B.Ed. 16 month (2018 entry)

Required Orientation: May 24 (Agenda to follow)

First day of Classes: May 25

Practicum Meeting: August 31
--Students will have EDUC 4003 practicum meetings on some Friday afternoons during the fall 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. Please double check your registration at that time to be sure you are registered appropriately.

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

2018-2019 Fall/Winter Schedule of Courses

 

Updated:  December 14, 2018

 

Elementary

 

Secondary

Fall
2018

EDUC 4133 X1 or B1 - Teaching
Elementary Language Arts 1

EDUC 4153 A1 or B1 - Teaching
Science in Elementary School

EDUC 4173 X1 or B1 - Teaching
Mathematics in Elementary School I

EDUC 4433 B1 or C1 - Assessment
for Teaching and Learning

EDUC 4003 A1 - Field Experience 1
(September - November 2018)

EDUC 40A3 X1 - Field Experience 2
(November - December 2018)

 

 

EDUC 4433 A1 - Assessment for
Teaching and Learning

EDUC 4203 X1 or B1 - Literacy
Across the Curriculum

Introductory Teachable #1 (choose
the course applicable to your first
teachable area from the list below)

Introductory Teachable #2 (choose
the course applicable to your second
teachable area from the list below)

EDUC 4003 A1 - Field Experience 1
(September - November 2018)

EDUC 40A3 X1 - Field Experience 2
(November - December 2018)

Winter 2019

EDUC 4263 B2 - Curriculum and Instruction for Diverse Learners (Elem)

EDUC 4243 X2 or B2 - Teaching Social Studies in Elementary School

EDUC 40B3 X2 or B2 - Teaching Mathematics in Elementary School II

EDUC 4233 A2 or B2 - Teaching Elementary Language Arts II

EDUC 4923 X2 - Field Experience 3
(March - April 2019)

 

EDUC 4263 A2 - Curriculum and Instruction for Diverse Learners (Sec)

Advanced Teachable #1 (choose the
course applicable to your first
teachable area from the list below)

Advanced Teachable #2 (choose the
course applicable to your second
teachable area from the list below)

Elective (see linked page)

EDUC 4923 X2 - Field Experience 3 
(March - April 2019)

 

Introductory courses for Secondary teachable areas: 

Teachable Course Number Course Name
Art EDUC 4893 D1 Directed Readings: Art Methods
Business EDUC 42F3 C1 Business Methods I
English EDUC 4353 X1 Teaching English in Secondary School I
Family St. EDUC 4893 C1 Directed Readings: Family Studies 1
French EDUC 4103 X1 Strategies in Teaching a Second Language
Math EDUC 4183 X1 Teaching Mathematics in Secondary School 
Music EDUC 4663 X1 Music Education for Secondary School
Phys. Ed. EDUC 4313 X1 Introduction to Physical and Health Education
Science EDUC 4143 X1 Teaching Science in Secondary
Soc. St. EDUC 4113 X1 Teaching Secondary Social Studies   
Soc. St.** EDUC 40E3 X1 Human Geography
Tech. Ed. EDUC 4583 X1 Teaching Strategies for Technology: Production Technology
Theatre EDUC 4893 B1 Directed Readings: Drama 1

* If Science is both 1st and 2nd teachable, 42F3 B2 will count as an additional Science methods course. Please register in a fall term elective to maintain the credit hour requirement (60h) for the B.Ed. degree.

** If Soc. St. is both 1st and 2nd teachable, 40E3 X1 will count as an additional Social Studies methods course. Please register in a winter term elective to maintain the credit hour requirement (60h) for the B.Ed. degree.

Advanced courses for Secondary teachable areas:

Teachable Course Number Course Name
Art EDUC 4553 X2 Creative Arts in Secondary School
Business EDUC 4893 C2 Directed Readings: Business Methods II
English EDUC 4753 X2 Teaching Secondary English II
Family St. EDUC 4893 E2 Directed Readings: Family Studies 2
French EDUC 4793 X2 Curriculum Issues in French as a Second Language
Math EDUC 4783 X2 Teaching Mathematics in Secondary School II
Phys. Ed. EDUC 4703 X2 Advanced Curriculum and Instruction in Physical Education
Science EDUC 4643 X2 Teaching Science in Secondary School II
Science* EDUC 42F3 B2 Environmental Justice and Equity
Soc. St. EDUC 4613 X2 Teaching Social Studies in Secondary School II
Tech. Ed. EDUC 4893 A2 Directed Readings: Teaching Strategies for Technology: EPT
Tech. Ed. EDUC 4593 X2 Directed Readings: Teaching Strategies for Technology: Communication Technology
Theatre EDUC 42H3 X2 Drama and Performative Inquiry

 

2018 Spring/Summer Schedule of Courses

Updated: July 25, 2018

Elementary:     
Course   Dates/ Times Room
EDUC 42E3 X3 Principles and Practices I (Elementary)
Instructor: Prof. Barbara Rushton
May 25 - June 11
(Full day on June 11)
Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Seminary 228
EDUC 4333 X3 Equity and Inclusive Schooling
Instructor: Prof. Lisa Poirier
June 14 - 27
Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Seminary 228
EDUC 42K3 X4 Indigenous Education and Culturally 
Responsive Pedagogies
Instructor: Dr. Jennifer Tinkham
July 4 - 17
Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Seminary 228
EDUC 4303 X4 Creative Arts: Elementary
Instructor: Prof. Susan Spence-Campbell
July 19 - Aug. 1
Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Festival Theatre Stage 
*July 23 - 25 in KCIC Auditorium
EDUC 4053 X4 Healthy Learning Environments
Instructor: Prof. Linda Wheeldon
Aug. 3* - 17
Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
*Aug. 3 class will be held from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Seminary 228

 

Secondary:     
Course   Dates/ Times Room
EDUC 42D3 X3 Principles and Practices I (Secondary)
Instructor: Prof. Barbara Rushton
May 25 - June 11
(Full day on June 11)
Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Seminary 228
EDUC 4333 X3 Equity and Inclusive Schooling
Instructor: Prof. Lisa Poirier
June 14 - 27
Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Seminary 228
EDUC 42K3 X4 Indigenous Education and Culturally
Responsive Pedagogies
Instructor: Dr. Jennifer Tinkham
July 4 - 17
Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Seminary 228
EDUC 4553 X4 Creative Arts: Secondary
Instructor: Prof. Susan Spence-Campbell

July 19 - Aug. 1
Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Festival Theatre Stage
*July 23 - 25 in KCIC Auditorium
EDUC 4053 B4 Healthy Learning Environments
Instructor: Dr. Shaughney Aston
Aug. 3 - 17
Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Seminary 242
2018 Orientation Agenda

Thursday, May 24

(All events in Seminary House, Room 228 unless otherwise noted)

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

Updated:  May 17, 2018

9:30

Greetings from:
 Dr. John Guiney Yallop, Director, School of Education
 Dr. Ann Vibert, Acting Dean, Faculty of Professional Studies  
 Mr. Dave Jones, Director of Programs and Services, Annapolis Valley Regional Centre
   for Education
 Rev. Tim McFarland, University Chaplain
 Ms. Erica McGill, Director, Student Counselling Centre
 Dr. Donna Hurlburt, Indigenous Student Advisor 
 Acadia Students' Union executive member

10:30 - 10:45

Break

10:45 - 11:30

Overview of the 16-month B.Ed. program
Facilitator: Ms. Kathryn McCabe, B.Ed. Program Manager: Field Experience and Recruitment

11:30 - 12:15

Kyle Vandertoorn, Vice President Student Life, Acadia Students' Union

B.Ed. Society Representative
--Ice Breakers
--Campus Tour with 2nd year B.Ed. students

12:15

Pizza lunch (assorted pizza) in Seminary House Student Lounge
If you have dietary concerns, contact shauna.coldwell-sweeney@acadiau.ca 

1:00 - 2:30

Required Session: Professionalism
Facilitator: Mr. Brad Stokes, Principal, Horton High School

2:30 - 3:00

Required Session: Practicum Information
Facilitator: Ms. Katie McCabe

Please submit your completed placement form now.

3:15 - 4:00

Optional Session: Laptop/Technology Orientation

 

Please don't forget to visit Student Accounts (University Hall, lower level) for fees payment and Safety and Security (Student Union Building) if you do not already have an Acadia ID card.