Undergraduate-level courses

EPSE 411
Inquiry Project and Community Learning Field Experience

Post-interns will develop an independent or interdependent inquiry project connected with their on-campus and field study experiences. Post-interns will be facilitated in developing understanding approaches to inquiring appropriate to questions they wish to address and will be encouraged to organize an inter-professional community-learning field experience through which they will develop positive attitudes toward community partnerships in education and develop skills related to community engagement and community-based learning.

EPSE 448
Assessing Learning in Classroom

Provides training in the skills involved in assessing student achievement. Students will learn how to construct various measuring devices such as paper and pencil tests, performance tests, assignments, portfolios, and observation schedules. Students will also learn how to summarize, interpret and report assessment results.

EPSE 302
Situated Learners Contexts of Learning and Development

Teacher candidates will investigate the contexts of understanding knowledge and learning, learner diversity and development. This will include child and adolescent development, assessment, exceptionalities, and language use in learning. It will also include a focus on related implications for pedagogical decision-making, with attention to adapting and modifying curriculum to accommodate diverse learners’ cognitive, emotional, physical, and age-specific growth. This course addresses three of the six semester hours required by the Saskatchewan Professional Teachers Regulatory Board (SPTRB) content for teacher certification. 

Graduate-level courses

ERES 841
Advanced Statistical Research Methods

Selected experimental and quasi-experimental designs relevant for research in education and behavioral sciences. Multiple and step-wise regression. Introduction to selected multivariate techniques. The use of the various techniques in actual and simulated data in education and behavioral sciences will be an essential component.

ERES 800
Research Methods Introductory

Introduction to research methods, with special reference to research in Education. The basic principles of research, both quantitative and qualitative, are discussed. Skills necessary for the production of research proposals are developed, e.g. techniques for surveying the research literature, and the collection and analysis of data.

EPSE 843
Theory of Educational and Psychological Measurement

A theoretical examination of the basic problems of psychological measurement, together with the statistical procedures relevant to the understanding and evaluation of tests. Both classical test theories and item response theory models are examined.