Sessional Instructors - Faculty of Education (Winter 2019)

Competition Number:
27SI18
Position Type:
Sessional Opening
Closing Date:
Date of Posting:
Department:
Faculty of Education
Position:
Sessional Instructors
Contract:
Winter 2019

The Faculty of Education at the University of Prince Edward Island has openings for sessional instructors to teach the following courses in the Winter Sessions 2019.

ED 3630 – THE ADULT LEARNER

This course examines the principles and processes of adult learning.  Topics include learning domains, the history of adult education, personal experiences, social and cultural factors that affect learning, learning in formal and non-formal environments, professional and lifelong learning, principles and characteristics of adult learners, and Universal Design for Learning (UDL).

This is a three semester-hour course offered on-line to students in the Certificate of Adult Education program from January 3 to April 3.

ED 4270-2 – INTERMEDIATE/SENIOR MATHEMATICS II

This course is a continuation of Education 426, and builds a conceptual foundation for the topics covered in the intermediate/senior years curriculum. Emphasis is placed on the critical examination of the current intermediate/senior years mathematics curriculum in relation to materials and methodologies. Experience in a variety of teaching methodologies is provided in addition to the development of an understanding of the principles and practices of assessment in mathematics.

This is a three semester-hour course offered on campus to BEd students in the Intermediate/Senior stream from January 3 to February 11, on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 2:30 to 5:20pm.

ED 4280-1 – PRIMARY/ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS II

A continuation of Education 423, this course further examines and extends the pedagogy of Primary/Elementary focusing on how children conceptualize mathematics and instructional methods required to foster children's numeracy skills.

This is a three semester-hour course offered on campus to BEd students in the Primary/Elementary stream from January 3 to February 11, on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 11:30am to 2:20pm.

ED 4330-1 – LITERACY AND MULTILITERACIES IN THE EARLY YEARS II

This course is a continuation of Education 432, in which students use language arts outcomes, materials, methods, and assessment techniques to design comprehensive literacy programs and activities.

This is a three semester-hour course offered on campus to BEd students in the Primary/Elementary stream from January 3 to February 11, on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 2:30 to 5:20pm.
 

ED-4790-3  COMPÉTENCES LANGAGIÈRES EN CONTEXT ÉDUCATIF-PARTIE 2 (French)

This course is a continuation of ED 493. Participants will continue to enhance their language skills through the same type of activities as the previous course.

This is a three semester-hour course taught in French on campus to students in our BEd (français langue seconde) program from January 3 to February 11 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.

ED 4970 – TEACHING PRACTICES II (2 ENGLISH SECTIONS)

On-campus seminars and eleven weeks of practicum placement deepen their knowledge and practice required to meet the diverse learning needs of students within the classroom setting. Students effectively plan, implement, and assess adaptations and modifications required for optimal learning by individuals and the entire group. Students will further develop skills in classroom management and organization. In addition, the seminars will assist students in preparing for their chosen profession. EPortfolios will be completed and presented to meet course and program requirements.

This is a six semester-hour course offered to students in our Bachelor of Education program from January 3 to February 11 on Tuesdays (2:30pm to 5:20pm) and Fridays (8:30am to 11:20am).  This course also includes supervision of student winter practicum from February 13 to May 9.  The schedule of courses varies throughout the year.

ED 5820-3 – ASSESSMENT OF INDIVIDUAL LEARNERS (FRENCH)

Teachers are introduced to individualized educational assessment of children with learning needs and become familiar with a variety of assessment tools and their implementation.

This is a three semester-hour course offered on campus in French to students in our Bachelor of Education (français langue seconde) program from January 3 to February 11.  This section is offered Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30am to 11:20am.

Qualifications:

Successful candidates will normally have school-based experience in a Canadian public K-12 system. For applicants without school-based experience, teaching in other contexts relevant and appropriate to the position will be considered. Where courses are offered on-line using multi-media technologies, applicants will normally be able to demonstrate successful on-line teaching experience. Candidates who do not have previous online teaching experience must be open to and willing to do extra training for this delivery model, and without additional compensation.

In all instances, qualified applicants on the UPEI Sessional Roster of the Faculty of Education will be given priority. 

THE OFFERING OF THESE COURSES IS CONDITIONAL PENDING FINAL ENROLMENT NUMBERS.   ALL SESSIONAL COURSES ARE SUBJECT TO THE FINAL BUDGETARY AND ADMINISTRATIVE APPROVAL. 

For additional information regarding positions in the undergraduate programs, please contact Carolyn Francis or Judy Roper at 1.902.894.2813 or by email to crfrancis@upei.ca or jeroper@upei.ca 

Application Instructions:

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and names and contact details of three referees to:

Dr. Ron MacDonald, Dean
c/o Karen-Anne O’Halloran (kohalloran@upei.ca)
Faculty of Education
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 4P3

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

Closing date for applications is April 13, 2018.
 

 

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.