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

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 Indigenous 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.

    Terms: Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: James Howden (Winter) Ruth R Salt (Summer)

  • EDEA 243 Cultural Skills 2 (3 credits)

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

    Overview

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

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • 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 2017, Summer 2018

    Instructors: Eun-Ji Kim, Chloe Garcia, Marcia Kennedy-Gaul, Heather McPherson, Sheryl Smith-Gilman, Donald Houston, Stephen Peters (Fall) Sheryl Smith-Gilman (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 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Sheryl Smith-Gilman, Nazeeha Khoja, Dale Boyle, Kayla Johnson, Alice Duff, Mary Wapachee, Susie Matoush, Pearl Weistche, Louise Cheechoo, Louisa George, Barbara Georgekish, Frances D Mark (Fall) Ehaab Abdou, Dale Boyle (Winter)

    • 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 2017, Summer 2018

    Instructors: Jill Brook, James Howden (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: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 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 2017, Summer 2018

    Instructors: Tino Bordonaro (Fall) Jason Lister (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 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: James Howden (Fall) James Howden, Shirley Moar, Lillian Diamond (Winter) Micaela Winton, Ginette Clarke, Marcia Kennedy-Gaul, Constance Buki, Jason Lister, Rose Dixon-Gilpin (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 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Boyd Eric White (Fall) Boghos Zanazanian (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 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 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Roxanne Desforges, Lisa Trimble (Fall) George Milton, Roxanne Desforges, Ravinder Kumar Ravinder Kumar, Brian Andrew Benoit (Winter)

  • EDEC 342 Intermediate Indigenous Language (3 credits)

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

    Overview

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

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite(s): EDEC 289 or equivalent, e.g. EDEC 273, EDEC 278 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: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • 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.

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken EDEE 344.

  • 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 2018

    Instructors: Constance Buki, Jason Lister, Ginette Clarke, Jose Manuel Canella (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: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 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 : Different approaches to language arts education in the contexts of kindergarten and elementary classrooms will be investigated. Explores current research and theories related to language and literacy development, learning and teaching. Opportunities for cultivating techniques for aligning language arts pedagogy, curriculum, instruction and assessment will be provided.

    Terms: Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: Beverly May, Maija-Liisa Harju (Winter) Catherine Dench (Summer)

  • 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 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: Annie Savard, Dominic Manuel, Alexandre Soares Cavalcante, Noor Affana, Stephen Peters, Janie Cox-Head, Lucie Stephen-Trapper, Lillian Wapachee, Marion Lynn Petawabano, Emma Neeposh, Mary Ann Ottereyes (Fall) Stephen Peters (Winter) Stephen Peters (Summer)

  • 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 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: Sheryl Smith-Gilman (Winter) Kimberly Ann Naugler (Summer)

  • 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 2018

    Instructors: Teresa Strong, Elizabeth Ford, Lisa Philip (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 2017

    Instructors: Dawn Wiseman, Caroline Joan Riches (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: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Dawn Wiseman, Caroline Joan Riches (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 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Mitchell McLarnon (Fall)

    • 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 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: Philip S Howard (Winter)

  • 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 2017, Summer 2018

    Instructors: Teresa Strong (Fall) Daphne Symeonides (Summer)

    • 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 2018

    Instructors: Marta Kobiela, Annie Savard, Dominic Manuel (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 2017

    Instructors: Sheryl Smith-Gilman, Teresa Germano, Ginette Clarke, Marcia Kennedy-Gaul (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 2017, Winter 2018

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

  • 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 2017

    Instructors: Wing Yu Chan, Maihemuti Dilimulati (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 2018

    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 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: Fiona J Benson (Fall) 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 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

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

    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 2017, Winter 2018

    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 : Designed to prepare students to teach physical recreation activities of their Indigenous culture such as Indigenous games, stunts, combatives, gymnastics and dance activities belonging in the cultural context.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • 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 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

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

  • 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 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: David Hoida, Roberta Thomson (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 2017, Summer 2018

    Instructors: Karen Cohen-Gazith, Amanda Saxe, Gus Appignanesi (Fall) Beatrice Gilpin Mayappo, Mary Wapachee, Hannah Jacob Moses, Susan Masty, Eva Moar Happyjack, Mary Ann Ottereyes (Summer)

    • 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 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 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 2017

    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 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 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 : Continues the study of Algonquin syntax and morphology with the objective of improving student literacy. Focus on the oral skills associated with basic and classroom interaction and the difficulties encountered by additional language learners. Additional emphasis on implications for additional language teaching and learning.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite(s): EDEC 270

    • 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 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 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 : Continues earlier study of the Algonquin language with a focus on complex tenses, complex sentence structures (e.g., conditionals, subordination, embedded structure), and nominalizing verbs and verbalizing nouns. Objective is to develop reading and writing skills.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EDEC 272

    • 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: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 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 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

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 2017

    Instructors: Eyuka Pinguatuk (Fall)

    • 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 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 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: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

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

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

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : Continues the study of Mi'gmaw syntax and morphology with the objective of improving student literacy. Focus on the oral skills associated with basic and classroom interaction and the difficulties encountered by additional language learners. Additional emphasis on implications for additional language teaching and learning.

    Terms: Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EDEC 237

    • **Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the third lecture day and withdrawal is the sixth lecture day.**

  • EDEC 239 Mi'gmaw Language 1 (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : An introduction to the study of the phonological system of Mi'gmaw for the purpose of literacy skills development. Explores Mi'gmaw syntax and morphology, word generation conventions, and Mi'gmaw labeling in order to develop understanding of the functioning of the Mi'gmaw language.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 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: Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EDEC 239

    • **Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the third lecture day and withdrawal is the sixth lecture day.**

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 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 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 : Continues the study of Mohawk syntax and morphology with the objective of improving student literacy. Focus on the oral skills associated with basic and classroom interaction and the difficulties encountered by additional language learners. Additional emphasis on implications for additional language teaching and learning.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EDEC 275

    • 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 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 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 : Continues earlier study of the predictable items in the Mohawk language and introduces an examination of non-predictable items: irregular verbs, reflexive and semi-reflexive verbs, purposive stem, translocative, etc. Objective is to develop reading and writing skills.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EDEC 277

    • 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 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 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 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Education - Complementary Component

3 credits from:

  • EDEC 233 Indigenous Education (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : An exploration of Indigenous knowledge and pedagogy, primarily in Canada but also world-wide. Consideration of the diverse social, cultural, linguistic, political, and pedagogical histories of Indigenous communities. Examines how a teacher's professional identity and practice can be influenced by an understanding of Indigenous knowledge and worldviews.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Janine Metallic (Winter)

  • 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 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Ratna Ghosh (Fall) Hala Mreiwed, 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 2017

    Instructors: Abdul Aziz Choudry (Fall)

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

  • EDEM 502 Indigenous Family Dynamics and Supporting Institutions (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : Examination of Indigenous family dynamics and 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 Indigenous children. Relationships of noneducational to educational services.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Sandra Deer (Winter)

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

Faculty of Education—2017-2018 (last updated Aug. 23, 2017) (disclaimer)