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Designing Tomorrow's Classrooms: A Design-Thinking Workshop for Teachers

Sep 13, 2018 By thomas petitjean

This summer, Centre for Digital Media’s IDEA-X instructors Bill Zhao and Thomas Petitjean led a four-day design thinking workshop at BCIT for a group of nineteen K-12 teachers. BCIT and the province of British Columbia have been working together to offer teachers across the province...

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From IDEA-X to PhD Candidate: Meet IDEA-X Alumnus Michelle Fan

Mar 21, 2018 By thomas petitjean

Centre for Digital Media alumna Michelle Fan is doing her Doctoral studies at Simon Fraser University’s School of Interactive Art and Technology (SIAT) . While a significant accomplishment in and of itself, the story of how she got here is just as remarkable. Many people will tell you...

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From IDEA-X to UBC: Meet IDEA-X Almunus Wenyi Gong

Feb 28, 2018 By thomas petitjean

Wenyi Gong initially planned to apply to the Master of Digital Media program but when she missed the application deadline she found out about IDEA-X, a one-month intensive digital media program for international undergraduate students. After IDEA-X Wenyi joined UBC's Educational...

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Co-teaching the IDEA-X Program with MDM Student Thomas Petitjean

Sep 26, 2017 By Chris Sroka

Teaching Digital Media is a new elective offered at the CDM when taking the Master of Digital Media program. The goal of the course is to provide fundamentals for using curriculum to teach digital media while helping the students develop a framwork for understanding themselves as a...

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2013 IDEA-X 48-Hour Design Jam

Feb 22, 2013 By Crissy Campbell

The 2013 IDEA-X students presented their 48-Hour Design Jam projects last week, where they had 2 days to rapidly prototype their project ideas for motion activated games and mobile apps into a workable model. This year’s projects included a motion game for parties, a motion-controlled...

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CDM Welcomes IDEA-X Students from CUC!

Feb 5, 2013 By webdev

VANCOUVER – February 5 th , 2013 – 19 students and two faculty members from the Communication University of China (CUC) were welcomed to the Centre for Digital Media yesterday for the kick off of the 2013 IDEA-X Program . IDEA-X, a four-week digital media boot camp, teaches students...

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