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  • Campus Manitoba Presentation to the Kenyan High Commissioner for Canada July, 2007
  • Operations
    • offers higher education courses from all institutions of higher education in Manitoba
    • Delivers courses through centres located in 16 rural Manitoba locations
    • Staffed by specialized professionals
    • Many diverse partnerships
  • Advantages to Students
    • Single point of access to the courses of all Manitoba Postsecondary schools
    • No need to complete multiple applications and pay multiple registration fees
    • Submit transcripts and documents once
    • Study without having to move to a major center
    • Study while maintaining your family and community responsibilities
    • Learn to use technology while while earning PSE credits
    • Courses are recognized across the schools
  • Advantages to Communities
    • Students don't have to leave town to study, they continue to contribute to community
    • Students who learn in the community are more likely to remain in the community
    • CMB centers provide access to multiple institutions
    • CMB coordinators provide specialized educational advising
    • CMB centers provide exam invigilation
    • CMB staff are valued community members
    • Skilled people will be attracted to a community where there is access to higher education
  • Advantages to Institutions
    • Combined admissions and registration
    • Tuitions collected on behalf of institutions are returned to the institutions
    • Mechanism for credit recognition
    • Transcripts are centralized
    • Enrollments are optimized
    • CMB provides and maintains the hardware and software for course delivery
    • CMB provides access to current technology
    • Institutions benefit from collaboration and joint research
  • Campus Manitoba
    • Funded by the Provincial government through the Council on Post Secondary Education COPSE
    • Governed by the Post Secondary Committee for Learning Technology PSECLT
    • Hosted and administered by Brandon University
  • Education as Economic Development
    • Shift from agriculture and resource based to knowledge based economy
    • Requires knowledge workers who can be developed anywhere they have access
    • Web based resources are increasingly available, expectations are changing
  • Post secondary education is a rural economic engine
    • Centre of community
    • Valued by the community
    • Sense of Community ownership
  • Impact of Networked Society on Higher Education
    • Economic
    • Social
    • The medium is the message enable the use of the internet for other purposes
  • Research and Development
    • Setting is ideal for developing distance learning
    • We have the infrastructure
    • We have the skill inventory
    • We have the will to enhance and support the rural option.
  • Vision You have to bloom where you are planted
    • That Manitobans be able to pursue high quality Post Secondary Education in their home community through the use of advanced technologies for learning.
    • That the benefits of a networked society are manifest in rural locations.
    • That Campus Manitoba play a leadership role in the provision of distance and web based teaching and learning.