Certificate in Education for First Nations and Inuit Physical Education (60 credits)

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Offered by: 0149     Degree: Certificate in Education - First Nations and Inuit

Program Requirements

This 60-credit program provides an opportunity for Algonquin, Cree, Inuit, Mi'kmaq, and Mohawk people to become qualified as teachers. It is offered on a part-time basis in Indigenous communities throughout Quebec in collaboration with, for example, the Cree School Board, the Kativik School Board, and various Mi'kmaq, Mohawk, and Algonquin education authorities.

Quebec graduates of this program receive Ministry (MELS) certification to teach at the elementary school level in First Nations and Inuit schools.

On completion of the Certificate requirements, trainees may apply for admission to the Bachelor of Education for Certified Teachers program with up to 30 credits advanced standing. Certain non-credit academic upgrading courses may be required of B.Ed. applicants.

Time Limit
The time limit for completion of the 60-credit Certificate in Education for First Nations and Inuit is 12 years. The University reserves the right to request that a student retake a course or courses after a five-year period if it is felt that too long a break has occurred in the ongoing nature of the training.

Students who specialize in teaching physical education follow the program requirements below.

Required Courses (30 credits)

  • 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, Melanie Wilson, Sarah DesRoches (Fall) Marcia Malcolm, 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 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.

  • 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

  • EDEM 202 Native Family Dynamics & Supporting Institutions (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : Native family dynamics and examination of educational and administrative institutions that support families.

    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.

    • Restriction: Limited to students enrolled in off-campus programs delivered through First Nations and Inuit Education. Not open to students who have taken EDEM 202 and/or EDPC 208

  • 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, Gus Appignanesi, Scott Conrod, Judith Macarthur (Fall) Scott Conrod (Winter) Gus Appignanesi (Summer)

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

    • Restriction: Open to B.Ed. students only

    • Also offered through Continuing Education.

12 credits of practicum courses; students specializing in Physical Education will do a minimum of 6 credits in Physical Education settings.

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

    • Corequisite: EDFE 200

    • Restriction: Open to B.Ed. Secondary and B.Ed. K/Elem. students only

  • 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, Enzo Di Ioia, Beverly May, Marcia Kennedy-Gaul, Teresa Germano, Matthew Agozzino, Helen Amoriggi (Summer)

  • 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)

  • EDFE 300 Aboriginal Education Field Experience (5 credits)

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

    Overview

    Student Teaching : Supervised student teaching of designated subject areas for a minimum of 35 days in an aboriginal elementary school, assuming more responsibility for student learning, classroom management, and formative and summative evaluations.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

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

Complementary Courses (30 credits)

30 credits selected as described below:

6 credits from the following language courses 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.

  • EDEE 293 Algonquin Second Language 1 (3 credits)

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

    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)

    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.

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.

Inuktitut

  • 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

  • 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 Mark-Stewart (Summer)

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.

  • 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.

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.

  • EDEE 296 Mohawk Second Language 1 (3 credits)

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

    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)

    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.

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.

9 credits:

  • 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 342 Physical Education Methods (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : This course is a prerequisite for all field experience and practice.) Designed to prepare students for a teaching/leadership role in physical education. They will examine teaching/leadership effectiveness as it relates to organization and observation techniques, planning, instruction and evaluation of physical activity.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Gordon Oliver, Michael Cicchillitti (Winter)

  • EDKP 494 Physical Education Curriculum Development (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : Analysis of important philosophies, principles, and personal, educational, and societal issues that influence current physical and health education curricula with particular emphasis on the Québec curriculum for Physical Education and Health.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Johanne Vaillant (Winter)

6 credits from the following physical education courses:

List A

9 credits from different subject areas from course List A and course List B with priority given to courses from List A.

  • 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: Melanie Wilson, Lisa Trimble (Fall) Lisa Trimble, Habib Siam, George Milton (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.

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

  • EDEE 241 Teaching Language Arts (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Elementary Education : Organization and planning of Language Arts programs in Inuktitut or another Aboriginal language. Preparation and presentation of lesson sequences. Use of various techniques to improve language skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing.

    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 or another Aboriginal language

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

  • 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)

  • 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 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)

  • 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, Beverly May, Christina Ryan Delaney, Teresa Germano (Fall)

List B

  • EDEA 241 Basic Art Media for Classroom (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Arts Education : An introduction to media that can be easily adapted to elementary classroom studio exploration.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Janette Haggar (Fall) Nancy Veronika Horlik, Janette Haggar (Winter)

    • Arts supplies such as plaster, clay, and paints provided in class. As well, the fee of $15 includes a museum entrance charge for a guided tour. The fee is refundable until the end of the course add/drop period.

  • EDEC 200 Introduction to Inuit Studies (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : An introductory survey of Inuit history, language and culture, and of the social and political issues affecting contemporary Inuit life.

    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 220 Curriculum Development (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : This course, introducing Aboriginal educators to the principles and processes of curriculum development, emphasizes the impact of language and culture on the development of materials. Features of the process of curriculum and materials design, which are strategically important in meeting the needs of Aboriginal students, are highlighted.

    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 243 Teaching: Multigrade Classrooms (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : This course introduces students to concepts and strategies for organizing, teaching, and evaluating learning in classes in which there are students from two, three or four grade levels.

    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 244 Issues in Aboriginal Education (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : The content of this course changes depending on the needs and interests of the students and the educational communities participating in programs administered by First Nations and Inuit Education. It always addresses issues related to Aboriginal education, e.g., local control, development of linguistic and cultural policies.

    Terms: Fall 2012

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

  • 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.

  • EDEE 240 Use and Adaptation of Curricula (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Elementary Education : Provincial or Nunavut curricula as a basis for planning, materials production and evaluation. Methods of adapting curricula to local needs and of developing local courses of study in First Nations and Inuit community schools.

    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 243 Reading Methods in Inuktitut/Cree (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Elementary Education : Overview of reading theories and their application to Inuktitut/Cree; processes used by proficient readers. Methods of teaching reading.

    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/Cree syllabics

  • EDEE 248 Reading and Writing Inuktitut/Cree (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Elementary Education : Methods of teaching syllabic reading and writing. Understanding the principles of sight word reading instruction, child observation, material development and guided instruction.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Eva Inukpuk (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: Fluency in Inuktitut/Cree syllabics

  • EDEE 261 Reading Clinic - Early Childhood (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Elementary Education : Reading problems at a readiness and basic decoding level presented in a clinic format covering classroom diagnosis and remediation.

    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 292 Using Instructional Resources (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Elementary Education : Students will learn to find, assess, and use a variety of instructional resources. Specifically, they will learn how to evaluate the instructional value of software packages and other established audio-visual materials; how to make and use simple audio-visual materials; and how to find additional resource material in the library.

    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 340 Special Topics: Cultural Issues (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Elementary Education : Seminars on Inuit culture or on selected aspects of the culture of First Nations peoples. Topics will include historical cultural contacts, native oral tradition, religious beliefs and cultural change. Preparation of a project on an aspect of First Nations or Inuit life will be required.

    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 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 Mark-Stewart (Summer)

  • 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 345 Literature and Creative Writing 1 (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Elementary Education : A study of the development of oral and written poetry and prose in the various dialects of Inuktitut or of another Aboriginal Language from pre-European contact to the present day. Emphasis on themes and structures in contemporary writings. Original production of poetry, narrative, drama and journalism in the selected language is required of each student.

    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 346 Literature and Creative Writing 2 (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Elementary Education : A continuation of course EDEE 345.

    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 444 First Nations and Inuit Curriculum (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Elementary Education : An introduction to First Nations and Inuit curriculum: how curriculum needs in Aboriginal communities are similar to and different from mainstream ones, the range of ways in which First Nations and Inuit have responded to curriculum needs based on language, culture, and community perceptions.

    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.

  • EDKP 204 Health Education (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : A study of the teacher's role in the total school health program at both elementary and high school levels; current issues in contemporary health education.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Paula Louise Bush (Fall) Johanne Vaillant (Summer)

  • EDKP 224 Foundations of Movement Education (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : This course is designed for the elementary school classroom teacher. It will include the study of basic movement education concepts, principles of movement and the role of movement education in the life of the developing child.

    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.

    • Restriction: Not open to P.E. Majors

  • EDKP 342 Physical Education Methods (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : This course is a prerequisite for all field experience and practice.) Designed to prepare students for a teaching/leadership role in physical education. They will examine teaching/leadership effectiveness as it relates to organization and observation techniques, planning, instruction and evaluation of physical activity.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Gordon Oliver, Michael Cicchillitti (Winter)

  • EDKP 494 Physical Education Curriculum Development (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : Analysis of important philosophies, principles, and personal, educational, and societal issues that influence current physical and health education curricula with particular emphasis on the Québec curriculum for Physical Education and Health.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Johanne Vaillant (Winter)

  • EDPE 377 Adolescence and Education (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Development of personality and social behaviour in adolescence. Problems relating to self-concept, academic achievement, relationships with others, and development of values in a changing culture. Some attention to current criticisms of the school as an agency involved in adolescent development.

    Terms: Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Gus Appignanesi (Winter) Judith Macarthur (Summer)

    • Offered through Continuing Education or Summer Studies

  • 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

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