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Register for the Media Literacy Course

Understanding Media Literacy: Inside Plate's Cave is a 13 unit, 3-credit course offered in two different disciplines: the Educational Studies program and the Communication Studies program. The course is designated as EDUC 315 and CMNS 315, respectively.

The content of the course is identical in EDUC 315 and CMNS 315. Students may register in only one of these course numbers.

Register at any time of the year for Individualized Study

Finding it hard to fit regular university semesters into your hectic schedule? Choose the month you begin your course and work through the course at your own pace.

Athabasca University’s Admission and Registration Information is available online.

Athabasca University’s Individualized study courses begin the first day of the month, and are offered year-round. You must register by the tenth day of the month to begin your course the first of the following month. The Office of the Registrar will process completed registration forms that are received by 4:30 p.m. MT on the tenth day of the month. Remember to consider postal, courier, and processing times when a particular start date is desired.

Note that Individualized study students can register throughout the year and proceed through the course at their own pace.

For more information about EDUC 315 / CMNS 315, please read the Course Syllabus or contact the course coordinator: James Mackintosh


We’re here to help. If you have questions please send in your contact information via email.

Office of the Registrar 1-800-788-9041


Updated January 08 2016 by Student & Academic Services

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