Secondary Registration Guide 2019/20 Summer Session

Registration opens Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 3:30 p.m.

Register for two terms:

  1. Summer Session Term 1 – May 19 to June 26, 2020
  2. Summer Session Term 2 – July 6 to 31, 2020

Secondary teacher candidates do not register in a standard timetable for the Summer Session.  You will add the individual course sections to your registration by following the Registration and Course Selection Instructions below.

Advising is available from the Teacher Education Office throughout the program. Policies and Guides are available here.

Registration Instructions

Step 1

Pay your registration deposit prior to the date and time above. Your registration date and time will be displayed on your Student Service Centre account two weeks prior to registration. The registration deposit can be paid beginning two weeks prior to your registration date.

See instructions on payment options

Step 2

Plan a conflict free timetable by creating worklists. You can create one or more worklists at by adding available course sections.

See tab "Course Selection Instructions."

Step 3

On your registration date, log in to the SSC and register in a selected worklist. If you have not created a worklist, add course selections as follows:

  1. Click "Course Schedule > Registration > Add/Drop Courses."
  2. Enter the course information and click on "Register."

There are limited seats in all course sections. If the section you have selected is full, then you must select a different section.

Step 4

  1. Click on "Registration > Timetable" to print your course schedule.
  2. Re-print the schedule in April and June in case changes have been made.

Step 5

Click on "Financial Summary" for information about deadlines for tuition and fee payment.

Course Selection Instructions

Step 1: EDST 403 & EDST 404

Add one section from both EDST 403 & EDST 404 to your registration. Choose from sections 301 to 310.

All sections are scheduled in Term 1.

Step 2: EDUC 452B

Add one section of EDUC 452B to your registration.

You must register in the section which corresponds to your EDUC 450B/451B section number from the Winter Session. All sections are scheduled in Term 1.

Step 3: LLED 361

Add one section of LLED 361 to your registration. Choose from sections 920 to 929.

Teacher candidates with a teachable subject area in French should register in section 929. All sections are scheduled in Term 1.

Step 4: Electives

Choose an elective in the following tab. Add an elective to your registration. All electives are scheduled in Term 2.

Teacher candidates in the IB Option — The IB elective completed in the Winter Session fulfills the 3 credit elective requirement. Do not register for an additional elective for the Summer Session.

Step 5: EDUC 440

Add one section of EDUC 440 to your registration. Choose from sections 970 to 979.

Teacher candidates with a teachable subject area in French should register in section 979. All sections are scheduled in Term 2.

Step 6: EPSE 317

Add one section of EPSE 317 to your registration. Choose from sections 925 to 929 and 974 to 978. All sections are scheduled in Term 2.

You must also register for the lecture section associated with the seminar section which you chose. The associated lecture section will appear under the seminar section on the course schedule.

Teacher candidates with a teachable subject area in French should register in section 978.

Step 7: Music Teacher Candidates Only - EDCP 412

Music teacher candidates must register in EDCP 412. EDCP 412 is scheduled in Term 1.



Course Description

ADHE 328 Section 951
Institutions of Adult Education
The history, roles, and activities of institutions in the field of adult education. Institutions in Canada, Great Britain, and the United States are emphasized, and some experiences in other countries are examined.
EDCP 323 Section 951
Outdoor Environmental Education: Curriculum and Pedagogy
EDCP 323 introduces Outdoor Environmental Education (OEE) curriculum, pedagogy, and place/land-based practices through local, applied outdoor learning experiences, relevant scholarship, and consideration of professional responsibilities. The course invites co-exploration, as students get their hands dirty discovering diverse outdoor learning contexts. There are opportunities to design, implement, and assess outdoor learning experiences and critically consider relationships between OEE and outdoor learning within Physical and Health Education (PHE) and broader school contexts, as well as in in/non-formal learning settings. Learning takes places outdoors all the time during the course (no classroom learning), so appropriate clothing and/or gear is required. Light to moderate physical activity is involved. There is a one-night overnight. An activity fee is required to cover field-trip and special-guest costs. Some common camping gear is available on loan. EDCP 323 can be adapted to meet various learner/ing needs, please contact instructor to discuss. EDCP 323 gratefully acknowledges that it takes place on the ancestral and unceded lands of the hǝn̓q̓ǝmin̓ǝm̓ speaking peoples.
EDCP 325
Approaches to Health Education
EDCP 325 provides an introduction into approaches to health education in schools, health care providers, offices, unions and community organizations and may be taken as part of an undergraduate program; part of the Diploma Program in Health Education (for Nursing, Human Kinetics, Family and Nutritional Sciences and Education students); or as an elective in a Master’s Degree Program.
EDCP 328
Environmental Education
EDCP 328 Environmental Education is open to all those interested in how to teach and what to teach when learning from nature and in nature, with a focus on Environmental Science, Environmental Ethics, Place Conscious, and Land Education.
Studies in an Art Education Studio Area
This course provides a space for participants (with or without a background in the arts) to consider and creatively explore the ways 3D art practices can be generative to teachers and students. It is composed of lectures, readings & group discussions, studio work time (touching on ceramics, assemblage, mixed media, spatial interventions), and informal critiques.
EDCP 413
Digital Media for Music Education
This course is designed to provide music specialist teachers with digital tools and resources for elementary and secondary classrooms. Focusing on self-directed and project-based learning, this course will cover both practical and theoretical aspects of music making and music teaching in the digital world.
Assessment in Mathematics Education
EDCP 441B - To become familiar with the various modes of assessment, and the pros and cons of using each in a particular situation, and to think critically about the social issues surrounding assessment at the school, teacher, and student levels.
EDCP 453
Biology for Teaching: Topics and Pedagogical Approaches - Secondary
EDCP 453 Biology for Teaching is a hands-on inquiry focused course that covers how and what to teach in the secondary Biology classroom in BC and is designed for non-biology majors.
EDCP 455
Earth and Space Science for Teaching: Topics and Pedagogical Approaches - Secondary
EDCP 455 Earth Space for Teaching is an introductory course that aligns with the BC curriculum and is designed for those interested in learning and experiencing hands-on inquiry focused curriculum and pedagogy in secondary Earth and Space sciences.
EDCP 456
Botany for Teaching: Topics and Pedagogical Approaches – Secondary
EDCP 456 Botany for Teaching is an introductory course that focuses on ways to teach the science of plant life through field experiences which include plant identification and classification activities within a broad and diverse range of learning contexts.
EDCP 481
Media Studies Across the Curriculum
This course focuses on understanding media and associated freedoms of expression and the press for learning, teaching, and public pedagogy.
EDCP 496
Global Education & Curriculum
This course will explore the meaning of global education, and the idea of teaching with/through a global perspective.
EPSE 432
Classroom Management
The course introduces students to evidence-based practices in positive behaviour support that strengthen appropriate student behaviour and reduce challenging behaviour in classroom and school settings.
LLED 368
Multiliteracies in English Language Arts Classrooms
This course focuses on the teaching of multiple literacies, media, and modalities of expression and learning practices. Placing emphasis on the use of social media in and out of classroom settings, the goal is to develop an understanding of the affordances and challenges of integrating new technologies and media of learning and expression in the classroom for teacher candidates.
LLED 449
Teaching Adolescents Literature
LLED 449 is designed to enable literature educators to further develop and explore their teacher identities, critical perspectives, and pedagogies. It is geared especially toward preparing to work with middle or secondary-level students. We will consider how we might best select and teach literature so that we can create meaningful and inclusive learning experiences for adolescent learners.
LLED 387
Secondary Theatre: Applications to Curriculum
This course covers some of the key practices and approaches of drama and theatre in education. It is largely based on experiential learning, and designed for teachers working at various grade levels and subject specializations. No prior experience in drama or theatre is necessary, although it is welcome. The drama strategies and techniques will include role drama, tableau, image theatre, playbuilding, improvisation, devising, amongst others. In the context of drama and theatre practices in education, the course will address issues of ethics and responsibility, diversity, and evaluation, along with literacy and cross curriculum application.
LLED 481
Digital Media in English Language Arts Education
LLED 481 provides an overview of digital media literacy in the context of English language arts education. It provides both theoretical and practical tools to critically analyze and create digital media and to explore and critique current developments in digital media. The focus will be on understanding the motivations and circumstances behind the evolution of digital media, as well as exploring teaching resources and practical tools to use digital media as educators.