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Indigenous Ways of Being and Knowing: Integrating...
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Instructors: Leslie McGarry

Experience a rewarding day-long discovery of the benefits of Indigenization within the work environment. This gathering will offer insights into how the integration of traditional values can have a positive influence on the daily operations of organizations, businesses, and institutions. We will explore how the concepts of traditional values, teachings, practices and protocols effectively serve complex Indigenous governance structures; we will learn how to translate and apply those concepts within contemporary work environments; and we will garner a deeper appreciation for the inclusivity surrounding all aspects of Indigenous Leadership.

$325.00 CAD
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Difficult Conversations - ONLINE
Classroom and Online
Instructors: Gita Badiyan

We all dread them – having to confront a challenging co-worker, customer, or friend about a difficult and uncomfortable issue. Often we handle the situation very poorly, and it is impossible to completely avoid the person or people involved. This workshop offers insights into the multiple layers beneath each conversation and provides advice for handling these difficult exchanges in a manner that addresses the core issues. If you’re interested in improving your communication skills and reducing conflict, this four-week online course will provide strategies to make challenging conversations calmer and more productive.

$595.00 CAD
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Grading in Moodle - ONLINE
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Grading in Moodle (Online) is the online version of Grading in Moodle. This asynchronous course is offered over 3-weeks. Grading in Moodle (Online) is designed to support instructors and program staff to develop proficiency in grading in Moodle. Over the course of the 3 weeks, participants will have the opportunity to explore best practices for grading in Moodle, as well as different ways to grade assignments and grade items - depending on the situation and their needs - and get hands on practice with each method of grading in Moodle. This course is designed for faculty and staff who are already familiar with editing Moodle courses.

$395.00 CAD
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Academic Writing and Critical Thinking - ONLINE
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This course is designed to help learners continue to hone their writing, research and critical thinking skills. Develop a working understanding of the writing process, the rhetorical principles of voice and purpose that guide what and how one writes, and the basics of assessing research and academic argument.

All assignments will be formatted and cited using APA conventions. Receive on-going support for your writing assignments, including comments and guidance on revisions and drafts. Learn to work with team members to peer review assignments.

This course is instructed by various RRU associate faculty.

$595.00 CAD
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Facilitating Learning Online (FLO) Fundamentals...
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Facilitating Learning Online (FLO) - Fundamentals is a five-week online course that is focused on developing teaching skills for asynchronous online learning. Over the course of the five weeks, you will learn strategies to create active learning environments online for your students, facilitate or co-facilitate a pre-designed learning activity, and receive feedback from your peers. FLO Fundamentals gives you the opportunity to develop your online facilitation skills with other new and experienced facilitators. This workshop is designed for core faculty, associate faculty, and staff in facilitation or support roles of online or blended courses, regardless of experience level.

$495.00 CAD
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Level Up Your Leadership - ONLINE
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Instructors: Mia Eng

This four-week online course was designed to give developing leaders insight and clarity to achieve the leadership that will serve their personal and professional vision. You will gain clarity on the leadership style aligned with your needs and identify steps to close the gap between where you are and where you want to be. Start with a desire to evolve your leadership presence and leave with a plan to continue your development journey. Combining self-directed, asynchronous activities with a weekly instructor-led exploration of leadership concepts, you can “level up your leadership” no matter where you are on your professional journey, from your mobile device or computer.

$595.00 CAD
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Climate Change Adaptation Fundamentals - ONLINE
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Instructors: Stewart Cohen

Professionals working in British Columbia are increasingly aware of the need for adaptation strategies but may be unsure where to start. This 4-module, instructor-led online course will provide learners from a range of disciplinary and professional backgrounds with an overview of the current state of knowledge on climate science and a grounding in the core concepts supporting climate change adaptation. Participants will gain an understanding of regional climate trends, risks, and their implications for human and natural systems, the role of adaptation in risk reduction, and an understanding of how science-based information and tools can be used in strategic adaptation planning.

$325.00 CAD
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Leadership Strengths and Styles - ONLINE
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Instructors: Cathy Mckenzie, Ed Mckenzie

It’s often said that “leadership cannot be taught but it can be learned”. Leadership Strengths and Styles is an opportunity for both formal and informal leaders to take their learning to the next level, starting with dialogue and reflection about leadership and personal values. With a focus on self-awareness and self-management, this four-week online course uses the highly-respected StrengthsFinder 2.0 assessment to help participants identify their key strengths and develop action strategies to utilize those strengths for maximum effectiveness. You will also learn about six key leadership styles and how to use them to teach, engage, motivate and inspire others.

$595.00 CAD
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