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Master of Arts (M.A.); Education and Society (Thesis) — Gender and Women's Studies (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 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Kevin Michael McDonough, Boyd Eric White, Teresa Strong, Abdul Aziz Choudry, Kara Jackson, Anthony W Pare, Mary H Maguire, Claudia A Mitchell, Ronald Morris, Elizabeth J Wood, Lynn Butler Kisber (Fall) Bronwen Low, Anila Asghar, Lynn Butler Kisber, Ronald Morris (Winter) Ratna Ghosh, Teresa Strong, Bronwen Low, Ronald Morris, Mary H Maguire (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 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Kara Jackson, Boyd Eric White, Shaheen Shariff, Lynn Butler Kisber, Abdul Aziz Choudry, Anthony W Pare, Mary H Maguire, Claudia A Mitchell, Ronald Morris, Steve Jordan (Fall) Boyd Eric White, Teresa Strong, Bronwen Low, Kevin Michael McDonough, Mary H Maguire, Steve Jordan, Elizabeth J Wood (Winter) Mekhala Sarkar, Ratna Ghosh, Gale Seiler, Anila Asghar (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 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: David A Dillon, Teresa Strong, Spencer Boudreau (Fall) Kara Jackson, Boyd Eric White, Shaheen Shariff, Lynn Butler Kisber, Abdul Aziz Choudry, Bronwen Low, Anthony W Pare, Mary H Maguire, Claudia A Mitchell, Ronald Morris, Kevin Michael McDonough, Elizabeth J Wood (Winter) Boyd Eric White, Mary H Maguire (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 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Louise Morand, Dale Boyle (Fall) Dale Boyle (Winter)

    • Fall, Winter
  • 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 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Anila Asghar (Fall) Bonnie Maureen Barnett, William St-Clair (Winter) Dale Boyle, David Derek Lewkowich, Mariusz Galczynski (Summer)

    • Fall, Winter
  • WMST 601 Feminist Theories and Methods (3 credits)

    Offered by: Inst for Gender, Sex & Fem St (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Women's Studies : Examination of feminist theories and research methods from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Ada L Sinacore (Fall)

Complementary Courses (6 credits)

6 credits selected as follows:

3 credits from the Culture and Values in Education Stream OR the Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum Stream.
3 credits selected either by taking WMST 602 or a course at the 500 level or higher on gender/women's issues.

Culture and Values in Education Stream

3 credits to be selected from the following:

  • EDER 607 Values Education: Contemporary Approaches (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Religious Studies : A study of the objectives, content and approaches to the teaching of human and moral values. A critical examination of selected programs dealing with human and moral values.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Ronald Morris (Winter)

  • EDER 608 Educational Implications of Social Theory (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Religious Studies : An analysis of some of the educational implications of various social and political theories: liberalism, Marxism and others.

    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.

    • Fall
  • EDER 615 Culture, Values and Education (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Religious Studies : In-depth examination of culture and values in education.

    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.

    • Winter

Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum Stream

3 credits to be selected from the following:

  • EDEC 602 Foundations of Curriculum (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : The processes of development, implementation and evaluation will be studied from the perspective of the teacher. The focus will be on the role of the teacher as a curriculum professional at the preschool, elementary and secondary school levels.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Teresa Strong (Fall)

    • Fall
  • EDEC 606 Seminar in Curriculum Inquiry (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : Students will be introduced to debates that are current in curriculum studies which centre on the appropriate emphasis to be accorded to traditions of schooling. To join the debate, students will need to explore the nature of a variety of traditions and the concomitant curricular manifestations and approaches to pedagogy.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Teresa Strong (Winter)

  • EDEM 644 Curriculum Development and Implementation (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : Processes of planning, developing, implementing and adapting curricula in various learning systems.

    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.

3 credits chosen from the following, must be either:

  • WMST 602 Feminist Research Symposium (3 credits)

    Offered by: Inst for Gender, Sex & Fem St (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Women's Studies : Discussion and development of participants' research in gender and women's studies.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Elizabeth Groeneveld (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: WMST 601.
    • Restriction: Must be enrolled in the Option in Gender and Women's Studies.

or one 3-credit course, at the 500, 600, or 700 level, chosen in consultation with the Thesis Supervisor or Graduate Program Director. Students may take a maximum of 3 credits from outside the Department.

Elective Courses (6 credits)

6 credits at the 500- level or higher, chosen in consultation with the Thesis Supervisor or Graduate Program Director. Maximum 3 credits from outside the Department.

Faculty of Education—2012-2013 (last updated Jan. 8, 2013) (disclaimer)