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OPINION: Letter to My Ex-Professor(s)

I was stuck in the worst subway delay of my life, in a five-station closure that doubled my commute time to just over four hours.

But, where most students would have simply headed back home, I was more concerned with getting to this specific class. Anxiety was an understatement. 

by Christine Chua· · Opinion
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OPINION: Letter to My Ex-Professor(s)

In my last semester of third year, I took a class that had one major project, a midterm and an exam. The class seemed fairly easy, but the major project was an assignment to be done in pairs.

Each pair had to get a topic approved and write an in-depth report. The project was assigned during the second week of the semester and was due  before the final exam. It counted for 40 per cent of my grade. Up until then, I had no complaints about the professor. He seemed knowledgeable, fair and even funny at times. He approved our topic and some of the sources we were planning to use.

by Josie Mills· · Opinion
(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
Kelly McShane, a Ryerson psychology professor, will be creating four 15-minute modules based around program evaluation with the grant money she received. (Eman Ali/Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson profs’ online modules to enhance learning across Ontario

Eight Ryerson professors have been given a total of $375,000 by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities’ Shared Online Course Fund to develop seven online learning modules that will enhance in-class learning. The modules have names such as “Fundamental Techniques of Modern Imaging” and “The Naked Entrepreneur, Season Four: Canadian Entrepreneur Icons.” Ryerson faculty prepared 32 proposals and seven […]

by Eman Ali· · News, On Campus
(Courtesy of OneClass)

Profs nervous after finding lecture notes online

While Ryerson professor Andrew McWilliams was browsing online, he found his own lecture notes available to read and download. “The notes were identical to those I had distributed to every student registered in those courses through the respective course Blackboard sites,” said McWilliams, who teaches chemistry. “I contacted the company, identified myself as the professor in charge of the courses […]

by Harlan Nemers· · News, On Campus
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