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15.3 Course Descriptions (Office of Extension & Culture) 2019/2020

15.3 Course Descriptions (Office of Extension & Culture)

Bridge to English for Academic Purposes

EAP 96 - Bridge to English for Academic Purposes - Grammar - 0 (4-0-0-0)
English for Academic Purposes

This course enables students whose first language is other than English to develop English language grammar required to proceed to EAP 101.

Note: Only open to students in the English for Academic Purposes program.

Corequisites: EAP 97 and EAP 98 and EAP 99

Further information: Course availability and times

EAP 97 - Bridge to English for Academic Purposes - Writing - 0 (4-0-0-0)
English for Academic Purposes

This course enables students whose first language is other than English to develop the English language writing skills required to proceed to EAP 102.

Note: Only open to students in the English for Academic Purposes program.

Corequisites: EAP 99 and EAP 98 and EAP 96

Further information: Course availability and times

EAP 98 - Bridge to English for Academic Purposes - Reading - 0 (4-0-0-0)
English for Academic Purposes

This course enables students whose first language is other than English to develop English language reading skills required to proceed to EAP 103.

Note: Only open to students in the English for Academic Purposes program.

Corequisites: EAP 99 and EAP 97 and EAP 96

Further information: Course availability and times

EAP 99 - Bridge to English for Academic Purposes - Listening/Speaking - 0 (4-0-0-0)
English for Academic Purposes

This course enables students whose first language is other than English to develop English language listening and speaking skills required to proceed to EAP 104.

Note: Only open to students in the English for Academic Purposes program.

Corequisites: EAP 96 and EAP 97 and EAP 98

Further information: Course availability and times

English for Academic Purposes

EAP 101 - English for Academic Purposes-Grammar - 0 (4-0-0-0)
English for Academic Purposes

This course enables students whose first language is other than English to develop English language grammar required to succeed in post-secondary education. Students will become proficient in the use of advanced grammar, verb tenses, modifiers and sentence structures.

Note: Only open to students in the English for Academic Purposes program.

Corequisites: EAP 102 and EAP 103 and EAP 104

Further information: Course availability and times

EAP 102 - English for Academic Purposes-Writing - 0 (4-0-0-0)
English for Academic Purposes

This course enables students whose first language is other than English to develop the English language writing skills required to succeed in post-secondary education. Students will learn to write clearly and effectively to meet the standards expected for post-secondary essay, research and report writing.

Note: Only open to students in the English for Academic Purposes program.

Corequisites: EAP 101 and EAP 103 and EAP 104

Further information: Course availability and times

EAP 103 - English for Academic Purposes-Reading - 0 (4-0-0-0)
English for Academic Purposes

This course enables students whose first language is other than English to develop English language reading skills required to succeed in post-secondary education. The course will introduce shorter pieces of literature, stories and modern essays. Students will study a novel written in a Canadian context. Specific reading comprehension exercises will be completed on a regular basis.

Note: Only open to students in the English for Academic Purposes program.

Corequisites: EAP 101 and EAP 102 and EAP 104

Further information: Course availability and times

EAP 104 - English for Academic Purposes-Listening/Speaking - 0 (4-0-0-0)
English for Academic Purposes

This course enables students whose first language is other than English to develop English language listening and speaking skills required to succeed in post-secondary education. Students will become proficient in listening critically to the Instructor, classmates, and guests. Students will learn to take notes in class, some viewing and interpreting of visual material are included in the course. Students will develop English language verbal skills through in class group work and presentation skills. Students will be able to communicate effectively on practical, social and academic topics.

Note: Only open to students in the English for Academic Purposes program.

Corequisites: EAP 101 and EAP 102 and EAP 103

Further information: Course availability and times

Extension Art

X-ART 01 - Integrative Sketching and Painting - 0 (3-0-0-0)
Office of Extension & Culture

Students will acquire skills in creating artwork, including sketching and painting from several cultural perspectives.

Further information: Course availability and times

Extension CELPIP Preparation

X-CPP 01 - CELPIP Preparation - Reading - 0 (18-0-0-0)
Office of Extension & Culture

The Accredited CELPIP Preparation Course has been developed by CELPIP experts to assist test takers to maximize their performance on test day. The program focuses on language skills and test-taking strategies that will help test takers demonstrate their true level of English language proficiency on the CELPIP General Test or the CELPIP General-LS Test. X-CPP 01 focuses on strengthening the reading comprehension skills of learners, in alignment with the requirements of the CELPIP test.

Further information: Course availability and times

X-CPP 02 - CELPIP Preparation - Writing - 0 (18-0-0-0)
Office of Extension & Culture

The Accredited CELPIP Preparation Program has been developed by CELPIP experts to assist test takers to maximize their performance on test day. The program focuses on language skills and test-taking strategies that will help test takers demonstrate their true level of English language proficiency on the CELPIP General Test or the CELPIP General-LS Test. X-CPP 02 focuses on strengthening the writing skills of learners, in alignment with the requirements of the CELPIP test.

Further information: Course availability and times

X-CPP 03 - CELPIP Preparation - Speaking - 0 (18-0-0-0)
Office of Extension & Culture

The Accredited CELPIP Preparation Course has been developed by CELPIP experts to assist test takers to maximize their performance on test day. The program focuses on language skills and test-taking strategies that will help test takers demonstrate their true level of English language proficiency on the CELPIP General Test or the CELPIP General-LS Test. X-CPP 03 focuses on strengthening the speaking fluency skills of learners, in alignment with the requirements of the CELPIP test.

Further information: Course availability and times

X-CPP 04 - CELPIP Preparation - Listening - 0 (18-0-0-0)
Office of Extension & Culture

The Accredited CELPIP Preparation Course has been developed by CELPIP experts to assist test takers to maximize their performance on test day. The program focuses on language skills and test-taking strategies that will help test takers demonstrate their true level of English language proficiency on the CELPIP General Test or the CELPIP General-LS Test. X-CPP 04 focuses on strengthening the listening skills of learners, in alignment with the requirements of the CELPIP test.

Further information: Course availability and times

Extension Chinese

X-CHN 01 - Chinese HSK Level 1 - 0 (0-1.5L-0-0)
Office of Extension & Culture

An entry-level course designed to give students a good command of spoken and written Chinese and an introduction to Chinese culture and civilization. Students will learn 150 characters and 150 vocabulary words.

Further information: Course availability and times

X-CHN 02 - Chinese HSK Level 2 - 0 (0-1.5L-0-0)
Office of Extension & Culture

As a sequel course to X-CHN 01, this course is designed to give students further intensive training in spoken and written Chinese. It promotes a greater understanding of Chinese culture and civilization. Students will learn 300 characters and 300 vocabulary words.

Prerequisites: X-CHN 01

Further information: Course availability and times

X-CHN 03 - Chinese HSK Level 3 - 0 (0-2L-0-0)
Office of Extension & Culture

As a sequel course to X-CHN 02, this course is designed to give students further intensive training in spoken and written Chinese. It promotes a greater understanding of Chinese culture and civilization. Students will learn 600 characters and 600 vocabulary words.

Prerequisites: X-CHN 02

Further information: Course availability and times

X-CHN 04 - Chinese HSK Level 4 - 0 (0-2L-0-0)
Office of Extension & Culture

As a sequel course to X-CHN 03, this course is designed to give students further intensive training in spoken and written Chinese. It promotes a greater understanding of Chinese culture and civilization.

Prerequisites: X-CHN 03

Further information: Course availability and times

X-CHN 51 - Chinese Teaching Summer Seminar - 0 (0-10L-0-0)
Office of Extension & Culture

The Chinese Teaching Summer Seminar is an intensive professional development course for teachers and researchers in teaching Chinese to speakers of other languages. Chinese educators will be able to develop an understanding of issues related to the curriculum, tasks and roles of oversea Chinese language teachers.

Further information: Course availability and times

X-CHN 91 - Tai Chi - 0 (0-1L-0-0)
Office of Extension & Culture

Learners will gain a fundamental understanding of Tai Chi and be able to perform the entire routine of different styles of Tai Chi independently.

Further information: Course availability and times

Extension Drama

X-DRA 01 - Drama in the Classroom - 0 (21-0-0-0)
Office of Extension & Culture

Using theatre games, speech exercises, movement, improvisation and text, this course is an introduction to drama for our visiting students. This class will focus on implementing drama activities into the early childhood classroom and enhancing Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies and more.

Note: This course is open only to international visiting students.

Prerequisites: Consent of Department

Further information: Course availability and times

X-DRA 02 - Drama in the Classroom for K to 12 Bilingual Program Teachers - 0 (18-0-0-0)
Office of Extension & Culture

Incorporating the use of language into the theatre games, speech exercises, movement, improvisation and text, this course will focus on implementing drama activities into the elementary/secondary bilingual program classroom and enhancing Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies and more. K to 12 Bilingual Program Teachers taking this course will be able to implement the activities learned in this course directly into their classroom in September.

Note: K to 12 Bilingual program teaching experience, K to 12 language program teaching experience is a requirement to register in this course.

Prerequisites: Consent of Department

Further information: Course availability and times

X-DRA 03 - Drama in the Classroom for Teachers - 0 (18-0-0-0)
Office of Extension & Culture

Using theatre games, speech exercises, movement, improvisation and text, this course will focus on implementing drama activities into the elementary/secondary classroom and enhancing Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies and more. The learners will experience drama activities, have opportunities to present rehearsed scenes and will actively discover the importance of play, acquiring knowledge of self and learning to understand and express feelings, thought and ideas. The learners will be able to implement the activities learned in this course directly into their classroom in September.

Note: This course is only open to certified teachers, teaching assistants, and students in a qualified post-secondary program.

Prerequisites: Consent of Department

Further information: Course availability and times

Extension English

X-ENG 01 - Intensive English Summer Course - 0 (14-6s-0-0)
Office of Extension & Culture

5-week intensive and comprehensive summer course designed for students whose first language is not English to develop English grammar, writing, reading, listening and speaking skills. It will also provide international newcomers to Canada with a memorable first Canadian experience including English classes and cultural activities within the Edmonton area and a trip to the Rocky Mountains.

Further information: Course availability and times

X-ENG 02 - Intensive English and Public Health Summer Course - 0 (20-5s-0-0)
Office of Extension & Culture

2-week intensive international summer school which provides students with the opportunity to broaden their knowledge of the English language while immersing themselves in their field of public health study. It will also provide international newcomers to Canada with a memorable first Canadian experience including English classes and cultural activities within the Edmonton area and a trip to the Rocky Mountains.

Further information: Course availability and times

Extension Health

X-HEA 03 - Advanced HACCP Training - 0 (35-0-0-0)
Office of Extension & Culture

This 4-day course is designed to provide outcomes that will allow students to: understand and describe various components of traditional "codex" HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points) systems, understand the application of Good Manufacturing Practices as it applies within a fully documented HACCP program, understand and apply concepts of HACCP plan development. In this course, the Food Safety Enhancement Program (FSEP) of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) will be used including standard requirements and associated documentation. The 4-day version of the Advanced HACCP Training course is Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI) Council of Professional Experience (CoPE) approved for 35 Professional Development Hours. (CoPE approval # CPC-2017-004)

Further information: Course availability and times

Extension Information Systems Security

X-ISS 01 - Full Stack Development Bootcamp - 0 (0-0-15-15)
Office of Extension & Culture

Intensive program to build digital skills and prepares learners to fill open technology focused positions or launch entrepreneurial activities.

Further information: Course availability and times

X-ISS 02 - Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Bootcamp - 0 (0-0-15-15)
Office of Extension & Culture

Intensive program to build digital skills and prepares learners to fill open technology focused positions or launch entrepreneurial activities.

Further information: Course availability and times

X-ISS 11 - Fundamentals of Cybersecurity - 0 (0-0-0-0)
Office of Extension & Culture

Fundamentals of Cybersecurity provides learners with no previous cybersecurity knowledge with an overview of the field and an understanding of strategies to break into this growing IT specialization of cybersecurity. It also provides learners with some prior IT/computer science training, but who are not currently working in the field, with core cybersecurity skills that will enable them to rejoin the IT field.

Note: Instruction Hours: 10-20 hours in total (online)

Further information: Course availability and times

Extension Music Ensemble

X-MUE 10 - Choral Ensemble - Mixed Chorus - 0 (2.5-0-0-0)
Office of Extension & Culture

Participation in Community Chorus community ensemble to develop vocal techniques, musicianship, and reading skills through the study of a variety of choral literature. Through regular practice and rehearsal, prepares for extensive performance both locally and regionally in concert and worship settings.

Further information: Course availability and times

X-MUE 11 - Choral Ensemble - Mixed Chorus - 0 (2.5-0-0-0)
Office of Extension & Culture

Participation in Community Chorus community ensemble to develop vocal techniques, musicianship, and reading skills through the study of a variety of choral literature. Through regular practice and rehearsal, prepares for extensive performance both locally and regionally in concert and worship settings.

Further information: Course availability and times

X-MUE 20 - Choral Ensemble - Women's Chorus (Bella Voce) - 0 (1.5-0-0-0)
Office of Extension & Culture

Participation in Bella Voce community ensemble to develop vocal techniques, musicianship, and reading skills through the study of a variety of choral literature. Through regular practice and rehearsal, prepares for extensive performance both locally and regionally in concert and worship settings.

Further information: Course availability and times

X-MUE 21 - Choral Ensemble - Women's Chorus (Bella Voce) - 0 (1.5-0-0-0)
Office of Extension & Culture

Participation in Bella Voce community ensemble to develop vocal techniques, musicianship, and reading skills through the study of a variety of choral literature. Through regular practice and rehearsal, prepares for extensive performance both locally and regionally in concert and worship settings.

Further information: Course availability and times

X-MUE 30 - Handbell Ensemble - Novice (JuBELLation) - 0 (3-0-0-0)
Office of Extension & Culture

Participation in a Concordia's handbell ensemble, JuBELLation. This ensemble develops handbell techniques, musicianship, and reading skills through the study of a variety of handbell literature. Through regular practice and rehearsal, they prepare for performance both locally and on tour.

Prerequisites: MUPE 164 [C minimum grade required, minimum of 1.50 earned credits required] or Consent of Department

Further information: Course availability and times

X-MUE 31 - Handbell Ensemble - Novice (JuBELLation) - 0 (3-0-0-0)
Office of Extension & Culture

Participation in a Concordia's handbell ensemble, JuBELLation. This ensemble develops handbell techniques, musicianship, and reading skills through the study of a variety of handbell literature. Through regular practice and rehearsal, they prepare for performance both locally and on tour.

Prerequisites: MUPE 164 [C minimum grade required, minimum of 1.50 earned credits required] or Consent of Department

Further information: Course availability and times

X-MUE 40 - Handbell Ensemble - Advanced (Jubiloso) - 0 (3-0-0-0)
Office of Extension & Culture

Participation in a Concordia's hand bell ensemble, Jubiloso. This ensemble develops handbell techniques, musicianship, and reading skills through the study of a variety of hand bell literature. Through regular practice and rehearsal, they prepare for performance both locally and on tour.

Note: A successful audition is required for participation.

Prerequisites: Consent of Department

Further information: Course availability and times

X-MUE 41 - Handbell Ensemble - Advanced (Jubiloso) - 0 (3-0-0-0)
Office of Extension & Culture

Participation in a Concordia's hand bell ensemble, Jubiloso. This ensemble develops handbell techniques, musicianship, and reading skills through the study of a variety of hand bell literature. Through regular practice and rehearsal, they prepare for performance both locally and on tour.

Note: A successful audition is required for participation.

Prerequisites: Consent of Department

Further information: Course availability and times

X-MUE 50 - Symphony Orchestra - 0 (3-0-0-0)
Office of Extension & Culture

Participation in the Concordia Symphony Orchestra which develops instrumental techniques, musicianship, and reading skills through the study of a variety of symphonic literature. The Concordia Symphony Orchestra also involves community musicians.

Note: A successful audition is required for participation.

Prerequisites: Consent of Department

Further information: Course availability and times

X-MUE 51 - Symphony Orchestra - 0 (3-0-0-0)
Office of Extension & Culture

Participation in the Concordia Symphony Orchestra which develops instrumental techniques, musicianship, and reading skills through the study of a variety of symphonic literature. The Concordia Symphony Orchestra also involves community musicians.

Note: A successful audition is required for participation.

Prerequisites: Consent of Department

Further information: Course availability and times

X-MUE 60 - Handbells & Handchimes: Ringing Basics Applied to Elementary Ages - 0 (15-0-0-0)
Office of Extension & Culture

Students will learn how to ring and then teach the basic techniques for handbells and handchimes. Using these new skills, the sessions will introduce students to the use of handbells and hanchimes that explore integration of this instrument into the music curriculum. Knowledge of basic music reading skills is required for this course.

Further information: Course availability and times

Extension Professional Skills Development

X-PSD 91 - CUE Leadership Development - 0 (1-0-0-0)
Office of Extension & Culture

The intent of this leadership course is to create a pool of CUE employees who have developed effective leadership skills that will assist them in their current and potential future roles at CUE.

Note: Only open to CUE employees (staff, faculty sessional instructors, part-time and casual employees).

Further information: Course availability and times

Extension Skills Development

X-SKL 11 - Skills for Professional Success - 0 (3.5-0-0-0)
Office of Extension & Culture

Social and professional skills are essential to develop your career. Learn how to improve your professional and social skills to establish a positive professional presence. This course covers workplace expectations and acceptable behaviors: appropriate business attire and grooming, verbal and non-verbal communication, telephone etiquette, time management and general professional demeanor. The course also provides practical strategies to enhance your professional etiquette, professional relationships and overall career planning.

Further information: Course availability and times