Fall 2020 Course Delivery Information

Delivery Method Key:

Online - Synchronous: Course will be completed fully online; with ALL required real-time activities as scheduled in the timetable.

Asynchronous: Course may be completed fully online without requirement for participation in any scheduled, real-time activities.

Both - Synchronous and Asynchronous: Course will be completed fully online; with SOME scheduled real-time activities based on the timetable and other activities conducted asynchronously.

ACCTGB LAW | BUEC | BUS | FIN | MARK | MGTSC | MIS | OM | SMO

Accounting (ACCTG)

Course Section Delivery Method Technology Notes from the Instructor
ACCTG 300 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass, TechSmith Knowmia and WileyPLUS Students can expect a mixture of pre-recorded videos and synchronous classes. Pre-recorded videos will cover accounting theory, while synchronous classes will focus on applying accounting theory through class exercises. Synchronous classes will be offered once per week during regular class time. Furthermore, these class will be recorded for later viewing. As such, attendance at synchronous classes is optional, although encouraged. Students can expect regular online quizzing, as well as a midterm and final exam. All assessments in this course will be timed and open-book. Students will have flexibility over when they complete online quizzes; however, the midterm and final exam will be administered at a predetermined date/time. 
ACCTG 311 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass Live recorded class from 9 AM - 9:50 AM MWF.  Recorded class should be available by 10:30 am on MWF.
ACCTG 311 LEC D1 Both Zoom, eClass Live recorded class from 9 AM - 9:50 AM MWF.  Recorded class should be available by 10:30 am on MWF.
ACCTG 311 SEM E01/E06/E07 Both Zoom, eClass Seminars on Tuesdays will be live in the time slots set on Bear Tracks.
ACCTG 311 SEM E02/E08 Both Zoom, eClass Seminars on Tuesdays will be live in the time slots set on Bear Tracks.
ACCTG 311 SEM E03/E09 Both Zoom, eClass Seminars on Tuesdays will be live in the time slots set on Bear Tracks.
ACCTG 311 SEM E04/E10 Both Zoom, eClass Seminars on Tuesdays will be live in the time slots set on Bear Tracks.
ACCTG 311 SEM E05/E011 Both Zoom, eClass Seminars on Tuesdays will be live in the time slots set on Bear Tracks.
ACCTG 311 SEM E12 Both Zoom, eClass Seminars on Tuesdays will be live in the time slots set on Bear Tracks.
ACCTG 322 LEC A1 TBD TBD  
ACCTG 322 LEC A2 TBD TBD  
ACCTG 412 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass Class will be live during regular class time as noted in Bear Tracks.  The class will also be recorded. 
ACCTG 414 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass  
ACCTG 414 LEC A2 Both Zoom, eClass  
ACCTG 414 LEC A3 TBD TBD  
ACCTG 414 LEC A4 TBD TBD  
ACCTG 415 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass, WileyPLUS (for quizzes only; free to students)  
ACCTG 415 LEC X01 Both Zoom, eClass, WileyPLUS (for quizzes only; free to students)  
ACCTG 418 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass  
ACCTG 418 LEC A2 Both Zoom, eClass  
ACCTG 424 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass Any real-time activities will take place during scheduled class times via Zoom. Exams/quizzes will likely be timed, and required to be completed within a certain time period, and may require use of Smart Exam Monitor, which means students will need a webcam.
ACCTG 424 LEC A2 Both Zoom, eClass Any real-time activities will take place during scheduled class times via Zoom. Exams/quizzes will likely be timed, and required to be completed within a certain time period, and may require use of Smart Exam Monitor, which means students will need a webcam.
ACCTG 424 LEC A3 Both Zoom, eClass Any real-time activities will take place during scheduled class times via Zoom. Exams/quizzes will likely be timed, and required to be completed within a certain time period, and may require use of Smart Exam Monitor, which means students will need a webcam.
ACCTG 426 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass  
ACCTG 426 LEC A2 Both Zoom, eClass  
ACCTG 432 LEC A1 Online-Synchronous Zoom, eClass, BigBlueButton  
ACCTG 432 LEC A2 Online-Synchronous Zoom, eClass, BigBlueButton  
ACCTG 456 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass, Google Suite Videos with key technical, group work in class for discussions, out of class participation and assignments and quizzes, group work for a project.
ACCTG 456 LEC A2 Both Zoom, eClass, Google Suite Videos with key technical, group work in class for discussions, out of class participation and assignments and quizzes, group work for a project.
ACCTG 467 LEC A1 Online-Synchronous Zoom, Google Suite  
ACCTG 467 LEC A2 Online-Synchronous Zoom, Google Suite  
ACCTG 467 LEC X01 Online-Synchronous Zoom, Google Suite  
ACCTG 468 LEC A1 Online-Synchronous Zoom, Google Suite  
ACCTG 480 LEC A1 Online-Synchronous Zoom, eClass This class should function on Zoom the same way that it functioned in person in previous years.
ACCTG/MIS 437 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass  
ACCTG/MIS 437 LEC A2 Both Zoom, eClass  

 

Business Law (B LAW)

Course Section Delivery Method Technology Notes from the Instructor
B LAW 301 LEC A1 TBD TBD  
B LAW 301 LEC A2 TBD TBD  
B LAW 301 LEC A3 TBD TBD  
B LAW 301 LEC A4 Both Zoom, eClass, YouTube, Top Hat  
B LAW 301 LEC A5 Both Zoom, eClass, YouTube, Top Hat  
B LAW 402 LEC A1 TBD TBD  
B LAW 403 LEC A2 Both Zoom, eClass, YouTube, Google Suite Meeting once weekly during class time for questions etc.  Remainder will be combination of videos and readings.  Evaluation will be a series of eClass quizzes and a short writing assignment.
B LAW 422 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass, YouTube, Top Hat  
B LAW 442 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass, YouTube, Top Hat  
B LAW 444 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass, YouTube, Top Hat  

 

Business Economics (BUEC)

Course Section Delivery Method Technology Notes from the Instructor
BUEC 311 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass, Google Suite, GitHub/Netlify/RMarkdown  
BUEC 311 LEC A2 Both Zoom, eClass, Google Suite, GitHub/Netlify/RMarkdown  
BUEC 311 LEC A3 Both Zoom, eClass, Google Suite, GitHub/Netlify/RMarkdown  
BUEC 342 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass, Google Suite  
BUEC 342 LEC A2 Both Zoom, eClass, Google Suite  
BUEC 342 LEC A3 Both Zoom, eClass, Google Suite  
BUEC 454 LEC X01 Both Zoom, eClass, YouTube Broad knowledge of real estate economics and finance: lectures and case studies focus on business and policy issues. 
BUEC 455 LEC X01 Both Zoom, eClass, Hopefully Argus Enterprise (Real Estate Software - IST working on this)  
BUEC 463 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass, Google Suite This course includes reading papers and other supplementary materials.
BUEC 464 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass, Google Suite Students should expect to read papers and other supplementary materials.
BUEC 479 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass, Google Suite Students should expect to read papers and other supplementary materials.

 

Business (BUS)

Course Section Delivery Method Technology Notes from the Instructor
BUS 201 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass, Google Suite A lot of the course will be synchronous due to the many guest lectures. However, recordings will be provided to accommodate everyone who is not able to attend.
BUS 201 LAB D1/E1 Both Zoom, eClass, Google Suite The seminars will be delivered via Zoom to facilitate interaction, and will be supplemented by online materials (videos, online guides etc.). Recordings will be made available to accommodate those unable to attend synchronously.
BUS 201 LAB D2/E2 Both Zoom, eClass, Google Suite The seminars will be delivered via Zoom to facilitate interaction, and will be supplemented by online materials (videos, online guides etc.). Recordings will be made available to accommodate those unable to attend synchronously.
BUS 201 LAB D3/E3 Both Zoom, eClass, Google Suite The seminars will be delivered via Zoom to facilitate interaction, and will be supplemented by online materials (videos, online guides etc.). Recordings will be made available to accommodate those unable to attend synchronously.
BUS 201 LAB D4/E4 Both Zoom, eClass, Google Suite The seminars will be delivered via Zoom to facilitate interaction, and will be supplemented by online materials (videos, online guides etc.). Recordings will be made available to accommodate those unable to attend synchronously.
BUS 201 LAB D5/E5 Both Zoom, eClass, Google Suite The seminars will be delivered via Zoom to facilitate interaction, and will be supplemented by online materials (videos, online guides etc.). Recordings will be made available to accommodate those unable to attend synchronously.
BUS 201 LAB D6/E6 Both Zoom, eClass, Google Suite The seminars will be delivered via Zoom to facilitate interaction, and will be supplemented by online materials (videos, online guides etc.). Recordings will be made available to accommodate those unable to attend synchronously.
BUS 201 LAB D7/E7 Both Zoom, eClass, Google Suite The seminars will be delivered via Zoom to facilitate interaction, and will be supplemented by online materials (videos, online guides etc.). Recordings will be made available to accommodate those unable to attend synchronously.
BUS 201 LEC X01 Both Zoom, eClass, YouTube, Google Suite, Video call, text messaging, online polling software like PollEV Students will: learn the language of business organizations; understand business analysis tools and techniques; learn how to analyze business cases and problems and improve your decision making, communications, presentation, leadership and group skills; be introduced to the Alberta School of Business; start their journey to a successful career in organizations.
BUS 201 LAB X02 Both Zoom   
BUS 301 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass  

 

Finance (FIN)

Course Section Delivery Method Technology Notes from the Instructor
FIN 301 LEC A1 Online-Synchronous Zoom, my own software  
FIN 301 SEM E1 Online-Synchronous Zoom  
FIN 301 SEM E2 Online-Synchronous Zoom  
FIN 301 SEM E3 Online-Synchronous Zoom  
FIN 301 SEM E4 Online-Synchronous Zoom  
FIN 412 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass, Google Suite On average, students will receive half of their weekly instruction asynchronously and half synchronously.  I will have flexible office hours for students so they can reach me easily if they have trouble with material.
FIN 412 LEC A2 Asynchronous Zoom, eClass  
FIN 412 LEC A3 Asynchronous Zoom, eClass  
FIN 413 LEC A1 Online-Synchronous Zoom, My own software  
FIN 413 LEC A2 Both Zoom, eClass  
FIN 413 LEC A3 Both Zoom, eClass  
FIN 414 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass, McGraw Hill Connect  
FIN 414 LEC A2 Both Zoom, eClass, McGraw Hill Connect  
FIN 415 LEC A1 Online-Synchronous Zoom, eClass The course will be similar to previous years' editions.
FIN 418 LEC A1 Online-Synchronous Zoom, my own software  
FIN 422 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass  
FIN 422 LEC A2 Both Zoom, eClass  
FIN 434 LEC X01 Both eClass, YouTube, PowerPoint Slideshow  
FIN 442 LEC A1 Online-Synchronous Zoom, eClass The course will be similar to previous years' editions.
FIN 442 LEC A2 Online-Synchronous Zoom, eClass The course will be similar to previous years' editions.
FIN 488 LEC A1 Online-Synchronous Zoom, R Studio Server - UofA  
FIN 488 LEC A2 Online-Synchronous Zoom, R Studio Server   

 

Marketing (MARK)

Course Section Delivery Method Technology Notes from the Instructor
MARK 301 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass  
MARK 301 LEC D1 Both Zoom, eClass  
MARK 301 LEC D2 Both Zoom, eClass  
MARK 301 LEC D3 Both Zoom, eClass  
MARK 301 LEC D4 Both Zoom, eClass  
MARK 301 LEC D5 Both Zoom, YouTube, McGraw Hill Connect  
MARK 301 LEC D6 Both Zoom, YouTube, McGraw Hill Connect  
MARK 301 LEC D7 Both Zoom, eClass  
MARK 312 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass  
MARK 312 LEC A2 Both Zoom, eClass  
MARK 320 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass, YouTube  
MARK 320 LEC A2 Both Zoom, eClass, YouTube  
MARK 432 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass  
MARK 432 LEC A2 Both Zoom, eClass  
MARK 442 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass  
MARK 455 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass  
MARK 468 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass, Possibly other platforms for a small part of the course. The format of the class will be mostly Zoom discussions, supplemented with all the lectures available on eClass. Active participation in the Zoom discussions is required, including group presentation of selected topics. There is a group project of designing a new retail business, due at the end of the course.  I am absolutely open to experimentation with different ways of interacting with this material, as suggested by members of the class.
MARK 468 LEC A2 Both Zoom, eClass, Possibly other platforms for a small part of the course. The format of the class will be mostly Zoom discussions, supplemented with all the lectures available on eClass. Active participation in the Zoom discussions is required, including group presentation of selected topics. There is a group project of designing a new retail business, due at the end of the course.  I am absolutely open to experimentation with different ways of interacting with this material, as suggested by members of the class.
MARK 472 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass  

 

Management Science (MGTSC)

Course Section Delivery Method Technology Notes from the Instructor
MGTSC 312 LEC A1/D1 Both Zoom, eClass, YouTube, University Online Assessment Tool  
MGTSC 312 LEC A2/D2 Both Zoom, eClass, YouTube, University Online Assessment Tool  
MGTSC 312 LEC A3/D3 Both Zoom, eClass, YouTube, University Online Assessment Tool  
MGTSC 312 LEC A4/D4 Both Zoom, eClass, YouTube, University Online Assessment Tool  
MGTSC 312 LEC A5/D5 Both Zoom, eClass, YouTube, University Online Assessment Tool  
MGTSC 312 LEC A6/D6 Both Zoom, eClass, YouTube, University Online Assessment Tool  
MGTSC 312 LEC A7/D7 Both Zoom, eClass, YouTube, University Online Assessment Tool  
MGTSC 312 LAB E3 Both Zoom, eClass, YouTube, University Online Assessment Tool  
MGTSC 312 LAB E7 Both Zoom, eClass, YouTube, University Online Assessment Tool  
MGTSC 312 LAB E2 Both Zoom, eClass, YouTube, University Online Assessment Tool  
MGTSC 312 LAB E1 Both Zoom, eClass, YouTube, University Online Assessment Tool  
MGTSC 312 LAB E5 Both Zoom, eClass, YouTube, University Online Assessment Tool  
MGTSC 312 LAB E6 Both Zoom, eClass, YouTube, University Online Assessment Tool  
MGTSC 312 LAB E4 Both Zoom, eClass, YouTube, University Online Assessment Tool  
MGTSC 405 LEC A1 Online-Synchronous Zoom, ForecastX (Excel Add-in) ForecastX will be provided by IST for all students.
MGTSC 488 LEC A1 Online-Synchronous Zoom There will be some R examples that can be completed asynchronously.

 

Management Information Systems (MIS)

Course Section Delivery Method Technology Notes from the Instructor
MIS 311 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass, YouTube, Google Suite  
MIS 311 LEC A2 Both Zoom, eClass, YouTube, Google Suite  
MIS 311 LEC X01 Both Zoom, eClass, YouTube, Google Suite  
MIS 311 LAB D1, D2, D3 Both Zoom, eClass, Google Suite, Access to UofA remote-desktop application (free download) For the most part, Labs will be synchronous and will be according to the schedule, delivered through Zoom and recorded for later reference.  Help-sessions will be offered, normally during the week leading up to Assignment submissions. Occasionally, some materials might be pre-recorded and made available before scheduled labs.  Assignments will likely be individually done and submitted: this will be determined by the lecture professors.  Labs and Assignments will require remote access to UofA's Lab-desktop application (available through free download) and other free-accounts for cloud-based application platforms (eg. WordPress, provided free by UofA).
MIS 412 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass, Google Suite, Access to UofA's Lab-desktop application (free download) Most of the course will be synchronous: lectures will be according to the schedule, delivered through Zoom and recorded for later reference.  Approximately half of the lectures will include in-class-exercises (deadline for submission will likely be within 12 hours after class-end) involving several different Analytics tools.  Assignments will be small-group and large-group.  Both in-class exercises and Assignments will require remote access to UofA's Lab-desktop application (available through free download) and other free software downloads and free-accounts for cloud-based application platforms.
MIS 413 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass, YouTube, Google Suite  
MIS 415 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass, Google Suite, Remote access to UofA's Lab-desktop application (free download) Most of the course will be synchronous: lectures will be according to the schedule, delivered through Zoom and recorded for later reference. Assignments will be individual, small-group and large-group, and will require remote access to UofA's Lab-desktop application.
MIS 415 LAB D1 Both Zoom Labs will be according to schedule, delivered through Zoom and recorded. Labs will require remote access to UofA's Lab-desktop application (available through free download): other free downloads may be useful.
MIS 417 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass, YouTube, Google Suite  
MIS 418 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass  
MIS 427 LEC A1 Online-Synchronous Zoom, eClass, YouTube, Google Suite Need to be online for Zoom meetings unless not possible.

 

Operations Management (OM)

Course Section Delivery Method Technology Notes from the Instructor
OM 352 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass, YouTube  
OM 352 LAB D1 Both Zoom, eClass, YouTube  
OM 352 LAB D2 Both Zoom, eClass, YouTube  
OM 352 LAB D3 Both Zoom, eClass, YouTube  
OM 352 LAB D4 Both Zoom, eClass, YouTube  
OM 352 LAB D5 Both Zoom, eClass, YouTube  
OM 410 LEC A1 Online-Synchronous Zoom, eClass  
OM 420 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass  
OM 420 LEC A2 Both Zoom, eClass  
OM 461 LEC X01 Both Zoom, eClass Asynchronous lecture videos delivered weekly for review by students outside of class time, along with synchronous meeting during scheduled class time that covers the material, answers questions, and provides Excel-based demos. 
OM 471 LEC A1 Online-Synchronous Zoom, eClass  

 

Strategic Management and Organization (SMO)

Course Section Delivery Method Technology Notes from the Instructor
SMO 301 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass Students should expect a rich learning environment that will maximize online learning.
SMO 311 LEC A1 Online-Synchronous Zoom Students should expect to attend the class online.
SMO 311 LEC A2 Online-Synchronous Zoom Students should expect to attend the class online.
SMO 321 LEC A1 Online-Synchronous Zoom Be prepared to be fully engaged. Active engagement is requirement and a key component of the course, as described in the course syllabus.
SMO 330 LEC A1 Both Zoom, Everything Everywhere Students should expect a combination of asynchronous lectures (videos), interactive sessions with breakout rooms and an interactive whiteboard.
SMO 402 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass A flipped classroom - offline (asynchronous) information to be learned prior to class will constitute approximately half of the class time; synchronous learning will take place in mandatory classroom zoom meetings. This will constitute approximately the other half of class time. These meetings will focus mainly on discussing our own ideas, and some presenting. 'Lecturing' during this time is possible, but limited - the emphasis will be on discussion.
SMO 402 LEC X01 Both Zoom, eClass  A flipped classroom - offline (asynchronous) information to be learned prior to class will constitute approximately half of the class time; synchronous learning will take place in mandatory classroom zoom meetings. This will constitute approximately the other half of class time. These meetings will focus mainly on discussing our own ideas, and some presenting. 'Lecturing' during this time is possible, but limited - the emphasis will be on discussion.
SMO 404 LEC A1 Online-Synchronous Zoom Students should expect to attend the class online.
SMO 405 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass Students should expect synchronous lectures, discussion forums, online learning activities.
SMO 411 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass The students can expect to be introduced to skills and concepts in the first part of the class and will then spend the majority of their time in breakout groups practicing the skills introduced during the lecture.
SMO 412 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass One day per week negotiating and one day debriefing in half class sized groups. Lecture context will be delivered via animated videos. Quizzes will cover the videos and readings. In class time will he spent honing negotiation skills and asking questions.
SMO 412 LEC X01 Both Zoom, eClass One day per week negotiating and one day debriefing in half class sized groups. Lecture context will be delivered via animated videos. Quizzes will cover the videos and readings. In class time will he spent honing negotiation skills and asking questions.
SMO 416 LEC A2 Both Zoom, eClass Students should expect a rich learning environment that will maximize online learning.
SMO 430 LEC A1 Both Zoom Students should expect: 1) Discovering what it is like to be a manager of a small business- to developers a thorough understanding of the rewards and risks of small business management, the diversity of small enterprises, and the unique responsibilities, challenges, and pressures associated with the management of such businesses. 2) being in a supportive environment for exploring whether you have the determination, temperament, and abilities to become a manager of a small business. 3) Build the required skills of effective small business managers. These skills include the ability to develop creative business solutions in light of resource constraints, the ability to both assume and delegate responsibility, and the ability to influence others.
SMO 431 LEC A1 Both Zoom, Everything Everywhere, Screenflow plus hardware This typically is a project-based class with heavy in-class interaction, so I will attempting to emulate this in an online setting.
SMO 435 LEC X01 Both Zoom Students should expect to put themselves in the position of top and middle managers in case studies of international enterprises. Some attention to theory. Major term project with presentation.
SMO 441 LEC A1 Both Zoom, eClass, Capstone 2.0 Simulation Students should expect lots of teamwork as the top management team of simulated companies.
SMO 470 LEC X01 Online-Synchronous Zoom, eClass Students should expect: lectures, group discussions, guest leader presentations, group work and group presentations, required group work outside of the class.
SMO 488 LEC A2 Online-Synchronous Zoom, eClass Students should expect: synchronous and asynchronous discussions of unique issues facing indigenous businesses, focusing on Canada. Locating interesting examples for discussions above. Writing. Research.