Online Courses

Online Learning

The Faculty of Education has a long tradition of supporting distance education courses. The flexibility of course delivery has enabled thousands of UBC students to complete their programs and receive degrees. Increased student-student and student-teacher interaction, up-to-date content, and access to the most current references are just a few benefits of online learning.

Our How to Apply & Register page provides detailed information on admissions.

Subject Areas

To find available course sections click the course code to open the UBC Calendar. Online courses are not available in every term and there may be on-campus sections in the calendar, so check the course details to ensure you register in the right section.

Note: Course overviews are subject to change. A full course syllabus will be provided by the instructor at the beginning of each course.


UBC Calendar Course Title Course Overview Credits
ADHE 327 Teaching Adults Overview 3
ADHE 328 Institutions of Adult Education Overview 3
ADHE 329 Developing Short Courses, Workshops and Seminars Overview 3
ADHE 330 The Community Practice of Adult Education Overview 3
ADHE 412 An Overview of Adult Education Overview 3

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Winter 2017
No ADHE course(s) were found for W2017 term.


UBC Calendar Course Title Course Overview Credits
CNPS 363 Career Counselling Overview 3
CNPS 364 Family Education and Consultation Overview 3
CNPS 365 Introduction to Theories of Counselling Overview 3
CNPS 426 The Role of the Teacher in Guidance Overview 6
CNPS 427 Guidance: Planning and Decision Making Overview 3
CNPS 433 The Personal and Social Development of the Adult Overview 3

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Winter 2017
No CNPS course(s) were found for W2017 term.


UBC Calendar Course Title Course Overview Credits
ECED 400 Introduction to Early Childhood Education and Care Overview 3
ECED 401 Supporting Young Children’s Health and Well-Being in Early Childhood Settings Overview 3
ECED 405A Foundations of Curriculum and Instruction in Early Childhood Education Overview 3
ECED 406 Early Learning Curriculum in the Pre-School Years Overview 3
ECED 407 Supporting Early Learning in the Preschool Years Overview 3
ECED 416 Kindergarten Curriculum Overview 3
ECED 417 Supporting Learning in the Kindergarten Year Overview 3
ECED 420 History of Early Childhood Education Overview 3
ECED 421 Supporting Young Children Through Home, School, and Community Relationships Overview 3
ECED 438 Observation and Documentation in Early Childhood Settings Overview 3
ECED 439 Assessment of Infants and Young Children with Special Needs Overview 3
ECED 440 Supporting Social and Communication Development in Infants and Young Children with Special Needs Overview 3
ECED 441 Early Intervention for Infants and Young Children with Sensory Loss and Motor Impairments Overview 3
ECED 442 Supporting Indigenous Infants and Young Children within the Context of Their Communities Overview 3
ECED 480B Selected Topics in Early Childhood Education: Sociocultural Perspectives in Early Childhood Education Overview 3

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Winter 2017
No ECED course(s) were found for W2017 term.

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UBC Calendar Course Title Course Overview Credits

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Winter 2017
No EDCP course(s) were found for W2017 term.


UBC Calendar Course Title Course Overview Credits
EDST 493 Introduction to the Study of Higher Education Overview 3

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Winter 2017
No EDST course(s) were found for W2017 term.


UBC Calendar Course Title Course Overview Credits
EPSE 303 Teaching Highly Able Learners Overview 3
EPSE 317 Development and Exceptionality in the Regular Classroom Overview 3
EPSE 348 Family-Centered Practice for Children with Special Needs Overview 3
EPSE 390 Special Topics in Special Education: Educating for Creativity Overview 3
EPSE 403 Education of Students with Developmental Disabilities in Inclusive Settings Overview 3
EPSE 406 Typical and Atypical Development in Infants and Children Overview 3
EPSE 408 Educational Programming for Highly Able Learners Overview 3
EPSE 410 Assistive Technology in Special Education Overview 3
EPSE 432 Classroom Management Overview 3
EPSE 449 Education of Students with Autism Overview 3
EPSE 512 Critical Issues in Special Education Overview 3

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Winter 2017
No EPSE course(s) were found for W2017 term.


UBC Calendar Course Title Course Overview Credits
EDCP 491 Home Economics II – Secondary: Curriculum and Pedagogy Overview 3
EDCP 492 Special Study in Home Economics: Textile Studies, An Exploration of Textiles and Design: Issues, Innovations and Influences Overview 3
EDCP 493 Special Study in Home Economics: Foods Studies Overview 3
EDCP 494 Special Study in Home Economics: Family Studies Overview 3
EDCP 498 Curriculum Inquiry in Home Economics Overview 3

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Winter 2017
No HMED course(s) were found for W2017 term.


UBC Calendar Course Title Course Overview Credits
LIBE 461 Administration of the School Library Resource Centre Overview 3
LIBE 463 Selection of Learning Resources Overview 3
LIBE 465 Organization of Learning Resources Overview 3
LIBE 467 Information Services Overview 3
LIBE 477B Special Topics in Teacher Librarianship – New Media and New Technologies in the School Library Program Overview 3

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Winter 2017
No LIBE course(s) were found for W2017 term.


UBC Calendar Course Title Course Overview Credits
LLED 391 Theory and Practice in Reading Instruction: Learning to Read in an Online World Overview 3
LLED 421 Gramligne: Learning and Teaching Grammar in Text for the Second Language Classroom Overview 3
LLED 422 Language Assessment in the French as a Second/Additional Language Classroom Overview 3
LLED 441 Introduction to Teaching Children’s Literature Overview 3
LLED 446 Teaching with Illustrated Materials, K-12: From Picture Books to Information Texts Overview 3
LLED 452 Disciplinary Literacies: Intermediate through Secondary Overview 3
LLED 459 Trends and Issues in Literacy Instruction Overview 3
LLED 462 School Library Resource Centre Programs Overview 3
LLED 469 Resource-based Teaching Overview 3
LLED 479 The Education of Immigrant Students Overview 3

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Winter 2017
No LLED course(s) were found for W2017 term.

UBC’s Faculty of Education also offers flexible delivery options for a number of diploma and certificate programs.