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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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Pre-MDM: A Digital Media English Language Program Where Students Learn Technical English, Pitching Ideas & Software Skills

Jun 3, 2020 By Crissy Campbell

The Pre-MDM program graduated its fourth cohort in April. In just four years, Pre-MDM has become an integral program to the Centre for Digital Media. As a qualifying program to the Master of Digital Media program, Pre-MDM goes hand in hand with the MDM and with the digital media...

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Zoom End Of Term Presentations During COVID

Apr 22, 2020 By Crissy Campbell

Last month MDM students quickly pivoted from working physically together on campus and meeting clients face to face to working remotely and using online communication channels. As students continued to work and prepare their deliverables for their clients, one question remained—how would they present their final deliverables to the faculty and their class?

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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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An MDM Project To Inspire Women To Become Funders and Founders of Tech Companies

Mar 19, 2020 By Crissy Campbell

70% of venture capital firms that fund tech start ups don’t have a single female partner. Only 12% of all partners in Canadian venture capital firms that finance young tech firms are women. Female tech entrepreneurs receive only 4% of all capital. Back in the Spring of 2018, Gerri...

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Changing the World: An Interactive Platform For Learning Ancient Languages

Mar 11, 2020 By Crissy Campbell

Last summer Director Richard Smith welcomed MDM students to their third and final academic semester. After distributing the team and project assignments, he had one extra, unofficial request. He challenged every team to consider, over the course of the term, how its project would change the world. Although participation in the challenge was purely voluntary, each member of the class enthusiastically agreed.

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Changing the World: Exploring Fun With an Educational Evil Cat Game

Feb 12, 2020 By Crissy Campbell

Last summer Director Richard Smith welcomed MDM students to their third and final academic semester. After distributing the team and project assignments, he had one extra, unofficial request. He challenged every team to consider, over the course of the term, how its project would change the world. Although participation in the challenge was purely voluntary, each member of the class enthusiastically agreed.

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7 Steps to Choosing the Right Grad School

Jan 30, 2020 By Crissy Campbell

Deciding on a graduate program is a tough decision. Going back to school is a huge commitment and you want to ensure that you choose the right program for you—one that aligns with both your career goals and your personal goals. There are a lot of benefits to doing a graduate degree...

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