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Visual Education Centre

Overview
Works: 1,657 works in 1,920 publications in 1 language and 17,611 library holdings
Genres: Internet videos  Educational films  History  Documentary films  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Classification  Juvenile works  Children's films  Educational television programs 
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Most widely held works about Visual Education Centre
 
Most widely held works by Visual Education Centre
Medical/health( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member 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
Automotive( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member 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
Manufacturing( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, three women with rewarding careers in manufacturing describe their work. Marnie Zimmerman is an instrumentation technician who repairs circuit boards for air conditioning systems; Kristina Bouchard is a machine operator for an aerospace company; and Darlene Fitzgerald is a horticulturalist who manages a large production staff. Conversations with co-workers and supervisors add to the descriptions of each job
Engineering( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member 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
Rescue by Nicholas Sparks( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member 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
Construction by Caroline Brower( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member 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
Agriculture by Christopher St. J Yates( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member 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
Entrepreneurship by William W Sherrill( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member 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. (24 minutes)
Heavy equipment operation( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program profiles three women who have embarked on successful careers as heavy equipment operators. Chelsea Orvis is a haul truck op who transports excavated oil-rich material; Stephanie Jacques is the first woman in Quebec to be professionally trained as a crane op; and Nathalie Desrosier is a tarmac heavy equipment op who clears snow and ice from landing areas. Additional information from co-workers and supervisors supplements each job profile
Finance and investment( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member 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
Aviation by United States( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member 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)
Wood products( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, three women with rewarding careers in the wood products business describe their work. Jodie MacDonald is a sawmill production coordinator who liaisons with sales and marketing; Marie-Claude Giguere is a composite technologist who tests and fabricates OSB boards; and Roxanne Fayant is a crate builder specializing in extremely large-scale work. Conversations with co-workers and supervisors add to the descriptions of each job
Textiles( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member 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
Rubber by Gerard Rutten( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member 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)
Adventure tourism( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member 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
E-commerce( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member 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
Robotics and automation by IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduce viewers to three women who have found gainful employment in the field of robotics and automation. This program profiles Isabelle Tremblay, an engineer specializing in the use of robotics for space exploration; Jessica Amsden, a robotics technician who works in automated manufacturing; and Cheryl Hyrnkiw, owner-operator of Solarbotics, which produces educational robot kits. Commentary from co-workers and supervisors rounds out the descriptions of each job
Aquaculture by Northern Ontario Aquaculture Association( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduce viewers to three women who have found gainful employment in the business of aquaculture. This program profiles Sondra Lambie, a nursery technician who cultivates large shellfish crops; Camille Wiencke, a fish health technician who cares for farm-raised Chinook salmon; and Nancy Emard, a trout farm owner who sells about 100,000 fish annually. Commentary from co-workers and supervisors rounds out the descriptions of each job. (24 minutes)
 
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Alternative Names
VEC

Languages
English (58)