Introduction to Electricity and Power Generation

    EXERM 4310 is offered this spring:

Course at a glance
  • Fully online asynchronous course.
  • Aimed at industry executives, environmental professionals, project managers, power producers and regulators, those working in government agencies, utility companies and energy agencies, as well as developers and investors interested in expanding their career or business with renewable energy.
  • Credentialed by the Foundational Technologies Institute (FTI), an independent organization, to meet standards of quality, practicality, and alignment to business needs.
What you will learn

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the ever-expanding global clean energy technology market and what employment opportunities exist for renewable energy professionals.
  • Understand how electricity works at an atomic level.
  • Explain the history of static and current electricity production.
  • Describe the differences between direct current and alternating current.
  • Define basic formulas and units of measurement employed in the energy sector.

Offered:

Take note:
  • Assessment activities include: discussions, assignments, and quizzes.
Apr 3, 2023Apr 16, 2023
Asyn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

14 hours of instruction

In asynchronous online courses, students are expected to move through the course material at the same pace as their peers, but there are no real-time virtual classroom sessions to attend. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Class info
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Take note:

  • Assessment activities include: discussions, assignments, and quizzes.
Currently counts towards:

Applicants intending to enrol in a program are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to lock in their course requirements since they are prone to change.

*If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

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New course schedules are released each June and November.

EXERM 4310 is offered this spring: