Micro-credentials are stackable and transferable educational opportunities for learners at any stage in their career journey to gain the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in Canada's future economy and workforce. They are stand-alone, short duration, for credit learning experiences that are competency-based and align with industry, employer, community, and/or Indigenous community needs.


Microcourses offered in Spring 2024

Creativity for Everyone

In a world integrating with artificial intelligence, human creativity remains essential to our development. Students learn creative process through communication, improvisation, collaboration, and critique. They explore storytelling and visual literacy through precedent and history. Through practical application, students learn the foundations of design, elements, and principles for composition and image making.

CREV 1121 Design Elements and Principles (January 19, 20)

Students learn the universal theories and concepts of design elements and principles to create meaningful, deliberate, and influential presentations for both two- and three-dimensional design as descriptive implied or abstract work.

CREV 1122 Creative Process (February 9, 10)

Students examine and utilize the creative process as the foundational creative tool that allows for successful communication, idea generation, innovation, collaboration, and influence in problem solving which can be applied from art and design to science, philosophy, and business.

CREV 1123 Storytelling & Visual Literacy (March 15, 16)

Students explore the multitude of ways human beings communicate through storytelling and visual literacy as narratives rendered in visual form.

Total credits: 3
Delivery: In person
Start date: January 19, 2024
Duration: 6 days (each course completed in 2 days on Friday and Saturday, 9:30 am to 3:30 pm)
Tuition: $1621.80 ($540.60 per credit)

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Modern Digital Publishing

PUBL 1900

In this microcourse, students learn both the creative and technical aspects of digital publishing. They begin by exploring what a digital publication is and then develop the knowledge and skills to make one of their own using type, photos, video, and sound. Students create a multimedia digital publication for their final project.

This course is open to anyone interested in discovering the digital publishing industry.

Previous experience with Adobe InDesign or any page layout application as well as basic familiarity of HTML and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) are recommended but not required.

Total credits: 1
Start date: TBA
Duration: 5 weeks 
Tuition: $540.60

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