FULL-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS INDEF-DP Industrial Arts/Technology Teacher Education-After Degree

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Overview

  • Bachelor of Education three-year joint diploma/degree with the University of Winnipeg 
  • September entry date
  • Annual application deadline:  March 1
  • Notre Dame Campus, Winnipeg, 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's International Education Office at intled@rrc.ca or 204-632-2143 for information on this program and space availability

Description
This is a joint Bachelor of Education degree program with the University of Winnipeg for holders of an undergraduate degree. The time you will require to complete the program is dependent on the type of undergraduate degree you hold.

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 development 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 three-year program you will have earned a diploma in Industrial Arts Teacher Education from Red River College and a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Winnipeg.

Admission Requirements

Submit your application directly to the University of Winnipeg. 

Annual application deadline:  March 1

University of Winnipeg Admission Requirements

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

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.
  3. RRC Application
    • Once the U of W notifies RRC you’ve been admitted, RRC will send you an e-mail requesting submission of a hardcopy RRC application form. 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 with your grades and GPA information.
  4. Applicant Declaration for Check Documents Form
  5. RRC Letter of Offer
    • After receiving your Applicant Declaration for Checks Documents form and processing your application, RRC 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 30 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

Locations, Dates and Fees

Costs (estimates only; subject to change)

Program/Student Fees
Year 1
$5,557.00
Year 2
$5,557.00
Books and Supplies
Year 1
$1,742.001
Year 2
$241.00
Other Fees
Year 1
$250.002
1Includes estimated price for purchase of a laptop.
2Includes 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 courses listed in Courses and Descriptions, you must complete the following:

YEAR 3  (credit hours)
U of W   Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment: Teachable Minor (6)
U of W   Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment – Reading Senior Years (3)
U of W   Middle Years Education (3) 
U of W   School System (3)
U of W   Diversity (3)
U of W   Issues in Urban/Inner City (3)
U of W   Educational Foundations (3)
U of W   Professional/Support elective (3)
U of W   Spec Top: RRC Pract (3)

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. Download the form at /Catalogue/files/File/admissions/ContinuanceFormTeacherEd.pdf

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-1076Seminar and School Experience
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This course offers an examination of the Manitoba Grades K-12 education system. Its major objective is to further students’ understanding of the relevant, social, legal, and political factors that provide the context for life in the classroom and for the teacher-student relationship. This course is intended for all students interested in entering the B.Ed. program, and for students with a general interest in the Manitoba Grades K-12 education system. A practicum equivalent to four weeks in Business/Industrial Arts Technology classrooms provides the experiential link from theory to practice.

EDUC-1076Seminar and School Experience
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This course offers an examination of the Manitoba Grades K-12 education system. Its major objective is to further students’ understanding of the relevant, social, legal, and political factors that provide the context for life in the classroom and for the teacher-student relationship. This course is intended for all students interested in entering the B.Ed. program, and for students with a general interest in the Manitoba Grades K-12 education system. A practicum equivalent to four weeks in Business/Industrial Arts Technology classrooms provides the experiential link from theory to practice.

EDUC-1076Seminar and School Experience
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This course offers an examination of the Manitoba Grades K-12 education system. Its major objective is to further students’ understanding of the relevant, social, legal, and political factors that provide the context for life in the classroom and for the teacher-student relationship. This course is intended for all students interested in entering the B.Ed. program, and for students with a general interest in the Manitoba Grades K-12 education system. A practicum equivalent to four weeks in Business/Industrial Arts Technology classrooms provides the experiential link from theory to practice.

EDUC-1077Testing and EvaluationRPL
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This course examines a wide variety of assessment targets and analyzes their purpose, techniques, and quality indicators. The focus is on teacher-prepared tests and techniques through methods such as observation; written, oral, and performance tests; peer-and self-reports; portfolio documentation; and direct personal communication used to assess the different learning targets. The course culminates with an analysis of methods of interpreting assessment results and providing feedback and direction that promotes on-going improved instructional decision-making and learning.

Prerequisites:
EDUC-1078Course Development
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The focus of this course is on curriculum design in the area of Industrial Arts and Business Teacher Education. Students will develop a course of study directly related to their subject specialty using a sequential process of formulating, selecting, and organizing course material. This course presents an organized format that potential teachers can apply to future courses to be planned and delivered. Students will study topics that include curriculum and learning models, curriculum contexts, learning outcomes, assessment and evaluation, instructional analysis, and structural frameworks.

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-1085Industrial Arts Education Methods and Practicum 1
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This course is designed to introduce students to the planning, preparation, and presentation of course materials and teaching methods utilized in Industrial Arts/Technology Education. Various topics will be examined as an introduction to the background, history, and rationalization of the teaching methods presently used in Industrial Arts/Technology Education. Students will develop basic video recording/playback and data transfer in the micro-teaching section of the course.

EDUC-1085Industrial Arts Education Methods and Practicum 1
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This course is designed to introduce students to the planning, preparation, and presentation of course materials and teaching methods utilized in Industrial Arts/Technology Education. Various topics will be examined as an introduction to the background, history, and rationalization of the teaching methods presently used in Industrial Arts/Technology Education. Students will develop basic video recording/playback and data transfer in the micro-teaching section of the course.

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-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.

PRAC-3008Industrial Arts Student Teaching
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A continuation of practicum experiences in industrial arts/technology education, with more emphasis on actual teaching and the overall teaching responsibilities including planning, classroom management, evaluation, and extra-curricular activities.

Computer/Laptop Requirements

• Windows 10 Home or Windows 10 Pro
• Intel processor (2.5 Ghz or higher, i3/i5 recommended) or equivalent AMD processor
• 8GB RAM, 256GB storage
• Integrated (or external) webcam / microphone
• Internet access (minimum 10MB/s receive, 2.5MB/s send); based on single user household

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

Transfer Credit Opportunities

On the basis of prior learning assessment of industrial arts/technology course work in an undergraduate degree, credit could be granted for up to 30 credit hours of industrial arts/technology course work in the program.

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 Polytechnic 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 Polytechnic.

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

Employment Potential

Graduates of the Bachelor of Education degree program are eligible for a Professional Teaching Certificate from Manitoba Education, Training and Youth, which allows them to teach in junior high and secondary schools in Manitoba.

Job opportunities are available in both urban and rural areas of the province.

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
or
The University of Winnipeg
General Inquiries and Information Line
204-786-9159

Admitted students may submit their criminal record and abuse registry check documents by mail to:
Daryl McRae
Teacher Education Department
Red River College
Room D201 - 2055 Notre Dame Avenue
Winnipeg, MB  R3H 0J9
204-632-3765
E-mail: dmcrae@rrc.ca

College Support Services

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

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

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