New Continuing Education Courses

NOTE: This list is for the entire Fall 2021 term.

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Abnormal Psychology – PSYCAS407

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Explore the concept of psychological abnormality, the assessment methods and the classification of psychological disorders according to the DSM-5. Examine the symptomatology of these mental health issues, relevant theories (i.e., biological, cognitive, behavioural, psychodynamic and interactionist) and treatment options. 42 hours.

Basics of Cake Baking – CULI10107

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The art of baking cakes takes time and patience to master. Learning the basic techniques will help you become more familiar with cakes. This course will give you fundamentals necessary to make tasty, delicious, cakes. You will learn to make soft, moist vanilla cake, delicious chocolate cake, and refreshing lemon cake. Students will be expected to attend online sessions on the scheduled dates and times. 5 hours.

Corporate Law Procedures – LAWS10229

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Examine the role of a legal administrator in relation to corporate law proceedings in support of the legal team. Students identify the components of forms used in each field, including, but not limited to, annual filings, articles of incorporation, and corporate changes. Emphasis is placed on corporate regulation measures at the Ontario and Federal levels. Students are also expected to determine the appropriate uses of client information based on techniques learned in the course and knowledge gained about the fields. 42 hours.

First Year Foundations – CREDAS101

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Success Strategies is a prerequisite course for graduation in the General Arts & Science Program. You will have an opportunity to explore career options, and develop skills in the following areas: thinking, essay writing, research, and effective learning. Students will be expected to attend online sessions on the scheduled dates and times. 42 hours.

Indigenous Arts and Film – INDS10041

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Explore Indigenous film and other media, such as fiction, visual art, and music. Examine representations and fantasies of Indigenous cultures in film since its inception and consider how Indigenous artists, filmmakers, and writers respond to, criticize, or reclaim colonial depictions of their people. Students will gain an understanding of cinematic, narrative, and artistic techniques while engaging with the historical and cultural contexts of films and other med. 45 hours.

Instructional Design Principles – EDUC10142

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Explore the foundational principles of instructional design including learning theories and pedagogical models that are commonly used in the instructional design process. Students will write and align measurable learning outcomes with curriculum and ensure course content is compliant with current industry design and accessibility standards. 42 hours.

Legal Accounting Procedures – ACCT10131

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Administrative assistants are often asked to contribute to the accounting process in small legal and business offices. Students develop an awareness of the underlying theory and principles of accounting. They acquire skill in analyzing, journalizing and posting financial transactions and in summarizing these transactions in financial statements. Students also attain proficiency in the control of cash, banking, payroll, client billing and reporting procedures. These skills are developed through a series of activities and practical tests using a variety of tools including online tutorials and business software. 42 hours.

Litigation/Small Claims/Family/Criminal Law Procedures – LAWS10227

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Examine the role of a legal administrator in relation to litigation, small claims, family, and criminal law proceedings in support of the legal team. Identify the components of forms used in each field, including, but not limited to, statements, affidavits, notices, and motions, from both the plaintiff and defendant’s perspectives. Emphasis on legislation and courts including the Family Law Act, the Rules of Civil Procedure, and Superior Court of Ontario procedure. Students are also expected to determine the appropriate uses of client information based on techniques learned in the course and knowledge gained about the fields. 42 hours.

Professional Edge – MRKT10091

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Students are challenged to develop their 'personal brand' using strategic brand development techniques. The variety of available media such as resumes, personal websites and social media are explored, as well as career planning and professional development opportunities. Students learn proven techniques from leading brands and apply them to the creation of their own unique, differentiated brand in the workplace. 42 hours.

User Experience 1 (UX 1) – GRAP10232

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Students will learn about user experience definitions, concepts and applications. The students will use current tools and techniques to learn how to utilize empathy for users of web products. Students will be expected to attend online sessions on the scheduled dates and times. 42 hours.

User Interface 1 (UI 1) – GRAP10233

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Students will create engaging user interfaces through a series of assignments and exercises. The students will utilize a number of techniques and tools to create wireframes, comps and prototypes of web products. Students will be expected to attend online sessions on the scheduled dates and times. 42 hours.

Wills and Estates Law Procedures – LAWS10228

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Examine the role of a legal administrator in relation to wills and estates law proceedings in support of the legal team. Students identify the components of forms used in each field, including, but not limited to, Powers of Attorney and wills. Emphasis is placed on Ontario legislation governing the administration of estates. Students are also expected to determine the appropriate uses of client information based on techniques learned in the course and knowledge gained about the fields. 42 hours.