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LAKEHEAD CALENDAR 2009-2010

Lakehead 2009-2010 Academic Courses Graduate Courses (Masters and PhD) Education PhD Graduate Courses
Education PhD Graduate Courses

Graduate Courses


Courses not offered this academic year (fall/winter terms) are indicated by the words "NOT OFFERED THIS YEAR" below the course description. Nevertheless, students should refer to the Timetable as a final check.

Education 6020      Doctoral Seminar 1
Credit Weight: 1.0
Description: The history and philosophical foundations of education are examined through the three fields of study. As well, students are introduced to qualitative methods of research in education, encompassing interview, phenomenological, ethnographic, constructivist, and case study approaches to data collection, analysis, and interpretation.
Notes: (Brock 7F20, Windsor 602)
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Education 6040      Doctoral Seminar 2
Credit Weight: 1.0
Description: In Core Seminar 2 students examine research, theories, and issues in the fields of study via a specific theme which is identified annually. For example, the theme might be bullying, or caring education, or gender issues. As well, students are introduced to quantitative methods of research in education, encompassing true experiments, quasi experiments, and correlational studies.
Notes: (Brock 7F40, Windsor 604)
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Education 6080 (9080)      Comprehensive Portfolio
Credit Weight: 1.5
Description:
Notes: (Brock 7O80, Windsor 680)
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Education 6211      Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
Credit Weight: 0.5
Description: Students are introduced to the origins and intellectual traditions of theories that influence how we organize education. Students develop an understanding of sociological paradigms that have influenced educational systems over time, and develop perspectives that enable them to think critically and creatively about contemporary and future issues in educational leadership, policy, and organizations.
Notes: (Brock 7P21, Windsor 621)
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Education 6311      Social/Cultural/Political Contexts of Education
Credit Weight: 0.5
Description: The course content centres around a critical examination of cultural, historical, and theoretical perspectives in education. Bodies of knowledge related to understanding the complexities of sociocultural influences in education are the main focus. Power relations at play and how they are negotiated in everyday practice are considered. Using the sociocultural framework developed in the course, students also investigate their specific areas of interest (for example, curriculum theory and practice).
Notes: (Brock 7P31, Windsor 631)
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Education 6411      Cognition and Learning
Credit Weight: 0.5
Description: Provides an analysis of epistemological theories through a critical examination of foundational and current research and a reflection on historical and philosophical orientations as they relate to contemporary issues in cognition and learning.
Notes: (Brock 7P41, Windsor 641)
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Education 6511      Directed Study
Credit Weight: 0.5
Description: Under the supervision of a faculty member with appropriate expertise, the candidate may complete a sustained program of study relating to a topic of current theoretical and/or empirical interest within the program field and leading to the production of a substantial research paper. Subject to the approval of the Joint Program Committee, directed studies are intended for students with special interests which cannot be satisfied by courses that are otherwise available.
Notes: (Brock 7P51, Windsor 651)
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Education 6719      Research Proposal Colloquium
Credit Weight: 0.5
Description: An examination of theory and research in relation to the intended dissertation topic. Students develop a topic idea in the form of a dissertation proposal, defining a research question and a theoretical base for intended study. Students examine research questions in relation to varied methodologies, so that a diverse examination of research frameworks takes place through WebCT based discourse.
Notes: (Brock 7P69, Windsor 669)
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Education 6901 (9900)      PhD Dissertation
Description:
Notes: (Brock 7Z90, Windsor 798)
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