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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Educational Psychology: Human Development

Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych     Degree: Doctor of Philosophy

Program Requirements

The Ph.D. Educational Psychology: Human Development focuses on core areas of human development such as cognitive, language, social, personality, and gender development among children and adolescents with diverse trajectories and from various family, educational and community contexts. The program is unique in examining developmental trajectories from a variety of interdisciplinary perspectives. The student's dissertation should focus on an issue in the field of human development related to educational psychology.

Required Courses (9 credits)

A thesis for the doctoral degree must constitute original scholarship and must be a distinct contribution to knowledge. It must show familiarity with previous work in the field and must demonstrate ability to plan and carry out research, organize results, and defend the approach and conclusions in a scholarly manner. The research presented must meet current standards of the discipline; as well, the thesis must clearly demonstrate how the research advances knowledge in the field. Finally, the thesis must be written in compliance with norms for academic and scholarly expression and for publication in the public domain.

  • EDPE 683 Human Development Seminar 3 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Recent developments of specific topics in human development.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: Konishi, Chiaki (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: EDPE 673 (Minimum Grade/Test score(s) needed is B-).

  • EDPE 686 Human Development Seminar 4 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Continuation of recent developments of specific topics in human development.

    Terms: Winter 2021

    Instructors: Talwar, Victoria (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: EDPE 683 (Minimum Grade/Test score(s) needed is B-).

  • EDPE 708 Comprehensive Examination

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : A four-part evaluation which is normally taken at the end of the Ph.D. 2 year. A detailed description of the examination is provided to all students.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • EDPH 689 Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Collegial) : Students will develop an understanding of teaching and learning as a process in which instruction is based on the learning to be accomplished. Students will design, develop, and evaluate a university course of their choice, and will develop facility and confidence in using teaching methods appropriate to their domains.

    Terms: Fall 2020, Winter 2021

    Instructors: Bateman, Dianne (Fall) Bateman, Dianne (Winter)

    • Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the third lecture day and withdrawal is the sixth lecture day.

Complementary Courses (15 credits)

6 credits from the following:

  • 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 2021

    Instructors: Konishi, Chiaki (Winter)

  • EDPE 684 Applied Multivariate Statistics (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Principal methods, models, and hypothesis-testing procedures for the prediction and analysis of patterns, structure, and relationships in multivariate data (e.g., factor and path analysis, structural equation modeling, multi-level modeling). Applications oriented toward education and educational and counselling psychology. Provides experience with data analysis tools.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: Gomez-Garibello, Carlos (Fall)

  • 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 2021

    Instructors: Sinacore, Ada L (Winter)

9 credits from the following:

  • EDPE 620 Developmental Psychopathology (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Theory, research, and practice in developmental processes in the study of psychopathology, including aberrant behaviour in childhood, at-risk and resilient children, and mental illness.

    Terms: Winter 2021

    Instructors: Cohen-Gazith, Karen (Winter)

  • EDPI 642 Inclusion: Past, Present and 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 2020

    Instructors: Conrod, Scott; Rahal, Ahlam (Fall)

  • EDPI 656D1 Community-Based Field Work (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : Participation in a supervised community-based professional setting. Provides opportunity to expand on experiences working with people being served by the program/site in a variety of settings. Students complete a minimum of 150 hours per term at an approved field work site.

    Terms: Fall 2020

    Instructors: Flanagan, Tara (Fall)

  • EDPI 656D2 Community-Based Field Work (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 2021

    Instructors: Flanagan, Tara (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 2020

    Instructors: Cohen-Gazith, Karen (Fall)

Or other 600- and 700-level courses offered by the Department, which must be approved by the Supervisor and Program Director.

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