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Faculty of Education


8622 Education Building, 778.782 3395 Tel, 778.782 3203 Fax, www.educ.sfu.ca

Dean

R. Barrow BA (Oxf), CertEd, PhD (Lond)

Professors Emeriti

P.E.F. Coleman BA, MA, EdD (Br Col)

J.F. Ellis BA, MA (Br Col), EdD (Calif)

M. Gibbons BA (Br Col), MA (Wash), EdD (Harv)

A.C. Kazepides BA (Athens), MEd, EdD (Temple)

G. Kirchner BPE (Br Col), MS, EdD (Oregon)

M. McClaren BEd, PhD (Br Col)

J.V. Trivett BSc (Lond), DipEd, MA (Brist)

S. Wassermann BS, MS (CCNY), EdD (NY)

M.F. Wideen BEd, BA, MEd (Sask), PhD (Colorado)

Professors

S. Bailin BA, BEd, MEd, PhD (Tor)

R. Barrow BA (Oxf), CertEd, PhD (Lond)

S.C. de Castell BA (Sir G Wms), MA, PhD (Lond)

K. Egan BA, Cert Teaching (Lond), PhD (C'nell)

I. Geva-May BA (Jerusalem), MA (Haifa), PhD (Manc)

P.P. Grimmett BA (Newcastle, UK), BEd (Keele), MA, MEd (Alta), EdD (Br Col)

C.M. Mamchur BA, BEd, MEd (Sask), EdD (Flor)

J. Martin BA, MEd, PhD (Alta)

A.A. Obadia BA (Montr), MA (McM), PhD (Ott)

S. Richmond CertEd (Alsager), BEd, DipEd (Calg), MEd (Nott), PhD (Calg)

P.H. Winne BSEd, MSEd (Bucknell), PhD (Stan)

B.Y.L. Wong BA (Keele), MA (Vic, BC), EdD (Br Col)

R. Zazkis BA, MA, DSc (Haifa Technion)

Associate Professors

C.L. Amundsen BA (Wash), MEd (Alaska), PhD (Montr)

J.D. Beynon BA (Brooklyn), MA (Brown), PhD (Union Grad Sch)

J. Blaney BEd, MEd (Br Col), EdD (Calif)

R. Case Dip Ed (Vic, BC), MA, PhD (Br Col)

A.O. Horvath BA (Sir G Wms), MSW (McG), EdD (Br Col)

L. Kanevsky BA (S Fraser), MASpEd (San Diego), MPhil (Col), PhD (Col)

C.B. Kenny BA, AA (Loyola), MA (Br Col), PhD (Fielding)

L. LaRocque BEd (McG), MA (Vic, BC), PhD (S Fraser)

A.M. MacKinnon BSc, BEd, MSc (Calg), EdD (Br Col)

T.J. O'Shea BEng (McG), BEd (Sask), MEd (Manit), EdD (Br Col)

G.P. Sampson AB (Chic), MA, PhD (Mich)

J.A. Scott BA, MA (Calif), PhD (Ill)

S. Senyshyn BEd, MusM (Tor), EdD (Tor)

S.J. Smith DipT, BEd (Kelvin Grove CAE), BHMS, MEd (Qld), PhD (Alta)

J. Thompson BA (Vic, BC), PhD (Ott)

K. Toohey BA, MEd (Alta), PhD (Tor)

M. Zola BA (Brist), MEd (Leeds)

Assistant Professors

H. Bai BA (Calg), PhD (Br Col)

W. Cassidy BA, MEd (S Fraser), PhD (Chic)

D.H. Dagenais BEd, MA (McG), PhD (Montr)

L.J. LeMare BA (S Fraser), MA, PhD (Wat)

G. Madoc-Jones BA (Wales), MA, PhD (S Fraser)

P. Neufeld BEd (Br Col), MEd, PhD (NCarolina)

D.K. O'Neill BSc (Brock), PhD (Ill)

D. Paterson BEd (Alta), MA (Br Col), PhD (Br Col)

E. Samier BA (Sask), MA (New Br), MEd, PhD (Vic, BC)

C. Snowber BA (SWMass), MA (Gordon-Conwell), PhD (S Fraser)

J.H. Sugarman BA (Wat), MA, PhD (S Fraser)

J. Van Aalst BEd (WOnt), MSc (Alta), PhD (Tor)

D. Zandvliet BSc (Guelph), MA (Vic, BC), PhD (Curt)

Laboratory Instructors

D.A. Bell BA (S Fraser)

L.G. Wiebe BSc (Br Col)

Undergraduate Degrees Offered

Bachelor of Education (Honors)

Bachelor of Education

Diplomas and Certificates Offered

Certificate in Literacy Instruction

Post Baccalaureate Diploma

Undergraduate Programs

8528 Education Building, 778.782 3614 Tel, 778.782 3829 Fax,

www.educ.sfu.ca/ugradprogs

Director

J. Thompson BA (Vic, BC), PhD (Ott)

Advisor

Ms. J. Bicknell BA (Carl), 8625 Education Building, 778.782 3488 Tel, 778.782 5323 Fax

Bachelor of Education Program

The BEd degree must be approved by the Faculty of Education. Major or minor requirements for this degree also must be approved by the department(s) in which these requirements are administered. To complete a BEd, a student must make application, and be accepted to the professional development program.

The bachelor of education degree consists of four components: a major concentration (or two minors) from a faculty outside of the Faculty of Education or a specialization from the Faculty of Education; EDUC 401, 402, 405; a minor from the Faculty of Education; and the certificate in liberal arts. The BEd is designed to prepare students academically and professionally for a teaching career at either the elementary or secondary school level.

Students considering the BEd degree should seek academic counselling for:

Lower divisions (first 60 credit hours)

Contact Student Academic Resources, 3300 Maggie Benston Student Services Centre, 778.782 4356.

Upper divisions (BEd degree, education minors, certificate in literacy instruction, post baccalaureate diploma)

Contact the Undergraduate Advising Office, 8625 Education Building, 778.782 3488.

Transfer Credit

Students may be admitted to the BEd program with advance standing. Credit may be granted for appropriate work completed at other institutions to a maximum of 60 credit hours excluding professional education or 90 credit hours including an acceptable year of professional education (EDUC 401, 402 and 405).

General Program
Requirements

Students must complete a minimum of 150 credit hours which includes one of the following.

Honors Program
Requirements

Students must complete a minimum of 162 credit hours which include

Bachelor of Education as a Second Degree

To be admitted, students must possess a bachelor's degree and have completed EDUC 401 and 402.

Requirements

The residency requirement is 60 credit hours which must include

EDUC 401-8 Introduction to Classroom Teaching

EDUC 402-7 Studies of Educational Theory and Practice

EDUC 405-15 Teaching Semester

plus a minor from the Faculty of Education

plus 30 credit hours of EDUC courses (24 credit hours must be upper division and excludes EDUC 401, 402, 405 and 406) which must include two Designs for Learning courses (may include courses taken for EDUC 404 and the education minor)

Any additional work needed to address academic requirements for a professional certificate must be done over and above the required 60 credits.

Professional Development Program

The professional development program (one year teacher training program) is an integral component of the BEd degree requirements. Admission is by application. Declaration of BEd as a degree goal does not guarantee acceptance into PDP.

see "Professional Development Program (PDP)".

Mathematical Sciences Specialization

For a bachelor of education degree with a mathematical sciences specialization, students must complete 150 hours which include the following requirements, as well as all the requirements for the bachelor of education.

Lower Division Requirements

Students must complete at least 20 credit hours from the following.

CMPT 101-4 Introduction to Computer Programming

CMPT 201-4 Data and Program Abstraction

MACM 101-3 Discrete Mathematics I

MACM 201-3 Discrete Mathematics II

MATH 113-3 Euclidean Geometry

MATH 151-3 Calculus I

MATH 152-3 Calculus II

MATH 154-3 Calculus I for the Biological Sciences

MATH 155-3 Calculus II for the Biological Sciences

MATH 171-1 Computer Explorations in Calculus I

MATH 172-1 Computer Explorations in Calculus II

MATH 190-4 Principles of Mathematics for Teachers*

MATH 232-3 Elementary Linear Algebra

MATH 242-3 Introduction to Analysis

STAT 270-3 Introduction to Probability and Statistics

*Students who have taken, or are currently taking, any calculus course may not take MATH 190 for further credit.

Upper Division Requirements

Students must also complete at least 30 credit hours from the following.

CMPT 320-3 Social Implications of a Computerized Society

CNS 491-3 Technology and Canadian Society

HIST 360-4 History of Science: 1100-1725

MACM 316-3 Numerical Analysis I

MATH 308-3 Linear Programming

MATH 310-3 Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations

MATH 332-3 Introduction to Applied Algebraic Systems

MATH 339-3 Groups and Symmetry

MATH 342-3 Elementary Number Theory

MATH 343-3 Applied Discrete Mathematics

MATH 380-3 History of Mathematics

MATH 439-3 Algebraic Systems

MATH 447-4 Coding Theory

STAT 330-3 Introduction to Statistical Inference

Minor Programs
Minor in Curriculum and Instruction

This minor will provide a general, flexible course of studies for students who desire a theoretical and practical expertise in contemporary approaches to curriculum development and instructional design.

Lower Division Requirements

Students must complete two of

EDUC 220-3 Introduction to Educational Psychology

EDUC 230-3 Introduction to Philosophy of Education

EDUC 240-3 Social Issues in Education

EDUC 250-3 Studies in the History of Education in the Western World

Upper Division Requirements

Students must complete

EDUC 471-4 Curriculum Development: Theory and Practice

plus 11 upper division education credit hours and/or education professional courses for a total of 15 credit hours.

Minor in Early Childhood Education

This minor provides a focus for students wishing to work with children aged three through eight.

Lower Division Requirements

PSYC 250-3 Child Psychology

Upper Division Requirements

EDUC 464-4 Early Childhood Education

plus two of

EDUC 330-3 Movement Language elements for Dance in Education

EDUC 457-4 Drama and Education

EDUC 459-4 Instructional Activities in Physical Education

EDUC 465-4 Children's Literature

EDUC 477-4 Designs for Learning: Art

EDUC 478-4 Designs for Learning: Music

plus one of

EDUC 367-4 Teaching Children from Minority Language Backgrounds in Elementary Classrooms

EDUC 422-4 Learning Disabilities

EDUC 441-4 Multicultural Education

EDUC 472-4 Designs for Learning: Elementary Language Arts

EDUC 473-4 Designs for Learning: Reading

EDUC 474-4 Designs for Learning: Elementary Social Studies

EDUC 475-4 Designs for Learning: Elementary Mathematics

EDUC 476-4 Designs for Learning: Elementary Sciences

Minor in Educational Psychology

Educational psychology has two main items on its agenda: (1) theoretical and experimental inquiries into how students learn from instruction, how they acquire and express motivation in educational settings, and how they develop skills in school subjects and for learning, and (2) studies how this first line of inquiry contributes to designs for instructional experiences that promote a full spectrum of students' achievements.

This minor consists of required courses that develop a broad background in educational psychology supplemented by electives that deepen fundamentals. For a teaching career, it provides a research based foundation in the psychology of teaching and learning underlying a program of professional studies. For others, the minor articulates a study of applied psychology serving one of our society's most important aims, education of people of all ages.

Lower Division Requirements

EDUC 220-3 Introduction to Educational Psychology

EDUC 222-3 Research Methods in Educational Psychology

Upper Division Requirements

Students must complete a minimum of 17 hours as specified below.

EDUC 320-3 Instructional Psychology

EDUC 325-3 Assessment for Classroom Teaching

EDUC 326-3 Classroom Management

plus two of

EDUC 327-3 Self, Psychology and Education

EDUC 422-4 Learning Disabilities

EDUC 425-4 School Counselling for the Classroom Teacher

EDUC 428-4 Nature and Nurture of Gifted Students

EDUC 464-4 Early Childhood Education

Minor in Physical Education

This minor program provides students in the professional development program with competence to teach physical education.

Prerequisite Courses

Prospective students should complete at least three of the following courses (or approved transfer courses from community colleges or other universities) prior to enrolling in EDUC 401. Students should choose those courses which are prerequisites to the upper division courses they will take for the minor.

EDUC 220-3 Introduction to Education Psychology

EDUC 230-3 Introduction to Philosophy of Education

EDUC 240-3 Social Issues in Education

FPA 120-3 Introduction to Contemporary Dance

KIN 105-3 Fundamentals of Human Structure and Function

KIN 110-3 Human Nutrition: Current Issues

KIN 140-3 Contemporary Health Issues

KIN 142-3 Introduction to Kinesiology

KIN 143-3 Exercise Management

KIN 205-3 Introduction to Human Physiology

KIN 241-3 Sports Injuries - Prevention and Rehabilitation

This minor is normally available to fall semester entry PDP students only. All minor candidates must complete designated curriculum seminars and workshops during EDUC 402 and a specified teaching assignment in physical education during EDUC 405. Details of these requirements are available during EDUC 401. The minor in elementary school physical education may not be declared on a student's program until all prerequisites, including a practicum placement in EDUC 405, are met.

Upper Division Requirements

Students must complete a minimum of 14 hours as specified below.

EDUC 459-4 Instructional Activities in Physical Education

EDUC 479-4 Designs for Learning: Physical Education

plus two of

EDUC 330-3 Movement Language Elements for Dance in Education

EDUC 457-4 Education and Drama

KIN 343-3 Active Health: Assessment and Promotion

Students can include only one Designs for Learning course chosen from the following.

EDUC 412-4 Designs for Learning: Secondary Language Arts

EDUC 414-4 Designs for Learning: Secondary Social Studies

EDUC 415-4 Designs for Learning: Secondary Mathematics

EDUC 416-4 Designs for Learning: Secondary Science

EDUC 430-4 Designs for Learning Dance

EDUC 472-4 Designs for Learning: Elementary Language Arts

EDUC 473-4 Designs for Learning: Reading

EDUC 474-4 Designs for Learning: Elementary Social Studies

EDUC 475-4 Designs for Learning: Elementary Mathematics

EDUC 476-4 Designs for Learning: Elementary Science

EDUC 477-4 Designs for Learning: Art

EDUC 478-4 Designs for Learning: Music

EDUC 480-4 Designs for Learning: French as a Second Language

EDUC 481-4 Designs for Learning: French Immersion and Programme-cadre de Français

EDUC 482-4 Designs for Learning: Information Technology

EDUC 485-8 Designs for Learning: Writing

Secondary School Physical Education

Only under exceptional circumstances will PDP consider secondary physical education applicants who have obtained a kinesiology major or minor (in addition to one other teachable area) at SFU. For further information, contact the director of professional programs at 778.782 4326 or the assistant to the dean at 778.782 3620.

Minor in Environmental Education

This minor develops teachers' skills in the design and operation of environmental and outdoor education programs from kindergarten through grade 12, and in the organization and operation of residential and day centre outdoor education, wilderness outdoor recreation, and other interdisciplinary environmental school programs.

Prerequisite Courses

Students must complete a minimum of nine hours selected from below.

BISC 102-4 General Biology

BISC 204-3 Introduction to Ecology*

EDUC 240-3 Social Issues in Education

GEOG 100-3 Human Geography

GEOG 111-3 Physical Geography

GEOG 215-3 Biogeography*

GEOG 241-3 Social Geography

KIN 142-3 Introduction to Kinesiology

PHIL 001-3 Critical Thinking

PHIL 120-3 Introduction to Moral Philosophy

PSYC 106-3 Psychological Issues in Contemporary Society

SA 150-4 Introduction to Sociology

SA 202-4 Post-Industrial Society

*Students with credit for GEOG 215 may not receive credit for BISC 204.

Required Courses

Students must complete a minimum of 14 hours as specified below.

EDUC 452-8 Environmental Education

plus two of

BISC 304-3 Animal Ecology

BISC 306-3 Invertebrate Biology

BISC 310-3 Plants and Animals of British Columbia

BISC 317-3 Insect Biology

BISC 337-3 Plant Biology

BISC 404-3 Plant Ecology

EDUC 414-4 Designs for Learning: Secondary Social Studies

EDUC 416-4 Designs for Learning: Secondary Science

EDUC 433-4 Philosophical Issues in Curriculum

EDUC 471-4 Curriculum Development: Theory and Practice

EDUC 474-4 Designs for Learning: Elementary Social Studies

EDUC 476-4 Designs for Learning: Elementary Science

EDUC 459-4 Instructional Activities in Physical Education

EDUC 482-4 Designs for Learning: Information Technology

GEOG 322-4 World Resources

GEOG 369-4 Human Microgeography

Minor in Learning Disabilities

This minor enhances understanding of learning disabilities and provides competence in identification and non-clinical treatment of learning disabilities.

Lower Division Requirements

EDUC 220-3 Introduction to Education Psychology

Recommended Lower Division Courses

It is strongly recommended that students intending to complete this minor program complete at least one of the following courses.

KIN 110-3 Human Nutrition: Current Issues

PSYC 100-3 Introductory Psychology I

PSYC 102-3 Introduction to Psychology II

PSYC 221-3 Introduction to Cognitive Psychology

PSYC 250-3 Introduction to Developmental Psychology

Upper Division Requirements

Students must complete a minimum of 14 credit hours as specified below.

EDUC 422-4 Learning Disabilities

EDUC 424-4 Learning Disabilities: Laboratory

plus one of

EDUC 320-3 Instructional Psychology

EDUC 473-4 Designs for Learning: Reading

plus one of

EDUC 326-3 Classroom Management and Discipline

EDUC 367-4 Teaching Children from Minority Language Backgrounds in Elementary Classrooms

EDUC 428-4 Nature and Nurture of Gifted Students

EDUC 467-4 Curriculum and Instruction in Teaching English as a Second Language

EDUC 475-4 Designs for Learning: Mathematics

PSYC 325-4 Memory and Mind

PSYC 355-3 Adolescent Development

Certificate in Literacy Instruction

Contact the Undergraduate Advising Office, 8625 Education Building, 778.782 3488.

This certificate prepares students to teach literacy skills to adult learners. By combining courses from different disciplines with opportunities for guided practice, it provides historical and contextual perspectives on literacy, acquaints students with current field practices and develops practical skills.

Completion of the certificate is normally within five years of admission to the program.

Program Requirements

Students must complete 29 credit hours, of which 23 are in the following seven required courses.

EDUC 240-3 Social Issues in Education

EDUC 341-3 Literacy, Education and Culture

EDUC 342-3 Contemporary Approaches to Literacy Instruction

EDUC 343-5 Literacy Practicum

ENGL 210-3 Advanced University Writing

plus two of

ENGL 101-3 Introduction to Fiction

ENGL 102-3 Introduction to Poetry

ENGL 103-3 Introduction to Drama

ENGL 104-3 Introduction to Prose Genres

In addition, students must complete at least an additional six credit hours in Faculty of Education or Faculty of Arts courses designated below. Students must select courses that will further their own specific interests in literacy instruction and should be aware that some courses require the completion of prerequisites outside the certificate program.

Faculty of Education

EDUC 325-3 Assessment for Classroom Teaching

EDUC 422-4 Learning Disabilities

EDUC 441-4 Multicultural Education

EDUC 467-4 Curriculum and Instruction in Teaching English as a Second Language

EDUC 471-4 Curriculum Development: Theory and Practice

EDUC 472-4 Designs for Learning: Language Arts

EDUC 473-4 Designs for Learning: Reading

Faculty of Arts

ENGL 370-4 Studies in Language

ENGL 371-4 Writing: Theory and Practice

HUM 320-4 The Humanities and Philosophy

HUM 321-4 The Humanities and Critical Thinking

LING 260-3 Language, Culture and Society

PHIL 001-3 Critical Thinking

PSYC 206-3 Introduction to Psychological Assessment

SA 304-4 Social Control

SA 333-4 Schooling and Society

Notes
Post Baccalaureate Diploma

Contact the Undergraduate Advising Office, 8625 Education Building, 778.782 3488.

This is for those with a bachelor's degree wishing to raise their teacher qualifications. Students should speak directly with the Teacher Qualification Service or their school district regarding courses that are acceptable for this change.

Program Requirements

Successful completion, within five years, of an approved program comprised of 30 credit hours of upper division or graduate work plus any necessary prerequisites is required. A minimum of 15 of the 30 credit hours must be earned in education and/or educational professional courses and a maximum of 12 may be transfer credits. Students must maintain a 2.5 GPA on courses used for the diploma. Courses taken during the EDUC 404 semester may not be used toward a post baccalaureate diploma.

Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Early Childhood Education

This post baccalaureate diploma program provides a focus for students wishing to work with children aged three through eight.

In addition to the following requirements, you must also meet the requirements stated above, in the Program Requirements section of the Post Baccalaureate Diploma.

Program Requirements

Students must complete both of

EDUC 464-4 Early Childhood Education

EDUC 465-4 Children's Literature

plus 12 credit hours chosen from the following

EDUC 326-3 Classroom Management and Discipline

EDUC 330-3 Movement Language Elements for Dance in Education

EDUC 341-3 Literacy, Education and Culture

EDUC 355-4 Theatre in an Educational Context

EDUC 457-4 Drama and Education

EDUC 459-4 Instructional Activities in Physical Education

EDUC 467-4 Curriculum and Instruction in Teaching English as a Second Language

EDUC 471-4 Curriculum Development: Theory and Practice

EDUC 477-4 Designs for Learning: Art

EDUC 478-4 Designs for Learning: Music

plus 10 other upper division credit hours.

Post Baccalaureate Diploma In English As a Second Language

see "Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Teaching English as a Second Language".

Field Programs

8559 Education Building, 778.782 5830 Tel, 778.782 5882 Fax, www.educ.sfu.ca/fp

Director

T. O'Shea, BEng (McG), BEd (Sask), MEd (Manit), EdD (Br Col)

The broad mission of Field Programs is to enhance teacher continuing education through collaboration with other educational agencies in British Columbia.

All courses and programs offered by Field Programs are located at sites other than the Burnaby Mountain or Harbour Centre campuses. Courses offered through Field Programs can be seen under the Education Professional listing of undergraduate courses and are identified by the EDPR prefix.

Field Programs also offers a graduate diploma in advanced professional studies in education.

Field Programs works with associations to codevelop ongoing professional in-service opportunities for teachers, including annual conferences and theme-specific non-credit inservice series.

Professional Programs

8531 Education Building, 778.782 4326 Tel, 778.782 5691 Fax,

www.educ.sfu.ca/pdp

Director

Dr. S. Smith DipT, BEd (Kelvin Grove CAE), BHMS, MEd (Qld), PhD (Alta)

Admissions Advisor

Ms. D. Kelso, 8624 Education Building, 778.782 3620/3149

External Programs Admissions Advisor

Ms. J. Bicknell, 8625 Education Building, 778.782 3798/3488

Professional Development Program (PDP)

Applicants to this program must be attending Simon Fraser University or be admissible to the University see "Admission and Readmission".

Elementary applicants must, by the date of application, have completed a minimum of 76 credit hours of courses acceptable for credit at Simon Fraser University (should include 16 credit hours of upper division coursework) including the following prerequisite courses.

Applicants who plan to teach at the secondary level must fulfil the requirements of a teachable major subject or two teachable minor subjects. These requirements must be completed prior to commencing PDP.

Teachable Majors or Minors

biology

Canadian studies (minor only)*

chemistry

computing science (minor only)

dance (FPA) (minor only)

earth sciences

English

English and French literatures (joint major)

First Nations (minor only)*

French

French, history and politics (joint major)*

geography (social studies)*

history*

humanities (minor only)*

kinesiology (contact PDP)

mathematics

music (FPA)

physics

social studies*

theatre (FPA) (minor only)

visual art (FPA)

*see requirements sheet that is available in the Faculty of Education

All students who plan to teach at the secondary level are required to have completed their degree requirements prior to commencing PDP. The exception to this is the BEd candidates who cannot complete their degree until they have successfully completed PDP. These BEd candidates must have completed the academic requirements of one teachable major or two teachable minors prior to commencing PDP. Students from other institutions may apply prior to the completion of their degree, but are required to have completed the degree one full semester prior to commencing PDP.

Secondary applicants must complete six credit hours of English one full semester prior to commencing PDP.

Secondary applicants are encouraged to have education courses.

All Applicants
Program Description

The professional development program is three semesters in duration. Professional studies and activities are arranged in the following sequence.

First Semester of Professional Development Program

EDUC 401-8 Introduction to Classroom Teaching*

EDUC 402-7 Studies of Educational Theory and Practice*

*not offered in summer semester

EDUC 401 and 402 are offered as an integrated program, combining theory and practice in both on campus seminars and in-school practice in the first semester of PDP. This is accomplished by alternating blocks of classroom teaching with workshops and instruction on campus.

During EDUC 401, students are assigned to a teacher (school associate) identified by school authorities and supervised by a faculty associate appointed by the University. Students observe, teach and participate in school routines and programs.

During EDUC 402, students participate in the study of teaching, learning to make meaning of the complex world of educational practice, informed by extensive study of pedagogical literature.

French Education

In the fall semester only, French immersion, programme cadre and basic French for kindergarten to grade 12 are normally available. The majority of the program in immersion and programme cadre is in French.

Physical Education

The elementary school physical education minor is available in the fall semester only. Secondary physical education is available in the fall and spring semesters, subject to the admission requirements of secondary applicants.

Special Focus Modules

Special focus modules are offered during fall and spring semesters. Entry to these programs may be competitive.

EDUC 405-15 Teaching Semester

(Not offered in summer semester) Prerequisites: EDUC 401 and 402.

A semester of classroom experience supervised by University appointed faculty associates. The school placement is appropriate to the educational level and subject specialties in which the student expects to obtain certification. Students assume a large measure of responsibility and participate in a wide range of teaching and supervisory activities.

School placements in EDUC 405-15 are made in school districts throughout the Lower Mainland.

Grading in EDUC 401, 402 and 405 is on a pass/withdrawal basis.

EDUC 404-0 Semester on Campus

(Normally taken in the summer semester) Prerequisites: EDUC 401 and 402.

Course programming in this semester is in consultation with undergraduate programs, faculty members, and the student's faculty associate to ensure that professional, academic and certification requirements are satisfied or to satisfy the educational requirements of designated PDP modules. Students undertake 14 credit hours of studies in education.

Note: Students completing degrees from the Faculties of Applied Sciences, Arts, Business Administration or Science may apply credit for EDUC 404 towards that degree.

To be recommended for certification, the student must achieve in EDUC 404 a GPA at least equivalent to that required for a degree in the University.

General Regulations

EDUC 401, 402, 405 are to be regarded as full-time professional studies and may not be taken in conjunction with other academic or professional courses.

Students must complete normal Simon Fraser University registration procedures before commencing studies in any semester of the professional development program.

Students must meet program goals, as outlined in the Professional Development Handbook.

Students who withdraw from EDUC 401/402 must reapply to the admissions committee.

A student may apply for re-entry into EDUC 405 by completing a re-entry application and submitting the application and supporting documents to the director of professional programs. Deadlines for re-application are as follows: April 15 for the fall semester; October 15 for the spring semester.

Permission to re-enter the program will be granted if:

Students who reenter PDP should apply for reentry within two years of withdrawal. Students who do not reenter within the specified time may be required to complete additional course work before readmission.

Students who wish to re-enter EDUC 404 must apply to reenter the program not later than six weeks prior to the beginning of the semester. An application for re-entry to PDP must be completed.

Recommendation for Certification

The academic and professional records of all students who have completed the three semesters of the professional development program will be subject to review by the faculty before a recommendation for certification is forwarded to the College of Teachers.

Special Professional Program Opportunities
EDUC 405-15 Course Challenge

Students with a minimum of one year of full-time teaching experience in Canada or in a school setting where English or French was the normal language of instruction, and where the curriculum was reasonably similar to a Canadian public school curriculum, may challenge EDUC 405 subject to the following.

External Professional Development Programs

There are three external professional development programs that operate under the auspices of a consortia of local community colleges, northern school districts and Simon Fraser University. The consortia invite applications from students with strong local northern connections. (Deadlines and admission procedures are different from the Lower Mainland application.)

AHCOTE - Alaska Highway Consortium on Teacher Education (Fort St. John, Dawson Creek). Telephone 1-604-785-6981 local 51 for information.

NEW CALTEC - New Caledonia Teacher Education Consortium (Prince George, Quesnel, Nechako Lakes). Telephone 291-3488 for information.

NWTEC - Northwest Teacher Education Consortium (Terrace, Kitimat, Prince Rupert, Bulkley Valley [subject to funding]). Telephone 778.782 3488 for information.

HEART (Helping Expand Access for Returning Teachers)
EDUC 406-12 (HEART) Supervised Observation and Teaching

This EDUC 406 option within professional programs is a supervised orientation/observation and teaching sequence of about 12 weeks in a BC public school. This practicum offers educators, who do not meet BC certification requirements, an opportunity to familiarize themselves with the British Columbia school system and to update teaching skills to acquire certification.

EDUC 406 is normally offered in the fall and spring semesters only and space is limited.

Grading is on a pass/withdraw basis.

Applicants to HEART must be attending Simon Fraser University or be admissible to the University. see "Admission and Readmission". Candidates who have not attended Simon Fraser previously, or who have not attended in any of three semesters prior to intended registration in EDUC 406, must submit the application for undergraduate admission form to the Office of the Registrar. Students intending to complete Simon Fraser courses in preparation for application to EDUC 406 should contact the Faculty of Education [8624 Education Building, telephone 778.782 3798 or 778.782 3488].

Application forms for the HEART program should be received by: April 15 for the fall semester; September 15 for the spring semester. An interview is normally required.

Certification

Simon Fraser University does not confer teaching certificates. The College of Teachers is the only body in British Columbia authorized to grant such certificates. Under July 1, 1974 regulations, qualified students from provincial universities, upon making application and submitting birth or baptismal certificate as proof of name and age, will receive a non-expiring teaching credential.

Note: Persons convicted of a criminal offence and considering a teaching career should write to the College of Teachers for clarification of their status before undertaking a teacher education program.

Types of Certificates

There are two types of teaching certificates. The standard certificate is awarded after successful completion of an acceptable four year program. Included in the acceptable four year program are both academic and professional studies. The professional certificate is awarded after successful completion of an acceptable five year program of professional and academic studies culminating in a degree.

The standard certificate requires a minimum of 76 credit hours (five semesters) in applied sciences, arts, business administration, science, or education, plus the professional development program (three semesters). The standard certificate (a minimum of 120 credit hours of academic and professional credit) will normally qualify for Teacher Qualification Service category four.

Notes Regarding Requirements for Teaching Certificates

The following are required for teacher certification.

The Faculty of Education sends the College of Teachers a list of students who have completed teacher certification requirements. Each student is given or mailed an application for teacher's certificate of qualification form. Students must forward the completed form to the College of Teachers for formal evaluation for certification. Applications for upgrading of certificate (e.g., when a teacher wishes to convert a standard certificate to a professional certificate) must also be made to the College of Teachers.

Note: There is a delay between the completion of the professional development program and the forwarding to the College of Teachers of documented recommendation for a teaching certificate.

Applicants for certification on completion of a degree should note the University regulations in this Calendar relating to final deadlines for submission of applications for graduation. Exceptions cannot be made.

Teacher Qualification Service

This service is sponsored jointly by the BC Teachers' Federation and the BC School Trustees Association and is an advisory service to teachers and school boards in evaluating the academic and professional preparation of teachers.

At present, the service assists teachers who are newly certified, new to a school district, or who are upgrading their certificates. Request for evaluation forms are available from the Teacher Qualification Service, 1061525 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1T5, or from the PDP admissions office, Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University.



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