internship, this course examines the reading and writing workshop approach to the study of English language and literature.

PR: ED 4142 (or permission of the Office of Undergraduate Student Services)

4151

Advanced French Methodology

(IS,ISI,NS)

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.

PR: ED 4154 (or permission of the Office of Undergraduate Student Services)

4154

The Teaching of French in the Intermediate and Secondary School

(IS, ISI, ME)

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)

is a 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.

OR: this course will be conducted in French

4161

The Teaching of Mathematics in the Intermediate and Secondary School

(IS,ISI,ME,NS)

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)

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.

CR: the former 4160

PR: ED 4161 (or permission of the Office of Undergraduate Student Services)

4172

Advanced Science Education Methodology

(IS,ISI)

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.

PR: ED 4174 or ED 4175 (or permission of the Office of Undergraduate Student Services)

4174

The Teaching of Intermediate/Secondary School Science

(IS,ISI)

is a laboratory course which 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.

CR: the former ED 4170, the former ED 4171, the former ED 4270, the former ED 4271

4175

Foundations of Intermediate/Secondary Science Education

(IS)

is a laboratory course which 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: ED 4174

4180

The Teaching of Social Studies in the Intermediate and Secondary School I

(IS,ISI,ME,NS)

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,ME,NS)

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: ED 4180

4182

Advanced Social Studies Methodology

(IS,ISI)

analyses 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.

PR: ED 4180 or ED 4181 (or permission of the Office of Undergraduate Student Services)

4190

The Teaching of Physical Education in the Intermediate and Secondary School

(IS,ISI,ME)

is a laboratory course that 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.

LH: 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,ME)

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)

- inactive course.

4205

Religious Education in Primary and Elementary Grades

(PE,ME)

is an introductory study of aims and objectives, subject matter, curriculum materials, teaching methods, learning experiences, and evaluation for Religious Education courses.

CR: the former ED 2080

4220

The Teaching of Inuttut I

(T,NPE,NS)

explores a variety of teaching techniques and materials developed to assist in the teaching of Inuttut in Native schools. Problems associated with second-language teaching will be explored.

PR: 9 credit hours in Inuttut

4221

The Teaching of Inuttut II

(T,NPE,NS)

is a continued exploration of teaching techniques and material development for the teaching of Inuttut with emphasis on linguistic difficulties encountered in Native schools by children whose first language is English.

PR: ED 4220

4230

The Teaching of Innu-aimun I

(T,NPE,NS)

explores a variety of teaching techniques and materials developed to assist in the teaching of Innu-aimun in Native Schools.

PR: 9 credit hours in Innu-aimun

4231

The Teaching of Innu-aimun II

(T,NPE,NS)

explores a variety of teaching techniques and material development for the teaching of Innu-aimun. Linguistic difficulties encountered by students whose first language is not Innu-aimun.

PR: ED 4230

4240

An Introduction to the Exceptional Learner

(IS,ISI,ME,PE)

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.

CR: the former ED 3220, the former 3230, the former ED 4902

4242

Identification and Remediation of Learning Difficulties

(IS,ISI,PE)

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.

PR: ED 4240 or the former 3220 or 3230

4250 and 4251

Institute for Teaching French in Immersion Programmes Courses

(PE)

- inactive course.

4252 and 4253

Institute in the Teaching of Social Studies in French Immersion Courses

(PE)

- inactive course.

4260

The Nature of Adolescence

(IS,ISI,ME)

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)

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.

4300-4310

Special Topics Courses in Primary/Elementary (P/E)

will have topics to be offered announced by the Faculty of Education.

4330

Curriculum and Instruction in Native and Northern Schools I

(T,NPE,NS)

reviews the principles of and techniques for curriculum development. 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)

is 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)

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)

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 analysing the variety of strategies for reading, writing and studying.

4354

Writing in the Intermediate and Secondary School

(IS,ISI)

analyses 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)

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)

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,ME)

is 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.

CR: the former ED 4360

PR: completion of the Professional Year

4381

Perspectives on Schooling

(IS,ISI)

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)

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,ME)

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.

CR: the former ED 4380

PR: completion of the Professional Year

4420

Legal and Moral Issues in Education

(IS,ISI,PE)

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)

is 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.

CR: the former Education 2410

PR: completion of the Professional Year or ED 405X

4450

Practicum in Adult Education

(A)

are on-the-job supervised activities designed to have the student implement the theory and principles of Adult Education.

4505

Life Skills and Transition Planning for Adolescents with Cognitive Challenges

(SE)

will focus upon the application of educational procedures relevant to the successful employment and community adjustment of mildly and moderately developmentally disabled adolescents and young adults. Senior special education programs and materials directed toward personal life-skills development and work-study experience in both open-community and protected work situations will be reviewed.

4510

Inclusive Practices for Children with Mild Cognitive Challenges

(SE)

gives consideration to: the establishment of objectives; selection, development and review of materials; the use of various instructional procedures; and the provision of appropriate experiences for the education of children with mild mental disabilities at the primary, elementary and senior levels.

CO: ED 3610

PR: ED 3610

4515

Inclusive Practices for Children with Moderate Cognitive Challenges

(SE)

will consider objectives, the development of programs, and the use of various instructional procedures for the education of children with moderate mental disabilities. Emphasis will be given to the development of skills necessary for participation in the home and community as well as in the classroom setting.

CO: ED 3610

OR: ED 3610

4520

Psychoeducational Interventions for Behaviour Problems of Children and Adolescents

(SE)

will examine programs and strategies for children with behaviour disabilities. These will include: counselling skills, case conferences, structured learning environments and therapeutic interventions for specific behaviour problems. In addition, consideration will be given to articulation with mental health specialists and procedures to develop readiness for return to regular instructional programs.

CO: ED 3620

PR: ED 3620

4530

Inclusive Practices for Children with Learning Disabilities

(SE)

is an examination of individual and classroom remedial techniques developed for the amelioration of specific learning disabilities.

CO: ED 3630

PR: ED 3630

4540

Identification and Remediation of Speech/language Disorders in Children (SE)

will provide theoretically sound and research based methods for the identification and remediation of speech and language concerns in children and adolescents. Topics include: typical language development; nature of developmental concerns for both speech (articulation, voice and fluency) and language (receptive, expressive and phonetic awareness); social use of language; and augmentative communication. Particular focus will be placed on current interventions/strategies and program/models. The course is aimed at supporting teachers in developing effective individualized programs for today’s inclusive classroom.

4541

Communication for the Deaf

(PE,SE)

is an introductory course in communication strategies employed with the Deaf and Hearing Impaired. Language acquisition by individuals with normal hearing and individuals with impaired hearing will be explored and contrasted through an analysis of a variety of modes. A laboratory component of the course is designed to impart a degree of skill in practical usage of American Sign Language and Finger Spelling. The primary emphasis will be on manual systems of communication common to the deaf, as well as those systems in use as supplementary instructional methods at Schools for the Deaf.

PR: acceptance to the Special Education Degree program or permission of the Instructor

4543

Language and Deafness

(PE,SE)

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.

PR: ED 4240, or the former ED 3220, or ED 3230.

4580

Intermediate and Secondary Education and Culture

(IS,ISI)

- inactive course.

4610

The Nature and Management of Stress

(PE,IS,ISI)

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)

applies theories of education in the learning situation; observation and demonstration of lessons; seminars in teaching techniques.

PR: ED 2710, ED 2720, ED 2730, ED 2801, ED 3280, and ED 3801, or equivalent teaching experience and permission of the course instructor

4710

Seminar in Post-Secondary Education

(PS)

identifies, analyses, and discusses major issues, practices and problems in Post-Secondary Education in Newfoundland and Canada.

PR: ED 2710,ED 2720, and ED 2730

4730

Educational Programs and Practices in Industry and Labour

(PS)

is a study of the various Post-Secondary Education programs operated either wholly by industry and labour or jointly with educational institutions; apprenticeship, work experience and study programs, co-operative education, training-in-industry, training on-the-job, supervisory training, management development.

PR: ED 2710, ED 2720, and ED 2730

4750

Integrated Materials and Production Processes

(ISI)

examines theory and practice in selected advanced technical skills in materials processes applied in conjunction with mechanical and fluid power and their practical applications in the modern technology education laboratory setting. Topics include integrated design, digital and fluidic control, robotics systems, and computer assisted machine applications.

4751

Advanced Communications Systems

(ISI)

examines theory and practice of selected advanced technical skills in communications technology as they apply to the modern technology education laboratory. Topics include development and utilization of computer networks; satellite, and various transmission technology found in communication processes.

4752

Technology Education, Specialized

(ISI)

examines theory and practice involving selected technical skills and their practical application in the technology education laboratory. Topics include the applications and use of more advanced technological systems and processes and their integration into the school curriculum of Newfoundland and Labrador.

OR: A modular approach will be used for each of the 21 technical skills credit hours. Students who can demonstrate competency in a particular module will be allowed to substitute another module in its place. Students must select the substitute module in consultation with the Office of Undergraduate Student Services.

4760-4780

Advanced Specialized Post-Secondary Education Technologies

(PS)

examines the theory and practice of selected advanced specialized Post-Secondary Education technical skills and their application to the laboratory, workshop and business office. Emphasis will be placed on innovative and emerging techniques in selected areas of business, industry, and the service occupations.

4830

Music Education Seminar

(ME)

is detailed examination of the foundations of Music education common to all levels and types of school Music. Topics include curriculum development, evaluation, psychology and philosophy of Music education and the Music teacher's administrative responsibilities.

4901

Effective Teaching Strategies for Multi-grade/Multi-age Classrooms

(PE,IS,ISI)

begins with a critical examination of traditional approaches to multi-grading. The main focus of the course will be to introduce teachers to the potential of adopting a multi-age approach in small schools which have of necessity grouped children of more than one age group and grade level together for instruction. This course will also examine the implications of implementing a philosophy of multi-age pedagogy in the primary, elementary and intermediate grades (K-9).

4943

Computing Technology in Mathematics Education in the Primary and Elementary Grades

(PE)

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.

PR: ED 3940

4944

Computing Technology in Mathematics Education in the Secondary School Grades

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.

PR: ED 4161

4945

Computers in Education

(IS)

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)

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.

CR: the former ED 4912

4970-4980

Special Topics Courses in Intermediate/Secondary

(IS)

will have topics offered announced by the Faculty of Education.

AR = Attendance requirement; CH = Credit hours are 3 unless otherwise noted; CO = Co-requisite(s); CR = Credit can be retained for only one course from the set(s) consisting of the course being described and the course(s) listed; LC = Lecture hours per week are 3 unless otherwise noted; LH = Laboratory hours per week; OR = Other requirements of the course such as tutorials, practical sessions, or seminars; PR = Prerequisite(s); UL = Usage limitation(s).