General Studies Courses

General Studies courses may be an option for students interested in taking one or two credit-based courses but who are not currently interested in seeking a credential. Students who successfully complete General Studies courses may be eligible to transfer credit toward a certificate, diploma or degree upon formal admission to a program.

Permission to register in General Studies courses requires approval by the Dean or designate. Supporting documentation and/or prerequisites may be required.

For information about non-credit courses, visit Continuing Studies.

Upcoming Start Dates

IDSN521: Graphic Design for Instructional Designers

 Course Description: Examines the links between graphic design principles and the planning, design, and creation of effective learning materials in print, online or blended environments. Explores basic principles of graphic design, including layout, typography, and colour theory. Examines the key learning theories underpinning the connections between graphic treatment and learner engagement and cognition. Prerequisite: LRNTLNK completion is a mandatory requirement (prerequisite) for progression to this course and the remainder of your program.  Credits: 3.00

IDSN521: Graphic Design for Instructional Designers

 Course Description: Examines the links between graphic design principles and the planning, design, and creation of effective learning materials in print, online or blended environments. Explores basic principles of graphic design, including layout, typography, and colour theory. Examines the key learning theories underpinning the connections between graphic treatment and learner engagement and cognition. Prerequisite: LRNTLNK completion is a mandatory requirement (prerequisite) for progression to this course and the remainder of your program.  Credits: 3.00

Start Date End Date Tuition (Domestic) Delivery
February 3, 2020 April 5, 2020 TBD Online
February 1, 2021 April 4, 2021 TBD Online

IDSN522: Project Management for Instructional Designers

 Course Description: Explores project management techniques and frameworks. Examines the essential basics of project management, including scheduling, budgeting and quality. Builds an understanding of client expectations from a variety of perspectives. Exposes students to the importance of team work in the process of project management.  Credits: 3.00

IDSN522: Project Management for Instructional Designers

 Course Description: Explores project management techniques and frameworks. Examines the essential basics of project management, including scheduling, budgeting and quality. Builds an understanding of client expectations from a variety of perspectives. Exposes students to the importance of team work in the process of project management.  Credits: 3.00

Start Date End Date Tuition (Domestic) Delivery
April 13, 2020 June 14, 2020 TBD Online
April 12, 2021 June 13, 2021 TBD Online