Medical nursing is an introductory course in which the fundamental concepts relating to the nursing care of an adult with selected medical disease processes is taught. Medical disease processes are studied according to body systems.
Learners explore the fundamentals of social media. Topics covered include an introduction to social media and other emerging technologies and tools, current trends and future directions, benefits, values and risks. Learners analyze case studies to assess how social media impacts and influences fields, such as communication and marketing, and how it informs future trends and developments.
Review of limits and derivatives of exponential, logarithmic and rational functions. Trigonometric functions and their inverses. The derivatives of the trig functions and their inverses. L'Hospital's rules. The definite integral. Fundamental theorem of Calculus. Simple substitution. Applications including areas of regions and volumes of solids of revolution. Antirequisite(s): Calculus 1500A/B, the former Calculus 1100A/B, Applied Mathematics 1413 Extra Information: 4 lecture hours.
The course will provide students with an introduction to the impact that major cultural traditions of the Middle Ages have had on the modern world. The course will include myths, narratives, images, and other forms of representation from a variety of Western European national and religious traditions. Topics may include the study of kings, warriors, saints, knights, mystics, mythological heroes, and exotic beasts such as dragons. It will also include examinations of medieval-themed material in modern popular culture, including fictional writing, movies, video games, businesses and historic sites, both online and offline. No prior knowledge of medieval studies is required. This course fits into the General Education theme - Arts in Society.
A study of the essay as a literary form, including analysis of readings as well as a series of writing assignments. Complementing the assignments is a mandatory Grammar and Style component. Students’ culminating assignment in WRIT 290 is to compose an original work of literary non-fiction on a subject of their choice. Students are first asked to write a short proposal and to sketch out a provisional outline. Then, they are asked to transform their outline into a working rough draft. The final stage of the project asks students to revise their rough draft into a polished, publication-ready final copy. At every step of the writing process, students receive advice and feedback from their instructor and teaching assistants. Students’ final drafts are then published here with minimal further editing. The works of literary non-fiction in this collection thus represent the product of several months’ work by a group of dedicated and assiduous students of writing. PREREQUISITE: WRIT 125/3.0 or permission of the instructor., A student with a 100-level course with a writing component may alternatively use this as a prerequisite and should contact the instructor for permission to register in the course. EXCLUSION: No more than 3.0 units from WRIT 290/3.0; WRIT 295/3.0. EQUIVALENT WRIT 295/3.0.
This course introduces students to the concepts of health and wellness, and provide program-related information on sports nutrition, components of fitness, weight management in sports, disordered eating patterns, how to identify nutrition misinformation, sport supplements, ergogenic aids and stress management./
This course provides an overview of the historic stages of the relationship between Aboriginal peoples in Canada from contact to present day. It will explore the different world views at contact they years of cooperation and negotiation through the fur trade and treaty making era and the impact of government colonial policy on Aboriginal communities cultures and peoples. The course will also explore the progress towards a renewed relationship since the Constitutional recognition of Aboriginal rights. It provides an important context for understanding contemporary issues between Aboriginal and Canadian societies including land claims treaties and self government.
The current convergence between business and information technology (IT) and the dependence of business on IT, has changed the roles of many professionals. Today’s Business Analysts work in teams, which deliver complex services both to external clients and to internal users; they are expected and required to: •Perform systematic empirical investigation of business, consumer and user phenomena via statistical, mathematical or computational techniques. •Gather an in-depth understanding of human behavior and the reasons that govern such behavior. Business Analysts need to be able to investigate and model the why and how of decision making, not just what, where, when. Quantitative and Qualitative Research is a comprehensive introductory course into research methods for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students. Students will develop an understanding of the multiple research methods and strategies used in business services modeling -- in general, and in services delivered via information technology -- in particular.
The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms established a constitutional protection for civil liberty. The course explores the important philosophical issues surrounding such guarantees. The fundamental liberty, freedom of expression, provides the framework within which the inquiry is executed. Historical and conceptual issues to be explored include three key concepts: the tension between liberty and community; the question of the legal enforcement of morality; and the uniqueness of Canadian constitutional democracy. Leading Supreme Court of Canada decisions are utilized but no prior knowledge of the law is required. (lec 3) cr 6. Crosslisted with POLI 2575. Students may not retain credit for both PHIL 2575 and POLI 2575.
An examination of the relationship between language, communication and culture from a multi-disciplinary perspective, including anthropology, linguistics, philosophy and sociology. Topics examined include the nature of language, words and meaning, the relationship between language, culture and the world, and the idea of the preservation of languages.
This course provides a detailed treatment of the concepts and procedures involved in corporate external reporting. The focus is on asset recognition and measurement. Specific topics include: cash, current receivables, inventory, capital assets and amortization and intangibles. Students will be exposed to current accounting issues through the use of lectures and cases.
Sitting with the next of kin to make funeral pre-arrangements can be no less emotional than making arrangements when an individual has actually died.This course examines how to use communication skills to establish a safe environment and how to effectively conduct the arrangement "interview'. As the pre-arrangement counsellor also has to explain various aspects of the funeral process to help families choose the most appropriate options for their circumstances, this course also focuses on understanding and explaining those necessary options. A study of regulated documentation pertaining to funeral legislation as well as Vital Statistics legislation is also conducted.
Overview of visual culture, its vocabulary, technologies and structures within varied cultural contexts. Problems of meaning, functions of visual culture in contemporary society, the role of galleries and museums, and the impact of imagery in advertising, popular media and consumer culture. Contemporary critical methodology.
This basic course will focus on the anatomical structure and function of the human body and related terminology used to describe body parts, structure and function. Related terminology will also include general or symptomatic terms, diagnostic terms, surgical procedures and abbreviations.
This course examines a number of issues in Canadian human resources management including: human resources planning, recruitment, selection, performance appraisal, industrial relations, and training and development. Prerequisite: AP/ADMS 1000 3.00 (students in the BAS/BHRM programs may take AP/ADMS 1000 3.00 concurrently with AP/ADMS/HRM 2600 3.00). Course credit exclusions: None. Prior TO FALL 2009: Prerequisite: AK/ADMS 1000 3.00 (students in the BAS/BHRM programs may take AK/ADMS 1000 3.00 concurrently with AK/ADMS 2600 3.00). Course credit exclusions: AK/ADMS 2600 3.00, AK/ADMS 3480 3.00 (prior to Summer 2001).
Ce cours est une introduction aux concepts de base du calcul différentiel et intégral : limites, fonctions, dérivées et intégrales. Les étudiants qui prennent ce cours seront initiés à l'utilisation de logiciels mathématiques pour effectuer les calculs. Partie I: Calcul différentiel. Limites et continuité. Définition d'une dérivée. Dérivées des polynômes, des fonctions exponentielles et logarithmiques. Règles de base : Dérivée du produit et du quotient, dérivation en chaîne. Dérivées de second ordre et concavité. Points extrémums, optimisation et application à la gestion et l'économie. Partie II: Calcul intégral. Primitives et règles de base de l'intégration. L'intégrale définie en tant que aire sous la courbe et le théorème fondamental du calcul. Application de l'intégrale définie à la gestion et l'économie.
This first-level mathematics course for engineering technology programs begins with a review of fundamental concepts, arithmetic operations, and units of measure. This is followed by an in-depth study of basic algebra, trigonometric and other functions, and quadratic equations.
This course examines various thoretical perspectives in financial theory such as decision model approach, information economics, capital markets theory, agency theory, economic consequences, management incentives for financial reporting, earnings management and accounting policy choice. Standard stetting issues and other current and emerging issues in financial accounting theory and practice are discussed. Cases and readings are used to further integrate theory and practice and concepts from previous accounting courses. (Pre or corequisite: 70-352.)(Open to Business Students only.)
Managerial Accounting is a continuation of cost accounting concepts. In the initial courses, students learned how to accumulate product costs and how to plan for and control the routine operations of an organization. In this course, the emphasis is on using management accounting techniques to aid management in the planning, directing, and controlling of an enterprise.
Hidden codes, special devices, fiendish villains, and top secrets all have a special place in popular culture, but as alluring as the mythology may be, it does not answer important questions about the role espionage plays in international relations. This course covers the evolution of spying and spy services from the late 19th century to the present, focusing on the effects of major events such as the two world wars, the Cold War, and 9-11.
Study managerial accounting concepts and terminology including the elements of a job costing system. The application of cost-volume-profit analysis, and the application of relevant costs to special decisions, including how they fit with the preparation of master budgets, are also covered. Prerequisite(s): ACCG70016 Financial Accounting 1 or ACCG16971 Accounting 1
Discover advantages of this operating system, including using the programs that come with Windows, setting up your own applications for easier access and installing software. Learn to manage files and folders and take advantage of the communications and multimedia systems available through Windows and the Internet. Software requirement: Windows 7. (Windows 8 COMP524 also available).
This course investigates the relationship that beer has had with humanity from the dawn of history to the present day. Along the way, we will explore the mystery of fermentation; beer’s central role in the development of ancient civilizations; the move from medieval kitchens to commercial breweries; how beer shaped the New World; the link between location and style; the development of a global beer; and the current craft beer revolution.
Food processes and the relationships between chemistry, microbiology, and engineering as they apply to food processing are discussed. The following topics are included: high and low temperature processes; moisture control and intermediate moisture foods; concentration and dehydration processes; and novel food processing techniques.
This course examines the processes of visual perception, the language of colour, contextual analysis and colour strategies in the applications of colour to communication, objects and spaces. Through investigations of light and colour mixing in 2D, 3D, and 4D design, students are introduced to the physiology of vision, cognitive and perceptual psychologies, semiology, ethnography, geography, colour interactions, play, and the colour bias system. Information acquired in this course enables students to choose and use colour confidently, appropriately, and effectively when determining visual outcomes.
Ce cours permettra de decouvrir et d'analyser des referents dominants de la trame historique du Quebec de meme que les debats entourant l'identite et le nationalisme et les relations avec le Canada anglais. Also listed as CDNS 2510/FINS 2510 (English), and FINS 2511 (French). Precludes additional credit for CDNS 2510/ FINS 2510. Prerequisites(s): niveau de deuxieme annee ou permission de L'Ecole d'etudes canadiennes.
In today’s economic reality, many health care professionals will find themselves either self-employed, or employed on a part-time basis or on a contract by a small business. Students in this course will learn about their rights and responsibilities under various forms of employment. Students will also be exposed to the basic business concepts for establishing and operating a successful small business in their chosen health care field, and under the guidelines provided by the appropriate College and/or regulatory agency.
Students will recognize the risk factors and triggers associated with common psychiatric disorders in the infant, child and adolescent population. Early identification and awareness of the behaviours will enable the student to appropriately identify and assess the situation at hand.
Ce cours sert d'initiation à l'informatique et aux communications. D'abord, l'étudiante ou l'étudiant perfectionne ses connaissances de base en informatique tout en se familiarisant avec des logiciels de bureau et l'environnement technologique du collège. Ensuite, des outils technologiques sont étudiés et utilisés dans des situations pratiques reliées au marché du travail.
This is a general introductory course in personal computing with special emphasis on the applications of microcomputers. The general concepts of computing will be reviewed. Students will gain practical experience in the use of software including word processors, spreadsheets and database systems. (LEC 3, TUT 1) (3 cr)
This online-only course focuses on the fundamental tools of calculus and its connections to engineering. The topics include limits, differentiation, graphing, optimization problems, and definite and indefinite integrals. Problems combining calculus with geometry, linear algebra, statics, and mechanics will be examined.
You will learn about the psychology of the learning process in training and development and gain an understanding of the design, implementation, and evaluation of organizational training programs. Key topics include needs analysis procedures, program design and development, program administration, and measurement and evaluation. As well, you will examine adult learning theory, how to establish learning objectives, the role of training and development officers, and training and non-training strategies. Other topics include budgeting cost/benefit analysis procedures, management development, monitoring and controlling the training process, post-training follow-up procedures, strategies for transferring the learning back to the work environment, and methods for evaluation programs.
Explore suitable approaches for working with students with exceptionalities, their parents, and professional colleagues. Learn appropriate strategies for managing behavioural and/or emotional challenges. Prerequisites: EDUCEDE14 and EDUCEDE17.
In this course, students will focus on accounting procedures relating to the keeping of records and recording of transactions in a law office and the requirements of the Law Society of Upper Canada.SOFTWARE: Students will be asked to download a 30 day free trial version of the PCLaw 10 software in order to complete Assignment 3 in the course. Students will be alerted in advance of the requirement. The software can be acquired by visiting the site http://www.lexisnexis.com/law-firms/practice-management/specialized-law/pclaw.aspx, click on the “Try before you Buy” icon to register for the free download. Lexis Nexis, the publisher, will send you an email confirmation and entitlement ID in order for you to complete the download of the trial version of the software. Sign up for this as a student.” Minimum Hardware Requirements: Windows Vista or Windows 7 with 512 MB processor, Windows XP with 256MB, or Windows 2000 with 128MB and 2 GB hard drive space.
Explores historical representations of several Indigenous women in what is now North America. We will pay particular attention to the symbolic uses of these women and how their bodies have been put into the service of settler histories. Prerequisite: INDG 1000Y or 1.0 WMST credit or 1.0 HIST credit or 10.0 university credits.
Ce cours de français permet aux étudiants de réviser et de perfectionner leur utilisation des principes grammaticaux de base afin d'analyser et de rédiger des textes dont la valeur communicative sera supérieure. Par le biais de divers exercices et ressources, on effectuera, entre autres, un retour sur certaines notions de la sémantique, la structure de la phrase, la fonction des éléments d'une phrase dont le verbe et la concordance des temps. Outre ces notions, le cours inclut aussi un volet vocabulaire dans lequel on verra, particulièrement, la correction de l'utilisation de certains anglicismes.
This course will provide an overview of the current legal landscape within Canadian Health Care with emphasis on Ontario. Students will explore the impact of legal decisions on the provision of service delivery, labour relations, policy, and other managerial functions. Students will also explore the role of institutional governance, accreditation, and risk management in health care.
This course will build on the HLSC 2460U Pathophysiology I course. The student will explore common disorders in specific systems including hematologic, cardiovascular, respiratory, urinary, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal and integumentary. The course will finalize with a look at multi-organ dysfunction syndromes, including those associated with shock and burns. A good understanding of normal anatomy and physiology, and a solid pathophysiology background are essential prerequisites. 3 cr, web, 1.5 tut. Prerequisite: HLSC 2460U. Credit restriction: HSLC 2463U.
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eCampusOntario has announced the launch of a new virtual Open Textbook Library established to offer students a repository of resources which are licensed to be freely used, adapted, and distributed.
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eCampusOntario to host the first Open Education Ontario Summit, a forum designed to build local capacity, create opportunities for Open pedagogy, and showcase Open Education projects and practices.
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Following a call for proposals, successful teams from Ontario’s colleges and universities received grants for research and innovation projects related to online and technology-enable learning.
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eCampusOntario is seeking expressions of interest from Ontario post-secondary institutions to design and assemble a prototype open education publishing infrastructure to provide system capacity...
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eCampusOntario representing the 45 Ontario colleges and universities, is pleased to announce the recipients of its New Program Development and Open Education Content call for proposals.
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Dr. David Porter, the associate vice-president of education support and innovation at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), has been selected as the new CEO of eCampusOntario...
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On January 15, eCampusOntario was thrilled to provide Ontario’s colleges and universities an opportunity to come together and share their innovations in online and technology-enabled learning...