Summer 2008 UVIC Continuing Education

Non-Credit Workshop

Calculus for Secondary Teachers
with Linda Rajotte
Date: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, June 23, 24, 25: 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
Fee: $270.38 by June 9; $299.25 after June 9 (includes GST)

Credit Courses, on campus (may also be taken for non-credit):

The Role of the Teacher-Librarian — The Challenges and the Possibilities (1.5 units)
with John Caldwell
Date: Tuesday to Friday, August 5 to 8: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm (24 hours) on campus, plus 12 hours in a distance format to October 31, 2008
Credit Fee: $458.10; Non-Credit, $395.00

Information Literacy and Enquiry Learning (1.5 units)
with James Henri
Date: Monday to Friday, August 11 to 15: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm (30 hours) on campus, and 10 hours in a distance format to August 31, 2008
Credit Fee: $458.10; Non-Credit, $395.00

French Credential Programs

Please contact 250-721-6192 or for details of programs, and for signing up for French Immersion Assessment on May 31, 2008 (changed from May 24).

Two non-credit credentials are offered in collaboration with local south Island school districts to provide professionals with skills and training in areas of district-identified need. These are open to teachers from all districts. Partial fee bursaries may be available for BCCT-certified teachers.

Teaching French Immersion
Two Methodology courses are offered this summer in July. A prerequisite assessment takes place May 24, on campus.
Please contact 721-6192 or for Assessment, and details of the program.

Teaching FSL in Middle School
One Fluency option this summer is on campus (La Maison Française), followed by Methodology course in Fall (new distance format).

For on-campus Summer Accommodation:
Phone: 250-721-8395 or email

Fall 2008
Workshops On Campus

October 4 Exemplary Teaching and Programming Practices for Struggling Readers and Writers, K to 7, with Paul Pantaleo

October 24 How the Brain Learns Best, with Gary Anaka
PE Workshops, with Dr. Tim Hopper
Music Therapy, with Johanne Brodeur
Parent/ Teacher Communication, with Mary-Anne Neal

Credit Courses in a Distance Format — please contact 250-721-8944, or

September 2008 to April 2009
EDCI 446 Literacy Strategies for Supporting Struggling Learners (3.0 units)
ED D 444 Personal Development—K–12 (3.0 units)
September to December 2008
EDCI 447 Principles of Teaching English to Second Language Learners (1.5 units)
EDCI 458 Mathematics Instruction in Elementary School (1.5 units)
EDD 446A Career Awareness and Exploration (1.5 units)
ED D 480 Student Assessment, Evaluation and Reporting: A Criteria-Referenced Approach (1.5 units)
EPHE 143 Multidisciplinary Foundations of Physical Activity (1.5 units)
EPHE 243 Foundations of Recreation and Leisure (1.5 units)
January to April 2009
EDCI 448 – Organization and Procedures for Instruction of English to Second Language Learners
EDCI 459 Diagnosis and Intervention in Mathematics (1.5 units)
M E 310 Learning to Listen to Music—Multimedia Music Listening and Music Appreciation (1.5 units)
ED D 446B Career Development and Planning (1.5 units)
EPHE 143 Multidisciplinary Foundations of Physical Activity (1.5 units)
EPHE 252 Leadership Methods for Recreation and Health Education (1.5 units)

Thank you,
Lona McRae, Program Secretary
Continuing Studies in Education
University of Victoria
MacLaurin A 343, PO Box 3010 STN CSC
Victoria BC V8W 3N4

250-721-6192, fax 721-6603

Woodcock-Johnson III Training Workshops

(open to psychologists)
Trainer: Joan Helmsing
Date: July 14 – 16 2008, 9 – 4
Location: Royal Regina Golf Club, 5401 11th Ave. W. Regina SK
Cost: $750 for 5 days or $200 a day

Day 1 Level I Introductory Cognitive and Diagnostic Supplement
Day 2 Level I Taking and Giving Tests of Cognitive Abilities
Day 3 Level I Introductory Achievement
Day 4 Level II Interpretation of WJ III Cognitive and Achievement
Day 5 Level III In depth Interpretation of WJ III


Introduction to Windows XP

Keith Barnard (our hardware technician) is offering a technology workshop at Courtenay Middle on Wednesday, May 28th. If interested (for you our your EAs), please contact him by email.

This introductory workshop will include how to organize your computer desktop and files, an overview of the basic software programs on school computers, virus protection, etc. Some time will also be spent answering any of your burning computer questions.

May 28, 2008 (A drop in session for this early dismissal day)
1:45pm-3pm Courtenay Middle School, Computer Lab
Keith Barnard kbarnard at 334-4089 (ext. 132)

Strategies for Students with Written Output Disorders

Thursday May 15, 2008 3:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. (Dinner included)
Courtenay Middle School (Multi-Purpose Room)

3:35 p.m. Coffee/ Tea/ Snacks and registration

4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Underlying causes of written output disorders.
Andrea Prager, Occupational Therapist – motor skills.
Nancy Nixon, Psychologist – underlying cognitive processes.
Speech and Language Pathologist – underlying language problems.

4:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Split into 2 groups

Group 1 Resources and strategies for students in the classroom, presented by Learning Assistance and Regular Education teachers (library) Debra Berg and others.

Group 2 Technology for written output disorders – demonstrations of technology and strategies using technology (computer lab) Karen West, Cindy Blackmore.

5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Supper – catered meal in the multi-purpose room.

6:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. 2 groups reversed

Dinner is provided. free of charge to all SELSA members.

If you are not a SELSA member you can pay $5.00 for your meal, or pay $10.00 for next years SELSA membership and dinner is free.

To register call or email Darcy Weiman at the Assessment Centre. Registration is limited to 50 people. We ask that once you have committed to please make sure you attend, or find someone to take your place, as SELSA will be ordering and paying for a meal for you.