: Prepares graduates for careers in academia and/or other research-based organizations that study issues in the applied areas of educational psychology and human development.
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The goal of this specialization is to prepare doctoral students to conduct rigorous, scientifically-based research in informal and formal learning settings. Graduates of this program will be prepared for careers in academia and/or other research-based organizations that study issues in the applied areas of educational psychology and human development. Students who specialize in this strand will acquire knowledge in: educational contexts of development; cognition and learning sciences; motivation; resilience, and; advanced quantitative methodologies. Intrinsic to each area is an emphasis on current and emerging learning technologies.
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Additional Contemporary Learning and Interdisciplinary Research Programs
All students are required to engage in an Internship in Contemporary Learning for at least one credit. Offered as a guided tutorial course, students will engage in professional experiences in the schools and/or education-related agencies as interns.
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Contemporary Learning Core
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Cognates & Electives
(Minimum 6 credits from other areas of specialization)