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This course provides a general introduction to the fundamental and competing principles of jurisprudence and to the basic legal institutions of Canada. Class discussion, lectures and assigned readings will allow the student to consider the history of Canadian Law, the development of the Canadian Constitution, the system of Canadian courts and...

Credits:
3.0

This course provides students with work placements in approved agencies. The sponsors at the agencies share their expertise and allow the participant to experience practical learning in a workplace setting. The participant develops transferable employment skills, develops core competencies, agency-specific skills and has an opportunity to...

Credits:
3.0

This course introduces students to the study of young offenders and delinquency through a discussion of trends, patterns, and theories of behaviour. The course looks at the Youth Criminal Justice Act, its implications for young offenders and the public’s growing concern about youth crimes. The main theories of ‘delinquency’ will be reviewed in...

Credits:
3.0

This course examines women and crime – both as victims and offenders -- and how the criminal justice system has responded to female criminality. We investigate gender and socio-economic differences in criminality and the explanations used to explain these differences. This includes modern, feminist and post-modern perspectives. Topics covered...

Credits:
3.0

This course introduces students to the nature, purpose, scope, sources and basic principles of criminal law in Canada. Topics include such fundamental legal concepts as mens rea, negligence, and strict liability. Students will learn how to read sections of the Criminal Code of Canada to determine the basic elements of a criminal offence – the...

Credits:
3.0

In this six-week on-line course, you’ll discover dynamite methods to bring out the best in your team and deliver superior customer service. You will also learn how to measure customer service and identify what you need to do to anticipate the needs of your reps and your clientele. A key emphasis will be placed upon the power of leading by...

Times:
  • Self-paced

Being promoted to a leadership position is full of new challenges, responsibilities and expectations. As a new leader, it is not easy to know how you fit into your new role and what your priorities are. In this course, we will explore different methods to organize and identify your priorities. You will learn some key elements that will allow...

Times:
  • TER Nov 29 (2018) 9am-4pm

Completely rewritten and updated, Discover Digital Photography introduces the technology that has catapulted the photographic world into the 21st century. You’ll explore a broad overview of the basics of digital photography, including equipment, software, and practical uses. We’ll discuss different types of digital cameras, from phones and...

Times:
  • Self-paced

Tailored to the needs of Northern BC, this 6-day course prepares students with knowledge and hands-on, practical skills to work safely as a Drill Core Technician in the mineral exploration industry.

Students will learn to handle drill core and collect important technical data for a diamond drilling project.  Upon course completion,...

Basic principles and practices as they apply to adults and young children including infants and toddlers.  Focusses on health promotion and injury prevention.  Includes healthy eating and the Division Of Responsibility, recognizing communicable disease, abuse and neglect, emergency preparedness, assessing environments for health and...

Credits:
3 (45 hours)

Explores basic communication theory and its application to relationships in personal, community and professional contexts.  This foundation course is designed to foster effective receptive and expressive communication skills development, both theoretically and experientially. The practical focus supports students in becoming responsible for...

Credits:
3 (45 hours)

125 hour work experience placement in and Early Years setting.   Focusses on developing friendly relationships with children and adults, preparing simple materials, assisting children in routines and utilizing observations to plan and implement activities based on children’s emerging interests.  Provides mentoring to assist in practical...

Credits:
3 (120 hours)

This 150 hour practical work placement in an Early Years setting focusses on skill development in observing, planning, implementing and evaluating learning experiences responsive to young children’s emerging interests and developmental needs. Learners are mentored to act as an assistant.  Application of skills essential to effectively...

Credits:
3.0

Explores basic theory and foundational skills necessary to create engaging learning environments for individual and groups of young children.  Introduces BC’s Early Learning Framework and its application to practice.   Develops and hones skills in observing, recording and researching ideas to plan and implement programs based on children’s...

Credits:
3.0

Provides the knowledge and experiences in developing a reflective curriculum in collaboration with young children. Investigates the creative process, offers hands on experiences to foster a self-awareness of artistic & expressive abilities.  This mentored self-discovery provides tools and attitudes necessary for planning meaningful and...

Credits:
3 (45 hours)

Examines current bicultural research and offers practical strategies for creating interesting and culturally relevant language arts curriculum for young children.  Combines theory and knowledge of language and literacy development with the creation of materials and resources including First Nations related to children’s literature, storytelling...

Credits:
3.0

Provides the essential components for establishing positive relationships with young children based on teaching, facilitating and supporting prosocial behaviour. Theory and practical application of alternative approaches to establish emotionally safe and nurturing spaces and genuine, trusting relationships with children and other adults.

Credits:
3.0

Examines current research in, and knowledge of, child development in infants and toddlers - and young children with diverse abilities. Explores the role of educator in observing developmental differences and in the assessment and intervention process.  Reviews historical & cultural attitudes and approaches to inclusion.   Foundation skills...

Credits:
3.0

Develops business skills and practices necessary to manage a licensed Early Years centre in BC.  Includes management of human resources and finances, operating and managing child care facilities within a legislative framework. Familiarization with organizational structures (not for profit and for profit), policy development, compliance with...

Credits:
3.0

Further examination of intersection between environment and culture, and analysis of local and international examples. Critical self-reflection of hegemonic influences on the learning environment: redesigning spaces, selection of materials, choices of activities to reflect this awareness.  Uncovers personal learning dispositions in order to...

Credits:
3.0

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