Skillful evaluation and construction of written communications is essential in the modern work environment. In this course, students develop abilities in four categories of information management: access and evaluation of electronic information, summarizing information, creating information for diverse purposes and audiences, and publishing information using both print and electronic media. Using an analytical approach to the development of writing style and content, this course emphasizes the elements of logic and audience awareness within written messages. 3 units of credit $269.22 Text extra.
WINDSOR 050 1162 May 8-Jun 26 Mon, Wed, 6:00P-9:00P
WINDSOR 055 1161 Jul 4-Aug 21 Mon, Wed, 6:00P-9:00P
CHATHAM 550 1160 May 9-Jun 15 Tue, Thu, 6:00P-9:00P
BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS I
This course fosters the development of written communication skills necessary for business students. Students learn to analyze an intended audience, determine purpose, and apply the appropriate business communication format including letters, email, memos, instant messages, and proposals. Critical reading skills are also developed. Students review Standard English grammar, sentence structure, and paragraph construction. 3 units of credit. $269.22 Text extra.
WINDSOR 050 1107 May 9-Jun 22 Tue, Thu, 6:00P-9:00P
CHATHAM 055 1106 Jul 4-Aug 14 Mon, Wed, 6:00P-9:00P
ORAL COMMUNICATION I
This course will help students develop practical interpersonal, structured group and formal presentation skills. Emphasis will be placed on critical thinking, culture and gender, communication process and public and private contexts. This course will apply the principles of communication to prepare students for many of their future communication experiences. 3 units of credit. $269.22 Text extra.
WINDSOR 055 1182 Jul 4-Aug 17 Tue, Thu, 6:00P-9:00P
This course provides the foundations for college level reading and writing expectations. Emphasis is placed on the application of analytical thinking and written communication in response to various forms of text from a wide variety of disciplines. Stylistic, structural, and grammatical components will be assessed through reading and writing assignments. 3 units of credit. $269.22 Text extra.
WINDSOR 050 1226 May 9-Jun 22 Tue, Thu, 6:00P-9:00P
WINDSOR 055 1227 Jul 4-Aug 17 Tue, Thu, 6:00P-9:00P
FOUNDATIONS OF ACADEMIC WRITING I
FAW I is a basic course designed to develop effective writing skills for communicating ideas in academic writing. Topics will include grammar, writing processes, conventions or different prose forms, sentence and paragraph construction. Extensive grammar review and peer review process are course components. This course is intended for students in the following programs: Early Childhood Education, Liberal Arts, and Community and Justice Services. Transfer credit eligibility to the University of Windsor is reserved for these programs only. 3 units of credit. $337.45 (tuition $288.45 + $49.00 access fee) Text extra.
ONLINE 065 1185 May 8-July 28
Please note: There is a mandatory orientation session on Monday, May 8, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at the South Campus, Windsor. Students who are unable to attend the orientation session in Windsor must contact the Continuing Education Office at 519-972-2711.
COMMUNICATION ACROSS CULTURES
Students will discover the importance of social qualifiers (such as gender, race, and class) and social agencies (such as family, school, and workplace) to better understand the various elements of both intercultural and intracultural communication. The course provides students with opportunities to explore several cultural environments both within the classroom and within the community; to write reflectively about what they have learned; and to make interactive group presentations about their own cultural research. By the end of the course, students will have improved their ability to both appreciate the complexity of cross-cultural communication and to be effective cross-cultural communicators. 3 units of credit. $269.22 Text extra.
WINDSOR 050 1170 May 9-Jun 22 Tue, Thu, 6:00P-9:00P
LITERATURE: SHORT FICTION
This general education course focuses on the examination of ideas in imaginative literature, specifically the short story. Students will read a selection of Canadian and World Fiction written by acknowledged masters of the short form. Refinement of interpretive skills, through the analysis of technical elements, choice and arrangement of details, connotative language as well as an awareness of important themes, will aid the student in understanding how cultural background, gender, and social position influence responses to life. During this process special attention will be given to the reinforcement of written communication skills; through discussion and writing the student will explore the parts, as well as the whole of selected works of short fiction. 3 units of credit. $269.22. Text extra.
WINDSOR 055 1165 Jul 3-Aug 21 Mon, Wed, 6:00P-9:00P
French Language Program
The objective of the French Language Program is to stimulate interested individuals, government employees, business and industrial personnel toward greater fluency in French. This program consists of nine courses covering Basic, Intermediate and Advanced level French.
FRC 594 French Intro. Communication I
FRC 595 French Intro. Communication II
FRC 596 French Intro. Communication III
FRC 597 French Inter. Communication I
FRC 598 French Inter. Communication II
FRC 599 French Inter. Communication III
FRC 600 French Adv. Communication I
FRC 601 French Adv. Communication II
FRC 602 French Adv. Communication III
Students with prior knowledge in French, or credits from another post-secondary institution, may be eligible for Advanced Standing or Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) opportunities. Please contact Continuing Education at 519-972-2711 for more information.
We also encourage students who do not wish to pursue the certificate to take individual courses according to their own interests and desired level of proficiency.
FRENCH INTRODUCTION COMMUNICATION I
Some structures covered include: French alphabet, adjectives, greetings; verbs to be, to have, to go; asking questions, negative form of verbs; definite and indefinite articles, numbers 1 to 50; use of prepositions when answering the question “where is?”; questions using “inversion” with or without interrogative adverbs; “stress” pronouns; imperative mood; regular “er” verbs; days, months, seasons, the date; interrogative adjectives “which” and “what”. 3 units of credit. $269.22. Text extra.
WINDSOR 050 1208 May 8-Jun 19 Mon, Wed, 6:00P-9:30P
WINDSOR 055 1206 Jul 3-Aug 14 Mon, Wed, 6:00P-9:30P
CHATHAM 550 1207 May 9-Jun 15 Tue, Thu, 6:00P-9:30P
FRENCH INTRODUCTION COMMUNICATION II
Some structures covered at this level; verbs ending in “ir” and “re”; verbs to come, to be able, to want, to have to; telling time; expressions: to be on time, to be early and to be late; possessive adjectives; where, when, how, and why; future form of “to go” plus an infinitive; asking and giving directions; demonstrative adjectives: this, these etc; the recent past using “venir de”; the partitive article; relative pronouns “qui” and “que”; clothing articles. Pre-Requisite: FRC 594. 3 units of credit. $269.22. Text extra.
WINDSOR 050 1281 May 9-Jun 15 Tue, Thu, 6:00P-9:30P
FRENCH INTRODUCTION COMMUNICATION III
Some structures covered at this level: irregular “ir” verbs; several irregular verbs; there is and there are; “Il faut”; direct object pronouns; expressions of quantity; “c’est” and “il est”; professions; the weather; interrogative pronouns “qui” and “quoi”; indirect object pronouns; the past tense; “Il y a” + the past tense; the adjective “tout”; pronouns “en” and “y”; countries, cities, nationalities. Pre-Requisite: FRC 595. 3 units of credit. $269.22. Text extra.
WINDSOR 050 1125 May 9-Jun 15 Tue, Thu, 6:00P-9:30P
FRENCH INTERMEDIATE COMMUNICATION I
Students should have completed Introduction levels or have equivalent experience with the French language. Structures covered will include: transportation; reflexive (pronominal) verbs; “Depuis”; forming adverbs; superlatives; the “imperfect” tense; family members; food; idiomatic meanings of certain pronominals; imperatives of pronominals; adverbs, positions in a sentence; review of negatives + “de”; superlatives; past tense of pronominal verbs; the imperfect tense. Pre-Requisite: FRC 596. 3 units of credit. $269.22. Text extra.
WINDSOR 050 1201 May 9-Jun 15 Tue, Thu, 6:00P-9:30P
FRENCH INTERMEDIATE COMMUNICATION II
Some structures covered at this level: interrogative pronoun “which”; “Celle-ci” “Celle-la”; comparative and superlative of adverbs; future tense; negative answers to “someone” “something”; imperative + direct and indirect object pronouns; relative pronoun “don’t”; future tense + “quand, des que, tant que”; someone - no one; something - nothing; relative pronoun “don’t”; conditional - present tense; “Si” + imperfect and conditional; possessive pronouns. Pre-Requisite: FRC 597. 3 units of credit. $269.22. Text extra.
WINDSOR 050 1177 May 8-Jun 19 Mon, Wed, 6:00P-9:30P
FRENCH INTERMEDIATE COMMUNICATION III
Some structures covered at this level: how to express “possibility” and “condition”; the expression “ne...(plus) que”; the use of quelqu’un, quelque chose, rien, personne + adjective; subjunctive and infinitive; expressing emphasis using “ce qui (que) ... c’est”; verbs followed by an infinitive clause that contains a subject; the use of “avant que” + subjunctive and “avant de” + infinitive; the use of “en” + the present participle; the position of two complementary pronouns; the compound tenses; futur anterieur; the negative “ni...ni”; possessive pronouns. Pre-Requisite: FRC 598. 3 units of credit. $269.22 Text extra.
WINDSOR 050 1278 May 9-Jun 15 Tue, Thu, 6:00P-9:30P
FRENCH ADVANCED COMMUNICATION I
Student should have completed the Introduction and Intermediate levels or have equivalent experience in the French language. Structures covered will include: subjunctive of irregular verbs; active and passive voice; "Faire" + an infinitive; pronouns: tous, toute, tout, chacun, aucun; indefinite pronouns; past infinitive; direct and indirect discourse; changing verb tenses; expressions of time; subjunctive past; irregular verbs ending in "indre". Pre-Requisite: FRC 599. 3 units of credit. $269.22 Text extra.
WINDSOR 050 1174 May 9-Jun 15 Tue, Thu, 6:00P-9:30P
This is an introductory course to the Italian language in a student-centered setting which emphasizes a communicative learning approach. In this course, the essential language skills – listening, speaking, reading and writing – will be developed simultaneously. In the classroom, students will engage in a variety of interactive and communicative activities which will further the required practice to learn the language. During this course, students will also be introduced to various aspects of the culture of Italian-speaking countries. 3 units of credit. $269.22. Text extra.
WINDSOR 050 1118 May 9-Jul 25 Tue, 6:00P-9:30P
CHATHAM 550 1119 May 8-Jun 19 Mon, Wed, 6:00P-9:30P
This is an introductory course to the Spanish language in a student-centered setting which emphasizes a communicative learning approach. In this course, the essential language skills -listening, speaking, reading, writing -will be developed simultaneously. In the classroom, students will engage in a variety of interactive and communicative activities which will further the required practice to learn the language. During this course, students will also be introduced to various aspects of the culture of Spanish-speaking countries. 3 units of credit. $269.22. Text extra.
WINDSOR 050 1222 May 9-Jul 25 Tue, 6:00P-9:30P
WINDSOR 055 1221 Jul 3-Aug 14 Mon, Wed, 6:00P-9:30P
CHATHAM 550 1220 May 9-Jun 15 Tue, Thu, 6:00P-9:30P
American Sign Language
ASL AND CULTURE FOR THE BEGINNER
Development of American Sign Language skills and introduction of grammatical structures is the focus of this course. Emphasis will be placed on vocabulary and comprehension skills. The enrichment of Deaf Culture and community studies will be incorporated into the curriculum. 3 units of credit. $269.22 Text extra.
WINDSOR 050 1267 May 9-Jun 22 Tue, Thu, 6:00P-9:0P
CHATHAM 550 1266 May 8-Jun 19 Mon, Wed, 6:00P-9:30P
WINDSOR 055 1268 Jul 4-Aug 17 Tue, Thu, 6:00P-9:00P
SIGN LANGUAGE II (ASL)
Continual development of basic communication skills including grammatical structure and a selected vocabulary. Pre-Requisite: ASL 106. 3 units of credit. $269.22. Text extra.
WINDSOR 050 1218 May 8-Jun 26 Mon, Wed, 6:00P-9:00P
IELTS Preparation Workshops
St. Clair College Continuing Education (Windsor) is now an IELTS Canada Information Centre. For assistance registering for an upcoming IELTS test date, please visit our office in Room 161 at the South Campus, 2000 Talbot Rd. W.
The following workshop is designed to help non-native speakers of English prepare for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test. Course scheduling has been arranged with upcoming Windsor IELTS test dates in mind.
For a complete listing of testing days, times and locations visit www.ieltscanada.ca.
IELTS INTENSIVE PREPARATION
This intensive preparation workshop is designed to refine candidates’ skills required to succeed on either the IELTS Academic or General Training Test. Our qualified instructors will help you review the IELTS structure and polish your test-taking strategies. Know what to expect and engage in helpful practice before attempting the test. $249.50 (tuition $220.80, HST $28.70)
WINDSOR 070 2558 May 6-Jun 24 Sat, 9:00A-12:00P
Language Interpreter Certificate Program
Next intake Fall 2017
Obtain the training and credential you need to become an international language interpreter. There is a growing need for skilled interpreters who can provide services within the business, health, and human service sectors. St. Clair College is proud to offer this program with the assistance of the Multicultural Council of Windsor and Essex County.
- An approved College or University degree or diploma.
- Fluency in English and a second language as demonstrated by a 75% or higher score on the ILSAT test administered by the Multicultural Council and graded by an internationally recognized outside agency.
The cost of the test is $200.00 CDN per student (fee subject to change). Contact the Multicultural Council of Windsor and Essex County at 519-255-1127 to schedule a test. Students should arrange to write the test at least 4 weeks prior to program start. Contact St. Clair College Continuing Education, 519-972-2711 for details.
Six Courses Required:
LIN 101 Intro. to Spoken Language Interpretation
LIN 102 Consecutive Interpreting, Note-Taking, and Sight Translation - Skills Development
LIN 103 Setting Specific Interpreting - Social Service and Health Industry
LIN 104 Advanced Spoken Language Interpreting
LIN 106 Simultaneous Interpreting- Skills Development
LIN 107 Interpreting In Court, Domestic Violence, Advanced Healthcare Settings