B.Ed. 16 month (2017 entry)

Required Orientation: May 25 (Agenda below)

First day of Classes: May 26

Practicum Meeting: September 1
--Students will have EDUC 4003 practicum meetings on some Friday afternoons during first term. Please do not schedule work, appointments, etc. during this time. A detailed schedule of meeting dates will be provided closer to September.

Students will be preregistered for required courses, but will need to register in June for fall/winter elective(s) as necessary (e-mail will be sent with details). Please double check your registration to be sure you are registered appropriately.

Information on tuition fees and payment dates may be found on the Financial Services website.

2017-2018 Fall/Winter Schedule of Courses

Updated: Aug. 1, 2017

Fall 2017

Elementary 16-month   Secondary 16-month
EDUC 4133 X1 – Elementary Language Arts 1   EDUC 4433 A1 – Assessment for Learning &
Well-Being
EDUC 4153 X1/A1 – Teaching Science in Elementary School   EDUC 4203 X1 – Literacy Across the Curriculum
EDUC 4173 X1 – Teaching Math in Elementary  School   Introductory Teachable #1 (choose the course
applicable to your first teachable area)
EDUC 4433 B1 – Assessment for Learning &
Well-Being
  Introductory Teachable #2 (choose the course
applicable to your second teachable area)
EDUC 4003 A1 – Field Experience 1
(September - November)
  EDUC 4003 A1 – Field Experience 1
(September - November)
EDUC 40A3 X1 – Field Experience 2
(November - December)
  EDUC 40A3 X1 – Field Experience 2
(November - December)

 

Winter 2018

Elementary 16-month   Secondary 16-month
EDUC 40B3 X2 – Curriculum Issues in Elementary Math Education   EDUC 4263 A2 -- Curriculum and Instruction for Diverse Learners
EDUC 4233 X2 – Elementary Language Arts 2   Advanced Teachable #1 (choose the course
applicable to your first teachable area)
EDUC 4243 X2 – Teaching Elementary Social Studies   Advanced Teachable #2 (choose the course
applicable to your first teachable area)
EDUC 4263 B2 – Curriculum and Instruction for Diverse Learners   Elective 
EDUC 4923 X2 – Field Experience 3
(March – April)
  EDUC 4923 X2 – Field Experience 3
(March – April)

 

Introductory courses for Secondary teachable areas

Teachable 

Course Number 

Course Name

Art

EDUC 4893 D1

Directed Readings: Art Methods

Business

EDUC 4893 A1

Directed Readings: Business Methods 1

English

EDUC 4353 X1

Teaching English in Secondary School

French

EDUC 4103 X1

Strategies in Teaching a Second Language

Math

EDUC 4183 X1

Teaching Mathematics in Secondary School

Music

EDUC 4653 X1

Music Education for Elementary School

Phys. Ed.

EDUC 4313 X1

Introduction to Physical and Health Education

Science

EDUC 4143 X1

Teaching Science in Secondary School

Soc. St.

EDUC 4113 X1

Teaching Secondary Social Studies   

 

* If Science is both 1st and 2nd teachable, 42F3 A2 will count as an additional Science methods courses. Please register in a fall term elective to maintain the credit hour requirements for the B.Ed. degree (60).

** If Soc. St. is both 1st and 2nd teachable, 42K3 X2 will count as an additional Social Studies methods courses. Please register in a fall term elective to maintain the credit hour requirements for the B.Ed. degree (60).

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Advanced courses for Secondary teachable areas

Teachable 

Course Number

Course Name

Business

EDUC 4893 A2

Directed Readings: Business Methods 2

English

EDUC 4753 X2

Curriculum Issues in Secondary Language Arts

French

EDUC 4793 X2

Curriculum Issues in French as a Second Language

Math

EDUC 40C3 X2

Teaching Middle School Math

Phys. Ed.

EDUC 4703 X2

Advanced Curriculum and Instruction in Physical Education

Science

EDUC 4643 X2

Curriculum Issues in Science Education

Science*

EDUC 42F3 X2

Environmental Justice and Equity

Soc. St.

EDUC 4613 X2

Curriculum Issues in Social Studies Education

Soc. St.**

EDUC 42K3 X2

Indigenous Education

 

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2017 Spring/Summer Schedule of Courses

Spring/Summer 2017 Schedule

Please note: Most classes run in the mornings beginning at either 8:30 or 9am. Courses may be a combination of half and full days. Updates will be posted as soon as they are available.

Updated: May 25, 2017

Elementary Secondary Dates/Time Room Notes
EDUC 42E3 X3
Connecting with the
Classroom: Principles 
and Practices 
(Elementary)
Instructor:
Prof. Lynne Healy
EDUC 42D3 X3
Connecting with the
Classroom: Principles
and Practices 
(Secondary)
Instructor: 
Prof. Lynne Healy
9:00am-12:30pm - May 26, 29, 30, 31, June 1, 5, 7, 8
9:00am-4:00pm - June 12
Seminary 228  
EDUC 4333 X3
Equity and Inclusive
Schooling
Instructor:
Dr. Shaughney Aston
EDUC 4333 X3
Equity and Inclusive
Schooling
Instructor:
Dr. Shaughney Aston
June 15 - 28
8:30am-12:00pm

Seminary 228  
EDUC 4503 X4
Digital Literacy and
Curriculum
Instructor: Prof. Fred Crouse
EDUC 4503 X4
Digital Literacy and
Curriculum
Instructor: Prof. Fred Crouse
July 4 - 18
8:30am-12:00pm

Seminary 228  
EDUC 4303 X4
Creative Arts: Elementary
Instructor:
Dr. John Guiney Yallop

EDUC 4553 X4
Creative Arts: Secondary
Instructor:
Dr. John Guiney Yallop
July 20 - Aug 2
8:30am-12:00pm
Seminary 228  
EDUC 4053 X4
Contemporary Issues
in Psychology and
Schooling
Instructor:
Dr. Shaughney Aston
EDUC 4053 X4
Contemporary Issues 
in Psychology and
Schooling
Instructor:
Dr. Shaughney Aston
Aug. 4 - 18
8:30am-12:00pm

Seminary 228  
Orientation Agenda

Updated: May 11, 2017

2017 Orientation Agenda - B.Ed. 16-Month Program 
Thursday, May 25
(All events in Seminary House, room 228, unless otherwise noted)

Campus Map and Parking Guidelines: http://security.acadiau.ca/campus-parking.html

9:30 Greetings from:
--School of Education, Acting Director, Dr. David Piper
--Faculty of Professional Studies, Acting Dean, Dr. Glyn Bissix
--Annapolis Valley Regional School Board, Coordinator of Literacy, Martha Stewart
10:00 - 10:45 Professional Development session
Facilitator: Martha Stewart
10:45 Break: Coffee, tea, and juice provided
11:00 - 11:45 Greetings from:
--Emily Murray, VP Student Life, Acadia Student Union
--Hannah Smith, B.Ed. Society
--B.Ed. Society Ice Breakers
--Campus Tour with 2nd year B.Ed. students

--Lunch provided
Please email Shauna Coldwell-Sweeney regarding any dietary needs (shauna.coldwell-sweeney@acadiau.ca)

1:15 Overview of the 16-month B.Ed. Program
Facilitator: Prof. Lynne Healy

--Required Courses
--TESOL
--How to Register for Fall and Winter Electives
--Faculty advisors
--Questions
1:45 Orientation to Practicum
Facilitator: Prof. Barbara Rushton, Acting B.Ed. Program Manager: Field Experience & Recruitment

Please complete the Field Experience Placement Request Form and submit to barbara.rushton@acadiau.ca by May 15.
2:45 Tech Orientation: If you are new to Acadia, bring your laptop!
3:30 Opportunity to visit Student Accounts (University Hall, lower level) for fees payment or
Safety and Security (Student Union Building) if you do not already have an 
Acadia ID card.