"Charles Purchase has been teaching and developing curriculum for Seneca College for over a decade, and online for us for more than 7 years. Charles consistently achieves high evaluation scores and stellar comments from students across Ontario. His background, thoughtful approach, and adherence to Adult Education Principles rank him among the best online instructors we have."

– Rick Fortier, Manager
 Centre for Distributed Learning,
 Faculty of Continuing Education & Training, Seneca College

"Charles Purchase has worked teaching our online offering of BUS255 Compensation* for several years and always brings the best out in his students. He is energetic, enthusiastic about learning, and his many years of experience working in Business allow students to learn from real life business examples. Charles is well-respected by his students and consistently receives positive and encouraging comments from them."

– Patricia Jackson,
 Program Development Officer,
 Part Time Studies, Canadore College

* BUS255 Compensation is an HRPA approved course offered online through Ontario Learn.

"Thank you for hosting a great course and helping the students along the way. I found all of your weekly posts to be very helpful … Also thank you for returning students marks to students so quickly and giving us great feedback. I enjoyed both Compensation Management and Industrial Relations with you which I learned a lot from and will help me in my future career. Take care."

– Jennifer (Nov 28/12)

"I completed the final exam for the course yesterday. I wanted to thank you for your insight, feedback and guidance throughout the course. I learned a substantial amount regarding Industrial Relations through your assignments and exam. The modules provided a practical element that assisted with the understanding of fundamental concepts. I am hoping that I could contact you in the future as your insight would certainly be helpful. Thanks again."

– Kenneth (Feb 10/13)

Learning Platforms

  • Blackboard
  • Moodle
  • Angel

Online Education

Charles started his in-class teaching career with Seneca in 2002 focusing on adult learners. In 2006, he began teaching sections of Human Resources Management (HRM) courses online starting with Organizational Behaviour (HRM742) and Strategic Human Resources Planning (HRM822). He has continued to teach various online courses through Seneca each term from 2006 to the present. From the beginning of 2012, Charles taught sections of Labour Relations (HRM845), Recruitment and Selection (HRM782) and the pilots for 7-week accelerated versions of both Organizational Behaviour (HRM742) and Recruitment and Selection. All courses were taught on the Blackboard platform through Ontario Learn and were approved by the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) for their Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) curriculum. In total, since 2012 Charles has taught over thirty sections of Human Resources courses to over 1050 students at three colleges, Seneca on the Blackboard platform, Canadore on the Moodle platform and Conestoga on the Angel platform.

While Charles has concentrated his efforts in teaching HRM courses to date he has the skills and experience to deliver any business related course online in any platform.

Charles was profiled in a recent issue of Ontario Learn News.