Note: Additional Education courses are offered under the course headings Applied Psychology, Education In-Service, and Educational Research.
Instruction offered by members of the Division of Teacher Preparation in the Faculty of Education and by others.
Associate Dean - H. Smits
Education Teacher Preparation 503
Learning and Teaching
Inquiry into what constitutes worthwhile learning and teaching and what it means to be a teacher and a learner from a variety of perspectives, including historical, cultural, psychological, experiential and ethical. The focus is on maintaining a dynamic relationship between theory and practice and developing an in-depth understanding of the diverse forms and process of teaching and learning in specific contexts. Topics of investigation include, but are not limited to: images of learners and learning, conditions for learning, conceptions and patterns of growth and development, assessment of/for learning, teacher beliefs, ethical dimensions of teaching and life in classrooms. Course Hours:M Notes: This course carries a weight of two and one half full courses (15 credits). NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
Inquiry into the subject matters of teaching and learning in terms of form, content, and processes of curriculum making, implementation, and assessment. This will include, but not be limited to, investigations into the nature of curriculum as planned and lived. The dynamic context of curriculum will also be a focus for study: historical antecedents, cultural perspectives, ideological underpinnings, disciplinary forms and their interdependencies. Course Hours:M Prerequisite(s):Education Teacher Preparation 503. Notes: This course carries a weight of two and one half full courses (15 credits). NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
Extensive practicum focused on inquiry, reflective planning, teaching, and assessment practices. Students must design and facilitate case analyses during weekly seminars. Course Hours:M(3-2S-28) Prerequisite(s):Education Teacher Preparation 503and507. Notes: This course carries a weight of two and one-half full courses (15 credits). NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
Integration of theoretical and practical understandings of teaching and learning. Emphasis placed on the relationships among teaching and learning, institutional contexts, professional ethics, and moral dimensions of education. Course Hours:M(6-2S-14) Prerequisite(s):Education Teacher Preparation 510. Notes: This course carries a weight of two and one-half full courses (15 credits). NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
Course Hours:H(0-3) Notes: Requires consent of the Division of Teacher Preparation. Normally not available to students registered in the BEd (Master of Teaching Program). MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDITNOT INCLUDED IN GPA