Course Description

This course introduces instructors to teaching strategies that foster language development and support workplace skill development for newcomers.

In this course you will:

  • Identity the impacts cultural differences have on employer and employee expectations
  • Identity areas for self-development to provide instruction that is culturally respectful
  • Determine a set of soft skills relevant to the general Canadian workplace
  • Integrate cultural sensitivity into your instructional practice to support workplace soft skill development

This course is 100% online and has a peer-learning focus. Successful course completion will be based on active participation in discussion board forums, completion of activities and the submission of a final assignment. The time commitment is typically 12 hours.

Course Offerings

Combined Online

A course delivery mode that combines elements of non-scheduled and scheduled activity. Learners will be able to participate partly at times of their own choosing and are also required to participate in some scheduled online learning activities. Scheduled exams may be required.

Start/End Date

Feb 26, 2024 - Mar 24, 2024





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