The Faculty of Education at the University of Prince Edward Island has openings for sessional instructors to teach the following courses in for the Fall 2013 and Winter 2014 Sessions.
THE OFFERING OF THESE COURSES IS CONDITIONAL PENDING FINAL ENROLMENT NUMBERS. ALL SESSIONAL COURSES ARE SUBJECT TO FINAL BUDGETARY AND ADMINISTRATIVE APPROVALS.
ED 403 INTEGRATED ARTS (ENSEIGNEMENT EN FRANÇAIS LANGUE SECONDE)
This course familiarizes students with a variety of creative forms of expression and communication used in the elementary curriculum. This course integrates art, music, movement, and drama into the teaching of various subjects in the elementary school curriculum. This course is taught entirely in French and all assignments are completed in French.
ED 417 MEETING THE NEEDS OF THE ADOLESCENT LEARNER
This course examines topics in educational psychology relevant to the middle and senior years classroom. Topics include physical, cognitive, social/emotional and moral/spiritual development; individual differences; learning theories and motivation; behaviour; and the legal, ethical, and counselling responsibilities of teachers for supporting students in need.
ED 418 GUIDANCE IN THE SCHOOLS
This course examines principles, problems and procedures in the provision of guidance services in a school setting. Particular attention is given to such topics as the functions of school personnel in guidance; integration of school and community resources; guidance-testing programs; information services; placement and follow-up activities.
ED 423/425 MATHEMATICS IN THE EARLY YEARS I & MATHEMATICS IN THE MIDDLE YEARS II (ENSEIGNEMENT EN FRANÇAIS LANGUE SECONDE)
In this course, students examine the goals of early childhood mathematics and acquire an understanding of the development of fundamental mathematical concepts. The course is grounded in young children’s understanding of numeracy in the world around them and focuses on their emerging mathematical knowledge/skills/attitudes. Students learn about effective teaching strategies, assessment, and resources for the early years.
This course provides an examination of the mathematics curriculum and instructional procedures for teaching mathematics in the middle years. The focus is on the scope and sequence of concepts, activities, materials, teaching strategies and evaluation. This course is taught entirely in French and all assignments are completed in French.
ED 474 TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION (ENSEIGNEMENT EN FRANÇAIS LANGUE SECONDE)
This course provides an introduction to the integration of digital technologies into teaching and learning. The focus is on use of technology as a tool to support the school curriculum. Webbased communication and work with web-based resources is an essential component. This course is taught entirely in French and all assignments are completed in French.
ED 476 FRENCH METHODS I (ENSEIGNEMENT EN FRANÇAIS LANGUE SECONDE)
In this course, students explore the curriculum and teaching of core French in the intermediate and secondary schools. Students develop a variety of teaching methodologies in the area of core French.
This course is taught entirely in French and all assignments are completed in French.
ED 488 LITTÉRATIE - ÉDUCATION EN FRANÇAIS - PARTIE I (ENSEIGNEMENT EN FRANÇAIS LANGUE SECONDE)
This course introduces students to the general pedagogical principles and techniques of literacy development in French first and second language contexts at the early, middle and senior years. Using materials available in schools and applying appropriate methods and assessment techniques, students design programmes and activities based on the learning outcomes in the Atlantic Provinces Education Foundation French Immersion Curriculum. This course is taught entirely in French and all assignments are completed in French.
ED 497F ISSUES IN TEACHING AND SCHOOL EXPERIENCE (ENSEIGNEMENT EN FRANÇAIS LANGUE SECONDE)
In this course, students explore current educational issues. Students develop problem-solving techniques in classroom settings, which form the basis for classroom management.
This course includes a weekly seminar and five weeks of school experience. This course is taught entirely in French and all assignments are completed in French.
ED 498 ALTERNATIVES IN TEACHING AND SCHOOL EXPERIENCE (ENSEIGNEMENT EN FRANÇAIS LANGUE SECONDE)
In consultation with the faculty, students choose an area, other than their area of concentration, in which to gain greater depth of knowledge and practice. This course includes a weekly seminar and school experience. This course is taught entirely in French and all assignments are completed in French.
Successful candidates will normally have school-based experience in a Canadian public K-12 system. For applicants without school-based experience, teaching in other contexts relevant and appropriate to the position will be considered. Where courses are offered on-line using multi-media technologies, applicants will normally be able to demonstrate successful on-line teaching experience. Candidates who do not have previous online teaching experience must be open to and willing to do extra training for this delivery model, and without additional compensation.
Courses indicated as FRENCH are taught entirely in French and all assignments are completed in French. Native-like proficiency in French is therefore a requirement for these courses.
In all instances, qualified applicants on the UPEI Sessional Roster of the Faculty of Education will be given priority.
For additional information regarding positions in the BEd programs and the enseignement en français langue seconde, please contact Dr. Ron MacDonald at 1.902.894-2843 or email@example.com.
Dr. Miles Turnbull, Dean
c/o Linda Callaghan firstname.lastname@example.org
Faculty of Education
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3
In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment.