Available for 0.5 elective credit in the CACE program.
Semi-distance format requiring attendance on campus for two days, plus readings/activities to be completed before the on-campus portion of the workshop.
Whether you’re leading an initiative for the boardroom or the classroom, this workshop will introduce you to a variety of visual tools, models and methods to make working and communicating easier. This highly-interactive workshop blends short presentations, experiential learning activities and plenty of hands-on practice to help you understand the value of working visually. By using visual thinking strategies, you can bring more engagement, clarity and creativity to your team meetings and professional development events.
By the end of this workshop, you will have learned a range of techniques and tools that can be immediately incorporated into your professional practice. These include how to:
Activate visual thinking skills for creative problem-solving and collaboration
Explore applications of visual process mapping for strategic program evaluations, process reviews and curriculum design
Expand a resource toolkit by integrating visual aids that help boost learning and retention
Explore graphic facilitation fundamentals to design and deliver engaging learning opportunities
Gain confidence in front of a flipchart or whiteboard by building a visual vocabulary and simple frameworks to quickly capture key concepts, important decision points and tangible learning outcomes
Full refund is provided up to the course registration deadline. Students in online courses who withdraw up to six calendar days after course start may receive a refund less a $50 administrative fee, and no refund seven or more calendar days after the course start date. For workshops and summer core courses, students who withdraw after the registration deadline will receive no refund.
Continuing Studies statement on use of educational technology
This course may require the use of education technology such as internet-based applications, cloud services, or social media. In order to complete this course you will be required to either consent to the disclosure of your personal information outside of Canada to enable use of these technologies, or work with the Division of Continuing Studies and the instructor to use other privacy protective options (such as using an alias or nickname).