Integrated Studies in Education

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Department of Integrated Studies in Education

Location

Location

  • Integrated Studies in Education, Faculty of Education
  • 3700 McTavish Street, Room 244
  • Montreal QC H3A 1Y2
  • Website: www.mcgill.ca/dise
  • Undergraduate Programs:
  • Telephone: 514-398-4527
  • Fax: 514-398-4529
  • Graduate and Certificate Programs:
  • Telephone: 514-398-4527
  • Fax: 514-398-4529

About the Department of Integrated Studies in Education

About the Department of Integrated Studies in Education

The Department of Integrated Studies in Education, created in September 2001, incorporates the programs and staff previously associated with the Departments of Culture and Values in Education, Educational Studies, Second Language Education, and First Nations and Inuit Education.

The Department offers four-year programs for CEGEP graduates and five-year programs for out-of-province students leading to a B.Ed. degree.

For B.Ed. program overviews, see www.mcgill.ca/dise/progs.

Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2017-2018 (last updated Aug. 17, 2017) (disclaimer)

Integrated Studies in Education Faculty

Integrated Studies in Education Faculty

Chair
Steven Jordan
Director of Teacher Education Programs & Certificates, and M.A. Programs
Caroline Riches
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Programs
Sheryl Smith-Gilman
Director of First Nations and Inuit Education
James Howden
Director of Ph.D. Program
Marta Kobiela
Assistant Director of M.A. Programs
Lisa Starr
Director of Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership
Lynn Butler-Kisber
Emeritus Professors
Patrick X. Dias; B.A., M.A.(Karachi), B.Ed., Ph.D.(Montr.)
David Dillon; B.A.(St. Columban's), M.S.(SW Texas St.), Ph.D.(Texas-Austin)
Margaret Gillett; B.A., Dip.Ed.(Syd.), M.A.(Russell Sage), Ed.D.(Col.) (William C. Macdonald Emeritus Professor of Education)
John B. Gradwell; B.A., M.A.(Calif.), Ph.D.(Iowa)
Denise Lussier; B.A.(Coll. Jesus Marie de Sillery), M.Ed.(Boston), M.A., Ph.D.(Laval) (Post-retirement)
Mary H. Maguire; B.A., B.Ed., M.A.(Montr.), M.Ed., Cert. Reading(McG.), Ph.D.(Ariz.)
Anthony Paré; B.Ed, M.A., Ph.D.(McG.)
Jacques J. Rebuffot; B. ès L., L. ès L., D.E.S.(Aix-Marseilles), Dip. I.E.P., Dr. 3rd Cy.(Strasbourg)
Bernard Shapiro; B.A.(McG.), M.A.T., Ed.D.(Harv.)
David C. Smith; B.Ed.(McG.), Ph.D.(Lond.), F.C.C.T., F.R.S.A.
R. Lynn Studham; N.D.D.(Sunder), A.R.A.(Royal Acad., Copen.), M.A.(E. Carolina), C.S.G.A., S.C.A.
Lise Winer; B.A.(Pitt.), M.A.(Minn.), Cert. Ped.(C'dia), Ph.D.(West Indies)
John Wolforth; B.Sc.(Sheff.), M.A., Ph.D.(Br. Col.)
Professors
Lynn Butler-Kisber; B.Ed., M.Ed.(McG.), Ed.D.(Harv.)
Ratna Ghosh; C.M., B.A.(Calc.), M.A., Ph.D.(Calg.), F.R.S.C. (William C. Macdonald Professor of Education) (James McGill Professor)
Roy Lyster; B.A.(Regina), M.A.(Paris VII), B.Ed., M.Ed., Ph.D.(Tor.)
Claudia A. Mitchell; B.A.(Bran.), M.A.(Mt. St. Vin.), Ph.D.(Alta.) (James McGill Professor)
Associate Professors
Anila Asghar; M.S.(Punjab), M.A.(Col.), M.Ed., Ed.D.(Harv.)
Fiona Benson; B.A.(Ott.), M. Ed., Ph.D.(McG.)
Eric Caplan; B.A.(Tor.), M.A.(Hebrew), Ph.D.(McG.)
Abdul Aziz Choudry; Grad.Dip., Ph.D.(C'dia)
Steven Jordan; B.A.(Kent), M.Sc.(Lond.), Ph.D.(McG.)
Bronwen Low; B.A.(Qu.), M.A.(Br. Col.), Ph.D.(York)
Kevin McDonough; B.A., B.Ed., M.Ed.(Alta.), Ph.D.(IlI.)
Caroline Riches; B.A., M.Sc.(Alta.), Ph.D.(McG.)
Mela Sarkar; B.A., Dip.Ed.(McG.), M.A., Ph.D.(C'dia)
Annie Savard; B.Ed., M.A., Ph.D.(Laval)
Shaheen Shariff; B.G.S., M.A.Educ., Ph.D.(S. Fraser)
Doreen Starke-Meyerring; B.Ed.(Potsdam), M.A.(N. Dakota), Ph.D.(Minn.)
Teresa Strong-Wilson; B.A.(Calg.), B.A.(McG.), M.A., Ph.D.(Vic., BC)
Georges Terroux; B.A.(Montr.), M.A.(Essex), Ph.D.(Montr.) (Post-retirement)
Boyd White; B.A.(Sir G. Wms.), B.F.A.(C'dia), M.F.A.(lnst. Allende, Guanajuato), Ph.D.(C'dia)
Elizabeth Wood; B.F.A.(York), B.F.A.(C'dia), Dip.Ed., M.A., Ph.D.(McG.)
Assistant Professors
Susan Ballinger; B.A.(Wash.), M.A., Ph.D.(McG.)
Mindy Carter; B.A.(Dal.), B.Ed.(Lake.), M.A.(C'dia), Ph.D.(Br. Col.)
Christian Ehret; B.A., M.A.(Georgia), Ph.D.(Vanderbilt)
Allison Gonsalves; B.Sc.(W.Ont.), M.Sc.(Guelph), Ph.D.(McG.)
Blane Harvey; B.A.(Ott.), M.A., Ph.D.(McG.)
Philip Howard; B.A.(Cornell), Dip.Ed., M.A.(McG.), Ph.D.(OISE, Tor.)
Limin Jao; B.Sc., B.Ed.(Qu.), M.A., Ph.D.(OISE, Tor.)
Marta Kobiela; B.Sc., M.Sc.(Texas A & M), Ph.D.(Vanderbilt)
Joseph Levitan; B.A.(Brandeis), M.A.(Col.), Ph.D.(Penn. St.)
Naomi Nichols; B.A.(Trent), B.Ed., M.Ed., Ph.D.(York)
Lisa Starr; B.Ed.(Regina), M.A.(Phoenix), Ph.D.(Vic., BC)
Paul Zanazanian; B.A., M.A.(McG.), Ph.D.(Montr.)
Faculty Lecturers
James Howden; B.Ed.(McG.), M.Ed.(OISE, Tor.)
Sheryl Smith-Gilman; B.Ed., M.A., Ph.D.(McG.)
Lisa Trimble; B.A.(W. Laur.), M.A., Ph.D.(McG.)
Dawn Wiseman; B.Eng., Grad.Dip., M.A.(C'dia)
Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2017-2018 (last updated Aug. 17, 2017) (disclaimer)

Overview of Programs (Integrated Studies in Education)

Overview of Programs (Integrated Studies in Education)

The following is an overview of programs offered by the Department of Integrated Studies in Education.

Bachelor of Education: Secondary Program (120 credits)

Bachelor of Education: Secondary Program (120 credits)

The aim of the B.Ed. Secondary program is to prepare strong beginning teachers for the secondary school level. This integrated 120-credit program (150 credits for out-of-province students) consists of academic studies to provide background depth in subjects taught in the secondary school, professional studies centred on school-based practicum, supported by studies in pedagogy, curriculum, and educational foundations. Students choose their teaching profiles from: English, Mathematics, Science and Technology, and Social Sciences (History and Citizenship, and one of Geography or Ethics and Religious Culture). Students applying to the B.Ed. Secondary in the areas of Mathematics or Science and Technology, depending on their academic record, may be required to complete additional courses in order to gain the appropriate subject area background.

Concurrent Bachelor of Music (Music Education)/Bachelor of Education in Music program (137 credits)

Concurrent Bachelor of Music (Music Education)/Bachelor of Education in Music program (137 credits)

This program provides students with the opportunity to obtain a Bachelor of Music degree and a Bachelor of Education degree concurrently. The two degrees are awarded during the same convocation period. Students who have completed Quebec CEGEP, French Baccalaureate, International Baccalaureate, or at least one year of university studies are normally enrolled in a program requiring the completion of 137 credits.

Concurrent Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Education (Secondary) (135 credits)

Concurrent Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Education (Secondary) (135 credits)

New students are no longer being admitted to this program.

This program provides students with the opportunity to attain a Bachelor of Science degree and a Bachelor of Education degree concurrently. The two degrees are awarded during the same convocation period. Students who have completed Quebec CEGEP, French Baccalaureate, International Baccalaureate, or at least one year of university studies are normally enrolled in a program requiring the completion of 135 credits.

Bachelor of Education (Kindergarten and Elementary) (120 credits)

Bachelor of Education (Kindergarten and Elementary) (120 credits)

This program leads to certification to teach children between the ages of five and 11 years. It consists of four years of full-time study requiring the completion of 120 credits (150 credits or five years for out-of-province students) of academic and professional courses.

Options within the B.Ed. (Kindergarten and Elementary) program are:

  • First Nations and Inuit Studies
  • Jewish Studies
  • Pédagogie de l'immersion française

Bachelor of Education in Teaching English as a Second Language (120 credits)

Bachelor of Education in Teaching English as a Second Language (120 credits)

This program prepares specialist teachers to teach English as a second language at both the elementary level (including regular and intensive ESL) and the secondary level (including regular ESL and ESLA – English Second Language Arts). This integrated 120-credit program (150 credits for out-of-province students) consists of academic and professional components. The academic components provide students with opportunities to develop a broad liberal education and to study language and language learning from linguistic, social, cultural, and psychological perspectives. The professional components revolve around school-based Field Experiences, which are supported by studies in pedagogy and educational foundations.

An option within the B.Ed. in Teaching English as a Second Language program is:

  • Teaching Greek Language & Culture

Graduate Programs

Graduate Programs

At the graduate level, the Department offers M.A. programs with thesis and non-thesis options in the following areas: Education and Society, Educational Leadership, and Second Language Education.

The Department offers a Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning (MATL), leading to teacher certification at the secondary level for those meeting specific criteria. See www.mcgill.ca/dise/grad.

The Department also offers graduate certificates in Leadership and Teaching English as a Second Language. See www.mcgill.ca/dise/grad.

In-Service Programs

In-Service Programs

The Department of Integrated Studies in Education offers a number of in-service programs through First Nations and Inuit Education: a Certificate in Education for First Nations and Inuit; a Certificate in Indigenous Language and Literacy Education; a Certificate in Middle School Education in Indigenous Communities; a Certificate in First Nations and Inuit Educational Leadership; a Certificate in First Nations and Inuit Student Personnel Services; and a Bachelor of Education for Certified Teachers.

Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2017-2018 (last updated Aug. 17, 2017) (disclaimer)

Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) - Secondary English (120 credits)

The Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) - Secondary English program requires 120 credits and leads to teacher certification. Students who have not completed Quebec CEGEP, French Baccalaureate, International Baccalaureate, or at least one year of university studies prior to commencing the B.Ed. must also complete a minimum of 30 credits of Freshman courses (in addition to...

For more information, see Secondary English (120 credits).

Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) - Secondary Mathematics (120 credits)

The Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) – Secondary Mathematics program requires 120 credits and leads to teacher certification. Students who have not completed Quebec CEGEP, French Baccalaureate, International Baccalaureate, or at least one year of university studies prior to commencing the B.Ed. must also complete a minimum of 30 credits of Freshman courses (in...

For more information, see Secondary Mathematics (120 credits).

Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) - Secondary Social Sciences - History and Citizenship, Ethics and Religious Culture (120 credits)

The Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) - Secondary Social Sciences - History and Citizenship, Ethics and Religious Culture program requires 120 credits and leads to teacher certification. Students who have not completed Quebec CEGEP, French Baccalaureate, International Baccalaureate, or at least one year of university studies prior to commencing the B.Ed. must also...

For more information, see Secondary Social Sciences - History and Citizenship, Ethics and Religious Culture (120 credits).

Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) - Secondary Social Sciences - History and Citizenship, Geography (120 credits)

Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) - Secondary Social Sciences - History and Citizenship, Geography program requires 120 credits and leads to teacher certification. Students who have not completed Quebec CEGEP, French Baccalaureate, International Baccalaureate, or at least one year of university studies prior to commencing the B.Ed. must also complete a minimum of 30...

For more information, see Secondary Social Sciences - History and Citizenship, Geography (120 credits).

Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) - Secondary Science and Technology (120 credits)

The Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) - Secondary Science and Technology program requires 120 credits and leads to teacher certification. Students who have not completed Quebec CEGEP, French Baccalaureate, International Baccalaureate, or at least one year of university studies prior to commencing the B.Ed. must also complete a minimum of 30 credits of Freshman courses...

For more information, see Secondary Science and Technology (120 credits).

Concurrent Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) - Major Concentration Biology - Cell/Molecular with Minor Chemistry for Teachers (135 credits)

Note: New students are no longer being admitted to this program. ...

For more information, see Major Concentration Biology - Cell/Molecular with Minor Chemistry for Teachers (135 credits).

Concurrent Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) - Major Concentration Biology - Cell/Molecular with Minor Physics for Teachers (135 credits)

Note: New students are no longer being admitted to this program. ...

For more information, see Major Concentration Biology - Cell/Molecular with Minor Physics for Teachers (135 credits).

Concurrent Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) - Major Concentration Biology - Organismal with Minor Chemistry for Teachers (135 credits)

Note: New students are no longer being admitted to this program. ...

For more information, see Major Concentration Biology - Organismal with Minor Chemistry for Teachers (135 credits).

Concurrent Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) - Major Concentration Biology - Organismal with Minor Physics for Teachers (135 credits)

Note: New students are no longer being admitted to this program. ...

For more information, see Major Concentration Biology - Organismal with Minor Physics for Teachers (135 credits).

Concurrent Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) - Major Concentration Chemistry with Minor Biology for Teachers (135 credits)

Note: New students are no longer being admitted to this program. ...

For more information, see Major Concentration Chemistry with Minor Biology for Teachers (135 credits).

Concurrent Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) - Major Concentration Chemistry with Minor Physics for Teachers (135 credits)

Note: New students are no longer being admitted to this program. ...

For more information, see Major Concentration Chemistry with Minor Physics for Teachers (135 credits).

Concurrent Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) - Major Concentration Physics with Minor Biology for Teachers (135 credits)

Note: New students are no longer being admitted to this program. ...

For more information, see Major Concentration Physics with Minor Biology for Teachers (135 credits).

Concurrent Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) - Major Concentration Physics with Minor Chemistry for Teachers (135 credits)

Note: New students are no longer being admitted to this program. ...

For more information, see Major Concentration Physics with Minor Chemistry for Teachers (135 credits).

Concurrent Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) - Major Mathematics for Teachers (135 credits)

Note: New students are no longer being admitted to this program. ...

For more information, see Major Mathematics for Teachers (135 credits).

Concurrent Bachelor of Music (B.Mus.) - Major Music Education and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) - Music Elementary and Secondary (137 credits)

The Concurrent B.Mus./B.Ed. combines the Bachelor of Music (Major Music Education) with the Bachelor of Education (Music Elementary and Secondary). ...

For more information, see Major Music Education and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) - Music Elementary and Secondary (137 credits).

Admissions to the Concurrent B.Mus. (Major Music Education) and B.Ed. in Music Program

Admissions to the Concurrent B.Mus. (Major Music Education) and B.Ed. in Music Program

Applicants without a completed Bachelor of Music degree who wish to pursue a teacher education degree specializing in Music should apply to the Concurrent Bachelor of Music (Music Education)/Bachelor of Education in Music program. Students who have partially completed a Bachelor of Music program are eligible to apply for Advanced Standing in the Concurrent program.

Application to the Concurrent B.Mus./B.Ed. program may be made online at www.mcgill.ca/applying. Information is available on that site or may be obtained from:

  • Admissions Office
  • Schulich School of Music, McGill University
  • 555 Sherbrooke Street West
  • Montreal QC H3A 1E3

Those who have completed a Bachelor of Music degree from a North American university should apply to the Bachelor of Education in Music program in the Faculty of Education and, if eligible, will receive Advanced Standing for applicable courses. Application to the Bachelor of Education in Music may be made online at www.mcgill.ca/applying. Information is available on that site or may be obtained from:

  • Service Point
  • Enrolment Services, McGill University
  • 3415 McTavish Street
  • Montreal QC H3A 0C8

Program details are available from:

  • Department of Integrated Studies in Education
  • Professor Caroline Riches, Program Director
  • Telephone: 514-398-4527 ext. 00539
  • Email: caroline.riches [at] mcgill.ca

or

  • Telephone: 514-398-4527
  • Email: advisedise.education [at] mcgill.ca
  • Website: www.mcgill.ca/dise
Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2017-2018 (last updated Aug. 17, 2017) (disclaimer)

Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) - Kindergarten and Elementary Education (120 credits)

The Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) - Kindergarten and Elementary Education program requires 120 credits and leads to teacher certification. Students who have not completed Quebec CEGEP, French Baccalaureate, International Baccalaureate, or at least one year of university studies prior to commencing the B.Ed. must also complete a minimum of 30 credits of Freshman...

For more information, see Kindergarten and Elementary Education (120 credits).

Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) - Kindergarten and Elementary Education - First Nations and Inuit Studies (120 credits)

The Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) - Kindergarten and Elementary Education - First Nations and Inuit Studies program requires 120 credits and leads to teacher certification. Interested applicants must contact the office of First Nations and Inuit Education for admission information; please call 514-398-4527. ...

For more information, see Kindergarten and Elementary Education - First Nations and Inuit Studies (120 credits).

Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) - Kindergarten and Elementary Jewish Studies (120 credits)

Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) - Kindergarten and Elementary Jewish Studies program requires 120 credits and leads to teacher certification. Students who have not completed Quebec CEGEP, French Baccalaureate, International Baccalaureate, or at least one year of university studies prior to commencing the B.Ed. must also complete a minimum of 30 credits of Freshman...

For more information, see Kindergarten and Elementary Jewish Studies (120 credits).

B.Ed. Kindergarten and Elementary Program (Jewish Studies Option)

B.Ed. Kindergarten and Elementary Program (Jewish Studies Option)

Students who wish to follow this option should contact:

  • Professor Eric Caplan
  • Department of Integrated Studies in Education
  • Faculty of Education
  • Telephone: 514-398-6544
  • Email: eric.caplan [at] mcgill.ca
Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2017-2018 (last updated Aug. 17, 2017) (disclaimer)

Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) - Kindergarten and Elementary Pédagogie de l'Immersion Française (120 credits)

The Kindergarten and Elementary Pédagogie de l'Immersion Française major is designed to meet the needs of students enrolled in the B.Ed. Kindergarten and Elementary program who wish to teach in French immersion contexts. It consists of 30 credits of French and second language education courses embedded within the regular B.Ed. Kindergarten and Elementary program....

For more information, see Kindergarten and Elementary Pédagogie de l'Immersion Française (120 credits).

Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) - Teaching English as a Second Language - TESL Elementary and Secondary (120 credits)

The Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) - Teaching English as a Second Language - TESL Elementary and Secondary program requires 120 credits and leads to teacher certification. Students who have not completed Quebec CEGEP, French Baccalaureate, International Baccalaureate, or at least one year of university studies prior to commencing the B.Ed. must also complete a...

For more information, see Teaching English as a Second Language - TESL Elementary and Secondary (120 credits).

Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) - Teaching English as a Second Language - TESL Elementary and Secondary:Teaching Greek Language & Culture (120 credits)

This program requires 120 credits and leads to teacher certification. Students who have not completed Quebec CEGEP, French Baccalaureate, International Baccalaureate, or at least one year of university studies prior to commencing the B.Ed. must also complete a minimum of 30 credits of Freshman courses (in addition to the 120-credit program) for a total of 150...

For more information, see Teaching English as a Second Language - TESL Elementary and Secondary:Teaching Greek Language & Culture (120 credits).

Faculty of Education—2017-2018 (last updated Aug. 17, 2017) (disclaimer)