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Kindergarten and Elementary Education - First Nations and Inuit Studies (120 credits)

Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed     Degree: Bachelor of Education

Program Requirements

The Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) - Kindergarten and Elementary Education - First Nations and Inuit Studies program requires 120 credits and leads to teacher certification. Interested applicants must contact the office of First Nations and Inuit Education for admission information; please call 514-398-4533.

Students who have not completed Quebec CEGEP, French Baccalaureate, International Baccalaureate, or at least one year of university studies prior to commencing the B.Ed. must also complete a minimum of 30 credits of freshman courses (in addition to the 120 credit program) for a total of 150 credits. Students who are admitted as "mature students" are not required to complete the 30 credits of Freshman courses. These students are admitted to U1.

Please note that graduates of teacher education programs are recommended by the University for Quebec Certification to the Quebec Ministère de l'Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport (MELS). For more information about teacher certification in Quebec, please refer to the Faculty of Education section under "Overview of Faculty Programs", "Undergraduate Education Programs", and "Quebec Teacher Certification".

Freshman Program

Students normally complete 30 credits in their Freshman (U0) year.

The Freshman year is the time to take introductory-level courses in the subjects taught in Elementary school, as well as to explore areas that are not normally taken as teachable subject area courses within B.Ed. programs (e.g., Sociology, Psychology, Political Science, etc.).

Students admitted to the First Nations and Inuit Studies program in U0 should consult with their program adviser for guidance on course selection. More information is also found for newly admitted students to the B.Ed. Kindergarten and Elementary Education program on the Faculty of Education website at http://www.mcgill.ca/edu-dise/students/undergraduate/new/#KE.

Required Courses (108 credits)

  • EDEA 242 Cultural Skills 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Arts Education : Development of First Nations and Inuit skills and knowledge in art, music, handicrafts and other areas both modern and traditional. Topics will vary and be chosen from a range identified by instructors and students. Course is seasonally based and will cover summer cultural skills.

    Terms: Summer 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • EDEA 243 Cultural Skills 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Arts Education : Development of First Nations and Inuit skills and knowledge in art, music, handicrafts and other areas both modern and traditional.

    Terms: Summer 2013

    Instructors: Annie Tertiluk (Summer)

    • Note: Topics will vary and will cover different cultural skills than EDEA 242. Course content is seasonally based.
  • EDEC 201 First Year Professional Seminar (1 credit)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : Orientation to the culture and community of school and to teaching as a profession. Focus on the general functioning of schools and complexity of the teacher role. Competencies and working professional portfolios will be addressed.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Helen Amoriggi, Ginette Clarke, Jan Edith Langelier, Fiona J Benson, Brian Andrew Benoit, Enzo Di Ioia (Fall) Ulaayu Pilurtuut (Winter) Helen Amoriggi (Summer)

    • Corequisite: EDFE 200
    • Restriction: Open to B.Ed. Secondary and B.Ed. K/Elem. students only
  • EDEC 203 Communication in Education (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : Written and oral communication in Education (in English): emphasis on strategies for identifying, analyzing and solving writing and speaking problems. Course work based on academic and professional communication in education, with a particular focus on classroom communication.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Donna Lee Smith, Jon G Bradley, Sarah DesRoches, Melanie Wilson (Fall) Mary H Maguire, Rebecca Mitchell (Winter) Lisa Trimble (Summer)

    • Because this course uses a workshop format, attendance at first class is desirable. If appropriate, may be included in the academic concentration.
  • EDEC 215 English Exam for Teacher Certification

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : This English Exam for Teacher Certification is a MELS requirement for teaching in the Quebec English school system. Consists of a 2-hour exam designed to assess teacher candidates' competency in the language of instruction. Must be completed before the 3rd Field Experience. Students are permitted four attempts to pass. Students who do not pass after four attempts must withdraw from the teacher preparation program.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Mariusz Galczynski (Fall) Mariusz Galczynski (Summer)

  • EDEC 216 Aboriginal Language Requirement

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : The Aboriginal language proficiency test is a program requirement. Anyone who fails the test must retake and pass it prior to the third year field experience. Anyone who is unsuccessful after two attempts must withdraw from the program.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • EDEC 247 Policy Issues in Quebec Education (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : This course examines the organization of education in Quebec from various perspectives, including historical, political, social and legal. It aims to provide students with sufficient knowledge that they can begin the life-long learning process of a professional educator, aware of, and contributing to, the policy talk on school.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Tino Bordonaro (Fall) Donal Irving (Summer)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken EDEM 405.
  • EDEC 253 Second Professional Seminar (Kindergarten/Elementary) (1 credit)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : Preparation for the second field experience through development of basic practices in planning and teaching in elementary school classrooms. Competencies and working professional portfolios will be addressed.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Judy Kenworthy-Grant, Fiona J Benson, Beverly May, Marcia Kennedy-Gaul, Teresa Germano, Helen Amoriggi, Enzo Di Ioia, Matthew Agozzino (Summer)

    • Corequisite: EDFE 256 or EDFE 256D1
    • Restriction: Open to B.Ed.(K/Elem) students.
  • EDEC 260 Philosophical Foundations (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : Ideas essential for the development of a coherent educational theory and sound professional practice. Reflections on: the nature of the person, of reality, of knowledge, and of value; the aims of education, the nature of the school and the curriculum, the roles and responsibilities of professional educators.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Boyd Eric White, Ronald Morris (Fall) Boyd Eric White (Winter)

    • Restrictions: Not open to students who have taken EDER 400. Students who have taken or are taking EDEC 261 cannot take this course for credit.
  • EDEC 405 Fourth Year Professional Seminar (K/Elem) (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : Preparation for the final field experience and entry into the teaching profession. Emphasis will be placed on developing the ability to demonstrate ethical and responsible professional behaviour in the performance of duties across all professional competencies. Final transition from working professional portfolios will be addressed.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Jon G Bradley, Sylvia Sklar, David A Dillon, Marcia Kennedy-Gaul (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: EDEE 355
    • Corequisite: EDFE 406
    • Restriction: Open to B.Ed. K/Elem. students only
  • EDEE 223 Language Arts (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Elementary Education : This course will explore the current research and theory of language learning and the practices which provide meaningful language experiences in the context of the pre-school and elementary classroom.

    Terms: Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Melanie Bennett, Lesley Pasquin, Beverly May (Winter) Annie Tertiluk (Summer)

    • Corequisites: EDEE 250 and EDEE 282.
  • EDEE 230 Elementary School Mathematics 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Elementary Education : Elementary Education: The first of two courses specially designed for elementary school pre-service teachers. Focused on key areas of what teachers need to know and be able to do to support students' development of mathematical understanding (focus on mathematics content, students' reasoning, and pedagogy). Provides insight and understanding of the Quebec elementary mathematics program.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Annie Savard, Kara Jackson, Dominic Manuel, Dominique Miranda Martins, Marta Kobiela (Fall) Patrick Ryan (Summer)

  • EDEE 250 The Kindergarten Classroom (2 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Elementary Education : An orientation to the Kindergarten curriculum. Integration of the school subject areas (language arts, second language, mathematics, social sciences, science, expressive arts, moral and religious education, and physical education) in a manner appropriate to the developmental level of the pre-school child.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Sheryl Smith-Gilman, Heather Phipps (Winter)

    • Corequisites: EDEE 223 and EDEE 282.
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken EDEC 310
  • EDEE 270 Elementary School Science (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Elementary Education : Science as a means of exploring and explaining our environment. A study of some of the fundamental concepts and process skills common to most elementary programs.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Allison Gonsalves (Fall) Patrick Ryan (Winter)

    • The course includes a fee of $10 for a lab manual prepared by the professor required for the course. The fee is refundable until the end of the course add/drop period.
  • EDEE 275 Science Teaching (2 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Elementary Education : A study of science programs and teaching strategies appropriate for providing elementary school children with an appreciation of the nature and method of science inquiry.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Anila Asghar (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: EDEE 270.
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken EDEE 372 (Teaching Science)
    • The course EDEE 275 includes a $10 fee covering the cost of printing for the lab manual required by all students registered for the course. The fee is refundable until the end of the add/drop period.
  • EDEE 280 Geography, History and Citizenship Education (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Elementary Education : Designed for elementary school teachers. A multi-disciplinary and cross-curricular investigation of various citizenship education themes, geographical regions and historical periods as outlined in the Quebec Education Program.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Boghos Zanazanian (Winter)

    • Restriction: Faculty of Education students.
  • EDEE 282 Teaching Social Sciences (2 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Elementary Education : Programs, materials and strategies for social studies from Kindergarten through grade six.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Jon G Bradley (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: EDEE 280.
    • Corequisites: EDEE 223 and EDEE 250.
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken EDEE 382
  • EDEE 291 Cultural Values and Socialization (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Elementary Education : An introduction to the educational implications of cultural values and patterns of socialization of children. Topics will include a description of the cultural values of Aboriginal peoples, home styles of communication, learning and discipline and intercultural educational issues.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • EDEE 325 Children's Literature (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Elementary Education : Selection and use of literature suitable for children in the elementary school.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Donna Lee Smith (Fall) Donna Lee Smith (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ENGL 240, ENGL 341
    • Limited enrolment
  • EDEE 332 Teaching Elementary Mathematics 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Elementary Education : Elementary Education: The second of two courses specifically designed for elementary school pre-service teachers. Provides opportunities for the development of increasingly sophisticated knowledge and practices specific to elementary mathematics teaching. Provides insight and understanding of the Quebec modern elementary mathematics program.

    Terms: Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Kara Jackson, Annie Savard, Marta Kobiela (Winter) Patrick Ryan (Summer)

    • Prerequisite: EDEE 230.
  • EDEE 342 Intermediate Inuktitut/Amerindian Language (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Elementary Education : A study for Inuktitut/Amerindian language speakers, of Inuktitut/Amerindian language phonology and structure, emphasizing the connection between the two, demonstrating the orderliness of many dialectic differences.

    Terms: Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: William Jancewicz (Winter) Sarah Herodier (Summer)

    • Prerequisite(s): EDEE 249 or equivalent, e.g. EDEE 295, EDEE 298 or permission of Director
  • EDEE 344 Advanced Inuktitut/Amerindian Language (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Elementary Education : The final course in a set dealing with Inuktitut/Amerindian Language phonology and structure. An understanding of basic Inuktitut/Amerindian Language syntax in particular, rules governing verb and possessive endings.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: William Jancewicz (Winter)

    • Prerequisite(s): EDEE 342 or permission of Director
  • EDEE 353 Teaching and Learning in the Elementary Classroom (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Elementary Education : Theory-based strategies for setting up, managing and teaching in the elementary school classroom. Methods for integrating the individual subject areas in the elementary school curriculum, using the Quebec curriculum as the primary example. Professional portfolios and professional competencies will be addressed.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Helen Amoriggi, Sheryl Smith-Gilman, Melanie Bennett, David A Dillon, Marcia Kennedy-Gaul (Fall) Betsy Matt, Sarah Grey (Summer)

    • Prerequisite: EDEC 253 or EDEC 253D1/D2
    • Corequisites: EDEE 355 and EDFE 306
    • Restrictions: B.Ed (K/Elem) students. Not open to students who have taken EDEE 350 or EDEE 352.
  • EDEE 355 Classroom-based Evaluation (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Elementary Education : The role of evaluation within kindergarten/elementary school programs. Topics include the kinds of information needed, different techniques for collecting that information, and ways of interpreting it to make educational decisions. Principles and a variety of methods for evaluation are discussed and practiced.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Lesley Pasquin, Melanie Bennett, Christina Ryan Delaney, Beverly May, Teresa Germano (Fall)

    • Corequisites: EDEE 353, EDFE 306
    • Restriction: B.Ed. (K/Elem) students
  • EDER 360 Ethics and Religious Culture (K/Elementary) (2 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Teaching methods and pedagogical resources for programs in moral education, ethics, and religious culture in the k/elementary school curriculum.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Melanie Bennett, Brian Andrew Benoit (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken EDER 333
  • EDFE 200 First Field Experience (K/Elem & Secondary) (2 credits)

    Offered by: Education - Dean's Office (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Student Teaching : Students are assigned to a school for a "participant observer" field experience for a minimum of 10 days.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Fiona J Benson (Fall) Ulaayu Pilurtuut (Winter) Fiona J Benson (Summer)

    • Corequisite: EDEC 201
    • Restriction: Open to B.Ed. Secondary and B.Ed. K/Elem. students
  • EDFE 256 Second Field Experience (Kindergarten/Elementary) (3 credits)

    Offered by: Education - Dean's Office (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Student Teaching : Supervised student teaching in a school. Students are expected to apprise themselves of Field Experience, dates, duration and responsibilities as outlined on the Office of Student Teaching website http://www.mcgill.ca/ost.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Summer 2013, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Fiona J Benson (Summer) Fiona J Benson (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: EDFE 200 or EDFE 209 or EDFE 246 or EDFE 205
    • Corequisite: EDEC 253
    • Restrictions: B.Ed. (K/Elementary) students. Not open to students who have taken EDFE 253.
    • Note: Expectations for this field experience, according to your program can be found at www.mcgill.ca/ost.
  • EDFE 306 Third Field Experience (Kindergarten/Elementary) (8 credits)

    Offered by: Education - Dean's Office (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Student Teaching : Supervised student teaching in a school. Students are expected to apprise themselves of Field Experience, dates, duration and responsibilities as outlined on the Office of Student Teaching website http://www.mcgill.ca/ost.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Fiona J Benson (Fall)

    • Prerequisites: EDEE 275, EDEE 223, EDEE 250, EDEE 282, EDEC 215, (EDFE 256 or EDFE 256D1/D2), (EDEC 253 or EDEC 253D1/D2).
    • Corequisites: EDEE 353, EDEE 355.
    • Restrictions: B.Ed. (K/Elementary) students. Not open to students who have taken EDFE 303.
    • Note: Expectations for this field experience, according to your program can be found at www.mcgill.ca/ost.
  • EDFE 406 Fourth Field Experience (K/Elem) (7 credits)

    Offered by: Education - Dean's Office (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Student Teaching : Supervised student teaching in a school. Students will be expected to assume a much increased responsibility for student learning, classroom management, and evaluation. Students are expected to apprise themselves of Field Experience, dates, duration and responsibilities as outlined on the Office of Student Teaching website http://www.mcgill.ca/ost.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Fiona J Benson (Fall) Fiona J Benson (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: EDEE 223, EDEE 332, EDEE 275, EDEE 282, EDFE 303 or EDFE 306.
    • Corequisite: EDEC 405
    • Restriction: Restricted to B.Ed. (K/Elem) students.
    • Note: Expectations for this field experience, according to your program, can be found at www.mcgill.ca/ost.
  • EDKP 241 Aboriginal Physical Activities (3 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : This course is designed to prepare students to teach physical recreation activities of their Aboriginal culture. The course will include native games, stunts, combatives, gymnastics and dance activities belonging in the cultural context.

    Terms: Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Johanne Vaillant (Winter) Johanne Vaillant (Summer)

    • Restriction: Open only to students in the Certificate in Education for First Nations and Inuit
  • EDKP 292 Nutrition and Wellness (3 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : This course will examine the role of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals and water in a balanced diet. Students will be introduced to the affects of nutrition on exercise, sport performance and wellness. The validity of claims concerning nutrient supplements will be studied.

    Terms: Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Hugues Plourde, Angel Ong (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken EDKP 392
  • EDPE 300 Educational Psychology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Selected theories, models, and concepts relevant to planning and reflecting upon educational practice and improvement. Overview of development, learning, thinking, motivation, individual difference, etc. In relation to applications in classroom teaching and learning, the complementary role of counsellors and psychologists, educational computing and technology. The Youth Protection Act.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Camelia Birlean, Scott Conrod, Gus Appignanesi, Judith Macarthur (Fall) Scott Conrod (Winter) Gus Appignanesi (Summer)

  • EDPI 309 Exceptional Students (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : Evolution of special education to inclusive education; characteristics, teaching practices, and teachers' roles in inclusive classrooms. Overview of characteristics, causes, needs, and teaching strategies for students with each exceptionality, including students with intellectual, emotional, behavioural, sensory, physical and learning differences.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Scott Conrod, Roberta Thomson (Fall) Robert Savage, Gus Appignanesi, Scott Conrod, Clara I Carpintero (Winter)

    • Restriction: Open to B.Ed. and Concurrent students only.
    • Offered through Continuing Education or Summer Studies.
  • EDPI 341 Instruction in Inclusive Schools (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : Planning, implementing and evaluating curriculum and instruction for students with exceptionalities. Using technology and adapting curriculum and instruction for learners with varying abilities, learning styles, and needs. Collaboration with students, families, and other educators in the instructional process. Application component: application of instructional modifications for exceptional students in inclusive schools.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Karen Cohen-Gazith, David Hoida, Michael Sornberger, Casey Finn Lefsrud (Fall) Karen Cohen-Gazith (Winter)

    • Restriction: Open to B.Ed. students only
    • Also offered through Continuing Education.
  • EDSL 247 Second Language Education in Aboriginal Communities (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Education in Second Languages : Issues and considerations in the learning of English or French in Aboriginal communities. Emphasis on teaching a second language to Aboriginal children.

    Terms: Summer 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Restriction: Limited to students enrolled in off-campus programs delivered through First Nations and Inuit Education
  • EDSL 305 L2 Learning: Classroom Settings (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Education in Second Languages : This course provides an introduction to theory and research in second language acquisition (SLA). It is designed to help students understand the processes, developmental patterns and factors contributing to SLA so that the students will be prepared to evaluate and develop teaching procedures in light of this understanding.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Mekhala Sarkar (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: EDSL 300 or LING 200 or LING 201.
  • EDSL 447 Methods in TESL 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Education in Second Languages : Intermediate-level skills in planning and teaching appropriate lessons, activities, and projects for ESL learners in a variety of programs at the elementary and secondary school levels.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: James Howden (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: EDSL 350
    • Corequisite: EDSL 311
  • RELG 207 The Study of World Religions 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : An introduction to the study of Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam and Primal Religions.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Arvind Sharma (Winter)

    • Winter

Complementary Courses (12 credits)

12 credits of courses selected as described below.

Language - Complementary Component

6 credits from the following language courses chosen according to language group and fluency:

Algonquin

  • EDEC 234 Algonquin Second Language 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : Students will continue their study of Algonquin syntax and morphology and improve their literacy. Oral skills will focus on basic interactions and classroom commands. Students will become aware of the difficulties encountered in learning a second language and consider implications for their students' language learning.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EDEE 293
  • EDEE 293 Algonquin Second Language 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (School of Continuing Studies)

    Administered by: Centre for Continuing Education

    Overview

    Elementary Education : Students will develop a basic knowledge of the Algonquin phonological system and gain some understanding of the morphological and syntactic rules, the stress and intonation patterns which control the language, and how Algonquin culture is reflected in the language.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • EDEE 294 Algonquin Language 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (School of Continuing Studies)

    Administered by: Centre for Continuing Education

    Overview

    Elementary Education : Students will learn the Algonquin phonological system. They will focus on animate/inanimate and inflections for agreement, aspect, tense and number. They will analyze word generation conventions and derive Algonquin labels to describe how Algonquin operates.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • EDEE 295 Algonquin Language 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Elementary Education : Students will continue their earlier study of the language. Items dealt with will include complex tenses, complex sentence structures, e.g. conditionals, subordination, embedded structure, as well as the study of nominalizing verbs and verbalizing nouns. Importance will be placed on developing writing and reading skills.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EDEE 294

Cree

  • EDEC 241 Cree Language 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : Students will learn their own phonology and see how the phonological system is reflected in dialects. They will learn the spelling rules and develop their literacy skills in syllabics. Finally, they will derive Cree grammatical terms and begin to study Cree morphology and syntax.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • EDEC 242 Cree Language 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : Students will study the morphology and syntax analysis of Cree at a more advanced level and begin the study of word generation conventions. In addition, features of Cree that are difficult in first language acquisition will be highlighted and implications for classroom practice discussed.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EDEC 241

Inuktitut

  • EDEC 403 The Dialects of Inuktitut (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : Study of the main Eskimo-Aleut dialects from Siberia to Greenland, looking at the effect of Inuit migrations across the Arctic on the development of dialectical differences. The main phonological, grammatical and lexical differences between the dialects and the patterns underlying these differences will be examined.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EDEE 344
  • EDEE 249 Inuktitut Orthography and Grammar (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Elementary Education : Structure and morphology of Inuktitut for teachers working in that language. Use of orthography, both qaliujaaqpait (Roman script) and qaniujaaqpait (syllabics) as established by the Inuit Cultural Association.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: Fluency in Inuktitut

Mi'kmaq

  • EDEC 237 Mi'kmaq Second Language 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : Students will gain a basic understanding of Mi'kmaq syntax and morphology, and stress and intonation patterns of the language. Students will develop literacy and learn what makes Mi'kmaq distinctive as well as how the culture is reflected in the language.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • EDEC 238 Mi'kmaq Second Language 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : Students will continue their study of Mi'kmaq syntax and morphology and improve their literacy. Oral skills will focus on basic interactions and classroom commands. Students will discuss the difficulties encountered in learning a second language and consider implications for their students' language learning.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EDEC 237
  • EDEC 239 Mi'kmaq Language 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : Students will learn the phonological system and develop their literacy skills. They will also begin to explore Mi'kmaq syntax and morphology. Word generation conventions will be introduced and Mi'kmaq labels developed to describe how the language functions.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • EDEC 240 Mi'kmaq Language 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : Students will continue their syntactical and morphological analysis of Mi'kmaq and further develop their reading and writing skills. Features of Mi'kmaq that are difficult for second language learners will be highlighted and implications for classroom practice discussed.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EDEC 239

Mohawk

  • EDEC 236 Mohawk Second Language 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : Students will continue their study of Mohawk syntax and morphology and improve their literacy. Oral skills will focus on basic interactions and classroom commands. Students will discuss the difficulties encountered in learning a second language and consider implications for their students' language learning.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EDEE 296
  • EDEE 296 Mohawk Second Language 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (School of Continuing Studies)

    Administered by: Centre for Continuing Education

    Overview

    Elementary Education : Students will develop a basic knowledge of the Mohawk phonological system and have some understanding of the morphological and syntactic rules, the stress and intonation patterns which control the language, and how Mohawk culture is reflected in the language.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • EDEE 297 Mohawk Language 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (School of Continuing Studies)

    Administered by: Centre for Continuing Education

    Overview

    Elementary Education : Students will learn the Mohawk phonological system (including glottal stop, length mark, up and down stress). Syntactically and morphologically, they will focus on the pronoun system (tense included). Word generation conventions will be analyzed and Mohawk labels developed to describe how the language functions.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • EDEE 298 Mohawk Language 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Elementary Education : Students will complete their earlier study of the predictable items in the language, and then will focus on the non-predictable items in Mohawk: irregular verbs, reflexive and semi-reflexive verbs, purposive stem, translocative, etc. Importance will be placed on developing reading and writing skills.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EDEE 297

Naskapi

  • EDEC 227 Naskapi Language 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : The phonological system, including syntax and morphology. Word generation conventions will be analyzed and labels will be developed to describe how the language functions.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • EDEC 228 Naskapi Language 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : The morphology and syntax analysis of Naskapi at a more advanced level, including the study of word generation conventions. Importance will be placed on developing reading and writing skills.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EDEC 227

Media, Technology, Computers and Education - Complementary Component

3 credits from:

  • EDEC 262 Media, Technology and Education (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : Orientation to the equipment and systems of educational technology. Examination of theories of educational technology, media education and technology education and the exploration and development of possible applications in school settings.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Lisa Trimble, Melanie Wilson (Fall) Lisa Trimble (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken EDEC 402. Students who have taken or are taking EDPT 200 or EDPT 204 cannot take this couse for credit.

Education - Complementary Component

3 credits from:

  • EDEC 233 First Nations and Inuit Education (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : Study of First Nations and Inuit schools as diverse social, cultural, linguistic, political and pedagogical settings. Considers school and community minority-majority interactions and their influence on teaching and learning in educational settings. Examines how a teacher's personal practice can be influenced by an understanding of these factors.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Elma Doris Moses (Fall)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken, or are taking, EDEC 248 or EDEC 249
  • EDEC 248 Multicultural Education (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : Introduction to theories about intercultural and multicultural education in Quebec and Canadian schools.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Bronwen Low, Marianne Filion, Lerona Lewis (Fall) Donna Lee Smith, Lerona Lewis (Winter)

    • Restriction: Students who have taken or are taking EDEC 249 or EDEC 233 cannot take this course for credit.
  • EDEC 249 Global Education and Social Justice (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : A cross-curricular, interdisciplinary approach to teaching/creating learning experiences for students. It will foster critical thinking and nurture lifelong global understanding, active engagement and participation in relation to questions of social, economic, and environmental justice, by infusing these issues in the classroom.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Abdul Aziz Choudry (Fall)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken, or are taking, EDEC 233 or EDEC 248
  • EDPC 208 Native Families' Dynamics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (School of Continuing Studies)

    Administered by: Centre for Continuing Education

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : Adolescent sexuality and concurrent problems, substance addictions, physical abuse and violence, and suicide within the milieu of the native family, with a review of possible basic interventions for remediation. The roles of teachers, counsellors, social workers, physicians and legal authorities.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EDPC 203
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