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Master of Education (M.Ed.); Educational Psychology (Non-Thesis) — Inclusive Education (48 credits)

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

Program Requirements

The aim of the MEd in Educational Psychology (Non-Thesis) - Inclusive Education is to educate students on the major theories and practices of inclusive education. The program’s focus is on diversity in development behavior and attainment, and eco-systemic and cultural models of teaching, learning, and assessment. Similar approaches are taken to understanding disability. Graduates will be able to implement effective teaching programs for students across all spectrums of development. Students will develop a strong foundation in the core content and theories of development, disability, inclusion and methods. The role of schools and communities is also examined. Students will be trained in application and practice through behaviour, literacy assessment and intervention, and differentiated teaching planning objectives.
For more information, see http://www.mcgill.ca/study/2013-2014/faculties/education/graduate/gps_ed....

Required Courses (30 credits)

  • EDPE 502 Theories of Human Development (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Life course developmental theories to form a foundation for policy and for empirical and applied work with diverse groups, including disability and other equity-seeking groups.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Kevin Francis Casey (Fall)

  • 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 2013, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Nathan Hall (Fall)

    • 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: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Michael L Hoover (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: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Nathan Hall, Reza Feyzi Behnagh (Winter)

  • EDPI 543 Family, School and Community (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : Focus on the examination of three important systems in a child’s life; namely family, school and community, as well as societal influences on student growth, development, and adjustment. Emphasis will be on evidence-based practices in collaborating with families and community organizations to form partnerships, classroom interventions and school-based initiatives to enhance well-being.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Karen Cohen-Gazith (Fall) Casey Finn Lefsrud (Summer)

    • Offered through Summer Studies and Continuing Education.
  • EDPI 642 Inclusion: Past, Present & Future (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : Provides a critical analysis of the concept of inclusion with a particular focus on disability within historical, political, and educational contexts and equity seeking groups.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Tara Flanagan (Fall)

  • EDPI 645 Assessment For Effective Intervention (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : Exploration of practice-based models and approaches to assessment. It emphasises the application of theoretically sound models of assessment to guide interventions for students in inclusive contexts.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Robert Savage (Winter)

  • EDPI 654 Instruction/Curriculum Adaptation (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : Adapting instruction and curriculum for students with special needs; developing individualized programs and methods; building curriculum that addresses both academic and social needs of students.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Karen Cohen-Gazith (Winter)

  • EDPI 665 Teaching of Reading (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : Reviews contemporary research on reading acquisition and associated language development with a focus on research and theory as the basis for examining current evidence-based practices for supporting learning in diverse classrooms.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Karen Cohen-Gazith (Fall)

  • EDPI 667 Promoting Social and Emotional Well-Being (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : Promotion of social & emotional well-being in students, classrooms, schools and communities; examination of teacher skills in promoting social & emotional learning, classroom management and climate; social & emotional literacy skills and behaviours; mental, emotional and behavioural health and their relationship to academic achievement and fostering of positive development.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Ingrid Sladeczek (Winter)

Complementary Courses (18 credits)

18 credits from the following:

  • EDPC 501 Helping Relationships (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : A course in the basic principles of human relationships and communication skills, approached from a theoretical and experimental viewpoint. An emphasis will be given to training in basic listening skills, interviewing techniques, and the interpretation of non-verbal behaviour and communication.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Antonio Bernardelli (Fall)

    • Offered through Continuing Studies
  • EDPC 504 Practicum: Interviewing Skills (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : This course will enable students to become practitioners in the field of Applied Social Sciences. Theoretical principles of the helping relationship will be applied in particular situations. Demonstration, lecture, role-playing and psychodrama techniques will be used.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Antonio Bernardelli (Winter)

    • Offered through Continuing Studies
    • Prerequisite: EDPC 501
  • EDPE 515 Gender Identity Development (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Theoretical models and empirical findings relevant to the development of gender identity. Special attention is given to the influence of peers in school settings. Psychological, physiological, parental, peer and cultural influences on gender identity.

    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 208, EDPE 300 or a course in developmental psychology
    • Offered through Continuing Education.
  • EDPE 595 Seminar in Special Topics (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : The content of the seminar will vary from year to year and will be announced prior to registration. The seminar may be given by a single instructor or by a group, as the occasion warrants.

    Terms: Summer 2014

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

    • Restriction: Permission must be obtained from the Department before registration.
  • EDPE 640 Emerging Technologies for Educational Change (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : practical, hands-on course grounded in constructivist learning theory using the latest technologies and interfaces. Students work with and explore emerging technologies that impact teaching, learning, research, creative expression and professional development.

    Terms: Summer 2014

    Instructors: Sam Bruzzese (Summer)

  • 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 (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: EDPE 675 or equivalent.
  • 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
  • EDPE 699D1 Special Activity (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.

    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.

    • Restrictions: Only open to M.Ed. students. Not open to students who have taken EDPE 697 and EDPE 698.
    • Students must register for EDPE 699D1 and EDPE 699D2.
  • EDPE 699D2 Special Activity (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.

    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.

    • Restrictions: Only open to M.Ed. students. Not open to students who have taken EDPE 697 and EDPE 698.
  • EDPI 526 Talented and Gifted Students (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : The psychology and education of exceptionally able children. Definitions, assessment, classroom adaptations, technology, educational programs and educational issues. The course combines theoretical background and practical concerns. Application component: application of teaching methods with exceptionally able students.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Gus Appignanesi, Casey Finn Lefsrud (Winter)

    • Offered through Continuing Education.
  • EDPI 539 Field Work 1 (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : Supervised experience in an approved relevant educational setting.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Nancy Lee Heath, Maryam Gholamrezaei (Fall)

    • Restriction: Permission of Program Director required.
  • EDPI 540 Field Work 2 (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : Supervised experience in an approved relevant educational setting.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Elana Bloom, Maryam Gholamrezaei (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: EDPI 539
    • Restriction: Permission of Program Director required.
  • EDPI 656D1 Clinic Practicum in Special Education (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : Participation as a special education professional in a field setting. Opportunity to plan, implement and evaluate curriculum for students with special needs, and participate as a team member.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Nancy Lee Heath, Maryam Gholamrezaei (Fall)

    • Students must register for both EDPI 656D1 and EDPI 656D2
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both EDPI 656D1 and EDPI 656D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
    • EDPI 656D1 and EDPI 656D2 together are equivalent to EDPI 656
  • EDPI 656D2 Clinic Practicum in Special Education (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : See EDPI 656D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Elana Bloom, Maryam Gholamrezaei (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: EDPI 656D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both EDPI 656D1 and EDPI 656D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
    • EDPI 656D1 and EDPI 656D2 together are equivalent to EDPI 656
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