News archive - 2019

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Digital storytelling for truth and reconciliation

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“The process of the filmmaking is an important learning and collaboration experience. Not only were the students getting involved with real world projects, but they also worked closely with Indigenous scholars and artists who are at the front line of decolonization.”  - Prof. Aynur Kadir

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Prof. Danisch podcasts 70+ micro lessons on effective communication practices

Robert Danisch speaking to student with audio recording equipment

Communication is about making meaning, says Professor Robert Danisch, department chair of Communication Arts. “You make meaning by producing effects on others. So, it’s about how to produce the right kinds of effects to convey your message or ideas.” In fact, he's making effects on students of communication in the classroom and beyond with a toolbox of learning resources, including his podcast series, Now We’re Talking.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

A Virtually New Stage of Life: A Theatre Student Returns from Prague

Jessica Bertrand looking through VR goggles

By Jess Bertrand, Theatre and Performance Major at the University of Waterloo (UW)

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Researchers create a tool to determine the games and user experiences individuals will like

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Researchers create a tool to determine the games and user experiences individuals will like

University of Waterloo researchers have developed a novel tool that will enable user experience designers to create more effective, personalized games and marketing campaigns.  

Monday, August 26, 2019

Professor Henry Svec awarded SSHRC grant

Congratulations to Professor Henry Svec who was awarded a SSHRC Insight Development Grant of $50, 698 for a research project entitled "Entangling the Media History Archive: String Figures as Imaginary Media."