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Last Updated: May. 9, 2014

Multi-age Education: An Introduction

Format: World Wide Web

"Multiage Education: An introduction" provides an introduction to the history, theory, and practice of multiage education. Starting with thebone-room school, the first form of multiage education, the course traces the development of educators` interest in the pedagogical potential and possibilities of learning environments in which students of different age levels are grouped for instruction. Students will have the opportunity to examine the growing body of multiage research and literature (local, national, international), as well as theoretical perspectives on how children learn and develop which lend support to multiage learning environments. The course will be of interest to rural educators where such learning environments are usually created out of necessity (often referred as multi-grade classrooms) and urban educators interested in alternatives to the graded school.

NOTE: This courses utilizes Elluminate Live!�, a real-time Web conferencing application.

Technical Requirements: To participate effectively and successfully in this course you must have access to or own a computer that has a PC headset with microphone, a webcam and meets or exceeds the requirements found on the Elluminate Technical Support website:

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Prerequisite(s): Students must be enrolled in a Master�s program (at MUN or elsewhere) or have a Master�s completed and are working towards 7th grade.

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