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Master of Arts (M.A.); Educational Psychology (Thesis) — Learning Sciences (45 credits)

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

Program Requirements

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Thesis Courses (24 credits)

  • EDPE 604 Thesis 1 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Literature survey and thesis planning.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

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

    • Corequisite: EDPE 600
  • EDPE 607 Thesis 2 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Preparation of a thesis proposal.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

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

    • Corequisite: EDPE 604
  • EDPE 693 Thesis 3 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Thesis research under supervision of a research director.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

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

  • EDPE 694 Thesis 4 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Thesis research under supervision of a research director.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

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

  • EDPE 695 Thesis 5 (6 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Thesis research under supervision of a research director.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

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

  • EDPE 696 Thesis 6 (6 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Thesis research under supervision of a research director.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

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

    • Prerequisite: EDPE 575 or equivalent

Required Courses (12 credits)

  • 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 2014

    Instructors: Ingrid Sladeczek (Winter)

    • Corequisite: EDPE 676
  • 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 2013

    Instructors: Susanne P Lajoie (Fall)

    • Prerequisites: A 500- or 600-level graduate course in cognitive or instructional psychology or permission of instructor
  • EDPE 676 Intermediate Statistics (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Analysis of variance, fixed, random and mixed effects, crossed and nested designs; regression models. Computer data processing using existing packages.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Michael L Hoover, Brett David Thombs, Carlos Gomez-Garibello (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: EDPE 675 or equivalent.
  • EDPE 682 Univariate/Multivariate Analysis (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : General linear model as a unified data analytic system for estimation and hypothesis testing that subsumes regression, analysis of variance, and analysis of covariance for single dependent variables. Introduction to generalizations involving multiple dependent (criterion) variables. Applications oriented toward education, educational psychology and counselling psychology. Experience with data-analysis tools.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Caroline Fitzpatrick (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: EDPE 676

Complementary Courses (9 credits)

  • 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 2013

    Instructors: Camelia Birlean (Fall)

  • 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: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Nathan Hall (Winter)

  • EDPE 637 Issues in Health Professions Education (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : An overview of health professions education issues, including: learning and assessment in the clinical setting, medical core competencies, design, delivery and evaluation of health professions education programs, organization & management of health professions education programs and systems, organizational change and leadership, clinical reasoning and decision making, interdisciplinary 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.

  • EDPE 656 Applied Theory/Methods in the Learning Sciences (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Current interdisciplinary theoretical models and methodologies applied to understanding human cognition and learning. An overview of experimental, observational, and psysiological research designs, methods, and analyses is provided in formal and informal learning situations.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Krista Muis (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: EDPE 555 or permission of instructor.
  • 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: 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.

    • 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: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Michael L Hoover (Fall)

    • Prerequisites: EDPE 666 or permission of the instructor
    • Corequisites: EDPE 655
  • EDPE 668 Advanced Seminar in Learning Sciences (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Critical analysis and synthesis of contemporary theoretical and empirical research in educational psychology and cognate areas. Topics addressed for each offering may change as a function of current debates and issues in the educational literature. Examples of topics would be motivation, assessment, epistemology, self-regulated learning, and metacognition.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Jason Harley, Eric Poitras (Fall)

    • Prerequisites: EDPE 666 - Foundation of Learning Science or EDPE 605 Research Methods or permission of the instructor
    • Corequisites: EDPE 655 Learning Sciences Research Seminar or permission of the instructor
  • EDPE 687 Qualitative Methods in Educational Psychology (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : The logics of design and selection of phenomenology, grounded theory, ethnography, case study and mixed design methods with emphasis on data analysis in light of issues of research purpose, epistemology, reliability and validity.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Sandra Pelaez (Winter)

    • Prerequisites: EDPE 605 or equivalent or permission of the instructor

or other 500-, 600-, or 700-level courses offered by the Department and with the approval of the supervisor and the Program Director.

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