Educational Leadership, Prince George MEd - Fall 2020
EDUC 818-5 Leadership Studies
This course examines three interrelated aspects of educational leadership studies of conceptual and theoretical foundations, with a particular emphasis on ethics of leadership; current research in the field, including feminist and cultural critiques; and topical issues and problems of leadership practice. Considerations of leadership character and role, power and authority in organizational relationships, and organizational goal achievement are central to the course.
EDUC 817-5 Policy Processes
This course examines three interrelated aspects of policy studies as a critical function of the educational leadership role: conceptual and theoretical foundations concerning policy, policy actors, and policy processes; current research in the field; and topical issues and problems. It also considers social, economic and political contexts (e.g. technologization, corporatization, pluralism) and how they affect education.
EDUC 864-5 Research Designs in Education
Research Designs in Education
Designing and interpreting research about education. Introduction to survey techniques, correlational designs, classic experimental and evaluation designs for investigating causal relations, case study methods, interpretive approaches to research. Students with credit for EDUC 814 may not take this course for further credit. Equivalent Courses: EDUC814
EDUC 850-5 Creativity and Education
Creativity and Education
This course involves an exploration of the concept of creativity used in educational theory and practice. Through an examination of philosophical writings, psychological studies, first hand accounts of creators, biographical and historical material, and works of art and science themselves, an attempt will be made to come to grips with some of the problems which surround this concept and thereby to evaluate views about creativity put forth in theoretical accounts and exhibited in educational practice.
EDUC 813-5 Organizational Theory and Analyses
Organizational Theory and Analyses
This course critically examines organizations in which educational leaders work from different theoretical perspectives and in light of research evidence. It also critiques several past and current reform initiatives, and explores specific topics in-depth. A central and pervasive question of the course concerns organizational purposes, especially with respect to learning, and how these purposes are served by organizational structures and processes.
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
The examination is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.
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