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Integrated Studies in Education

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: mcgill.ca/dise
  • Undergraduate Programs
  • Telephone: 514-398-4527
  • Graduate and Certificate Programs
  • Telephone: 514-398-4527

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 mcgill.ca/dise/progs.

Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2021-2022 (last updated Feb. 12, 2021) (disclaimer)

Integrated Studies in Education Faculty

Integrated Studies in Education Faculty

Chair
Steven Jordan
Co-Directors of Teacher Education Programs (B Ed & MATL) & Graduate Certificates (TESL & GCPIF), and M.A. Programs
Caroline Riches
Mindy Carter
Assistant Director of Teacher Education Programs (B Ed & MATL)
Sheryl Smith-Gilman
Director of First Nations and Inuit Education
James Howden
Assistant Director of First Nations and Inuit Education
Stephen Peters
Co-Directors of Ph.D. Program and MA Thesis Programs
Marta Kobiela
Paul Zanazanian
Co-Directors of MA Non-Thesis Programs
Caroline Riches
Joseph Levitan
Director of Internships and Student Affairs
Lisa Starr
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)
Roy Lyster; B.A.(Regina), M.A.(Paris VII), B,Ed., M.Ed., Ph.D.(Tor.)
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-Marseille), 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. Coll.), 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.(UWI)
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)
Claudia A. Mitchell; B.A.(Bran.), M.A.(Mt. St. Vin.), Ph.D.(Alta.) (James McGill Professor)
Shaheen Shariff; B.G.S., M.A.Educ., Ph.D.(S. Fraser) (James McGill Professor)
Associate Professors
Anila Asghar; M.S.(Punj.), M.A.(Col.), M.Ed., Ed.D.(Harv.)
Eric Caplan; B.A.(Tor.), M.A.(Hebrew), Ph.D.(McG.)
Mindy Carter; B.A.(Dal.), B.Ed.(Lake.), M.A.(C'dia), Ph.D.(Br. Col.)
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)
Teresa Strong-Wilson; B.A.(Calg.), B.A.(McG.), M.A., Ph.D.(Vic., BC)
Boyd White; B.A.(Sir G. Wms.), B.F.A.(C'dia), M.F.A.(lnst. Allende), 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.)
Christian Ehret; B.A., M.Ed.(Georgia), Ph.D.(Vand.)
Angelica Galante; B.A., B.Ed.(São Paulo), Cert.(Camb.), Cert.(Senac São Paulo), M.A.(Brock), Ph.D.(OISE, Tor.)
Allison Gonsalves; B.Sc.(UWO), 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.)
Amir Kalan: B.A. (Tehran), M.T. Ph.D (OISE, Tor.)
Marta Kobiela; B.Sc., M.Sc.(Texas A & M), Ph.D.(Vand.)
Joseph Levitan; B.A.(Brandeis), M.A.(Col.), Ph.D.(Penn. St.)
Janine Metallic; B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. (McG.)
Elizabeth Patitsas; B.Sc.(Br. Col.), M.Sc., Ph.D.(Tor.) (joint app. with Computer Science)
Lisa Starr; B.Ed.(Regina), M.A.(Phoenix), Ph.D.(Vic., BC)
Paul Zanazanian; B.A., M.A.(McG.), Ph.D.(Montr.)
Faculty Lecturers
Hannah Chestnutt; B,Sc.(Trent), B.Ed.(Trent-Qu), M.Ed., Ph.D.(Glas.)
James Howden; B.Ed.(McG.), M.Ed.(OISE, Tor.)
Stephen Peters; B.Ed.(Alta.), M.A., Ph.D.(McG.)
Sheryl Smith-Gilman; B.Ed., M.A., Ph.D.(McG.)
Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2021-2022 (last updated Feb. 9, 2021) (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 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, and professional studies in pedagogy, curriculum, and educational foundations organized around school-based field experiences. 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 should refer to mcgill.ca/applying/requirements for specific admission requirements.

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. This integrated program consists of studies in music to develop musicianship and professional studies in pedagogy, curriculum, and educational foundations organized around school-based field experiences in elementary and secondary music classrooms. 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.

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 mcgill.ca/applying, where you can also obtain more information, alternatively please contact:
  • Admissions Office
  • Schulich School of Music, McGill University
  • 555 Sherbrooke Street West
  • Montreal QC H3A 1E3
  • Telephone: 514-398-4546
  • Email: undergraduateadmissions.music [at] mcgill.ca
  • Website: mcgill.ca/music/admissions/undergraduate
Applicants 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 mcgill.ca/applying, where you can also obtain more information, alternatively please contact:
  • Service Point
  • Enrolment Services, McGill University
  • 3415 McTavish Street
  • Montreal QC H3A 0C8
  • Telephone: 514-398-7878
  • Website: mcgill.ca/servicepoint
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
  • Email: advisedise.education [at] mcgill.ca
  • Website: mcgill.ca/dise

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

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

The aim of the B.Ed. Kindergarten and Elementary program is to prepare strong teachers for the elementary school level. This integrated 120-credit program (150 credits for out-of-province students) consists of academic studies to provide a generalist background in elementary school subjects and professional studies in pedagogy, curriculum, and educational foundations organized around school-based field experiences.

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

  • First Nations and Inuit Studies (offered through community partners)
  • 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 (ESL) at both the elementary level (including regular and intensive ESL) and the secondary level (including regular ESL and enriched ESL). 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, curriculum and educational foundations.

Prior to admission, applicants to the B.Ed. TESL program must also pass the English Language Proficiency Test (ELPT). Eligible applicants will receive email notification from the Admissions Office regarding registration for the ELPT. Please contact advisedise.education [at] mcgill.ca for further information.

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

  • Teaching Greek Language & Culture

In Community Programs

In Community Programs

The Department of Integrated Studies in Education offers a number of in community programs through the Office of First Nations and Inuit Education: a B.Ed. K/Elem First Nations and Inuit Studies; 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.

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 mcgill.ca/dise/grad.

The Department also offers graduate certificates in Leadership, Teaching English as a Second Language and Pédagogie de l'Immersion Française. See mcgill.ca/dise/grad.

Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2021-2022 (last updated Feb. 12, 2021) (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 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).

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).

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 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
  • Telephone: 514-398-4546
  • Email: undergraduateadmissions.music [at] mcgill.ca
  • Website: mcgill.ca/music/admissions/undergraduate

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 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
  • Telephone: 514-398-7878
  • Website: mcgill.ca/servicepoint

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: mcgill.ca/dise
Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2021-2022 (last updated Apr. 1, 2021) (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—2021-2022 (last updated Feb. 12, 2021) (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—2021-2022 (last updated Feb. 12, 2021) (disclaimer)
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