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MEd - Developmental Psychology & Education

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MEd DPE Program Brochure (English)

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COURSE PLAN
 

Degree requirements consist of 10 half-courses or equivalent (5.0 FCE), which includes:

  • 2 required foundation courses (1.0 FCE)
     
  • 4 courses (2.0 FCE) Electives*
     
  • Remaining 4 courses (2.0 FCE) may be taken within or outside the department

 

*​All electives must be chosen from the list below under "Electives". Elective courses may differ each year.

 

This 1.5-year program is offered full-time or part-time. For full-time students, the length of the program is four sessions, typically Fall/Winter/Spring/Fall.
 

All requirements must be completed in 3 years for full-time students and 6 years for part-time students. 

 

COURSE LIST

First Year Required Foundation Courses

APD1200H     Foundations of Human Development and Education
APD2293H     Interpretation of Educational Research

 

Additional Requirement

Students who  have  not  taken  a  human  development  course  in  their  undergraduate program must take APD1201 (Child and Adolescent Development) as part of their 5.0 FCE (10 half-course) requirement.

Full course descriptions can be accessed through the Registrar’s Office.

Note: Because many of our MEd students are working professionals, these courses are often offered in the evenings during the academic year or during the summer. We try to offer each of these courses at least once a year.

DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVES
 

Below is a list of the departmental electives available for students in the DPE MEd program.

Please click on the course code course description. 

Course details and prerequisites can be found on the Registrar's Office Course Listings.
 

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE INSTRUCTOR
APD1207HS Counselling Topics in Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Diversity  
APD1217HS Foundations of Proactive Behavioural and Cognitive-Behavioural Intervention in Children  
APD1233HF Cognitive Development and Applications Michel Ferrari
APD1236HS Developmental Psychopathology Jennifer Jenkins
APD1249HS Social-Emotional Development and Applications Michal Perlman
APD1256HF Child Abuse: Intervention and Prevention Richard Volpe
APD1279HS Preventative Interventions for Children at Risk Richard Volpe
APD1285HF Psychology and Education of Children and Adolescents with Learning Disabilities Esther Geva
APD1285HS Psychology and Education of Children and Adolescents with Learning Disabilities Todd Cunningham
APD1286HF Foundations of Literacy Development for School Age Children Xi Becky Chen
APD1291HS Addictive Behaviors: Approaches to Assessment and Intervention Abby Goldstein
APD1297HS Mental Health in the Classroom: How Educators can Help Our Most Vulnerable Students Chloe Hamza / Anne-Claude Bedard
APD2252H Individual Reading and Research in Human Development and Applied Psychology - Master's Level  
APD2275H Technology for Adaptive Instruction and Special Education  
APD2280HF Introduction to Special Education and Adaptive Instruction Julia Ferrari
APD2280HS Introduction to Special Education and Adaptive Instruction Jody Chong
APD3228HS Mixed Methods Research Design in Social Sciences  Eunhee Jang
APD3252H Individual Reading and Research in Human Development and Applied Psychology - Doctoral Level  
APD3286HS Developmental Neuropsychology Anne-Claude Bedard
APD5009HS Special Topics in Applied Psychology and Human Development: Master's Level Executive Function Rhonda Martinussen
APD5011HF Special Topics in Applied Psychology and Human Development: Masters Level Adolescence Risk & Resilience Chloe Hamza
APD5012HF Special Topics in Applied Psychology and Human Development: Master's Level Mind Brain and Instruction Anne-Claude Bedard
APD5014HF Special Topics in Applied Psychology and Human Development: Master's Level Charles Chen
APD5017HF Special Topics in Applied Psychology and Human Development: Master's Level Technology, Play, and Social Media in Adolescence Makos Alexandra
APD6001HF Special Topics in Applied Psychology and Human Development: Doctoral Level Multivariate Statistical and Psychometric Applications in Education and Psychology Eunhee Jang
JHC1251HS Reading in a Second Language Esther Geva
JOI1287HF Introduction to Applied Statistics (RM) Mahshid Azimi-Bolourian
JOI1288HS Intermediate Statistics and Research Design (RM) Mahshid Azimi-Bolourian