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Friday, October 31, 2014

Notre Dame Campus

Library: 7:45 AM - 4:30 PM

Exchange District Campus

Library: 7:45 AM - 4:00 PM

Lower Learning Commons Helpdesk: 8AM-4PM

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Explorations of language teaching and learning with computational assistance

Friday, 31 October, 2014

@TitleComputer-based technologies can enhance language learning and help students embrace the complexities of an additional language. Due to rapid technological changes, innovative teaching approaches and strategies are necessary in order to successfully integrate new technologies within language teaching.

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Library Word of the Day

Friday, October 31, 2014

Nihilism

nahy-uh-liz-uhm, 

1. total rejection of established laws and institutions ; anarchy, terrorism, or other revolutionary activity.

2. total and absolute destructiveness, especially toward the world at large and including oneself.

Example:

Power-mad nihilism marked the dictator's last years.

Credit: http://dictionary.cambridge.org/

Submitted by: Lynn

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Spooky books appear just in time

Friday, October 31, 2014

Haunted Winnipeg (Great Plains Publications) is a compendium of Winnipeg's favourite ghost stories, written by Matthew Komus, operator of Winnipeg Ghost Walks and a developer of programs and exhibits at historic sites and museums. Komus delves into ghostly legends at Seven Oaks House, the Fort Garry Hotel, the Pantages Playhouse Theatre and other historic locations.

Link recommended by: Mark Nelson

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In Recognition of Ally Week

Monday, October 27, 2014

The goal of Ally Week is to diminish stereotypes and exclusion while highlighting that peer support for LGBT students is stronger than the students themselves may have thought existed. People across the country can engage in a national dialogue about how everyone in and out of school can work to become better allies to LGBT youth.

To learn more, check out our blog:
http://blogs.rrc.ca/library/2014/10/library-window-display-in-recognition-of-ally-week/

Contribute to the Community – College-Wide Learning Outcomes

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Red River College is currently renewing the current College-Wide Learning Outcomes, which are designed to be incorporated into RRC courses and programs. Today we present part three of a six-part blog series which highlights hand-selected resources that would be useful in developing these learning outcomes.

Blog: Contribute to the Community – College-Wide Learning Outcomes

Think Critically – College-Wide Learning Outcomes

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Red River College is currently renewing the current College-Wide Learning Outcomes, which are designed to be incorporated into RRC courses and programs. Today we present part two of a six-part blog series which highlights hand-selected resources that would be useful in developing these learning outcomes.

Blog: Think Critically – College-Wide Learning Outcomes

Library Art Contest – Win a $50 Gift Card

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

October is Canadian Library Month. The Library would like to invite you to show off your artistic talent by illustrating a 3 X 5 library index card. The contest is open to all RRC students, who may illustrate the FRONT of an index card incorporating the card's original wording or concept using any physical media (i.e. crayon, coloured pencils, macaroni, multi-media, etc.) and style of art. Entries will be judged on: Quality of the artwork, artistic interpretation and creativity. Win a $50 gift card!

More information: http://blogs.rrc.ca/library/2014/09/2014-library-art-contest-win-a-50-gift-card/

Career Readiness – College-Wide Learning Outcomes

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Red River College is currently renewing the current College-Wide Learning Outcomes, which are designed to be incorporated into RRC courses and programs. The RRC Library has plenty of resources that can be used to support the teaching and learning of these outcomes! Today, we get started with a blog post related to the first outcome: Career Readiness.

Blog: Career Readiness – College-Wide Learning Outcomes

 

 


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