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EDES145A Mixed Chorus Course Page

Description: A music ensemble designed to provide education students with practical experience in the organization, administration and literature of the mixed chorus. Note: This is a credit/no credit course.

EDES145B Mixed Chorus Course Page

Description: A music ensemble designed to provide education students with practical experience in the organization, administration and literature of the mixed chorus. Note: This is a credit/no credit course.

EDES251A Education Handbell Ringers I Course Page

Description: This course examines repertoire, performance practice, rehearsal techniques and program administration of the handbell choir through a process of practical application. Prerequisite: successful completion of an audition of music reading skills.

EDES251B Education Handbell Ringers I Course Page

Description: This course examines repertoire, performance practice, rehearsal techniques and program administration of the handbell choir through a process of practical application. Prerequisite: successful completion of an audition of music reading skills.

EDES301 Introduction to Teaching in the Middle Years Course Page

Description: This course is an overview of the roles of the teacher in middle years and provides an overview of the middle level curriculum. This course will provide an analysis of the unique nature of middle years education and middle years student. Emphasis is placed upon strategies for planning instruction and assessment within a positive classroom environment. (Restricted to students in the Middle Years Program offered at Red Deer.) Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

EDES340 Active and Interactive Curriculum and Instruction in the Middle Years Course Page

Description: Based on the distinct developmental and societal needs of adolescents, this course will examine the social and curricular frameworks for learning and teaching. It will include theoretical and practical implications of the active and interactive nature of adolescent learning, incorporating a wide range of process and strategies. Prerequisite: Introductory Professional Term. (Restricted to students in the Middle Years Program offered at Red Deer.)

EDES348 Reading in the Junior and Senior High School Course Page

Description: This course focuses on reading strategies for learning all subject areas, with an emphasis on comprehension and critical-thinking.

EDES351A Education Handbell Ringers II Course Page

Description: This course examines repertoire, performance practice, rehearsal techniques and program administration of the handbell choir through a process of practical application. Prerequisite: EDES 251.

EDES351B Education Handbell Ringers II Course Page

Description: This course examines repertoire, performance practice, rehearsal techniques and program administration of the handbell choir through a process of practical application. Prerequisite: EDES 251

EDES361 Introduction to Curriculum and Instruction in Middle Years Art Course Page

Description: This course provides an introduction to visual arts education for middle years. It is comprised of lectures, discussions, audio-visual presentations, and hands-on media experiences. No visual arts background necessary. Prerequisite: Introductory Professional Term. (Restricted to students in the Middle Years Program offered at Red Deer.) Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

EDES362 Language Arts in the Middle Years Course Page

Description: This course will introduce the language arts curriculum and will give a broad overview of the knowledge and skills required to implement a language arts program in middle years classrooms. Prerequisite: Introductory Professional Term. (Restricted to students in the Middle Years Program offered at Red Deer.)

EDES363 Communication Through Mathematics in Middle Years Education Course Page

Description: This course provides an introduction to the teaching and learning of mathematics in the middle years. The focus will be on using curriculum, strategies, planning and resources to meet student needs. Prerequisite: Introductory Professional Term. (Restricted to students in the Middle Years Program offered at Red Deer.)

EDES364 Curriculum and Instruction in Middle Years Physical Education Course Page

Description: This course is designed to prepare students to teach Physical Education effectively in the middle years. The goals to this end integrate understanding of child development, physical education, health, curriculum and instruction and making curricula links. Prerequisite: Introductory Professional Term. (Restricted to students in the Middle Years Program offered at Red Deer.)

EDES365 Curriculum and Instruction in Middle Years Science Education Course Page

Description: Provides an introduction to teaching middle years children about science and 'design and make' technology. Such themes as children's learning, science/technology/society connections, the Alberta program, planning and instruction and assessing children's progress will be explored. Prerequisite: Introductory Professional Term. (Restricted to students in the Middle Years Program offered at Red Deer.)

EDES366 Curriculum and Instruction in Middle Years Social Studies Course Page

Description: An introduction to planning, resources, curriculum and strategies for meeting middle years students' needs through social studies. Prerequisite: Introductory Professional Term. (Restricted to students in the Middle Years Program offered at Red Deer.)

EDES401 Conference Seminar Course Page
No description available for this course.
EDES409 Aboriginal Curriculum Perspectives Course Page

Description: This course is designed to help educators better understand and interpret the significance of recent curricular initiatives in Alberta and across Canada that emphasize Aboriginal perspectives across subject areas and grade levels. The class will consider the philosophies and wisdom traditions of Aboriginal knowledge systems and the curricular and pedagogical implications of these. The class will also focus in on particular subject area concerns, individually and collectively, and consider the critical contributions that Aboriginal knowledge systems and perspectives could play in these classroom contexts. One of the unifying messages of this course is that Aboriginal curriculum perspectives provide a unique opportunity for teachers to creatively rethink and reframe their approaches to teaching and learning.

EDES440 Constructing Integrated Curriculum in the Middle Years Course Page

Description: Focuses on constructing integrated curriculum for middle years classrooms. Includes the examination of resources and existing middle years curriculum with a view to implementation and assessment. Prerequisite: Introductory Professional Term. (Restricted to students in the Middle Years Program offered at Red Deer.)

EDES451A Education Handbell Ringers III Course Page

Description: This course examines repertoire, performance practice, rehearsal techniques and program administration of the handbell choir through a process of practical application. Prereqiuisite: EDES 351.

EDES451B Education Handbell Ringers III Course Page

Description: This course examines repertoire, performance practise, rehearsal techniques and program administration of the handbell choir through a process of practical application. Prerequisite: EDES 351.

EDES501 Conference Seminar Course Page
No description available for this course.
EDES502 Conference Seminar Course Page
No description available for this course.
EDES509 Teaching Science in Elementary and Secondary Schools Course Page

Description: This course allows students to consider at the graduate level current trends in learning theory, teaching strategies, program development and assessment which affect teaching science in schools.

EDES601 Conference Seminar Course Page
No description available for this course.