Curriculum & Instruction: Numeracy MEd (Grande Prairie, AB) - Fall 2018


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 five times per term on Friday evenings, Saturdays, and/or Sundays at the program location.
  • Intensive field experiences take place in the Summer terms.
  • Location: Grande Prairie, AB
  • Start Term: Fall 2018
  • End Term: Summer 2020
  • Application Status: CLOSED
  • Tuition 2018/19*: $2,969.10/term
    *Subject to estimated 2% fee increase each September.


Students complete:

EDUC 895-5    Conceptions of Numeracy

Conceptions of Numeracy

EDUC 895

Explorations of the notion of numeracy and its role in contemporary society. An examination and enhancement of personal numeracy through immersion in a problem-solving environment. Prerequisite: This course is designed for the MEd program in Numeracy.

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 864-5    Research Designs in Education

Research Designs in Education

EDUC 864

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 845-5    Learning Mathematics with Computers

Learning Mathematics with Computers

EDUC 845

Experience in incorporating computers in mathematical problem solving, adaptation of materials for use in mathematics classroom.

EDUC 904-5    Fieldwork III

Developing and implementing a change in personal instructional practice. Recording, analyzing and reporting the impact on students and self.

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 883-5    M.Ed. Comprehensive Examination

MEd Comprehensive Examination

EDUC 883

The examination is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.

The examination will entail reflective analysis of the students’ experiences in the form of a portfolio. Further detail will follow.

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

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