ERIC Number: ED476451
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Academic Annual Report, 2001-2002.
Red River Coll., Winnipeg (Manitoba).
Red River College, Manitoba, Canada, is the largest and most comprehensive institute of applied learning in the province. It provides education and training to 32,000 full- and part-time enrollees per year, and offers more than 110 diploma, certificate, and apprenticeship programs. The 2000/2001 annual employment and satisfaction survey of College graduates indicates that 85% of respondents were satisfied or very satisfied with the education and training they received, while 80% strongly agreed or agreed that the training they received was up-to-date. Academic offerings, ranging from Aboriginal and Teacher Education to Mechanical Engineering technology, are detailed in the report. The College Expansion Initiative (CEI) supports the growth of Manitoba's public college system. Under CEI, all four public colleges have developed multi-year expansion plans. As part of the planning process, Red River College is now offering 317 courses using WebCT, up from 44, and the number of students with WebCT accounts has grown from 118 in 2000-01 to 3,643 in 2001-02. Additionally, Red River College integrates related on-the-job experience with classroom theory by alternating terms of paid employment with academic study. The College offers a total number of 25 cooperative programs, with an enrollment of 1,073. (NB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Business, College Faculty, College Students, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs, Curriculum, Demography, Distance Education, Educational Finance, Enrollment, Indigenous Populations, Innovation, Minority Groups, Outcomes of Education, Satisfaction, Technology, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: Red River Coll., Winnipeg (Manitoba).
Identifiers - Location: Canada