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Master of Education (M.Ed.); Educational Psychology (Non-Thesis) — Learning Sciences (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)

27 credits from the following:

  • 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 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 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)

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.

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