Master of Arts (M.A.) Education and Society (Thesis) (45 credits)

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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 2016, Winter 2017, Summer 2017

    Instructors: Lisa Starr, Bronwen Low, Mindy Carter, Mekhala Sarkar, Kevin Michael McDonough, Ratna Ghosh (Fall) Teresa Strong, Claudia A Mitchell, Boghos Zanazanian, Philip S Howard, Marta Kobiela, Shaheen Shariff (Winter) Ratna Ghosh, Lynn Butler Kisber, Kevin Michael McDonough (Summer)

    • 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 2016, Winter 2017, Summer 2017

    Instructors: Lisa Starr, Bronwen Low, Mindy Carter, Mekhala Sarkar, Kevin Michael McDonough, Ratna Ghosh (Fall) Ratna Ghosh, Claudia A Mitchell, Philip S Howard (Winter) Ratna Ghosh, Kevin Michael McDonough (Summer)

    • 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 2016, Winter 2017, Summer 2017

    Instructors: Lisa Starr (Fall) Lisa Starr, Bronwen Low, Mindy Carter, Mekhala Sarkar, Ratna Ghosh, Kevin Michael McDonough (Winter) Annie Savard, Kevin Michael McDonough (Summer)

    • Fall, Winter

Required Courses (6 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 2016, Winter 2017, Summer 2017

    Instructors: Ratna Ghosh, Shaheen Shariff, Dale Boyle, Naomi Nichols (Fall) Teresa Strong (Winter) Lisa Trimble, Naomi Nichols (Summer)

    • Fall, Winter

  • 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 2016, Winter 2017

    Instructors: Anila Asghar (Fall) Anila Asghar (Winter)

    • 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 fourth lecture day.

Elective Courses (15 credits)

15 credits at the 500, 600, or 700 level, chosen in consultation with the Thesis Supervisor or Graduate Program Director. The student may take a maximum of 6 credits from outside the Department.

Faculty of Education—2016-2017 (last updated Aug. 26, 2016) (disclaimer)