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The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 29

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 29

            The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from and from the Canadian University Press.     This week on The Ryersonian weekly wrap,  we bring you a special extended episode cataloguing news from the past two weeks. Our top […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, Podcasts, Top stories
Olivia Chow will be teaching at Ryerson for three years.  (Wikimedia Commons / Flickr User / Olivia Chow)

Olivia Chow to teach at Ryerson

Olivia Chow has been appointed as a distinguished visiting professor for the Faculty of Arts for the next three years, Ryerson announced Sunday. Her responsibilities will include teaching her own courses, organizing events and mentoring students. “I am excited about joining a city-building university like Ryerson,” Chow said in a press release. “The opportunity to work with creative, dedicated, urban-oriented […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Top stories
Top Hat account manager Paul Valenzano at their Toronto offices. (Sissi Wang / Ryersonian Staff)

Top Hat: A different learning tool to engage students

In some Ryerson classrooms, a new learning tool is rendering inconvenient physical clickers obsolete. Top Hat is a software that allows students to use their mobile phones and laptops, instead of a physical clicker, to answer multiple choice questions and participate electronically in class discussions. The system collects and assigns a mark to each student’s response according to their registered […]

by Sissi Wang· · Business, News, On Campus, Science & Technology