CONT773 Senior Biology @ Courses for Teachers - Queen's Continuing Teacher Education Courses for Teachers - Queen's Continuing Teacher Education

Continuing Teacher Education

Faculty of Education

Senior Biology

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Course Schedule

Session Dates Deadline Status
Summer 2018 Jun 25, 2018 - Aug 10, 2018 Jun 22, 2018 Open
Late Summer 2018 Aug 07, 2018 - Sep 28, 2018 Jul 27, 2018 Open
Fall 2018 Oct 01, 2018 - Dec 07, 2018 Sep 14, 2018 Open
Winter 2019 Jan 28, 2019 - Apr 12, 2019 Jan 11, 2019 Open
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Course Description

  • CONT773
  • 745.00
  • ABQ Senior
  • 125 hours
  • EN
  • Online

Welcome to Continuing Teacher Education ABQ course Senior Biology. The emphasis in this course is on the development of student-centered teaching strategies for teaching and learning in Senior Biology courses. The course is designed to promote strategies that support students' conceptual development and enduring understandings.

Course Learning Expectations

In this course you will have the opportunity to:

• inquire into practice through reflection, active engagement, and collaboration with colleagues and the instructor
• explore and implement curriculum expectations of the Ontario Ministry of Education
• assess and integrate teaching and learning strategies for student learning in Senior Biology
• develop foundations to design curriculum for Senior Biology
• create learning environments conducive to the development of the Senior division student in learning about science and biology
• assess and implement resources to enhance the teaching and learning in Senior Biology
• apply strategies to enhance the school community, including parents, students, colleagues, staff, and the community
• analyze and develop responses to issues and innovations in the teaching and learning of Senior Biology

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Application Requirements


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


Your transcript(s) must show:

The equivalent of 3.0 full-year undergraduate/graduate courses in Biology/Biochemistry or the equivalent of 2.0 full-year undergraduate/graduate courses if you already hold another senior qualification.

*If you completed a Queen's undergrad (at any time), or a B.Ed., Honour Specialist, or an Intermediate or Senior ABQ course with us within the last 4 years you are not required to resend your transcripts.

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Course Materials

This course has no required resources.
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