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Curriculum and Instruction Minor

This minor is for those desiring theoretical and practical expertise in contemporary approaches to curriculum development and instructional design.

Program Requirements

Lower Division Requirements

Six credits in lower division EDUC course work including at least one course from:

EDUC 220 - Introduction to Educational Psychology (3)

A survey of educational research and theories concerning motivation, learning, development, and individual differences in classroom settings. May be applied towards the certificate in liberal arts. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
D100 Zahia Marzouk
We, Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
D101 We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
RCB 6125, Burnaby
D102 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB 6122, Burnaby
D103 We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 6122, Burnaby
D104 We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 6122, Burnaby
D105 We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D106 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D107 Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
EDB 9651, Burnaby
D108 Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
EDB 9651, Burnaby
D109 Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
EDB 9651, Burnaby
D110 Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
EDB 9651, Burnaby
D111 Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
EDB 9651, Burnaby
EDUC 230 - Introduction to Philosophy of Education (3)

Provides prospective teachers and others interested in education an opportunity to examine a variety of educational problems from a philosophical perspective. The central concern of the course is to elucidate the nature of education as a phenomenon distinct from such activities as training, schooling, and socialization. May be applied towards the certificate in liberal arts. Breadth-Humanities.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
D100 Robert Manery
Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 3005, Burnaby
D101 Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 6100, Burnaby
D102 Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 6100, Burnaby
D103 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5050, Burnaby
D104 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 6122, Burnaby
D105 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 7105, Burnaby
D106 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 3255, Burnaby
EDUC 240 - Social Issues in Education (3)

Social functions of the school; education and socialization; social, political, economic and cultural influences on the institutions and practices of education. May be applied towards the certificate in liberal arts.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SSCC 9002, Burnaby
D101 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 7105, Burnaby
D102 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 6122, Burnaby
D103 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 7105, Burnaby
D104 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D105 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D106 Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D107 Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB 7105, Burnaby
D108 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 6122, Burnaby
EDUC 250 - Studies in the History of Education in the Western World (3)

A study of major trends in educational practice from antiquity to the present. May be applied towards the certificate in liberal arts. Breadth-Humanities/Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Stephen Campbell
Mo 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
BLU 10921, Burnaby

Upper Division Requirements

Students complete

EDUC 471 - Curriculum Development: Theory and Practice (4)

Explorations of curriculum theory and processes of development with applications at different levels and in several subject areas. Prerequisite: 60 units.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
C200 Distance Education
C300 Distance Education
D100 Yaroslav Senyshyn
Fr 9:30 AM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5007, Burnaby
D200 Susan Barber
We 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
EDB 8620.2, Burnaby

and 11 upper division EDUC units and/or EDPR units to total 15 units.