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Continuing Teacher Education

Faculty of Education

Teacher Librarian Part 2

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Course Schedule
Session Dates Deadline Status
Fall 2021 Sep 27, 2021 - Dec 03, 2021 Sep 10, 2021 Open
Winter 2022 Jan 24, 2022 - Apr 08, 2022 Jan 14, 2022 Open
*Registration will remain open until 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the posted registration deadline date.
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Course Description

  • CONT798
  • CAN 685.00
  • 125 hours
  • EN
  • Online

Welcome to Teacher Librarian Part 2. The focus of this course is twofold. We will look at the role of the Teacher Librarian and at the impact of the learning commons approach to school libraries on the school community. The course uses a critical, pedagogical lens to explore theoretical and practical foundations of librarianship, library program planning and implementation, the learning commons learning environment, and research and professional development as related to the Teacher Librarian.

Course Learning Expectations

In this course you will have the opportunity to:

• extend your knowledge and understanding of the foundational values and principles of Teacher Librarianship
• extend your knowledge and understanding of the professional supports available to the Teacher Librarian professional community in Ontario
• formulate a school-wide approach to encourage a love of reading
• develop a practice model to facilitate inquiry and collaboration
• extend understanding of inclusion as it applies to school libraries
• create learning environments to accommodate different learner needs
• illustrate ways to include ongoing professional development into your practice

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Requirements

Application Requirements

1) OCT Membership showing completion of Part 1

2) CONFIRMATION OF TEACHING EXPERIENCE FORM

Signed by a Supervisory Official* from your Board confirming that you have one year (194 days) of teaching experience since becoming a certified teacher.

*The Ontario College of Teachers defines "Supervisory Official" as the Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent of the school board for a teacher employed by a Board of Education. A principal or headmaster is not recognized in this capacity. For a teacher employed by a private school, the "supervisory official" is the Ministry of Education official (Education Officer) appointed to your school. For overseas experience the appropriate Supervisory Official is the person your Principal reports to.

**Please note that if you have an existing Part 2, Part 3 (Specialist), or Honour Specialist qualification on your OCT record you are not required to submit a form for a Part 2 course. A new form is always required for Part 3 (Specialist).

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Materials

Course Materials

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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.

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