Master of Education: Secondary Education Final Projects
Description: Course-based M.Ed. students in the Department of Secondary Education are required to complete a final inquiry project at the end of their Master's programs. M.Ed. projects are governed by three underlying principles: 1) the exploration of an inquiry question of academic and professional interest. 2) the creation of knowledge as a result of the inquiry. 3) the dissemination of knowledge to the appropriate audiences. Departmental contacts are the Graduate Coordinator and/or the Graduate Programs Administrator.
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Career Education: Pedagogical Approaches within the Context of Alberta
Contemplating a career is an important life decision that teens and adults think about during high school or post-secondary education. This personal decision is often difficult and can be based on a number of factors such as one’s interests, life experiences, skills, knowledge, aptitudes or...
Climate change is an important issue and educators have a responsibility to prepare students to face the challenges and future changes that climate change presents. Unfortunately, public uncertainty about the extent and causes of climate change and the interdisciplinary nature of the climate...
Creating Space for Contemplation: Infusing Mindfulness and Awareness Activities in English Language Arts Classes
Creating Space for Contemplation: Infusing Mindfulness and Awareness Activities in English Language Arts ClassesDownload
Influenced by broader societal trends, mindfulness training and movement meditation practices within disciplines such as yoga have gained rapidly growing acceptance in education. This project addresses initiatives to promote the cultivation of mindful awareness and compassion within public...
Recently, a new wave of gaming known as active gaming or exergaming has shown it can be an educationally functional and enjoyable method of learning within areas of the curriculum which highlight dance or other individual activities. This study aimed to better understand the impact dance and...
Dropping out of high school negatively affects individuals and society. In today’s technological world, a high school diploma is often seen as the minimum standard of education an individual is expected to achieve. Thus, governments and educators continue to struggle with developing new...
Given that English has achieved a dominant status as an international language, the Chinese government has been exerting much effort to improve the whole nation’s proficiency in English. However, it has been found that learners are still experiencing great difficulty in speaking English fluently,...
Environmental Outdoor Education and Exposure to Nature: The Positive Effects on Student Wellness and Academic Achievement
Environmental Outdoor Education and Exposure to Nature: The Positive Effects on Student Wellness and Academic AchievementDownload
The purpose of my final project is to evaluate the research literature that examines how Environmental Outdoor Education (EOE), and similar type activities, can improve student wellness and academic achievement through exposure to nature and the outdoors. This evaluation takes the form of an...
Exploration of Using MALL to Help English Learners in China Overcome Foreign Language Anxiety and Improve Their English Communicative Competence
Exploration of Using MALL to Help English Learners in China Overcome Foreign Language Anxiety and Improve Their English Communicative CompetenceDownload
Driven by globalization, a vast population in China is studying English. English training has become a multimillion-dollar industry not only for public schools and universities but also for private language training schools and individuals (Bolton, 2002). However, the traditional English teaching...
Factors affecting high school students' career choices and implications for teaching career education
Factors affecting high school students' career choices and implications for teaching career educationDownload
Do you know what you want to be when you grow up? Beyond recognition of an individual’s interests, skills and abilities, what can contribute to a better understanding of the career exploration process? Preparing for a career is a trend in Canadian society as Statistics Canada (2013) observed...
In 21st century classrooms, labs and technology play a crucial role in understanding biological structures, functions, and processes related to human anatomy and physiology. However, the lack of scientific and technological tools in many high schools in Saudi Arabia has an adverse impact on both...