Education for Winter 2023

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


CRN: 75513
Instructor(s): Powell, Heather


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): Hardy, Gregory Scott


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.

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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ED2803
Educational Aspects of Adult Development (AL,PS)


CRN: 98532
Instructor(s): Kirby, Dale


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

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.

ED2806
Sociology of Adult Education (AL,PS)


CRN: 92157
Instructor(s): Dintoe, Seitebaleng Susan


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.

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


CRN: 98534
Instructor(s): Wells, Patrick Raymond


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


CRN: 99212
Instructor(s): Wells, Patrick Raymond


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

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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ED3040
The Assessment and Development of Children's Language Abilities (PE,SE)


CRN: 98708
Instructor(s): Sinclair, Jeanne


Description
focuses on techniques for assessing language abilities in primary/elementary and intermediate/secondary students and will provide models for developing strategies in implementing language instruction appropriate to students’ needs. PR: ED 4350, 3543, or the former 3540 or 3545

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ED3210
Introduction to Counselling (AL,PE,PS)


CRN: 86942
Instructor(s): Pickett, Sarah


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): Harris, Gregory


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

ED3650
Practicum in Special Education (SE)


CRN: 81216
Instructor(s): Young, Gabrielle ; Lunde, Anders


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.

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.

ED3690
Collaborative Practice (SE)


CRN: 98706
Instructor(s): Penney, Sharon C


Description
examines the theoretical and practical aspects of collaborative practice within an interagency model of case planning for students with diverse learning needs. Emphasis is on exploring issues of power/empowerment, consultation, communication, conflict resolution/problem-solving, advocacy and collaboration. Perspectives of parents and families, educators, and community resource professionals will be explored. The course strives to create a family-focussed approach to effective planning in contemporary schools.

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


CRN: 97499
Instructor(s): Penney, Sharon C


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: 97377
Instructor(s): St. Croix, Norma Mary


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.

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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ED4520
Inclusive Practices for Students with Behavioural Challenges (SE)


CRN: 96866
Instructor(s): Maich, Kimberly Anne


Description
examines programs and strategies for students with behavioural issues. These will include counseling skills, case conferences, structured learning environments, use of assistive technology and therapeutic interventions for specific behaviour problems. In addition, consideration will be given to collaboration with mental health practitioners and procedures to develop readiness for return to regular instructional programs. CO: ED 3620 PR: ED 3620

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ED4531
Specific Learning Disorders


CRN: 98703
Instructor(s): Young, Gabrielle

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ED4623
Social Media and 21st Century Learning


CRN: 98717
Instructor(s): Normore, Glenn Cole


Description
this course is about how social media and online technology tools can be used to enhance, stimulate and support learning for the 21st century

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.

ED4623
Social Media and 21st Century Learning


CRN: 98719
Instructor(s): Normore, Glenn Cole


Description
this course is about how social media and online technology tools can be used to enhance, stimulate and support learning for the 21st century

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

ED4646
Understand & manage stress -Guide


CRN: 98819
Instructor(s): Harris, Gregory

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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

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.

ED4735
Practicum in Adult and Post-Secondary Education (AL, PS)


CRN: 92159
Instructor(s): Kelly, Robert


Description
is comprised of on-the-job supervised instructional activities designed to allow for the implementation of concepts, theory and principles of teaching, learning and curriculum in an adult and post-secondary education setting. CR: the former ED 4450 and the former ED 4700 PR: ED 2700, ED 2710, ED 2730, ED 2740, ED 3280 or equivalent as determined by the Office of Academic Programs.

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

ED6100
Research Designs and Methods in Education


CRN: 69354
Instructor(s): White, Gerald Joseph


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.

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.

ED6100
Research Designs and Methods in Education


CRN: 78151
Instructor(s): White, Gerald Joseph


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.

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.

ED6100
Research Designs and Methods in Education


CRN: 61377
Instructor(s): Seifert, Timothy ; Coombs, Andrew James


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.

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.

ED6100
Research Designs and Methods in Education


CRN: 76412
Instructor(s): Seifert, Timothy ; Coombs, Andrew James


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.

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.

ED6105
Social and Cultural Difference and Education


CRN: 96016
Instructor(s): Walker, Annette


Description
This course examines the intersection of multiple and inter-related markers or dimensions of social and cultural difference and institutional practices. In particular, the course provides ways of analyzing and understanding differences which challenge monocultural and discriminatory assumptions. Also explored are the ways in which such insights provide direction for the development of culturally responsive and sensitive policy, reflective and anti-discriminatory teaching, more inclusive and responsive curriculum, and more equitable practices on a wide range of educational sites.

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.

ED6106
Popular Culture and Literacy Education


CRN: 95126
Instructor(s): Doyle, Clar P


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 multi-mediated 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.

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.

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.

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.

ED6202
Social Context of Education Leadership


CRN: 98807
Instructor(s): Neville, Rose Marie Elizabeth


Description
This course analyses the cultural, political, and economic contexts of education in contemporary society, and identifies educational change processes and school improvement efforts within the political, cultural and economic milieu. Particular emphasis will be given to the implications for the organization of education and teacher and staff development.

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.

ED6202
Social Context of Education Leadership


CRN: 92972
Instructor(s): Neville, Rose Marie Elizabeth


Description
This course analyses the cultural, political, and economic contexts of education in contemporary society, and identifies educational change processes and school improvement efforts within the political, cultural and economic milieu. Particular emphasis will be given to the implications for the organization of education and teacher and staff development.

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.

ED6203
Leadership: Theory and Practice


CRN: 99299
Instructor(s): Walker, Annette


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.

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.

ED6203
Leadership: Theory and Practice


CRN: 89232
Instructor(s): Murray, Susan Elizabeth


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.

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.

ED6204
Educational Administration: Theory and Practice


CRN: 69235
Instructor(s): Wakeham, Margaret


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.

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.

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.

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.

ED6290
Rsch & Dvlp Sem Educ Leadshp


CRN: 64325
Instructor(s): Azam, Saiqa ; Okshevsky, Walter ; Messacar, Derek ; Gardner, Morgan ; Kelly, Robert ; Seifert, Timothy

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.

ED6300
Teaching and Learning


CRN: 99219
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.

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.

ED6300
Teaching and Learning


CRN: 85499
Instructor(s): Morrison, Connie


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.

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.

ED6330
Educational Finance


CRN: 98808
Instructor(s): Hurley, Noel P.


Description
Students will study the historical, sociological, legal, and economic foundations of educational finance. It is an introductory course designed to enable students to analyse contemporary literature on school finance and to be able to debate current issues in a knowledgeable manner. Analysis and criticism of various methods and techniques applied to school finance in various Canadian provinces will also be reviewed. Special emphasis will placed on education funding in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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.

ED6390
Rsrch&Devl Sem Teach&Learn Std


CRN: 64326
Instructor(s): Azam, Saiqa ; Okshevsky, Walter ; Messacar, Derek ; Gardner, Morgan ; Kelly, Robert ; Seifert, Timothy

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.

ED6425
Comparative Perspectives in Public Education, Reform and Leadership


CRN: 92976
Instructor(s): Murray, Susan Elizabeth


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”.

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.

ED6465
School Violence: Leadership and Policy Implications


CRN: 98801
Instructor(s): Pozeg, Robert Anthony


Description
The purpose of this course is to develop an understanding of sociological perspectives on school violence. Topics include the organization of official state knowledge, the role of the media, the appraisal of public opinion, and teachers’ and students’ experiences of violence, discipline, and social control. Attention will be given to the distinction between the tradition of in loco parentis and the statutory duty to maintain proper order and discipline. Theoretical issues and policy debates will be discussed.

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.

ED6465
School Violence: Leadership and Policy Implications


CRN: 95291
Instructor(s): Pozeg, Robert Anthony


Description
The purpose of this course is to develop an understanding of sociological perspectives on school violence. Topics include the organization of official state knowledge, the role of the media, the appraisal of public opinion, and teachers’ and students’ experiences of violence, discipline, and social control. Attention will be given to the distinction between the tradition of in loco parentis and the statutory duty to maintain proper order and discipline. Theoretical issues and policy debates will be discussed.

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.

ED6466
Qualitative Research Methods


CRN: 98803
Instructor(s): Coombs, Andrew James


Description
This course examines a variety of issues in the execution of ethnographic/qualitative research, compares the structures and process of different data collection techniques, explores ways of recording and analysing ethnographic/qualitative data, and reviews ways of reporting field research in 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.

ED6470
Word/Sent Read Dev&Inst


CRN: 95098
Instructor(s): St. Croix, Norma Mary

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.

ED6470
Word/Sent Read Dev&Inst


CRN: 95338
Instructor(s): St. Croix, Norma Mary

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.

ED6473
Praxis for Reading Teachers


CRN: 96022
Instructor(s): St. Croix, Norma Mary

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.

ED6473
Praxis for Reading Teachers


CRN: 96021
Instructor(s): Sinclair, Jeanne

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.

ED6590
Rrsch&Dev Sem Info Tech Educ


CRN: 65608
Instructor(s): Azam, Saiqa ; Okshevsky, Walter ; Messacar, Derek ; Gardner, Morgan ; Kelly, Robert ; Seifert, Timothy

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.

ED6600
Learning and Motivation


CRN: 73495
Instructor(s): Harris, Gregory


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.


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.

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.


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

ED6602
Curriculum Studies


CRN: 99220
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.

ED6610
Research on Computers in the Curriculum


CRN: 96023
Instructor(s): Moghaddam, Alireza


Description
Education 6610 is an investigation of research methods used in the field of educational computing. Individuals enrolled in this course will participate in inquiry, discussion, and analysis of selected focussed research approaches and will identify possible areas of research interest on computers in education. This course utilizes WebCT as a means of conveying content and maximizing participant interaction.

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.

ED6612
Integr Instr Design/Ed Tech


CRN: 98841
Instructor(s): TBA

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.

ED6614
Tech & Plan Ed Envrnmnts


CRN: 98843
Instructor(s): TBA

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.

ED6617
Digital Citz Global Community


CRN: 98845
Instructor(s): TBA

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.

ED6620
Issues and Trends in Educational Technology


CRN: 96024
Instructor(s): Jamil, Sana


Description
Using a consultative process this course surveys the major trends and issues that are associated with using a computer to promote teaching and learning. The primary emphasis is on identifying and critically reviewing practices and developing strategies for better integration of computers in the learning process. Students are required to have a basis working knowledge of word processing, e-mail, information retrieval and file management.

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.

ED6641
Writing in the Primary, Elementary and Secondary Schools


CRN: 95100
Instructor(s): Lunde, Anders


Description
This course is designed to introduce graduate students to theories, historical developments and current research in writing instruction. In addition, the course will provide opportunities for students to use this knowledge to clarify their own thoughts about writing instruction, and to consider the specific implications this knowledge might have upon their own instructional approaches.

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.

ED6664
Seminar on School Improvement


CRN: 95104
Instructor(s): Rodway, Joelle


Description
You will examine school improvement from two complementary perspectives: • theory and research on school improvement • school-based school improvement practices Key concepts to be studied include: educational change theory; school reform; action research, organizational learning, school improvement.

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.

ED6668
Current Issues in Second Language Education


CRN: 95106
Instructor(s): Li, Xuemei


Description
This course takes the form of a colloquium on current issues and research related to second language education. Specific topics will vary depending on student interests, current issues in the literature, and availability of guest speakers. Students are encouraged to relate the course readings to their own experience as language teachers and learners.

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.

ED6675
Current Issues in Rural Education


CRN: 95122
Instructor(s): Saqlain, Nadeem


Description
The purpose of this course is to provide a forum for critical and reflective inquiries into the claims, concerns, issues and questions that affect the provision of educational programs and opportunities for people living in the rural areas of Newfoundland and Labrador. The primary focus of the course will be small schools. Attention will also be paid to the issues and concerns of larger schools situated in rural contexts.

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.

ED6755
Nature and Assessment of Learning Disabilities


CRN: 95110
Instructor(s): Young, Gabrielle


Description
This course is designed to give the graduate student an understanding of learning disabilities in children and adolescents. We will outline the characteristics and assessments of students with learning disabilities from a broad perspective. Since learning disabilities quite often have a comorbidity with other disabilities or problems (i.e. ADHD) we will investigate the association with a variety of other syndromes and disorders.

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): Hoben, John


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

ED6802
Adult Learning and Development


CRN: 95112
Instructor(s): Curran, Vernon


Description
This course will examine selected aspects of the learning process and the characteristics of adult learners, will identify principles and conditions which affect adult learning and development, and will consider how the theories and ideas discussed can be applied to your practice in the field of post-secondary education.

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.

ED6808
Support Intrnl/Immig Students


CRN: 98805
Instructor(s): Knutson, Sonja

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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ED6811
Thr Fndns Adult/PS Tch/Lrn


CRN: 98791
Instructor(s): Badenhorst, Cecile

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.

ED6831
Organization and Administration of Student Services for the Adult Learner


CRN: 95114
Instructor(s): Arnold, Christine


Description
This course examines the foundations of student services in Canada and the United States; special characteristics of the adult learner; the needs of the adult learner; the variety of programs undertaken by the adult learner from Adult Basic Education to University level; the range of institutions offering these programs and the response by institutions to adult learners through the support services offered to them.

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: 96995
Instructor(s): Smith, Paul Douglas


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.


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

ED6890
Rsch & Dvlp Sem Post-Sec Std


CRN: 67966
Instructor(s): Azam, Saiqa ; Okshevsky, Walter ; Messacar, Derek ; Gardner, Morgan ; Kelly, Robert ; Seifert, Timothy

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 Intro


CRN: 71756
Instructor(s): Morrison, Connie

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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