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Since 1980, the Transitional Vocational Program at Mount Royal University has been providing a variety of post-secondary programs for adults with developmental disabilities. Our part-time classes for adults are:
Winter 2019 (unless noted, tuition includes GST)
|Adult Basic Education||Dates ||Days ||Time ||Cost |
|Math and Literacy Combo||Jan. 9 - April 24, 2019||Wed. & Fri.||10 a.m. - noon||FULL|
|Jan.10 - April 11, 2019||Thurs.||7 - 9 p.m.||FULL|
|Computers, Tablets,Smartphones||Jan. 8 - March 14, 2019||Tues. & Thu.||9 - 11 a.m.||FULL|
|Jan. 8 - March 14, 2019||Tues. & Thu.||Noon - 2 p.m.||$450|
|Jan. 9 - March 15, 2019||Wed. & Fri.||9 - 11 a.m.||$450|
|Introductory Computer Coding - NEW||Jan. 9 - April 13, 2019||Wed.||Noon - 2 p.m.||FULL|
|Lifestyle & Leisure|
|Learner's Licence Test Prep||Jan. 8 - April 9, 2019||Tues.||7 - 9 p.m.||$30*|
|Eating Right Living Right||Jan. 10 - April 11, 2019||Thu.||9 a.m. - noon||$450|
|Financial Literacy||Jan. 8 - April 9, 2019||Wed.||7 - 9 p.m.||CANCELLED|
|Life Skills I - REVISED||Jan. 10 - April, 11, 2019||Thu.||1 - 3 p.m.||FULL|
|Wonderful World of Music - NEW||Jan. 7 - April 12, 2019||Fri.||2 - 4 p.m.|| |
|Alumni Activity Group||Jan. 14, Feb. 11, March 11, April 15, 2019||Mon.||6 - 8 p.m.||$100|
|Standard First-Aid||Jan. 9 - April 10, 2019||Wed.||7 - 9 p.m.||$415|
*Non-refundable registration fee
MATH AND LITERACY COMBO: Improve your reading and writing skills and use appropriate technology to express your ideas. Learn math skills in numeration, learn money management skills and increase your awareness of community resources. This class runs from September to April and is offered either during the day or one evening per week.
COMPUTERS, TABLETS AND SMARTPHONES: This course helps you use programs such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, keyboarding and typing software programs. You will explore tablets and smart phones and find ways to use them in your daily life. Learn basic computer terminology, explore the accessibility features and a variety of apps in tablets and smart phones, learn to successfully and safely use the internet to search for specific information. Register and utilize a web based email program such as Gmail or Hotmail.
INTRODUCTORY COMPUTER CODING: NEW! This course will help you to better understand the computers you use in your everyday tasks. You will become familiar with computer programming concepts and terms and be introduced to code editors and online programming environments. You will have the opportunity to write computer programs. A basic knowledge of computers is required
THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF MUSIC: NEW! Come learn about music in the world class facilities of the Taylor Centre in the internationally renowned Mount Royal Conservatory. Explore your creative expression and develop a further appreciation for music in a collaborative and social setting.
LIFE SKILLS I : REVISED. Acquire inter-personal, intra-personal, communication and problem solving skills. You will also gain an understanding of yourself and your actions in relation to others in the group and in a potential workplace.
FINANCIAL LITERACY: This course will help you to manage your money and plan for your future financial security. Topics covered include assets, budgeting, banking, credit, and consumerism.
LEARNERS LICENCE TEST PREP: This clear language course is for adults with developmental disabilities and will help you to prepare to write the Alberta Learner's Licence test with a higher degree of success. Find and apply information from the Alberta Driver's Guide, demonstrate safe driving techniques using models and diagrams, engage in fun and interactive learning activities, learn study skills and test taking skills, gain confidence in your knowledge of driving rules.
*There is a $30 non-refundable registration fee. Tuition for Learners Licence Test Preparation is generously funded by
EATING RIGHT, LIVING RIGHT: Participate in hands on learning activities, go on an interactive tour of a grocery store with a Registered dietician and learn about healthy eating, learn from a Pharmacist about medicine use and safety, create personalized nutrition, fitness and health tools to help you achieve your goals and stay on track.
UNDERSTANDING THE WORLD TODAY: NEW! This course aims to help you make connections between current events, politics, and world geography. Your understanding of world events will increase as you become informed citizens, and be able to discuss and demonstrate understanding of current events. This class offers you the opportunity to expand social and community contacts alongside skill development. Technology is used in the class.
ALUMNI ACTIVITY GROUP: This was created to help students who have participated in the Transitional Vocational Program maintain the friendships they developed while in the program, as well as to develop new friendships. The group will meet with a TVP Facilitator once a month in order to plan and carry out an activity together.
STANDARD FIRST AID: This course will give you the opportunity to learn and practice the basic steps to follow in case of an emergency. You will focus on building your confidence in a variety of theory and practical sessions including the prevention of injuries, keeping first aiders safe, risk assessment and safety in everyday life and the workplace. Students must achieve Canadian Red Cross minimum standards in order to receive their certification.
ADULT LITERACY TUTORING SERVICE: This program assists with improving reading, writing, listening, viewing and speaking skills. Instruction is provided via tutoring partnerships between volunteer tutors and learners and is supervised by a certified instructor. Sessions run from September to April.
Part-Time Courses Information, Schedule and Registration Forms**
Download and print the Registration Instructions and Schedule. Review the new payment procedures and schedule of classes. To be fair to other students wishing to attend the free classes (Eating Right Living Right, Learner's Licence Test Preparation, or Financial Literacy) we ask that participants who have previously attended put their name on the waitlist for each class).
Download and print the Part-Time Courses Registration Form. Check the courses you are registering for and fill out the form.
Attach your registration fees as indicated on the form.
Mail or drop off the registration form to:
Mount Royal University
Transitional Vocational Program, M200
4825 Mount Royal Gate SW
Calgary, AB T3E 6K6
or FAX with payment page to 403-440-6743
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