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Master of Arts (M.A.); Educational Leadership (Thesis) (45 credits)

Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed     Degree: Master of Arts

Program Requirements

Thesis Courses (24 credits)

  • EDEM 621 Thesis 1 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : Departmental seminar to guide students through the process of developing a thesis proposal, identifying a supervisor, research sites and participants, and considering ethical issues.

    Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012, Summer 2012

    Instructors: Ratna Ghosh, Michael Hoechsmann, Kevin Michael McDonough, Gale Seiler, Anila Asghar (Fall) Mary H Maguire, Spencer Boudreau, Kevin Michael McDonough, Scott Conrod, Steve Jordan, Claudia A Mitchell (Winter) Lynn Butler Kisber, Boyd Eric White, Teresa Strong, Anthony W Pare, Shaheen Shariff, Claudia A Mitchell (Summer)

    • Fall, Winter
  • EDEM 623 Thesis 2 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : Continuation of EDEM 621.

    Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012, Summer 2012

    Instructors: Ratna Ghosh, Kara Jackson, Steve Jordan, Kevin Michael McDonough (Fall) Michael Hoechsmann, Gale Seiler, Anila Asghar, Scott Conrod, Mekhala Sarkar (Winter) Teresa Strong, Spencer Boudreau (Summer)

    • Fall, Winter
  • EDEM 699 Thesis 3 (12 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : Final synthesis of the research project.

    Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012, Summer 2012

    Instructors: David A Dillon (Fall) Ratna Ghosh, Kara Jackson, Anila Asghar, Steve Jordan, Abdul Aziz Choudry (Winter) Anila Asghar, Mekhala Sarkar (Summer)

    • Fall, Winter

Required Courses (9 credits)

  • EDEM 609 Introduction to Educational Theory and Research (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : Critical exploration of contemporary issues in educational theory and research, in terms of current scholarship in the field, current educational contexts, and student research. Educational issues as expressions of social, political, economic, epistemological and cultural reconfigurations.

    Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012

    Instructors: Kevin Michael McDonough, Lisa Trimble (Fall) Albert E Wall (Winter)

    • Fall, Winter
  • EDEM 610 Leadership in Action (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : Teaching of the use of reflective practice as a means of developing individual theories of action in educational settings. It provides students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to engage in processes that can improve individual and organizational performance. Special emphasis will be given to communication, problem solving and decision-making.

    Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012

    Instructors: Patricia Anne Peter, Scott Conrod (Fall) Patricia Anne Peter, Kenneth Robertson (Winter)

    • Fall
  • EDEM 673 Leadership Theory in Education (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : Concepts of leadership and the role of leadership in educational settings.

    Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012

    Instructors: Kenneth Robertson (Fall) Shaheen Shariff (Winter)

    • Winter

Complementary Courses (6 credits)

6 credits selected from the following courses:

  • EDEM 690 Research Methods: Philosophy and Practice (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : Overview of the epistemological foundations of a range of research methods, including but not limited to quantitative, philosophical, qualitative, arts-based, and mixed methods.

    Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012, Summer 2012

    Instructors: Anila Asghar (Fall) Andrew Churchill (Winter) David Derek Lewkowich (Summer)

    • Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the second lecture day and withdrawal is the fourth lecture day.
  • EDEM 692 Qualitative Research Methods (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : Theoretical and practical exploration of the foundations of qualitative methods, with emphasis on underlying principles.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2011-2012 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2011-2012 academic year.

  • EDSL 630 Qualitative/Ethnographic Methods (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Education in Second Languages : An examination of theoretical and applied issues in qualitative and ethnographic studies in second language education.

    Terms: Winter 2012

    Instructors: Mary H Maguire (Winter)

    • Winter

Elective Courses (6 credits)

6 credits at the 500, 600, or 700 level chosen in consultation with the Graduate Program Director.

Faculty of Education—2011-2012 (last updated Aug. 17, 2011) (disclaimer)