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Thursday, November 27, 2014

Notre Dame Campus

Library: 7:45 AM - 9:00 PM

Exchange District Campus

Library: 7:45 AM - 6:30 PM

Lower Learning Commons Helpdesk: 8AM-4PM

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The whole child : developmental education for the early years

Thursday, 27 November, 2014

@TitleA classic in the field, this practical methods text provides a complete developmental approach to early childhood education giving teachers the specific skills they need to teach the whole child--emotionally, socially, physically, creatively, and cognitively.

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Library Word of the Day

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Abjure

ab-joor, -jur

to renounce, repudiate, or retract, especially with formal solemnity; recant; to renounce or give up under oath; forswear; to avoid or shun.

Example:

During the trial the accused would abjure his criminal lifestyle and say he was a changed man.

Credit: http://oed.com

Submitted by: Lynn

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‘Text neck’ is becoming an ‘epidemic’ and could wreck your spine

Thursday, November 27, 2014

The human head weighs about a dozen pounds. But as the neck bends forward and down, the weight on the cervical spine begins to increase. At a 15-degree angle, this weight is about 27 pounds, at 30 degrees it’s 40 pounds, at 45 degrees it’s 49 pounds, and at 60 degrees it’s 60 pounds.

Link recommended by: Fatima DeMelo

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Innovate – College-Wide Learning Outcomes

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Red River College is in the process of renewing the current College-Wide Learning Outcomes (CWLO), which are designed to be incorporated into RRC courses and programs. This six-part blog series highlights hand-selected resources that would be useful in developing these outcomes, which are essential for success. This is the fifth part of the series, which focuses on "innovate."

Blog: Innovate – College-Wide Learning Outcomes

Library Art Contest Showcase

Friday, November 14, 2014

The Red River College Library would like to thank all those who responded to our "Library Art Contest". Students were asked to add their artwork to a Library Catalogue Card, which was provided to them. The idea was to illustrate the front of the card, while incorporating the card's original wording or concept. Since we received so many awesome entries, we'd like to showcase some of the other entries we received. Check Out the Entries!

Movember: Changing the Face of Men’s Health

Friday, November 14, 2014

From its modest beginnings in Australia, Movember continues to grow as an event across the word. As more and more countries join the cause, Canada continues to add to the 574 million dollars raised since 2003. From milk moustaches to wispy bristles to a full handle bar, Movember continues to raise money and awareness about Prostate cancer… Read More

Library Art Contest Winners

Friday, November 7, 2014

​The Red River College Library would like to thank all those who responded to our "Library Art Contest".  Since we received so many wonderful entries, it was difficult to choose a winner. However, at the end of the process we have made the choice of two winners: Adam Brandt:Trouble at Lachine Mill and Amy Wood: Generals Die in Bed

Read More: http://blogs.rrc.ca/library/2014/11/library-art-contest-winners-2/

Communicate – College-Wide Learning Outcomes

Friday, November 7, 2014

Red River College is in the process of renewing the current College-Wide Learning Outcomes (CWLO), which are designed to be incorporated into RRC courses and programs. This fourth edition of our CWLO blog series explores Library resources for staff and students which deal with communication.

Blog: Communicate – College-Wide Learning Outcomes

 

 


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