Curriculum & Instruction Foundations MA, MEd

PROGRAM CURRICULUM

Students are required to take three curriculum core courses, and in consultation with their senior supervisor, may then focus their electives around any graduate courses available (both within our Faculty, and across other Faculties) related to their professional goals and research interests.

The MEd degree route consists of 30 units of course work plus a comprehensive examination.  Students will complete 15 units from the core requirements listing, plus 15 units taken from all graduate education courses available.

The MA route consists of 25 units of course work plus a thesis.

Program Format:

This program is designed to offer flexibility for students by holding most classes in the late afternoon/evenings. Classes tend to be held on our Burnaby campus.

MEd and MA students complete three of:

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.

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EDUC 820-5
Current Issues in Curriculum and 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 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 823-5
Curriculum and 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 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 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.

MEd Students also complete:

15 units of elective course work

From available graduate education courses.

EDUC 883-5
MEd Comprehensive Exam

MEd Comprehensive Examination

EDUC 883

The examination is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.

MA Students also complete:

One research course

From available graduate education research courses.

One elective course

From available graduate education courses.

EDUC 898-10
MA Masters Thesis


MA MEd MSc EDUC Course Offerings Summer 2021 - Summer 2022 (revised April 2021)

Course Offering

Note: Course offerings subject to change.  Current scheduling information available at go.sfu.ca or contact us at educmast@sfu.ca. Consult your protem/supervisor prior to enrolling in courses outside your program.

 

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