Emerging Technologies

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Courses in this program are normally delivered face-to-face. Some courses have temporarily transitioned to an online delivery. Visit the Programs of Studies or Course Schedule tab for more information.
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Overview

In today’s world, there are many new and emerging technologies impacting our lives on personal and professional levels. This series of workshops will provide introductory insight into the origins, impacts and applications of these technologies. Meet the experts working in these fields during our in-class, hands-on sessions.

View courses available this term under Program of Studies.

You do not need to apply to begin this program, simply ensure you meet the admission requirements (listed on the Admission & Registration tab) and then you may register for any available courses.

Interested in taking a single course? No problem. Provided you have the appropriate prerequisites, these courses can be taken individually or as part of the full program.

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Continuing Education Technology

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) OR 19 years of age or older.

You do not need to apply to begin this program. Start by ensuring you meet the admission requirements listed above and then register for the courses listed in the Program of Studies when they are offered.  Some courses have prerequisites, so please check the Program of Studies for details. Find out how to register for a course.

The program of studies displayed below applies to students starting the program in the current academic year. Students who began in other academic years may require different courses to be eligible to graduate. If you have questions regarding a strategy for completion contact Continuing Education - Technology and Skills.

Completion Requirement: 4 courses

Click on the course number below to check current availability and for registration information

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Course Number Course Name Course Description
AFTD10036 Drone Introduction Interested in Drones? Curious as to how drones work and how to fly one? Want to see how using a drone could help you in your business, or just for fun? Come out to our Drone Introduction workshop to see what can be done with drones, and to learn more about our RPAS courses. Instructors will demonstrate flying outside (weather permitting); students participate in basic flight control manoeuvers during indoor exercises. 6 hours.
BLDG10141 Net Zero Buildings Have you wondered what the difference is between traditional and net zero buildings? Learn the difference between the two, how net zero contributes to low carbon and obtain first hand knowledge of net zero building operations by touring Canada's first net zero institutional building, The Joyce Centre for Partnership and Innovation at the Mohawk College Fennell Campus. 6 hours.
INFO10283 Augmented/Virtual Reality Workshop Interested in learning about Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality (ARVR) technology? Discover the history of the technology, the current and future applications, and how it affects industries. Explore the main companies and technologies in this space, future trends in the field, and the available career pathways. Gain a general understanding of AR/VR and discover future learning opportunities. 6 hours.
INFO10284 Blockchain Workshop What is a Blockchain and Cryptography? What are Bitcoin and Ethereum? How do distributed networks play a role (peer-to-peer protocols)? Explore the role of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other blockchains like HyperLedger, in monetary policy, healthcare, data storage and other industrial/commercial applications. Understand blockchain fundamentals, Bitcoin and Ethereum, and their current and potential applications. 6 hours.
INFO10285 Cyber Security Workshop With Cybercrime at an all-time high it is no longer an option to forgo cyber security even in a small business or at home, everyone is at risk. Focus on small business and home owners who want to learn how to better secure their home or business networks against cyber threats. Gain knowledge on cyber threats and vulnerabilities and how to protect against them. 6 hours.
INFO10286 Programming Workshop Explore the core ideas and skills a coder needs when programming on any platform with any language. Focus on the most important languages like JavaScript, C, Ruby, and Python. Discover the strengths of each languages and learn why you might choose one over another. Goals include: recognizing what is common across all of these languages; identifying what the program is doing under the hood; and making sense of the buzzwords and jargon that you cannot avoid when programming. 6 hours.
INFO10294 Build-A-Bot Workshop Learn how to assemble and program a simple roving bot. The bot will be programmed using the CircuitPython programming language that is derived from Python but is made simpler and smaller so that it works with micro-controllers. The bot can also be controlled by using a free iOS or Android app using Bluetooth communication. The app can be loaded onto your cellular phone or similar compatible device. Gain the confidence to build and program your bot during this course and take it home at the end to continue with your new skills. 6 hours.
CYBR10012 You're Hacked. Now What? An estimated 54% of companies have experienced cyber attacks in the last 12 months. In this hands-on workshop students examine the impact of phishing, malware and hacking. Students will also have the opportunity to apply simple and proven strategies to prevent access to sensitive information as well as how to develop an incident response plan. 6 hours.

The list of scheduled course offerings for this program is below. Please note that all offerings are subject to change. 

Course Code Course Name Fall 2020
(Sep to Dec)
AFTD10036 Drone Introduction

 

BLDG10141 Net Zero Buildings

 

INFO10283 Augmented/Virtual Reality Workshop  
INFO10284 Blockchain Workshop MyCanvas
INFO10285 Cyber Security Workshop MyCanvas
INFO10286 Programming Workshop MyCanvas
INFO10294 Build-A-Bot Workshop  
CYBR10012 You're Hacked. Now What? MyCanvas
Getting Started

Visit CE Get Started, your go-to online resource for getting started. You’ll find information on online tools and the wide range of student services available to you to support your success as a Mohawk College student and to help you achieve your future goals!

Login to MyMohawk
MyMohawk is the college portal used to access your student account information, email, grades and more. Your username and password can be found on the Continuing Education Acknowledgement of Registration & Student Account form that was sent to you after you registered for your course. Visit the Getting Started - MyMohawk Guide for step-by-step instructions.

Access Mohawk Email
On the MyMohawk Home screen you will see a link to Mohawk email. Visit the Getting Started – Mohawk Email Guide to learn how to set up your account on your devices.

Access MyCanvas
On the MyMohawk Home screen you will see a link to MyCanvas, Mohawk College’s Learning Management System. Visit the Getting Started - MyCanvas Guide for step-by-step instructions. Please note your course will not appear in MyCanvas until the scheduled start date.

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Room assignments for Continuing Education are available on the WhereEnCampus Portal. Visit Room Listings for more information.

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