Student Speak

Blast from the past: Stuff Communication majors say

Posted by Michael Lisinski on November 21, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Remember that Internet trend where people mimicked, erm, 'stuff' that specific cohorts of people say?

In early 2012, one of our video bloggers created just such a video for students taking Communication. Take a look at what the Communication experience was like just over a couple of years ago.


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Topics: Faculty of Social Science and Humanities, Fun Facts

Wearable technology at UOIT's Decimal Lab

Posted by Dimitri Tsalavoutas on November 19, 2014 at 12:00 PM

How are people’s lives different than those of previous generations because of the gadgets we have at our fingertips today? Some differences are clearly seen already, where for example many people cannot go a day without checking their phone and computer for messages. As the future likely holds further advances in these sorts of technologies, it is important for people like those at the Decimal Lab to understand the effects these gadgets can have on people.

Dr. Isabel Pedersen (pictured below) led the tour of the Decimal Lab, located in the 55 Bond Street building in downtown Oshawa, in Room 102B. Dr. Pedersen is the Canadian Research Chair in Digital Life, Media and Culture, as well as the director of the Decimal Lab and an associate professor in UOIT’s Faculty of Social Science and Humanities

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Topics: Innovation, Faculty of Social Science and Humanities

A day in the life of an FSSH student

Posted by Andrea Brown on November 17, 2014 at 9:27 AM

Last year, Kai and Michael presented a day in the life of a student in our Faculty of Social Science and Humanities. It's too good to leave in our archives so we're giving it new life here on the blog. Enjoy!

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Topics: Student Life, Faculty of Social Science and Humanities