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Master of Education (M.Ed.); Educational Psychology (Non-Thesis) — General Educational Psychology (48 credits)

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

Program Requirements

Required Courses (9 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.
  • EDPE 602 Uses of Research Findings in Education (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Basic concepts of educational research for the student who is likely to be a regular consumer of research but only an occasional generator of research and will be able to use common tools of information retrieval.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

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

    • Pre-/Co-requisite: EDPE 575 or equivalent.
  • EDPE 635 Theories of Learning and Instruction (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : An analysis of the relationship between theory and research about learning and teaching from a historical perspective.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Dianne Bateman (Fall) Nathan Hall (Winter)

Complementary Courses (27 credits)

  • EDPC 501 Helping Relationships (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : A course in the basic principles of human relationships and communication skills, approached from a theoretical and experimental viewpoint. An emphasis will be given to training in basic listening skills, interviewing techniques, and the interpretation of non-verbal behaviour and communication.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Antonio Bernardelli (Fall)

    • Offered through Continuing Studies
  • EDPC 502 Group Processes and Individuals (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : A laboratory course in which participants observe individual dynamics within a group setting as well as understand the developmental phases of the group. Participants will be encouraged to experiment with their own behaviour, in order to increase their own awareness of functioning.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Monica Oala (Fall)

    • Offered through Continuing Education.
  • EDPC 503 Human Sexuality: Professionals (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : Historical, biological, anthropological, psychological and sociological perspectives of human sexual development. Sexual dysfunctions and approaches to sex therapy. Attitudes toward sexuality held by professional helpers relative to their implications for the learning and teaching of human sexuality and sex therapy.

    Terms: Summer 2013

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

  • EDPC 504 Practicum: Interviewing Skills (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : This course will enable students to become practitioners in the field of Applied Social Sciences. Theoretical principles of the helping relationship will be applied in particular situations. Demonstration, lecture, role-playing and psychodrama techniques will be used.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Alexandra Lerner (Winter)

    • Offered through Continuing Studies
    • Prerequisite: EDPC 501
  • EDPC 505 Crisis Intervention Processes (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : Instruction in the skills of working with crisis situations involving persons emotionally disturbed, suicidal, or alcoholic, and those who are on drugs or experiencing emotional trauma, as well as other problems. Attention will be given to identification of referral sources and the writing of reports.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Loris Peternelli (Fall)

    • Offered through Continuing Education.
  • EDPC 507 Practicum: Group Leadership Skills (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : The practical aspects of group leadership, group design and planning. Candidates will set up groups, conduct such groups over a number of sessions, and assess these groups according to the theoretical models covered in the prerequisite course.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Monica Oala (Winter)

    • Offered through Continuing Education.
    • Prerequisite: EDPC 502
  • EDPC 508 Seminar in Special Topics (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : Content will vary from year to year and will be announced prior to registration. The seminar may be given by a single instructor or by a group, as the occasion warrants.

    Terms: Summer 2013

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

    • Offered through Summer Studies.
  • EDPC 510 Family Life Education and Marriage (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : The contribution of central concepts of psychological theories and therapeutic systems to the understanding of marriage and relationships. Special attention will be given to gender and ethnicity issues in order to increase the sensitivity of students to the issues typically confronted in the modern marriage and family.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Monica Oala (Winter)

    • Offered through Continuing Education.
  • EDPC 540 Foundation of Family Life Education (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : An examination of the psychological and sociological foundations of family life education tracing the evolution of theory, research and practice within this domain.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Monica Oala (Fall)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken EDPC 640
    • Offered through Continuing Education.
  • EDPE 535 Instructional Design (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : This course draws on the fields of learning theory, developmental psychology, and measurement to focus on the tasks of constructing instructional materials. Areas to be considered include behaviour analysis, concept formation, and test construction.

    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.

  • EDPE 550 Consciousness and Virtual Reality (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : An exploration of the nature and role of consciousness from the virtual reality research perspective, and the implications of virtual reality and cyberspace 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.

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken EDPE 650.
  • EDPE 555 Introduction to Learning Sciences (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Examination of foundations of cognitive science including contributions by psychology, linguistics, and computer science. Consideration of theory and methodology or cognitive science in educational and instructional contexts.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Alain Breuleux (Fall)

  • EDPE 560 Human Development (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : A review of current theory and knowledge of human development through the life cycle. Particular attention is given to emotional and social development. All major age-stages are considered. Emphasis is placed on the effects of interaction between individuals of these different age groupings.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Caroline Fitzpatrick (Winter)

    • Offered through Continuing Education.
  • EDPE 561 Artificial Intelligence in Education (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : An exploration of the principles of artificial intelligence as a metaphor for understanding conventional instructional and learning-processes. Topics include expert systems, intelligent computer-assisted instruction, tutoring systems, fifth-generation languages, and logic programming (e.g. Prolog). Lectures, discussion, demonstrations, and where possible site visits and hands-on experience will be provided.

    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.

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken EDPE 660.
  • EDPE 564 Family Communication (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Family communication processes and interpersonal reactions in the context of marriage and the contemporary family will be considered. Attention will be given to role changes and the effect of crises on marital and family relationships.

    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.

    • May be offered through Summer Studies
  • EDPE 595 Seminar in Special Topics (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : The content of the seminar will vary from year to year and will be announced prior to registration. The seminar may be given by a single instructor or by a group, as the occasion warrants.

    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.

    • Restriction: Permission must be obtained from the Department before registration.
  • 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 635 Theories of Learning and Instruction (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : An analysis of the relationship between theory and research about learning and teaching from a historical perspective.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Dianne Bateman (Fall) Nathan Hall (Winter)

  • EDPE 636 Motivation and Instruction (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Instructional effects on motivation and emotions and their implications for educational practice, with particular emphasis on socio-cultural and constructivist practices, classroom interaction, and teacher impact.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Nathan Hall (Fall)

  • EDPE 640 Research in Computer Applications (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Recent research findings on applications of the computer to educational and psychological issues. Research paradigms. The use of the computer as an object of research as well as a research tool in education. Future directions in research.

    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.

  • EDPE 663 Learning Environments (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Research on environments that support learning and the development of expertise (e.g., classroom, workplace, social groups, computer-based systems, online environments) and the social and cognitive processes underlying effective participation and learning in these environments including those mediated by technology (e.g., instruction, teaching, coaching, apprenticeship, collaboration, conversation).

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Alain Breuleux (Winter)

    • Prerequisites: EDPE 666 or equivalent of permission of instructor
    • Corequisites: EDPE 655 or permission of instructor
  • EDPE 664 Expertise, Reasoning and Problem Solving (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Current research on the development of expertise, problem solving, and reasoning in formal and informal educational settings, exploring cognitive, interpersonal, and socio-cultural dimensions. Introduction to methodologies for analyzing data related to cognitive processes.

    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.

    • Prerequisites: EDPE 666 or permission of the instructor
    • Corequisites: EDPE 655
  • EDPE 666 Foundations of Learning Science (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : An introduction to theory and research pertaining to the interdisciplinary study of the learning sciences. Focuses on cognitive-psychological and social-psychological foundations of human leaning, as well as on the design of learning environments.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Susanne P Lajoie (Fall)

    • Prerequisites: A 500- or 600-level graduate course in cognitive or instructional psychology or permission of instructor
  • EDPE 697 Special Activity 1 (6 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : A project relevant to improving educational practice. It may be an internship, a research project, or an innovation in teaching, supervised by the student's advisor and with the approval of the department. It is completed by the submission of a project report, monograph, or production. For M.Ed. students only.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Bruce M Shore, Tanya Chichekian (Fall) Bruce M Shore, Tanya Chichekian (Winter)

  • EDPE 698 Special Activity 2 (6 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : A project relevant to improving educational practice. It may be an internship, a research project, or an innovation in teaching, supervised by the student's advisor and with the approval of the department. It is completed by the submission of a project report, monograph, or production. For M.Ed. students only.

    Terms: Winter 2013, Fall 2012

    Instructors: Bruce M Shore, Tanya Chichekian (Winter) Bruce M Shore, Tanya Chichekian (Fall)

  • EDPI 526 Talented and Gifted Students (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : The psychology and education of exceptionally able children. Definitions, assessment, classroom adaptations, technology, educational programs and educational issues. The course combines theoretical background and practical concerns. Application component: application of teaching methods with exceptionally able students.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Camelia Birlean (Winter)

    • Offered through Continuing Education.
  • EDPI 527 Creativity and its Cultivation (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : Recent research, theory, and educational practice concerning creativity, with special attention to creativity in students and educational settings.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: David Hoida (Fall)

    • Offered through Continuing Education.
  • EDPI 539 Field Work 1: Exceptional Students (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : Supervised experience with exceptional students in an approved educational setting.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Nancy Lee Heath (Fall) Nancy Lee Heath (Winter)

    • Restriction: Permission of Program Director required.
  • EDPI 540 Field Work 2: Exceptional Students (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : Supervised experience with exceptional students in an approved educational setting.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Nancy Lee Heath (Fall) Nancy Lee Heath (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: EDPI 539
    • Restriction: Permission of Program Director required.
  • 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 645 Diagnosis and Assessment in Special Education (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : Purposes of diagnosis and assessment; formal and informal assessment procedures; issues in traditional testing procedures; emerging trends in assessment.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Robert Savage (Winter)

  • 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)

  • EDPI 665 Research and Theory in Learning Disabilities (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : Review of recent research and literature in the field of learning disabilities; examination of research and theory as it relates to current practices.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Robert Savage (Fall)

Elective Courses (12 credits)

500-, 600-, or 700-level courses to be taken from courses offered by the Department or with approval of the Program Director, from other departments.

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