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Course Schedule

Intersession 2021

Intersession 2021 - IEGD Registration, Payment and Refund Information

Intersession courses beginning in May 2021:

  • GDSE 584 I21W70 Assistive Technology   May 3-June 30
  • GDSE 591  I21W70 Literacy Numeracy       May 3-June 30
  • GDSE 594 I21W70 Learning Disabilities     May 3-June 30
  • GDSE 595 I21W70 Vulnerable Youth         May 3-June 30

Intersession courses beginning in July 2021:

  • GDSE 584 I21W71 Assistive Technology              July 2-30
  • GDSE 589 I21W70 Autism Spectrum Disorders  July 2-30
  • GDSE 692 I21W70 Intervention Planning            July 2-30

Fall 2021

Fall 2021-Spring 2022 - IEGD Registration, Payment and Refund Information

  • GDSE 620 F21W70            Introduction to Inclusive Education                          Sept 7-Dec 10
  • GDSE 585 F21W70            Collaborative Planning for Student Success           Sept 7-Dec 10
  • GDSE 590 F21W70            Conference Related Special Project                        Sept 7-Dec 10
  • GDSE 693 F21W70            Individual Assessment                                               Sept 7-Dec 10

Spring 2022

  • GDSE 583 S22W70 Social and Emotional Development  Jan 6-Apr 8
  • GDSE 692 S22W70 Intervention Planning                         Jan 6-Apr 8
  • GDSE 594 S22W70 Learning Disabilities                           Jan 6-Apr 8
  • GDSE 588 S22W70 FASD (online)                                      Jan 6-Apr 8

Laddering to the Master of Education in Special Education

Graduates of the Inclusive Education Graduate Diploma (IEGD) are eligible to apply to ladder to the Master of Education in Special Education (MEDS) degree program at VIU.  To complete the MEDS (laddering option) students need to complete 3 MEDS courses (15 MEDS credits) in support of thesis or project work. The MEDS (laddering option) is a cohort-based program which starts in the Spring semester (January) only with applications closing mid-November of the previous year.  The program is offered online.  Please contact for more information about this opportunity.

Sample MEDS Laddering Schedule:

Spring Semester 1

Location Course
Online MEDS 540 Teacher as Researcher in Special Education

Fall Semester

Location Course
Online MEDS 630 Field Inquiry

Spring Semester 2

Location Course
Online MEDS 640 Major Project

Schedule is subject to change.

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