EDES - Education - Elementary and Secondary

Offered By:
Faculty of Education

Below are the courses available from the EDES subject code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, and class times

EDES 145A - Mixed Chorus View Available Classes

★ 0.05 (fi 2)(TWO TERM, 0-0-4)

A music ensemble designed to provide education students with practical experience in the organization, administration and literature of the mixed chorus. Note: This is a credit/no credit course.


EDES 145B - Mixed Chorus View Available Classes

★ 0.05 (fi 2)(TWO TERM, 0-0-4)

A music ensemble designed to provide education students with practical experience in the organization, administration and literature of the mixed chorus. Note: This is a credit/no credit course.


EDES 251A - Education Handbell Ringers I View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-2L-0)

This course examines repertoire, performance practice, rehearsal techniques and program administration of the handbell choir through a process of practical application. Prerequisite: successful completion of an audition of music reading skills.


EDES 251B - Education Handbell Ringers I View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-2L-0)

This course examines repertoire, performance practice, rehearsal techniques and program administration of the handbell choir through a process of practical application. Prerequisite: successful completion of an audition of music reading skills.


EDES 301 - Introduction to Teaching in the Middle Years View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course is an overview of the roles of the teacher in middle years and provides an overview of the middle level curriculum. This course will provide an analysis of the unique nature of middle years education and middle years student. Emphasis is placed upon strategies for planning instruction and assessment within a positive classroom environment. (Restricted to students in the Middle Years Program offered at Red Deer.) Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


Starting: 2021-09-01

EDES 301 - Introduction to Teaching in the Middle Years

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course is an overview of the roles of the teacher in middle years and provides an overview of the middle level curriculum. This course will provide an analysis of the unique nature of middle years education and middle years student. Emphasis is placed upon strategies for planning instruction and assessment within a positive classroom environment. (Restricted to students in the Middle Years Program offered at Red Deer.) Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations section of the Calendar.


EDES 340 - Active and Interactive Curriculum and Instruction in the Middle Years View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Based on the distinct developmental and societal needs of adolescents, this course will examine the social and curricular frameworks for learning and teaching. It will include theoretical and practical implications of the active and interactive nature of adolescent learning, incorporating a wide range of process and strategies. Prerequisite: Introductory Professional Term. (Restricted to students in the Middle Years Program offered at Red Deer.)


EDES 348 - Reading in the Junior and Senior High School View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course focuses on reading strategies for learning all subject areas, with an emphasis on comprehension and critical-thinking.


EDES 351A - Education Handbell Ringers II View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-2L-0)

This course examines repertoire, performance practice, rehearsal techniques and program administration of the handbell choir through a process of practical application. Prerequisite: EDES 251.


EDES 351B - Education Handbell Ringers II View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-2L-0)

This course examines repertoire, performance practice, rehearsal techniques and program administration of the handbell choir through a process of practical application. Prerequisite: EDES 251


EDES 361 - Introduction to Curriculum and Instruction in Middle Years Art View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course provides an introduction to visual arts education for middle years. It is comprised of lectures, discussions, audio-visual presentations, and hands-on media experiences. No visual arts background necessary. Prerequisite: Introductory Professional Term. (Restricted to students in the Middle Years Program offered at Red Deer.) Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


Starting: 2021-09-01

EDES 361 - Introduction to Curriculum and Instruction in Middle Years Art

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course provides an introduction to visual arts education for middle years. It is comprised of lectures, discussions, audio-visual presentations, and hands-on media experiences. No visual arts background necessary. Prerequisite: Introductory Professional Term. (Restricted to students in the Middle Years Program offered at Red Deer.) Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations section of the Calendar.


EDES 362 - Language Arts in the Middle Years View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course will introduce the language arts curriculum and will give a broad overview of the knowledge and skills required to implement a language arts program in middle years classrooms. Prerequisite: Introductory Professional Term. (Restricted to students in the Middle Years Program offered at Red Deer.)


EDES 363 - Communication Through Mathematics in Middle Years Education View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course provides an introduction to the teaching and learning of mathematics in the middle years. The focus will be on using curriculum, strategies, planning and resources to meet student needs. Prerequisite: Introductory Professional Term. (Restricted to students in the Middle Years Program offered at Red Deer.)


EDES 364 - Curriculum and Instruction in Middle Years Physical Education View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course is designed to prepare students to teach Physical Education effectively in the middle years. The goals to this end integrate understanding of child development, physical education, health, curriculum and instruction and making curricula links. Prerequisite: Introductory Professional Term. (Restricted to students in the Middle Years Program offered at Red Deer.)


EDES 365 - Curriculum and Instruction in Middle Years Science Education View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Provides an introduction to teaching middle years children about science and 'design and make' technology. Such themes as children's learning, science/technology/society connections, the Alberta program, planning and instruction and assessing children's progress will be explored. Prerequisite: Introductory Professional Term. (Restricted to students in the Middle Years Program offered at Red Deer.)


EDES 366 - Curriculum and Instruction in Middle Years Social Studies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An introduction to planning, resources, curriculum and strategies for meeting middle years students' needs through social studies. Prerequisite: Introductory Professional Term. (Restricted to students in the Middle Years Program offered at Red Deer.)


EDES 401 - Conference Seminar View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)
There is no available course description.

EDES 404 - Special Topics in Art Process View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 1-0-4)

This course combines a specific studio focus with a reflective exploration of creative processes in art making and teaching. Students engage in exploration of performance art traditions, new media, and installation works. The nature of aesthetic response and the role of the audience as an aspect of creative process are examined. This course is open to all Art Education majors and minors. Other Education and Fine Art majors may register by consent of Department. Prerequisite: *6 ART and *3 ART H, or comparable prior experience.


EDES 440 - Constructing Integrated Curriculum in the Middle Years View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Focuses on constructing integrated curriculum for middle years classrooms. Includes the examination of resources and existing middle years curriculum with a view to implementation and assessment. Prerequisite: Introductory Professional Term. (Restricted to students in the Middle Years Program offered at Red Deer.)


EDES 451A - Education Handbell Ringers III View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-2L-0)

This course examines repertoire, performance practice, rehearsal techniques and program administration of the handbell choir through a process of practical application. Prereqiuisite: EDES 351.


EDES 451B - Education Handbell Ringers III View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-2L-0)

This course examines repertoire, performance practise, rehearsal techniques and program administration of the handbell choir through a process of practical application. Prerequisite: EDES 351.


EDES 501 - Conference Seminar View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)
There is no available course description.

EDES 502 - Conference Seminar View Available Classes

★ 6 (fi 12)(EITHER, 0-6S-0)
There is no available course description.

EDES 503A - Conference Seminar View Available Classes

★ 0.5 (fi VAR)(VAR, VARIABLE)
There is no available course description.

EDES 503B - Conference Seminar View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi VAR)(VAR, VARIABLE)
There is no available course description.

EDES 504 - Special Topics in Art Process View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-0-4)

This course combines a specific studio focus and an exploration of performance art traditions with the goal of guiding students toward an understanding of the role that the audience plays in art as a form of communication and a way of learning. Prerequisite: *6 in ART and *3 in ART H, or consent of Department.


EDES 506 - Searching Issues of Pedagogy in Practice: Race, Gender and Culture View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

This course will draw upon a wide range of conceptual frameworks to consider issues of race, gender and culture within a variety of locations. Based on the work of feminist, postcolonial and critical theorists, and the analyses of various contemporary curriculum theorists, we will explore research issues relevant to questions of race, gender and culture and consider how such research and theory can contribute to the practice of a pluralistic and inclusive pedagogy. In particular, we will consider dilemmas of feminist theory and pedagogy and intersections of gender with race, class and culture, questions of identity, subjectivity and representation, and practical strategies for developing a pluralistic pedagogy in a number of sites of practice.


EDES 509 - Teaching Science in Elementary and Secondary Schools View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course allows students to consider at the graduate level current trends in learning theory, teaching strategies, program development and assessment which affect teaching science in schools.


EDES 548 - Directed Study in School Library Research View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


EDES 601 - Conference Seminar View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)
There is no available course description.

EDES 603A - Conference Seminar View Available Classes

★ 0.5 (fi VAR)(VAR, VARIABLE)
There is no available course description.

EDES 603B - Conference Seminar View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi VAR)(VAR, VARIABLE)
There is no available course description.