Major Education in Global Contexts (90 credits)

Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed     Degree: BA-ED

Program Requirements

The B.A.(Education): Major Education in Global Contexts is intended to equip students with a strong grounding in educational theory, issues and challenges, with an emphasis on building in-depth understandings on key issues facing education in diverse global contexts. A foundational program, it provides a variety of pathways for future study or employment for our students in a range of government, educational, industry and community organizations. Students complete a 54 credit major in Education in Global Contexts addressing the core of the program, with the addition of an 18 credit minor in a complementary discipline (choice of three approved minors), and complete the degree with 18 credits of electives. The program includes an internship and opportunities for applied research. This program is a general degree mirroring the "Liberal Arts" degree, but specifically in the area of Education.

NOTE: This program does not lead to Teacher Certification for formal elementary/secondary classroom teaching in the Province of Quebec.

Freshman Program

Students whose highest level of education is high school (normally out of province) are admitted into Year 0 (U0) to complete the Freshman Program. Freshman students are required to complete 30 credits of introductory (100- or 200- level) courses of the students' choice (in addition to the 90-credit program), verified by an adviser*, for a total of 120 credits. Students will not be granted permission to take first-year (U1) courses if the credits from the Freshman year have not been obtained. In consultation with the Program Adviser, students may select courses from the recommended course list below or other courses. There are no required courses in the Freshman Program, though the department recommends that students use the opportunity to take 100- or 200- level courses in the subject areas that interest them or are relevant to their chosen concentration. As well, the Freshman year offers students the opportunity to explore areas that are not typically taken as a course of study in the program.

The department recommends the following courses:
Courses in the Faculty of Education:

  • EDEC 247 Policy Issues in Quebec and Indigenous Education (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : The organization of Quebec education, including Indigenous education, from historical, political, social, cultural and legal perspectives. The implications and contributions of policy decisions to schools, students, and families.

    Terms: Fall 2022

    Instructors: Bordonaro, Tino (Fall)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken EDEM 405.

    • **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 fifth lecture day.

  • EDPE 208 Personality and Social Development (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Personality, social behavior, and moral development from nursery school up to, but not including, adolescence. Emphasis on aspects of personality and social development that are related to the process of schooling.

    Terms: Winter 2023

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    • Restriction: Not available for Psychology Major students or any student who has taken or is required to take PSYC 304 in the Psychology Department

  • EDPT 204 Creating and Using Media for Learning (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Media) : Creating and using media for learning. The course reviews audio-visual education (text, visuals, audio, video, and augmented reality), media and information literacy for K-11, higher education, and society, and how data are represented and used in education and research in different disciplines. The rationale and underlying principles for the design, production and effective use of media are emphasized.

    Terms: Winter 2023

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    • Offered through the School of Continuing Studies.

Courses from the French Language Centre:
(Placement tests may be required)

  • FRSL 101 Beginners French 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : A comprehensive introduction to basic vocabulary, grammatical structures and speech patterns of written and oral French for students in any degree program having no previous knowledge of French. Learning to communicate at a functional level in a French-speaking environment. Short essays, cultural readings, mandatory lab practice.

    Terms: Fall 2022

    Instructors: Vergues, Marion; Bourrel, Laura; Abi Mansour, Dolly; Kwan-Lock, Viviane; Jobin, Caroline; Petcoff, Christine; Bessière, Julie (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: Placement test

    • Language laboratory and oral practice with a French monitor if available.

    • Placement test. No knowledge of French.

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken FRSL 101D1/D2, FRSL 103, FRSL 104, or FRSL 105.

  • FRSL 102 Beginners French 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : A comprehensive introduction to basic vocabulary, grammatical structures and speech patterns of written and oral French for students in any degree program having no previous knowledge of French. Learning to communicate at a functional level in a French-speaking environment. Short essays, cultural readings, mandatory lab practice.

    Terms: Winter 2023

    Instructors: Bourrel, Laura; Vergues, Marion (Winter)

    • Language laboratory and oral practice with a French monitor if available.

    • Prerequisite: FRSL 101

  • FRSL 207D1 Elementary French 01 (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : This two-term course uses a task-based approach to provide students with authentic materials related to Canadian culture and prepares them for real life communication. Therefore, class time will be mostly dedicated to the completion of communicative tasks which often rely on the use of technology (mobile apps, blogs and other online tools). This course tackles different topics that students can relate to in their personal, social and academic life, and provides a review and further training in elementary language structures to develop their communication skills and digital literacy in French.

    Terms: Fall 2022

    Instructors: Soucé, Alida; Jobin, Caroline; Petcoff, Christine (Fall)

  • FRSL 207D2 Elementary French 01 (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : See FRSL 207D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2023

    Instructors: Soucé, Alida (Winter)

  • FRSL 211D1 Oral and Written French 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : Language lab attendance required. Grammar review, comprehension, vocabulary development, selected readings and group discussions.

    Terms: Fall 2022

    Instructors: Damay, Samantha; Deslauriers, Roch; Mathieu, Marie-Philip (Fall)

    • 3 hours, plus language laboratory

    • Prerequisite(s): FRSL 207D1 and 207D2, or 208, or Placement test

    • Restriction: Not open to students from Québec

    • Students must register for both FRSL 211D1 and FRSL 211D2.

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both FRSL 211D1 and FRSL 211D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

    • FRSL 211D1 and FRSL 211D2 together are equivalent to FRSL 211

  • FRSL 211D2 Oral and Written French 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : See FRSL 211D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2023

    Instructors: Damay, Samantha (Winter)

Courses Across McGill Faculties:

  • INDG 200 Introduction to Indigenous Studies (3 credits)

    Offered by: Institute for Study of Canada (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    INDG : The focus is on Indigenous experience in Canada, but encourages comparative approaches. Introduction to the social, political, economic and cultural dimensions of Indigenous life in Canada.

    Terms: Fall 2022

    Instructors: Allard-Tremblay, Yann (Fall)

  • INTD 200 Introduction to International Development (3 credits)

    Offered by: Inst for the St of Development (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    International Development : An interdisciplinary introduction to the field of International Development Studies focusing on the theory and practice of development. It examines various approaches to international development, including past and present relationships between developed and underdeveloped societies, and pays particular attention to power and resource distribution globally and within nations.

    Terms: Fall 2022, Winter 2023

    Instructors: Takamura, Kazue (Fall) Takamura, Kazue (Winter)

  • RELG 207 Introduction to the Study of Religions (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : This course is an introduction to classic and contemporary approaches to the academic study of religions. This includes perspectives from philosophy, theology, anthropology, sociology, psychology, phenomenology, and feminism. Students are also exposed to applications of these perspectives from visiting scholars who treat some aspect of a religious tradition in light of current-day interests and events. The primary objective is to introduce students to the principal theories and methods that have shaped our understanding of religion, its various meanings as well as its roles and functions in society.

    Terms: Winter 2023

    Instructors: Kanaris, Jim (Winter)

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken RELG 255.

    • Winter

  • SOCI 210 Sociological Perspectives (3 credits)

    Offered by: Sociology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Sociology (Arts) : Major theoretical perspectives and research methods in sociology. The linkages of theory and method in various substantive areas including: the family, community and urban life, religion, ethnicity, occupations and stratification, education, and social change.

    Terms: Fall 2022, Winter 2023

    Instructors: Elrick, Jennifer (Fall) McMahan, Peter (Winter)

  • WCOM 250 Research Essay and Rhetoric (3 credits)

    Offered by: McGill Writing Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    WCOM : Academic research-based writing across the disciplines. Article summary, critical analysis, rhetorical strategies, citation and paraphrase of academic sources, and editing for cohesion and clarity.

    Terms: Fall 2022, Winter 2023

    Instructors: Hung, Yvonne; Cooper, Richard; Abram, Zachary (Fall) Hung, Yvonne (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken CESL 500 or CEAP 250 or WCOM 255. Only open to students in degree programs - all years and faculties.

    • Intended for students whose first language is English.

    • Entrance test: Short essay first day of classes.

For examples of courses suitable for Freshman Year 0 students, see the Faculty of Education approved freshman courses (https://www.mcgill.ca/dise/freshmancourses).

If you are admitted into McGill with advanced standing (International Baccalaureate, Advanced Placement, etc.), those credits may be used to fulfill some or all of your Freshman requirements.

* Freshman Advising:
All Freshman students must have their Fall and Winter course selections verified prior to the start of classes. This can be done by email or by attending the group advising session in late August. To verify your course selection by email, send a message to edgc.advise [at] mcgill.ca with the subject "B.A.(Education) Freshman Course Selection" including your student ID number and Adviser name.

Required Courses (42 credits)

  • EDEC 202 Effective Communication (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : Designed to improve English writing and/or speaking skills in a variety of academic and professional situations, emphasizing the identification and correction of common errors in grammar, mechanics and usage, as well as the rhetorical analysis and development of academic and professional communication.

    Terms: Fall 2022

    Instructors: Traves, Samantha (Fall)

    • Restriction: Open to students in the Faculty of Education and/or students who have failed EDEC 215 or EDTL 515 on their first attempt.

  • EDEC 221 Leadership and Group Skills (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : Management, effective team leadership, group dynamics, and communications skills crucial to First Nations and Inuit community-based educational leaders. Differences between traditional and mainstream institutional practices and leadership skills.

    Terms: Winter 2023

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    • Restriction: Normally for students registered within Certificate in First Nations and Inuit Educational Leadership

  • EDEC 233 Indigenous Education (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : An exploration of Indigenous knowledge and pedagogy, primarily in Canada but also world-wide. Consideration of the diverse social, cultural, linguistic, political, and pedagogical histories of Indigenous communities. Examines how a teacher's professional identity and practice can be influenced by an understanding of Indigenous knowledge and worldviews.

    Terms: Fall 2022, Winter 2023

    Instructors: Bennett-Stonebanks, Melanie (Fall)

    • There is a $45 fee used to purchase essential materials needed to provide students with first hand insight into indigenous ways of knowing. Fees are also used to remunerate indigenous elders, knowledge keepers and/or cultural presenters that provide cultural or pedagogical expertise.

  • EDEC 249 Global Education and Social Justice (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : A cross-curricular, interdisciplinary approach to teaching/creating learning experiences for students. It will foster critical thinking and nurture lifelong global understanding, active engagement and participation in relation to questions of social, economic, and environmental justice, by infusing these issues in the classroom.

    Terms: Fall 2022, Winter 2023

    Instructors: Nafziger, Rhoda Nanre (Fall) Nafziger, Rhoda Nanre (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken or are taking EDEC 248.

  • EDEC 260 Philosophical Foundations (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : Ideas essential for the development of a coherent educational theory and sound professional practice. Reflections on: the nature of the person, of reality, of knowledge, and of value; the aims of education, the nature of the school and the curriculum, the roles and responsibilities of professional educators.

    Terms: Fall 2022, Winter 2023

    Instructors: McDonough, Kevin; White, Boyd; Shodjaee-Zrudlo, Ilya; Lister, Jason (Fall)

    • Restrictions: Not open to students who have taken EDER 400. Students who have taken or are taking EDEC 261 cannot take this course for credit.

  • EDEM 220 Contemporary Issues in Education (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : An introduction to contemporary issues in education in local, national and international contexts, including a critical perspective on educational issues by drawing on a variety of analytical frameworks.

    Terms: Fall 2022

    Instructors: Zreim, Sarah (Fall)

  • EDER 461 Society and Change (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Factors influencing patterns of stability and change in major social institutions and the implications for formal and non-formal education.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

  • EDGC 201 Media, Learning, and Digital Youth Cultures (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    EDGC : Exploration and application of a diversity of literacy practices that support a critical “reading” of the world. Introduction of the interdisciplinary field of diverse knowledge approaches, digital media, and learning, focusing on how digital media are changing the youth’s learning lives and approaches to knowledge across countries and contexts, and the very movements of contemporary culture.

    Terms: Winter 2023

    Instructors: Ehret, Christian (Winter)

  • EDGC 299 Research Methods (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    EDGC : Introduction to research methods in the field of education. The scientific study of educational theory and the variety of research methodologies in social science.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

  • EDGC 301 Program Design and Evaluation (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    EDGC : Development and design of programs and curricula; exploration of current models of assessment and evaluation as applied to the educational context.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

  • EDGC 398 Internship: Education in Global Contexts

    Offered by: Education - Dean's Office (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    EDGC : Internship with an approved host institution or organization, with a focus on education in global contexts.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EDGC 299

    • Restrictions: Only open to U2 students enrolled in the B.A.(Education); Major in Education in Global Contexts.

    • Finding an internship is the responsibility of the student and facilitated by the Faculty's Internships and Student Affairs (ISA) Office.

  • EDGC 399 Education in Global Contexts Internship Project (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    EDGC : Internship with an approved host institution or organization in education in global contexts.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EDGC 398

    • Excludes formal classroom teaching. Not approved for EDFE course credit.

  • EDGC 400 21st Century Learning (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    EDGC : 21st Century Learning that shifts education away from learning as a cognitive/rational endeavour focused on reproduction of content knowledge, and toward learning as a life-long process. Contemporary learning in seven areas: 1) make learning and learner engagement central; 2) learning is social and often collaborative; 3) be attuned to learners’ motivations and emotions; 4) be sensitive to individual differences including prior knowledge; 5) be demanding for each learner but without excessive overload; 6) recognize assessment as critical, but with strong emphasis on formative feedback; 7) promote horizontal connectedness across activities and subjects, in and out of school.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

  • EDGC 499 Critical Research Inquiry (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    EDGC : Explores critical research inquiry from a theoretical and practical perspective; further exploration of research implications stemming from the internship project.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

  • EDPE 300 Educational Psychology (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Selected theories, models, and concepts relevant to planning and reflecting upon educational practice and improvement. Overview of development, learning, thinking, motivation, individual difference, etc. In relation to applications in classroom teaching and learning, the complementary role of counsellors and psychologists, educational computing and technology. The Youth Protection Act.

    Terms: Fall 2022, Winter 2023

    Instructors: Appignanesi, Gus (Fall)

Complementary Courses (30 credits)

12 credits from the following; no more than 9 credits from one specific list. Other courses on these topics from the Faculty of Education or other Faculties may be selected subject to approval of program adviser.

Leadership and Social Change

  • EDGC 300 Special Topics (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    EDGC : Selected topics in education in global contexts.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    • Topics vary.

  • EDGC 312 Understanding Teacher Leadership (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    EDGC : Promotes understanding of education standards and self as a leader. Existing literature and research base for teacher leadership. Explores the leadership behaviours and mindsets that positively impact learning within a school environment. Focuses on building learning communities. Teacher leadership skills, effective instructional strategies, and the development of reflective practitioners within a collaborative culture. Emphasis is placed on concepts and procedures for creating and sustaining instructional teams, designed to support systemic inquiry and school improvement.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

  • EDGC 313 Cultivating Process of Social Transformation (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Dental Medicine and Oral Health Sciences)

    Overview

    EDGC : Investigates, critically analyzes, and compares different efforts to cultivate social change: activism and social movements; collaboratives and collective impact processes; organizational and workplace change initiatives; policy and institutional change processes; and knowledge-to-action strategies.

    Terms: Winter 2023

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

  • EDGC 411 Affect, Education, and Social Change (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    EDGC : Social and cultural theory in education research on the role of moving, human bodies in learning and literacy; critiquing politics of emotion that overvalue the role of “reason” in schooling; and investigating the “felt” in human life that creates atmospheres of learning and social change and affects our capacities for agency and belonging across cultures. Introduction to affect theory to conceptualize and analyze connections to learning and education through movements in educational studies. A central focus is affect as it relates to mobilizing human bodies toward collective and transformative social action and learning across local and global scales.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

  • EDGC 412 Historical Knowledge: Tool for Agents of Change (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    EDGC : Workings of historical consciousness in educational practitioners’ sense of knowing and doing as professionals. Historical consciousness and accounting for how historical knowledge impacts worldviews and consequent intentions for bringing about change in the world. Explores key authors who have defined historical consciousness, and the impact of their ideas on teaching and conducting research in the social sciences, with a particular focus on education.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

* when topic is relevant to this list.

Ethics, Wellbeing, and Diverse Knowledge Approaches

  • EDER 494 Human Rights and Ethics in Practice (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Explores contemporary issues in human rights from an educational perspective, focusing on implications for praxis; explores ethical notions, including rights and responsiblities, as applied to contemporary challenges.

    Terms: Winter 2023

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

  • EDGC 222 Integrating Arts into STEM (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    EDGC : Investigates connections between the arts and STEM disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). Includes historical perspectives, and emphasis on ways of thinking that cut across the arts and STEM, such as design-based thinking.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

  • EDGC 300 Special Topics (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    EDGC : Selected topics in education in global contexts.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    • Topics vary.

  • EDGC 324 Physical Health and Wellbeing in Education (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    EDGC : Explores various issues related to physical health and wellbeing in educational contexts. Addresses the physiological needs of children and youth, as well as issues and challenges related to mental health and wellbeing. The readings and specific topics addressed are multidisciplinary, and assignments explore traditional as well as alternative learning approaches and environments in the 21st century.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

  • EDGC 423 Human Knowledge Claims and Education (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    EDGC : Introduction to the evolving attitudes of the sciences and social sciences to knowledge, and how such emerging claims impact education in terms of teaching and research. Specific focus on the different methods that can be employed for understanding both the physical and human world, with particular attention on the consequences of such approaches on knowing and acting in social reality. Opportunity to develop research and teaching designs for today’s globalized world.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

  • EDSL 390 Teaching English as a Second Language in the Community (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Education in Second Languages : Introduction to pedagogical, program and policy contexts of teaching ESL outside the formal K - 11 school setting, including teaching children, adolescents and adults, in the private and community sectors in Canada and abroad.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

* when topic is relevant to this list.

Critical Issues in Education

  • EDGC 200 Knowledge through the Arts (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    EDGC : Exploration of attributes of a critical-creative educational culture, individual, and community, alongside the interrelationships between epistemology, communication technology/internet/social media, the arts, global citizenship and formal/informal communities.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

  • EDGC 233 Learning in Out-of-School Contexts (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    EDGC : Investigates children's learning in non-academic contexts, for example museums, families, sports. Includes study of the funds of knowledge that students bring from home that can be leveraged in school settings. Explores learning in culturally specific contexts, focusing on the ways in which disciplinary thinking is culturally situated.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

  • EDGC 300 Special Topics (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    EDGC : Selected topics in education in global contexts.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    • Topics vary.

  • EDGC 335 Eco-Justice and Sustainability in Education (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    EDGC : Considers the importance of the tenets of education for sustainable development through practical and theoretical means. Components will take place off-site (i.e., at an outdoor centre or at an alternative setting); exploration of how to integrate holistically cultural, economic and financial components for sustainable living and being. The role of education in eco-justice and sustainability will be the focus.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

  • EDGC 336 Race, Class, and Power in Education in Global Contexts (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Dental Medicine and Oral Health Sciences)

    Overview

    EDGC : Explores ways in which race, class, and power can impact educational outcomes, with specific emphasis on the role of these in the systemic reproduction of educational and societal inequalities.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

  • EDGC 337 Gendered Identities, Social Learning (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Dental Medicine and Oral Health Sciences)

    Overview

    EDGC : Explores the impact of gender identity on teaching and learning, in both formal and non-formal learning contexts.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

  • EDPI 341 Instruction in Inclusive Schools (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : Developing, planning, implementing and evaluating effective learning programs for diverse learners, and consideration of their more general applicability. Adapting curriculum and instruction for learners with varying abilities, learning styles, and needs. Collaboration with students, families, and other educators (or stakeholders) in the instructional process. Application of adaptations at the classroom and school level for all students in inclusive schools.

    Terms: Fall 2022

    Instructors: Appignanesi, Gus; Erten, Ozlem; Rahal, Ahlam (Fall)

    • Restriction: Open to B.Ed. students only

    • Also offered through Continuing Education.

    • Prerequisite: EDPE 300.

  • EDSL 500 Foundations and Issues in Second Language Education (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Education in Second Languages : Introduction of second language (L2) education; an overview of contributing disciplines (e.g., linguistics, psychology, sociology and education). A history of theory and various methodological approaches to L2 teaching and learning is used to promote an understanding of current theory and practice.

    Terms: Fall 2022

    Instructors: Riches, Caroline Joan (Fall)

    • Fall

    • Restriction: Restricted to students in the Graduate Certificate in TESL.

* when topic is relevant to this list.

Children and Youth

  • EDGC 244 Investigating Children's Reasoning (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    EDGC : Young children's thinking, how to assess children's thinking through interviews, and how to interpret and analyze children's work. Typical conceptions children have about ideas in math, science, and other disciplines.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

  • EDGC 300 Special Topics (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    EDGC : Selected topics in education in global contexts.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    • Topics vary.

  • EDGC 348 Global Perspectives of Early Childhood Education (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    EDGC : Explores international perspectives of early childhood care and educational thinking, emanating from the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child. Value-principles relating to early childhood education (i.e., human rights, democracy, professionalism, culture, ethical responsibilities and the value of play), with investigations into educational models and research studies on young children from communities around the world. How schools for young children reflect and affect philosophies of early learning, social patterns and beliefs. Issues, policies and objectives reflecting global perspectives of the image of the whole child will be analyzed with respect to theories of universal early childhood education.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

  • EDGC 444 Critical Contexts of Youth Development and Wellbeing (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    EDGC : Critically examines the social, economic, institutional and political contexts shaping diverse developmental trajectories among children and youth.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2022-2023 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

* when topic is relevant to this list.

One of the following approved minors:

B.Com.; Minor in Management for Non-Management Students
B.A.; Minor Concentration in International Development Studies
B.A.; Minor Concentration in Educational Psychology

Subject to approval of program adviser, students in a minor offered by the Faculty of Education (i.e., Educational Psychology) may be granted permission to complete a second minor from the above list in order to fulfill the requirement of 18 credits of elective courses.

Elective Courses (18 credits)

18 credits of electives selected from Faculty of Education offerings. Exceptionally, students may be permitted to take courses elsewhere in the University with permission of the program adviser.

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