This course examines how research, current legislation, regulations, and ethical and professional standards impact evidence informed practices of resource consultants. Students assess a variety of observation and screening tools, family engagement models and learning strategies in order to understand child development and advise families and early learning educators. They utilize and reflect on professional knowledge and plan further learning related to teaching and inclusive practices. Prerequisites: Supporting Atypical Development & Adapting & Modifying Curriculum Practices Textbook Required.
After a prohibition that has been in place for almost 100 years, the Canadian government will legalize the recreational use of cannabis in 2018. This will make Canada only the second country in the world (behind Uruguay) to do so at a national level. Students will examine the history of cannabis within Canada, develop insights into the factors behind the decision to legalize, discuss the findings of the Cannabis Legalization and Regulation Task Force, and explore the emerging legal framework surrounding the personal use of cannabis. This course has mandatory group work.
Students explore the evolution of wired networks to wireless networking and its impact on the corporate world. Using case studies and real-world events, the student discusses risk assessments, threats, and vulnerabilities of wireless networks, as well as the security measures that should be put in place to mitigate breaches. Students will look at the policies and procedures in place and a glimpse ahead at the future of wireless and mobile device security. Textbook Required