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AQ Course Descriptions

Additional Basic Qualification (ABQ) Courses

Additional Basic Qualification (ABQ) Courses

The underlying purpose of an additional basic qualification course is to extend the skills and knowledge of teachers in the design, delivery and assessment of a program within a particular division.
French as a Second Language

French as a Second Language

This course is designed to provide certification to teachers in a manner that provides relevant, professional development to equip teachers for the challenging roles they play in the current FSL classroom.
Integration and Computer Technology in the Classroom

Integration and Computer Technology in the Classroom

This introductory course focuses on the development of skills and knowledge in the design, delivery and assessment of curriculum through information and communication technology.
Mathematics, Primary and Junior

Mathematics, Primary and Junior

This course employs a critical, pedagogical lens to explore techniques, in a holistic and integrated manner.
Religious Education

Religious Education

Religious Education promotes the professional growth and religious literacy of teachers.
Special Education

Special Education

This course is a prerequisite for teaching special education in Ontario's schools. You will have an opportunity to develop an understanding of the categories and definitions of various exceptionalities as defined in ministry documents.
Teaching and Learning Through E-learning AQ

Teaching and Learning Through E-learning AQ

This course is open to all teachers. Most teachers who enrol in this course have an interest or background in this area, and a desire to extend and apply knowledge, skills and practices in the design, implementation and assessment of such programs.
Teaching English Language Learners

Teaching English Language Learners

Employs a critical, pedagogical lens to explore in a holistic and integrated manner theoretical foundations, learning theory, program planning, development and implementation, instructional design and practices, assessment and evaluation, the learning environment, research and ethical considerations related to teaching and learning across the divisions.
Visual Arts

Visual Arts

This introductory course provides you with opportunities in creating, presenting, responding, analysing, reflecting, and exploring forms and their cultural contexts in Visual Arts.