Curriculum & Instruction: Contemplative Inquiry and Approaches in Education MEd - Fall 2019

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.
  • Location: SFU's Vancouver campus
  • Classes: Fri. (4:30–9:00) + Sat. (8:30–4:30)/every 2-3weeks
  • Start Term: Fall 2019 (September)
  • End Term: Summer 2020
  • Application Status: Closed
  • Tuition 2019/20*: $3,028.49/term
    *Subject to estimated 2% fee increase each September.

Contacts

Proposed Program Schedule*

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 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 843-5    Embodiment & Curriculum Inquiry

Embodiment and Curriculum Inquiry

EDUC 843

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

EDUC 823-5    Curriculum & 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 & 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 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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