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Top Tips for Remote Work from an Agile Project Team

Apr 8, 2021 By Elyse Economides

These tips are summarized from a post by Denis Morozov . Read the full blog here . Team Emotion Bots is on a mission to nurture the development of emotional intelligence in children through digital game play. Using a group of friendly aliens who have landed on Earth and need help...

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Winners of 2021 Gerri Sinclair Award for Innovation in Digital Media Create Interactive Installation for a Post-Pandemic World

Mar 8, 2021 By Elyse Economides

Due to current NDA limitations, some project details are unable to be shared at this time. “What can the future of cultural spaces look like in a post-pandemic world?” In answer to this question, this year’s recipients of Centre for Digital Media’s Gerri Sinclair Award for Innovation...

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Why Digital Media Is Important

Feb 3, 2021 By Richard Smith

Former Master of Digital Media Program Director, Richard Smith, shared his thoughts on the importance of digital media back in 2019. While he could not have predicated how a pandemic would shape the ways we have adapted to working, learning, and living, his argument for the importance...

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MDM Students Create Solutions For the Future of Remote Training & Education

Jun 24, 2020 By Crissy Campbell

With the current global pandemic and restrictions on social contact, it is a disruptive time for education. This past spring, educators around the world had to quickly move to remote and online learning, often using digital tools to help facilitate this new learning. It can’t be...

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Avoiding Disinformation During COVID

Apr 29, 2020 By Richard Smith

Last month I received a "helpful" email from my mother, who received it from a friend of hers. The friend who forwarded it to her is a health professional with many years of experience, and her husband is a crop scientist. Credible people. When I received it, my first reaction was "huh...

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Building a VR Training System For a Public Safety Educator During COVID-19

Apr 7, 2020 By Crissy Campbell

Like so many others around the world, Master of Digital Media students were faced with the COVID-19 crisis at the beginning of spring in Canada. The Centre for Digital Media officially transitioned to remote work mid-March, and MDM students have been continuing their coursework off...

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Vancouver’s Strong Universities Play a Key Role in Growing Tech Scene

Aug 28, 2019 By Crissy Campbell

Vancouver’s tech scene is changing. What was once an industry dominated by small start-up companies is now morphing into an industry with the big tech players. Amazon is opening up an office in the old Canada Post building and will be hiring 3,000 workers in the next few years. Apple...

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Back to Basics: Building for a Human Experience

Aug 15, 2019 By Crissy Campbell

If I sat you down in front of a bunch of colourful, wooden blocks, what would you do? Chances are, you’d play. You’d build up and build out, you’d try to balance and brace. Some of you might even start playing with counterweights or foundations. And, most likely, you’d do most of it without thinking.

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