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Bryan Koivisto

Bryan Koivisto Associate Professor Course: CKIH 200 – Science Mentorship Strategy: Creating podcasts and fireside virtual chats with student partners Bryan Koivisto introduced Rye Sci Match in 2014. The non-credit course was created for Science students to explore career paths other than medical school. The incredibly popular course focused on cultivating leadership and exploring research […]

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Diana Varma

Diana Varma Contract Lecturer, Graphic Communications Management Course: GCM 230 – Typography Strategy: Podcasting Diana Varma knew that Zoom fatigue and an abundance of assigned readings in many courses would tire her students. So she decided to build on her existing original podcast (Talk Paper Scissors) and create audio episodes in lieu of formal lectures […]

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Stefan Grambart

Stefan Grambart Contract Lecturer, RTA School of Media Course: RTA 103 – Digital Media Production I | RTA 929 – Multi-platform Narrative Strategy: Applying gaming culture conventions to virtual lectures In 2020, Stefan Grambart was juggling two different roles. He was a graduate student in the Digital Media program at Ryerson while also teaching a […]

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Alysia Myette

Alysia Myette Contract Lecturer, School of Performance Course: THP 333 – Costume: Special Topics Strategy: Creating virtual spaces for creative work Teaching a course that normally requires a studio with industrial equipment and materials online can be challenging.  Alysia Myette took on this challenge by first revisiting the assignments so that students could use the […]

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Alan Kaplan

Dr. Alan Kaplan Associate Professor, Chair of Finance Course: AFF 713 – Advanced Corporate Finance Strategy: Student presentations via Zoom Alan Kaplan is passionate about offering students an opportunity to practice their presentation skills. When his class moved online, he had to come up with a new strategy for the presentation component of his class. He […]

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David Naylor

Dr. David Naylor Professor, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Course: MEC 516 – Fluid Mechanics I Strategy: Building libraries of test questions and video demonstrations David Naylor didn’t want his students to fall behind in the remote classroom. So, instead of depending on a midterm and exam to test students’ knowledge, he and his colleagues […]

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Cheryl Thompson

Dr. Cheryl Thompson Assistant Professor, Department of Creative Industries Course: CRI 100 – Creative Industries Overview Strategy: Making space for deep discussions It’s a moment many instructors fear — that moment when a question is posed to a class, and not a single student offers a response. This silence can feel like an eternity. Cheryl Thompson […]