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 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.
The course reviews transmission genetics and principles of inheritance. The material also includes non-nuclear inheritance and gene linkage, gene expression and regulation, mechanisms and phenotypic effects of DNA mutation and repair, and the principles and applications of population and quantitative genetics. Students will be exposed to molecular genetic techniques such as PCR and DNA sequencing. This is a Flexible Learning course designed primarily for graduates of programs in Medical Technology from a College of Applied Arts and Technology. This course may not count as a major requirement for Biology Majors. (Antirequisite: 55-211; prerequisites: 55-140 and 55-141, or the equivalent.) (3 lecture, 3 laboratory hours or equivalent a week.)
This course will provide the student with an introduction on how to use SolidWorks mechanical design automation software to build parametric models of parts and assemblies and how to make drawings of those parts and assemblies. This is a process based training course and will emphasize the process and procedures used to complete a particular task. By utilizing case studies to illustrate these processes, the student learns the necessary commands, options and menus in the context of completing a design task.
You will determine an idea's marketability in the non-fiction market, target a reading population, participate in critical discussions about issues in non-fiction writing, and learn how to effectively research a topic or project. At the conclusion of the course, you should have a draft of a professional book proposal/query and several story drafts. You will also learn strategies for marketing yourself and your work effectively.
This course integrates perspectives on the physiology, psychology, epidemiology and sociology of aging and its implications for Canadian society and the Canadian health care system. Several of the key health issues associated with aging are discussed from the perspective of the physical, cognitive and psychological changes accompanying the aging process and the effect that this has on individuals, families and communities. 3 cr, 3 lec. Prerequisites: HLSC 2461U or HLSC 2463U, HLSC 3820U or NURS 3700U.
This course provides an introduction to the visual culture and history of the three groups of Aboriginal peoples in Canada - First Nations, Metis and Inuit. The course content focuses on Indigenous art produced across geographical regions and cultural areas in Canada from pre-contact through the present day. Topics will be examined in terms of cultural significance, techniques, materials, and aesthetic form to provide historical context to socio-political issues related to land, spirituality, representation and the colonial encounter.
A generalized online course developed to provide students with the fundamental financial life skills so that they can make educated financial management decisions over the course of their lifetime. The emphasis is on those financial life skills that are of particular relevance in the early stages of the financial management life cycle.
Urban renewal in the post-war period in response to housing shortages, suburbanization, transportation infrastructure and other factors. Gentrification and the emerging form of the post-industrial city, including ""edge-cities"", new urbanism, and sustainable communities. Case studies from Canada, Europe and the U.S. (Theory/History Elective) Prerequisites(s): fourth-year standing in the B.A.S. program or permission of the School.
This course introduces the historical sociological and political perspectives on the origins of the Ontario Metis people. The course analyzes in broad terms the emergence of the Metis peoples and their relationship with the provincial government. We will also explore trends and issues affecting the Ontario Metis in contemporary society.
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.
The first half of the semester will consist of a series of professional development workshops. In addition, students will conduct research on job related current issues and trends affecting their profession. During the second half of the semester students will complete a seven-week internship.
Today, effective supervision is very challenging. The successful supervisor needs a wide range of specialized skills: you must manage time well, communicate effectively, handle customer relations, measure work appropriately and ensure compliance with complex government legislation. This course will help you develop these skills and an awareness of the multi-faceted approach to leadership demanded in the modern business environment. This course is part of the Manufacturing Leadership Certificate Program.
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.
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.
A historical overview of corrections leading to the present penal system is provided with a focus on the prevailing ideologies and practices of the day. We also examine the effectiveness of various correctional strategies, such as probation, parole, electronic monitoring and boot camps. Federal correctional facilities are visited within the context of this course.
This will course provide the student with more advanced and related skills in constructing spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel, developing presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint and creating, maintaining and publishing a database using Microsoft Access. Students completing this course will have a well rounded knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite.
Mendelian genetics. Chromosomal mechanisms in mitosis and meiosis. The origin, inheritance and adaptive significance of chromosomal changes. Nucleic acids as the carriers of genetic information. Natural selection and the evolution of genetic systems. [Formerly BIOL 139. Offered: W,S]
Shakespeare remains one of the most influential of English writers. This course studies twelve plays across a range of genres. Instructors may integrate theatre-oriented exercises and/or other dramatic or non-dramatic material, depending on individual emphasis. When possible, the teaching program will include an autumn theatre trip. Antirequisite(s): English 2371E, 2372F/G, 2373F/G and 2430E. Extra Information: 3 hours.
This course examines Canada’s role in the First World War. The question of how much the war was a transformative experience for Canadians will be central to students’ learning, as they grapple with issues pertaining to race, ethnicity, class, gender, militarism, pacifism, religion, age, and memory.
A survey of women writers from after 1900. The historical and geographical focus of the course may vary from year to year; for details, consult the Department. PREREQUISITE: A grade of C in ENGL 100/6.0 or registration in a GNDS Plan.
Contemporary issues in the education of students with special needs; assessment and identification; service delivery models; instructional and social/emotional considerations; parent/professional relationships; research priorities; and transition to employment.
Intended for students with no previous knowledge of Nishnaabemwin (also called Ojibwe), this course introduces skills and concepts essential for beginning to communicate in the language, both orally and in writing. Upon completing the course, students will be able to comment on and describe persons and events, as well as to indicate the relative time of activities and events - present, past or future. Topics of discussion will vary. (lec 3, lab 1) cr 3. Students may not retain credit for both INDG 1016 and either NATI 1015 or NATI 1016.
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.
This course focuses on the importance of adapting curriculum and environments to meet the unique needs of children with exceptionalities. You will examine evidence-based practices that support early childhood professionals in providing inclusive childcare through program adaptation, advocacy, communication and collaboration with families and other professionals and community resources.
By the end of this course, students will have demonstrated the ability to evaluate a variety of arithmetic and algebraic expressions and apply these principles to typical situations that arise in the health care fields. Concepts studied include numeracy fundamentals; systems of measurement and dimensional analysis; algebra, with an emphasis on analytical techniques; and evaluating systems of linear equations. Students will develop essential critical thinking and problem-solving skills through exposure to application problems, including dosage calculations, solution dilutions, concentrations and pH. Students will use numerical methods along with graphs, charts, and tables to effectively describe data, calculate the empirical and theoretical probability of simple events using key rules of probability, and apply descriptive and inferential statistics to applications from the health care fields.
This course introduces fundamental concepts and notions of computer security, focusing on security threats, vulnerabilities, and available defense mechanisms. Students are exposed to ethical hacking, use of hacking methods for computer network vulnerability assessment and penetration testing. Various protection methods will be presented including auditing systems, monitoring techniques, and various Intrusion Detection Processes and technologies used for discovery of hackers and advance notice of cyber threats. Students will apply what they learn in scenario-based projects.
This course incorporates the foundational principles of Web design with experiential activities relevant to the process of designing, producing and analyzing static Web sites. These principles form the basis for knowledge and skills threaded through program courses. The importance of design, type, usability and accessibility will be examined through the components of visual and text communications. Application activities involving Web design industry tools, such as Photoshop, code editing software, HTML5 and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) launch the students’ professional portfolio projects.
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)
Introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, & models of the internet & other networks. Covers the principles & structure of IP addressing & the fundamentals of ethernet concepts, media, and operations. Learn to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers & switches, and implement IP addressing schemes. 70 hours
Focus on human experience of living with chronic health challenges from perspectives of individuals, their families and caregivers, and the health care system. Explores personal accounts and reflections. Analyzes concepts, theories and relevant literature. Discussion focuses on current relevant issues. Prerequisites: For students in Collaborative BScN program, AK/HH/NURS 3040 3.00 and AK/HH/NURS 3300 3.00; for students in Post-RN BScN program, AK/HH/NURS 3040 3.00 and AK/HH/NURS 3300 3.00; or for students with equivalent preparation, permission of the course director. Course credit exclusion: AK/NURS 4790A 3.00 (prior to Summer 2003). Note 1: Open only to students in the BScN program. Note 2: A minimum grade of 5.00 (C+) is required in this course for the BScN degree.
This course provides an overview of plant and ecosystem relationships, through a brief review of ecosystem relationships, through a brief review of ecosystem ecology, botany and plant physiology as it relates to choosing and planting a variety of native plants. The plant identification component emphasizes native landscape plants including annuals, perennials, shrubs, deciduous and evergreen trees which are commonly used in the ornamental landscape for the temperate and colder northern hemisphere. Professional Continuing Education Credits can also be earned to maintain industry certificates (ISA,CNLA,BCSA,SOUL).
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.
Students will examine the following topics: maintaining payroll records, salaried; hourly; commission and contract workers; taxable benefits, statutory and other deductions; preparation of payroll journal entries; preparation of Record of Employment; preparation of T4s and T4 Summary; Workers Compensation; Employment Standards; and Computerized Payroll.
One way that people find their place in, and make a contribution to, society, is through work. This course prepares students for the world of work with a focus on their intended field by leading them through a rigorous process of exploring changes in the marketplace, researching their intended careers, and developing skills related to acquiring desirable employment in their industry of choice. Through guided reflection, students learn how to uncover their strengths, understand their motivations, establish goals and become successful workers in an ever-changing environment. The final group project simulates the real-world job search and acquisition process.
An introduction to the aspects of biological anthropology and anthropological archaeology. Topics covered include human evolution, the biology of peoples past and present, archaeological method, the development of culture, the domestication of plants and animals, and the rise of civilization and the state. Excludes ANTH 1000Y, 1001H, 1002H.
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.
Initiation aux champs principaux, aux concepts et aux méthodes essentiels de l'analyse sociologique. Sociologie et autres sciences sociales. Pensée critique et techniques de travail intellectuel. Métier de sociologue.
An introduction to the study of Ethics and the case study method; cases will be drawn from real business situations. Using a combination of research papers and case studies, students will be required to discuss the cases, papers and solutions in class. Mandatory chats and group work. Software requirements: MS Word 2007 or higher.
Ce cours a pour objectif de faire mieux comprendre aux étudiants le fonctionnement des groupes restreints, particulièrement les effets du groupe sur les individus qui le composent ainsi que les facteurs qui déterminent l'efficacité groupale. Les principaux sujets abordés durant le cours seront : les phases de développement du groupe, le processus de socialisation, la communication, la prise de décision, les normes, la cohésion et les rôles.
These skills are valued in every company and organization. Practise creative thinking and reasoning techniques and apply these skills to help analyze and respond appropriately to a wide variety of personal and work situations, including strategic planning, decision-making and problem solving.
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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...