Some classes begin on January 3rd - check your registration confirmation email for start dates.
Since 1980 the Transitional Vocational Program at Mount Royal University has been providing a variety of post-secondary programs for adults with developmental disabilities. Following is a listing of available part-time classes for adults:
ALUMNI ACTIVITY GROUP: New for Winter 2018! This course was created to help students who have participated in the Transitional Vocational Program maintain the friendships they have developed while in the program, as well as to develop new friendships. The group will meet with a TVP Facilitator twice a month in order to plan and carry out an activity together.
|CRN 31013||Jan. 8 - April 9||every 2nd Monday||7 - 9 p.m.||$100*|
Alumni Activity Group Registration Form: download this form for easy Alumni Group Activity registration.
FUNCTIONAL LITERACY & MATH COMBO II: Improve your reading, improve your writing skills and use appropriate technology to express your ideas, learn math skills in numeration, learn money management skills, increase your awareness of community resources (this is a full year course, class resumes on Jan 3 - April 25) .
|CRN tba||Jan. 3 - April 25||Wed. and Fri.||10 a.m. - 12 p.m.||FULL|
COMPUTER CREATIONS: Create your own personal learning goals while working at your own pace. Through the use of computer programs and the internet, you will improve your functional reading, writing, listening, speaking and viewing skills in a learner centered small group. You will create and share blogs, make moves, and create PowerPoint presentations (this is a full year course, class resumes on January 4 - April 11).
|CRN 30420||Jan. 3 - April 4||Wed.||7 - 9 p.m.||FULL|
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.
|CRN 30002||Jan. 9 - March 15||Tue. and Thurs.||9 - 11 a.m.||FULL|
|CRN 30156||Jan. 9 - March 15||Tue. and Thurs.||12 - 2 p.m.||$450*|
|CRN 30571||Jan. 10 - March 16||Wed. and Fri.||9 - 11 a..m.||$450*|
LIFE SKILLS: Increase awareness of self and self-confidence, understand the aspects of trust and risk taking, practice skills for efficient teamwork, develop and demonstrate effective communication skills, differentiate passive, aggressive, and assertive behaviour. Identify encouraging and negative behaviours and attitudes required for success in the work place, evaluate the amount of choice and control in their life and identify ways they give up control, implement strategies for conflict resolution. Explore and utilize methods for stress management, utilize the journal as a tool for self-reflection that aides in the identification of learning and growth, explore different ways of looking at problems and practicing creative strategies for problem solving and decision making.
|CRN 31012||Jan. 11 - April 12 Thurs.||1 - 3 p.m .||FULL|
USING YOUR PHONE TO TAKE PICTURES: You will learn how to access the digital camera on your cell phone, take good photos with and without the flash, use the zoom lens, learn about the basics of "composition" when taking digital pictures including balance, lighting, point of interest and the rule of thirds. Learn how to successfully download pictures from the cell phone to the appropriate storage device and develop a file storage system on your personal storage device and learn how to safely share your digital photos using digital albums, email, websites, Facebook and/or blogs.
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.
|CRN 30761 Jan. 10 - April 11||Wed|
The Financial Literacy course is generously funded by
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.
|CRN 30635||Jan. 9 - April 10||Tues.||7 - 9 p.m.||FULL|
The Learners Licence Test Preparation course 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.
|CRN 30613||Jan. 11 - April 12||Thu. 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.||FULL|
The Eating Right Living Right course is generously funded by
*Tuition includes GST
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 application to:
Mount Royal University
Transitional Vocational Program, M200
4825 Mount Royal Gate SW
Calgary, AB T3E 6K6
Questions? Contact us:
**Note: You will need Acrobat Reader to view and print this form.