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Master your digital camera and learn the secrets behind outstanding photos! Whether you have a digital SLR, a point-and-shoot camera, or something in between, you'll learn how to use it the way you want to in this hands-on course!  You also have the opportunity to have your lesson assignments critiqued by our knowledgeable teaching team of...

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  • Self-paced

This course will introduce students to the role natural and cultural resource technicians and Guardian Watchmen will play in the protection of and sustainable use of natural and cultural resources in British Columbia using the specific examples from the locations of course delivery. The course will include varied resource planning examples and...

This course will introduce students to the principles of ecology using Forest Ecosystems as an example. Students will be made aware of ecosystem processes within the forest and the forest riparian interface. Students will learn to identify important plants (indicator species) relating to the Biogeoclimatic Ecosystem Classification. As well the...

This course builds on students current skills in map and chart reading, use of aerial photos and GPS relevant to Guardian Watchmen duties and responsibilities. Topics covered include, reading and interpreting forest cover and other land-based maps, reading and utilizing Nautical Charts, stereoscopic viewing and interpretation of air photos, and...

This foundational course will provide students with an introduction to local First Nations culture and local knowledge of the north and central coasts of British Columbia. It will provide a pre-contact and historical context of First Nations communities, while developing a personal and regional awareness. The effects of colonialism on the...

This Students will be introduced to the traditional territories of the North and central Coast of BC and will learn to identify Coastal Cultural/Archaeological Resources such as villages, house beams, culturally modified trees, petroglyphs, and other locally relevant features and sites through a combination of classroom activities, readings,...

This course will introduce students to the identification of plants traditionally and currently used by local First Nations people. Each student will contribute to an ethnobotanical herbarium through varying media and make a presentation on one specific plant identified by consultation with local knowledge keepers. Names for plants will be...

This course is designed to take the learner from the definition of law and its governing bodies through to the elements and procedures of law enforcement within a protected area/park environment. Topics covered: investigations, preventative law, emergencies, investigative report writing and statements.

This course provides students with the basic technical skills required to assist in the performance of environmental monitoring work as Guardian Watchmen. Students will compile a GWCH Reporting Manual that will cover a variety of potential incident reporting and/or resolutions.

This course will work with students to enhance computer, communication, and conflict resolution skills relevant to a natural and cultural resource technician and/or Guardian Watchmen.

This course prepares students for the Serving It Right exam. Upon successful completion students receive their certification from (www.go2hr.ca).

Hours: 3

Price: $108.25

Course Number: CEPSTR 712

Times:
  • RUP Nov 16 (2018) 6-9pm
  • Offered Online | Contact the Smithers campus to register.

In this professional development course for teachers, you’ll get the training you need to start teaching model drawing, the powerful Singapore Math strategy that gives word problems a visual context. As a teacher, you know that many students groan when it’s time to solve word problems. Why is that? Are the problems too difficult? Do students...

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  • Online at www.ed2go.com/nwcc

This course is designed to provide the learner with the fundamental skills needed to build basic conversation. It will focus on Sm’algyax sounds, structure, vocabulary, grammar, phrases, and sentences. Throughout the course, songs, stories and games will be incorporated. This course will focus on the ability to hear the language and the...

Credits:
3.0

This course will continue to provide the learner with the fundamental skills needed to build basic conversation. It will continue to focus on Sm’algyax sounds, structure, vocabulary, grammar, phrases, and sentences. The learner will be introduced to the formal speech which involves the address at a feast. Throughout the course, songs, stories,...

Credits:
3.0

This course is designed to increase fluency in conversational ability, enhance pronunciation and comprehension skills, expand vocabulary, extend literacy and grammatical understanding, and further study of Ts’msyen traditional narratives, (adaawx). This course is organized around thematic units. Learning Sm’algyax, Language of the Ts’msyen,...

Credits:
3.0

This course is a continuation of Sm’algyax 201. It is designed to continue to increase conversational ability, enhance pronunciation and comprehension skills, expand vocabulary, extend literacy and grammatical understanding, and further study of Ts’msyen traditional narratives, (adaawx). This course is organized around thematic units. Learning...

Credits:
3.0

This course provides basic theoretical knowledge to people with specified practical skills and experience in commercial power driven vessels. On completion of the course, students will have the skills and knowledge to take charge of a non-commercial vessel up to 5 tonnes operating in designated waters. The SVOP Certificate is valid for the...

Times:
  • RUP Oct 22-25 (2018) 8:30am-5:30pm

Through a variety of sociological perspectives we will examine how different groups view the structure of society. Through brief lectures, audio visual presentation and small group discussions we will explore major topics in the discipline of sociology: culture, socialization, gender roles, aging, crime and deviance. (3,0,0)

Credits:
3.0

Using a variety of sociological perspectives this course examines the major institutions of society and some of the major trends of modern society. Religion, minority groups, education, politics, urbanization, industrialization and social movements will form the basis of the course. (3,0,0)

Credits:
3.0

This course analyzes family structure in modern industrial societies. Topics include theoretical perspectives of family and family change, mate selection, marriage and divorce, gender roles and power within families, child-rearing, variant family forms, family law and policy issues related to family. (3,0,0)

Credits:
3.0

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