Master of Arts (M.A.) Education and Society (Thesis): Mathematics and Science Education (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 (15 credits)

  • EDEC 624 Researching, Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : Current trends in research on teaching, learning, and teacher education in general and in specific content areas, including specific methods of data collection and analysis that are appropriate for use in studies of teaching practices, learning processes, and their interactions.

    Terms: Winter 2017

    Instructors: Marta Kobiela (Winter)

  • EDEC 625 MA Seminar in Practice-Based Teacher Education 1 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : Seminar that provides an overview of research in practice-based teacher education, across content areas, and apprenticeship opportunities in teacher preparation contexts.

    Terms: Fall 2016

    Instructors: Annie Savard (Fall)

    • Restrictions: Open only to students enrolled in the MA in Education and Society; MA in Leadership; MA in Second Language Education; or permission of instructor

  • EDEC 626 MA Seminar in Math and Science Education 2 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : Seminar that provides an overview of research in math and science education and apprenticeship opportunities in math or science teacher preparation contexts.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2016-2017 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: EDEC 625.

    • Restrictions: Open only to students enrolled in the M.A. in Education and Society; Science and Math Education program or permission of instructor

  • 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

  • EDPE 676 Intermediate Statistics (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Analysis of variance, fixed, random and mixed effects, crossed and nested designs; regression models. Computer data processing using existing packages.

    Terms: Fall 2016

    Instructors: Eve-Marie Quintin (Fall)

Complementary Courses (6 credits)

3 credits of graduate-level courses in curriculum, from the following:

  • EDEC 606 Autobiographical Approaches in Education (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : This course focuses on understanding the relationship between self and other through autobiography in curriculum studies. Students will explore new approaches and critical engagement with teacher self-study, auto ethnography, life writing, memoir reading, artistic practices, writing the self, and memory studies.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2016-2017 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  • EDEM 644 Curriculum Development and Implementation (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : This course will explore and critique the processes of curriculum development, implementation and evaluation in relation to the field of curriculum studies. The focus will be on the role of the educator/leader as a curriculum professional in formal and non-formal learning environments.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2016-2017 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

3 credits of graduate-level courses in theories of learning, from the following:

  • 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 2017

    Instructors: Adam Dubé, Marian Jazvac Martek (Winter)

  • EDTL 500 Applications of Educational Psychology Across Classrooms (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    EDTL : Selected contemporary theories of human learning and development and their evidence base, including models of individual difference, learning styles, independence and motivation. Implications of selected theoretical models and evidence for educational practice, planning and professional reflection in inclusive classrooms. The role of parents, families/guardians and the complementary role of ancillary educational services in relation to classroom applications of theories. All addressed through the development of professional competencies.

    Terms: Summer 2017

    Instructors: Maria Di Stasio, Caroline Joan Riches (Summer)

    • Winter

    • Offered by: Educational and Counselling Psychology

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