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Master of Arts (M.A.); Educational Leadership (Non-Thesis) — Project (45 credits)

Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed     Degree: Master of Arts

Program Requirements

Research Project (12 credits)

  • EDEM 625 Project 1 (6 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : Theoretical or practical project under the supervision of a departmental faculty member to explore and analyze an area of interest relevant to the concentration in leadership or curriculum.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: David A Dillon, Scott Conrod (Fall) Bronwen Low, Jim Mackinnon, David A Dillon, Anthony W Pare, Scott Conrod (Winter) Shaheen Shariff, Jim Mackinnon, Mekhala Sarkar (Summer)

    • Fall, Winter
  • EDEM 627 Project 2 (6 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : Extension of Project 1 or new project.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: David A Dillon (Fall) David A Dillon, Scott Conrod, Jim Mackinnon, Elizabeth J Wood, Bronwen Low (Winter) Jim Mackinnon, Scott Conrod (Summer)

    • Fall, Winter

Required Courses (12 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 610 Leadership in Action (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : Teaching of the use of reflective practice as a means of developing individual theories of action in educational settings. It provides students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to engage in processes that can improve individual and organizational performance. Special emphasis will be given to communication, problem solving and decision-making.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Scott Conrod (Fall) Scott Conrod (Winter)

    • Fall
  • EDEM 673 Leadership Theory in Education (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : Concepts of leadership and the role of leadership in educational settings.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Shaheen Shariff, Noel C Burke, Deborah A G Heuff-Munro (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.

Complementary Courses (15 credits)

12 credits selected from the following courses:

  • EDEM 628 Education Resource Management (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : An exploration of the concepts and skills necessary to manage the human and financial resources of small organizations (schools, NGOs, departments). Among the areas to be explored are labour contracts, supervision, grantsmanship, use of volunteers, managing site-based budgets.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Carol Marriott (Winter)

    • Winter
  • EDEM 630 Policy Issues: Workplace Learning (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : This course explores the complex policy climate in workplace learning in Canada and examines the pressures and choices facing program planners and instructors.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Steve Jordan (Fall)

  • EDEM 637 Managing Educational Change (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : Conceptual approaches to managing school improvement and reform with applications such as conflict management, action planning, coaching, shared vision-building and problem solving.

    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.

    • Fall
  • 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.

  • EDEM 646 Planning and Evaluation (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : Knowledge and skills development in educational planning and monitoring at the service delivery unit (school, non-governmental organization, adult education centre). Areas of study include strategic management, results-based management, log frame analysis, systems assessment, stakeholders analysis, and fourth generation evaluation.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Donald Taylor, Patricia Chown (Fall)

    • Fall
  • EDEM 664 Education and the Law (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : The legal and institutional framework of Canadian education systems; legal terminology and the tools and methods of legal research; selected public and private law issues in Canadian education.

    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.

    • Winter
  • EDEM 674 Organizational Theory and Education (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : Contemporary organization theories and their implications for education and the management of learning environments.

    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.

  • EDEM 675 Special Topics 1 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : Important current issues in the field of Educational Studies. (Content varies from year to year.)

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Karen Cohen-Gazith (Winter)

  • EDEM 677 Special Topics 2 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : Important current issues in the field of Educational Studies. (Content varies from year to year.)

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: David A Dillon (Fall)

    • Fall
  • EDEM 693 School Improvement Approaches (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : Analysis of action research approaches used to improve school performance.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Carol Marriott, Patricia Anne Peter (Fall)

    • Winter

3 credits selected from the following courses:

  • 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)

  • EDEC 612 Media Literacy (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : The course examines the nature and possibilities of media literacy education in schooling, including both the development of students' ability to critically analyze the mass, visual, electronic media in society as well as the development of their own ability to utilize various new media for their own communication.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Anthony W Pare (Fall)

    • Fall
    • **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.
  • EDEC 620 Meanings of Literacy (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : Investigation of basic issues related to definitions of literacy. Issues include new directions in literacy and education, the need for non-print literacies in contemporary life, and the challenges these changes present for educators.

    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.

    • Winter
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken EDEM 620.
  • EDEC 635 Advanced Written Communication (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : Rhetorical practices and principles that remain constant across disciplines: generating and organizing ideas; setting goals; planning; considering readers; editing and revising. Students will analyze and produce texts that use the formats, rhetorical strategies, styles, genres, and other conventions of their disciplines.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Anthony W Pare (Winter)

    • Fall, Winter

Elective Courses (6 credits)

6 credits at the 500, 600, or 700 level chosen in consultation with the Graduate Program Director.

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