Courses and Programs

Education for Fall 2017

ED2700
Academic Literacies in Adult and Post-Secondary Learning Contexts (AL, PS)


CRN: 61477
Instructor(s): Badenhorst, Cecile


Description
Examines the literacies, discourses and epistemologies of post-secondary learning contexts. Academic areas are ways of knowing which are generated and defended through language, practices and texts. This course explores ways of making explicit these often implicit activities. It provides opportunities to understand different forms of knowledge, what counts as evidence, and how ‘texts’ are developed, written, read and performed.

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.

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


CRN: 67023
Instructor(s): Fushell, Marian


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.


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.

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


CRN: 66406
Instructor(s): Fushell, Marian


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.


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.

ED2740
Ethics and Professionalism in Adult and Post-Secondary Education (AL,PS)


CRN: 64620
Instructor(s): Hoben, John


Description
Will explore the ethical dimensions of adult and post-secondary education in Canadian higher education. Students will consider the meaning of ethical professional practice within the post-secondary environment. A particular emphasis will be placed upon the application of ethical theories to real world learning contexts within adult and 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.


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.

ED2800
Introduction to Adult Education (AL,PS)


CRN: 62786
Instructor(s): Curran, Vernon


Description
Is a review of the history of the Adult Education movement. The rationale for the investment of public or private resources in the education or training of adults. An examination of current educational philosophies related to Adult 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.

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


CRN: 67068
Instructor(s): Schulz, Henry ; White, Gerald Joseph


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.


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.

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


CRN: 48191
Instructor(s): Schulz, Henry ; White, Gerald Joseph


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.


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.

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


CRN: 52365
Instructor(s): Fushell, Marian


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

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.

ED3050
The Teaching of French as a Second Language in the Primary and Elementary Grades (PE,ME)


CRN: 59532
Instructor(s): Redmond, Leslie Megan


Description
Is an introduction to the general principles of second-language teaching, to the curriculum materials currently prescribed for use in the schools, and to a consideration of teaching strategies and evaluation techniques associated with these materials. OR: For students completing the Bachelor of Education (Primary/Elementary) as a Second Degree, French Immersion Option this course will be taught in French PR: French 2101

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.

ED3280
Educational Assessment (AL,PS)


CRN: 64624
Instructor(s): Fushell, Marian


Description
Is a study of the broad spectrum of educational assessment focussing specifically on the development of objectives, the construction and use of formal teacher-made tests, the use of informal assessment techniques, the interpretation and application of assessment data, continuous evaluation, criterion-referenced measurement, and emerging trends in assessment. CR: The former ED 4912

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.

ED3484
Computers and Learning Resources for Primary/Elementary Teachers (PE)


CRN: 63418
Instructor(s): Goldsworthy, John Robert


Description
Focuses on the integration of computer software and other learning resources into primary/elementary school teaching. Laboratory components will be scheduled so that students may learn how to use and implement communications, applications and curricular software. CR: The former ED 3480, ED 3801, the former ED 4480, the former ED 4905

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.

ED3484
Computers and Learning Resources for Primary/Elementary Teachers (PE)


CRN: 66430
Instructor(s): Toope, Deborah Florence


Description
Focuses on the integration of computer software and other learning resources into primary/elementary school teaching. Laboratory components will be scheduled so that students may learn how to use and implement communications, applications and curricular software. CR: The former ED 3480, ED 3801, the former ED 4480, the former ED 4905

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.

ED3610
Nature and Characteristics of Intellectual Disabilities (SE)


CRN: 50172
Instructor(s): Furey, Edith


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

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.

ED3610
Nature and Characteristics of Intellectual Disabilities (SE)


CRN: 50622
Instructor(s): Furey, Edith


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

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.

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


CRN: 48888
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

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.

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


CRN: 54845
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

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.

ED3650
Practicum in Special Education (SE)


CRN: 64622
Instructor(s): Collins, Kristin


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

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.

ED3730
Curriculum and Instructional Development in Post-Secondary Education (AL,PS)


CRN: 64626
Instructor(s): Kelly, Robert


Description
Examines the social, cultural, philosophical, and economic forces influencing changes in Post-Secondary curriculum and instructional methods. Study of current Post-Secondary Education curriculum designs, problems and trends; methods of gathering curriculum information; procedures for revising and evaluating a curriculum. PR: ED 2710 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.


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.

ED3801
Educational Media (AL,PS)


CRN: 44851
Instructor(s): Moghaddam, Alireza


Description
Introduces audio visual communications with emphasis on equipment operation and basic local production of instructional materials; and the application of computers to education. CR: The former ED 3480, ED 3484, the former ED 4480, the former ED 4905

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.

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


CRN: 53698
Instructor(s): Colbourne, Elsie


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

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.

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


CRN: 63133
Instructor(s): Colbourne, Elsie


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

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.

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


CRN: 63410
Instructor(s): Penney, Tracy Flora May


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

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.

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


CRN: 66697
Instructor(s): Penney, Tracy Flora May


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

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.

ED4260
Engaging the Adolescent Learner (IS,ISI,ME)


CRN: 64629
Instructor(s): Harris, Gregory


Description
Considers the unique learning contexts and characteristics of learners through the span of adolescence, from early adolescence to young adulthood. It focuses on the intersection of psychological aspects of adolescence with biological, social and cultural, as well as cognitive and affective aspects in order to understand, to engage, and to effectively teach the adolescent learner. The implications of these unique periods for creating effective teaching and learning environments in both intermediate and secondary classrooms will be considered.

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.

ED4505
Transition Planning for Adolescents with Intellectual Disabilities (SE)


CRN: 59696
Instructor(s): Furey, Edith


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

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: 45013
Instructor(s): Seifert, Timothy ; Galway, Kiera Mary


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: 55353
Instructor(s): Seifert, Timothy ; Galway, Kiera Mary


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: 60014
Instructor(s): White, Gerald Joseph; Galway, Kiera Mary


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: 60016
Instructor(s): White, Gerald Joseph; Galway, Kiera Mary


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: 61888
Instructor(s): Morrison, Connie


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.


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.

ED6106
Popular Culture and Literacy Education


CRN: 61890
Instructor(s): Galway, Kiera Mary


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.

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: 47047
Instructor(s): Kelly, Darron Ian


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.


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: 67258
Instructor(s): Furey, Douglas John


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.


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.

ED6205
Educational Policy: Theory and Practice


CRN: 53992
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.


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: 65135
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.

ED6300
Teaching and Learning


CRN: 67198
Instructor(s): Doyle, Clar P


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.

ED6321
Supervisory Processes in Education


CRN: 67092
Instructor(s): Hurley, Noel P.


Description
This course examines alternative approaches to the processes of educational supervision. It’s aim is to provide students with an understanding of the foundations of past and current patterns in educational supervision, and to identify the multiple skills, techniques, and tasks associated with current supervisory practices in schools and school systems.

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.

ED6426
Computer Applications in Educational Administration


CRN: 52778
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.

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: 55362
Instructor(s): Frizzell, Lynn Marie


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: 47809
Instructor(s): Mulcahy, Dennis


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.

ED6602
Curriculum Studies


CRN: 67200
Instructor(s): Doyle, Clar P


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: 65133
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.


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 Computing


CRN: 67091
Instructor(s): Gill, David


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.

ED6630
Critical Issues in Mathematics Education


CRN: 67082
Instructor(s): Anderson, Jennifer


Description
The course will be discussion oriented with invitations to take leadership roles with questions, suggestions, and organization for discussion. The intent of the course is to serve as an opening for serious discussion of mathematics. What is mathematics? Why do we teach mathematics? Why is mathematics so heavily valued in our education system? Problem solving, technology, basic skills, process, ...how do we address these multiple expectations for what mathematics is to represent? What does good math teaching look like? What does it mean to understand mathematics?

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: 63890
Instructor(s): Doyle, Antoinette


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.

ED6647
Diagnosis and Remediation of Reading and Writing Difficulties


CRN: 53959
Instructor(s): Glassman, Marc S


Description
This course is designed to provide specific knowledge in the assessment of the reading and writing disabilities of school age children. An emphasis will be placed on the various causal factors which might inhibit a child’s developmental processes of learning to read and write effectively, and how these factors might be assessed and remediated.

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.

ED6653
Contemporary Issues in Science Education I


CRN: 67084
Instructor(s): Azam, Saiqa


Description
The purpose of this course is to focus upon contemporary empirical research in the science education literature to help students: (a) articulate and acquire an understanding of criteria for the critical appraisal of this body or research; and (b) to apply these criteria in the appraisal of published science education research on major topics of current interest in science 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.

ED6675
Current Issues in Rural Education


CRN: 47812
Instructor(s): Mulcahy, Dennis


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.


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.

ED6700
Ethical and Legal Issues in Counselling


CRN: 53172
Instructor(s): Harris, Gregory


Description
This course will examine the ethical and legal responsibilities of school counsellors and school psychologists. It will analyse professional codes of ethics and examine some core ethical principles on which they are based. This will be done through a case study and ethical problem solving approach. Because of the nature of this approach class attendance is necessary.

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.

ED6719
Cultural Issues in Counselling


CRN: 67089
Instructor(s): Campbell, Dwain Robert


Description
This course will examine the cultural sources of diversity in thinking, emotion, motivation, self, personality, morality, development, and psychopathology. The course explores how culture and historical-political-social factors influence the personality and psychological development of all people. Emphasis is placed on how this knowledge and awareness can influence problem assessment/conceptualization, treatment, and counselling outcomes.

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: 47814
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.


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.

ED6803
Research in Post-Secondary Education


CRN: 49101
Instructor(s): Gallant, Genevieve M.


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.


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.

ED6803
Research in Post-Secondary Education


CRN: 67202
Instructor(s): Gallant, Genevieve M.


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.


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.

ED6804
Leadership and Human Resource Development in Post-Secondary Education


CRN: 67086
Instructor(s): Gallant, Genevieve M.


Description
This course will concentrate on the development of theoretical framework through which a wide range of current human resource and leadership issues can be examined. Illustrative examples will be drawn from a wide range of educational settings within the private and public postsecondary system and within formal and informal settings.

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.

ED6823
Principles of Programme Design and Development


CRN: 67087
Instructor(s): Gallant, Genevieve M.


Description
The purpose of this course is to examine the various elements of conceptual models of programme design and instructional development and how they apply in a wide variety of settings including post-secondary education and training, business and industry, and the public school system. The overall intent is to introduce students to the basic principles of programme design from both a theoretical and practical perspective, and to provide them with an opportunity to explore these principles within the context of their own work setting.

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: 46980
Instructor(s): Coles, Linda


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.

ED6927
Digital-Game Based Learning


CRN: 65094
Instructor(s): Gill, David

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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