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GSLL 6200

Introduction to Studies in Lifelong Learning0.5 unit
An introduction to the important conceptual frameworks and vocabularies of studies in lifelong learning. A consideration of diverse perspectives, essential concepts, key practices and central issues in studies in lifelong learning in order to understand and address the central learning challenges of our times. 

GSLL 6201

The Historical Legacy of Studies in Lifelong Learning0.5 unit
An introduction to the rich historical legacy of studies in lifelong learning. 

GSLL 6202

Contemporary Perspectives in the Study of Lifelong Learning0.5 unit
A consideration of key contemporary contributors to studies in lifelong learning. This course engages students in an in-depth examination of the theories and practices of select contemporary topics in the field.

GSLL 6206

Lifelong Learning Processes0.5 unit
An exploration of the distinguishing features of lifelong learning processes including an investigation of the ways lifelong learning in adulthood connects to processes of social and cultural reproduction and development. Explores the impact of broader physical, social and cultural contexts on lifelong learning processes.

GSLL 6207

Graduate Seminar in Lifelong Learning0.5 unit
An advanced exploration of theoretical and research issues related to studies in lifelong learning.

GSLL 6211

Lifelong Learning and Culture0.5 unit
A consideration of lifelong learning as a cultural practice. The course examines the nature of contemporary post-modern culture and its implications for lifelong learning. 

GSLL 6212

Methods for Fostering Lifelong Learning0.5 unit
An overview of effective processes for fostering lifelong learning. Students examines various perspectives on best practices in lifelong learning contexts while continuing to develop their skills with various teaching and learning methods. 

GSLL 6213

Diversity Issues in Lifelong Learning0.5 unit
A consideration of how and why human societies historically and currently socially construct differences in people’s characteristics (for example, race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, age, abilities and class) and how these social constructions influence lifelong learning. Students explore ways of developing non-discriminatory lifelong learning practices and social justice.

GSLL 6214

Community Education and Development0.5 unit
A consideration of the limitations and potentialities of lifelong learning in the community. Students will develop their capacities to enhance learning in the community by engaging in projects within the community itself. 

GSLL 6215

Continuing Professional Education0.5 unit
A consideration of a range of contemporary continuing professional education issues and innovations. In a series of practical exercises, students develop expertise as continuing professional education instructors and planners. Special attention is paid to the workshop as an important continuing professional education venue.

GSLL 6216

Creating the Educative Workplace0.5 unit
An overview of the contemporary reorganization of work and an investigation of the implications for lifelong learning in the workplace. 

GSLL 6217

Lifelong Learning in Post-Secondary Institutions0.5 unit
A consideration of lifelong learning in post-secondary institutions, with a focus on vocational colleges, community colleges, and universities. An examination of issues in post-secondary education such as the impact of new technologies, the purpose and mission of the post-secondary institution, staff development, and community participation. 

GSLL 6218

Lifelong Learning in International Contexts0.5 unit
A consideration of the major learning opportunities and challenges faced by theorists and practitioners in studies of lifelong learning in international contexts and an examination of selected exemplary lifelong learning projects in various regions of the world.

GSLL 6219

Lifespan Development0.5 unit
A consideration of human development as it transpires throughout the lifespan. This course examines the particular learning challenges that confront adults at different stages and transition points in the lifespan. Particular attention is paid to women’s developmental process.

GSLL 6220

Policy Issues in Lifelong Learning0.5 unit
An overview of the analytical frameworks for the study of policy as it impacts lifelong learning and an examination of selected policy issues (for example, training and retraining the Canadian labour force, literacy, higher education).

GSLL 6221

Designing Contexts for Lifelong Learning0.5 unit
A survey of several models (humanist, technical, critical) for designing contexts to support the lifelong learning of adults in a variety of settings. Particular attention is paid to the ways lifelong learning contexts are the outcome of complex and ongoing processes of negotiation.

GSLL 6222

Social Issues and Lifelong Learning0.5 unit
A consideration of the ways lifelong learning is inextricably bound up with the social issues any society faces at any point in time. An examination of selected social issues confronting Canadians such as unemployment and retraining, technology, eco-degradation, racism, etc., for their implications for lifelong learning and educational practice.

GSLL 6223

Feminists Perspectives in Lifelong Learning0.5 unit
This course explores a range of feminist theories and research in relation to lifelong learning.

GSLL 6256

Special Topics in Lifelong Learning0.5 unit

GSLL 6257

Special Topics in Lifelong Learning0.5 unit

GSLL 6258

Special Topics in Lifelong Learning1.0 unit
An opportunity to study in greater depth a topic in studies in lifelong learning that is treated more briefly in another graduate course or a related topic that is not covered in another graduate course.

GSLL 6290

Practicum in Studies in Lifelong Learning1.0 unit
An application for learning within an experiential context where students can develop skills and test theories. In consultation with the instructor, students develop and implement an appropriate practicum placement. Each practicum involves a complex learning environment requiring intensive engagement and interaction. Students commit approximately 150 hours to their practicum.


This web-based calendar information is applicable for the 2018-2019 academic year which runs from September 01, 2018 to August 31, 2019.

For the complete 2018-2019 Academic Calendars, please consult the PDF versions of the Undergraduate Academic Calendar and Graduate Academic Calendars.

 

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