Fonds RG 791 - School of Distance Education

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School of Distance Education

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RG 791

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  • 1965- (Creation)

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16.5 cm of textual records
7 audio cassettes
4 floppy disks : 8 x 8 inch

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([ca. 1965 -])

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Very little historical information has been written on the distance education function at Ryerson University. What is known is that distance education was a unit within the Continuing Education Division and has remained so to this day. Based on the dates of the series of distance education calendars in the Archives, it would appear that the distance education program may have been started in the mid-1960s. Also, judging by the lack of records in the Distance Education archival records group for the 1980s and 1990s, the extent of this program's activity at Ryerson during that period is unclear; it is possible that distance education was mainly the domain of Open College (see Records Group No. 7).

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This record group consists of records related to the School of Distance Education. Included are various administrative materials, published materials, and sound recordings.

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Records under review. Contact the Archives for information on access.

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