Master of Arts (M.A.); Educational Leadership (Thesis) (45 credits)

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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 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

Complementary Courses (6 credits)

6 credits selected from the following courses:

  • 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.

  • EDEM 692 Qualitative Research Methods (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : Theoretical and practical exploration of the foundations of qualitative methods, with emphasis on underlying principles.

    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.

  • EDSL 630 Qualitative/Ethnographic Methods (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Education in Second Languages : An examination of theoretical and applied issues in qualitative and ethnographic studies in second language education.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Mary H Maguire (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)