Our Staff

Matt Miles, BA, PBDDET, M.Ed.

Matt Miles is the Manager of Learning Technologies, which encompasses the TLTC and eTV. Matt has worked at Red River College since 2002, starting in the Distance Education department and moving to the Teaching Learning Technology Centre in 2006. Matt administered the College’s Learning Management Systems along with supporting course development and other educational technologies. Matt completed his M.Ed. in 2015 with a focus on Distance Education technology. Matt is involved in many projects and committees across the College, including two subcommittees of the Information Systems Steering Committee and the Early Alert project in the College’s Strategic Enrollment Management initiative.

Matt Miles
Manager, Learning Technologies
Centre for Teaching Excellence, Innovation & Research
Red River College, 2055 Notre Dame Avenue
Winnipeg, MB, Canada, R3H 0J9
Tel: 204.632.3073
Email: mmiles@rrc.ca

Lori Ann Abbott

Since September 2016, Lori Abbott has been the administrative support for the Learning Technologies department. Her extensive experience in working with a team comes from previous positions in the financial, education, and service fields. After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Northwestern (IA) she worked for many years as a Law Enforcement Officer. Her career path changed when she moved to Winnipeg, eventually leading her to RRC.

Lori is an active volunteer in the community, helping seniors remain independent and in their own home for the past 11 years. In her free time, you can find her at some sporting event with her family, trying to finish her never ending home renovations, or watching reruns of Star Trek (TOS).

Lori Ann Abbott
Administrative Assistant, TLTC
Centre for Teaching Excellence, Innovation & Research
Red River College, 2055 Notre Dame Avenue
Winnipeg, MB, Canada, R3H 0J9
Tel: 204.632.3781
Email: labbott@rrc.ca

Chris Bryan

Chris Bryan has been with the TLTC since October of 2007; first joining the team as an “Educational Technologist” and then transitioning to the roll of “Faculty Trainer of Learning Technologies”. Chris completed his CAE in 2015, and previous to that was a graduate of the DMD (then DMT) program here at RRC. As part of the Tech Team in the TLTC Chris assists with front line support, administration of a variety of systems, as well as his primary duty of developing and delivering training materials for all TLTC supported learning technologies.

Chris Bryan
Trainer Of Learning Technologies, TLTC
Centre for Teaching Excellence, Innovation & Research
Red River College, 2055 Notre Dame Avenue
Winnipeg, MB, Canada, R3H 0J9
Tel: 204.632.3768
Email: cbryan@rrc.ca

Katherine Emily Coley

Katherine Coley graduated from the Digital Media Design (then DMT) program at Red River College and followed that with a Bachelor of Education from the University of Winnipeg. Katherine has worked at the College as an Educational Technologist for the TLTC as well as for the department of Applied Computer Education. Katherine is currently the Digital Learning Supervisor and LMS Administrator at the TLTC and is responsible for the maintenance and promotion of the LMS throughout the college.

Katherine Emily Coley
Digital Learning Supervisor, TLTC
Centre for Teaching Excellence, Innovation & Research
Red River College, 2055 Notre Dame Avenue
Winnipeg, MB, Canada, R3H 0J9
Tel: 204.632.2001
Email: kcoley@rrc.ca

Cassidy Dzama

Cassidy Dzama attended Red River College and completed his Diploma in Business Information Technology – Application Development (2014). During his studies he worked part-time with the TLTC developing Web based content and various research projects including developing a 3D Fire simulator for Fire Safety Awareness (2012). After graduating Cass started working full-time for the TLTC which included Developing and Maintaining Applications, Supporting Educational Technologies, Supporting our LMS and administration of a variety of our systems.

Cassidy Dzama
Educational Technologist, TLTC
Centre for Teaching Excellence, Innovation & Research
Red River College, 2055 Notre Dame Avenue
Winnipeg, MB, Canada, R3H 0J9
Tel: 204.632.2370
Email: cdzama@rrc.ca

Kevan Gābler, RSE

Kevan Gābler is an Education Assistant with the TLTC working with Construction Trades. He has a diploma in Advertising Art / Graphic Design and graduated with honors from Robertson College with a Multimedia Computer Applications Specialist certificate. Kevan has also completed the Bricklayer program at Red River College, winning the Highest Achieving Apprentice award from Apprenticeship Manitoba, and is a Red Seal Journeyman. Kevan has developed a wide range of skills from his experience working in the fashion industry, construction and multimedia. In his professional career he has had the opportunity to travel the world to shoot photos and video, produce documentaries, design billboards in Times Square New York, and much more. Kevan looks forward to using his skills and knowledge to the benefit of Construction Trades at RRC.

Kevan Gābler, RSE
Educational Assistant, TLTC
Centre for Teaching Excellence, Innovation & Research
Red River College, 2055 Notre Dame Avenue
Winnipeg, MB, Canada, R3H 0J9
Tel:
Email: kgabler34@rrc.ca

Melissa Goulbourne

For the past ten years, Melissa Goulbourne has worked as an Instructional Designer, splitting her time between industry and academia. She began her career as a Trainer for a local financial planning software company before eventually finding a home with the TLTC, where she has been employed since July 2012. In addition to holding a BA in English and International Development Studies from Dalhousie University, Melissa has successfully completed a Certificate in Adult and Continuing Education (CACE) from the University of Manitoba and is currently working on the final chapters of her graduate thesis in fulfillment of the requirements for a master’s degree in education. Melissa is deeply committed to adult education, and strives to inspire and motivate instructors and other staff to pursue their own avenues of personal and professional growth throughout their careers at RRC.

Melissa Goulbourne
Instructional Designer, TLTC
Centre for Teaching Excellence, Innovation & Research
Red River College, 2055 Notre Dame Avenue
Winnipeg, MB, Canada, R3H 0J9
Tel: 204.632.2145
Email: mgoulbourne@rrc.ca


Jim Hounslow

Jim Hounslow is an Instructional Designer and member of the Information and Communications Standard Development Committee,part of The Accessibility for Manitobans Act (AMA). Prior to this he was the E-Learning Specialist at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, the learning management system administrator at University of Manitoba, a web designer and developer, a corporate trainer, and an adult education instructor at Red River College, University of Winnipeg and Herzing College. Jim holds a BA in English from York University. He has a passion for educational technologies, accessibility issues and soccer.

Jim Hounslow
Instructional Designer, TLTC
Centre for Teaching Excellence, Innovation & Research
Red River College, 2055 Notre Dame Avenue
Winnipeg, MB, Canada, R3H 0J9
Tel: 204.632.2908
Email: JHounslow@rrc.ca

Claudius Soodeen, MA, PBDID, BA

I have been an instructional designer in the Teaching Learning Technologies Centre since 2010 and am a life-long learner and distance learning professional in the Manitoba post-secondary sector with 25 years’ experience in media and educational technology and training. I have had the privilege to work with instructors and programs across the College and look forward to continuing to help enhance teaching, learning and student success.

Claudius Soodeen, MA, PBDID, BA
Instructional Designer, TLTC
Centre for Teaching Excellence, Innovation & Research
Red River College, 2055 Notre Dame Avenue
Winnipeg, MB, Canada, R3H 0J9
Tel: 204.632.2147
Email: csoodeen@rrc.ca

Jo-Anne Spencer

I am currently the Senior Instructional Designer in the Teaching Learning Technologies Centre. I joined the RRC fulltime in 2010. I joined RRC fulltime in 2010. I have previously taught Continuing Education classes for RRC for several years in Photoshop and video editing. My background includes a Master of Education degree (Instructional Design and Technology, University of North Dakota), Bachelor of Education degree (Secondary Education, Brandon University), Certificate in Website Development (RRC) and a Certificate in Adult Education (RRC). I have been involved in education in a variety of capacities from high school teacher in rural Manitoba, corporate trainer, instructional designer and adult educator over the past decades. My experience as an Instructional Designer has been in a variety of areas in both the public and private sectors where my focus has been on adult education for online and classroom delivery. In my free time, I continue with my passion for lifelong learning (in a variety of topics), curling and photography.

Jo-Anne Spencer
Senior Instructional Designer, TLTC
Centre for Teaching Excellence, Innovation & Research
Red River College, 2055 Notre Dame Avenue
Winnipeg, MB, Canada, R3H 0J9
Tel: 204.632.3967
Email: djspencer@rrc.ca