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EDU100 Contexts of Education Course Page

Description: This course focuses on the different contexts of professional practice within education. It critically examines the complex social relationships among educators as professionals and learners as participants in educational institutions. Teacher identity will be explored as a dynamic, reformative process in response to competing tensions that require an awareness of the positionality of educators. Preservice teachers will learn about the relationships between education and practice that are nested in social relations of learning that are also economic, political, and cultural. Engagement from a variety of perspectives they will develop professional knowledge for critical reconstructive practice. This course may not be taken for credit if credit has already been obtained in EDU 250, 300 or equivalent. [Department of Elementary Education, Department of Secondary Education]

EDU210 Introduction to Educational Technology Course Page

Description: This course examines frameworks, trends, issues and futuristic scenarios on the role of technology in education. Students will gain hands-on experience of using technology, with a special emphasis on strategies for integrating technology into the school curriculum. Students may not receive credit for both EDU 210 and EDIT 202. Prerequisite: EDU 100 or pre/corequisite EDU 300 (After Degree students). May contain alternative delivery sections; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. [Department of Educational Psychology]

EDU211 Aboriginal Education and Contexts for Professional and Personal Engagement Course Page

Description: In this course, preservice teachers will continue to develop knowledge of Aboriginal peoples' histories, educational experiences, and knowledge systems, ways of knowing and being and will further develop an understanding of the implications of this knowledge to the professional roles and obligations for teachers. Students will engage in a learning process of self-and-other awareness, and will be supported by Indigenous educators, Faculty members and Elders. Prerequisite: EDU 100 or pre/corequisite EDU 300 (After Degree students). [Department of Educational Policy Studies]

EDU300 Contexts of Education Course Page

Description: This course focuses on the different contexts of professional practice within education. It critically examines the complex social relationships among educators as professionals and learners as participants in educational institutions. Teacher identity will be explored as a dynamic, reformative process in response to competing tensions that require an awareness of the positionality of educators. Preservice teachers will learn about the relationships between education and practice that are nested in social relations of learning that are also economic, political, and cultural. Engagement from a variety of perspectives they will develop professional knowledge for critical reconstructive practice. Note: EDU 300 is for After Degree students only. This course may not be taken for credit if credit has already been obtained in EDU 100, 250 or equivalent. [Department of Elementary Education, Department of Secondary Education]

EDU502 Guided Individual Study in Educational Studies Course Page

Description: Restricted to students in the Master of Education in Educational Studies program.

EDU503 Foundations of Curriculum Course Page

Description: Provides an introduction to conceptions of curriculum and their effects on pedagogy with particular emphasis on discerning and interpreting how personal, social, cultural, and political circumstances collude in the shaping of educational practices. Prerequisite: Registration in the Master of Education in Educational Studies program. Sections may be offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of Calendar.

EDU510 Fundamentals of Educational Research Course Page

Description: Explores the findings of educational research, and works to apply the results of research to educational problems. Focuses on conceptualizing methods of educational research to specific and individual educational sites and issues. Prerequisite: Registration in the Master of Education in Educational Studies program. Sections may be offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

EDU511 Introduction to School Improvement Course Page

Description: Introduces the current state of knowledge, research and theory in the field of education. Focuses upon teaching and learning within schools and other educational organizations in ways that synthesize educational experience with professional research knowledge. Studies educational change that improves organizations. Prerequisite: Registration in the Master of Education in Educational Studies program. Sections may be offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

EDU512 Leadership in Educational Settings Course Page

Description: Examines the historical context of current thinking about educational leadership. Explores how leadership literature informs practice, while critically examining that literature from both theoretical and practical perspectives. Analyzes values and ethical principles in school leadership; complex dilemmas of educational leadership; and, works to develop a personal philosophy of educational leadership. Prerequisite: Registration in the Master of Education in Educational Studies program. Sections may be offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

EDU513 Leadership for Educational Change Course Page

Description: Introduces the relationship of research to educational leadership. Focuses upon synthesizing extant research literature and the need to address a specific leadership need within a school site using appropriate research methods. Studies how educational research can inform leaders in carrying out school improvement and bringing about educational change. Prerequisite: Registration in the Master of Education in Educational Studies program. Sections may be offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

EDU514 Planning for Educational Change Course Page

Description: Introduces how educational research can enhance educational change toward school improvement. Focuses on utilizing appropriate research methods to create a site-based research proposal for a specific school site. Focuses on planning educational research that improves schools. Prerequisite: Registration in the Master of Education in Educational Studies program. Sections may be offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

EDU515 Conducting Educational Research Course Page

Description: A supervised research assignment project to develop and apply knowledge and skills related to data collection, data analysis techniques, and research report preparation. Prerequisite: Registration in the Master of Education in Educational Studies program. Sections may be offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

EDU575 Theory and Practice in Educational Technology Course Page

Description: This course is an overview of key topics and issues in educational technology as well as an introduction to basic skills in educational technology development. Course topics include ethics, philosophy, history, research and evaluation, fluency with information technology, multimodal literacies, simulations and visualization, sociological issues, social networking and video/image production. The course is intended to expose students to a broad array of issues related to and influencing Educational Technology. Students may not receive credit for both EDPY 597 Theory and Practice in Educational Technology and EDU 575.

EDU593 Special Seminar in Educational Studies: Selected Topics Course Page

Description: Content varies from term to term. Topics announced prior to registration period. The student's transcript carries title descriptive of content. May be repeated. Prerequisite: Registration in Master of Education in Educational Studies Program. May contain alternative delivery sections; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

EDU597 Special Seminar in Educational Studies: Selected Topics Course Page

Description: Content varies from term to term. Topics announced prior to registration period. The student's transcript carries title descriptive of content. May be repeated. Prerequisite: Registration in Master of Education in Educational Studies Program. Sections may be offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment refer to the Fees; Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

EDU900 Program Synthesis Course Page

Description: A reflection and synthesize of learning from the Master of Education in Educational Studies in relation to the concepts of leadership and school/educational improvement that are the foundations of the program. Prerequisite: Registration in the Master of Education in Educational Studies program. Sections may be offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.