2017-2018 Academic Year
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GEDU 6100
Quantitative Research Methods

0.5 unit
An examination of the process of research using various experimental and quasi-experimental designs, and survey research, including planning, data collection, analyses and report writing. Students will have an opportunity to plan research in an area of interest. Consideration is given to the techniques of thesis or project writing and comprehension of research reports.

GEDU 6107
Qualitative Research Methods

0.5 unit
Prerequisite: permission of the instructor
This seminar course will explore various qualitative research techniques and the underlying theoretical assumptions which inform qualitative research. The course will also involve evaluation of sample qualitative studies in education and field testing of particular techniques.

GEDU 6130
MAEd Thesis

1.0 unit
Required for completion of all MAEd degrees. Registration involves working with individual faculty members on the conceptualization, production, and defence of the thesis. Graded Pass/Fail/NCR.

GEDU 6140
Graduate Project Seminar

0.5 unit
The project entails a sustained exploration of theory, research and practice. Students will be expected to reflect upon their learning throughout the degree to link theoretical and research ideas to existing practical contexts. Each project will be designed by the individual student in consultation with the instructor. Normally the project course will be completed toward the end of the degree.

GEDU 6150
Independent Study in Research Methods

0.5 unit
An individual reading course designed to allow students to explore a particular research methodology in greater depth. The graduate student must make arrangements with a faculty member in advance of registration.

GEDU 6154
Summer Institute

0.5 unit

GEDU 6155
Summer Institute

0.5 unit

GEDU 6156
Summer Institute

1.0 unit
The summer institute offers a forum in which educators exchange ideas, learn by doing, and create new understandings of themselves as teachers and learners through workshops, discussions, and independent study.

GEDU 6160
Directed Study

0.5 unit

GEDU 6161
Directed Study

0.5 unit

GEDU 6162
Directed Study

1.0 unit
These courses are normally opportunities for a student to explore, in greater depth, a topic that is covered in another course or topic that is not covered in an existing course. Directed Study courses are normally offered at the 4000, 5000, 6000, or 9000 level. A maximum of 2.0 units of Directed Studies courses can be counted towards a credential.

GEDU 6170
Seminar: Focus on Research Literacy

0.5 unit
Prerequisite: permission of the instructor
This course is designed to make students aware of and understand the various assumptions underlying research paradigms in education. Different research perspectives will be explored and their characteristic mode of reporting examined.


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