Students applying to this program will select a concentration. LES offers three concentrations: Digital Environments for Learning, Teaching and Agency, Educational Equality and Cultural Understanding, and Workplace Training and Development. Consult the LES Program of Study for details.
Focuses on understanding, designing and implementing digital technologies that promote learning in a range of environments. These environments range from technology-enhanced classrooms to mobile devices and immersive virtual worlds, in schools, homes, museums and workplaces. Graduating students will be prepared to work in a range of fields, including educational publishing and educational technology development, museum exhibit design, corporate training, game design, web and mobile application development, and be prepared for graduate programs in related areas.
Prepares students to better understand the role of education in enabling equality and cultural understanding in domestic and international perspectives. Focusing on equality, diversity, and cultural understanding will give students a unique perspective on the historical place of education in both challenging inequities and helping to justify social divisions. Understanding how education as an institution operates to perpetuate social and economic stratification will give students a perspective on the challenges of creating a more equitable distribution of education.
Provides international and domestic students with the broad sets of knowledge and skills necessary to develop, deliver, and evaluate training and development programs across workplace settings, such as businesses and industries, two-year post-secondary schools, or community and government agencies. In addition, it will serve a growing demand for graduates who have an interest in helping adults learn about and seek to improve organizational performance.