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Get Red River Ready

New Student Computer Systems and Accounts

Setting Up Your College Computer Systems and Accounts

Host: Information Technology Solutions; Presenters: Noman Zaheer, Kamal Dhaliwal, Diana A La Plume

student working at a computerThis session provides a guided tour through the use of your Red River College Polytechnic computer account. Learn how to manage your account, how to use the College’s HUB to access College applications, and how to look for and request help through the Colleges IT Solutions Service Desk. A Q&A will follow the presentation.

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Mastering RRC Technology for College Success

Introducing RRC Polytech Computer Applications

Hosted by Academic Success Centre; Presenter: Emilie Jackson

Students working at a computer

This session provides students with an overview and basic skill development for using the following College-approved programs and applications: HUB, Office 365, including Outlook (student email) and Teams, Webex, and LEARN. The goal of this tutorial is to develop the foundational technology-related skills students need to participate in online learning experiences offered through RRC. This workshop also includes a “Technical Support at RRC” section which lists units within the College that provide technical troubleshooting support to students including ITS Service Desk and LEARN Support.

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Developing your Skills with Webex and MS Teams

Developing your Skills with Webex and MS Teams

Host: Academic Success Centre; Presenter: Emilie Jackson

Two students working on their laptopsThis workshop includes a more comprehensive tutorial for two College-approved online learning applications: Webex and MS Teams. This session convers how to participate actively while using these applications, how to share your screen, how to schedule meetings, and more. Some programs use MS Teams asynchronously, so we also cover how to navigate these Teams features, such as Teams channels, files, and chat. 

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Using LEARN Effectively

Using LEARN Effectively

Host: LEARN Support; Facilitator: Chris Bryan; Panelist: Natalija Aleka

Two students working on their laptops                     This workshop provides students with an overview and basic skill development for using LEARN, including how to log in, locate courses, navigate course content, and engage with courses through the discussion board and dropbox. Information is also provided on trouble-shooting and LEARN support. 

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Online Learning Strategies

Online Learning Strategies

Host: Academic Success Centre; Presenter: Stephen Sawchyn

Student working alone at laptop    With the current situation, many of our college programs have shifted almost entirely online. Although many of the study strategies you've used for in-class learning work for online learning, there are a number of key differences. Taking these differences into account and making necessary adjustments will be crucial to being successful in the online learning environment.

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Online Etiquette Strategies

Online Etiquette Strategies

Host: Academic Success Centre; Presenter: Rebecca Hiebert

two students looking at mobile phonesAs a student at Red River College, much of your verbal and written communication will be online. Learn how to maintain focused and professional behaviour during online meetings and classes and how to use appropriate structure, tone and softeners when writing academic emails.

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