BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

EDUC-260 - Innovative Teaching & Planning - 3.00 Credits

EDUC-260 - Innovative Teaching & Planning - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
Innovative Teaching and Planning is structured so participants will further develop planning, preparation, and innovative teaching skills. To maximize learning, teachers must not only know their subject and its accompanying pedagogy, but also their students. This course will include a language teaching practicum component.
Part of the:
  • CAREER TRAINING (EDUCATION) Department
  • Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Masters Degree.
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week.
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Procedure:
    Assignments 50 - 70%, Final 30 - 50%, Total 100 %. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  • prepare innovative lessons based on best practices;
  • organize the content students are required to learn;
  • demonstrate knowledge of content and pedagogy;
  • understand multiple intelligences (how students “learn to learn”);
  • demonstrate an understanding of student diversity;
  • develop and select instructional goals;
  • demonstrate a basic knowledge of resources;
  • design coherent and innovative instruction;
  • assess student learning;
  • understand collaborative learning;
  • understand and demonstrate appropriate use of technology; and
  • understand the value and use of repetition.
  • Text and Materials: To Be Determined.
    Other Resources: To Be Provided by the Instructor
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information: This course is intended for the following individuals:
  • Current FN language teachers who are fluent speakers;
  • Certified teachers sufficiently fluent to complete oral course work in the native language being taught;
  • Classroom teachers partnered with language teachers sufficiently fluent to complete oral course work in the native language being taught; and
  • Current B.Ed. student (minimum of third year standing) working toward becoming a language teacher sufficiently fluent to complete oral course work in the native language being taught.


  • Education Council approved November 2006.