News

rss News from The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education
is also available in RSS News Feed format.

 

November 10–24 | Faculty Course Survey: Make Your Voice Heard

The Faculty Course Survey (FCS) is an online student survey of your opinions on the instruction and delivery of course content. It is your opportunity to make your voice heard and to express your honest feedback on your Chang School learning experience. The Fall 2017 FCS will be open from 6:00 p.m. on November 10 to 11:59 p.m. on November 24. During this window, please follow the Faculty Course Survey link from my.ryerson.ca to submit your feedback. You may also complete the survey on a mobile device by visiting m.ryerson.ca or using the Ryerson Mobile app.

For more details, visit Faculty Course Survey.

 

November 30 | The Chang School’s Winter 2018 Open House

The Chang School’s Open House is designed to welcome you into the Chang School community and help you make informed decisions about your program of choice. This Chang School-wide event provides you with both program-specific and general student-life information.

Meet with program representatives to discuss The Chang School’s courses, programs, and services.

WHEN:
Thursday, November 30, 2017
4:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.

WHERE:
Ryerson University
Podium Building
POD 250 and Snack Stop
380 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON

RSVP:
Visit the event page for more information and to RSVP. Admission is free. Light refreshments will be served.

 

The Chang School becomes OERu’s first university partner from Ontario

The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education at Ryerson University has joined OERu, becoming the first teaching institution from Ontario, Canada to join the international network of partner institutes collaborating to provide more affordable education using open educational resources (OER).

The Chang School of Continuing Education is Canada‘s foremost provider of university-based adult education supporting over 70,000 enrolments through a combination of online and in-class learning.

“Ryerson University has been inspired by the concept of Open Education for decades. Joining OERu is a critical component of our responsibility to make education accessible to everyone,“ said Dr. Marie Bountrogianni, Dean, The Chang School.

Read the OERu announcement in full.

 

December 15 | Online Info Session for Data Analytics Fast Track (Day or Evening) and STEM Course Series

If you're interested in becoming a data scientist, the Data Analytics Fast Track (CKME 999) offers you the opportunity to earn a Certificate in Data Analytics, Big Data, and Predictive Analytics in an intensive six month daytime and evening program. Offered this Winter 2018 term, the program covers the foundations, basic and advanced methods, and tools you will need to succeed in this industry.

Join us for a free online information session to find out more about this unique offering as well as learn about our course series programs in Hadoop, Python, and Tableau Big Data Tools, Financial Predictive Data Analytics, Internet of Things (IoT), Drone/UAV Transport Ground School, iPhone and Android Applications Developer, Architectural Preservation, and Conservation and Renewal of Urban Buildings.

These areas – and qualified professionals knowledgeable in harnessing them – are in high demand from private and public sector organizations.

WHEN:
Friday, December 15, 2017
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.

RSVP:
Visit the event page for more information and to RSVP.

 

2030 Vision: Exploring the Past and Imagining the Future

Ryerson University’s G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education is proud to present ChangSchoolTalks 2017. This series of events brings together thought-provoking leaders, industry pioneers, and hundreds of participants from various industries for the opportunity to foster active learning, relationship building, and idea exchange.

This year’s theme is 2030 Vision: Exploring the Past and Imagining the Future. Presenters will challenge us to examine the patterns of history, consider the disruptive nature of technology, explore new and innovative models for learning, and take action against global climate change.

WHEN:
Michael Serbinis
Tuesday, November 7, 2017

David Suzuki
Monday, November 20, 2017

Register now: changschooltalks.ryerson.ca

 

Career Skills: Lunch and Learn Webinars

Join this webinar series to help you get the skills you need to go from career planning all the way to interviewing and networking for your perfect job. Spend an hour every other week to learn the tips and techniques to take your job search and career skills to the next level. Sign up for as many sessions as you like and join the webinar from wherever you are.

Career Planning:

This guided webinar will provide you with exploration tools and tips to help you point your career in the right direction. The session will help you seek out and better articulate the types of jobs you want.

Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Time: 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
Location: https://webinar.ryerson.ca/lunchandlearn

Register now for the September 27 session!

Tailoring your Resume to Your New Career Goals:

You will learn how to effectively market yourself for a new career by writing a concise accomplishment-focused resume that highlights your transferable and job specific skills. You will receive guidance on what to include in your resume and how to demonstrate that your past experience is a good fit for your desired roles.

Date: Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Time: 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
Location: https://webinar.ryerson.ca/lunchandlearn

Register now for the October 11 session!

Effective Interview Techniques:

This webinar will give you an overview of the different interview formats and question types that are commonly used by employers. It also provides insight into the skills employers are trying to assess when leveraging different interview techniques. You will be given tips on how to prepare for various interview formats and how to use different methods to answer questions successfully.

Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Time: 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
Location: https://webinar.ryerson.ca/lunchandlearn

Register now for the October 25 session!

Creating an Impactful LinkedIn Profile:

This webinar will demonstrate how to establish a professional online presence by creating an effective LinkedIn profile. You will gain the necessary skills for setting up an engaging profile as a job seeker.

Date: Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Time: 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
Location: https://webinar.ryerson.ca/lunchandlearn

Register now for the November 8 session!

Leveraging LinkedIn for Networking and Job Searching:

You will learn strategies and tips to effectively network online and offline with professionals as well as how to build key industry contacts to ultimately find the jobs you want.

Date: Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Time: 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
Location: https://webinar.ryerson.ca/lunchandlearn

Register now for the November 22 session!

 

Free Ryerson Legal Clinic

The Ryerson Law Centre provides free legal advice and information to current Chang School students at a monthly clinic.

The clinic is held once a month on the 8th floor of Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. To make an appointment or to get more information, email the clinic at lawclinic@ryerson.ca.

This fall the clinic will be held on the following dates:

  • September 13
  • October 26
  • November 14
  • December 6

Space is limited. Check out the Ryerson Legal Clinic today.

 

New! Experiential Learning Exchange (ELX)

Ready to target your education for career advancement? The Chang School’s Experiential Learning Exchange (ELX) is a flexible model that emphasizes hands-on, project-based activities and connects you with coaches, expert advisors, and peers. Customize your learning experience through coaching-based modules, in-depth master classes, and opportunities for networking.

Whether you’re at the start of your career or well advanced towards your career goals, the ELX is an efficient way to enhance core competencies and get practical experience solving real-world challenges so you can move to the next level. Get started: ryerson.ca/ce/elx