Monthly Archives: October 2012

Module 2: Major Blog – Me, Myself and My Virtual Self

Sitting in a restaurant with three of my closest friends, I notice that before we flip open our menus to look through our meal options, we all place our cellphones on the table and quickly check the inbox messages, before … Continue reading

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4P18: Consumerism and Materialism

This week we discussed the idea of environmentalism based more from a perspective of consumers. We opened the class with the ‘Follow the Frog’ Commercial which really stood out to me. It’s something I’m still thinking about because the idea … Continue reading

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4P18: Green marketing/ Green washing

I found this week’s discussion to be the most interesting and engaging thus far in the course. The bulk of this conversation dealt with had to do with what commercial companies call green marketing, but can also be skewed as … Continue reading

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Tag me on Facebook!: Looking at the Sense of Identity in Social Media communities

The technological phenomenon has had a major impact on communication. Methods of social interactions have changed drastically in my generation and will continue to do so in generations to come. I see 6 year olds who know how to use an … Continue reading

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4P18- The story of eco-tourism

When I hear the word eco-tourism I think of my most recent trip to Calgary. One of my favourite experiences during my stay there was visiting Banff National Park. I was blown away by the natural beauty of the area; … Continue reading

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4P18: How is Climate Change Spun?

The issues of this week are very much connected to the previous discussion of framing environmental communication. There is a specific way in which the environmental issues are being communicated to us and these messages can be further understood when … Continue reading

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Module 1: Billionaires in white socks and Adidas sandals – The rise of the Virtual Class

There is no doubt we live in a fast paced world. Society is changing at rapid speed and sometimes it is difficult to actually grasp that concept. Especially with ever-developing technology and advancements in networking we are more than ever … Continue reading

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