News

Posted Thursday, 16 December, 2021

This winter, OpenEd, in partnership with the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences (CSAHS), is pleased to offer the brand-new online Certificate in Indigenous Environmental Governance .
Throughout the five-course certificate, students will gain a mix of theoretical knowledge and applied skills needed to assess environmental stewardship and understand how Indigenous and western scientific knowledges address environmental change.
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Posted Tuesday, 07 December, 2021

This winter, Open Learning and Educational Support (OpenEd) is teaming up with Lighthouse Labs to launch the fully online  Web Development Bootcamp . The full-time program is designed to equip students with a strong foundation of skills to become full-stack software developers. 
Over 12 weeks, students will learn the essentials needed to get started in a web development career, including coding languages, algorithm design, and data structures. With...

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Posted Tuesday, 07 December, 2021

If you have recently been to a grocery store, you may have noticed there are more food options than ever before—many of which are plant-based alternatives to common products. 
With the recent growth of plant-based alternatives hitting the shelves, there is notably more research on the positive impacts of adopting a plant-based diet—including health benefits, environmental awareness, and animal welfare...

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Posted Wednesday, 10 November, 2021

OpenEd has been recognized with two  United Way  awards for ongoing and dedicated support.
OpenEd received one of two 2020 Spirit Awards, which is given to the department that demonstrates outstanding United Way support and spirit—meeting or exceeding their goals, and demonstrating enthusiasm, creativity, and innovation. During the 2020 campaign, OpenEd raised $9,736.38 for United Way through fun events, incentive raffles, and prize draws. 
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Posted Tuesday, 20 July, 2021

This fall, experienced journalist Emily Esterson is joining the Equine Studies Online program as instructor for the newly redeveloped Equine Journalism course. The course has been redesigned to provide students with the tools, techniques, and knowledge needed to develop compelling content, and includes the latest trends and best practices in the growing industry. 
As a lifelong horsewoman who has worked for most of the big equine magazines...

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