Education

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Course Code
EDD-0034
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
NA
               
Course Code
EDU-4203
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Examines the principles and dynamic nature of curriculum through an investigation of definitions of curriculum, evaluation of curriculum and learning outcomes, and differences between syllabus and curriculum. From this examination students evaluate curriculums and design a syllabus to match their learning contexts.
               
Course Code
EDU-3033
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Focus on the development of academic reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Examine and interpret a broad range of articles, reports, and academic texts, as well as demonstrate understanding of extended speech on a range of general topics at natural speeds. Create short reports and expository texts such as discussion essays, and demonstrate an ability to take an active part in discussions, while demonstrating a solid understanding of grammar and an ability to understand the multiple meanings of a broad range of words in specific contexts.
               
Course Code
EDU-2113
Credit Hours
14
Level
UG
Course Description
Focus on the language needed by English teachers as they manage the learning process. Through microteaching scenarios, explore a mixture of tasks designed to simulate classroom teaching, such as producing clear, level-appropriate and linguistically accurate spoken classroom instructions, rewriting texts to make them more accessible to lower level learners, and demonstrating competence in handling routine pedagogical interchanges in the classroom.
               
Course Code
EDU-3003
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Learn about the concepts, values, skills, qualities and understanding about leaders and leadership. Develop the analytical, inspirational, persuasive, metacognitive, and critical and creative thinking skills required in an ethical leader as well as practice applying these skills in simulations and team-based practical activities that support reflection and self-discovery.
               
Course Code
EDU-1003
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Explore theories of child development to gain an initial understanding of the significant influence of these approaches on teaching and learning. Examine the development of children from birth to the end of primary school age by investigating the domains of cognitive, linguistic, physical, social, emotional and moral development.
               
Course Code
EDU-1503
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Develop a more sophisticated understanding of theories of child development and how they influence the approaches to teaching and learning that were introduced in semester one. Explore the development of the older child by investigating the domains of cognitive, linguistic, motor, social, artistic and emotional development and their influence on motivation and learner behaviour.
               
Course Code
EDU-2303
Credit Hours
2
Level
UG
Course Description
Obtain an overview of key theories of children's acquisition of English (FLA) and consider the contrast with how Second Language Acquisition occurs. Explore the nature of learner language, and variability and gain important practical insights for teaching and learner language development from learner errors.
               
Course Code
EPR-2003
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Explore and  examine significant international models of learning and teaching. Additionally, examine and evaluate approaches to the teaching of Speaking, Listening and Vocabulary to EFL learners. Develop and use sophisticated and accurate target language when on teaching practice.
               
Course Code
ELT-2503
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Develop an appreciation of children’s literature and its fundamental role in promoting literacy in primary schools. Develop an understanding of the basic structure of a story and the basic literary genres,  and examine their appropriateness for the UAE context. Explore how to  develop the ability to deliver fluent and engaging story time sessions. 
               
Course Code
EPR-2603
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Explore appropriate methods and strategies for effective, integrated delivery of Language Arts i.e. teaching of reading in an English medium primary classroom. Identify and evaluate a variety of international models for teaching the principles, concepts and skills of English. Consider the implications for integrated content delivery in schools.
               
Course Code
EDU-1203
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Explore the broad role of the teacher/educator, the student and the culture of the classroom/learning environment in an introductory and non-threatening manner. This will be achieved either by direct experience (observation) in relevant institutions or though viewing videos of best practice, and through input sessions at college during the semester.
               
Course Code
EDU-1703
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Develop an understanding of the broad role of the teacher, students and the culture of the learning environment, through  direct experience in relevant institutions, and input sessions at college. The themes of the course closely relate to educational and practicum subjects. Explore and critically reflect on the application of a range of methodologies including Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences, Bloom’s taxonomy and other contemporary theories.
               
Course Code
EDU-1303
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Develop an introductory understanding of  computer hardware, software, and web-based learning technologies that can be used in teaching and learning. Explore the fundamental elements of ICT for learning environments and its underlying pedagogy, educational issues relating to the use of technology in the classroom, the significance of technologies, their impact on society, and how society has changed as a result of them.
               
Course Code
EDU-1803
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Develop an understanding of the process of enquiry through the application of naturalistic, informal and structured concepts. Apply these to activities that support the development of a range of fundamental mathematical and scientific concepts and skills. Create activities that engage children in mathematical and scientific enquiry.
               
Course Code
EPR-3203
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Explore and demonstrate a broad range of student centred strategies to teach primary mathematics. Understand Constructivist, Behaviorist and Motivational theories related to teaching primary mathematics. Consider links between planning, instruction and assessment. Demonstrate how to appropriately incorporate ICT, and supportive resources/manipulatives to develop and improve the learning experiences.
               
Course Code
EPC-1403
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
The practicum is central to the Bachelor of Applied Science in Education. In the “Beginning Teaching” phase of the programme, students complete a 12-15 day practicum in a primary and/or kindergarten setting. During this placement they will observe, implement and reflect upon learning highlighted in the education and methodology strands of the programme. Students will document current practice and undertake a minimum of two, paired or individual teaching activities with small groups of students under the direct supervision of the MST.
               
Course Code
EPC-2903
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
In the final semester of the “Emerging Teaching” phase of the programme, student teachers complete a practicum over a 15-20 day period during which coursework from corresponding courses will also be implemented.  This takes place in a setting appropriate for their degree strand (ECE, EDT, EPR, ELT). Building on Practicum 2a and under the guidance of the MST, student teachers will individually plan, deliver and reflect upon the efficacy of a minimum of three, complete teaching sessions with an entire class.
               
Course Code
EPC-4406
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
NA
               
Course Code
EDU-4003
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Explore fundamental reflective practice informed by action research principles. Apply this knowledge to the creation of an authentic preliminary investigation into a researchable issue, culminating in an action plan that will be implemented in the following semester as part of a complete reflective practice project. Examine various elements of reflective practice with a focus on qualitative action research methodology.
               
Course Code
EPR-3703
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Develop methods and strategies to teach primary science effectively. Explore constructivism, the inquiry learning process and STEM learning. Develop planning skills for student centred science learning experiences. Identify and distinguish how formative and summative assessments can be used to develop a continuous assessment plan, focusing on assessment for learning. Demonstrate and apply questioning, effective use of materials and ICT, and assessment.
               
Course Code
EDU-2803
Credit Hours
2
Level
UG
Course Description
Develop a basic understanding of the current philosophies, structure, levels of support, methodologies and assistive technologies required to educate students with special needs in different learning environments. Students explore a variety of case studies to expand their understanding of SEN and challenge their assumptions whilst researching local approaches to special needs.

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Course Code
EPR-3703
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Explore the broad role of the teacher/educator, the student and the culture of the classroom/learning environment in an introductory and non-threatening manner. This will be achieved either by direct experience (observation) in relevant institutions or though viewing videos of best practice, and through input sessions at college during the semester.

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