EU427d Language and Literacy Education Intermediate (JI)
Wilfrid Laurier University
Waterloo, ON, Canada
3d ago

Faculty / Academic Area : Faculty of Education

Department : B.Ed. Program

Term :

Fall 2018, Sept 6 - Nov 22, 2018

Days / Times :

Thursdays, 12 : 30pm - 3 : 20pm

Campus : Waterloo

Hours per week / Hours Total : 3 / 36

Anticipated Class Size : 35-40


Additional Course Requirements :

Position Summary :

EU427, Language and Literacy Education (Intermediate), 0.5 Credit

This course investigates current theory and practice related to English language and literacy development, including effective planning, instruction, assessment, and implementation of the curriculum at the intermediate level (grades seven to ten).

The course will expand on the broadened definition of literacy that is needed to examine the literacy practices of adolescents in a dynamic world.

TECs will develop requisite knowledge and skills to establish a repertoire of research and evidence-based instructional strategies to support students' disciplinary literacy development.

For teacher education candidates with subject specialization in English this course will include an enhanced emphasis on curriculum and instruction in grades nine and ten.

Note for .5 credit courses

Given that the Faculty of Education is committed to an interaction between theory and application, 6 of the contact hours in this course will be related to experiences outside the University classroom.

For example, candidates may be assigned tasks related to the content of each course to execute in the PDS school site. Your course instructor will inform you how the additional 6 hours will be accounted for in this course.

Qualifications - Required : Master's Degree

Qualifications - Other :

Master’s degree or equivalent. The criteria for appointment, in order of priority, are requisite academic qualifications, an excellent record of teaching / supervision in the relevant content area, extensive teaching / supervision experience, and other relevant qualifications.

Salary : $8100

Application Deadline : 22 May 2018

Submit with Application :
  • CV (required)
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  • Completed Application Summary Form - https : / / / form / instructor-application-form-faculty-
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  • Cover letter (recommended)
  • Teaching Dossier (recommended)
  • Letters of Reference (optional)
  • To Apply :

    Please submit this information by electronically to education (subject line : Part-time Application- INSERT COURSE APPLYING FOR)

    This appointment is in accordance with the Part-time Contract Academic Staff Collective Agreement, for which the Wilfrid Laurier Faculty Association (WLUFA) is the exclusive bargaining agent.

    Posted on : 3 May 2018

    Posting Ends : 22 May 2018

    Please Note :

    Applicants must be willing to work within the conceptual framework of the program. Potential applicants are invited to view the framework on the Faculty of Education website : https : / / wlu.

    ca / academics / faculties / faculty-of-education / about / conceptual-framework.html

    Pursuant to Article 13.5 of the Collective Agreement for Part-time Contract Academic Staff (CAS) and Part-time Librarians, all applicants shall apply electronically.

    Applications must be received by 23 : 59 local time of the date on the posting.In keeping with its ongoing commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, and to address the underrepresentation of Indigenous faculty at the University, the Faculty of Education encourages applications from First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Candidates.

    Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, including persons of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and persons of a visible minority.

    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Members of the designated groups must self-

    identify to the Dean of the Faculty of Education, Dr. Colleen Willard-Holt (cwh, telephone : (519) 884-0710, ext.

    2212, to be considered for employment equity.

    https : / / / about / governance / assets / resources / 8.4-employment-equity.html

    In accordance with the requirements of Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the successful applicants will be required to prove they are legally able to work in Canada.

    To obtain a copy of this job posting in accessible format, please contact Laurie Minor : lminor wlu.caAll course offerings will be contingent on adequate student registration and subject to budgetary funding.

    Although we appreciate each and every applicant, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted. Thank you.

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