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Course Offerings


Core courses are required for all M.Ed. and M.A. students.1

Core Courses Credits
CUST 562 Curriculum Issues and Theories 3
EDUC 500 Research Methodology in Education Part 1 3
EDUC 521 Readings and Discourse in Education 3

1EDUC 500 not required for M.Ed. with coursework only.

To be recommended for the M.Ed./M.A. degrees, students must complete 15 credits (M.A.), 18 credits (M.Ed. with capstone), or 24 credits (M.Ed. coursework only) from the Okanagan School of Education’s course offerings (3 credits can be taken from a Faculty/Department other than the Okanagan School of Education with approval from the Director of Graduate Programs (see below). Course selection is done in consultation with a student’s supervisor.

EDUC 501 Research Methodology in Education Part II 3
EDUC 517 Contemporary Issues in Education 3/6d
EDUC 523 Assessment for Learning 3
EDUC 524 Language Teaching and Learning 3
EDUC 526 Education and Diversity 3
EDUC 527 Global Education, Citizenship, and Cross-Cultural Conceptions of Teaching and Learning 3
EDUC 528 Theory and Practice in Inclusive Education 3
EDUC 529 Building Communities: Education Beyond the Classroom 3
EDUC 530 Educating for Humanity: Citizenship through Service Learning 3
EDUC 534 Coyote Stories: Pedagogy and Praxis 3
EDUC 560 Directed Studies in Education 3
EDUC 562 Special Topics in Education 3
EADM 554 Policy and Education 3
EADM 555 Educational Finance 3
EADM 556 Conceptualizing Leadership 3
EADM 557 Leadership for Inclusion and Social Justice 3
EADM 558 Leadership for Sustainability 3
EADM 582 Leadership for Change: Systems, Innovation, and Reform 3
ETEC 511 Conceptualizing Educational Technology 3
ETEC 550 Designing Instruction 3
ETEC 553 Leading and Managing Educational Technology Innovation 3
ETEC 556 Educational Technology and Converging Media 3
ETEC 557 Instructional Strategies for Digital Learning 3
ETEC 559 Creating ICT-Enhanced Learning Environments 3
CUST 563 Conceptualizing Curriculum Studies: Theory and Research 3
CUST 564 Curriculum for Sustainability 3
CUST 565 Curriculum Studies in Diverse Settings 3
EDST 588 Environmental Philosophy and Environment Education 3
EDST 592 Conceptions of Teaching and Learning 3/6d

Note: A maximum of 6 credits for M.Ed. and 3 credits for M.A. can be taken at the 400-level with approval from the Director of Graduate Programs in the Okanagan School of Education.


Students prepare only one depending on degree route (see Program Requirements).

Project / Thesis Credits
EDUC 598 M.Ed. Senior Seminar with Project 3
EDUC 599 M.A. Senior Seminar with Thesis 6


Core courses are required for all Ed.D. students.

Core Courses Credits
EDUC 600 Research Seminar I: Project Fundamentals 3
EDUC 601 Research Seminar II: Project Design 3
EDLL 602 Setting Conditions for Transformative Leadership 3
EDLL 606 Culturally Responsive Leadership in a Diverse Society 3
EDLL 608 Ethics, Governance and Reform in Contemporary Contexts 3
Additional Course Offerings  
EDLL 662 Special Topics 3
EDUC 698 Dissertation Seminar 6
EDLL 699 Practice-Based Dissertation 0

To be recommended for the Ed.D. degree students must complete 24 credits.

Note: not all courses are offered every year. Students should contact the Okanagan School of Education for current graduate courses.

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