Faculty of Education


These courses are primarily designed for students registered in the degree and diploma programs in Post-Secondary Education.

2710. Course Organization and Development in Post-Secondary Education (A,PS). The development of procedures for the identification of concepts in instructional units; analysis of tasks and identification of related competencies; development of resource units.
NOTE: Credit may not be obtained for both Education 2710 and Education 2711.

2720. Introduction to Post-Secondary Education (PS). 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 (I,PS). 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.

3280. Educational Assessment (PS). A study of the broad spectrum of educational assessment focusing 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.
NOTE: Credit may be obtained for only one of Education 3280 and Education 4912.

3710. Group Instruction in Post-Secondary Education (I,PS). An in-depth study of various methods of group instruction; planning and presenting demonstration teaching units; practice in techniques of group instruction.
Prerequisites: Education 2710 and 2730.

3720. Individualized Instruction in Post-Secondary Education (I,PS). 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.
Prerequisites: Education 2710 and 2730.

3730. Curriculum and Instructional Development in Post-Secondary Education (I,PS). 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.
Prerequisites: Education 2710 and 2730.

3801. Educational Media I (PS). Students are introduced 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.
NOTE: Credit may be obtained for only one of Education 3480, Education 3484, Education 3801, Education 4480 * and Education 4905.

4700. Student Teaching in Post-Secondary Education (PS). Applying theories of education in the learning situation; observation and demonstration of lessons; seminars in teaching techniques.
Prerequisites: 2710, 2720, 2730, 2801, 3280, and 3801, or equivalent teaching experience and permission of the course instructor.

4710. Seminar in Post-Secondary Education (PS). The identification, analysis and discussion of major issues, practices and problems in Post-Secondary Education in Newfoundland and Canada.
Prerequisites: Education 2710, 2720 and 2730.

4730. Educational Programs and Practices in Industry and Labour (PS). 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.
Prerequisites: Education 2710, 2720 and 2730.

4760-4780. Advanced Specialized Post-Secondary Education Technologies (PS). 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.

* Inactive Course

Last modified on June 4, 2003 by R. Bruce

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