Curriculum & Instruction: Contemplative Inquiry and Approaches in Education M.Ed. -Fall 2014
EDUC 833-5 Seminar in Social and Moral Philosophy in Education
An in-depth study of the ethical foundations of education. Areas in education where ethical questions arise are identified and elucidated. Classical and modern moral positions are examined for their adequacy as theories of moral justification. The topics include the value of education, freedom and equality, and moral and values education.
EDUC 816-5 Developing Educational Programs and Practices for Diverse Educational Settings
Investigates theories and issues associated with developing educational programs and practices in various educational contexts. Addresses the development of new programs and their implementation in schools and other educational settings.
EDUC 843-5 Embodiment & Curriculum Inquiry
The scholarship on embodiment and its implications for the body as a site for knowledge and its relationship to contemporary curriculum inquiry will be studied with specific emphasis on the area of performative and narrative inquiry and arts education. Central to this course will be the investigation of embodiment from both a philosophical perspective and a literary/poetic perspective.
EDUC 823-5 Curriculum & Instruction in an Individual Teaching Specialty
An intensive examination of developments in a curriculum area selected by the student. In addition the course will deal with major philosophical and historical factors that influence the present state and future directions of curriculum and instruction.
EDUC 820-5 Current Issues in Curriculum & Pedagogy
Focuses on educational issues, trends and practices which impact teaching and learning in schools and other educational settings.
EDUC 904-5 Fieldwork III
The Faculty Sponsor will provide further information regarding the Fieldwork course.
EDUC 883-5 M.Ed. Comprehensive Examination
The examination is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.
* Program courses and order of delivery may be subject to change.
Applicants must meet SFU master's admission requirements.
- A bachelor's degree with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0/4.33 (B), or a grade point average of at least 3.33/4.33 (B+) based on the last 60 credits of undergraduate courses from a recognized university, or the equivalent. In exceptional cases, where the applicant has followed an alternate educational path that the applicant has extensive experience in an educational or professional setting.
- Submitted evidence that the applicant is capable of undertaking advanced work in the area of interest. This is usually judged from letters of reference from qualified referees and an academic writing sample.
- Several years of exemplary and varied educational and professional experience, preferably in the area of interest. Of particular value will be evidence that the candidate manifests an interest in the study of the human mind in its cultural and historical contexts.
Students whose native language is not English may be required to satisfy the University and the graduate program committee as to their capability in English (i.e. TOEFL / IELTS scores). Academic equivalency by country.
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Student Services $42.65
Graduation(first 3 terms) $12.00
Universal Transit Pass $140.00
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