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ActivitiesDateTopicInstructor Assignments
Monday Live Session 1April 15Introduction Dave Evans, Megan Ludwig
Wednesday Q&A SessionApril 17Q & A SupportRebecca Hay
Thursday Live Session 2April 18What is Water Sustainability Dave Evans, Megan Ludwig
Monday Live Session 3April 22Global Water Cycle (I) Jenn Dyson, Megan LudwigAssignment 1 Assigned
Wednesday Q&A SessionApril 24Q & A SupportJenn Dyson
Thursday Live Session 4April 25Global Water Cycle (II) Jenn Dyson, Sam MacKay
Monday Live Session 5April 29Water Mass Balances (I) Sam MacKay, Rebecca Hay
Wednesday Q&A SessionMay 1Q & A SupportRebecca Hay
Thursday Live Session 6May 2Water Mass Balances (II) Sam MacKay, Rebecca Hay
Monday Live Session 7May 6Managing Lake and Rivers (I) Jeff Sereda, Rebecca HayAssignment 2 Assigned / Assignment 1 Due
Wednesday Q&A SessionMay 8Q & A SupportRebecca Hay
Thursday Live Session 8May 9Managing Lakes and River (II) Jeff Sereda, Rebecca Hay
Monday Live Session 9May 13Water Quality (I) Jeff Sereda, Sean Mitchell
Wednesday Q&A SessionMay 15Q & A SupportDave Evans
Thursday Live Session 10May 16Water Quality (I) Jeff Sereda, Sean Mitchell
Monday Live Session 11May 20Water Quality (II) Jeff Sereda, Sam MacKayAssignment 3 Assigned / Assignment 2 Due
Wednesday Q&A SessionMay 22Q & A SupportRebecca Hay
Thursday Live Session 12May 23Water Quality (II)Jeff Sereda, Sam MacKay
Monday Live Session 13May 27Water Treatment (I) Sama AlMaarofi, Megan Ludwig
Wednesday Q&A SessionMay 29Q & A SupportRebecca Hay
Thursday Live Session 14May 30Water Treatment (II) Sama AlMaarofi, Megan Ludwig
Monday Live Session 15June 3Water Governance (I) Sama AlMaarofi, Megan Ludwig Assignment 4 Assigned / Assignment 3 Due
Wednesday Q&A SessionJune 5 Resumes 1Dave Evans
Thursday Live Session 16June 6Water Governance (II) Sama AlMaarofi, Megan Ludwig
Monday Live Session 17June 10Source Water Protection (I) Sam MacKay, Dave Evans
Wednesday Q&A SessionJune 12Resumes (II) Dave Evans
Thursday Live Session 18June 13Source Water Protection (II) Sam MacKay, Dave Evans
Monday Live Session 19June 17Water Management Ethics (I) Sam MacKay, Sean MitchellAssignment 4 Due
Wednesday Q&A SessionJune 19Job Search Strategies Dave Evans
Thursday Live Session 20June 20Water Management Ethics (II) Sam MacKay, Sean Mitchell

Requirements for certification in Amazon Career Choice delivery of NRTG’s Water Sustainability Technician Program: April 15th – June 24th, 2024 

To successfully complete the online version of the Water Sustainability Technician Program, the student must: 

  • Complete more than 90% of all online modules
  • Attend (through live sessions or viewing of recordings of live sessions) 50% of live sessions

Grading of assignments for Amazon Career Choice delivery of NRTG’s Water Sustainability Technician Program: April 15th – June 24th, 2024   

Assigned grades for the assignments (e.g., 60%, 70%, 80% etc.) will be done by markers but these will be less important to you than the comments and feedback provided on assignments. There are four assignments throughout the program, assigned at the beginning of each of weeks 2, 4, 6, and 8. Students then have two weeks to complete the assignment which will be due at the beginning of weeks 4, 6, 8, and 10 (see the syllabus and course schedule for dates of assignments and submissions). 

AssignmentDate due
1Monday May 6
2Monday May 20
3Monday June 3
4Monday June 17

NRTG has the goal of returning marked assignments to students within eight days of the submission date.

Grading is based upon the following table.

GradeRequirements
0%No submission
<60%Very few if any requirements met, very little effort demonstrated
60%-70%Most requirements met, little detail.
70%-80%Most requirements met, detail acceptable
80%-90%All requirements met with more detail needed.
90%-100%All details included