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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
D100 John Nesbit
Sep 6 – Dec 5, 2023: Wed, Fri, 1:30–2:20 p.m.
Burnaby
D101 Sessional
Sep 6 – Dec 5, 2023: Wed, 9:30–10:20 a.m.
Burnaby
D102 Sessional
Sep 6 – Dec 5, 2023: Wed, 10:30–11:20 a.m.
Burnaby
D103 Sessional
Sep 6 – Dec 5, 2023: Wed, 11:30 a.m.–12:20 p.m.
Burnaby
D104 Sessional
Sep 6 – Dec 5, 2023: Wed, 12:30–1:20 p.m.
Burnaby
D105 Sessional
Sep 6 – Dec 5, 2023: Wed, 2:30–3:20 p.m.
Burnaby
D106 Sessional
Sep 6 – Dec 5, 2023: Wed, 3:30–4:20 p.m.
Burnaby
D107 Sessional
Sep 6 – Dec 5, 2023: Fri, 9:30–10:20 a.m.
Burnaby
D108 Sessional
Sep 6 – Dec 5, 2023: Fri, 10:30–11:20 a.m.
Burnaby
D109 Sessional
Sep 6 – Dec 5, 2023: Fri, 11:30 a.m.–12:20 p.m.
Burnaby
D110 Sessional
Sep 6 – Dec 5, 2023: Fri, 12:30–1:20 p.m.
Burnaby
D111 Sessional
Sep 6 – Dec 5, 2023: Fri, 2:30–3:20 p.m.
Burnaby
D112 Sessional
Sep 6 – Dec 5, 2023: Fri, 3:30–4:20 p.m.
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
OL01 Scott Bowering
TBD
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 Charles Bingham
Sep 6 – Dec 5, 2023: Thu, 2:30–4:20 p.m.
Burnaby
D101 Sessional
Charles Bingham
Sep 6 – Oct 6, 2023: Tue, 10:30–11:20 a.m.
Oct 11 – Dec 5, 2023: Tue, 10:30–11:20 a.m.
Burnaby
Burnaby
D102 Sessional
Charles Bingham
Sep 6 – Oct 6, 2023: Tue, 11:30 a.m.–12:20 p.m.
Oct 11 – Dec 5, 2023: Tue, 11:30 a.m.–12:20 p.m.
Burnaby
Burnaby
D103 Sessional
Charles Bingham
Sep 6 – Oct 6, 2023: Tue, 12:30–1:20 p.m.
Oct 11 – Dec 5, 2023: Tue, 12:30–1:20 p.m.
Burnaby
Burnaby
D104 Sessional
Charles Bingham
Sep 6 – Oct 6, 2023: Tue, 1:30–2:20 p.m.
Oct 11 – Dec 5, 2023: Tue, 1:30–2:20 p.m.
Burnaby
Burnaby
D105 Charles Bingham
Sep 6 – Dec 5, 2023: Thu, 10:30–11:20 a.m.
Burnaby
D106 Charles Bingham
Sep 6 – Dec 5, 2023: Thu, 11:30 a.m.–12:20 p.m.
Burnaby
D107 Charles Bingham
Sep 6 – Dec 5, 2023: Thu, 12:30–1:20 p.m.
Burnaby
D108 Charles Bingham
Sep 6 – Dec 5, 2023: Thu, 1:30–2:20 p.m.
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 Fatemah Jalali-Tehrani
Sep 6 – Dec 5, 2023: Mon, 2:30–5:20 p.m.
Oct 10, 2023: Tue, 2:30–5:20 p.m.
Burnaby
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
E100 Susan Barber
Sep 6 – Oct 6, 2023: Tue, 4:30–8:20 p.m.
Oct 11 – Dec 5, 2023: Tue, 4:30–8:20 p.m.
Burnaby
Burnaby
OL01 Addisu Bailie
TBD
OL02 Michelle Nilson
TBD

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