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DEGREE THEMES

As a student at OISE, in addition to the focus of our many program areas, you have the ability to choose your electives based on course themes, both from within your home department, and from the courses of other departments.

As courses in Indigenous, Technological, and Urban education are available within the programs of OISE's four departments, you can theme your degree in the following ways.

Educational Technology

Below you'll find courses that intersect with Educational Technology available from programs within OISE's four Departments.

Applied Psychology and Human Development

Developmental Psychology and Education
APD1294H Technology, Psychology and Play

Curriculum, Teaching and Learning

Curriculum & Pedagogy
CTL1207H Teaching and Learning about Science: Issues and Strategies in Science, Technology, Society and Environment (STSE) Education
CTL1209H Current Issues in Science and Technology Education
CTL1215H Teaching and Learning about Science and Technology: Beyond Schools
CTL1217H Integrating Science, Mathematics and Technology Curricula
CTL1218H Culture and Cognition in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education
CTL1222H Environmental Studies in Science, Mathematics and Technology Education
CTL1223H Activist Science & Technology Education
CTL1602H Introduction to Computers in Education
CTL1603H Introduction to Knowledge Building
CTL1606H Computers in the Curriculum
CTL1608H Constructive Learning and Design of Online Environments
CTL1609H Educational Applications of Computer-Mediated Communication
CTL1615H Introduction to AI in Education
CTL1616H Blended Learning: Issues and Applications
CTL1617H Social Media & Education
CTL1620H Foundations of Online Teaching and Learning
CTL1621H Design and Development of Online Content, Media, and Artifacts
CTL1622H Data Gathering and Assessment in Online Courses
CTL1623H Immersive Technology in Education
CTL1624H Instructional Design: Beyond the Lecture
CTL1625H Digital Media and Practices for a Knowledge Society
CTL1923H Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing in Education
CTL1926H Knowledge Media and Learning
CTL5011H Holistic Approaches to Information Technology
CTL5036H Digital Media and Practices for a Knowledge Society
CTL5043H STEM Education in Practice
CTL5044H Global contexts of STEM Education

Leadership, Higher and Adult Education

Adult Education and Community Development
LHA1194H Cyber Literacy, Adult Education and Community Developmentange

Social Justice Education

Social Justice Education
SJE1447H Technology in Education: Philosophical Issues
SJE1993H Militarism and Sustainability: Concepts of Nature, State and Society

Equity, Diversity and Accessibility

Below you'll find courses that intersect with Equity, Diversity and Accessibility available from programs within OISE's four Departments.

Curriculum, Teaching and Learning

Curriculum & Pedagogy
CRE1001H Éducation, francophonies et diversité
CTL1011H Anti-Oppression Education in School Settings/L’éducation pour l’anti-oppression en milieu scolaire
CTL1024H Poststructuralism and Education
CTL1031H Language, Culture, and Identity: Using the Literary Text in Teacher Development
CTL1033H Multicultural Perspectives in Teacher Development: Reflective Practicum
CTL1037H Teacher Development: Comparative and Cross-Cultural Perspectives
CTL1048H Qualitative Methodology: Challenges and Innovations [RM]
CTL1049H Critical Practitioner Research in Education
CTL1062H Performed Ethnography and Research-Informed Theatre
CTL1063H Pedagogies of Solidarity
CTL1064H Applied Theatre and Performance in Sites of Learning
CTL1065H Gender, Sexuality and Schooling
CTL1099H Critical Approaches to Art-Based Research [RM]
CTL1214H Equity Issues in Science Education
CTL1218H Culture and Cognition in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education
CTL1219H Making Secondary Mathematics Meaningful
CTL1220H Sociocultural Theories of Learning
CTL1221H Experiencing Science Education as a Global Educational and Development Endeavour
CTL1304H Cultural Studies and Education
CTL1306H Qualitative Research Methods in Education: Concepts and Methods
CTL1307H Identity Construction and Education of Minorities/Identité collective et éducation minoritaire de langue française
CTL1312H Democratic Citizenship Education
CTL1313H Gender Equity in the Classroom
CTL1318H Teaching Conflict and Conflict Resolution
CTL1319H Religious Education: Comparative and International Perspectives
CTL1320H Introduction to Aboriginal Land-centered Education: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives
CTL1321H Aboriginal Civilization: Language, Culture and Identity
CTL1322H Literacies of Land: Narrative, Storying and Literature
CTL1330H Education and Peacebuilding in Conflict Zones: International Comparative Perspectives
CTL1331H Land-Centred Approaches to Research and Community Engagement
CTL1332H Introduction to Decolonization in Education
CTL1333H Settler Colonialism & Pedagogies of Oppression
CTL1402H Adaptive Instruction in Inclusive Classrooms
CTL1407H Rural Education and Social Reform in Canadian History, 1860-1960
CTL1424H Religion, Ideology, and Social Movement in the History of North American Education
CTL1426H The History of Gender and Education in Canada
CTL1428H Immigration and the Development of Canadian Education
CTL1429H Ethnicity and the Development of Canadian Education
CTL1430H Gendered Colonialisms, Imperialisms and Nationalisms in History
CTL1816H Minority Education and Inclusion: Policies in Practice
CTL1818H Arts in Education: Concepts, Contexts, and Frameworks
CTL1819H Multicultural Literature in the Schools: Critical Perspectives and Practices
CTL1822H Urban School Research: Youth, Pedagogy, and the Arts
CTL1861H Critical Ethnography
CTL5000H Disability Studies in Education: De-Constructing Difference and Disability in the Classroom
CTL5023H Learning Modalities and their implications on education
CTL5028H The Experiences of LGBTQ Families in School
CTL5048H Critical Literacy: Curriculum & Pedagogy
CTL5049H Structural and Colonial Violence: Educational Respons(abilities) and Complicities
CTL5050H Decolonial and Anti-Racist Approaches to Environmental Education
CTL5053H Architectures of Race, Whiteness, and Settlerhood in Education
CTL5054H Indigenous Literatures Post TRC Canada
CTL5055H Centering Blackness in Education Research: Concepts, Methodologies & Liberatory Orientations

Leadership, Higher and Adult Education

Higher Education
LHA5816H Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education

Social Justice Education

Social Justice Education
Master’s Level Courses:
SJE1921Y The Principles of Anti-Racism Education
SJE1975H Indigenous Settler Relations Issues for Teachers
SJE1926H Race, Space, and Citizenship: Research Methods
SJE1957H Disability Studies: An Introduction
SJE1982H Women, Diversity, and the Educational System
SJE1929H Theorizing Asian Canada
SJE2030H Disability Studies and the Human Imaginary
SJE2929H Disability Studies — Interpretive Method
SJE1978H Sexual Violence Prevention in Higher Education  
SJE1961H Spirituality and Schooling
SJE1900H Introduction à la sociologie de l’éducation
SJE1951H L’école, la participation parentale et la communauté

Doctoral Level Courses:
SJE1979H Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Empire in Socialist Economies and States
SJE1954H Marginality and the Politics of Resistance
SJE1974H Truth Commissions Reconciliation and Indian Residential Schools
SJE1932H Decolonization, Settler Colonialism, and Antiblackness
SJE2929H Disability Studies
SJE3916H Women in Leadership Positions: Intersectionalities and Leadership Practices; Sociological Implications in Education
SJE1905H Qualitative Approaches to Sociological Research in Education
SJE1919H Advanced Topics in Environmental Justice Education
SJE3911H Cultural Knowledges, Representation, and Colonial Education
SJE3905H Interdisciplinary Approaches to Research: Theory and Praxis
SJE6002H Philosophies of Affect and Emotion
SJE1440H An Introduction to Philosophy of Education
SJE1979H Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Empire in Socialist Economies and States

Indigenous Education

Below you'll find courses that address issues in Indigenous Education and indigeneity available from programs within OISE's four Departments.

Applied Psychology and Human Development

Counselling Psychology
APD1290H Indigenous Healing in Counselling and Psychoeducation

Curriculum, Teaching and Learning

Curriculum & Pedagogy
CTL1063H Pedagogies of Solidarity
CTL1110H The Holistic Curriculum
CTL1320H Introduction to Aboriginal Land-centered Education: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives
CTL1321H Aboriginal Civilization: Language, Culture and Identity
CTL1322H Literacies of Land: Narrative, Storying and Literature
CTL1331H Land-Centred Approaches to Research and Community Engagement
CTL1332H Introduction to Decolonization in Education
CTL1333H Settler Colonialism & Pedagogies of Oppression
CTL5038H Introduction to Decolonization and Education
CTL5039H Indigenous Maternal Pedagogies: Teaching for Reconciliation
CTL5049H Structural and Colonial Violence: Educational Response(abilities) and Complicities
CTL5050H Decolonial and Anti-Racist Approaches to Environmental Education
CTL5053H Architectures of Race, Whiteness and Settlerhood in Education
CTL5054H Indigenous Literatures Post TRC Canada
CTL5056H Weaving Together Mind, Body and Spirit: Envisioning Pathways to Trauma-informed Classrooms from Indigenous Perspectives

Leadership, Higher and Adult Education

Adult Education and Community Development
LHA1184H Indigenous Knowledge: Implications for Education
LHA3184H Indigenous Research Methodologies [RM]

Higher Education
LHA1854H Student Development Theory
LHA1856H Advanced Student Development Theory

Social Justice Education

Social Justice Education
SJE1961H Spirituality and Schooling
SJE1932H Decolonization, Settler Colonialism, and Antiblackness
SJE1975H Indigenous Settler Relations Issues for Teachers
SJE 1974H Truth Commissions Reconciliation and Indian Residential Schools

Program Evaluation

Below you'll find courses addressing topics in Program Evaluation available from programs within OISE's Departments.

Applied Psychology and Human Development

APD3202H A Foundation of Program Evaluation in Social Sciences [RM]


Curriculum, Teaching and Learning

Curriculum & Pedagogy
CTL1040H Fundamentals of Program Planning and Evaluation [RM]
CTL1046H Training Evaluation
CTL1047H Course-Self-Assessment
CTL1844H Seminar in Evaluation Problems [RM]
CTL5031H Assessing Training Impact

Leadership, Higher and Adult Education

Adult Education and Community Development
LHA1101H Program Planning in Adult Education

Educational Leadership and Policy
LHA1016H School Program Development and Implementation
EDP3045H Educational Policy and Program Evaluation

EDP3145H Advanced Issues in Educational Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation

Higher Education
LHA1828H Evaluation in Higher Education [RM]

Relevant research methods and statistics courses for program evaluation

APD3201H Qualitative Research Methods in Human Development and Applied Psychology [RM]

CTL1018H Introduction to Qualitative Inquiry in Curriculum, Teaching and Learning [RM]

CTL1048H Qualitative Methodology: Challenges and Innovations [RM]

LHA1105H Introduction to Qualitative Research (Part I & II) [RM]

JOI1287H Introduction to Applied Statistics [RM]

JOI1288H Intermediate Statistics and Research Design [RM}

Urban Education

Below you'll find courses that address topics in Urban Education available from programs within OISE's Departments.

Curriculum, Teaching and Learning

Curriculum & Pedagogy
CTL1100H Arts in Urban Schools
CTL1822H Urban School Research: Youth, Pedagogy, and the Arts

Leadership, Higher and Adult Education

Adult Education and Community Development
LHA1149H Precarity & Dispossession: Urban Poverty and Rebel Cities

Social Justice Education

Social Justice Education
SJE1972H Contemporary Ethical Issues in Schooling and Education
SJE1909H Environmental Sustainability and Social Justice 1
SJE1921Y The Principles of Anti-Racism Education
SJE1951H The School and the Community/L'école, la participation parentale et la communauté
SJE1993H Militarism and Sustainability: Concepts of Nature, State and Society

*The themes listed above are provided as an aid to course selection. These themes will not appear on a student's transcript.

We present them here to give applicants a refreshed perspective on the variety and commonality of course topics available at OISE. The above is not an exhausitive example of all courses or all possible shared themes.