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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Education
August 23, 2017
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Program Objectives

Updated April 15, 2011

Program Contact:  Graduate Program Assistant

The Faculty of Education at Wilfrid Laurier University fosters excellence in teacher education and scholarship through inquiry, reflection and collaborative and sustained partnerships in learning. The Master of Education Program at Wilfrid Laurier University is intended to provide students with both a theoretical and applied perspective on the role of research in education, with a broad understanding of how research contributes to educational practices and learning outcomes of students.

At the conclusion of the program, graduates will be able to do the following:

1.  Articulate an advanced and integrated conceptual understanding of the relationship between theory, practice, and reflection in education.

2. Engage in the analysis and dissemination of education-related research.

3. Apply an advanced understanding of learning and cognition theories such that diverse learning outcomes and educational needs for all students are addressed.

4.  Make connections among social, personal and community responsibilities and  intellectual life in ways that advance knowledge in the area of education.