INDAF-DP Industrial Arts/Technology Teacher Education-Accelerated

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Overview

  • One-year (10-month) accelerated diploma
  • September entry date
  • Annual application deadline: March 1
  • Notre Dame Campus, Winnipeg
  • Teaching practicum
  • Credit Transfer Opportunity: Bachelor of Education credits
  • Applicants must apply directly to Red River College
  • 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's International Education Office at intled@rrc.mb.ca or 204-632-2143 for information on this program and space availability

Description
The Industrial Arts/Technology teacher Education - Accelerated program is designed for certified teachers holding a Bachelor of Education degree. The program develops the teaching and technical skills you require for teaching industrial arts and technology education programs in the public school system.

Emphasis is placed on developing your knowledge and skills in the following areas:

  • Manufacturing
  • Power and energy
  • Graphic communications
  • Construction
  • Computer applications
  • Teaching methodology for industrial arts and technology education

When you successfully complete the one-year program you will have earned a diploma in Industrial Arts Teacher Education from Red River College.

Admission Requirements

If your academic history includes any of the following, please visit me.rrc.mb.ca/Catalogue/Information/MyEducation for important information: post-secondary studies at an institution other than Red River College; Modified (M), English as an Additional Language (E), or GED high school courses; or home schooling.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS ARE DUE WITHIN 30 DAYS OF APPLYING (unless otherwise noted below).

Annual application deadline:  March 1

Late applications may be considered by contacting the Teacher Education department at 204-632-2300.

Submit your application directly to Red River College. 

Regular Admission Requirements

  1. Bachelor of Education Degree
    • Submit proof of successful completion of a Bachelor of Education degree from a Manitoba university or its equivalent
    • Preference will be given to those applicants having completed a B.Ed. program focusing on secondary school teaching
    • Post-secondary transcripts must have been issued within 6 months prior to your application date, and submitted in a sealed envelope directly from the post-secondary institution.
    • If you are required to complete an English language assessment, do not submit your transcripts until requested to do so.  See English Language Requirements (ELRs) for more information.
      and
  2. English Language Requirements (ELRs)
    • Have you successfully completed the equivalent of three years of full-time secondary (high school) education in Canada, the United States, or an ELR exempt country where English was the language of instruction? To view a list of ELR exempt countries click here.
      • If yes, you appear to meet English language requirements. Submit your transcripts for verification purposes.
        or
      • If no, you are required to submit proof of meeting an English language requirements option.  If you choose to complete an English language assessment, review this program's approved assessments and required levels.
        or
      • If you completed all of your education in Canada, the United States, or an ELR exempt country in English but did not complete three years of high school, submit your transcripts for review.
        and
  3. Letters of Reference
    • Submit two letters of reference from an education professional supporting your application into the Industrial Arts/Technology education program
      and
  4. Applicant Declaration for Check Documents Form
  5. Candidate Information and Verification Meeting
    • The candidate meeting is an important part of the admission process, as it allows both the applicant and representatives of Teacher Education to discuss:
      • Submitted documentation
      • Credit for acceptable education
      • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) opportunities
      • Manitoba Education’s professional certification requirements
      • Details of the program, including expectations of both in-class and mentorship experiences
      • The applicant's interests and strengths relative to this teachable subject area
    • Applicants should allow one hour for the conversation
    • Meetings are arranged by the Teacher Education office once all admissions documentation is received by Enrolment Services
    • This item is not due within 30 days of applying and will be requested by the College at a later date

Program Progression Requirements
Program progression requirements are not due within 30 days of applying. These requirements have expiration dates and should be completed close to your program start date. Further information will be provided by the College at a later date.

Prior to registration into your practicum placement, you will be required to submit the following:

  • An original official Adult Criminal Record Check including Vulnerable Sector Search (ACRVS)
  • An original official Child Abuse Registry (CAR) Check (provincial)

If you have a criminal record you may not be able to complete the program.

If you are listed on a Child Abuse Registry you will not be able to complete the program.

English Language Assessments

English Language AssessmentMinimum Required Levels
L - Listening, S - Speaking, R - Reading, W - WritingLSRW
AEPUCE (Academic English Program of University and College Entrance )
8888
CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language)
60606060
CLB (LINC) (Canadian Language Benchmark (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada))
Canadian Citizens: LINC programs are not available.
8888
CanTEST (Canadian Test of English for Scholars and Trainees)
RRC Institutional or Official CanTEST accepted EXCEPT for the Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS) program. The MLS program requires the Official CanTEST (the RRC Institutional CanTEST will not be accepted).
4.54.54.54.0
IELTS - Academic (International English Language Testing System)
6.56.56.56.5
TOEFL-iBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language - internet Based Test)
20201924

Locations, Dates and Fees

Next Estimated Term 1 Start Date (subject to change)

Location Start Date Apply Link
Notre Dame Campus Aug 31, 2020 Apply now

Costs (estimates only; subject to change)

Program/Student Fees
Year 1
$4,999.00
Books and Supplies
Year 1
$900.00

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 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 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

RRC  Industrial Arts/Technology technical course work (36 credit hours)
RRC  Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment -Industrial Arts/Technology Ed. (6 credit hours)

Courses and Descriptions

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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.
EDUC-1081Manufacturing Technology - Introduction
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This course is an introduction to the processes and procedures used in woodworking at a junior high or middle school industrial arts program. It deals with hand tool processes, machine tool processes, materials, curriculum, instructional methods, and laboratory techniques necessary for day-to-day instruction.

EDUC-1083Construction Technology - Introduction 1
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This course exposes students to a complete survey of the construction industry. Students will explore this rapidly growing field through activity-oriented instruction which includes the broad systems of construction, selected concepts in pre-construction, construction, post construction and considerations of future trends.  Studies within this area are complemented by student-conducted lab activities and Internet research which emphasize the technical, human, and cultural aspects of construction technology.

EDUC-1084Power and Energy Technology - Introduction 1
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This course prepares students for teaching in the public school system. Topics covered are done at an introductory level and include basic electronics and activities based on the use of a CNC wood router. The topics will be covered using lecture and hands-on activities.

EDUC-1086Organizing Technology Education Facilities
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This course is designed to introduce students to the design requirements that must be considered in the safe and effective operation of an Industrial Arts/Technology Education facility. Emphasis will be placed on safety, movement of students and materials, locating equipment, and the physical size and shape of the laboratory. Students will also examine the specifications, purchasing, and placement of required equipment tools and supplies. A variety of instructional and organizational systems used in Industrial Arts education will also be explored. Additionally, students will gain experience on the organization, maintenance, and repair of tools and equipment found in an Industrial Arts lab.

EDUC-1116Graphic Communications Technology 1
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Graphic Communications Technology can be described as an area encompassing all of the content of table drafting, printing, art and graphic arts, as well as other communication processes used in business and industry. Traditional practices will be covered if they apply to existing practices in the schools, but the emphasis will be on computerized technology that is used in the public school system. Graphic Communications Technology is concerned with all methods used to convey information in any format and in any quantity from person to person. The course is delivered in a modified competency based format. This first year course will cover communication theory, message analysis, sketching, mechanical drafting, introductory CAD, computer assisted type style modification, screen printing and introduction to darkroom photography.

EDUC-2070Construction Technology - Intermediate
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This applied technology course introduces a complete survey of problem-solving approaches, designs, resources, systems, and impacts of technology in education. Students will explore this rapidly growing field through activity-oriented instruction. Studies within this area are complemented by student-conducted lab activities which emphasize the technical, human, and cultural aspects of technology education. It is the intention of this course to give students entry-level skills for technology education in the public school system.

EDUC-2071Power and Energy Technology-Intermediate
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Activities covered within this course are done in preparation for teaching within the public school system. Using theoretical and practical activities, topics covered include electronics, small engines, and CNC router work (CNC router work involves use of 3D modeling software).

EDUC-2089Manufacturing Technology - Intermediate
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This course deals with processes and procedures used in metalworking at a junior high or middle school industrial arts program. Included are: hand tool processes, machine tool processes, materials, curriculum, instructional methods, and laboratory techniques necessary for day-to-day instruction and operation of a metals classroom.

EDUC-2090Industrial Arts Education Methods and Practicum 2
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This course includes methods and techniques of instruction in senior years industrial arts education including basic principles of learning and teaching, lesson preparation, basic audiovisual material preparation and usage, videotaped microteaching, discussion and evaluation of lesson presentations, and individual and group assignments. This course includes a four-week practicum in the spring term.

EDUC-2090Industrial Arts Education Methods and Practicum 2
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This course includes methods and techniques of instruction in senior years industrial arts education including basic principles of learning and teaching, lesson preparation, basic audiovisual material preparation and usage, videotaped microteaching, discussion and evaluation of lesson presentations, and individual and group assignments. This course includes a four-week practicum in the spring term.

EDUC-2091Teaching Industrial Arts/Technology Education
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This course emphasizes new technologies that are introduced in all technical areas and how to bring them together by emphasizing teaching methodology for Industrial Arts/Technology education. In addition, there will be a focus on psychomotor skill development with a ‘hands-on/minds-on’ lab based approach. Other topics covered include the project method, activity method, instructional media preparation and presentation, 3D modeling, and 2D and 3D CNC planning, modeling and manufacturing.

EDUC-2091Teaching Industrial Arts/Technology Education
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This course emphasizes new technologies that are introduced in all technical areas and how to bring them together by emphasizing teaching methodology for Industrial Arts/Technology education. In addition, there will be a focus on psychomotor skill development with a ‘hands-on/minds-on’ lab based approach. Other topics covered include the project method, activity method, instructional media preparation and presentation, 3D modeling, and 2D and 3D CNC planning, modeling and manufacturing.

EDUC-2091Teaching Industrial Arts/Technology Education
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This course emphasizes new technologies that are introduced in all technical areas and how to bring them together by emphasizing teaching methodology for Industrial Arts/Technology education. In addition, there will be a focus on psychomotor skill development with a ‘hands-on/minds-on’ lab based approach. Other topics covered include the project method, activity method, instructional media preparation and presentation, 3D modeling, and 2D and 3D CNC planning, modeling and manufacturing.

EDUC-2095Graphic Communications Technology 2
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Graphic Communications Technology 2 will cover 2D CADD, architectural table drafting, and image generation. Graphic image generation using vector editing software will be used to create images for air brush and screen printing techniques. Continuous tone photography, film, dark room processing, and an introduction to digital photography will also be covered. The course is delivered in a modified competency based format.

EDUC-3225Manufacturing Technology - Advanced
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This course introduces students to the application of advanced processes and procedures in manufacturing programs. Included is the study of cabinet making, project design and creation, mass production techniques, jig and fixture making, as well as many other advanced tooling processes and procedures.

EDUC-3226Construction Technology - Advanced
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This course continues the examination of designs, systems, and impacts of technology in education initiated at the introductory level (EDUC 2070). Particular emphasis of the course is placed on the application of design, engineering concepts, and problem solving in a technology education classroom.

EDUC-3227Power and Energy Technology - Advanced
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Basic digital gates are explored individually and combined within circuits. All explored circuits are constructed on a breadboard using DIP packaged integrated circuits. Circuit analysis for the digital circuits is based on the use of truth tables and Boolean expressions. A digital electronics based project is constructed.  Exploration takes place in the programming of microcontrollers using a BASIC based programming language. There is also a CNC activity based on using a wood router, from initial design to final fabrication.

EDUC-3229Graphic Communications Technology - Advanced
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Graphic Communications Technology can be described as an area encompassing all of the content of table drafting, printing, photography, art, and graphic arts, as well as other communication processes used by business and industry. Traditional practices will be covered if they apply to existing practices in the schools but the emphasis will be on the newer computerized technology practices within the constraints of finances and public school usage. Graphic Communications Technology is concerned with all methods used to convey information on any substance, on any material, in any form, and in any quantity from person to person. The course is delivered in a modified competency based format.

Transfer Credit Opportunities

On the basis of a prior learning assessment of the course work in the Bachelor of Education program, credit is granted for 24 credit hours of educational foundations, basic teaching methodology, and the school experiences towards the 60-credit-hour diploma programs.

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.

Graduate Employment Report

Red River College surveys its graduates on an annual basis to collect data related to the graduates’ employment status, salary, occupation and skill use. In addition, graduates are asked to indicate their level of satisfaction regarding the education they received at Red River College.

Visit www.rrc.ca/numbers/reports/graduate-satisfaction for graduate satisfaction and employment reports.

Employment Potential

Graduates will be prepared to teach in the industrial arts education programs in junior high and secondary schools in Manitoba and other provinces.

Contact Information

For general information about this program or how to apply, contact Enrolment Services at 204-632-2327.

For detailed program information, contact:

The Teacher Education Office
Room C312, Building C
2055 Notre Dame Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3H 0J9
204-632-2300

Admitted students may submit their criminal record and abuse registry check documents to:
Daryl McRae
Room D201, Notre Dame Campus
dmcrae@rrc.ca
204-632-3765

How to Apply

For information on how to apply to this program, follow the link below.

www.rrc.ca/howtoapply

Student Evaluation of Program

Every year Red River College surveys students, in all full-time programs, to learn more about their college experience. The questionnaire includes questions about students’ experiences with College programs, facilities, and services offered.

Visit www.rrc.ca/numbers/reports/student-evaluation-of-program for student evaluation of program reports.

College Support Services

Red River College is committed to student success and provides valuable support services to assist in helping students make the most of their time at RRC.

Visit www.rrc.ca/supports for more information.

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