Term Based Online Courses
All courses have a credit value of 3 credit hours and have a web-based delivery mode, unless indicated differently.
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- ED 3113 Communication Practices for Adult Education 3 ch
- ED 5011 Preparing for Prior Learning Assessment 3 ch
- HIST 3374 Native People and the State: From the Indian Act to the Royal Commission on Aboriginal People 3 ch
- ED 3115 Methods and Strategies in Adult Education 3 ch
- ED 4045 Train the Trainer: Theory and Practice 3 ch
- ED 4075 Reflection on Second Langauge Theory and Practice 3 ch
- ED 4102 Transition to Adulthood 3 ch
- ED 5164 Learning with Technology in Adult Education 3 ch
- RCLP 3002 Practicing Leadership in Cross-Cultural Contexts 3 ch
- RCLP 3030 Integrated Learning Portfolio 3 ch
ARTS 1000 Development of Western Thought 6 ch
This course explores the significant concepts that have shaped the development of Western civilization from the time of the Mesopotamians (and then Ancient Greece) through to the present day. In the first term, our perspectives are primarily through the lenses of history, philosophy, and political science. In the second term, as science and the industrial revolution reshape the world, other social sciences such as economics, psychology, sociology, feminism and linguistics vie for our attention.
ED 3113 Communication Practices for Adult Education 3 ch
Identifies general theories of and strategies for oral, written and visual communications. Students will be expected to assess their skill levels in all three areas.
ED 5011 Preparing for Prior Learning Assessment 3 ch
Through the use of reflection, self-assessment and personal journals, participants will create an experience-based dossier which will describe their personal philosophy, current professional practices, and needs for further learning. Prerequisite: ED 3024 or equivalent.
HIST 3374 Native People and the State: From the Indian Act to the Royal Commission on Aboriginal People 3 ch
Examines the complex relationship between Aboriginal peoples and the Canadian state from the mid-1800s to the present. Emphasizes Canadian attempts to assimilate Aboriginal peoples and the means by which Aboriginal peoples have resisted these measures and sought to preserve their collective identities. Topics include: the Indian Act, residential schools, the rise of native political organizations, and the quest for Aboriginal rights and self-government. (Recommended for students in the Law and Society Program.)
All course readings, including primary documents, are available through the UNB library electronic reserve system, and students will be assessed on the following basis: two brief analyses (of a primary document and a film) (10% + 10%), an online group presentation and individual write-up about it (10% + 10%), participation in online discussions (30%), an end-of-term peer assessment (5%), and a final, reflective paper (25%).
RCLP 1001 Leadership Foundations 3 ch
Students will be introduced to the philosophical and historical foundations of leadership theory and practice. Furthermore, they will study theories and models of leadership. Finally, they will explore their own as well as others’ potential to contribute to leadership processes. The course will focus on developing student skills in academic reading and writing, self management and presentation, to enhance their leadership abilities. The main course outcomes will enhance student growth and competency in the Knowing-Self-And-Others (primary) and Personal-Well-Being (secondary) learning outcomes of Renaissance College.
MUS 1001 Music Through the Ages 3 ch
This course will examine the role of music in the social, ceremonial, spiritual, and everyday lives of people in the western world over the last two millennia. It will provide an overview of how people in successive eras experienced music and the influences that uninitiated changes in and perceptions of music. Many of the great musicians, composers, and styles of western music culture will be studied. This course serves as a foundation for other studies in music and music history. The course will normally be team-taught.
ED 3115 Methods and Strategies in Adult Education 3 ch
This course examines methods and strategies to facilitate effective adult education programs. Topics include: planning instructional segments; writing objectives; evaluating student work, programs and teaching; using and assessing teaching strategies, and learning resources.
ED 4045 Train the Trainer: Theory and Practice 3 ch
Explores theoretical and practical components of workplace training designed to improve organizational effectiveness and individual performance. Learners examine emergent training topics in a variety of workplace contexts. Prerequisite: ED 3024.
ED 4075 Reflection on Second Language Theory and Practice 3 ch
Examination of fundamental issues in second language education such as definitions and assessment of bilingualism, early and later acquisition of a second language, cognitive effects of bilingualism, evaluation of second language education programs, literacy and multiliteracy.
ED 4102 Transition to Adulthood 3 ch
Explores the principles of adult learning and their application to teaching, planning, problem solving, and motivating learners who are in transition from full-time attendance in ed
ED 5164 Learning with Technology in Adult Education 3 ch
Utilization of a range of instructional technologies, application of educational technologies for teaching and learning. Note: This course may not be taken by Computer Science students.
HIST 1305 Prohibition and Rum-running in Canada, 1827-1948 3 ch
This general interest course introduces the historical method while exploring the controversial theme of prohibition. Examines both protagonists in the struggle: prohibitionists, whose ideology was rooted in evangelical religion and an early strain of feminism, and the "Rummies" who fought to preserve a recreational drinking culture and the economic opportunities that it made possible.
RCLP 3002 Practicing Leadership in Cross-Cultural Contexts 3 ch
Students will study and practice leadership in global and cross-cultural contexts. They will engage in virtual and cross-cultural projects and study and reflect on the impact of cultural differences and diversity on leadership processes. The course will focus on developing student skills in virtual and cross-cultural communication and cooperation. The main course outcomes will enhance student growth and competency in the Knowing-Self-And-Others and Social-Interaction (primary) as well as to the Multi-Literacy (secondary) learning outcomes of Renaissance College.
RCLP 3030 Integrated Learning Portfolio 3 ch
Students graduating from the Bachelor of Integrated Studies are required to construct personal learning portfolios to demonstrate achievement in each of the program's articulated learning outcomes. This course will introduce the learning outcomes, the theory and practice of experiential learning, and reflective writing, as they work toward constructing their understanding of the role and purpose of a personal learning portfolio. May be taken only by students registered in the BIS program.