Course Description

Enhance your capacity to meet workplace learning challenges through visionary and realistic planning. This course will guide you through a systematic and thorough self-assessment. Then, with help, construct a personal development plan which will maximize your capabilities as a lifelong learner and provide you with a significant advantage in the emerging workplace. After learning these valuable skills, you will be able to teach them to others.

Course Details

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

  •  Identify key actions associated with becoming an effective workplace learner.
  •  Design a realistic plan for incorporating these actions into your working/learning journey.
  •  Self-assess how effectively these key actions are used on a regular basis.
  •  Set goals to adjust behaviours in response to changing circumstances to continue to promote personal workplace learning.  


Students should expect to spend five to seven hours on coursework each week. 

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May 05, 2020 to Jul 13, 2020
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Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $625.00
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Reading List / Textbook

Title: The Fundamentals of Workplace Learning: Understanding How People Learn in Working Life
Authors: Knud Illeris
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9780415579070

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

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.

Students who are unfamiliar with Desire2Learn or Adobe Connect are recommended to take BMC 352 Learning Online prior to enrolling in this course.

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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