What Is Distance Learning?
RRC delivers distance courses right to your home; online, audio-teleconferences, telephone tutorials, e-mail, CD-ROMs, textbooks, printed materials. Click to see more about the delivery methods.
Can I Take Courses If I Live In Winnipeg?
Over half of our Distance Learning students live in Winnipeg.
How Do I Get My Course Materials?
Unless you register in person at our Notre Dame Campus, your course materials will be sent to you by Xpress Post.
How And Where Do I Write Exams?
Exam arrangements and request forms are included with each course package sent to students. Follow the instructions and return the completed form.
Students may write exams at the Exam Centre (Notre Dame Campus) or a Regional Campus, Campus Manitoba Centres, or other post-secondary institutions, schools or government offices.
Students writing at locations other than a RRC campus must make arrangements for supervision while they write. Exam supervisors must have professional status (teacher, school principal, lawyer, doctor, member of the clergy). To eliminate conflict of interest, an exam supervisor cannot be a relative, friend, co-worker, supervisor, employer, another student or someone living at the same address.
Exam supervisors are subject to approval by RRC.
Examiner fees, if any, are the responsibility of the student. Exams are not returned.
Can I Complete All The Programs Listed On The Web From My Own Home?
No. Check the legend on the program outline.
What Do I Do If I Know I Am Going To Miss A Scheduled Teleconference Class Or Chatroom Discussion?
Advise your instructor or the Continuing Studies Office, and we will inform your instructor.
When Do I Get My Course Mark?
After you complete your course, you will be able to check your grades through WebAdvisor. Please allow three weeks for the instructor to finalize your mark and submit your grade. If you have any loaner materials, it is critical that they be returned to the College immediately.
How Do I Register If My Company Or Agency Is Paying For My Course?
Arrange with your employer or sponsor to fax or mail us a completed registration form along with an authorization letter (or the employer can use our Sponsorship form, which we will fax on request). We’ll register you and then invoice your employer or agency.
Where Do I Send My Assignments?
Options for submitting assignments vary by course. These options include e-mail, fax, mail, LEARN and /or self-marked. Many courses have 2-3 methods of choice. Details are included in your course package.
Do I Get Any Help From The Instructor?
Most courses include some tutorial time. Usually, the instructor will arrange to call you at a convenient time. Work schedules and other responsibilities may limit the times your tutor can be reached. For some courses, tutoring is done by e-mail.
Is Everything Included In The Course Package?
Yes, with a couple of exceptions. Your package includes sets of directions, printed learning materials, the textbook, and any loaned items such as sets of journal articles or videotapes. Some exceptions are Cataloguing and the RN Refresher courses.
How Long Do I Have To Complete An Entire Program?
You have eight years to complete most of the programs offered on a part-time basis. The exceptions include Health Care Aide (2 years) and RN Refresher (18 months).
Who Do I Contact If I Have Trouble Accessing My e-learning Materials?
What Is The Difference Between TERM And Self-Directed Courses?
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Contact the Continuing Studies office at 204.694.1789 or 1.866.242.7073 or e-mail email@example.com