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 1, 2021 April 4, 2021 TBD Online
January 31, 2022 April 3, 2022 TBD Online

IDSN522: Project Management for Instructional Designers

 Course Description: Explores project management techniques and frameworks in the context of instructional systems design (ISD). Examines the intersections of project management, instructional systems design (ISD), and instructional design (ID). Builds an understanding of the application of project management to address learning needs in a variety of contexts. Exposes students to the importance of teamwork in the application of project management and instructional systems design (ISD).  Credits: 3.00

IDSN522: Project Management for Instructional Designers

 Course Description: Explores project management techniques and frameworks in the context of instructional systems design (ISD). Examines the intersections of project management, instructional systems design (ISD), and instructional design (ID). Builds an understanding of the application of project management to address learning needs in a variety of contexts. Exposes students to the importance of teamwork in the application of project management and instructional systems design (ISD).  Credits: 3.00

Start Date End Date Tuition (Domestic) Delivery
April 12, 2021 June 13, 2021 TBD Online
April 11, 2022 June 12, 2022 TBD Online