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Supporting SECD

November 9, 2012

Just back from Tajikistan and Afghanistan, eTV has captured some amazing video to support Community Services’ Science of Early Child Development project. This multi-media resource, which highlights some of the most recent and relevant research into early human development and population health, is typical of the socially-conscious work carried out by Red River College. To date, eTV has contributed nearly 200 videos to the resource with video shot in North America, Tanzania, Kenya, Egypt, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Afghanistan. For more information on the resource please visit www.scienceofecd.com and check back at this site shortly for some sample footage.

For more information about eTV, check out our About page.

Campus Master Plan Update

November 9, 2012

On Nov. 5th 2012, David Rew hosted the Campus Master Plan Update in eTV’s Studio B. eTV streamed the event live to accommodate an audience that exceeded physical capacity and for those at other campuses. In the session David discussed the updates and revisions made to the College’s Master Plan, and took suggestions from the live audience. Upon the conclusion of the event, eTV immediately made the presentation available on-demand. Viewers are invited to watch the presentation on-line and submit their own questions and comments at any time.

Check out the presentation at http://www.rrc.ca/campusmasterplanupdate

For more information about eTV, check out our About page.

New Employee Orientation

November 9, 2012

eTV went mobile on Oct. 23rd 2012 to record the New Employee Orientation Information Session. For the first time, this session will be made available on-demand on Red River College’s website. Providing video on-line will increase accessibility not only for those who were unable to attend the session, but for all current and future College employees. Though these sessions are aimed at new employees, the information is relevant and important for all.

For more information about eTV, check out our About page.

RPL @ Noon

November 9, 2012

eTV is streaming a monthly RPL presentation live from Studio B, which is made available on-demand on the RPL AIR site.  The October and November presentations are now on-line and the next live presentation will be in December.  Watch the All Staff News for upcoming sessions!

Check out the RPL AIR site at http://air.rrc.mb.ca/RPL/default.aspx

For more information about eTV, check out our About page.

New Foyer and Touchscreen

November 9, 2012

Drop in to eTV and see the changes we’ve made to our foyer! We have created a vibrant meeting space, highlighted by a new touchscreen display that will be showcasing samples of the many diverse projects we have produced. From early childhood development to automotive, eTV has covered a lot of interesting areas. We will also feature live streaming from our Paramedicine and Nursing programs as well as special College events. Stop by to check out our new space, take a look at our videos and get a glimpse of what live video streaming looks like!

For more information about eTV, check out our About page.

2012 Learning Innovations Awards

July 24, 2012

Robotics: Teaching the New Skills to Compete
Mechanical, Manufacturing & Communication

Red River College opened a new robotics lab in the fall of 2011.  Instructor Shylyte Bloodworth introduced first year welders to the robots in MANU-1044 “Intro to Robotics.”  She believes a robotics program is going to open up new opportunities for the students  and new skills as the  technology rolls out into industry.

MDA: Mobile Documentation Assistant
Nursing

An  iPod Touch application was developed to help nursing students to effectively document their clinical findings at the bedside.  Instructor Tasha Holt and Instructional Designer Claudius Soodeen developed the application to  guide first year students  in learning proper documentation procedures and terminology through mobile technologies.

Focus on Service Learning: Live TV Production
Creative Arts

Second-year students representing all four streams of the CreComm (journalism, advertising, public relations and broadcasting) served as technical crew and on-air talent while broadcasting live from the Humane Society Telethon.  Instructor Joanne Kelly reorganized her COMM-3011 “Live Television Production” toward a  Service Learning model to integrate technical skills with community involvement.

A Graduation Ring: Building a Tradition
Teacher Education

Teacher Education faculty revised their 3 senior capstone courses in Graphic Design, Manufacturing and Power & Energy  to focus of the production of a Graduation Ring. The project to create a  memento of the Industrial Arts Teacher Education program as a whole, succeeded in integrating a diverse program into a single student experience.

For more information about eTV, check out our About page.

eTV in the Community: Pride Winnipeg Parade

July 24, 2012

On June 3rd 2012, staff from eTV participated in the Pride Winnipeg Parade along with our colleagues throughout Red River College. eTV is proud to support the college’s LGBTT initiative and is committed to ensuring Red River College is a safe, respectful and inclusive environment which celebrates the diversity of our faculty, staff and students.

For more information about eTV, check out our About page.

Stevenson Aviation 10th Anniversary Air Fair

July 24, 2012


eTV Media Technician, Dylan Smitzniuk, attended the Stevenson Aviation 10th Anniversary Air Fair on Saturday June 2nd 2012 to record RRC president Stephanie Forsyth’s expression of gratitude to the family who donated a helicopter to the campus. Additional footage from the Air Fair shot by Smitzniuk will be edited by eTV staff for Red River College promotional purposes.

For more information about eTV, check out our About page.

eTV Around the World

July 23, 2012

In partnership with the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), eTV worked with Community Services to create two programs that will be featured in the Science of Child Development/AKDN online course www.scienceofecd.com.

Supports for Young Children and Their Families in Darb al-Ahmar, Cairo, Egypt focuses on social, health and education programs and Releasing Confidence and Creativity; an ECD initiative in Pakistan takes a look at an early child development in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan.

Supports for Young Children and Their Families in Darb al-Ahmar, Cairo, Egypt

Releasing Confidence and Creativity: An ECD initiative in Pakistan

eTV is also proud to have some our footage used in a Global Campaign for Education video called Rights from the Start: Early Childhood Care and Education featuring Graca Machel.

For more information about eTV, check out our About page.

eTV goes Mobile

July 23, 2012

In conjunction with the Nursing Department, eTV is producing a series of procedural clips on nursing techniques.  Our new mobile production unit (we’d appreciated name suggests) allows us to meet increasing demand for high quality, video based learning materials. The production unit consists of three HD cameras, a switcher, audio and lighting gear for anywhere – anytime production. In addition, the unit will allow us to stream live multi-camera events from anywhere in the building. The material being produced for Nursing will also soon be available on mobile devices for students on the go.

For more information about eTV, check out our About page.