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Capping Projects (Communications and Technology)

Students in the MA in Communications and Technology (MACT) are creating a body of applied research with this collection of six-credit capping projects, a required component of the course-based program that integrates the practical and professional aspects of the core areas of study.
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  1. Persuasion in a political direct mail fundraising [Download]

    Title: Persuasion in a political direct mail fundraising
    Creator: Thibault, Sean
    Subjects: rhetoric, genre studies, persuasion, direct mail, fundraising, philanthropy, persuasive discourse, contributions, linguistics, critical theory
    Date Created: 2016/10/28
  2. Who are the people in your neighbourhood? Building neighbourly connections in the inner city [Download]

    Title: Who are the people in your neighbourhood? Building neighbourly connections in the inner city
    Creator: Rollans, H. Scott
    Subjects: social capital, social isolation, inner city, social cohesion, social media, Facebook, Nextdoor, David Putnam, Keith Hampton, Abundant Community
    Date Created: 2017/03/22
  3. How are women affected by the transition to motherhood and what is the role of social media engagement to assist in the transition to motherhood? [Download]

    Title: How are women affected by the transition to motherhood and what is the role of social media engagement to assist in the transition to motherhood?
    Creator: Myskiw, Melissa L.
    Subjects: mother, community, Facebook, identity, autoethnography, motherhood, social media, Instagram, transition, loneliness
    Date Created: 2017/03/22
  4. The impact of online coupons on fan retention within an interuniversity sporting environment [Download]

    Title: The impact of online coupons on fan retention within an interuniversity sporting environment
    Creator: Krywulak, Jonathan R.
    Subjects: consumer, behaviour, online, coupons, TPB, repurchase, intentions, Groupon, DOD, retention
    Date Created: 2017/04/02
  5. Linking Luna: Implications of a viral video on conservation awareness of endangered killer whales [Download]

    Title: Linking Luna: Implications of a viral video on conservation awareness of endangered killer whales
    Creator: Peronino, Maria Chantelle
    Subjects: viral video, killer whales, endangered wildlife, YouTube, First Nations, content analysis, case study, frame theory
    Date Created: 2016/08/01
  6. Towards a community inspired place-brand [Download]

    Title: Towards a community inspired place-brand
    Creator: Ulmer, Jaylene L.
    Subjects: place-branding, social media, technology, Twitter, marketing, socioculturalism, co-creation, brand, community, communication
    Date Created: 2016/07/20
  7. Exploring sociomaterial factors of influence in the adoption and continued use of a communications technology at a non-profit organization [Download]

    Title: Exploring sociomaterial factors of influence in the adoption and continued use of a communications technology at a non-profit organization
    Creator: Bradfield, Megan E.
    Subjects: technology, communications, sociomateriality, digital communications, non-profit organization, material discursive practise
    Date Created: 2016/08/01
  8. Student cell phones: Essential questions surrounding use in BYOD classrooms [Download]

    Title: Student cell phones: Essential questions surrounding use in BYOD classrooms
    Creator: Wilson, Gail-Ann P.
    Subjects: teachers, students, B.Y.O.D., smartphones, cellphones, high school, Scot Theory, policy
    Date Created: 2016/08/11
  9. Leading digital humanitarians: An exploratory study on establishing and maintaining effective leadership roles during a crisis event in the Standby Task Force online community [Download]

    Title: Leading digital humanitarians: An exploratory study on establishing and maintaining effective leadership roles during a crisis event in the Standby Task Force online community
    Creator: Urrutia, Leo
    Subjects: leadership, digital humanitarian, online community, volunteer, management, crowdmap, standby task force, disaster, emergency, mobilization
    Date Created: 2016/07/30
  10. An examination of the reasons for late adoption of innovative consumer technology [Download]

    Title: An examination of the reasons for late adoption of innovative consumer technology
    Creator: Sprenger, James
    Subjects: diffusion, laggard, innovation, technology, adoption, marketing, delay, resistance
    Date Created: 2016/09/02