Curriculum & Instruction: Post-Secondary (Camosun College) MEd – Fall 2018

PROGRAM CURRICULUM

Program Format

The Master of Education (MEd) program is designed for practicing educators in the post-secondary system. This two-year degree in Curriculum and Instruction, offers the opportunity to obtain a high quality Masters degree in your local community through a schedule geared to the working professional.

  • Focused on improvement of practice through the study of educational theory, philosophy and practice.
  • The program is co-designed to flexibly accommodate the demanding lifestyles and schedules of today's educational professionals.
  • Cohort-based with seven 5-unit courses over six terms.
  • Classes meet every second weekend on Friday evening and Saturdays at the program location.
  • Location: Camosun College, Victoria
  • Classes: Fri. (4:30–9:00) + Sat. (8:30–4:30)/every 2-3weeks
  • 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.

Contacts

Students complete*:

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 806-5    Selected Problems in Higher Education

This course is determined in context with the program.

EDUC 816-5   Developing Educational Programs & 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 822-5    Evaluation of Educational Programs

Evaluation of Educational Programs

EDUC 822

Processes used in program evaluation; including test and other measurement devices; and political, social and philosophical issues relating to the evaluation of educational programs.

EDUC 830-5    Implementation of Educational Programs

Implementation of Educational Programs

EDUC 830

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 904-5    Fieldwork III

The Faculty Sponsor will provide further information regarding the Fieldwork course.

EDUC 883-5    M.Ed. 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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