Curriculum & Instruction: Ecological Education MEd - Summer 2019

PROGRAM CURRICULUM

Program Format

The Master of of Education (MEd) program is designed for working professionals. This two-year degree program offers the opportunity to obtain a high quality master's degree in your local community.

  • Cohort-based model allows students to work through the program and coursework together (18-24 students).
  • Focused on improvement of practice through the study of educational theory, philosophy and practice.
  • Seven 5-unit courses over six terms.
  • Classes meet five times per term on Friday evenings, Saturdays, and/or Sundays at the program location.
  • Intensive field experiences take place in the Summer terms.
  • Location: SFU's Surrey campus
  • Classes: Fri. (4:30–9:00) + Sat. (8:30–4:30)/every 2-3weeks
  • Start Term: Summer 2019
  • End Term: Spring 2021
  • Applications Now Closed
  • Tuition 2018/19*: $2,969.10/term
    *Subject to estimated 2% fee increase each September.

Contacts

Students complete*:

EDUC 857-5    Issues and Topics in Environmental Education

Issues and Topics in Environmental Education

EDUC 857

Examines the origins of environmental education, the range of program offerings, and the educational concepts which appear to underlie them. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor.

EDUC 816-5    Developing Educational Programs and Practices for Diverse Educational Settings

Developing Educational Programs and Practices for Diverse Educational Settings

EDUC 816

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 833-5    Social and Moral Philosophy in Education

Social and Moral Philosophy in Education

EDUC 833

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 861-5    Study of Learning Environments

Study of Learning Environments

EDUC 861

This course reviews research on learning environments (also known as classroom climates or classroom ecologies) in terms of psychological and social perspectives on educational experience. Implications for student learning, professional development and evaluating education innovations are examined.

EDUC 830-5    Implementation of Educational Programs

Implementation of Educational Programs

EDUC 830

Problems and practices associated with innovation and implementation including the nature of change in the educational context, the roles of teachers, administrators, change agents, and evaluators.

EDUC 904-5    Fieldwork III

The Faculty Sponsor will provide further information regarding the Fieldwork course.

EDUC 883-5    MEd Comprehensive Examination

MEd Comprehensive Examination

EDUC 883

The examination is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.

* Program courses and order of delivery may be subject to change.

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