Additional Qualification

Technological Education

Technological Education

Technological Education courses are offered as Additional Basic Qualifications for those with the required background to bridge the gap between practical field work experience and effective classroom delivery.

Extend your teaching knowledge and skills in the design, program delivery and assessment of subject-specific grade 9/10 and 11/12 technology programs that address the development of adolescents, the school environment and other issues related to teaching and learning in secondary school technological education programs.

Candidates include teachers with some combination of education and prior experience in a related technology field.

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What You’ll Learn

Emphasis will be on curriculum design focused on developing activity-based projects that engage a variety of design and problem-solving processes.

Instructional strategies, including cooperative learning, problem-solving, classroom management for a safe classroom and evaluation of performance-based learning provide a focus for the development of learning modules and other instructional methods appropriate for board-based and integrated technology programs. 

Qualification Overview

Successful completion is a final grade of C- (B- for hons specialist). Upon successful completion of the course, a recommendation will be sent to the Ontario College of Teachers.

Program Length

3 months

Format

Blended or in-person

Class Size

Under 30 learners

Course Duration

125 Hours

Effort

Varies

Total Investment

$795 (9/10 and 11/12 ABQs)
Plus applicable materials fees of $75-100 (see course notes)

Upcoming Courses

In this course the elements of residential construction will be explored as they apply to the broad-based area of Construction Technology. Candidates will explore advanced construction techniques in carpentry, electricity, plumbing, drywall, painting, decorating and building design at the Senior level. Emphasis will be on curriculum design focusing on developing activity-based projects that engage a variety of design and problem-solving processes. Instructional strategies, including cooperative learning, problem-solving, classroom management for a safe classroom, and evaluation of performance-based learning provide a focus for the development of learning modules and other instructional methods appropriate for broad-based and integrated technology programs. The course includes evaluation of participants' technical proficiency and safe use of tools and equipment in Construction Technology.

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In this course the elements of residential construction will be explored as they apply to the broad-based area of Construction Technology. Candidates will explore basic construction techniques in carpentry, electricity, plumbing, drywall, painting, decorating and building design. Emphasis will be on curriculum design focusing on developing activity-based projects that engage a variety of design and problem-solving processes. Instructional strategies, including cooperative learning, problem-solving, classroom management for a safe classroom, and evaluation of performance-based learning provide a focus for the development of learning modules and other instructional methods appropriate for broad-based and integrated technology programs. The course includes evaluation of participants' technical proficiency and safe use of tools and equipment in Construction Technology.

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The Technological Studies Honour Specialist course consists of three components as they relate to educational change and a broadened role for educational leaders within Technological Education. Supervision and Leadership examines organizational structures and styles of leadership; Curriculum Development examines innovations in curriculum delivery; and Assessment and Evaluation examines rubrics and portfolios as methods of assessing the process of learning. 

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In Hospitality Services 11/12, the elements of the hospitality services industry will be expanded upon as they apply to the broad-based area of Hospitality and Tourism Technology. Candidates will explore basic hospitality services in food preparation, health and safety standards, and the use of specialized tools and equipment in the context of hospitality and tourism activities. Emphasis will be on developing practical skills and knowledge with curriculum design focusing on developing activity-based projects that engage a variety of design and problem-solving processes. Instructional strategies, including cooperative learning, problem-solving, classroom management for a safe classroom, and evaluation of performance-based learning provide a focus for the development of learning modules and other instructional methods appropriate for broad-based and integrated technology programs. The course includes evaluation of participants' technical proficiency and safe use of tools and equipment in Hospitality and Tourism Technology.

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In Hospitality Services 9/10, the elements of the hospitality services industry will be explored as they apply to the broad-based area of Hospitality and Tourism Technology. Candidates will explore basic hospitality services in food preparation, health and safety standards, and the use of specialized tools and equipment in the context of hospitality and tourism activities. Emphasis will be on developing practical skills and knowledge with curriculum design focusing on developing activity-based projects that engage a variety of design and problem-solving processes. Instructional strategies, including cooperative learning, problem-solving, classroom management for a safe classroom, and evaluation of performance-based learning provide a focus for the development of learning modules and other instructional methods appropriate for broad-based and integrated technology programs. The course includes evaluation of participants' technical proficiency and safe use of tools and equipment in Hospitality and Tourism Technology.

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Who Should Enroll in these Courses

These courses are designed for registered Ontario College of Teachers with specified divisional qualifications. Please carefully review the specific prerequisites for each course before registering.

Most Commonly Related Occupations

Ontario Teachers

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