Faculty News

How Do We Create Information?

In a previous post, I discussed information as a pyramid of human communication, that starts with data and ends with wisdom.

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What is Information?

Information is my lifeblood. As a communication scholar, I study information in all its forms. How it entertains us, how it shapes our politics and our social lives, how it is embedded in technology and enables economies. But what is information?

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Creativity & the Power of Attention in 2014

MDM students started their second semester on Monday with a kickoff to Projects 2. Building on the project planning and management skills they learned in Projects

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Are Computer Games "Addictive?"

In my view, this is a difficult topic and made more difficult by unnecessarily bringing in language associated with destructive behaviour and physiological dependence. Certainly problems arise with playing too much. But most of the time, it isn't "addiction."

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What is Innovation?

I was hired at SFU, back in 1995, as a "junior chair" in Management of Technological Innovation. I have had a long time to think about—and teach—the topic of innovation and innovation management. If I have learned one thing it is that innovation is not the same

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What is Digital Media?

What is digital media?

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MDM Faculty Patrick Pennefather on Designing Sound for Vancouver’s Bard on the Beach

The composer and former professional clown uses collaboration techniques from theatre and other artistic disciplines, and applies them to his teachings in the Master of Digital Media program.

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Dr. Kimberly Voll on Challenging Gender Stereotypes in Gaming

Dr. Kimberly Voll, CDM faculty, avid gamer and game jam

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