Master of Arts (M.A.) Educational Leadership (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 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Marta Kobiela, Kevin Michael McDonough, Lisa Trimble, Annie Savard, Naomi Nichols, Teresa Strong, Shaheen Shariff, Lynn Butler Kisber, Lisa Starr, Steve Jordan (Fall) Christian Ehret (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 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Marta Kobiela, Kevin Michael McDonough, Lisa Trimble, Annie Savard, Naomi Nichols, Shaheen Shariff, Teresa Strong, Fiona J Benson, Steve Jordan (Fall) Lynn Butler Kisber, Lisa Starr, Teresa Strong (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 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Philip S Howard (Fall) Marta Kobiela, Kevin Michael McDonough, Lisa Trimble, Annie Savard, Naomi Nichols, Shaheen Shariff, Fiona J Benson, Steve Jordan (Winter)

    • Fall, Winter

Required Courses (9 credits)

  • EDEM 609 Critical Perspectives in 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 various research paradigms. Educational issues as expressions of social, ethical, political, economic, epistemological and cultural reconfigurations. Students will learn to be critical consumers of educational theories and research.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Kevin Michael McDonough (Fall) Teresa Strong (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 2017

    Instructors: Joseph Levitan (Fall)

    • 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 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Sam Bruzzese, Blane Leslie Harvey (Fall) Patricia Anne Peter (Winter)

    • Winter

Complementary Courses (6 credits)

6 credits selected from the following courses:

  • EDEM 690 Research Methods: Theory 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. Students will learn techniques to conduct research and to develop a research proposal.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Naomi Nichols (Fall) Mindy Carter (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.

  • 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: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Dawn Wiseman (Winter)

  • 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: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • 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—2017-2018 (last updated Aug. 23, 2017) (disclaimer)