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Get technology out of classrooms

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 […]

by Kayla Rosen· · Opinion
Social experiment: Would you stop a theft on campus?

Social experiment: Would you stop a theft on campus?

In the month of January alone, there were 35 reported thefts on Ryerson’s campus. About one in four of those were Apple products – including iPods, iPads and MacBooks. “Generally speaking, whatever the hot ticket item at the moment is is going to be the item that is targeted the most,” said Daniel Paquette, account director for Ryerson Security. “It […]

by Jason St. Jacques· · News, On Campus, Top stories, Videos

Library struggling to keep up with demand for laptop use

By Jessica Vitullo and Calvin Dao Loaned-out laptops are in high demand among Ryerson students who take advantage of the school’s mobile learning tools, results from a recent online survey suggest. More than 87 per cent of the survey’s respondents said laptops are the tool they most need for their academic endeavours. According to Weina Wang, Ryerson’s borrowing and lending services […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus