VIU Students

Course Schedule

  • To view seat availability, please consult the VIU Timetable by selecting the appropriate enrollment term, "Master Degrees" in the Program Area and "Inclusive Education" in the Subject Area.
  • Course registration is completed within the online Student Record System.

Intersession 2022

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Intersession 2022 Registration, Payment and Refund Information

Applications for Program Intake close one month prior to the start of the term.

Intersession courses beginning in May 2022:

  • GDSE 584 I22W70 Assistive Technology  May 2-June 30
  • GDSE 582 I22W70 Special Topics             May 2-June 30 (section cancelled)
  • GDSE 591  I22W70 Literacy Numeracy      May 2-June 30
  • GDSE 693 I22W70 Individual Assessment May 3-June 30
  • GDSE 595 I22W70 Vulnerable Youth         May 2-June 30

Intersession courses beginning in July 2022:

  • GDSE 584 I22W71 Assistive Technology              July 4-22
  • GDSE 589 I22W70 Autism Spectrum Disorders  July 4-22
  • GDSE 692 I22W70 Intervention Planning            July 4-22

Fall 2022 

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Fall 2022-Spring Registration, Payment and Refund Information

Applications for Program Intake close one month prior to the start of the term.

  • GDSE 585 F22W70 Collaborative Planning for Student Success  Sept. 6 - Dec. 9
  • GDSE 590 F22W70 Conference Related Special Project               Sept. 6 - Dec. 9
  • GDSE 620 F22W70 Introduction to Inclusive Education                 Sept. 6 - Dec. 9
  • GDSE 693 F22W70 Individual Assessment                                      Sept. 6 - Dec. 9

Spring 2023 

Applications for Program Intake close one month prior to the start of the term.

  • GDSE 583 S23W70 Social and Emotional Development                        Jan. 5 - Apr. 14
  • GDSE 588 S23W70 Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Investigating Practice    Jan. 5 - Apr. 14
  • GDSE 594 S23W70 Learning Disabilities                                                 Jan. 5 - Apr. 14
  • GDSE 692 S23W70 Intervention Planning                                               Jan. 5 - Apr. 14

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 Elisabeth.Kroeker@viu.ca for more information about this opportunity.

Sample MEDS Laddering Schedule:

Summer 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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