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Master of Arts (M.A.) Educational Leadership (Thesis) (45 credits)

Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed     Degree: Master of Arts

Program Requirements

Thesis Courses (24 credits)

  • EDEM 621 Thesis 1 (6 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : Departmental seminar to guide students through the process of developing a thesis proposal, identifying a supervisor, research sites and participants, and considering ethical issues.

    Terms: Fall 2024

    Instructors: Gonsalves, Allison; Harden-Wolfson, Emma; Malenfant, Jayne; Ballinger, Susan Gail; Zanazanian, Paul; Harvey, Blane; Mitchell, Claudia A; Tabi, Emmanuel; Smith-Gilman, Sheryl; Carter, Mindy; Jao, Limin; Strong, Teresa; Nafziger, Rhoda Nanre (Fall)

    • Fall, Winter

  • EDEM 623 Thesis 2 (6 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : Continuation of EDEM 621.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: Gonsalves, Allison; Harden-Wolfson, Emma; Malenfant, Jayne; Ballinger, Susan Gail; Zanazanian, Paul; Mitchell, Claudia A; Zhao, Pengfei; Tabi, Emmanuel; Low, Bronwen; Smith-Gilman, Sheryl; Carter, Mindy; Harvey, Blane; Strong, Teresa; Nafziger, Rhoda Nanre (Fall) Harvey, Blane; Jao, Limin (Winter)

    • Fall, Winter

  • EDEM 699 Thesis 3 (12 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : Final synthesis of the research project.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: Kobiela, Marta (Fall) Gonsalves, Allison; Malenfant, Jayne; Ballinger, Susan Gail; Zanazanian, Paul; Harden-Wolfson, Emma; Mitchell, Claudia A; Zhao, Pengfei; Tabi, Emmanuel; Low, Bronwen; Smith-Gilman, Sheryl; Carter, Mindy; Harvey, Blane; Strong, Teresa; Nafziger, Rhoda Nanre (Winter)

    • Fall, Winter

Required Courses (9 credits)

  • EDEM 609 Critical Perspectives in Educational Theory and Research (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : Critical exploration of contemporary issues in educational theory and research, in terms of current scholarship in the field, current educational contexts, and various research paradigms. Educational issues as expressions of social, ethical, political, economic, epistemological and cultural reconfigurations. Students will learn to be critical consumers of educational theories and research.

    Terms: Fall 2024

    Instructors: Howard, Philip S (Fall)

    • Fall, Winter

    • **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.

  • EDEM 610 Leadership in Action (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : Teaches the use of reflective practice to develop theories of leadership action in educational settings. Also provides students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to engage in processes to improve individual and organizational performance. Special emphasis will be given to communication, problem solving and decision-making.

    Terms: Fall 2024

    Instructors: Butler Kisber, Lynn (Fall)

    • Fall

  • EDEM 673 Leadership Theory in Education (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : Explores theory and research on leadership approaches (including leadership styles, strategies, and communication practices) and the role of leadership theory in educational settings.

    Terms: Fall 2024

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    • Winter

Complementary Courses (6 credits)

6 credits selected from the following courses:

  • EDEC 606 Self-Study, Autoethnography, and Autobiographical Research (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : Critical and ethical engagement with the relationship between self and other through various auto/biographical approaches to research in education, such as self-study, autoethnography, currere, life writing, artistic practices, writing the self, and memory-work. Exploration of various forms of writing, representation, analysis and critical discussion

    Terms: Fall 2024

    Instructors: Strong, Teresa (Fall)

  • EDEC 630 Ethnographic Approaches to Research (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : Ethnography as a qualitative research approach that allows researchers to conduct in-depth studies of complex social and cultural practices. Hands-on experience in ethnographic field work and practice ethnographic research methods are offered. Focus on history and application of a range of ethnographic approaches including traditional, critical, visual, activist, institutional, and collaborative ethnography.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    • Restrictions: Not open to students who have taken EDSL 630.

  • EDEM 690 Research Methods: Theory and Practice (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : Overview of the epistemological foundations of a range of research methods, including but not limited to quantitative, philosophical, qualitative, arts-based, and mixed methods. Students will learn techniques to conduct research and to develop a research proposal.

    Terms: Fall 2024

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    • Fall, Winter

    • **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.

  • EDEM 692 Qualitative Research Methods (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : Theoretical and practical exploration of the foundations of qualitative methods, with emphasis on underlying principles.

    Terms: Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

Elective Courses (6 credits)

6 credits at the 500, 600, or 700 level chosen in consultation with the Graduate Program Director.

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