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Master of Arts (M.A.); Education and Society (Thesis) (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 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Teresa Strong, Claudia A Mitchell, Mekhala Sarkar, Lisa Starr, Steve Jordan, Mindy Carter, Ronald Morris, Kevin Michael McDonough (Fall) Steve Jordan, Lisa Starr (Winter)

    • 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 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Claudia A Mitchell, Teresa Strong, David A Dillon, Shaheen Shariff, Mekhala Sarkar, Abdul Aziz Choudry, Mindy Carter, Ronald Morris, Kevin Michael McDonough, Gale Seiler (Fall) Steve Jordan (Winter)

    • 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 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Mary H Maguire, Lynn Butler Kisber, Caroline Joan Riches, Fiona J Benson, Abdul Aziz Choudry (Fall) Claudia A Mitchell, Teresa Strong, David A Dillon, Mekhala Sarkar, Mindy Carter, Ronald Morris, Kevin Michael McDonough, Shaheen Shariff (Winter)

    • Fall, Winter

Required Courses (6 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 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Samuel Veissière (Fall) Lisa Trimble, 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 2014, Winter 2015, Summer 2015

    Instructors: Dale Boyle, Tahiya Mahbub (Fall) Abdul Aziz Choudry (Winter)

    • 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 (3 credits)

3 credits selected from one of the following streams below:

Culture and Values in Education Stream

3 credits to be selected from the following:

  • EDER 607 Values Education: Contemporary Approaches (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Religious Studies : A study of the objectives, content and approaches to the teaching of human and moral values. A critical examination of selected programs dealing with human and moral values.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

  • EDER 608 Educational Implications of Social Theory (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Religious Studies : An analysis of some of the educational implications of various social and political theories: liberalism, Marxism and others.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • Fall
  • EDER 615 Culture, Values and Education (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Religious Studies : In-depth examination of culture and values in education.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Boyd Eric White (Fall)

    • Winter

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 2014

    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 2015

    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: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Mindy Carter (Fall)

Elective Courses (12 credits)

12 credits at the 500, 600, or 700 level, chosen in consultation with the Thesis Supervisor or Graduate Program Director. The student may take a maximum of 6 credits from outside the Department.

Faculty of Education—2014-2015 (last updated Feb. 18, 2014) (disclaimer)