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

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

Program Requirements

Revision, November 2016. Start of revision.

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 514-398-4527.

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/dise/fnie/teachcert/kelemfnie/current.

Required Courses (111 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: Fall 2016, Winter 2017, Summer 2017

    Instructors: Elsie House, Ruth R Salt, Alice Duff, Mary Wapachee, Susie Matoush, Pearl Weistche, Louise Cheechoo, Jane Longchap, Frances D Mark, Barbara Georgekish, Louisa George (Winter)

  • 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: Fall 2016

    Instructors: Annie Tertiluk (Fall)

    • 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 2016, Winter 2017, Summer 2017

    Instructors: Sheryl Smith-Gilman, Donald Houston, Ginette Clarke, Diane Rinaldis, Chloe Garcia, Teresa Germano, James Howden (Fall) Mary Diamond-Bear, Rose Dixon-Gilpin (Winter) Sheryl Smith-Gilman, James Howden (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 2016, Winter 2017, Summer 2017

    Instructors: Sheryl Smith-Gilman, Mindy Carter, Sumanthra Govender, Doreen Starke-Meyerring (Fall) Mirian Perez, Sara Doody (Winter) Ashley DeMartini, Emma Neeposh, Susie Matoush, Mary Wapachee, Hannah Jacob Moses, Alice Duff, Louisa George (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 2016, Summer 2017

    Instructors: Jill Brook (Fall) Jill Brook (Summer)

  • EDEC 216 Indigenous Language Requirement

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

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : The Indigenous Language Requirement is a program requirement. Students will be required to fulfill the Indigenous language competencies of the program through the successful completion of 4 courses in their Indigenous Language.

    Terms: Fall 2016, Winter 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

    • Limited to students enrolled in off-campus programs delivered through the Office of First Nations and Inuit Education.

  • 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 2016, Summer 2017

    Instructors: Tino Bordonaro (Fall) Noel C Burke (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 2016, Summer 2017

    Instructors: James Howden (Fall) Ginette Clarke, Marcia Kennedy-Gaul, Kimberley Sanchez-Soares (Summer)

  • 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 2016, Winter 2017, Summer 2017

    Instructors: Boyd Eric White, Nasim Noroozi (Fall) Kevin Michael McDonough (Winter) Stephen Peters (Summer)

    • 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 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 2016, Winter 2017, Summer 2017

    Instructors: Lisa Trimble, Thomas James Fullerton (Fall) Lisa Trimble, George Milton (Winter) Alain Rochefort (Summer)

    • 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.

  • EDEC 342 Intermediate Indigenous Language (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : A study for second language speakers, of Indigenous language phonology and structure, emphasizing the connection between the two, demonstrating the orderliness of many dialectic differences.

    Terms: Summer 2017

    Instructors: Caroline Inukpuk (Summer)

    • Prerequisite(s): EDEE 249 or equivalent, e.g. EDEE 295, EDEE 298 or permission of Director

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken EDEE 342. Limited to students enrolled in off-campus programs delivered through the Office of First Nations and Inuit Education.

  • EDEC 344 Advanced Indigenous Language (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : The final course in a set dealing with Indigenous phonology and structure. An understanding of basic Indigenous syntax in particular, rules governing verb and possessive endings.

    Terms: Fall 2016

    Instructors: James Howden (Fall)

    • Prerequisite(s): EDEE 342 or permission of Director

    • Limited to students enrolled in off-campus programs delivered through the Office of First Nations and Inuit Education.

  • 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 2017

    Instructors: Constance Buki, Ginette Clarke, Jose Manuel Canella, Chloe Garcia, Jason Lister (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: EDEE 355

    • Corequisite: EDFE 406

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

  • EDEC 591 Cultural Values and Socialization (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : An introduction to the educational implications of cultural values and patterns of socialization of youth. Topics will include a description of the cultural values of Indigenous peoples, home styles of communication, learning and discipline and intercultural educational issues.

    Terms: Summer 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken EDEE 291.

  • 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: Fall 2016, Winter 2017

    Instructors: James Howden (Fall) Beverly May, Maija-Liisa Harju (Winter)

  • 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 2016, Winter 2017

    Instructors: Annie Savard, Dominic Manuel, Sophie Pinard, Stephen Peters (Fall) Patrick Ryan (Winter)

  • EDEE 253 Kindergarten Classroom Pedagogy (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Elementary Education : 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 2017

    Instructors: Sheryl Smith-Gilman (Winter)

  • EDEE 260 Reading Methods - Kindergarten/Elementary (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Elementary Education : Methods and materials for the teaching of reading.

    Terms: Winter 2017

    Instructors: Robert Savage, Teresa Strong, Elizabeth Ford (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 2016, Winter 2017

    Instructors: Dawn Wiseman (Fall)

    • The course includes a fee of $15 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 273 Elementary School Science 2 (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Elementary Education : 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 2017

    Instructors: Dawn Wiseman (Winter)

    • Prerequisite(s): EDEE 270

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken EDEE 275.

    • The course EDEE 273 includes a $12 fee 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: Fall 2016, Winter 2017

    Instructors: Tino Bordonaro (Fall) Betsy Annahatak (Winter)

    • Restriction: Faculty of Education students.

  • EDEE 283 Social Studies Pedagogy (3 credits)

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

    Overview

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

    Terms: Winter 2017, Summer 2017

    Instructors: Philip S Howard, Jason Lister (Winter) Louisa George, Emma Neeposh, Mary Petawabano, Mary Diamond-Bear (Summer)

  • 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 2016

    Instructors: Teresa Strong (Fall)

    • 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 2017

    Instructors: Marta Kobiela, Annie Savard, Dominic Manuel, Stephen Peters, James Howden (Winter)

  • EDEE 353 Third Year Professional Seminar (Kindergarten/Elementary) (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 2016

    Instructors: Sheryl Smith-Gilman, Marcia Kennedy-Gaul, Teresa Germano (Fall)

  • 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 2016

    Instructors: Christina Ryan Delaney, Beverly May, Lesley Pasquin, Johanne Vaillant (Fall)

  • EDER 309 The Religious Quest (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Religious Studies : An approach to the study of religious experience as expressed in humanity's major religious traditions, especially Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism.

    Terms: Fall 2016

    Instructors: Sabrina Jafralie (Fall)

  • 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 2017

    Instructors: Marianne Filion (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. 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 2016, Winter 2017, Summer 2017

    Instructors: Fiona J Benson, James Howden (Fall) James Howden (Winter) Fiona J Benson, James Howden (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 2016, Summer 2017

    Instructors: James Howden (Fall) Fiona J Benson (Summer)

  • 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 2016

    Instructors: Fiona J Benson (Fall)

  • 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 2016, Winter 2017

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

  • EDKP 241 Indigenous 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 Indigenous culture. The course will include native games, stunts, combatives, gymnastics and dance activities belonging in the cultural context.

    Terms: Fall 2016, Winter 2017, Summer 2017

    Instructors: Catherine Boivin (Fall) Alice Duff, Louisa George, Frances D Mark, Barbara Georgekish, Louise Cheechoo, Jane Longchap, Elsie House, Pearl Weistche, Ruth R Salt, Mary Wapachee, Susie Matoush (Summer)

    • Restriction: Open only to students in the Certificate in Education for First Nations and Inuit and Bachelors of Education First Nations and Inuit Education.

  • 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 2016, Winter 2017

    Instructors: Scott Conrod (Fall) Scott Conrod (Winter)

  • EDPI 309 Diverse Learners (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : Inclusion debates; review of the evolution of the history of inclusive education; models of development ( eco-systemic models); characteristics, teaching practices; teachers' roles in inclusive classrooms. Overview of characteristics, causes, needs, and teaching strategies for diverse and exceptional students, teaching and learning for differences in intellectual, emotional, behavioural, sensory, physical and learning domains found in effective inclusive classrooms. Working with families.

    Terms: Fall 2016, Winter 2017

    Instructors: Roberta Thomson, David Hoida (Fall) Gus Appignanesi (Winter)

    • Restriction: Open to B.Ed. and Concurrent students only.

    • Offered through Continuing Education or Summer Studies.

    • Prerequisite: EDPI 341

  • EDPI 341 Instruction in Inclusive Schools (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : Developing, planning, implementing and evaluating effective learning programs for diverse learners, and consideration of their more general applicability. Adapting curriculum and instruction for learners with varying abilities, learning styles, and needs. Collaboration with students, families, and other educators (or stakeholders) in the instructional process. Application of adaptations at the classroom and school level for all students in inclusive schools.

    Terms: Fall 2016, Winter 2017

    Instructors: Scott Conrod, Karen Cohen-Gazith, Amanda Saxe (Fall) Brian Andrew Benoit, Judith Macarthur (Winter)

    • Restriction: Open to B.Ed. students only

    • Also offered through Continuing Education.

    • Prerequisite: EDPE 300.

  • EDSL 247 Second Language Education in Indigenous 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 Indigenous communities. Emphasis on teaching a second language to Indigenous children.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2016-2017 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

    • Limited to students enrolled in off-campus programs delivered through the Office of First Nations and Inuit Education.

  • EDSL 300 Foundations of L2 Education (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Education in Second Languages : This introduction to the field of second language education provides an overview of the supporting disciplines (e.g., linguistics, psychology, sociology and education) and includes historical and analytical perspectives on the development of L2 teaching through an examination of approaches to L2 instruction and specific teaching methods.

    Terms: Fall 2016

    Instructors: Terry Price (Fall)

Complementary Courses (9 credits)

9 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 270 Algonquin Heritage Language 1 (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : 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 2016-2017 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken EDEE 293.

  • EDEC 271 Algonquin Heritage 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 2016-2017 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

    • Prerequisite(s): EDEE 293

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken EDEC 234.

  • EDEC 272 Algonquin Language 1 (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : 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 2016-2017 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken EDEE 294.

  • EDEC 273 Algonquin Language 2 (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : 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 2016-2017 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EDEE 294

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken EDEE 295.

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: Winter 2017

    Instructors: James Howden (Winter)

  • 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: Winter 2017

    Instructors: James Howden (Winter)

Inuktitut

  • EDEC 289 Inuktitut Orthography and Grammar (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : 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: Fall 2016, Summer 2017

    Instructors: Eyuka Pinguatuk (Fall) Betsy Matt (Summer)

    • Prerequisite: Fluency in Inuktitut

    • Restrictions: Not open to students who have taken EDEE 249.

  • 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 2016-2017 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Mi'gmaw

  • EDEC 237 Mi'gmaw Heritage 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'gmaw syntax and morphology, and stress and intonation patterns of the language. Students will develop literacy and learn what makes Mi'gmaw distinctive as well as how the culture is reflected in the language.

    Terms: Winter 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  • EDEC 238 Mi'gmaw Heritage Language 2 (3 credits)

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

    Overview

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

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2016-2017 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  • EDEC 239 Mi'gmaw 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'gmaw syntax and morphology. Word generation conventions will be introduced and Mi'gmaw labels developed to describe how the language functions.

    Terms: Winter 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  • EDEC 240 Mi'gmaw 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'gmaw and further develop their reading and writing skills. Features of Mi'gmaw that are difficult for language learners will be highlighted and implications for classroom practice discussed.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2016-2017 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Mohawk

  • EDEC 275 Mohawk Heritage Language 1 (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : 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 2016-2017 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken EDEE 296.

  • EDEC 276 Mohawk Heritage 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 2016-2017 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EDEE 296

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken EDEC 236.

  • EDEC 277 Mohawk Language 1 (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : 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 2016-2017 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken EDEE 297.

  • EDEC 278 Mohawk Language 2 (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : 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 2016-2017 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EDEE 297

    • Restrictions: Not open to students who have taken EDEE 298.

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 2016-2017 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 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 2016-2017 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

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: This course is not scheduled for the 2016-2017 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken, or are taking, EDEC 248 or EDEC 249

  • EDEC 248 Equity and Education (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : Introduction to and exploration of contemporary issues and theories about equity in education and society in Quebec/Canada from a range of perspectives, including the historical, political, social, and economic. Provides learning opportunities for future educators to critically reflect upon and engage with equity issues and concerns in relation to schooling, including the exploration of classroom resources and activities that foster anti-racism, anti-oppression and intercultural approaches.

    Terms: Fall 2016, Winter 2017

    Instructors: Ratna Ghosh (Fall) Ratna Ghosh, Hala Mreiwed (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 2016, Winter 2017

    Instructors: Abdul Aziz Choudry (Fall)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken, or are taking, EDEC 233 or EDEC 248

  • EDEM 502 Native Family Dynamics & Supporting Institutions (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : Indigenous family dynamics and examination of educational, social and administrative institutions that support families in the learning process. A study of the interdependency of the various institutions affecting the education of First Nations and Inuit children. Relationships of non-educational to educational services.

    Terms: Summer 2017

    Instructors: Mary Aitchison (Summer)

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken EDEM 202.

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