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Extended Education

Preparing for the future with micro-certificates

December 13, 2022 — 
“Micro-credentials like these micro-certificates can play an important role, complement a degree, be stand-alone and provide employers with what they are looking for.” – Rod Lastra

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Extended Education

Pondering the future of AI and Machine Learning

November 29, 2022 — 
“We want our grads to be both skilled and critically reflective.” - Kari Kumar

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Extended Education

Imagine what AI and Machine Learning can do for you

May 17, 2022 — 
“I see it as an important new kind of literacy. If you don’t understand AI and Machine Learning, others have an advantage over you. You don’t need to program but you need to understand.” - Cunyet Akcora

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Extended Education

Grads look forward to attending in-person convocation

April 26, 2022 — 
“I am so excited. For me, this is a brand-new start. Previously I had bachelor and masters degrees. I didn’t need a degree program. I was looking for a certificate.” - Chunbo Liu, Applied Business Analysis grad

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Extended Education

Building Information Modeling is a process not a software

September 14, 2021 — 
“BIM is not a software. It is a process. We need to upskill humans in the management of this process. They can’t simply rely on technology. It changes.” - David Thompson

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Extended Education

Let’s talk lifelong learning

September 1, 2021 — 
“If you have completed a degree and are wondering what comes next, we can help you." - Rod Lastra

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Extended Education

Helping you to adapt and succeed in a post-pandemic world

August 16, 2021 — 
In the future, in addition to our variety of programs and courses, there will also be micro-credentials complete with what makes them unique the digital documenting of skills and competencies learned.


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Extended Education

University of Manitoba joins D2L Wave as an education partner

August 10, 2021 — 
“We know how powerful lifelong learning can be to help people take positive steps forward in life and work... We’re so proud to partner with D2L to make professional development opportunities more accessible and seamless.” - David Mandzuk

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Extended Education

Looking at micro-credentials and alternative digital credentials

June 28, 2021 — 
“It’s the documenting (of competencies) that’s new.” - Julia Denholm, Dean of Lifelong Learning at Simon Fraser University

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Kellie Williams, Extended Education grad, as she appeared in the virtual procession

Extended Education

Grads celebrate virtual spring convocation

June 21, 2021 — 
"I had some amazing instructors that regularly blew my mind. I am a better person for having this experience.” - Kellie Williams


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