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Master of Education (M.Ed.) Educational Psychology (Non-Thesis): Learning Sciences (48 credits)

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

Program Requirements

The M.Ed. in Educational Psychology: Non-Thesis-Learning Sciences focuses on the study of teaching and learning in formal and informal contexts, including cognitive, social and affective processes. Application in instructional design including the use of technology, program/curriculum development and evaluation.

Required Courses (24 credits)

  • EDPE 535 Instructional Design (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : This course draws on the fields of learning theory, developmental psychology, and measurement to focus on the tasks of constructing instructional materials. Areas to be considered include behaviour analysis, concept formation, and test construction.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • EDPE 555 Socio-Cultural Foundations of Learning Sciences (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Examination of foundational theories of the Learning Sciences including contributions by social constructivist theories. Implications of theory on methodologies for the Learning Sciences in general, and for educational and instructional contexts in particular.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Jazvac-Martek, Marian (Fall)

  • EDPE 575 Statistics for Practitioners (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Understanding and interpreting basic statistical procedures used in basic and applied research, including graphs, measures of central tendency and variability, hypothesis testing, and correlations, t-tests, and basic ANOVA designs.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: Robinson, Kristy (Winter)

  • 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: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Hoover, Michael L; Wen, Run (Fall)

  • 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 2022

    Instructors: Hoover, Michael L; Bateman, Dianne (Winter)

  • EDPE 636 Motivation and Instruction (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Instructional effects on motivation and emotions and their implications for educational practice, with particular emphasis on socio-cultural and constructivist practices, classroom interaction, and teacher impact.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: Hall, Nathan (Winter)

  • 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) : Interdisciplinary learning theories; working with and evaluating emerging digital technologies and interfaces that impact teaching and learning.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Dubé, Adam (Fall)

  • EDPE 670 Educational Assessment and Evaluation (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Theories and models of evaluation as applied to educational programs and instructional systems. Current theories of aligning assessment with curriculum and instruction goals based on the cognitive competencies required in specific practices.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Complementary Courses (21 credits)

21 credits from the following:

  • EDPC 502 Group Processes and Diversity (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : Theories and exploration of group development and processes, including an examination of research, and how intersectional and universal design have implications for group work.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Ruglis, Jessica (Fall)

  • EDPC 504 Communication and Critical Conflict Resolution (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : Applying a social justice framework this course will give students the opportunity to develop the critical communication skills necessary when addressing difficult dialogues and conflict.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • EDPC 507 Advocacy, Outreach and Leadership (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : Exploration of the roles of advocacy, outreach and leadership in developing inclusive and accessible environments, including the complex interactions between individuals and the diversity of systems in which they live.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: Flanagan, Tara (Winter)

  • EDPC 540 Social Responsibility and Relationships in Digital Age (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : The complex way in which living in a digital age affects social relationships and its influences across generations in everyday lives.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • EDPC 542 Leadership and Support Roles of the Teacher (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : Theory and practice in inclusive teacher leadership and support for all members of the school community. Leading and supporting interpersonal communication, group dynamics, self-care and resilience, and classroom management in diverse educational and community settings.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • EDPC 562 Career as a Lifelong Process (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Counselling) : Career exploration for teachers, students and others across the lifespan. Creating inclusive and safe working environments, valuing diversity, career awareness, career growth and development, career decision-making, transferable skills, and school-to-work transitions for all.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • 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 2021

    Instructors: Burack, Jacob A (Fall)

  • EDPE 656 Applied Theory/Methods in the Learning Sciences (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Foundational and current theories and methodologies applied to understanding human cognition and learning. An overview of experimental, observational, and physiological research designs, methods, and analyses.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: Muis, Krista (Winter)

  • EDPE 663 Learning Environments (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Research on digital environments and tools (e.g., online, mobile) that support learning and developing expertise. Evaluation and application of theory and research on technology-rich educational environments focusing on underlying cognitive and social processes.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • EDPE 664 Expertise, Reasoning and Problem Solving (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Current research on the development of expertise, problem solving, and reasoning in formal and informal educational settings, exploring cognitive, interpersonal, and socio-cultural dimensions. Introduction to methodologies for analyzing data related to cognitive processes.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Hoover, Michael L (Fall)

  • EDPE 666 Foundations of Learning Science (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : An introduction to theory and research pertaining to the interdisciplinary study of the learning sciences. Focuses on cognitive-psychological and social-psychological foundations of human leaning, as well as on the design of learning environments.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Lajoie, Susanne P (Fall)

  • EDPE 668 Advanced Seminar in Learning Sciences (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Critical analysis and synthesis of contemporary theoretical and empirical research in educational psychology and cognate areas. Topics addressed for each offering may change as a function of current debates and issues in the educational literature. Examples of topics would be motivation, assessment, epistemology, self-regulated learning, and metacognition.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: Robinson, Kristy (Winter)

  • 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: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Sladeczek, Ingrid (Fall)

    • 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.

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both EDPE 699D1 and EDPE 699D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

  • 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: Winter 2022

    Instructors: Sladeczek, Ingrid (Winter)

    • Restrictions: Only open to M.Ed. students. Not open to students who have taken EDPE 697 and EDPE 698.

    • Prerequisite: EDPE 699D1

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both EDPE 699D1 and EDPE 699D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

  • EDPI 526 Supporting Students' Strengths and Talents (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : The psychology and practice of supporting the strengths and talents of all students across educational and community settings . Strength and talent-based programs and activities, assessments to discover student strengths and talents, classroom adaptations, application of strength and talent-based approaches to curriculum design.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • EDPI 527 Creativity and its Cultivation (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : Recent research, theory, and educational practice concerning creativity, with special attention to creativity in students and educational settings.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Hoida, David (Fall)

    • 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 2021

    Instructors: Flanagan, Tara (Fall)

  • 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: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Flanagan, Tara (Fall) Flanagan, Tara (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 2022

    Instructors: Cohen-Gazith, Karen (Winter)

Elective Courses (3 credits)

3 credits at the 500- or 600-level of courses offered by the Department or from other departments or faculties with approval of the Program Director.

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