Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Education2Go (Ed2go)

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Why Ed2go could be right for you:

  • It’s affordable, fun, fast, convenient, and geared just for you. Ed2go offers a wide range of interactive courses that you can take entirely over the internet.
  • Courses are comprehensive, online and delivered in a convenient six-week format.
  • Courses are led by expert instructors, with many of them being nationally known.
  • Learn in an interactive learning environment.
  • Build on your learning using student discussion areas.
  • New sessions start each month—typically on the third Wednesday.
  • Most courses start at $165 and a number of them are less than that.

Categories to explore:

  • Accounting and finance
  • Business
  • College readiness
  • Computer applications
  • Design and composition
  • Health-care and medical
  • Language and arts
  • Personal development
  • Teaching and education
  • Technology
  • Writing and publishing

Check out these Ed2go courses:

Creating Mobile apps with HTML5 (SelfPaced Tutorial)

Interested in making mobile apps that run on iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows devices? Sure you do! Do you want to learn five different programming languages?

Of course you don’t! Fortunately, you’re about to discover a better way to build apps. In this course, you’ll learn how to imagine, design, build, and optimize a cross-platform mobile app using the very latest HTML5 standards. The result will be a mobile app that’s fast and runs on just about any smartphone or tablet computer. You’ll also learn some of the most sought-after skills in web and mobile development, including:

  • HTML5 and how it’s different from previous versions of HTML.
  • CSS3, the layout and styling language of the mobile web.
  • Scripting with JavaScript and several JavaScript frameworks and techniques such as jQuery, jQuery Mobile, and AJAX.
  • How to incorporate web services such as Google Maps into your app.
  • How to determine an app’s user location by accessing the built-in geolocation capabilities of the user’s smartphone.
  • How to create mobile mashups using web application programming interfaces (Web APIs).
  • How to make your app run as fast as possible for your users by optimizing your app’s performance.
  • How to submit your app to Apple’s App Store and Google Play by converting your HTM5 apps into native apps.

By the end of the course, you’ll have built your first mobile web app, and you’ll be on your way to making your dream of being a successful mobile app developer a reality.

Fee: $165


Introduction to Natural Health and Healing

Would you like to learn more about natural health but don’t know where to start? If so, this is the course for you! We’ll discuss the various stages of health and illness, and you’ll discover that true health means wholeness of the mind, body, and spirit. You’ll start a personal health journal to evaluate your current lifestyle and observe how your behaviours can affect your health. We’ll explore naturopathy, which seeks ways for the body to heal itself. You’ll find out about proper breathing techniques to enhance health, and you’ll learn the value of hydrotherapy, diet, biorhythms and fasting. We’ll examine using the power of the mind for healing the body and discuss brain function tests, visualization and relaxation therapies. You’ll see the great power of belief. Then we’ll delve into vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, free radicals and the basic requirements that constitute a healthy diet. After our talk, you’ll have the skills to develop menus that improve health. We’ll look at herbal healing, aromatherapy, body therapies, massage techniques, osteopathy, chiropractic, T’ai Chi, reflexology, yoga, Feng Shui, therapeutic touch, natural remedies for common emergencies and much more. By the end of this course, you’ll have begun taking charge of your own health and healing.

Fee: $125


Business Finance for Non-Finance Personnel

Interested in making better business decisions to increase your company’s profits, move you up the corporate ladder, and help you reach a better, personal financial position? Then you need to take this course.

Using practical explanations and real-life examples, you will learn how money flows through a typical business. You will learn the basics of how a business operates, including how to develop successful business strategies and how to use financial statements to make better business decisions.

Whether you’re an employee, sales executive, supervisor, or manager, a better understanding of basic financial information will assist you in making decisions that will positively affect your company's financial situation.

This is a business finance course for non-financial employees and managers. In six weeks, you will be more confident in your business and financial decisions because of your fuller understanding of how business operates.

Fee: $165


Wow, What a Great Event!

Are you planning a special event and could use some helpful advice? Considering event planning as a future career? Curious about what other event planners are doing? Need new ideas and resources? Wow, What a Great Event! is course made for you.

Discover how all the pieces fit together to make any size or type of event successful, whether it’s for your family or friends, your employer, or your favourite charity. Learn how to avoid common pitfalls, embarrassing errors, and costly mistakes. Your new understanding will impress your current boss or future employers. If you’re a very experienced planner just looking for a few ideas, you will learn of resources you probably didn’t know existed.

Each lesson covers a new topic, with every one important to planning a successful event. You’ll learn about themes, venues, menus, entertainment, décor, and much, much more. You will develop skills, find resources, and gain confidence to plan any event. You’ll discover proven tips, tools, techniques, and procedures that will make event planning easier for you. You’ll gain access to event industry information compiled by professionals in the event industry.

Learn how and where to meet other event and meeting planners and what professional associations and industry groups are worth joining. You’ll be so excited with your newly-gained confidence and expertise that you’ll want to start planning your next event even before the course is over.

Fee: $125


Please call the TRU office if you are interested in the following workshops:

  • Quick Books
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Bee Keeper