Education for Winter 2020

ED2710
Course Organization and Development in Post-Secondary Education (AL,PS)


CRN: 75513
Instructor(s): Kelly, Robert


Description
examines the development of procedures for the identification of concepts in instructional units; analysis of tasks and identification of related competencies; development of resource units.

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ED2720
Introduction to Post-Secondary Education (AL,PS)


CRN: 86958
Instructor(s): Hoben, John


Description
is a study of the background of Post-Secondary Education and of its development and present forms in Newfoundland, other provinces of Canada, and other countries; an examination of current programs in Post-Secondary Education; the role of federal and provincial governments in Post-Secondary Education.

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ED2730
General Methods of Teaching in Post-Secondary Education (AL,PS)


CRN: 83473
Instructor(s): Phillips, Pamela B


Description
is an introduction to teaching and learning methods in post-secondary and adult learning contexts and it includes preparation, learning goals, aligning assessment and a range of methods such as facilitation, lecturing, active learning, experiential learning and problem-based learning.

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ED2803
Educational Aspects of Adult Development (AL,PS)


CRN: 90600
Instructor(s): Arnold, Christine


Description
is an examination of the educational aspects of adult development from early adulthood through middle age to later maturity.

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ED2806
Sociology of Adult Education (AL,PS)


CRN: 92157
Instructor(s): Badenhorst, Cecile


Description
explores the sociological context of adult learning. The interrelationship between particular social factors (e.g., age, sex, occupational structure) and the need for adult educational programs are studied. The potential effects of such programs on society are examined with reference to community development. Special emphasis is given to societal change as it relates to education as a way of life.

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ED2900
Introduction to Statistics in Education (ME,PE,PS)


CRN: 66812
Instructor(s): Hesson, Jacqueline B


Description
is a laboratory course which takes a practical case study approach to survey and quasi-experimental quantitative methods in education, together with supporting statistical concepts of probability, descriptive and inferential statistics sampling and sampling distributions, correlation and bivariate regression. LH: 2

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ED3210
Introduction to Counselling (AL,PE,PS)


CRN: 86942
Instructor(s): Harris, Gregory


Description
is an introduction to the profession of counselling throughout the lifespan with specific emphasis on the definition and history of the profession, the characteristics and professional competencies of a counsellor, ethical issues and principles, theories and current issues. Topics also include an introduction to the nature of counselling and ways of developing effective interpersonal relationships within various educational contexts.

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ED3211
Introduction to Career Education (PE)


CRN: 79538
Instructor(s): Campbell, Dwain Robert


Description
is an introduction to contemporary concepts and practices of career education and to theories of career development. Emphasis is on the practical application of theory and basic principles to the design and delivery of career education programs and to career counselling. Attention will be given to continuing career counselling and career development needs of individuals as well as to groups with special needs. CR: the former ED 4906

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ED3440
Organization and Administration of Programs in Adult Education (PS)


CRN: 89190
Instructor(s): Hoben, John


Description
examines alternative provincial or regional methods of organization for the provision of Adult Education, including the statutory framework within which Adult Education functions.

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ED3610
Nature and Characteristics of Intellectual Disabilities (SE)


CRN: 92679
Instructor(s): Doyle, Danielle Alexandra


Description
aims to provide an understanding of the nature and characteristics of intellectual disabilities and the psycho-social implications of this area of exceptionality.

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ED3620
Nature and Characteristics of Emotional/Behavioural Disorders (SE)


CRN: 90602
Instructor(s): Penney, Sharon C


Description
includes an examination of procedures for the early identification of children with behavioural disabilities and major systems of classification of behaviour problems. It will also include an analysis of: aberrant adjustment mechanisms, deviant development and specified behaviour problems with implication for therapeutic education. PR: ED 4240, or the former ED 3220 or ED 3230

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ED3620
Nature and Characteristics of Emotional/Behavioural Disorders (SE)


CRN: 92855
Instructor(s): Penney, Sharon C


Description
includes an examination of procedures for the early identification of children with behavioural disabilities and major systems of classification of behaviour problems. It will also include an analysis of: aberrant adjustment mechanisms, deviant development and specified behaviour problems with implication for therapeutic education. PR: ED 4240, or the former ED 3220 or ED 3230

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ED3630
Nature and Characteristics of Learning Disabilities (SE)


CRN: 70295
Instructor(s): Perry, Boyd Wesley


Description
examines our theoretical understanding of the nature and characteristics of learning disabilities. It explores contemporary understandings, assessment/identification approaches, and current research as it relates to educational practice. CR: the former ED 3231

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ED3640
Current Issues in Special Education (PE,SE)


CRN: 66813
Instructor(s): Philpott, David F.


Description
consists of a study of special and selected problems related to the teaching of special education with particular emphasis placed on special education within the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. PR: ED 4240, or the former ED 3220 or ED 3230

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ED3640
Current Issues in Special Education (PE,SE)


CRN: 92857
Instructor(s): Philpott, David F.


Description
consists of a study of special and selected problems related to the teaching of special education with particular emphasis placed on special education within the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. PR: ED 4240, or the former ED 3220 or ED 3230

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ED3650
Practicum in Special Education (SE)


CRN: 81216
Instructor(s): Maich, Kimberly Anne


Description
encompasses a practice experience with students who have an identified exceptionality. The emphasis will be on a supervised field placement in a special education position within a school setting. PR: completion of 18 credit hours in Special Education including ED 3600

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ED3680
Inclusive Practices for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) (SE)


CRN: 79193
Instructor(s): Maich, Kimberly Anne


Description
examines the nature of ASD with particular focus on methods of behavioural assessment, use of assistive technology and specific therapy techniques. Support programs will be considered within an ecological context that prioritizes collaborative planning with parents and other therapeutic agents.

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ED3680
Inclusive Practices for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) (SE)


CRN: 92859
Instructor(s): Maich, Kimberly Anne


Description
examines the nature of ASD with particular focus on methods of behavioural assessment, use of assistive technology and specific therapy techniques. Support programs will be considered within an ecological context that prioritizes collaborative planning with parents and other therapeutic agents.

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ED3941
Diag & Dir Learning P&E Math


CRN: 92829
Instructor(s): Tremblett, Allison Leigh

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ED4240
An Introduction to the Exceptional Learner (IS,ISI,ME,PE)


CRN: 77793
Instructor(s): Philpott, David F.


Description
is an introduction to the nature of exceptionality in the student. Topics include an examination of special needs resulting from exceptionality, approaches to meeting the special needs, issues of exceptionality, and a consideration of selected categories of exceptionality. CR: the former ED 3220, the former 3230, the former ED 4902

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ED4350
Reading in the Content Areas (IS,ISI)


CRN: 84973
Instructor(s): Doyle, Antoinette


Description
examines the nature of reading in subject-specific areas such as history, biology, and mathematics. Topics include the role of the teacher in the teaching of content in different areas, evaluating vocabulary, grammar, usage and text structure for instruction, and analysing the variety of strategies for reading, writing and studying.

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ED4505
Transition Planning for Adolescents with Intellectual Disabilities (SE)


CRN: 92677
Instructor(s): Slaney, Sophia A


Description
focuses on the application of educational procedures relevant to successful post-secondary education, employment and community integration of adolescents and young adults with mild and moderate developmental disabilities. Appropriate senior high programming, life skills development, use of assistive technology and resource materials necessary for transition planning for this population will be reviewed. CO: ED 3610 PR: ED 3610

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ED4621
Using Environmental Design to Transform Teaching and Learning


CRN: 87074
Instructor(s): Saqlain, Nadeem


Description
School experiences are shaped by adults and peers but also by the environment in which they take place. This course considers ways to use design to transform teaching and learning. Topics include sustainable schools, schoolyard revitalization, inclusive learning environments, community based learning, school kitchens and gardens, designs to encourage fitness and physical activity, developing the senses, and basic needs such as safety, air quality and wanted/unwanted sound.

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ED4646
Understand & manage stress -Guide


CRN: 87249
Instructor(s): Harris, Gregory

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ED4647
Current Issues Rural Education


CRN: 92965
Instructor(s): Mulcahy, Dennis

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ED4710
Recurring Issues in Post-Secondary Education (PS)


CRN: 90606
Instructor(s): Kirby, Dale


Description
identifies, analyses, and discusses major issues, practices and problems in Post-Secondary Education provincially, nationally, and internationally. PR: ED 2710, ED 2720, and ED 2730

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ED4735
Practicum Adult & Post-Sec Ed


CRN: 92159
Instructor(s): Hoben, John

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ED6100
Research Designs and Methods in Education


CRN: 61377
Instructor(s): Seifert, Timothy ; Kelly, Robert


Description
Education 6100 is an introductory course in research designs and methods. It is intended to cover the broad spectrum of research methods found in published research in education. The course has two main goals: to help students make sense of the research they can be expected to encounter in their graduate program and their professional practice, and to provide the basis for more intensive study in particular research methods required in the conduct of their own research.

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ED6100
Research Designs and Methods in Education


CRN: 76412
Instructor(s): Seifert, Timothy ; Kelly, Robert


Description
Education 6100 is an introductory course in research designs and methods. It is intended to cover the broad spectrum of research methods found in published research in education. The course has two main goals: to help students make sense of the research they can be expected to encounter in their graduate program and their professional practice, and to provide the basis for more intensive study in particular research methods required in the conduct of their own research.

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ED6100
Research Designs and Methods in Education


CRN: 69354
Instructor(s): Seifert, Timothy ; Pozeg, Robert Anthony


Description
Education 6100 is an introductory course in research designs and methods. It is intended to cover the broad spectrum of research methods found in published research in education. The course has two main goals: to help students make sense of the research they can be expected to encounter in their graduate program and their professional practice, and to provide the basis for more intensive study in particular research methods required in the conduct of their own research.

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ED6100
Research Designs and Methods in Education


CRN: 78151
Instructor(s): Seifert, Timothy ; Pozeg, Robert Anthony


Description
Education 6100 is an introductory course in research designs and methods. It is intended to cover the broad spectrum of research methods found in published research in education. The course has two main goals: to help students make sense of the research they can be expected to encounter in their graduate program and their professional practice, and to provide the basis for more intensive study in particular research methods required in the conduct of their own research.

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ED6106
Popular Culture and Literacy Education


CRN: 93115
Instructor(s): Morrison, Connie


Description
This course focuses on the educational and pedagogical dimensions of popular culture as they pertain specifically to youth. It highlights the array of literacies practised in contemporary multimediated and technologically advanced cultures, as well as the complex social processes involved in the reading and teaching of popular culture. The course draws on various theoretical frameworks with which to analysis and to assess the intersections of knowledge, power, desire and social identity in cultural practices. The informing questions of the course are: How, and in what ways, are media, technologies and culture pedagogical? and, What do educators need to know about media, technologies and culture in order to be (more) effective pedagogically? This course is designed as an introduction to these issues.

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ED6108
Literacy and Language Education: Sociocultural Perspectives


CRN: 89279
Instructor(s): Gilbert Mulcahy, Barbara Lynn


Description
This course examines socio-cultural perspectives on literacy and language education. Drawing on the scholarship of both well-established and emerging scholars, in particular within the New Literacy Studies, the course provides an opportunity for a critical engagement of prevalent and decontextualized notions of language and literacy education. It examines research, policy, curriculum, pedagogy, through an analysis of culture and power and a focus on social justice, to glean insights into how language and literacy education may be transformed so as to enhance both student success and social equity.

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ED6202
Social Context Ed Leadership


CRN: 92972
Instructor(s): Galway, Gerald J

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ED6202
Social Context Ed Leadership


CRN: 92970
Instructor(s): Galway, Gerald J

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ED6203
Leadership: Theory and Practice


CRN: 89232
Instructor(s): Galway, Gerald J


Description
This course examines the multi-faceted concept of leadership. Attention will focus on the knowledge base of leadership theories and concepts, and will explore what these findings can contribute to educational leadership. Leadership analysis will be conducted within the context of the traditional as well as emergent paradigms (i.e. the evolution of thought in educational administration). Emphasis will be placed on the knowledge, attitudes and skills that enable an instructional leader to work effectively with diverse work groups, to draw from staff and community the best they have to offer. As well, it will help students to discern from research, theory and practice, strategies to assist in the rethinking of current approaches to instruction and curriculum. This requires knowledge of the curriculum and of instructional practices, so that schools can work towards the building of a learning environment responsive to the needs of students in a rapidly changing society.

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ED6204
Educational Administration: Theory and Practice


CRN: 69235
Instructor(s): Hurley, Noel P.


Description
This three-unit course provides an introduction to educational administration as a field of specialized study. It examines traditional as well as emerging paradigms in the study of educational administration, with specific emphasis on the theoretical and conceptual constructs important for understanding administration of learning environments. The goal of the course is to develop a critical awareness of the values underlying various theoretical approaches to the study of administration in learning environments.

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ED6205
Educational Policy: Theory and Practice


CRN: 67114
Instructor(s): Hurley, Noel P.


Description
This 3 credit hour course investigates the various dynamic process in which educational policies are developed, implemented, and evaluated. In addition to examining the theoretical foundations of educational policy, an emphasis will be placed on the pragmatic aspects of the policy-making process.

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ED6300
Teaching and Learning


CRN: 85499
Instructor(s): Gilbert Mulcahy, Barbara Lynn


Description
This course examines how particular ways of thinking about what constitutes teaching and learning inform and shape institutionalized (schooling) practices. The course revisits established theoretical traditions and often taken-for-granted practices within teaching and learning to make explicit the assumptions which inform them and to question their individual and social implications and effects for teachers and learners. In so doing, the course introduces ways of thinking which are self-reflexive and critical, which challenge established traditions, and which provide frameworks for rethinking teaching and learning in the context of efforts to improve education and to enhance educational equity.

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ED6410
Seminar on Philosophical Issues in Educational Policy and Leadership


CRN: 87561
Instructor(s): Okshevsky, Walter


Description
Is argumentation and decision-making on matters of educational policy and practice simply based on personal preferences, or social consensus or political power relations between educational stakeholders? To what extent are the results of science and public opinion of value in making justified decisions? Are there rationally defensible and objective principles, values and criteria necessary for reasoned moral deliberation and effective policy design? This course focuses on skills of argumentation and decision-making required by educational leaders for the formulation of ethically justifiable educational policy and the cogent assessment of educational practice. The bases or grounds of skilled educational leadership will be examined through the study of a number of issues, case-studies and debates in the areas of educational leadership, policy studies and administrative ethics. Both classical and modern texts will be will be studied. Questions regarding the rationality and rightness of practical and moral decision-making will be pursued through such topics as educational opportunity and equality, the priority of intellectual autonomy as an educational ideal, the character of democratic public deliberation, and educational authority. These topics will illustrate fundamental differences between technical and humanistic conceptions of educational deliberation and argumentation. Other relevant topics of interest to seminar participants may be examined.

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ED6425
Comparative Perspectives in Public Education, Reform and Leadership


CRN: 92976
Instructor(s): Power, Mary B


Description
This course deals with “educational reform” as a phenomenon occurring in differing economic, cultural, and political contexts. The focus will be on comparative analysis as a basis for informed policy development. A major objective of the course is to identify and clarify a number of issues to facilitate reflection on strategies for action in relation to current and future “reform movements”.

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ED6426
Computer Applications in Educational Administration


CRN: 79661
Instructor(s): Dyke, Allister Guy


Description
The course provides students with a knowledge base on issues and concerns about computer uses in education with emphasis on the administration of schools and school systems. Attention will be given to computer applications to student and personnel record-keeping, scheduling, networking and other forms of information management for educational purposes. The course allows opportunity for demonstration of various software, taking into account that students taking this course will have differing degrees of computer experience.

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ED6600
Learning and Motivation


CRN: 73495
Instructor(s): Seifert, Timothy


Description
This course is devoted to developing an understanding of the conceptual, empirical and educational issues of learning and motivation as they relate to other areas of the programme core. The course will also examine evaluation as it relates to learning and motivation.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


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IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

ED6602
Curriculum Studies


CRN: 68133
Instructor(s): Gilbert Mulcahy, Barbara Lynn


Description
This course deals with the study of curriculum theory as it relates to the total process of public education, definitions of curriculum, curriculum orientation, and the place of philosophy, sociology, culture and ideologies as they affect the total curriculum development and implementation process. Discussion will be linked with research approaches to curriculum, current curriculum agendas and participants’ curriculum interests.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

ED6615
Educational Software Prototyping and Evaluation


CRN: 90851
Instructor(s): Mann, Bruce L


Description
“Educational Software Prototyping and Evaluation” is a Web-dependent, distance educational course that explores different kinds of software prototypes. Educational software prototyping involves the systematic development of instructional specifications using learning and instructional theory to ensure good quality instruction. It is the process of analysis of learning needs and goals, the development of instructional materials and activities; and prescription for evaluating the instructional and learner activities. Students will use SmartDraw, SnagIt and HyperStudio software to develop and evaluate their own prototype.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

ED6634
Teaching and Learning to Solve Mathematics Problems


CRN: 89280
Instructor(s): Maclellan, William Allan Nicholson


Description
The course is intended to broaden the perceptions of mathematics held by the teachers and the community at large. Specifically the focus will be placed on the role of problems in mathematical learning. PR: ED6630

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

ED6642
Developmental Reading (K-8)


CRN: 90855
Instructor(s): Li, Ling


Description
This course provides a developmental and social psychological perspective of learning to read, reading and reading to learn. Research findings of the role of affect in reading are also integrated. Implications for teaching and learning are developed.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

ED6670
Teaching and Learning Social Studies


CRN: 92987
Instructor(s): Fillier, Darryl Walter


Description
This course explores the application of concepts developed in curriculum, instruction and evaluation of Social Studies. Topics will include nature and goals of Social Studies education, patterns of curricular organizations, the uses of instructional materials, various models of instruction and student evaluation processes.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

ED6706
Career Education and Career Counselling


CRN: 93111
Instructor(s): Campbell, Dwain Robert


Description
The purpose of this course is to introduce students to contemporary research and practice in career development. Career development will be examined as a dynamic lifelong process. Students will explore the importance of work adjustment, personal agency, cultural contexts and the implications for the design, implementation and evaluation of career interventions.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

ED6801
Foundations of Post-Secondary Programmes


CRN: 90863
Instructor(s): Kirby, Dale


Description
This course will provide an overview and analysis of the nature, characteristics and development of post-secondary education (both public and private) with an emphasis on the non-university system. The philosophical, sociological and economic perspectives of such education will be considered together with implications for programming and human resource development in general. National and international comparisons will be included.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


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ED6803
Research in Post-Secondary Education


CRN: 92951
Instructor(s): Badenhorst, Cecile


Description
This course is primarily designed to locate, critically examine and utilize a variety of research strategies that are characteristic of the post-secondary context. Students will review exemplary research and discuss their findings in preparation to having each submit plausible research proposal for their particular area of interest.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


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IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

ED6807
Economics and Finance of Post-Secondary Education


CRN: 92955
Instructor(s): Kirby, Dale


Description
Education policymakers, administrators, researchers, and others interested in education in Canada are increasingly required to consider complex issues associated with the economics of post-secondary education and training. Many of the more contested issues in post-secondary education, such as public investment in education, student and family costs, privatization, public accountability, faculty productivity, and performance funding all share a common underlying economic basis. This graduate level course is designed to introduce students to economic theory and practice as it pertains to education systems and their impact on economic growth. The course provides students with a broad introduction to the major issues and practices associated with how financial resources are economically justified and allocated in support of education and training programs at the post-secondary level. The course addresses the key provincial, national, and international public policy issues regarding how funding for post-secondary education and training is raised, budgeted, and accounted for.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

ED6841
Student Development Theory, Services and Programs in Post-Secondary Education


CRN: 87359
Instructor(s): Arnold, Christine


Description
There are three main objectives of this course. The first is to understand the growth and status of Student Affairs in higher education in Canada and the United States. The second, to become familiar with the theoretical base and practice of the Student Affairs and Services profession. The third objective is to integrate empirical knowledge and theoretical propositions within the context of the Student Services role in higher education.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

ED6911
Multiage Education: An Introduction


CRN: 71756
Instructor(s): Morrison, Connie


Description
Education 6911 provides an introduction to the history, theory, and practice of multiage education. Starting with the one-room school, the first form of multiage education, the course traces the development of educators' interest in the pedagogical potential and possibilities of learning environments in which students of different age levels are grouped for instruction. Students will have the opportunity to examine the growing body of multiage research and literature (local, national, international), as well as theoretical perspectives on how children learn and develop which lend support to multiage learning environments. The course will be of interest to rural educators where such learning environments are usually created out of necessity and all educators interested in alternatives to the graded school. Education 6911 has been designed to be offered on the web, face-to-face seminar, or a combination of these two formats.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

ED6911
Multiage Education: An Introduction


CRN: 92974
Instructor(s): Morrison, Connie


Description
Education 6911 provides an introduction to the history, theory, and practice of multiage education. Starting with the one-room school, the first form of multiage education, the course traces the development of educators' interest in the pedagogical potential and possibilities of learning environments in which students of different age levels are grouped for instruction. Students will have the opportunity to examine the growing body of multiage research and literature (local, national, international), as well as theoretical perspectives on how children learn and develop which lend support to multiage learning environments. The course will be of interest to rural educators where such learning environments are usually created out of necessity and all educators interested in alternatives to the graded school. Education 6911 has been designed to be offered on the web, face-to-face seminar, or a combination of these two formats.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

ED6931
Educational Technology Law


CRN: 92980
Instructor(s): Mann, Bruce L


Description
This graduate course aims to promote knowledge and understanding of technology law affecting educational interests in Canadian and International settings. Topics include: 1) Privacy and data protection online; 2) Lawful surveillance of teachers, students (Trojan Horses, data mining, profiling); 3) Cyber-crime and the legal challenges on the Internet and in virtual worlds; 4) School-yard assault for the cell phone camera (e.g., happy slapping on YouTube); and, 5) Social networking websites, defamation, aggressive and sexual solicitation, cyber-bullying, and thirdparty marketing to students (e.g., in Facebook, Twitter, Second Life, etc). Graduate students will critically evaluate legislation and case law through academic journals, media reports and court cases. Prerequisites: The primary clientele for this course are non-lawyers - administrators, computing educators, instructional designers, and librarians. Minimum technology competencies are listed on the Graduate Programs website.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

ED6940
Administration of Student Services in Post-Secondary Education


CRN: 92982
Instructor(s): Arnold, Christine


Description
The course is designed to familiarize students with the administration of student services and student affairs portfolios in colleges, universities in a Canadian context. Emphasis will be placed on the complex and highly visible position of the chief student affairs officer (CSAO) and the team of student services professionals in providing campus leadership which fosters the academic and social development of students.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
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