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Master of Arts (M.A.); Educational Psychology (Thesis) — School/Applied Child Psychology (78 credits)

Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych     Degree: Master of Arts

Program Requirements

Thesis Courses (24 credits)

  • EDPE 604 Thesis 1 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Literature survey and thesis planning.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

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

    • Corequisite: EDPE 600
  • EDPE 607 Thesis 2 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Preparation of a thesis proposal.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

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

    • Corequisite: EDPE 604
  • EDPE 693 Thesis 3 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Thesis research under supervision of a research director.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

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

  • EDPE 694 Thesis 4 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Thesis research under supervision of a research director.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

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

  • EDPE 695 Thesis 5 (6 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Thesis research under supervision of a research director.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

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

  • EDPE 696 Thesis 6 (6 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Thesis research under supervision of a research director.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

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

    • Prerequisite: EDPE 575 or equivalent

Prerequisite Course (or equivalent) (3 credits)

  • EDPE 575 Educational Measurement (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Statistical measurements in education, graphs, charts, frequency distributions, central tendencies, dispersion, correlation, and sampling errors.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Michael L Hoover (Fall) Michael L Hoover (Winter)

    • Offered through Continuing Education and Summer Studies.

Required Courses (51 credits)

  • EDPC 609 Psychological Testing 1 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : History of psychological testing, theoretical aspects of individual and group testing, validity, reliability, and test construction, basic theories of intelligence, and ethical and legal issues in testing. An introduction to tests of cognitive abilities, aptitude, personality, and interests, including the acquisition of basic skills needed to administer and interpret individual tests of cognitive abilities. Students taking courses which access the ECP Assessment Materials Resource Centre are required to pay an access fee as well as the cost of all consumables required per course. The fee is dependent on the number of consumables/protocols used in each class and is refundable during the withdrawal with full refund period.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Ronald William Stringer (Fall) Annett Korner (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: Undergraduate-level course in psychological measurement and assessment
  • EDPC 610 Psychological Testing 2 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : Theory and interpretation of intelligence tests, particularly the Wechsler and Binet scales. Practice in writing test reports, particularly as a part of a case study. The use of intelligence test results in conjunction with other types of tests. Students taking courses which access the ECP Assessment Materials Resource Centre are required to pay an access fee as well as the cost of all consumables required per course. The fee is dependent on the number of consumables/protocols used in each class and is refundable during the withdrawal with full refund period.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Rina Gupta (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: EDPC 609
    • Required in School/Applied Psychology. Optional in Counselling Psychology, but recommended for students specializing in school or child counselling.
  • EDPC 682D1 Practicum: Psychological Testing (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : Seminar and field practice in the administration and interpretation of educational and psychological tests including personality, within clinical and educational settings. Selection and evaluation of test instruments will be covered. Supervision of report writing and the ethical use of test information. Students taking courses which access the ECP Assessment Materials Resource Centre are required to pay an access fee as well as the cost of all consumables required per course. The fee is dependent on the number of consumables/protocols used in each class and is refundable during the withdrawal with full refund period. Students taking courses which access the ECP Assessment Materials Resource Centre are required to pay an access fee as well as the cost of all consumables required per course.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Ingrid Sladeczek, Ralph Kachanoff, Sarah-Jane Renaud, France Elizabeth Roberts (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: EDPC 609
    • Restriction: Open only to students in Counselling Psychology or School/Applied Child Psychology
    • Students must register for both EDPC 682D1 and EDPC 682D2
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both EDPC 682D1 and EDPC 682D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
    • EDPC 682D1 and EDPC 682D2 together are equivalent to EDPC 682
  • EDPC 682D2 Practicum: Psychological Testing (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : See EDPC 682D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: France Elizabeth Roberts, Ralph Kachanoff, Sarah-Jane Renaud, Ingrid Sladeczek (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: EDPC 682D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both EDPC 682D1 and EDPC 682D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
    • EDPC 682D1 and EDPC 682D2 together are equivalent to EDPC 682
  • EDPE 600 Current Topics: Educational Psychology (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Current issues and developments and reviews of major areas in educational psychology in the context of research in the Department and the evolution of the discipline at large.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Jeffrey L Derevensky (Fall) Jeffrey L Derevensky (Winter)

  • 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 609 Selected Topics in Educational Psychology (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : A detailed examination of recent developments in specific topics of educational psychology. The content of the seminar will vary from year to year and will be announced prior to registration.

    Terms: Summer 2013

    Instructors: Calli Armstrong, Ralph Kachanoff, Loris Peternelli (Summer)

  • EDPE 611 School Psychology Seminar (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Focus on the profession and practice of school psychology. Four major areas of information within the discipline of school psychology will be addressed: history and organizational systems, psychological service delivery in educational settings, ethical and legal issues, and new trends and future developments in school psychology and training.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Ronald William Stringer (Fall)

    • Restriction: Open to School/Applied Psychology students only.
  • 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 619 Child and Adolescent Therapy (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Therapeutic models for individual and group interventions for children and adolescents; case histories; gender and cultural minority issues; emphasis on classical and innovative strategies and methods for school and counselling psychologists.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Rina Gupta (Fall)

    • Restriction: For School/Applied Child Psychology students only.
  • 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 622 Multiculturalism and Gender (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Multicultural, multilingual and gender issues as they relate to the practising school and counselling psychologist. Implications and their impact in assessment, research, training, and intervention.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Lisa Spanierman, Emily Kerner (Winter)

    • Restriction: Open to School/ Applied Child and Counselling Psychology students only
  • 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
  • EDPE 627 Professional Practice of Psychology (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Ethics and the professional and governmental structures regulating the practice of psychology in Quebec, Canada, and North America and their relation to the work of psychologists. Required for licensing as a psychologist.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Vera Romano (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: EDPE 575 or equivalent
    • Restriction: Open only to students in M.A. (Thesis) Educational Psychology - School/Applied Child Psychology Stream Program, M.A. (Non-Thesis) Counselling Psychology - Project Program, and M.A. (Thesis) Counselling Psychology Program.
  • 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
  • EDPI 654 Instruction/Curriculum Adaptation (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : Adapting instruction and curriculum for students with special needs; developing individualized programs and methods; building curriculum that addresses both academic and social needs of students.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Karen Cohen-Gazith (Winter)

Complementary Courses (3 credits)

3 credits from:

  • 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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