FULL-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS IAADF-NA Industrial Arts Education - After Degree

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Overview

  • Bachelor of Education three-year joint degree program with the University of Winnipeg 
  • Fall term entry date
  • Annual application deadline:  March 1 (late applications may be accepted up to June 1. Please contact the program area to inquire at teachered@rrc.ca)
  • RRC Polytech Notre Dame Campus, and University of Winnipeg
  • Applicants must apply directly to the University of Winnipeg
  • If you have a criminal record or are listed on a Child Abuse Registry you may not be able to complete this program. See Program Progression Requirements for more info.
  • International applicants contact RRC Polytech's International Education Office at intled@rrc.ca or 204-632-2143 for information on this program and space availability
Description

Industrial Arts Education is a joint program offered by Red River College Polytechnic and The University of Winnipeg. This is a hands-on program that develops the practical teaching and technical skills required to teach engaging industrial arts and technology education programs. The specialized skills practiced in the program will make you stand out, and ensure you are ahead of the curve as a teacher in the public school system. You will work closely with your instructors and peers to build collaboration, communication, and critical thinking skills that will become the foundation of a successful and fulfilling career as an industrial arts educator. Your subject teachable major and education courses will prepare you to plan and deliver engaging courses using the industrial arts middle school and high school curriculum. To ensure you are prepared for your career as a teacher, you will complete student teaching practicum under the supervision of a cooperating teacher. Get ready for an exciting career helping the next generation of students pursue careers in trades and technology.

Emphasis is placed on developing your knowledge and skills in the following areas:
  • Construction, woodworking, CNC machining
  • Graphic arts, communication, photography, video production
  • Manufacturing, welding, plasma cutting
  • Power and energy, electronics, coding, small motors, sustainable energy
  • STEAM, pre-engineering, robotics, coding, 3D printing, trade technology
  • Industrial Arts Education Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
  • Educational Technologies
This is a joint Bachelor of Education degree program with the University of Winnipeg for students who have previously completed an undergraduate degree.  The time you will require to complete the program is dependent on the type of undergraduate degree you hold. The undergraduate degree must have 18 credit hours in a recognized teachable minor.
When you successfully complete the three-year after-degree program you will have earned a Bachelor of Education degree from Red River College Polytechnic and the University of Winnipeg with a teachable major in Industrial Arts Education.

The Industrial Arts Education-Integrated program is designed for students who do not hold an undergraduate degree.

The Industrial Arts Education-Accelerated program is designed for students who have already completed a Bachelor of Education degree.

Admission Requirements

Your Academic History
If your academic history includes any of the following, please visit My Education for important information: post-secondary studies at an institution other than Red River College Polytechnic; Modified (M), English as an Additional Language (E), or GED high school courses; or home schooling; international secondary (high school) studies.

DOCUMENT SUBMISSION

Upload Through Your Future Student Account

  • Scan your document(s) and save the file. Ensure you keep your original documents as the College may request to see them at any time.
  • Go to apply.rrc.ca and log in.
  • Click on your application, then Supplemental Items & Documents.

If you do not have a Future Student Account or require assistance, please contact our Student Service Centre at 204-632-2327.

Internationally Educated Applicants - visit www.rrc.ca/credentials for credential assessment information.

Submission of required documentation indicating proof of completion of admission requirements is due within 15 days of applying unless otherwise noted in the program's admission requirements.

Submit your application directly to the University of Winnipeg.  

Annual application deadline:  March 1 (Late applications may be accepted up to June 1. Contact the program to inquire at teachered@rrc.ca)

Regular Admission Requirements

  1. University of Winnipeg Entrance Requirements
    • Meet the admission requirements for and be admitted to the Joint Red River College Polytechnic Industrial Art Education program - Faculty of Education at the University of Winnipeg. See the U of W website for more information.
      and
  2. Submit proof of successful completion of an undergraduate degree from a Manitoba university or equivalent with course work completed in a teachable area.
  3. See the U of W website for more information

Mature Student Admission Requirements
If you do not meet the regular admission requirements, but are 21 years of age on or before December 31 in your year of admission, you may apply as a Mature Student. See the University of Winnipeg Calendar for alternatives to meeting the mature student admission requirements. Applications from Mature Students will be reviewed on an individual basis. You must also meet Regular Admission Requirement 2.

Application Instructions

  1. U of W Application
    • Submit an application and your supporting documentation directly to the University of Winnipeg (U of W).
  2. U of W Letter of Offer
    • U of W will send you a letter of offer requesting confirmation of your acceptance into the program and payment of the U of W deposit fee. The letter of offer is often distributed in April.
  3. RRC Polytech Application
    • Along with the U of W Letter of Offer you will receive an RRC Polytech PDF application form. You will send the completed PDF application form by email directly to StudentServices@rrc.ca Payment of the application fee is not required.  Do not submit an online application form as it will require payment of the application fee.  You will not need to resubmit your transcripts as the U of W will provide RRC Polytech with your grades and GPA information.
  4. Applicant Declaration for Check Documents Form
  5. RRC Polytech Letter of Offer
    • After receiving your Applicant Declaration for Checks Documents form and processing your application, RRC Polytech will send you a letter of offer requesting confirmation of your acceptance into the program by payment of the RRC deposit fee.

Program Progression Requirements
Program progression requirements are not due within 15 days of applying and should be submitted after you start classes.

  • Criminal Record and Adult and Child Abuse Checks
    • This program requires students to submit current original/official versions of one or more of the following checks:
      • Criminal Record Check (CRC)
      • Provincial Child Abuse Registry Check (CAR)
      • Adult Abuse Registry Check (AAR)
    • If you have a criminal record you may not be able to complete the program
    • If you are listed on an Abuse Registry you will not be able to complete the program
    • For details on this program's requirements, when to obtain and submit the documents, review the Applicant Declaration for Check Documents Form
    • These documents have expiration dates and should not be obtained prior to timeline indicated on the Applicant Declaration for Check Documents form
    • For general information on why RRC requires these checks and for links to check providers such as the Winnipeg Police, visit our Criminal Record Checks webpage
    • Submit your check documents to the RRC program contact listed on the Contact Information section of your program

Who Should Enrol?

A teacher requires a multitude of abilities. Do you like to learn new things, work with your hands, help others and guide them to success? Are you a planner and organizer? Are you confident to talk and work with groups? Can you manage multiple priorities and deadlines? Can you work with diverse groups of people? Are you empathic and supportive? Teaching would be a good career choice If you demonstrate many of these characteristics and have a passion to teach industrial arts, trades and technology.

Locations, Dates and Fees

Next Estimated Term 1 Start Date (subject to change)

Location Start Date Apply Link
Notre Dame Campus Aug 26, 2024 Application Information

Costs (estimates only; subject to change)

Program/Student Fees
Year 1
$8,840.001
Year 2
$9,304.002
Books and Supplies
Year 1
$1,742.003
Year 2
$241.00
Other Fees
Year 1
$250.004
Program/Student Fees (International)
Year 1
$22,254.00
Year 2
$22,347.00
1Includes Health and Dental Fees
2Includes Health and Dental Fees
3Includes estimated price for purchase of a laptop
4Includes estimated price for safety shoes and glasses of $200, and Criminal Record Check of $50

Students may apply for financial assistance through the Manitoba Student Aid program. For general information on applying please call 204-945-6321 or 1-800-204-1685, or visit their website at www.manitobastudentaid.ca, which also includes an online application. For detailed information, please visit one of the RRC Polytech Student Service Centres or call 204-632-2327. Applicants requiring financial assistance should complete their student loan applications well in advance of the class start date.

Red River College Polytechnic is a participating institution in the HigherEdPoints program. Through this program, students are able to convert Aeroplan® Miles and TD Points into funds to help cover their tuition. Family members and friends can also contribute to a student’s education by converting their loyalty points - anyone can donate their points to an individual student.

Visit the HigherEdPoints website for more information about the program and/or to set up an account to convert your points.

Program Outline

In addition to the RRC Polytech courses listed in Courses and Descriptions, you must complete the following:

Year 3
U of W  SY CIA: MY for SY Teachers (based on teachable minor) (3) 
U of W  SY CIA I: Various (based on teachable minor) (3)
U of W  SY CIA: Literacy Across the Curriculum (3)
U of W  Inc Approaches (3) 
U of W  Just and Effective Schools (3)
U of W  Contemporary Issues in Inner City Education (3)
U of W  Intro Aboriginal Ed (3)
U of W  Classroom Management (3)
U of W  Practicum Block Arts/Science teachable minor (3)

One of:

U of W  School System (3) OR
U of W  Ed Foundations (3): CLAS-2050, EDUC-3400, EDUC-4401, HIST-2514, HIST-251 PHIL-2291, UIC-2515

Application for Continuance

This form must be completed by students who are enrolled in this program, are currently attending classes at the University of Winnipeg and who will be returning to take classes at Red River College Polytechnic. Download the form at /Catalogue/files/File/admissions/ContinuanceFormTeacherEd.pdf

Courses and Descriptions

(Click the course name to view the description of the course)
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
In addition to Transfer of Credit from a recognized post secondary institution, other RPL processes are available for RPL courses. Click here for more information. For courses with no RPL, please check www.rrc.ca/rpl for additional contact information.
COMM-2179Communication for Educators
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Communicating effectively takes self-awareness and practice. In Communication for Educators, education-sector students will improve their intra and interpersonal communication, intercultural competence, and digital skills to improve professional interactions in education systems and workplaces. Students will learn through discovery and project-based activities to practice approaching situations critically, collaboratively, and empathetically. Students will be able to apply the skills gained in this course to their interactions in their other courses, practicums, and workplaces.

Prerequisites:
Take: COMM-1173 or equivalent from U of W
EDUC-1101Exploration of Teaching and Learning
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This course examines the Manitoba K-Grade 12 education system. The major objective of this course is to further teacher candidates’ understanding of the relevant social, legal, and political factors that provide the context for life in the classroom and for the teacher-student relationship. Students will also relate these factors to the role and expectations of a classroom teacher. Teacher candidates will apply this learning in Applied Commerce Education Student Teaching Practicum 1 or IA Student Teaching Practicum 1 in the teachable major in a current or subsequent term.

EDUC-2101Industrial Arts Education C&I 1
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In this introductory level curriculum and instruction course students will focus on planning, preparation, and methodology for teaching the Manitoba Education Industrial Arts Technology curriculum. Teacher candidates will practice effective teacher and student-centered methodology and pedagogy focusing on building foundational teaching skills. This will include outcome writing, lesson planning and lesson delivery. Students will present technology infused lessons in a micro teaching environment as well as reflect on their learning and development as a professional educator. Teacher candidates will apply this learning in IA Student Teaching Practicum 2 in the teachable major in a current or subsequent term.

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EDUC-3030Technical Facility Design & Operations
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This course is designed to introduce students to safe and effective design requirements of a technical education facility. Students will examine topics such as curriculum specifications, facility design, safety, equipment purchasing, tools and inventory. Students will be introduced to processes related to accessing external funding for facility upgrades. In addition, students may gain experience in the maintenance and repair of tools and equipment found in technical facilities. Positive role modelling will promote the safe use of equipment, materials, and processes. Topics in this course align with teaching the Manitoba Education curriculum - Industrial Arts Education.

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EDUC-3101Industrial Arts C&I 2
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In this advanced level curriculum and instruction course, students will continue to focus on planning, preparation, and methodology for teaching the Manitoba Education Industrial Arts Technology curriculum. Teacher candidates will build on teacher and student-centered methodology and pedagogy addressed in Industrial Arts C & I 1. The primary focus will include advanced outcome writing, lesson, and long-range unit planning, as well as advanced assessment strategies. Students will present technology infused lessons in a micro-teaching environment and continue to reflect on their learning and development as a professional educator. Teacher candidates will apply this learning in IA Student Teaching Practicum 3 in the teachable major, in a current or subsequent term.

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EDUC-4007Technology Education - Advanced
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In this course, students will focus on advanced psychomotor skills development and employ fine woodworking and metalworking skills to a series of projects. Students will demonstrate the transfer of knowledge and skill, problem-solving techniques and analysis on technologies used in an Industrial Arts Technology setting. Positive role modelling will promote the safe use of equipment, materials, and processes. Topics in this course align with teaching the Manitoba Education curriculum - Industrial Arts Education.

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EDUC-4008Assessment and Evaluation for Teaching And Learning
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This course prepares teacher candidates to use a variety of formative and summative evaluation and assessment techniques to guide teaching and learning. Specific topics will address the importance of inclusive assessment practices to meet the needs of all learners as well as reflecting upon and refining the effectiveness of the instructional process. Students will examine the reporting structure applied within a K-12 education system.

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EDUC-4009Course Design and Planning
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In this course, students will apply design frameworks to curriculum design and unit planning. Students will apply their knowledge of the relationship between learning outcomes, assessment, instructional methods and learning models to design a course of study directly related to their subject specialty. Through the application of knowledge structures that are accurately and meaningfully organized, students will use a sequential process of formulating, selecting, and organizing course materials to engage learners and support learning transfer. Frameworks such as Backward Design serve as a conceptual map for planning or revising a course, syllabus, or lesson.

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INDA-1001Manufacturing Technology 1
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This course will introduce students to manufacturing through an exploration of hand tool and machine processes, materials, and laboratory techniques as found in a woodworking facility. Students will develop foundational skills related to wood manufacturing with an emphasis on health and safety. Activities will foster the development of psychomotor skills, problem solving abilities and a strong work ethic. Positive role modelling will promote the safe use of equipment, materials, and processes. Topics in this course align with teaching the Manitoba Education curriculum - Industrial Arts Education.

INDA-1002Graphic Communication Technology 1
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This course introduces students to graphic communications through drafting, printing, photography, graphics and a variety of other communication processes and formats used in business and industry. Students will begin to use digital technology to transform traditional communication practices. Topics include communication theory, message analysis, sketching, drafting, introductory computer aided design and drafting (CADD), screen-printing and photography. Positive role modelling will promote the safe use of equipment, materials, and processes. Topics in this course align with teaching the Manitoba Education curriculum - Industrial Arts Education.

INDA-1003Construction Technology
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Construction Technology presents a complete survey of the construction industry. Students will explore this rapidly growing field through teaching and learning activities related to broad systems of construction, concepts in pre-construction, construction, post construction, and consideration of future trends. Student lab activities focusing on applied skills that include proper use of hand and power tools and selection of appropriate materials will compliment studies in this area. Positive role modelling will promote the safe use of equipment, materials, and processes. Topics in this course align with teaching the Manitoba Education curriculum - Industrial Arts Education.

INDA-1004Power & Energy Technology 1
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In this course, students will be introduced to the purpose and use of electronics, electricity, power, and energy. The study of electronic theory, basic programming, coding and Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) programming will contribute to the progression of foundational skills. Students will apply theory, processes, vocabulary, tools, and safety procedures to project-based learning activities. Positive role modelling will promote the safe use of equipment, materials, and processes. Topics in this course align with teaching the Manitoba Education curriculum - Industrial Arts Education.

INDA-2001Manufacturing Technology 2
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This course builds on skills developed in Manufacturing Technology 1. Student will focus on metal working through the use of hand tools, machine processes, materials, and laboratory techniques found in a metalworking facility. Students will develop foundational skills related to metal manufacturing with an emphasis on health and safety. Activities will foster the development of psychomotor skills, problem solving abilities and a strong work ethic. Positive role modelling will promote the safe use of equipment, materials, and processes. Topics in this course align with teaching the Manitoba Education curriculum - Industrial Arts Education.

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INDA-2002Graphic Communication Technology 2
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In this course, students will continue to develop skills in two-dimensional (2D) design, computer-aided drafting (CAD), architectural table drafting and image generation. Students will use a variety of software to create and manipulate images for various applications. Also, additional photographic techniques will be demonstrated to reinforce the use of traditional and digital photographic techniques and equipment. Positive role modelling will promote the safe use of equipment, materials, and processes. Topics in this course align with teaching the Manitoba Education curriculum - Industrial Arts Education.

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INDA-2004Power & Energy Technology 2
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In this course students will apply knowledge and skills acquired in Power and Energy 1 to the principles of direct and alternating current and the construction of electronic circuits. Activities and projects will further expose students to small engines, electricity, electronics, CNC programming, microcontroller coding. Positive role modelling will promote the safe use of equipment, materials, and processes. Topics in this course align with teaching the Manitoba Education curriculum - Industrial Arts Education.

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INDA-2005Applied Technology 1
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This course introduces students to a survey of problem-solving approaches and problem-based learning. These rapidly growing fields will be examined through activity-oriented instruction including aspects of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). By evaluating resources, systems, sustainable development and the impact of technology, students will develop an Industrial Arts learning activity. Positive role modelling will promote the safe use of equipment, materials, and processes. Topics in this course align with teaching the Manitoba Education curriculum - Industrial Arts Education.

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INDA-3001Manufacturing Technology Advanced
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In this course, students will apply advanced processes, procedures and materials utilized in manufacturing facilities including project design and creation, cabinet making, innovative production techniques, and machine tooling. Advanced activities will foster the development of psychomotor skills, problem solving abilities and a strong work ethic. Positive role modelling will promote the safe use of equipment, materials, and processes. Topics in this course align with teaching the Manitoba Education curriculum - Industrial Arts Education.

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INDA-3002Graphic Communication Technology Advanced
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In this course students will continue the study of advanced graphic communications through drafting, printing, photography, imaging, and a variety of other communication processes used in business and industry. Students will use appropriate computer software to produce design projects. Students will use principles of digital video editing to develop short videos and animations and share projects using various mediums. Positive role modelling will promote the safe use of equipment, materials, and processes. Topics in this course align with teaching the Manitoba Education curriculum - Industrial Arts Education.

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INDA-3004Power & Energy Technology Advanced
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In this course, students will apply advanced knowledge and skills acquired in Power and Energy 2 to the principles of digital circuits. Advanced activities and projects will further expose students to small engines, electricity, electronics, CNC programming, robotics, and microcontroller coding. Positive role modelling will promote the safe use of equipment, materials, and processes. Topics in this course align with teaching the Manitoba Education curriculum - Industrial Arts Education.

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INDA-3005Applied Technology 2
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In this course, students will use problem-based learning concepts to solve a problem relevant to a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) topic. By evaluating resources, systems, sustainable development and the impact of technology, students will design a testing device and learning activity package (LAP). Positive role modelling will promote the safe use of equipment, materials, and processes. Topics in this course align with teaching the Manitoba Education curriculum - Industrial Arts Education.

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PRAC-1206IA Student Teaching Practicum 1
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In this first practicum coordinated through Red River College Polytechnic, teacher candidates will participate in a student teaching opportunity within the K-12 school system, for a minimum of 20 days. With the full guidance of a cooperating teacher, teacher candidates will demonstrate a progression of teaching competence in their major teachable subject. Throughout this first practicum experience, teacher candidates will observe and assume a limited number of teaching responsibilities in the learning environment.

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PRAC-2206IA Student Teaching Practicum 2
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In this second practicum coordinated through Red River College Polytechnic, teacher candidates will participate in a student teaching opportunity within the K-12 school system for a minimum of 20 days. With the full support of a cooperating teacher, teacher candidates will demonstrate a progression of teaching competence in their major teachable subject. Throughout this practicum, teacher candidates will assume up to 25% of the primary responsibilities for the learning environment.

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PRAC-3206IA Student Teaching Practicum 3
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In this third practicum coordinated through Red River College Polytechnic, teacher candidates will participate in a student teaching opportunity within the K-12 school system for a minimum of 20 days. With the moderate guidance of a cooperating teacher, teacher candidates will demonstrate a progression of teaching competence in their major teachable subject. Throughout this third practicum experience, teacher candidates will assume a minimum of 50% of the primary responsibilities for the learning environment.

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PRAC-4206IA Student Teaching Practicum 4
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In this fourth practicum coordinated through Red River College Polytechnic, teacher candidates will participate in a student teaching opportunity within the K-12 school system for a minimum of 30 days. With minimal guidance from a cooperating teacher, teacher candidates will demonstrate a progression of teaching competence in their major teachable subject. Throughout this fourth practicum experience, teacher candidates will assume a minimum of 75% of the primary responsibilities for the learning environment.

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CO-OP/Practicum Information

The practicum requirements for the three-year Industrial Arts Education - After Degree program are as follows:

Year one: 40-day industrial arts practicum block
Year two: 50-day industrial arts practicum block
Year three: University of Winnipeg certification year practicum block (student teaching minor)

Computer/Laptop Requirements

All students in the Industrial Arts Education program are required to supply their own laptop as outlined in the college Laptop Standard Specifications under Type B Device: Power.

Students will be responsible for the purchase of specialized software. Information about specialized software will be provided in the course outline. 

Do not purchase a laptop until you have been accepted for the program. 

The College will also provide information about software, network access, and help desk support if you require assistance. You will have on-campus access to e-mail, College networks, and the Internet.

Off-campus access to the Internet is the responsibility of the student.

Please refer to https://www.rrc.ca/future-students/computer-requirements/ for further information on Computer Requirements for Students.

Recent Changes

This program has undergone the course based registration renewal process and replaces the former Industrial Arts/Technology Teacher Education After Degree program.

Transfer Credit Opportunities

Contact the Teacher Education Academic Coordinator to enquire about credit transfer opportunities from previous post-secondary courses.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process which documents and compares an individual's prior learning gained from prior education, work and life experiences and personal study to the learning outcomes in College courses/programs. For more information, please visit www.rrc.ca/rpl.

Graduation Requirements

Students must receive a grade of C or higher in each course to progress through the program. A minimum grade of B in any methodology course is required to progress to the associated practicum component at RRC Polytech. A minimum program GPA of 2.0 is required at RRC Polytech in order to graduate. All course work and practicums must be successfully completed and transferred to the University of Winnipeg and meet the University of Winnipeg degree requirements in the Bachelor of Education to graduate.

Employment Potential

As a graduate of the Bachelor of Education Degree program, you become eligible to apply for a Professional Teaching Certificate from Manitoba Education and Early Childhood Learning. This qualification allows you to teach grades K-12 in Manitoba, and in other Provinces across Canada.
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