Alexandre Da Costa, PhD

Associate Professor, Faculty of Education - Educational Policy Studies Dept
Directory

Winter Term 2023 (1820)

EDPS 412 - Multicultural and Anti-Racism Education

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course examines key theoretical and pedagogical aspects of multicultural and anti-racism education with a focus on how race, ethnicity, colonialism, and diversity shape issues of equity within school systems and the communities they serve. The course presents various social processes fundamental to shaping constructions of racial and cultural difference historically and in contemporary times, examining how such differences work at various levels, from everyday micro interactions to societal institutions and larger macro social structures.

LECTURE B02 (49108)

2023-01-05 - 2023-04-12
TH 14:00 - 15:20 (ED 306)



EDU 100 - Contexts of Education

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course focuses on the different contexts of professional practice within education. It critically examines the complex social relationships among educators as professionals and learners as participants in educational institutions. Teacher identity will be explored as a dynamic, reformative process in response to competing tensions that require an awareness of the positionality of educators. Preservice teachers will learn about the relationships between education and practice that are nested in social relations of learning that are also economic, political, and cultural. Engagement from a variety of perspectives they will develop professional knowledge for critical reconstructive practice. This course may not be taken for credit if credit has already been obtained in EDU 250, 300 or equivalent. [Department of Elementary Education, Department of Secondary Education]

LECTURE B04 (42102)

2023-01-05 - 2023-04-12
TH 09:30 - 10:50 (ED 106)



EDU 300 - Contexts of Education

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course focuses on the different contexts of professional practice within education. It critically examines the complex social relationships among educators as professionals and learners as participants in educational institutions. Teacher identity will be explored as a dynamic, reformative process in response to competing tensions that require an awareness of the positionality of educators. Preservice teachers will learn about the relationships between education and practice that are nested in social relations of learning that are also economic, political, and cultural. Engagement from a variety of perspectives they will develop professional knowledge for critical reconstructive practice. Note: EDU 300 is for After Degree students only. This course may not be taken for credit if credit has already been obtained in EDU 100, 250 or equivalent. [Department of Elementary Education, Department of Secondary Education]

LECTURE B04 (46230)

2023-01-05 - 2023-04-12
TH 09:30 - 10:50 (ED 106)