North Bay and Brantford BEd Intersession Presentation 2015

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AGENDA
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Types of AQS
Modes of Delivery
May and June Intersession
Registration
Reporting of Results to OCT
TYPES OF ADDITIONAL
QUALIFICATIONS
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Additional Basic Qualification Courses (ABQs)
Additional Qualification Courses (AQs)
Honour Specialist Courses
Principal’s Qualification Courses (PQP)
All courses:
 Regulated under O. Reg. 176/10
 Accredited by Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) using
their course guidelines
 Entered on candidate’s certificate of qualification
 Each course is a minimum of 125 hours of work
 Degree credit courses
 May count for grid movement
What is an ABQ?
An ABQ is a divisional qualification and qualifies you to teach
in a division beyond the two that are part of your BEd
program
 Primary ABQ (Grades K - 3)
 Junior ABQ (Grades 4 - 6)
 Intermediate ABQ (Grades 7 - 10)
 Senior ABQ (Grades 11 - 12)
EDUC 4605 - Primary ABQ
Goals:
 To familiarize candidates with the curriculum in Ontario
for Grades K - 3
 To support appropriate strategy selection and
development for students in Grades K - 3
 No teachable subjects are required
EDUC 4615 - Junior ABQ
Goals:
 To familiarize candidates with the curriculum in Ontario
for Grades 4 - 6
 To support appropriate strategy selection and
development for students in Grades 4 - 6
 No teachable subjects are required
Intermediate ABQ
Goals:
 To familiarize candidates with the curriculum in Ontario
for Grades 7 - 10 and extend the skills and knowledge for
teaching in the intermediate division and of a subjectspecific intermediate division program. One half of the
course (the elective) concentrates on specific content for
one teaching subject.
 Course composed of a Core component (50%) and an
Elective component (50%). Core component includes
Methods, Special Education, etc.
Teachable Subject Requirements Intermediate
 Two (2) full undergraduate courses in one teachable
subject – 12 credits
 Must check teachable eligibility with the Office of the
Registrar before registering
 The Reg. office staff are qualified to evaluate your
transcript to determine which courses will count toward
which teaching subject
Intermediate Teaching Subjects
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EDUC 4015 English
EDUC 4025 French as a Second Language
EDUC 4035 Geography
EDUC 4045 History
EDUC 4055 Mathematics
EDUC 4065 Music - Instrumental
EDUC 4075 Health and Physical Education
EDUC 4085 Science - General
EDUC 4095 Visual Arts
EDUC 4115 Religious Education
Senior ABQ
Goals:
 To familiarize candidates with the curriculum in Ontario for
Grades 11 - 12 and extend the skills and knowledge for
teaching in the senior division and of a subject-specific
senior division program. One half of the course (the
elective) concentrates on specific content for one
teaching subject
 Course composed of a Core component (50%) and an
Elective component (50%). Core component includes CDE,
Education & Schooling and Special Education
Teachable Subject Requirements Senior
 Three (3) full undergraduate courses in one teachable
subject – 18 credits
 You do not need to be qualified in two subjects to take the
Senior ABQ – only one is required
 Must check teachable eligibility with the Office of the
Registrar before registering
 The Reg. office staff are qualified to evaluate your
transcript to determine which courses will count toward
which teaching subject
Senior Teachable Subjects
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EDUC 4610 English
EDUC 4620 Computer Studies
EDUC 4630 Business Studies: Accounting
EDUC 4640 Geography
EDUC 4650 History
EDUC 4660 Mathematics
EDUC 4670 Health and Physical Education
EDUC 4680 Science – Biology
EDUC 4690 Visual Arts
EDUC 4700 Music – Instrumental
EDUC 4710 Science – Physics
EDUC 4720 Science – Chemistry
EDUC 4740 Social Sciences – General
EDUC 4780 Religious Education
EDUC 4790 French as a Second Language
What is an AQ?
With an AQ, you have the opportunity to focus on a specific
area and expand your qualifications.
Two types:
 One Session AQs
 For example, Outdoor Experiential Education, Autism,
Alternative Education
 Three Session AQs
 Offered in three-parts that lead to a Specialist
qualification
 For example, Special Education, Parts I, II and III,
Kindergarten, Parts I, II, and III, FSL, Parts I, II and III,
Reading, Parts I, II, and III…..and many more
Three Session AQs
 Once you have taken all three parts of a Three-Session
Qualification you are deemed to be a Specialist in that area
 Part I courses – you are eligible to take Part I courses
immediately after BEd program completion
 Part II courses – must have one year of successful teaching
experience (194 teaching days). These can be supply days
and don’t have to be consecutive, they are cumulative
 Part III courses – must have two years of successful
teaching experience (388 days) with one year teaching
experience in the subject area of the course you wish to
take
Honour Specialist Courses
 Examines a particular curriculum subject from
Kindergarten to Grade 12
 Emphasizes learning theory, developmental needs, and
effective teaching methods pertinent to the subject
specialization
 Normally taken by High School Teachers who want to be
Department Heads or by Curriculum Consultants
 Need two years of successful teaching experience, one
year in subject area, and an Honours Undergraduate
Degree in the subject (54 credits with a B average)
Honour Specialist Courses
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EDUC 4420 English
EDUC 4430 French as a Second Language
EDUC 4440 Geography
EDUC 4450 History
EDUC 4460 Biology
EDUC 4490 Mathematics
EDUC 4520 Health and Physical Education
EDUC 4530 Visual Arts
EDUC 4550 Computer Studies
EDUC 4570 Business Studies
Principal’s Qualification Program
 After 5 years of successful teaching experience
 Must be qualified in three divisions (one of which must be
Intermediate)
 Require either two specialists, one specialist and half of a
Masters degree, or a full Masters degree
Online Delivery (Blackboard)
 Wide variety of courses including ABQs, one session AQs, three session AQs, and
Honour Specialist
 All content delivered online
 Regular interaction required (i.e., participation in discussion board)
 Asynchronous communication
 Estimate 10 to 15 hours of work per week
 Cannot be fast-tracked
 Offered in three sessions per year (generally 12 weeks in length)
 Spring/Summer
 Fall/Winter
 Winter/Spring
 ABQs and higher enrolment AQs (e.g., Special Ed, Reading, etc.) offered in every
session
 Spring/Summer 2015 online session - May 27 – August 14
 Registration opens March 9th, 2015
Face-to Face (On-site) Courses
 4-week May/June Intersession – North Bay/Brantford
 North Bay - Special Education , Part I
 Brantford – may offer both Special Education, Part I and Senior
Division (ABQ) – Social Sciences
 Registration opens March 9th, 2015
BEd Intersession – May and June
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Exclusive opportunity to complete a course in one month
Have your summer free
Designed for Nipissing Education Grads
Study with your peers
Intensive instruction by BEd faculty and exemplary
teachers
 Attendance in all classes is mandatory
May 2015 Intersession – North Bay
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Special Education, Part I
May 4 to May 29
All in-class
No practicum
May/June 2015 Intersession –
Brantford
 Special Education, Part I (Brantford campus)
 May 4 to May 29
 Senior Division (ABQ) – Social Sciences (Brantford
campus)
 June 1 to June 26
 Scheduling may involve evening classes
 No classes scheduled on convocation days
 All in-class
 No practicum
Important Information
 Registration begins March 9th on WebAdvisor
 Fees - $675 for AQs & $750 for ABQs
(may be subject to change)
 Payment is due at the time of registration
Registration
 Must be a current BEd student in good standing
 Must confirm eligibility for Intermediate or Senior ABQ
course teachables by emailing [email protected]
from your student email account
 Application with the Ontario College of Teachers must be
in-progress. You are required to enter your OCT number
on WebAdvisor prior to registration
Registration Process
 Registration is done through WebAdvisor
 System won’t allow registration unless you have entered
your OCT number on the system prior to registration
 Login to WebAdvisor, go to Teachers or Masters
Students Menu, click on Register OCT number
 System won’t allow you to register for Intermediate or
Senior ABQ courses if you have not checked your eligibility
with the Office of the Registrar
 Any changes to your registration must be made through
WebAdvisor
 Non-payment of fees, non-attendance or telling the
professor is NOT CONSIDERED an official withdrawal
 Withdrawal from courses must be made through
WebAdvisor or in writing to the Office of the Registrar
 Prior to the first class, students who are deemed to be in
poor academic standing will be de-registered from any
ABQ or AQ courses that they register for
Payment of Fees
 Provide your credit card information when registering on-line,
or
 If paying by cheque or cash, fees must be paid to the Finance
Office within two days of registration
Reporting Course Results
 Grade available on WebAdvisor after July 31st for Intersession
courses
 University Transcript sent to you
 Reported by university to OCT in August
 Recorded by OCT on your Certificate of Qualification (will not
be on the first certificate that you receive)
 Must be an OCT member in good standing to record your
course
IMPORTANT ADVISORY
REQUIREMENT TO BE REPORTED TO OCT FOR THE
INTERSESSION ABQS AND AQS
All graduating teachers must pay their OCT membership dues
and be a member in good standing no later than JULY 31st ,
2015. Any teacher who fails to pay their dues and is not a
member in good standing with the College by July 31st , 2015
will NEVER be reported to OCT for AQ or ABQ courses taken
in this session
If you do not plan to follow through with OCT certification
immediately following completion of your pre-service
program, you should not plan to take AQs until you are a
member in good standing
AQ Information
 In-Service Education ext. 4217
[email protected]
BOOKMARK THIS SITE
www.nipissingu.ca/aq

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