Master of Arts (M.A.) Kinesiology and Physical Education (Non-Thesis) (45 credits)

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Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed     Degree: Master of Arts

Program Requirements

**This program is currently not offered.**

Areas: Adapted Physical Activity, Pedagogy, and Sport and Exercise Psychology

Research Project (15 credits)

  • EDKP 608 Special Project (15 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : The development of a substantive written document which depicts an investigation or application of a physical education problem, issue or innovative practice. The monograph is to be presented to the candidate's advisor after satisfactory completion of the required course work.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

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

Required Courses

  • EDKP 617 Seminar in Kinesiology and Physical Education 1

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : Seminar course given by students and invited speakers covering different areas of research related to kinesiology and physical education.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

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

  • EDKP 618 Seminar in Kinesiology and Physical Education 2

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : Seminar course given by students and invited speakers covering different areas of research related to kinesiology and physical education.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

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

  • EDKP 619 Seminar in Kinesiology and Physical Education 3

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : Seminar course given by students and invited speakers covering different areas of research related to kinesiology and physical education.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

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

  • EDKP 620 Seminar in Kinesiology and Physical Education 4

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : Seminar course given by students and invited speakers covering different areas of research related to kinesiology and physical education.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

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

Complementary Courses (18 credits)

6 credits, two courses from the following:

Note: Students take either EDSL 630 or EDEM 692.

  • 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 2018

    Instructors: Dawn Wiseman (Winter)

  • EDKP 605 Research Methods 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : The course will examine the nomenclature, structure, methods and areas of quantitative and qualitative research in Physical Education. Students will be required to evaluate research concepts and examine their relationship to statistical design. Activities will focus on data retrieval, research problems, proposals, data collection and report of findings.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Theodore Milner (Fall)

  • EDPE 575 Statistics for Practitioners (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Understanding and interpreting basic statistical procedures used in basic and applied research, including graphs, measures of central tendency and variability, hypothesis testing, and correlations, t-tests, and basic ANOVA designs.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Michael L Hoover (Winter)

  • EDSL 630 Qualitative/Ethnographic Methods (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Education in Second Languages : An examination of theoretical and applied issues in qualitative and ethnographic studies in second language education.

    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.

    • Winter

12 credits selected from the following:

  • EDKP 504 Health & Lifestyle Education (3 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : This course will focus on content development and implementation of Health and Lifestyle concepts within the elementary and secondary physical education curriculum. Emphasis through lectures and labs will allow students' participation and experimentation of activities that could be taught in classroom and/or physical education 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.

  • EDKP 548 Applied Exercise Psychology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : This course examines common theories and interventions used to understand and promote physical activity by (a) reviewing, discussing, and critically evaluating theories of health behaviour change, and (b) learning and applying physical activity counselling strategies.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Shane Sweet, Lindsay Duncan (Winter)

  • EDKP 603 Individual Reading Course 1 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : Supervised readings supervised by a member of staff. Topics will be chosen to suit individual interests.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

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

  • EDKP 616 Individual Reading Course 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : Reading Course.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

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

  • EDKP 631 Qualitative Methods (3 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : Examination of qualitative research methods and methodologies in sport, physical education and physical activity settings, including issues of epistemology, ontology, research paradigms, methods of data collection, analysis, and forms of representing qualitative research findings.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Lee Schaefer (Winter)

  • EDKP 650 Research in Physical Education Pedagogy (3 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : Theoretical foundation on research in physical education teaching, teacher preparation, and curriculum, including current literature to assess the scope of research designs used in the field and practical applications of the research.

    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.

  • EDKP 654 Sport Psychology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : The psychological factors and personality characteristics that influence diverse aspects of sport and physical activity. Seminars focus on discussions/presentations of theory, psychometrics and application of psychological principles to behaviour in sport.

    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.

  • EDKP 655 Inclusive Physical Activity (3 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : Physical activity program development for individuals with a disability, primarily from an inclusive self-determined perspective, including contemporary assessment, instructional methods, best educational practices, and existing curricular models for selected developmental disabilities.

    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.

  • EDKP 664 Motor Learning (3 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : The analysis of conditions and factors related to human learning and performance or behavioural potential using the information processing model of behaviour. Seminar format is used to discuss experimentation and theory that examine motor skill acquisition.

    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.

  • EDKP 665 Motor Behaviour and Disability (3 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : Factors that influence the motor behaviour of individuals with a disability, including anthropometric characteristics, information processing, knowledge and self-regulation, motivation, and the social-cultural context. Cognitive and dynamic systems perspectives will be emphasized as well as developmental disabilities such as autism, intellectual disability, developmental coordination disorder, and ADHD.

    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.

  • EDKP 671 Experimental Problems (3 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : Study in one area of: ergo-physiology or biomechanics or psychology of motor performance or motor performance for exceptional children. To provide an opportunity to conduct a research project and develop an awareness of the problems involved in the area of concentration under departmental supervision.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

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

  • EDKP 672 Advanced Experimental Problems (6 credits)

    Offered by: Kinesiology and Physical Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Kinesiology&Physical Education : Students conduct a research project and focus on advanced and intensive experiemental problems involved in the area of concentration under departmental supervision.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

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

Students may also take courses from the Faculty of Education or the Faculty of Arts in consultation with an adviser (500, 600, or 700 level).

Elective Courses (12 credits)

12 credits (normally four courses) chosen in consultation with an adviser (should be 500, 600, or 700 level).

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