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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 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Claudia A Mitchell, Anila Asghar, Fiona J Benson, David A Dillon, Marta Kobiela, Lynn McAlpine, Lynn Butler Kisber (Fall) Lynn Butler Kisber, William St-Clair, Bronwen Low, Fiona J Benson, David A Dillon, Shaheen Shariff, Mary H Maguire, Abdul Aziz Choudry (Winter) Ronald Morris, Mary H Maguire, Caroline Joan Riches (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 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Lynn Butler Kisber, Mary H Maguire, Claudia A Mitchell, Ronald Morris, Anila Asghar, Bronwen Low, Marta Kobiela, Teresa Strong, Lynn McAlpine (Fall) Fiona J Benson, Lynn Butler Kisber, William St-Clair, Bronwen Low (Winter) Ronald Morris, Bronwen Low, Mary H Maguire, Kevin Michael McDonough, Lynn Butler Kisber, Caroline Joan Riches, 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 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Teresa Strong, Anila Asghar, Steve Jordan (Fall) Lynn Butler Kisber, Bronwen Low, Mary H Maguire, Claudia A Mitchell, Ronald Morris, Anila Asghar, Marta Kobiela, Teresa Strong, Lynn McAlpine, William St-Clair (Winter) Ratna Ghosh, Ronald Morris, Bronwen Low, Kevin Michael McDonough, Mary H Maguire, Claudia A Mitchell, Lynn Butler Kisber, Anila Asghar (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 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Dale Boyle (Fall) Noel C Burke, Shaheen Shariff (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 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Anila Asghar (Fall) William St-Clair, Dale Boyle (Winter) Dale Boyle (Summer)

    • Fall, Winter
    • **Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the second lecture day and withdrawal is the fourth lecture day.
  • 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 2013

    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:

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 2013

    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 2014

    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 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 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 2014

    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—2013-2014 (last updated Aug. 21, 2013) (disclaimer)