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Scott, Robert B.
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Robert Barry Scott was an instructor at Ryerson University in the School of Image Arts, Faculty of Communication and Design from 1970 until his retirement in 1998.
Scott was born in Guelph Ontario in 1933 and graduated from Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute in 1953. Scott received a B.A. from Western University in 1959, an M.A. from the University of New Brunswick in 1966, a Phil.M from the University of Toronto in 1969 and a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto in 1995. Early in his career Scott taught at the Prince of Wales College, P.E.I., St. Andrew's College, Upper Canada College, and the University of New Brunswick, coming to Ryerson in 1970.
At points during his time at Ryerson, Scott held the positions of Acting Chair, Program Director of Media studies, Coordinator of Graduate and Ancillary Studies, Exchange Manager, Euro-Canadian Consortium for Communication and Intercultural Studies, and Director, Development Communications Group.
Scott's areas of academic interest included: media in education proejcts, Ontario Theatre History, design of user training programs, and development of applications for videodisc, television and telecommunications.