Master of Arts & Education
The Faculty of Education and the Department of French and Spanish (Faculty of Arts) are offering a joint degree entitled Master of Arts and Education (Education and Francophone Literature and Cultures).
The program is designed for teachers of French and French immersion who wish to learn more about Francophone literature and culture to enhance their practice and improve their French language skills.
Students in the M.A. & Ed. (E.L.C.F.) program take half of their courses with the Faculty of Education and half with the Department of French and Spanish. The program can be completed by part-time studies and most of the courses are available by distance education.
Candidates for the Master of Arts and Education (Education and Francophone Literatures and Cultures) may choose one of two program options:
Option I. Project Route
Option II. Comprehensive Course Route
All candidates shall be required to complete:
French 6800 Littératures francophones: Théorie et pratique/Francophone literatures: Theory and practice
French 6810 Cultures francophones: Théorie et pratique/Francophone Cultures: Theory and practice
Education 6100 Research Designs and Methods in Education
Six credit hours from Memorial University of Newfoundland, Department of French and Spanish graduate course offerings as deemed appropriate by the Administrative Committee.
Nine credit hours selected from:
Education 6668 Current Issues in Second Language Education
Education 6669 Graduate Seminar in Second Language Teaching and Learning
Education 6673 Second Language Teaching, Learning and Curriculum
Education 6674 Research in Second Language
Three credit hours from other Memorial University of Newfoundland, Faculty of Education graduate course offerings as deemed appropriate by the Administrative Committee
Students choosing Option I must also complete:
Education 6392 Project in Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Studies
Students choosing Option II must also complete:
Three credit hours from Memorial University of Newfoundland, Department of French and Spanish graduate course offerings as deemed appropriate for each candidate’s program by the Administrative Committee.
Education 6390 Research and Development Seminar in Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Studies
Normally a B. Ed. with at least a focus area in French or a B.A. in French and a B.Ed.
Two years of experience in the teaching of French and a 70% average in the last 30 courses.
A level of French proficiency satisfactory to the M.A. & Ed. (E.L.C.F.) Admissions Committee. As part of the application process, prospective students will provide a sample of writing in Education. If the Committee elects to hold interviews, the interviews will be conducted in French.
Applications for admission are accepted twice per year. The deadline for applications is September 15 for January admissions, and February 15 for May and September admissions.
Note: Completion of some distances courses is required for this program.
For further information, or if there are questions, please contact:
Départment d'études Françaises et Hispaniques:
firstname.lastname@example.org or 709-864-7636
Graduate Progrms, Faculty of Education
email@example.com or 709-864-8553