Subject: Curriculum Studies
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Education
Department: Curriculum Studies


This introductory course focuses on the unique character of teaching and learning in secondary schools. Students will be introduced to major constructs related to teaching, such as professionalism, curricula, learning styles, instructional strategies and assessment related to teaching and learning at the secondary level. They will also become familiar with the historical and contemporary contexts within which secondary schooling takes place in Canada, and in Saskatchewan. The course is intended to provide students with (a) an introductory framework for thinking about educational issues and practices in teaching and learning in secondary schools; (b) an analysis of why teaching and learning in secondary school contexts is organized as it currently is; and, (c) the consideration of alternative possibilities for innovative teaching and learning in secondary education.

Restriction(s): Restricted to students in the College of Education.

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