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Early Childhood Development (ECD) – AKDN Contributions

June 12, 2017

Over the last several years eTV has helped to create a lot of outstanding media material for the Science of Early Childhood Development Resource. This piece (below), created by the Aga Khan Development Network, utilizes much of our footage from around the world. We in eTV/RRC have been very fortunate to be associated with this organization which works with governments and communities around the world to help children reach their full potential.

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VR Tours and Presentations

May 25, 2017

Wow! We talk about Virtual Reality as an immersive technology and we certainly were immersed in it over the last several weeks. With numerous tours through our studio combined with MADLaT (Manitoba Association for Distributed Learning and Training) and RED Forum presentations that focused on new technology, VR is buzzing around eTV and Red River College. And why not – this technology is brimming with opportunities to enhance the teaching and learning process in a very powerful way. eTV continues to be at the forefront of VR development here at RRC and as always we welcome any interest that will help forward this exciting technology.

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Let’s Talk – #SickNotWeak with Michael Landsberg

March 31, 2017

On Wednesday, March 22nd, eTV was privileged to be part of the Let’s Talk presentation with our live streaming service. Michael Landsberg, TSN sports journalist and one of the faces of Bell Let’s Talk Day, spoke with college staff and students about the stigma related to mental health issues. RRC also tied in this event with the announcement of the Healthy Minds Healthy College initiative which will enhance mental health programming for the entire college community.

Click below to view Michael Landsberg’s presentation:

Michael Landsberg

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Update on RRC Program Area Promotional Videos

March 17, 2017

eTV continues its collaboration with the Marketing and Web Presence department in producing Red River College’s Program Area promotional videos. Each video individually highlights and introduces one of the twelve program areas in the college. Areas completed so far include Business, Health Sciences, Indigenous Education, Skilled Trades, Hospitality, Teacher Education, and Transportation Technology. We look forward to completing the final areas in the coming months!

Check out the showcase below to see the completed program area videos:



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Winter Convocation

February 14, 2017

Congratulations to all Red River College winter 2017 graduates. Once again eTV streamed the event live from the Centennial Concert Hall to hundreds of viewers all over the world. This year international views made for 40% of our viewership highlighting Red River College’s reach around the world. Below you also find a sample of our live (piloted) 360 degree video stream which promises some exciting opportunities for education and communications at Red River College.

Tools For Teaching Excellence

January 31, 2017

Thanks to everyone who came out to our next-gen VR presentation last week. We enjoyed sharing our work and passion with you and look forward to further exploring all the possibilities this tech. has to offer in a teaching and learning environment. As the leader of VR development at Red River College, eTV Learning Technologies invites all educators, administrators, directors, executives, etc. to work with us on this exciting opportunity to advance innovation and teaching excellence at RRC.

For more information please contact: Chris Basarowich

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Get Movin’ Challenge 2017

January 18, 2017

eTV shot a 360° video for the 2017 Get Movin’ Challenge. Over 75 staff and students showed up to participate in their favourite activity in our 360° video shoot.

The Get Movin’ Challenge is a month-long activity hosted by the Staff & Student Wellness Committee, that aims to reduce sedentary behaviour of RRC staff and students during the coldest month of the year.

To get motivated check out the 360° and companion video!

360 Video:

Companion Video:

For more details on the Get Movin’ Challenge and the prizes available visit the Wellness Blog.

Get Movin Challenge 360 Video Shoot

December 20, 2016

Wow – what a turn out for the Get Movin Challenge promotional event. Thanks to all who participated and helped organize this exciting production that will promote RRC’s Get Movin Challenge to be held in February 2017. Stay tuned for our 360 degree video and more information coming in the New Year. In the meantime, Happy Holidays from everyone in eTV. Cheers.

2016 SSMLT Fall Conference

October 27, 2016

This past weekend eTV travelled to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan with Medical Laboratory Sciences instructor Michele Sykes. This was to present the Microbiology Panorama project at the Saskatchewan Society for Medical Laboratory Technologists (SSMLT) Fall Conference. SSMLT is an annual professional development event for medical laboratory professionals in Saskatchewan. The event was well received with the delegates exploring the project and being introduced to the Westman Laboratory Panorama as an opportunity to use the technology within industry. Following the presentation individuals and industry representatives commended the project and its tremendous potential.

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Garden City Collegiate visits eTV

October 18, 2016

On Oct. 12, students from Garden City Collegiate visited eTV for some hands on experience with Oculus Rift and VR technologies. There was a lot of buzz and excitement in the room about these new technologies that offer highly immersive learning experiences for students. Paul Vogt, RRC President and CEO, was on hand to welcome the students to RRC and to witness their enthusiasm for these innovations that will soon become standard practice in many classrooms. The event hosted by Teacher Education was also an opportunity for pre-service teachers at the college to experience authentic, inquiry based teaching.

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