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Program Description

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The Educational Assistant (EA) certificate program is a 515-hour program, with 465 instructional hours and 50 hours of practicum.
There are 11 core courses (31 credit hours) and 1 elective course (3 credit hours). The instructional component consists of theory, simulation and hands on practice. The practicum component provides students with the opportunity to integrate theory and classroom practice into First Nations or provincial educational settings.

ABS.1001 Waskawimakanwa Mecimwaci Isihtwawina
EDU.1100 Roles and Responsibilities of the Educational Assistant
EDU.1101 Computer Fundamentals for Education and Assistive Technologies
EDU.1102 Applying Strategies and Best Practices for Diverse Learners
EDU.1103 Enhancing Numeracy
EDU.1104 Development Across the Lifespan
EDU.1105 Promoting Balance and Wellness for Healthy Lifestyles
EDU.1106 Reading and Responding to Children and Adolescent Literature
EDU.1107 Family Dynamics and the Effects of Trauma on Children and Youth
EDU.1108 Managing Student Behaviour in the Classroom
EDU.1120 Practicum Seminar
Electives Credit Hours
EDU.1109 Impacts of Crises: The Paraprofessional’s Response
EDU.1112 Advanced Strategies and Best Practices for Diverse Learners
  • The Pas Campus Box 3000, 436 - 7th Street East, The Pas, MB R9A 1M7 Telephone: (204) 627-8500 / Toll Free: (866) 627-8500
  • Thompson Campus 55 UCN Drive, Thompson, MB R8N 1L7 Telephone: (204) 677-6450 / Toll Free: (866) 677-6450
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