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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.); Educational Psychology — Human Development

Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych     Degree: Doctor of Philosophy

Program Requirements

Required Courses (27 credits)

A thesis for the doctoral degree must constitute original scholarship and must be a distinct contribution to knowledge. It must show familiarity with previous work in the field and must demonstrate ability to plan and carry out research, organize results, and defend the approach and conclusions in a scholarly manner. The research presented must meet current standards of the discipline; as well, the thesis must clearly demonstrate how the research advances knowledge in the field. Finally, the thesis must be written in compliance with norms for academic and scholarly expression and for publication in the public domain.

  • EDPE 502 Theories of Development and Disabilities (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Developmental theory to form a foundation for scholarly, empirical, and applied work with both typical and atypical populations.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Tara Flanagan (Fall)

  • EDPE 605 Research Methods (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Research methods and designs, planning and evaluating research, relations between research and statistical designs, interdisciplinary and nonquantitative approaches, meta-analysis, and the use of computers beyond computation. Ethics, scholarly writing.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Robert Cassidy (Winter)

    • Corequisite: EDPE 676
  • EDPE 672 Human Development Seminar 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Theories and developments in the science of human development within the context of research and practice and the evolution of the field at large.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EDPE 502 or permission of the instructor (Minimum Grade/Test score(s) needed is B-).
  • EDPE 673 Human Development Seminar 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Continuation of theories and developments in the science of human development within the context of research and practice and evolution of the field at large.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EDPE 672 (Minimum Grade/Test score(s) needed is B-).
  • EDPE 676 Intermediate Statistics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Analysis of variance, fixed, random and mixed effects, crossed and nested designs; regression models. Computer data processing using existing packages.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Nathan Smith (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: EDPE 675 or equivalent.
  • EDPE 682 Univariate/Multivariate Analysis (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : General linear model as a unified data analytic system for estimation and hypothesis testing that subsumes regression, analysis of variance, and analysis of covariance for single dependent variables. Introduction to generalizations involving multiple dependent (criterion) variables. Applications oriented toward education, educational psychology and counselling psychology. Experience with data-analysis tools.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Nathan Smith (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: EDPE 676
  • EDPE 683 Human Development Seminar 3 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Recent developments of specific topics in human development.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EDPE 673 (Minimum Grade/Test score(s) needed is B-).
  • EDPE 686 Human Development Seminar 4 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Continuation of recent developments of specific topics in human development.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EDPE 683 (Minimum Grade/Test score(s) needed is B-).
  • EDPE 708 Comprehensive Examination

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : A four-part evaluation which is normally taken at the end of the Ph.D. 2 year. A detailed description of the examination is provided to all students.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • EDPH 689 Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Collegial) : Students will develop an understanding of teaching and learning as a process in which instruction is based on the learning to be accomplished. Students will design, develop, and evaluate a university course of their choice, and will develop facility and confidence in using teaching methods appropriate to their domains.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Susan Kerwin-Boudreau, Dianne Bateman (Fall) Susan Kerwin-Boudreau, Dianne Bateman (Winter) Dianne Bateman (Summer)

Complementary Courses (15 credits)

12 credits from:

  • EDPE 515 Gender Identity Development (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Theoretical models and empirical findings relevant to the development of gender identity. Special attention is given to the influence of peers in school settings. Psychological, physiological, parental, peer and cultural influences on gender identity.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Jessica Ruglis (Fall)

    • Prerequisites: EDPE 208, EDPE 300 or a course in developmental psychology
    • Offered through Continuing Education.
  • EDPE 616 Cognitive Development (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Assessment of theories of cognitive development including Piagetian, neo-Piagetian, and information-processing approaches. Theoretical models and empirical findings, and their application to educational and other settings.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Tara Flanagan (Fall)

  • EDPE 620 Developmental Psychopathology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Theory, research, and practice in developmental processes in the study of psychopathology, including aberrant behaviour in childhood, at-risk and resilient children, and mental illness.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Jacob A Burack (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: EDPE 615
  • EDPE 623 Social-Emotional Development (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Social-emotional development including temperament, attachment, gender identity, and peer relations. Biological and environmental influences, continuity and change, and qualitative versus quantitative variables.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Victoria Talwar (Winter)

    • Prerequisites: EDPE 615, EDPE 616 or EDPE 620
  • EDPI 642 Education of Learners/Special Needs 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : Introduction to learners with different types of special needs. Emphasis on current research and practice of educating students with special needs.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Tara Flanagan (Fall)

  • EDPI 643 Education of Learners/Special Needs 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : Contemporary issues in the education of students with special needs: assessment and identification; service delivery models; instructional methods; parent/professional relationships; research priorities; legislative policies; adult education; employment training.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Jessica Ruglis (Winter)

  • EDPI 756 Internship/Special Needs Education (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : Supervised internship in special needs education in a field setting tailored to the needs and interests of individual students.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EDPI 656

3 credits from from the following:

  • EDPE 684 Applied Multivariate Statistics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Principal methods, models, and hypothesis-testing procedures for the prediction and analysis of patterns, structure, and relationships in multivariate date, e.g., discriminant, principal components, canonical correlation, profile analyses, measurement models, factor and path analysis, repeated measures. Applications oriented toward education and educational and counselling psychology. Experience with data-analysis tools.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Krista Muis (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: EDPE 682 or equivalent.
  • EDPE 687 Qualitative Methods in Educational Psychology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : The logics of design and selection of phenomenology, grounded theory, ethnography, case study and mixed design methods with emphasis on data analysis in light of issues of research purpose, epistemology, reliability and validity.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Jessica Ruglis (Winter)

    • Prerequisites: EDPE 605 or equivalent or permission of the instructor
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