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Simon Fraser University Calendar | Spring 2018

Educational Practice

Master of Education

The master of education in educational practice (MEd) is a professional degree that is available on completion of the two-year graduate diploma in advanced professional studies in education. Students wishing to engage in this third year of study may seek admission to the program after successful completion of the graduate diploma in education.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must satisfy the University admission requirements as stated in Graduate General Regulations 1.3 in the SFU Calendar. For additional requirements and application information, see the website at http://www.sfu.ca/education/gs/degreediploma/masters/edpracticefp.html.

Program Requirements

This program consists of courses and a comprehensive examination for a minimum of 50 units.

Students must complete

EDUC 807 - The Foundations of Action Research (5)

Surveys the philosophical and sociological dimensions, moral and ethical considerations, and empirical findings of action research. Only students admitted by Field Programs are allowed to enrol for this course.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
G011 Cher Hill
Mo 4:30 PM – 9:20 PM
SUR 3280, Surrey
G012 Susan Barber
Mo 4:30 PM – 9:20 PM
SWH 10061, Burnaby
EDUC 811 - Fieldwork I (5)

Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
G011 Michael Ling
Tu 4:30 PM – 9:20 PM
SUR 3200, Surrey
EDUC 866 - Qualitative Methods in Educational Research (5)

This course introduces students to qualitative research in education and examines topics such as identifying problems, using conceptual frameworks, coding, data analysis, drawing interpretations, and constructing arguments.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
G001 Wanda Cassidy
Th 4:30 PM – 9:20 PM
SUR 3270, Surrey
G012
TBD

and 30 units of 500 division EDPR courses

and a comprehensive examination

EDUC 883 - MEd Comprehensive Examination (5)

The examination is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
G001
TBD
G011 Michael Ling
Fr 4:30 PM – 9:20 PM
Fr 4:30 PM – 9:20 PM
Sa, Su 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sa, Su 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
SUR 3240, Surrey
SUR 3240, Surrey
SUR 3240, Surrey
SUR 3240, Surrey
G031 Natalia Gajdamaschko
TBD

The comprehensive examination normally occurs in the term in which course requirements are completed.

Program Length

Students are expected to complete the program requirements within three terms. Students normally progress through this one-year program as a cohort.

Academic Requirements within the Graduate General Regulations

All graduate students must satisfy the academic requirements that are specified in the Graduate General Regulations, as well as the specific requirements for the program in which they are enrolled.