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Course Based M.Ed. Stream

Course-Based Stream students are required to complete successfully the equivalent of a minimum of 10 term courses.

Three areas of concentration: Curriculum Studies, Educational Administration & Second Language Acquisition in Culture and Society (SLACS)

Specific requirements include:

  • EDUC-8270 (Research in Education) and EDUC-8795 (Final Project Seminar)
  • EDUC-8100 (Statistics in Education) or EDUC-8300 (Qualitative Methods in Educational Research)
  • Candidates in Curriculum Studies are required to complete Fundamentals of Curriculum Theory (EDUC-8240) and 6 additional courses, at least 4 of which must be selected from Curriculum Studies
  • Candidates in Educational Administration are required to complete Theory of Educational Administration (EDUC-8290) and 6 additional courses, at least 4 of which must be selected from Educational Administration
  • Candidates in Second Language Acquisition in Culture and Society (SLACS) are required to complete Theories and Approaches in Language Acquisition and Instruction (EDUC-8390) and 6 additional courses, at least 2 of which must be selected from SLACS

Full Time students must maintain continuous registration through all terms in the M.Ed. program and complete the degree within 3 years of their first registration.

Part Time students are permitted to miss registering for 1 term, but may not miss registering for two consecutive terms, without re-applying to the program and must complete the degree within 5 years of their first registration. Part-time students may not carry more than 1 course in any term.

Candidates with previous courses in research methods or statistics may make a request the Graduate Committee of the Faculty for permission to substitute other courses for either one or both of EDUC-8270 and EDUC-8100.

Transfer Credit: While the student is registered in the M.Ed. program, credit for up to two graduate term courses normally may be applied towards the degree from another Faculty at the University of Windsor or transferred from another accredited institution. Candidates must receive the approval of the Dean of Graduate Studies and Research or designate before taking such courses. Credit will be granted only for courses completed with at least a B standing.