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FACULTY OF EDUCATION

THE MASTER OF EDUCATION DEGREE (INTERNATIONAL COHORT)
[Available to international students.]


The objectives of all Master of Education programs are to provide candidates with opportunities to develop:
    a commitment to intellectual enquiry and scholarship as a basis for continuing professional growth;
    a knowledge of current theory and research relevant to the curriculum and administration of elementary and secondary schools; and
    an understanding of, and respect for, the principles of educational research.
In addition to these objectives, the Master of Education (International Cohort) will place an added emphasis on developing research through an internship and on understanding educational theory from a comparative viewpoint between Canadian education and that of their own country.

Admission Requirements

Preference will be given to candidates who exceed the minimum requirements as listed below. Applicants should have at least one year of successful professional experience in education. These requirements are already in line with the minimum requirements for students entering into the other Master of Education programs.
    Confirmation of successful completion of a Bachelor of Education (or equivalent) from an academic institution approved the University of Windsor. Applicants with a four year honours degree in related fields may be considered
    Evidence of having obtained a cumulative grade point average in the B range overall and at least a B standing in the last two years of your academic studies (when converted to Ontario standards)
    Demonstrated English proficiency by meeting or exceeding a 7.0 score in the IELTS test or a TOEFL score of 100 (ibt)
    Three letters of reference (should address the applicant’s ability to engage in academic work and scholarly study)
    A successful interview with a representative from the University of Windsor
    A personal statement discussing why you wish to do graduate studies in the area of educational studies and how it fits into your plan for entry into the workforce as a working professional and / or scholar
    The Centre for English Language Development (CELD) offers an English Language Improvement Program that will be made available to students who are academically qualified but must demonstrate higher English language proficiency prior to the start of their academic program. English language training is at an additional. Students who demonstrate sufficient language proficiency but experience difficulties with language will be referred to CELD which offers additional student support programs in English Pronunciation and English Writing Development. Enrolment is limited

    Master of Education (MEd)

    Degree Requirements

    Candidates will pursue studies in one of three areas of concentration:
    (a) Curriculum Studies;
    (b) Educational Administration.
    (c) Second Language Acquisition, Culture and Society

    Curriculum Studies Concentration

    Total course: 10 courses and Academic Preparatory Program

    Semester 1
    EDUC-8150 Comparative and International Education
    EDUC-8510 Information and Communication Technologies
    EDUC-8240 Curriculum Theory and Development

    Semester 2
    EDUC-8270 Research in Education
    EDUC-8650 Sociological Aspects of Education
    EDUC-8300 Qualitative Methods in Educational Research

    Semester 3
    EDUC-8350 Organizational Behavior in Education Institutions
    EDUC-8360 Introduction to Educational Policy Analysis
    EDUC-8560 Approaches to Literacy Development

    Semester 4
    EDUC-8930 Educational Research Internship

    Educational Administration Concentration

    Total course: 10 courses and Academic Preparatory Program

    Semester 1
    EDUC-8150 Comparative and International Education
    EDUC-8510 Information and Communication Technologies
    EDUC-8290 Theories of Educational Administration

    Semester 2
    EDUC-8270 Research in Education
    EDUC-8650 Sociological Aspects of Education
    EDUC-8100 Statistics in Education

    Semester 3
    EDUC-8350 Organizational Behavior in Education Institutions
    EDUC-8360 Introduction to Educational Policy Analysis
    EDUC-8560 Approaches to Literacy Development

    Semester 4
    EDUC-8930 Educational Research Internship

    Second Language Acquisition, Culture and Society

    Total course: 10 courses and Academic Preparatory Program

    Degree Requirements:
    EDUC-8390 Theories and Approaches in Language Acquisition and Instruction
    EDUC-8270 Research in Education
    Either EDUC-8100 (Statistics in Education) or EDUC-8300 (Qualitative Methods in Educational Research)
    EDUC-8930 Internship

    Two of the the following:
    EDUC-8400 Language, Culture and Society;
    EDUC-8420 Language Systems Analysis;
    EDUC-8430 Special Education and Language Acquisition;
    EDUC-8910 (Section 32) Special Topics: Language Assessment
      Four of the following*:
      EDUC-8150 Comparative and International Education
      EDUC-8240 Fundamentals of Curriculum Theories and Development
      EDUC-8330 Survey Design and Research
      EDUC-8340 Individual Reading
      EDUC-8400 Language, Culture and Society
      EDUC-8420 Language System Analysis
      EDUC-8500 Issues in Education
      EDUC-8510 Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for Teaching and Learning
      EDUC-8560 Approaches to Literacy Development
      EDUC-8570 The English Language Arts
      EDUC-8650 Sociological Aspects of Education
      EDUC-8910 Special Topics in Education

      *It is important to note that with regard to these four courses, SLACS candidates are encouraged to take, as available, the two remaining courses not taken as compulsory courses as part of the list specified for this concentration.

      Suggested Sequencing for 2016-2017

      Total course: 10 courses and Academic Preparatory Program

      Semester 1
      EDUC-8390 Theories and Approaches in Language Acquisition and Instruction
      EDUC-8150 Comparative and International Education
      EDUC-8510 Information and Communication Technologies for Teaching

      Semester 2
      EDUC-8270 Research in Education
      EDUC-8650 Sociological Aspects of Education
      EDUC-8100 or EDUC-8300 Statistics in Education or Qualitative Methods

      Semester 3
      EDUC-8430 Special Education and Language Acquisition
      EDUC-8910 (Section 32) Special Topics: Language Assessment
      EDUC-8560 Approaches to Literacy Development

      Semester 4
      EDUC-8930 Internship


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