Curriculum & Instruction: Imaginative Teaching and Learning With The BC Curriculum MEd - Fall 2020

PROGRAM CURRICULUM

Program Format

The Master 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 every second or third week on Friday evenings and Saturdays at the program location. In the summer term, classes may meet during the week in the daytime.
  • Location: SFU's Surrey campus
  • Classes: Fri. (4:30–9:00) + Sat. (8:30–4:30)/every 2-3weeks
  • Start Term: Fall 2020
  • End Term: Summer 2022
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  • Applications Close: March 16, 2020
  • Tuition 2019/20*: $3,028.49/term
    *Subject to estimated 2% fee increase each September.

Contacts

Students complete:*

EDUC 823-5    Curriculum and Instruction in an Individual Teaching Specialty

Curriculum and Instruction in an Individual Teaching Speciality

EDUC 823

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 and Pedagogy

Current Issues in Curriculum and Pedagogy

EDUC 820

Focuses on educational issues, trends and practices which impact teaching and learning in schools and other educational settings.

EDUC 879-5    Lev Vygotsky's Theories in Education

Lev Vygotsky's Theories in Education

EDUC 879

Covers all major aspects of Lev Vygotsky's cultural-historical activity theory of human development and its contemporary applications in education. Concepts include the zone of proximal development of higher psychological functions, language and consciousness, interfunctional relations, analysis according to units, and "tool-and-result" methodology.

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 904-5    Fieldwork III

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

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 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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