Post Tagged with: "Courses"

Alex Usquiano addresses the crowd during the 'Articulations' event. (Yasmin Arnaout/Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson Spanish professor takes teaching beyond the classroom

There’s one language we all understand, and that’s art. Ryerson Spanish professor Enriqueta Zafra is turning her Spanish 402 class into an interactive language exchange through Hispanic arts and culture appreciation, a teaching method not often seen in Ryerson language programs.

Ryerson’s masters of business administration program ranked top ten

Ryerson’s masters of business administration program ranked top ten

Ryerson’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is celebrating its 10th anniversary. It was rated 10th best in Canada by Canadian Business magazine due to its rapidly improving reputation. The interim director of Ryerson’s MBA program, Chris MacDonald, says he was pleased by the results, which were published in September 2016. “We take this as a sign that our reputation […]

by Sarah Cunningham-Scharf· · News, On Campus
(Ryersonian Staff)

ServiceHub awarded for shorter lines

Ryerson University’s ServiceHub is intended to be the one-stop shop where you can pay your tuition fees, enrol in courses and pick up you transcript forms without the hassle. Located next to the newly renovated Hub Café, the centre is designed to help students with issues from admissions to graduation. “The ServiceHub eliminates the guess work for students on where […]

by Vanessa Francone· · News, On Campus
(Emily Stachera/ Ryersonian Staff)

No accommodations for undiagnosed students

Christine Moncrieff entered an exam period at the University of Ottawa with 80 per cent in all of her classes, but she ended up failing the semester. She missed her exams after having a mental breakdown caused by her post-traumatic stress disorder and borderline personality disorder. Instead of clemency, she received a letter kicking her out of her program for […]

by Emily Stachera· · News
Drake's Jungle Tour makes a stop at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on June 2, 2015.

Study Beyonce and Kanye for school credit? Some profs say pop culture is relevant in the classroom

University courses focused on celebrities have gradually become a trend across North America. What’s Ryerson got to do to get Yeezy in the classroom?

Bad religion: talking about God in university

Bad religion: talking about God in university

Signing up for an existentialism course last term was a bit like being told I have to spend another summer in the remote village where my dad was raised.

by Vjosa Isai· · Features, students
Are electives necessary?

Are electives necessary?

By Maria Assaf Ryersonian Staff A professor I know once recalled an incident in which a journalism student complained about having to take a philosophy course. The student questioned the importance of taking electives that were completely irrelevant to her core courses. Many Ryerson students, even friends of mine, often complain about having to take elective courses that take away […]

by Maria Assaf· · Editorial, Opinion