Recently, two political science professors at the University of Toronto, Ryan Balot and Clifford Orwin, wrote a column for the The Globe and Mail about why they are banning electronic devices from their classrooms. Their arguments claim that technology serves as a distraction, as opposed to a learning tool in the classroom, and that students learn more when they are […]
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Some Ryerson professors have struggled with the idea of banning the use of electronics in his lecture.
By Leah Hansen Several classrooms and offices on multiple floors of the engineering building were rendered unusable by flooding last week, giving some students and staff members a wet start to the new semester. A sprinkler on the third floor of the George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre was damaged accidentally on the morning of Jan. 12. This led to widespread […]
The growing science faculty at Ryerson is running out of resources. New professors are being hired, departments within the faculty are being created and more students are applying each year. But according to staff of the three-year-old faculty, its expansion is outgrowing the space it has and progress is being limited. Ryerson president Sheldon Levy says that creating more space […]