Curriculum & Instruction: Imaginative Education – Imaginative Teaching & Learning in the New BC Curriculum MEd - Fall 2017


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 Surrey
  • Start Term: Fall 2017
  • End Term: Summer 2019
  • Apply from: November 1, 2016
  • Application Extended: Apr 15, 2017
  • Tuition 2017/18: $2,910.88/term
  • Current Program Offerings


Students complete:*

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

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 879-5    Lev Vygotsky's Theories in Education

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

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

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 820-5    Current Issues in Curriculum and Pedagogy

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

EDUC 883-5    M.Ed. Comprehensive Examination

The examination is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.

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

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