Trends in Canadian faculties of education: An overview of graduate programs, curricular offerings, exit requirements, and modes of delivery

Jason Brent Ellis, Jonathan G. Bayley, Carla Abreu Ellis
2008 Brock Education: a Journal of Educational Research and Practice  
Introduction This research investigated universities registered with the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) whose primary instructional language was English. A content analysis was performed on university web pages related to the following content: (a) frequency of graduate programs being offered, (b) types of degrees being offered, (c) frequency and variation of program of study offerings, (d) variation of exit requirements, and (e) modalities of course delivery. This
more » ... e delivery. This research provides an overview and analysis of graduate level programs, more precisely Masters and Doctorate degrees, offered through faculties of education in Canada. An understanding of the findings of this research may benefit Canadian university administrative bodies in providing a source in which they may compare findings with their current offerings and programming. Prospective students of graduate programs in education may also benefit from the information provided in this study when choosing a program of study by ameliorating their knowledge of current programs, curriculum offerings, and modes of course delivery being offered by faculties of education in Canada.
doi:10.26522/brocked.v18i1.114 fatcat:v3neb4crxre3jbzalwtqdoy2sm