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This course is a fundamental level ABE science course. It includes an introduction to scientific methodology, biology, chemistry, physics and astronomy, preparing students for further studies in the sciences.

This is an entry level science course, equivalent to Grade 10 Science, and may be used as a credit toward the Intermediate Certificate. It includes an introduction to scientific methodology, biology, chemistry and physics, preparing students for further studies in the sciences. This course includes a laboratory component.

This course is equivalent to Grade 10 Science and may be used as a credit toward the Intermediate Certificate. It contains an introduction to scientific methodology, biology, chemistry and physics, preparing students for further studies in the sciences. The format of this course is geared especially toward students hoping to go into a Health...

This course provides students with an understanding of the team process for adapting, modifying and (strategies for) implementing K-12 curriculum in the core areas, personal planning and physical education. The student will learn about the types of curriculum adapted, modified and individualized and their implications for students with...

Credits:
3.0

This course introduces the student to the basic process and content of effective interpersonal communication and provides a foundation in effective communication knowledge and skills. Basic communication theory as well as receptive and responsive communication skills will be explored. A practical focus will be utilized to engage SEA students in...

Credits:
3.0

This course introduces language and speech development in children with a focus on difficulties associated with specific disability types. Contemporary assessment and instructional strategies for enhancing the communication skills of children and adolescents with special needs will be emphasized.

Credits:
3.0

This course examines the patterns and structures of family life, the influences on family and the diversity of family life, the influences on family and the diversity of family from one culture and class to another. The course focuses on providing an understanding of how different family dynamics create variability in individual children’s...

Credits:
3.0

This course explores personal and societal values and attitudes towards persons requiring extra support in education. The principles of inclusion will be examined in relation to its contributions to the field of special needs services. Various disabilities, their causes, and their impact on children in schools will be examined. A basic...

Credits:
3.0

This course provides students with an introduction to theories, methods, concepts, and research findings relevant to human development from prenatal through adolescence. The importance of individual differences, the effects of heredity and environment, and the ethical issues involved in the research are discussed.  Application to child care...

Credits:
3.0

This course takes a positive approach to managing challenging behaviours of children with special needs in the classroom through effective assessment, intervention and guidance strategies. The characteristics and needs of children with health related disabilities are identified, and methods to promote physical and emotional well-being for...

Credits:
3.0

This three-credit course, consisting of four hands-on workshops taught by industry professionals, will assist students in developing a paraprofessional “toolkit” for working with children with special needs in the school system. Workshops include: Roles and Responsibilities of Special Education Assistants, Time and Stress Management, Overview...

Credits:
3.0

This three-credit course focuses on methods of effective practice for paraprofessionals in special education. Consisting of six hands-on workshops taught by industry professionals, the course assists student in developing a paraprofessional “toolkit” for working with children with special needs in the school system. Workshops include: Autism...

Credits:
3.0

This 90-hour practicum prepares students for work as special education assistants in the school system by integrating theory with practical experience. Practicum I emphasizes beginning competencies for SEA’s working in the classroom environment including skills in observing and recording, guiding and caring, and collaboration. Nine hours of...

Credits:
3.0

This 90-hour practicum continues to prepare students for work as special education assistants in the school system by integrating theory with practical experience.  Practicum II emphasizes competencies for SEA’s working in the classroom environment with a focus on augmentative communication and curriculum modification and adaptation skills....

Credits:
3.0

This course will introduce students to the role natural and cultural resource technicians and Guardian Watchmen will play in the protection of and sustainable use of natural and cultural resources in British Columbia using the specific examples from the locations of course delivery. The course will include varied resource planning examples and...

This course will introduce students to the principles of ecology using Forest Ecosystems as an example. Students will be made aware of ecosystem processes within the forest and the forest riparian interface. Students will learn to identify important plants (indicator species) relating to the Biogeoclimatic Ecosystem Classification. As well the...

This course builds on students current skills in map and chart reading, use of aerial photos and GPS relevant to Guardian Watchmen duties and responsibilities. Topics covered include, reading and interpreting forest cover and other land-based maps, reading and utilizing Nautical Charts, stereoscopic viewing and interpretation of air photos, and...

This foundational course will provide students with an introduction to local First Nations culture and local knowledge of the north and central coasts of British Columbia. It will provide a pre-contact and historical context of First Nations communities, while developing a personal and regional awareness. The effects of colonialism on the...

This Students will be introduced to the traditional territories of the North and central Coast of BC and will learn to identify Coastal Cultural/Archaeological Resources such as villages, house beams, culturally modified trees, petroglyphs, and other locally relevant features and sites through a combination of classroom activities, readings,...

This course will introduce students to the identification of plants traditionally and currently used by local First Nations people. Each student will contribute to an ethnobotanical herbarium through varying media and make a presentation on one specific plant identified by consultation with local knowledge keepers. Names for plants will be...

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