Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Educational Psychology: Human Development

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Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych     Degree: Doctor of Philosophy

Program Requirements

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Required Courses (15 credits)

A thesis for the doctoral degree must constitute original scholarship and must be a distinct contribution to knowledge. It must show familiarity with previous work in the field and must demonstrate ability to plan and carry out research, organize results, and defend the approach and conclusions in a scholarly manner. The research presented must meet current standards of the discipline; as well, the thesis must clearly demonstrate how the research advances knowledge in the field. Finally, the thesis must be written in compliance with norms for academic and scholarly expression and for publication in the public domain.

  • EDPE 632D1 Research Seminar (1.5 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : This seminar provides an interactive forum for students and Human Development faculty members to discuss research ideas, research projects, and current studies, and to develop proposals relevant to students' area of study. Through weekly readings, reflexive discussion, and guest lectures, students will apply critical analysis to current and future research projects. Emphasis will be on engaging with presenters to discuss research activities in a collegial manner.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Tara Flanagan (Fall)

  • EDPE 632D2 Research Seminar (1.5 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : This seminar provides an interactive forum for students and Human Development faculty members to discuss research ideas, research projects, and current studies, and to develop proposals relevant to students' area of study. Through weekly readings, reflexive discussion, and guest lectures, students will apply critical analysis to current and future research projects. Emphasis will be on engaging with presenters to discuss research activities in a collegial manner.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Tara Flanagan (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: EDPE 632D1

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both EDPE 632D1 and EDPE 632D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

  • 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 2017

    Instructors: Krista Muis (Fall)

  • EDPE 682 Univariate/Multivariate Analysis (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : General linear model as a unified data analytic system for estimation and hypothesis testing that subsumes regression, analysis of variance, and analysis of covariance for single dependent variables. Introduction to generalizations involving multiple dependent (criterion) variables. Applications oriented toward education, educational psychology and counselling psychology. Experience with data-analysis tools.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Chiaki Konishi (Winter)

  • EDPE 683 Human Development Seminar 3 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Recent developments of specific topics in human development.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Victoria Talwar (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: EDPE 673 (Minimum Grade/Test score(s) needed is B-).

  • EDPE 686 Human Development Seminar 4 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Continuation of recent developments of specific topics in human development.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Jacob A Burack (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: EDPE 683 (Minimum Grade/Test score(s) needed is B-).

  • EDPE 708 Comprehensive Examination

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : A four-part evaluation which is normally taken at the end of the Ph.D. 2 year. A detailed description of the examination is provided to all students.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Complementary Courses (9 credits)

3-6 credits from:

  • EDPE 616 Cognitive Development (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Assessment of theories of cognitive development including Piagetian, neo-Piagetian, and information-processing approaches. Theoretical models and empirical findings, and their application to educational and other settings.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • EDPE 620 Developmental Psychopathology (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Theory, research, and practice in developmental processes in the study of psychopathology, including aberrant behaviour in childhood, at-risk and resilient children, and mental illness.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Jacob A Burack (Winter)

  • EDPE 623 Social-Emotional Development (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Social-emotional development including temperament, attachment, gender identity, and peer relations. Biological and environmental influences, continuity and change, and qualitative versus quantitative variables.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Victoria Talwar (Winter)

0-3 credits from the following:

  • EDPE 633 Research Internship 1 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : This course provides students with applied research experience under the supervision of a researcher other than their academic supervisor over the duration of 150 hours. Nature of the research internship will be contracted with the research internship supervisor, documented, and approved by the supervisor and program director.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • EDPE 634 Research Internship 2 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : This course provides students with applied research experience under the supervision of a researcher other than their academic supervisor over the duration of 150 hours. Nature of the research internship will be contracted with the research internship supervisor, documented, and approved by the supervisor and program director.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • EDPH 689 Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Collegial) : Students will develop an understanding of teaching and learning as a process in which instruction is based on the learning to be accomplished. Students will design, develop, and evaluate a university course of their choice, and will develop facility and confidence in using teaching methods appropriate to their domains.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: Dianne Bateman (Fall) Dianne Bateman (Winter) Dianne Bateman (Summer)

    • Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the third lecture day and withdrawal is the sixth lecture day.

  • EDPI 642 Inclusion: Past, Present & Future (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : Provides a critical analysis of the concept of inclusion with a particular focus on disability within historical, political, and educational contexts and equity seeking groups.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Scott Conrod, David Hoida, Amanda Saxe (Fall)

  • EDPI 665 Teaching of Reading (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : Reviews contemporary research on reading acquisition and associated language development with a focus on research and theory as the basis for examining current evidence-based practices for supporting learning in diverse classrooms.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Karen Cohen-Gazith (Fall)

  • EDPI 756 Internship/Special Needs Education (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : Supervised internship in special needs education in a field setting tailored to the needs and interests of individual students.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Tara Flanagan (Fall) Tara Flanagan (Winter)

3 credits from the following:

  • EDPE 684 Applied Multivariate Statistics (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Principal methods, models, and hypothesis-testing procedures for the prediction and analysis of patterns, structure, and relationships in multivariate date, e.g., discriminant, principal components, canonical correlation, profile analyses, measurement models, factor and path analysis, repeated measures. Applications oriented toward education and educational and counselling psychology. Experience with data-analysis tools.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Krista Muis (Fall)

  • EDPE 687 Qualitative Methods in Educational Psychology (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : The logics of design and selection of phenomenology, grounded theory, ethnography, case study and mixed design methods with emphasis on data analysis in light of issues of research purpose, epistemology, reliability and validity.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Jessica Ruglis (Winter)

    • Prerequisites: EDPE 605 or equivalent or permission of the instructor

Or other 600- and 700-level courses offered by the department and with the approval of a Supervisor and Program Director.

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