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Visual Education Centre

Overview
Works: 1,481 works in 1,594 publications in 1 language and 11,125 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Case studies 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: HB883, 304.6
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Visual Education Centre
Publications by Visual Education Centre
Most widely held works about Visual Education Centre
 
Most widely held works by Visual Education Centre
If the world were a village ( visu )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
A wonderful introduction to the realities of our global situation. It delivers an important metaphor as to who we are, where we live, what languages we speak, what religions we practice, and more
First response C.A.R.E. CPR ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
Instruction on the 2010 CPR updated guidelines for adult, child and infant CPR. Also covers instruction on the use of the automated external defibrillator (AED)
Origami with Leonor ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Origami meets pop art in this collection of 1 and 2 minute learning vignettes for children of all ages. From Tokyo to Tampa Leonor Rosser is the most widely-watched origami artist in the world. She has been featured on Discovery Kids and PBS
Finance and investment ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Students can profit from the insight of women who have succeeded in the financial industry. This program profiles Charlotte Faulkner, a stockbroker who works closely with investment clients; Karen McMeekin, a market supervisor for the Montreal Exchange; and Josee St. Hilaire, a micro-finance advisor who helps provide capital to tiny start-up companies in developing countries. Interviews with co-workers and supervisors help to create well-rounded descriptions of each job
Construction ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
In this program, three women with rewarding careers in the construction trades describe their work. Menyui Leung is a welder with experience in manufacturing and shipbuilding; Suzy Zaric is a restoration carpenter specializing in damage repair; Luce Gregoire is an electrician who works on lighting and heating equipment. Conversations with co-workers and supervisors add to the descriptions of each job. (24 minutes)
Entrepreneurship ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Introduce viewers to three women who have found success and satisfaction by helming their own businesses: Lisa Nadeau, a maple syrup producer whose company started as a side business to her dairy farm; Christine Zacharko, an optician who runs Glasses to Go, a mobile optical dispensary; and Jessica Dawe, a pest control producer who breeds and sells crop-friendly insects. Commentary from associates rounds out the descriptions of each woman's accomplishments
Aviation ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Students will gain inspiration from three courageous women who have entered the aviation field. This program profiles Capt. Tanya Sprathoff, pilot and crew commander of an Aurora CP-140; Isabelle Marsan, an aircraft mechanic who maintains and repairs internal systems on airliners; and Dawn Patterson, an aircraft structures mechanic responsible for aircraft inspection and repair. Interviews with co-workers and supervisors help to create well-rounded descriptions of each job. (24 minutes)
Film Production ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Women who have developed successful careers in the motion picture industry now share their stories with students. This program profiles Vali Fugulin, a director of short films and documentaries; Braydon Haggardy, a camera assistant specializing in underwater cinematography; and Cynthia Greer, a technician who repairs and maintains movie cameras. Remarks from co-workers and supervisors provide additional layers to the descriptions of each job. (24 minutes)
Automotive ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Meet three women who have embarked on high-powered careers in the automotive industry. This program profiles Linda Simon, a former hairdresser turned truck driver who works in some very tough road conditions; Brenda McWilliams, an auto body technician in a state-of-the-art repair facility; and Danuta Wozniak, who excels as an auto mechanic in a woman-owned shop. Remarks from co-workers and supervisors provide additional layers to the descriptions of each job. (24 minutes)
Engineering ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Introduce viewers to three women who have found gainful employment in the engineering field. This program profiles Elizabeth Nethery, a product support engineer who tests and customizes prosthetics; Elisabeth Paul, a computer software engineer in the aerospace industry; and Daisy Lung, an environmental engineer who conducts site assessments for real estate clients. Commentary from co-workers and supervisors rounds out the descriptions of each job. (24 minutes)
E-commerce ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
This program features profiles of three women who have forged successful careers in e-commerce: Kerry Sizer, a programmer who has helped shape her company's online business model; Sheila Zoghaib, a webmaster who administers multimedia learning websites; and Barbara-Judith Caron, a web consultant tasked with staying on top of current trends and tastes in website design. Additional information from co-workers and supervisors supplements each job profile
Agriculture ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
In this program, two women with rewarding careers in agriculture describe their work: Deanna Johnson, a marketing representative who assists and makes purchases from grain producers; and Julie Couillard, a production coordinator who manages soil preparation, seeding, watering, and fertilization for an organic vegetable farm. Conversations with co-workers and supervisors add to the descriptions of each job. (24 minutes)
Rubber ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Students would do well to meet three women who have found success in the rubber industry. This program profiles Catherine Dupont, an extruder operation manager in charge of an automotive rubber production line; Michelle Hennessey, a tire builder who also functions as a rotating safety monitor; and Nathalie Leger, a production specialist involved in several phases of the rubber manufacturing process. Interviews with co-workers and supervisors help to create in-depth job descriptions. (24 minutes)
Biotechnology ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Meet three women who have embarked on successful careers in the biotechnology field. This program profiles Allison Ross, a chemist and research technician who analyzes test samples at a busy lab; Sylvie Bilodeau-Goeseels, a research scientist tasked with improving cow fertility; and Dia Matheos, Vice President of Research and Development at a biotech firm. Remarks from co-workers and supervisors provide additional layers to the descriptions of each job
Rescue ( Computer File )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Meet three trailblazing women who have embarked on successful careers as EMT and rescue personnel. This program profiles Danielle Gagnon, a paramedic in Montreal's emergency medical service; Julie De Grandpre, a rescue diver in the Canadian Coast Guard; and Pamela Kryskow, a firefighter with experience in a wide variety of emergencies. Remarks from co-workers and supervisors provide additional layers to the descriptions of each job
Textiles ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
This program profiles three women who have fashioned successful careers in the textile industry: Nathalie Jacques, a planning manager for an upholstery and fabric manufacturer; Myriam Phaneuf, a research and development technician who creates new textile designs thread by thread; and Tarah Jakubiak, Vice President of Sales for an international fabric producer. Additional information from co-workers and supervisors supplements each job profile
Steel ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
In this program, three women with rewarding careers in the steel industry describe their work. Stephanie Sebastian is a production worker at a fast-paced galvanizing mill; Jennifer Zahra is a quality control inspector involved with steel tubing for automotive uses; and Christine Guerin is a research technician focusing on the chemical components of super-strong steel. Conversations with co-workers and supervisors add to the descriptions of each job. (24 minutes)
Adventure tourism ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
This program features profiles of three women who have staked out successful careers in the adventure tourism industry: Diny Harrison, a certified mountain guide with experience in Italy, Switzerland, and other countries; Mylene Pronovost, a dog sled musher and outdoor activities instructor; and Marie-Josee Blanchette, an ecotourism development agent who plans and guides wilderness tours. Additional information from co-workers and supervisors supplements each job profile. (24 minutes)
Entertainment ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Meet three women who have embarked on successful careers in media and entertainment. This program profiles Stephanie Gignac, an animation storyboard artist for award-winning children's films; Andrea Dixon, a film colorist with extensive television experience; and Marie-France Coallier, a photojournalist whose work often makes the front page. Remarks from co-workers and supervisors provide additional layers to the descriptions of each job
Medical/health ( Computer File )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
This program features profiles of three women who have developed successful careers in medicine and health care: Karine Fortin, a pharmaceutical plant manager overseeing production and factory expansion; Sandra Swanson, a biomedical technologist who maintains and repairs hospital equipment; and Ann Perreault, a prosthetics technician in charge of evaluating and measuring patients. Additional information from co-workers and supervisors supplements each job profile
 
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