These select sites provide online distance education courses and/or programs on a variety of topics, primarily in the soft skills and personal development areas.
Many of these learning opportunities pertain directly or indirectly to the professional work in which Human Ecologists and Home Economists find themselves performing. Some are directly related to our specific fields of work.Some offer Masters Programs or Certificate programs. Some are credit courses towards a related degree.
Sites include information on program/course descriptions, dates, costs, and equipment needed. These sites are only a sample of some of the learning opportunities available.
www.athabascau.ca/calendar/grad/ Online distance education university. Graduate program calendar offers Masters programs in Business Administration, Project Management, Counseling, Distance Education and Graduate Diploma in Management, to name a few.
www.extension.ualberta.ca/cace Certificate in Adult and Continuing Education Courses offered via distance delivery, online or in-person format. Partnership with other universities. Monthly newsletter. Courses offered on a variety of topics: Helping Adults Learn, Leadership and Management Styles, Powerpoint as an Instructional Tool.
www.peice.com Stands for Petroleum Institute for Continuing Education Inc. “Our Mission is HOPE - Helping Other People Excel”. Offers live interactive online seminars effective for people in remote locations. Minimum of 6 required. Offers soft skills and personal development courses (eg. Workplace Wisdom for Effective Delegation). This organization also offers workshops and luncheon speakers on topics of interest to some Human Ecology and Home Economics Professionals.