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1 You learn something new everyday Information Session Cape Breton April 2014 Graduate Studies in Lifelong Learning Mount Saint Vincent University

2 the promotion of academic excellence; the advancement of knowledge through teaching, research and scholarly activity; the preservation of cultural heritage; the goals of social responsibility, ethical concern, and service to the community; and the education of women.

3 Mount Saint Vincent University Program Partner NSCC Marconi Campus, Sydney, Cape Breton

4 Mount Saint Vincent University Graduate Studies in Lifelong Learning MEd and MAEd degrees On-site delivery Flexible and student focused Problem-based, participatory, social justice orientation

5 Mount Saint Vincent University MEd in Studies in Lifelong Learning Five Credit Degree Mix of Full Credit and Half Credit Courses –Intro to Lifelong Learning (.5) –Lifelong Learning Processes (.5) –Graduate Seminar (.5) –Practicum (1.0) –Project (.5) –2 Credits GSLL Electives

6 Mount Saint Vincent University MAEd in Studies in Lifelong Learning Five Credit Degree Mix of Full Credit and Half Credit Courses –Intro to Lifelong Learning (.5) –Lifelong Learning Processes (.5) –Research Methods (.5) –Practicum (1.0) –1.5 GSLL Electives –Thesis (1.0)

7 Mount Saint Vincent University “People interested in and committed to understanding and fostering lifelong learning processes in a wide range of life contexts” Our Students Post-secondary educational institutions Teachers, administrators, counselors, curriculum designers, infrastructural support workers Workplace Trainers, HR developers, program planners, managers, organization developers Community Literacy workers, community developers, popular educators, immigrant settlement workers, environmental educators, activists Profession Medical practitioners, health educators, legal educators, continuing professional educators, military personnel Post-secondary educational institutions Teachers, administrators, counselors, curriculum designers, infrastructural support workers Workplace Trainers, HR developers, program planners, managers, organization developers Community Literacy workers, community developers, popular educators, immigrant settlement workers, environmental educators, activists Profession Medical practitioners, health educators, legal educators, continuing professional educators, military personnel

8 Mount Saint Vincent University Tentative Timetable Cohort Program Sept 2014 Intro to Studies in Lifelong Learning Jan 2015 Lifelong Learning Processes April 2015 Policy Issues in Lifelong Learning July 2015 Elective TBA or Summer Institute Sept 2015 Practicum Jan 2016 Historical Perspectives in Lifelong Learning Jan 2016 Practicum cont’d April 2016 Graduate Seminar in Lifelong Learning July 2016 Elective TBA or Summer Institute Sept 2016 Project Jan 2017 Program Complete

9 Mount Saint Vincent University Full-Time Faculty Dr. Donovan Plumb Lifelong learning processes Emergent learning structures Learning in space and time Learning cities Dr. Susie Brigham International/intercultural education Critical feminist pedagogy Female migrant labour School to work transitions Dr. Patricia Gouthro Critical Feminism Fiction Writing Citizenship Life history Qualitative Research Dr. Jim Sharpe Adult education Community involvement Continuing Professional Educational

10 Mount Saint Vincent University Part-Time Faculty Jean Flynn –Introduction to LL, Social Issues in LL, Lifelong Learning Process, Program Design Paula Romanow –Community Education, Graduate Project, Scott MacPhail - Practicum Erin Careless - Community Education, Methods for Fostering Lifelong Learning

11 Mount Saint Vincent University Program Delivery Workshops: Friday evenings & Saturday days Three weekends per term/course Taught at NSCC Marconi Campus, Sydney Seminar format Theory, practice and experience based learning

12 Mount Saint Vincent University MSVU Faculty of Education Dean of Education Director of Graduate Education GSLL Program Head Graduate Secretary, Faith Roach Student Support Student Faculty Advisors Assistance in academic advising pertaining to your program of study

13 Mount Saint Vincent University Registration Tuition TUITION Students are expected to pay to tuition on a course by course basis. Other financial arrangements can be made, HOWEVER students cannot register for courses if they owe money. Tuition*: Approximately $1,100/half unit (0.5 unit) Note: 2 nd Year Fall and Winter terms have 1 unit of study per term. *Tuition: is tentative and subject to change. REGISTRATION Students register for courses on a term by term basis. To be eligible to register students must not be owing tuition on previous courses.

14 Mount Saint Vincent University Admission Requirements -Graduate Application Form -Letter of Intent -Resume/CV -Reference Letters: Academic and Professional -All Post-Secondary Transcripts -Applicants to M.A.Ed. may be asked to submit a writing sample

15 Mount Saint Vincent University Thank you for coming! Application deadline June 30, 2014


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