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Welcome to Open Learning at Ryerson University. The open learning projects featured here reflect Ryerson’s emphasis on developing high-quality online and blended learning offerings.

Our Time to Lead, Ryerson University’s five-year academic plan encourages the use of a diversity of innovative learning and teaching methods to enable greater student engagement and success.

The projects found on this website were produced through collaboration across Ryerson among the units that support teaching and learning in the classroom as well as in the digital space including: the Digital Media Projects Office, the Digital Education Strategies Team at the G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education, the Learning and Teaching Office and the Office of eLearning.

The Projects

Ryerson open learning projects are funded by eCampusOntario, a portal for learners to find online and mostly online courses available at Ontario colleges and universities supported by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development. Each project provides open resources that can be used either as stand-alone learning objects or integrated into a course.

Upcoming projects

Led by the Office of eLearning, project teams are currently working on several eLearning projects including open textbooks on retail pop ups, and critical writing, reading and research. Teams are also working on open course modules on patient safety and quality improvement for nursing;  inclusion and consultation in early childhood education; and maternal and newborn assessment with virtual game simulation modules.

Disclaimer: The Ryerson open learning modules are made available for public use under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND) license.

For more information on any of the online learning module projects, please contact Wendy Freeman in the Office of eLearning at Ryerson University Office of eLearning.