Teaching at The Chang School
Whether you are a new or returning Chang School Continuing Education Contract Lecturer (CECL), this area of our website supports you in achieving excellence in teaching and learning. Please check here often for timely information.
The Chang School Spring/Summer 2017 Continuing Education Contract Lecturers job postings are now closed.
Successful applicants for instructional opportunities via the instructor job postings process will be notified by email by April 7, 2017.
Please note that applications received for non-posted instructional work will not be acknowledged.
Special Note regarding Congress 2017:
From May 27 to June 2, 2017, Ryerson University and the Faculty of Arts will be hosting the 86th annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences (Congress 2017), Canada's largest academic gathering.
In order to accommodate more than 8,000 academics, researchers, policy makers, and practitioners on our campus, there will be no undergraduate, graduate, or Chang School classes on campus from Saturday, May 27 to Friday, June 2, 2017.
After the Spring term has started (after May 5, 2017) we will email those few CECLs whose classes are running on campus during Congress.
Course dates have been adjusted as follows:
- The Spring term will start the week of May 1 and will be extended by one week. Classes will end the week of June 19.
- The Summer term will start the week of June 26 and end on August 14.
- The Spring/Summer term will start the week of May 1 and end on August 14.
Instructor Profile Directory
We are pleased to announce that the new Instructor Profile Directory is now live.
D2L at The Chang School
Online course shells are mandatory in Chang School courses. Visit D2L in The Chang School for more information on using this learning management system (LMS) to support your course.
New CECL Orientation
Our New CECL Orientation is designed to provide our new CECLs with important information, resources and course management guidelines of The Chang School. As well, it is an opportunity to meet with program directors and staff who will be able to assist you throughout the term. Our Spring/Summer 2017 New CECL Orientation is scheduled for Thursday, April 27, 2017.
We are pleased to offer a new Advising Room in The Chang School building. This room is available to CECLs to meet with a student privately. The room is available Monday–Thursday 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. For more details or to reserve the room, please contact Marie-Therese Boffice at email@example.com or call 416.979.5000, ext. 2757.
Academic Reminders for 2016-2017
Visit Academic Reminders for 2016-2017 for important considerations as you teach in The Chang School.
The Chang School’s Accessibility Commitment
Ryerson University and The Chang School are obligated to ensure courses are accessible to people with disabilities. As a CECL, you are responsible for ensuring that the courses you teach do not contain barriers that will prevent people with disabilities from participating at a level equal to other students. Several resources are available through Ryerson’s Learning and Teaching Office.
To better understand what you can do to ensure your courses are inclusive, please refer to the Accessibility Section of the Distance Education Help section. Please send any accessibility related inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The CECL Handbook
The 2016/17 continuing education contract lecturer (CECL) handbook (PDF) is available online. Review this handbook for information on the academic and administrative policies, procedures, and support services that will assist you in your role as a CECL in The Chang School.
Professional Development for Continuing Education Contract Lecturers
Each term, The Chang School offers workshops and events on topics related to best practices in teaching and learning for our CECLs.
Visit the Registrar's Office's RAMSS Support - Faculty page for information on using RAMSS for grade submissions, class lists, etc. For information on developing or teaching an online or hybrid course, visit Online Teaching.
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