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Normally, students enter the program through the MEd degree route and may move to the MA program after completing four courses, with faculty approval.
MEd students complete 30 units as listed below and as scheduled. The comprehensive examination is required for MEd students.
Once MEd students are accepted to the MA program a minimum of 25 units of course work must be completed as listed below, as scheduled. Additional courses may be completed, dependent on student interests. Other courses may be required depending on thesis subject. A thesis is required for MA students.
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. Equivalent Courses: EDUC712
This course relates critical ideas in aesthetics to questions concerning the nature, purpose, and provision of the arts (visual art, music, drama, dance, literature) in education.
A major survey of the educational theories and practices of musicians and artists generally from medieval times to the present. The special focus will be on modern responses of musicians and artists to modern demands for mass arts education. Material will be drawn from Europe, North America, Asia, and other parts of the world where mass arts education provision occurs.
This course involves an exploration of basic issues and questions which underlie the nature and provision of drama education in the schools. It includes a critical examination of the claims made in the theoretical literature regarding the nature and aims of drama education and an exploration of the implications for drama education curriculum and pedagogy. Equivalent Courses: EDUC721
The course examines and relates conceptions of creativity and response in the visual arts to the fundamental questions of curriculum theory.
This course presents the theory and practice of music education based on theories of auditory perception, musical theory, and various cross-cultural perspectives on musical behavior.
The examination is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.
The thesis is a research investigation designed to generate and/or examine critically new knowledge in the theory and/or practice of education. The thesis should normally be completed and approved in three terms. Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.
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