AQ Honour Specialist, Technological Studies (Windsor, Winter 2024, Online)

January 29, 2024 to April 14, 2024

  • Category: AQ, Online
  • Region: Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, GTA, Northern Ontario, Southern Ontario
  • Topic: Technological Education
  • Grades: Intermediate (grades 7-10), Senior (grades 11-12)

The Additional Qualification course Honour Specialist, Technological Education focuses on curriculum leadership. The course addresses contexts and theories underpinning the study of Technological Education. Pedagogy, curriculum, assessment and evaluation, technology, child and adolescent development related to program planning and implementation are also addressed

Topics included in this course:

  • analyzing Ministry of Education elementary and secondary curriculum policies and identifying implications for program planning and implementation
  • exploring teaching and learning strategies related to the learning styles of assisting colleagues to modify learning expectations and teaching practices and to make accommodations for the learner based on developmental and/or special needs
  • exploring opportunities for cross-curricular literacy and interdisciplinary studies in Technological Education
  • examining the use of appropriate technology to implement the Technological Education curriculum and facilitate student learning
  • promoting the safe, ethical and legal use of technology and other resources in Technological Education programs
  • modelling the development and use of an array of assessment and evaluation strategies suitable for teaching Technological Education
  • promoting the benefits of participating in local, provincial, national and international organizations related to the teaching of Technological Education
  • assisting others to access organizational, print and electronic resources which support curriculum, professional growth and leadership
  • promoting the use of information and communication technologies as teaching and learning tools where appropriate
  • modelling team building and decision-making skills necessary as a curriculum leader in Technological Education
  • encouraging and supporting colleagues’ interests in professional growth opportunities related to the teaching of Technological Education
  • demonstrating skills and strategies that facilitate the establishment of networks with school and board personnel, subject associations, parents/guardians and the community to support Technological Education
  • demonstrating knowledge and skills required to manage an area of responsibility including staffing, budgets and the selection of texts, software and media.

See website for additional information.

  • Organizer: University of Windsor
  • Cost: Three-Part AQ: $685.00, Additional Basic AQ: $735.00, Honour Specialist: $735.00, Tech Studies: $725.00. See for details.
  • Location: Online
  • Website:
  • Contact: Centre for Executive and Professional Education
  • Phone: 519-253-3000 ext.6734
  • Fax: 519-256-8572
  • Email: [email protected]