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


The teacher's role is regarded as being a manager of learning and the organizational, leadership, and control aspects of this role are examined. Experience will be gained in planning instructional activities and in delivering instruction through the use of micro-teaching. Deals with creating and maintaining safe and effective learning environments in Practical and Applied Arts (PAA). Student candidates will research various approaches to the above topics and then develop their own philosophy, theory and management plan for facilities, classroom management and crisis in PAA. Students will demonstrate understanding of curriculum intentions, application of learning and assessment theory, scientific literacy, lab safety, and handling of controversial issues through participation in course work and assignments.

Permission of the department is required.
Restriction(s): Restricted to students in the Certificate in Practical and Applied Arts, the Technical Vocational Stream, and the Certificate in Secondary Technical Vocational Education Programs.
Note: Students with credit for ECUR 332 or ECUR 334 will not receive credit for this course.

Upcoming class offerings

For full details about upcoming courses, refer to the class search tool or, if you are a current student, the registration channel in PAWS.


The syllabus is a public document that provides detail about a class, such as the schedule of activities, learning outcomes, and weighting of assignments and examinations.

Once an instructor has made their syllabus publicly available on USask’s Learning Management System, it will appear below. Please note that the examples provided below do not represent a complete set of current or previous syllabus material. Rather, they are presented solely for the purpose of indicating what may be required for a given class. Unless otherwise specifically stated on the content, the copyright for all materials in each course belongs to the instructor whose name is associated with that course. The syllabus is the intellectual property of instructors or the university.

For more information, visit the Academic Courses Policy , the Syllabus page for instructors , or for students your Academic Advising office.