Course Description

PLEASE NOTE: Current sections are final. No new sections will be scheduled after August 2021.

Discover more about yourself as an online learner in a supportive environment and ultimately determine if online learning is for you. Compare your current skills, habits and technical knowledge against what's typically required for success in Continuing Education online courses. Whatever your starting point, you will develop and improve your abilities to connect, communicate and collaborate with others online.

Course Details

University of Calgary Continuing Education online courses are not like others you may have experienced. Continuing Education's online courses are instructor-led, socially engaging and require high quality work. They are not designed to be a self-paced experience. You will be expected to participate actively throughout your course – contributing meaningfully to class discussion, working collaboratively and producing excellent work.

Learning Outcomes

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Assess readiness for future online learning
  • Use various online learning tools including discussion areas, Zoom, group functions, assignment submission and online tests
  • Communicate effectively with others in an online environment
  • Develop time management and study skills
  • Collaborate with others as part of a online team
  • Search the Internet and the University of Calgary library for credible resources


Unless notified, the course will not be available until 9 am on the course start date.

For more information about online learning please visit our Online Learning Resources page.

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Aug 17, 2021 to Sep 06, 2021
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $185.00
Reading List / Textbook

No textbook required.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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