Courses tagged with 'Online'
This course is designed to help learners continue to hone their writing, research and critical thinking skills. Through a series of selected readings and assignments, learners will develop a working understanding of the writing process, the rhetorical principles of voice and purpose that guide what and how one writes, and the basics of assessing research and academic argument. All assignments will be formatted and cited using APA conventions. Learners will receive on-going support on all assignments, including comments and guidance on revisions and drafts. Learn to work with team members to peer review assignments. This course is instructed by various RRU associate faculty.
This course is designed for new and experienced project managers who are looking to leverage best practices in agile project management. Agile Project Management describes a disciplined process for managing projects using various agile methods such as Scrum, Kanban, Lean, Extreme programming (XP) and test-driven development (TDD). This training will significantly increase your overall versatility as a project manager, improve collaboration skills, and develop your ability to manage complexity and change.
The Business Administration Essentials program delivers training that directly connects to labour market needs, enabling participants to be successful in obtaining entry or re-entry into administrative and service-oriented positions for sustainable employment. This program enables participants to make the transition from training to employment supporting their ability to compete in the job market with newly acquired skills, increased confidence, and relevant and applicable transferable skills for the workplace.
Working professionals are increasingly aware of the urgency of the climate crisis and the need for climate action. In Canada 76% of the population agrees that climate change is extremely serious or serious (Abacus 2020), but also express confusion about what to do and how to contribute to “being part of the solution”. There are personal and workplace actions we can all take to implement real solutions. Here's how to start learning about how climate change will impact us, and what actions we might take towards greater resilience and adaptive capacity in our communities and workplaces, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. See more details below:
Professionals working in British Columbia are increasingly aware of the need for adaptation strategies but may be unsure where to start. This 4-module, instructor-led online course will provide learners from a range of disciplinary and professional backgrounds with an overview of the current state of knowledge on climate science and a grounding in the core concepts supporting climate change adaptation. Participants will gain an understanding of regional climate trends, risks, and their implications for human and natural systems, the role of adaptation in risk reduction, and an understanding of how science-based information and tools can be used in strategic adaptation planning.
Climate change is one of the biggest risks facing governments, businesses, societies and ecosystems around the world. Project managers, through their effective direction of complex projects, occupy a critical role in the successful transition to a resilient, low carbon world. This four-week online course is designed to prepare professionals with project management responsibilities to add a climate change lens to their projects.
Facilitating Learning Online (FLO) Design is a four-week online course that offers participants opportunities to explore different approaches to developing effective asynchronous online courses. FLO Design is a foundation course in the Facilitating Learning Online (FLO) collection of courses and complements FLO Fundamentals, which focuses on asynchronous online facilitation skills and strategies, and FLO Synchronous, which focuses on design and facilitation of synchronous online learning.
Facilitating Learning Online (FLO) - Fundamentals is a five-week online course that is focused on developing teaching skills for asynchronous online learning. Over the course of the five weeks, you will learn strategies to create active learning environments online for your students, facilitate or co-facilitate a pre-designed learning activity, and receive feedback from your peers. FLO Fundamentals gives you the opportunity to develop your online facilitation skills with other new and experienced facilitators. This workshop is designed for core faculty, associate faculty, and staff in facilitation or support roles of online or blended courses, regardless of experience level.
This Facilitating Learning Online (FLO) MicroCourse is a short, 1-week introduction to Design with Liberating Structures. This MicroCourse will introduce you to the basics of Liberating Structures and will give you an opportunity to dip into the FLO experience and leave with something practical that can be applied wherever you facilitate: classrooms, meetings, planning sessions, team days, workshops, and presentations.