Courses and Programs

Education for Spring 2019

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


Offered during Intersession
CRN: 81329
Instructor(s): Hancock, Stephanie Dawn


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 (ME,PE,PS)


Offered during Intersession
CRN: 90174
Instructor(s): Hancock, Stephanie Dawn


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)


Offered during Intersession
CRN: 87070
Instructor(s): Toope, Deborah Florence


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.

ED3210
Introduction to Counselling (AL,PE,PS)


Offered during Intersession
CRN: 92976
Instructor(s): Harris, Gregory


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

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.

ED3211
Introduction to Career Education (PE)


Offered during Intersession
CRN: 87801
Instructor(s): Campbell, Dwain Robert


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

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)


Offered during Intersession
CRN: 83470
Instructor(s): Collins, Kristin


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.


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.

ED3690
Collaborative Practice (SE)


Offered during Intersession
CRN: 91488
Instructor(s): Collins, Kristin


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.


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)


Offered during Intersession
CRN: 85983
Instructor(s): Collins, Kristin


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.

ED4901
Effective Teaching Strategies for Multi-grade/Multi-age Classrooms (PE)


Offered during Intersession
CRN: 91620
Instructor(s): Mulcahy, Dennis


Description
begins with a critical examination of traditional approaches to multi-grading. The main focus of the course will be to introduce teachers to the potential of adopting a multi-age approach in small schools which have of necessity grouped children of more than one age group and grade level together for instruction. This course will also examine the implications of implementing a philosophy of multi-age pedagogy in the primary, elementary and intermediate grades (K-9).

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


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 81275
Instructor(s): White, Gerald Joseph; McLeod, Heather


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


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 85556
Instructor(s): White, Gerald Joseph; McLeod, Heather


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


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 86903
Instructor(s): Li, Ling ; Furey, Douglas John


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


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 87284
Instructor(s): Li, Ling ; Furey, Douglas John


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


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 93404
Instructor(s): White, Gerald Joseph; Power, Keith B


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.

ED6106
Popular Culture and Literacy Education


Offered during Intersession
CRN: 88380
Instructor(s): TBA


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.

ED6106
Popular Culture and Literacy Education


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 93187
Instructor(s): Morrison, Connie


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

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.

ED6107
Arts Education: Creativity in the Classroom


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 87987
Instructor(s): McLeod, Heather


Description
The course focuses on creativity, learning theory and practices through the arts across the curriculum. Using a seminar format we take advantage of cultural artifacts, settings, and expertise in the region. Participants engage in a series of experiences designed to increase their understanding of the theoretical underpinnings of interdisciplinary teaching through the arts and aesthetic expression and to foster the creation of appropriate learning contexts for their students in all grades

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


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 91519
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.


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


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 90254
Instructor(s): Galway, Gerald J


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

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


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 83001
Instructor(s): Hurley, Noel P.


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

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


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 92700
Instructor(s): Elliott, Gershom Ross


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


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 91343
Instructor(s): Murray, Susan Elizabeth


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.

ED6205
Educational Policy: Theory and Practice


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 93027
Instructor(s): Furey, Douglas John


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


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 91937
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.

ED6420
Ethical Issues and Perspectives in Educational Practice and Policy


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 92411
Instructor(s): Okshevsky, Walter


Description
This course examines some of the major ways in which questions of ethical choice and moral judgement enter into the practices of educational administration, teaching, and the justification of educational policy. Selected readings and case studies will deal with such topics as educational aims, freedom, authority, compulsory education and equality. These materials will be used to illustrate both the distinctive character of ethical problems and the methods available for their resolution. Some major ethical theories will be examined as philosophical resources for answers to questions concerning the justification of courses of action and as classical formulations of the nature of moral value and the logic of moral reasoning.

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


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 83791
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


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 93189
Instructor(s): Seifert, Timothy


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

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


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


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 85568
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.

ED6620
Issues and Trends in Educational Technology


Offered during Summer Session
CRN: 91978
Instructor(s): Kennedy, Thomas Michael


Description
Using a consultative process this course surveys the historical and philosophical development, major trends, and issues that are associated with using educational technology to promote teaching and learning. The primary emphasis is on identifying and critically reviewing practices and developing strategies for better integration of educational technologies in the learning 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.

ED6647
Diagnosis and Remediation of Reading and Writing Difficulties


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 93162
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.

ED6664
Seminar in Teacher-Librarianship


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 91962
Instructor(s): Rodway, Joelle


Description
Examination of the current literature on the roles of the learning resource teacher/teacherlibrarian in leadership, advocacy, professional development, curriculum design and implementation, instructional technology, and resource centre administration. The primary objective is clarification of the role learning resource teachers/teacher-librarians must fulfill in modern schools

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


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

ED6670
Teaching and Learning Social Studies


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 93158
Instructor(s): Wakeham, Margaret


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

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


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

ED6673
Second Language Teaching, Learning and Curriculum


Offered during Summer Session
CRN: 89559
Instructor(s): Redmond, Leslie Megan


Description
This course presents an introduction to theoretical and methodological aspects of secondlanguage teaching, learning and curriculum. The readings, discussions and the course assignments are designed to help the course participant develop an understanding of the theoretical and historical foundations. Specific topics will include teaching approaches and methods, curriculum planning and design, alternative and authentic assessment and contentbased language 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.

ED6675
Current Issues in Rural Education


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 93322
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.


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.

ED6710
Issues in Development and Implementation of Special Education Policy and Practices


Offered during Summer Session
CRN: 91958
Instructor(s): Colbourne, Elsie


Description
This course is designed to engage students in critical inquiry and analysis of research and major issues relating to: (1) leadership and administration of special education; (2) the processes of policy development; (3) the design, implementation and evaluation of both generic and individualized practices and programs; and (4) legislative, ethical and social justice issues relating to special education. Students will be required to become familiar with major current issues and theories in special education policy and practices and be able to subject existing policy and practices to rigorous appraisal. While Canadian perspectives and content will be the major emphasis, landmark policy and legislative trends in other countries will be critically examined. Such a comparative analysis is intended to sensitize students to the forces shaping the development and delivery of special education services in other nations with which Canada has strong ties.

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.

ED6714
Principles and Practices in Exceptionality


Offered during Summer Session
CRN: 93164
Instructor(s): Maich, Kimberly Anne


Description
This course will encourage an in-depth study into the diverse and growing field of exceptionalities. While the course assumes focus on school-based programs and supports, it is framed within the larger context of evolving paradigms of disability studies and community rehabilitation. A critical analysis of this literature will foster exploration of the impact of special education’s practice and discourse

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


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 91929
Instructor(s): Smith, Paul Douglas


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.

ED6802
Adult Learning and Development


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 85577
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.


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.

ED6802
Adult Learning and Development


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 93400
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.


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


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 93156
Instructor(s): Kelly, Robert


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.

ED6805
Advanced Human Resource Communication


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 91339
Instructor(s): Murray, Susan Elizabeth


Description
This course is designed to analyse and apply communications methods, strategies, and research and to provide practical experiences pertinent to issues in human resource communication. Subject areas are examined from both theoretical and applied perspectives for individual and team-based 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.

ED6822
Foundations of Instructional Design in Post-Secondary Education


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 89976
Instructor(s): Kelly, Robert


Description
Instructional Design is an organized procedure for developing instructional materials or programs which include the steps of analysis (defining what is to be learned), designing (specifying how the learning should occur), developing (authoring or producing the material), implementing (using the materials for strategies in contexts), and evaluating (determining the adequacy of instruction).

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


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 91345
Instructor(s): Saqlain, Nadeem


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.

ED6940
Administration of Student Services in Post-Secondary Education


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 91931
Instructor(s): Brophy, Thomas


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

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


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

Contact

Centre for Innovation in Teaching and Learning

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000