Courses by Department - Education

Education

EDUC-1810(3) EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP WITHIN A SERVICE-LEARNING FRAMEWORK Service learning is an educational approach that integrates service in the community with intentional learning outcomes. By providing students with the opportunity to frame theoretical learning in real-life situations, service-leaming leads students to broaden their horizons and to change their perspectives on their participation as citizens of a diverse democracy. This course utilizes a methodology that combines academic instruction, meaningful service and critical reflective thinking to promote student learning and civic responsibility. Students should have flexibility in their schedule as they must complete 40 hours of community service at a designated site as part of the course requirements.
RESTRICTIONS: Students may not receive credit for both EDUC-1810(3) and the former EDUC- 2800(3)

EDUC-1802(3) EDUCATION TODAY (WEC): AN INTRODUCTION TO TEACHING This course offers a survey for those interested in the Manitoba K-S4 education system. Its major objective is to further students' understanding of the relevant social, legal, and political factors that provide the context for life in the classroom and for the teacher-student relationship. This course is intended for students admitted to the Winnipeg Education Centre program. Students in this course will have a practicum experience consisting of a 1/2 day per week for 10 weeks plus an 8 day block.
RESTRICTIONS: Students may not receive credit for both EDUC-1802(3) and Educ-1801(3) or the former EDUC-1001(3) or EDUC-1002(3)

EDUC-2242(3) METHODS OF CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN EDUCATIONAL SETTINGS This course will provide practical applications of conflict resolution skills, for teaching conflict resolution and for the implementation of conflict management programs from elementary to secondary levels. Practical skills for conflict resolution in the classroom, in the home, in the peer group, and in staff relations will be developed. Areas of skill learning will include conflict mediation, listening skills, responding to anger and violence, and classroom management. A practicum component will be included to provide the opportunity to link theory to practice.
PREREQUISITES: EDUC/CRS-2232(3) or EDUC-1801(3) or EDUC-1002(3) and CRS/MSC-1200(6).
CROSS-LISTED: Conflict Resolution Studies CRS-2242(3)

EDUC-2512(1) LEARNING THEORY PRACTICUM This course offers practical teaching experience in the schools under the guidance and supervision of practicum host teachers. Students complete 10 days of practicum over the fall or winter term. This course must be taken concurrently with EDUC-2511(3) and will be closely integrated with that course's assignments.
COREQUISITES: EDUC-2511(3)

EDUC-2514(1) LEARNING THEORY PRACTICUM (WEC) This course offers practical teaching experience in the schools under the guidance and supervision of practicum host teachers. This course must be taken concurrently with EDUC-2511(3) and will be closely integrated with that course's assignments. Students in this course will have a practicum experience consisting of one day per week for 10 weeks, plus an eight day block.
COREQUISITES: EDUC-2511(3)

EDUC-3811(2) TEACHING/LEARNING AND THE K-8 CURRICULUM PRACTICUM This course offers practical teaching experience in the schools under the guidance and supervision of practicum host teachers. Students complete 10 days of practicum in the fall term and 10 days of practicum in the winter term for a total of 20 days. This course must be taken concurrently with EDUC-3810(6) and will be closely integrated with that course's assignments.
PREREQUISITES: EDUC-2511(3) and EDUC-2512(1) or EDUC-2514(1).
COREQUISITES: EDUC- 3810(6).
RESTRICTIONS: Students may not receive credit for both EDUC-3811(2) and EDUC- 3811(1).5 or EDUC-3802(1).5 or EDUC-3804(1).5.

EDUC-38U(2) TEACHING/LEARNING AND THE K-8 CURRICULUM PRACTICUM (WEC) This course offers practical teaching experience in the schools under the guidance and supervision of practicum host teachers. Students complete 20 days of practicum over .two terms (fall and winter) and an eight day block over two terms (fall and winter). This course must be taken concurrently with EDUC- 3810(6) and will be closely integrated with that course's assignments.
PREREQUISITES: EDUC-2511(3), EDUC-2514(1) and EDUC-2601(3).

EDUC-4406(3) PROGRAMMING FOR SPECIAL NEEDS This course enhances understanding of various special needs among students in inclusive early, middle and senior years school settings. Topics to be addressed include learning disabilities, ADHD, mild cognitive delays, autism, behaviour disorders, sensory impairments, and physical/health challenges. Aspects of special education service delivery also will be examined, including referral, assessment, IEP development, and adaptive programming. A flexible five half day practicum in a school setting will provide students with the experiential link from theory to practice. The practicum may be integrated within the student's current teaching block or a new placement will be arranged.
PREREQUISITES: EDUC-2513(3) or EDUC-3810(6)
RESTRICTIONS: May not be taken by students with standing in the former EDUC-3501(3)

EDUC-4407(3) ENRICHMENT AND TALENT DEVELOPMENT This introductory course to gifted education considers philosophy, theoretical models, and issues such as acceleration, segregation versus integration, and appropriate teaching techniques. The course emphasizes practical strategies such as curriculum compacting, mentorship, creative problem solving, self directed learning, and the development of theme units. Throughout, the general focus is on enrichment programming for talent development. A portion of the course may involve a practicum/mentoring placement, where students guide children or adolescents from a partnering school division (or divisions) through a higher order enrichment activity or project.
PREREQUISITES: EDUC-2513(3) or EDUC-3810(6) or EDUC-4002(6)
RESTRICTIONS: May not be taken by students with standing in the former EDUC-3502(3)

EDUC-4872(2.5) PRACTICUM BLOCK I - EARLY YEARS This course offers teaching experience in Early Years settings under the guidance and supervision of practicum host teachers. This practicum includes a 5 week block plus 1 day a week experience for a total of 9 days and may include a start of school experience if appropriate.
PREREQUISITE: Available only to students admitted to the certification portion of the program.

EDUC-4873(2.5) PRACTICUM BLOCK I - MIDDLE YEARS This course offers teaching experience in Middle Years settings under the guidance and supervision of practicum host teachers. This practicum includes a 5 week block plus 1 day a week experience for a total of 9 days and may include a start of school experience if appropriate.
PREREQUISITE: Available only to students admitted to the certification portion of the program.

EDUC-4874(2.5) PRACTICUM BLOCK I - SENIOR YEARS This course offers teaching experience in Senior Years settings under the guidance and supervision of practicum host teachers. This practicum includes a 5 week block plus 1 day a week experience for a total of 9 days and may include a start of school experience if appropriate.
PREREQUISITE: Available only to students admitted to the certification portion of the program.

EDUC-4875(2.5) PRACTICUM BLOCK II - EARLY YEARS This course offers teaching experience in Early Years settings under the guidance and supervision of practicum host teachers. This practicum includes a 5 week block plus 1 day a week experience for a total of 9 days and may include a start of school experience if appropriate.
PREREQUISITE: Available only to students admitted to the certification portion of the program; completion of EDUC- 4872(2.5).

EDUC-4876(2.5) PRACTICUM BLOCK II - MIDDLE YEARS This course offers teaching experience in Middle Years settings under the guidance and supervision of practicum host teachers. This practicum includes a 5 week block plus 1 day a week experience for a total of 9 days and may include a start of school experience if appropriate.
PREREQUISITE: Available only to students admitted to the certification portion of the program; completion of EDUC-4872(2.5).

EDUC-4877(2.5) PRACTICUM BLOCK II - SENIOR YEARS This course offers teaching experience in Senior Years settings under the guidance and supervision of practicum host teachers. This practicum includes a 5 week block plus 1 day a week experience for a total of 9 days and may include a start of school experience if appropriate.
PREREQUISITE: Available only to students admitted to the certification portion of the program; completion of EDUC-4873(2.5).

EDUC-4878(2.5) PRACTICUM BLOCK III - EARLY YEARS This course offers teaching experience in Early Years settings under the guidance and supervision of practicum host teachers. This practicum includes a 5 week block plus 1 day a week experience for a total of 9 days and may include a start of school experience if appropriate.
PREREQUISITE: Available only to students admitted to the certification portion of the program.

EDUC-4879(2.5) PRACTICUM BLOCK III - MIDDLE YEARS This course offers teaching experience in Middle Years settings under the guidance and supervision of practicum host teachers. This practicum includes a 5 week block plus 1 day a week experience for a total of 9 days and may include a start of school experience if appropriate.
PREREQUISITE: Available only to students admitted to the certification portion of the program.

EDUC-4880(2.5) PRACTICUM BLOCK III - SENIOR YEARS This course offers teaching experience in Senior Years settings under the guidance and supervision of practicum ho'st teachers. This practicum includes a 5 week block plus 1 day a week experience for a total of 9 days and may include a start of school experience if appropriate.
PREREQUISITE: Available only to students admitted to the certification portion of the program.

EDUC-4881(2.5) PRACTICUM BLOCK IV - EARLY YEARS This course offers teaching experience in Early Years settings under the guidance and supervision of practicum host teachers. This practicum includes a 5 week block plus 1 day a week experience for a total of 9 days and may include a start of school experience if appropriate.
PREREQUISITE: Available only to students admitted to the certification portion of the program; completion of EDUC-4879(2.5).

EDUC-4882(2.5) PRACTICUM BLOCK IV- MIDDLE YEARS This course offers teaching experience in Middle Years settings under the guidance and supervision of practicum host teachers. This practicum includes a 5 week block plus 1 day a week experience for a total of 9 days and may include a start of school experience if appropriate.
PREREQUISITE: Available only to students admitted to the certification portion of the program; completion of EDUC-4879(2.5).

EDUC-4883(2.5) PRACTICUM BLOCK IV - SENIOR YEARS This course offers teaching experience in Senior Years settings under the guidance and supervision of practicum host teachers. This practicum includes a 5 week block plus 1 day a week experience for a total of 9 days and may include a start of school experience if appropriate.
PREREQUISITE: Available only to students admitted to the certification portion of the program; completion of EDUC-4880(2.5).

EDUC-4884(3) PRACTICUM BLOCK - RED RIVER COLLEGE This course offers teaching experience in Senior Years settings under the guidance and supervision of practicum host teachers. This practicum includes a 5 week block plus 1 day a week of experience for a total of 9 days and may include a start of school experience if appropriate.
PREREQUISITE: Available only to students in the Joint UW/RRC Business, Industrial, Aboriginal Language or the full-time Vocational Teacher Education Programs who have been admitted to the certification portion of the program.

EDUC-4887(2.5) SUPPLEMENTAL PRACTICUM This course offers supplemental teaching experience under the guidance and supervision of practicum host teachers. This practicum includes a 5 week block and may include a 1 day a week experience for a total of 9 days and/or may include a start of school experience if appropriate. This practicum is typically taken in conjunction with one or more Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment courses. This course, in conjunction with the Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment courses, must be passed in order to fulfil degree requirements.
PREREQUISITE: Recommendation of the Performance Review Committee and written permission of the Chair of the Performance Review Committee or Director of Student Teaching.

EDUC-4891(3) PRACTICUM BLOCK-VOCATIONAL EDUCATION This course offers teaching experience in Senior Years settings under the guidance and supervision ofpracticum host teachers. A minimum of 110 hours of actual teaching must be completed.
PREREQUISITE: EDUC-4890(3). ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Students must be in the Joint UW/RRC Vocational Education Teacher Program and employed full-time as teachers.

EDUC-5426(3) SCHOOL COUNSELLING PRACTICUM SKILLS The practicum skills course provides students with the opportunity to practice counselling skills and techniques in a supervised lab setting. Students analyze case studies and use digital recordings to practice counselling, consulting and coordinating skills. Students are required to conduct 10 individual counselling sessions with a client. Students are expected to demonstrate a progression of skills that allow gradual progress into direct service with students in a school setting (under guidance of a site supervisor.)
PREREQUISITE: A Bachelor of Education degree and 2 years of appropriate teaching/work experience; or permission of instructor. Additional requirements: Successful completion of 12 credit hours in the counselling stream of compulsory courses (EDUCC-5420, EDUC-5421, EDUC-5422, EDUC-5423, and EDUC-5425) and 12 credit hours in counselling elective courses. Students must complete 24 credit hours in the counselling stream before registering for the practicum skills course.

EDUC-5427(3)  SUPERVISED SCHOOL COUNSELLING PRACTICUM The practicum in school counselling provides an opportunity for students to synthesize the theoretical information on individual counselling and group counselling from their coursework and apply it in an early, middle, or senior years school setting. The course provides both a laboratory experience and a field experience under the joint supervision of a U of W supervisor and a site supervisor. The school counselling practicum is designed to assist students in learning the function and procedures that accompany the role of a school counselor through observation, shadowing, and reviewing relevant documentation. Students are required to complete a minimum of 100 hours at the practicum site. Please see website on current application procedures. Field placements are limited and placements will only be arranged by the Faculty of Education Placement Coordinator. Students may not complete their practicum in the same school division, or during the same hours, in which they work.
PREREQUISITE: A Bachelor of Education degree and 2 years of appropriate teaching/work experience; or permission of instructor. Successful completion and a grade of B or higher in EDUC- 5426 School Counselling Practicum Skills. Demonstrated evidence of professional behaviour and ethical conduct. Students registering for the practicum must have successfully completed all of their compulsory courses and written permission must be obtained from an academic advisor prior to registering for this course.

EDUC-5427(3) SUPERVISED SCHOOL COUNSELLING PRACTICUM The practicum in school counselling provides an opportunity for students to synthesize the theoretical information on individual counselling and group counselling from their coursework and apply it in an early, middle, or senior years school setting. The course provides both a laboratory experience and a field experience under the joint supervision of a U of W supervisor and a site supervisor. The school counselling practicum is designed to assist students in learning the function and procedures that accompany the role of a school counselor through observation, shadowing, and reviewing relevant documentation. Students are required to complete a minimum of 100 hours at the practicum site. Please see website on current application procedures. Field placements are limited and placements will only be arranged by the Faculty of Education Placement Coordinator. Students may not complete their practicum in the same school division, or during the same hours, in which they work.
PREREQUISITE: A Bachelor of Education degree and 2 years of appropriate teaching/work experience; or permission of instructor. Successful completion and a grade of B or higher in EDUC- 5426 School Counselling Practicum Skills. Demonstrated evidence of professional behaviour and ethical conduct. Students registering for the practicum must have successfully completed all of their compulsory courses and written permission must be obtained from an academic advisor prior to registering for this course.

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