Faculty News

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. Richard Smith Re-Appointed For Another 3 Years As Director at the Centre for Digital Media

Dr. Richard Smith has just been re-appointed for another 3-year term as Director of the Master of Digital Media (MDM) program.

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Dr. Kimberly Voll on Gaming and Higher Education

Last week, CDM faculty Kimberly Voll presented at Western Washington University on The Confluence of Gaming and Higher Education.

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Visiting professor to host machinma workshops this fall

The Centre for Digital Media is pleased to welcome Isabelle Arvers as an MDM Visiting Professor. This appointment was made possible through the help of the Consulat général de France in Vancouver, and Raynald Belay, Cultural attaché.

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