CONT403 Communications Technology Grades 9/10 @ Courses for Teachers - Queen's Continuing Teacher Education
Canada Locale FlagON
Canada Locale FlagBC USA Locale FlagUS

Continuing Teacher Education

Faculty of Education

Communications Technology Grades 9/10

Grey placeholder image

All of our courses are fully online.

Apply now

Course Schedule
Session Dates Deadline Status
Fall 2019 Sep 30, 2019 - Dec 06, 2019 Sep 13, 2019 Open
Winter 2020 Jan 27, 2020 - Apr 10, 2020 Jan 10, 2020 Open
*Registration will remain open until 4:00 pm on the posted registration deadline date.
Select a course for its schedule. Not all courses are offered every session.
lightbulb icon

Information

Course Description

  • CONT403
  • CAN 745.00
  • Technological Education
  • 6 credits
  • 125 hours
  • EN
  • Online

The advanced basic qualification course Communications Technology (Grades 9 and 10) will use an activity-based, project-driven approach to help you acquire and refine your technical skills, create project resources, design curriculum documents, and develop the assessment and evaluation tools you’ll need to teach Grade 9 and Grade 10 Communications Technology courses.

Throughout this course, you will use a variety of collaborative tools, mobile applications, and subject-specific software and peripherals that will allow you to create engaging content for your students.

You will also have the opportunity to collaborate online with your course colleagues on a number of projects. You will be able to discuss theoretical and practical issues of common interest with your colleagues and your course instructor.

The emphasis in this course will be on open-ended cooperative problem solving with a focus on the design process as well as the product or solution.

Course Learning Expectations

In this course, you will:

• learn about current theory and practice in teaching strategies
• create an online presence and work with your online account
• develop a module-based, student-centred, collaborative learning environment that meets Ministry of Education guidelines and the needs of your school and community
• learn about Ministry initiatives that support Communications Technology (e.g., SHSM)
• apply theoretical knowledge to practical classroom strategies and tools
• create and deliver short tutorials that support unit development and delivery
• integrate a variety of new technical skills, software, and mobile apps into your course
• learn about ethical use of communication technology
• learn about environmental considerations as they relate to communication technology
• learn about health and safety issues related to communication technology
• learn from and participate in professional learning networks (PLNs)
• create documentation that will allow you to arrange and manage a communication technology space effectively
• develop skills to effectively communicate with parents/guardians, community partners, and school administration

Icon with a folder

Requirements

Application Requirements

1) OCT MEMBERSHIP

We will use the OCT number you provide during online registration to confirm you are an OCT member.

2) WORK EXPERIENCE LETTERS (not required if you already have Technological Education qualifications)

If this is your first Technological ABQ you must submit letters of experience on company letterhead confirming at least 5 years* of full-time wage-earning experience in the field OR at least 2 years* of full-time wage-earning experience AND successful completion of a 3 year post-secondary education program in Communications Technology.


Acceptable Experience:

- radio and TV arts/animation (Required)
- audio-visual equipment
- computer electronics
- electronics repair
- graphic art and design
- photography
- teaching Communications Technology

*One year of work experience can be interpreted as 1,700 hours of work experience.

**If you were self-employed you must submit a sworn affidavit, a business license, proof of income and a letter from a major supplier/customer to confirm your five years of work experience.

Icon with a book

Materials

Course Materials

This course has no required resources.
Icon with a mouse pointer

Accommodations

Accommodations

Applicants who require accommodations for a specific learning need (e.g., learning disability) within their AQ/ABQ course, should click here for further information and support.

Have a question? Contact us!

Apply now