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Music Therapy for Health and Wellness

HTWL 0609

Are you curious about the field of music therapy? Explore the ways in which music can be applied for health and wellness in physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual domains. You will participate in music experiences and deepen your awareness of how music can be used sensitively and effectively to make an impact. This course is suitable for anyone including those who may use music in their practice such as nurses, teachers, counselors, recreation therapists and caregivers.

The Basics of Self-Publishing

HTWL 0700

Are you ready to become a published author? Learn how to publish your own manuscript as a paperback or hard cover book, complete with an ISBN bar code, so that it can be sold anywhere. You will also learn how you will know when you are ready to self-publish, how to choose a printer and how to prepare a manuscript. Editing, proofreading and cover preparation will also be discussed.

Sharing Stories Leaving Legacies

HTWL 0701

How can we preserve a lifetime of memories for the next generation? Without a plan, photos, mementos, family stories and the sheer volume of a life well lived can be overwhelming to capture. Learn how to create a planning map and explore methods for organizing and documenting either your story or that of a loved one. “Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” (Maya Angelou)

The Art of Creative Writing

HTWL 0704

Whether you are new to creative writing or would like to hone your skills, this course invites you to explore the fundamentals of writing poetry, fiction and narrative nonfiction. You will examine tone, imagery, point of view, character development and editing essentials. Looking at time-tested and contemporary works, you will gain an understanding of how imagination plus craft produce art. You will also have the opportunity to receive constructive critique of your creative work.

Writing for the Web

HTWL 0705

With readers scanning from one website to another, how do you get them to stay on your homepage and click through the rest of your site? Writing for the web demands specific content, style and formatting approaches to be most effective. Develop your ability to write cleverly and concisely to give readers the key information they want while also compelling them to read further. You will learn how to identify what’s important to include on your web pages, how to use key words, break up copy effectively, create inviting page titles and headings, include links, write in active voice, format and various other techniques that will make your web writing stand out. Polishing and proofing your work will also be covered. You’ll apply this knowledge through a variety of hands-on in-class exercises.

Introductory Mathematics

MATH 089

Introductory Mathematics is a pre-university course that explores sources of earlier learning difficulties and gives students an opportunity to acquire the skills in mathematics needed to pursue further studies. This basic course reviews operations and application of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratios and proportions, percentages, and includes a study of the metric system. Additional topics, as required, may be included. Prerequisites: Grade 9 Math or equivalent.


MUSC 0493

By participating in the Music Preparatory Program, you will be able to define your present skill level and determine what you need to learn in order to meet the audition and entrance requirement of the Music Diploma Program.

Principal Instrument

MUSC 0494

By participating in the Music Preparatory Program, you will be able to define your present skill level and determine what you need to learn in order to meet the audition and entrance requirements of the Diploma Music Program.


MUSC 0496

By participating in the Music Preparatory Program, you will be able to define your present skill level and determine what you need to learn in order to meet the audition and entrance requirements of the Diploma Music Program.

Beginner Piano Keyboard

MUSC 0740

A beginner class for individuals over 50 years of age, this 12-week hands-on workshop will cover both standard piano technique and use of technology in electronic keyboards. Participants will require access to an instrument for home practice; an inexpensive portable keyboard will suffice (talk to the instructor before shopping). Reading, playing by ear, improvisation, composition will all be covered.

Vocal Literature Class

MUSC 0760

This course covers composers from the five main eras of music writing. Renaissance to 20th Century, the vocal repertoire available to us from the most recognized composers of each era, resources for printed and recorded music, editions available and ratings of publishers and scholars. It will be fast paced, fun and a door opened for your own further explorations.

What Makes Music Tick?

MUSC 0900

A series of four workshops delves into the structure of music. Participants do not require knowledge of notation or theory to attend. Topics include the rhythmic structure of music, relating to the rhythmic structure of speech and poetry, relating musical structure to linguistic syntax structure and “What makes great music great and not-so-great music boring?”

Schola Cantorum Women’s Choir

MUSC 0913

The women’s choir welcomes singers 18 years and older who simply love to sing! Placing emphasis on the development of healthy voices, sight-singing and musicianship, this choir explores repertoire from the Renaissance to the 20th Century. Choir performs twice a year in Edmonton.

Medical Office Chaperone

OADM 0820

It is an asset in the health profession to have staff trained to be medical office chaperones. Chaperones are instrumental in supporting the emotional comfort and reassurance of their patients, as well as providing assistance for the examining physician. MacEwan University, in association with The College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta, is pleased to offer the Medical Office Chaperone course for staff working in physician offices. In this interactive course you will learn from video dramatizations, handouts, open dialogue and hands-on activities to gain the knowledge and tools that you can apply immediately to your work environment.
This course is for Medical Office Assistants, LPNS, RNs and PCAs. It is designed to help you understand your role and responsibilities as a chaperone, learn about what constitutes a proper and improper intimate examination, understand the rights of the patient, provide chaperone support and assistance to the patients and physicians, and correctly document procedures and processes observed.

Social Innovation and Changemaking

PRDV 0551

Are you involved in creating positive social, economic or environmental change? Need more knowledge, tools, and connections to others also committed to creating meaningful impact? Changemaking crosses the boundaries of sectors and disciplines - whether you come from the public, private or community sector, this course is for you. Gain a foundation in social innovation and changemaking, and an introductory toolkit for mindful action that will be explored further throughout the remaining courses in the program. Be exposed to a brief history of social innovation and emerging definitions; actively explore local and global issues and tensions that have fuelled the demand for a new approach; and learn about the principles, mind-sets, tools and practices required to effect meaningful social and/or environmental change.

Mobilizing for Systems Change

PRDV 0552

How do we challenge and change the systems that perpetuate social problems? Learn to apply systems thinking as a means to address complex and entrenched social and environmental challenges. You will be introduced to the basics of systems thinking, including principles such as resilience and self-organization. Explore systems leadership and what it means to facilitate change. Dive into some of the frameworks, approaches and tools that support systems change, such as the adaptive cycle, facilitation and collective impact.

Evaluating Social Innovation

PRDV 0553

Evaluation and measurement are critical to developing social innovations that tackle tough social, economic and environmental challenges. You will be introduced to the basics of evaluation, including evaluation purposes (e.g., developmental, formative and summative). You will also explore issues related to developing evaluation designs, identifying and developing indicators and measures, and the importance of “failing forward” and “intelligent failure.”

The Promise of Social Innovation Labs

PRDV 0554

How can you move your change initiative from roundtable talks to action? Learn promising practices that are emerging in the social innovation ecosystem to draw on the strength and creativity of the right collective to help steward solutions through the use of social innovation labs. You will experience how to apply a selection of social innovation lab tools to navigate and make progress on a complex social challenge.

EIM Program Design and Deployment

PRDV 0571

Information is a strategic asset as important as people, financial capital and infrastructure. Learn how to design and deploy Enterprise Information Management (EIM) as a strategic corporate program to move the organization from its current state of information management to the desired future state, in which all information is managed as an asset. Learn how to identify business drivers, build a compelling case and develop a program to achieve a sustainable information management system.

EIM Guiding Precepts - Setting Up for Success

PRDV 0572

EIM is a set of principles, policies and practices that enable organizations to capture, manage, preserve, store, protect and deliver the right information to the right people at the right time. A formal, documented EIM policy is necessary to provide the organization’s position on how information will be managed and how decisions will be made. It is equally important that a vision and set of principles are developed to guide decision making. Acquire the knowledge and skills to ensure EIM is aligned with your organization’s business objectives; develop and document the principles, policies and practices that will guide decision-making; and assess whether your organization can engrain EIM into its culture to ensure organizational success. Prerequisite: PRDV 0571 EIM Program Design and Deployment

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