Privacy in a Liberal Democracy

  • Online delivery
  • eClass
  • 40 hour course

Defines and explains the con­cept of pri­va­cy in a lib­er­al democ­ra­cy. Pri­va­cy con­cepts and prin­ci­ples are explored and dis­cussed through an exam­i­na­tion of the Fed­er­al Per­son­al Infor­ma­tion Pro­tec­tion and Elec­tron­ic Doc­u­ments Act (PIPE­DA). Key pri­va­cy issues fac­ing pri­va­cy leg­is­la­tion admin­is­tra­tors are also reviewed. Pre­req­ui­site: EXI­APP 8171

Course at a glance

Course at a glance

  • Fully online asynchronous course, accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.
  • Aimed at individuals interested in pursuing a career in access and privacy, and professionals in a wide range of areas, such as federal, provincial, and municipal government employees; human resources professionals; lawyers and legal professionals; publicity and marketing staff; and records management professionals.
What you will learn

  • Courses in the IAPP program equip students with the knowledge and practical skills necessary to help them become effective information rights administrators, including access and privacy administration, best practices, and exercising sound judgement.
Take note:

  • This course is composed of six modules; each module is guided by an expert instructor over a two-week period.
  • Assessment activities include a mid-term exam, an academic paper, and a final written piece where students summarize what they have learned.
  • All learning materials are provided through eClass at no additional cost.
Prerequisites

Offered:


Fall courses: all online

All courses will be delivered online, including many that were previously unavailable in the online format.

If you do see a program on our website announced as an in-person or downtown Edmonton offering, please disregard the format – but not the program. There will be no in-person offerings through the Faculty of Extension for the Fall term.

Get ready to keep learning! Register for a course and join us online this Fall.

Laurence Kearley

Your Instructor

Laurence Kearley

Laurence Kearley worked as Senior Legal Counsel and as Director of Legal Services and General Counsel with the Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada from 1998 until his retirement in 2011. He holds a Master’s of Law degree in International Law, specializing in the international protection of privacy. Laurence has written extensively in the fields of freedom of information and privacy law. He is the recipient of the Faculty of Extension’s “Excellence in Innovation and Design for Lifelong Learning Award” and the IAPP program’s award for “Outstanding Leadership and Contribution to the Field of Access and Privacy in Alberta and Canada.” He is the current president of the Canadian Access and Privacy Association.

Asyn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

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

All of us at Extension are looking forward to welcoming you to our virtual classrooms this season with courses that are tailor-made for online delivery. Join us!
Self-scheduled sessions
Sep 14, 2020Dec 11, 2020
Class info
  • 40 course hours in total
  • Cost assistance: May be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant and the Canada Training Benefit. (view all)
    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at excorp@​ualberta.​ca for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until September 14, 2020. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts.
Currently counts towards

* 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.

You can register for and take a course without applying and enrolling into the program.

We recommend that you apply to the program as soon as possible to lock in your course requirements as they are subject to change.

Email

iappuofa@ualberta.ca

Looking for different course dates?

New course schedules are released each June and October.

  • 1 scheduled
  • Online delivery
  • 40 hour course


Fall courses: all online

All courses will be delivered online, including many that were previously unavailable in the online format.

If you do see a program on our website announced as an in-person or downtown Edmonton offering, please disregard the format – but not the program. There will be no in-person offerings through the Faculty of Extension for the Fall term.

Get ready to keep learning! Register for a course and join us online this Fall.