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Develop your new media literacy skills by consistently checking out the T&L Digital Studio Blog. There you will learn about the power of multimedia to craft a message. You will learn about new tools, techniques, and technologies -- and at the same time, discover innovative ideas to positively impact your pedagogy. While you are there, be sure to subscribe to our RSS feed so that you can tap into streams of regularly-updated, relevant content. So come on down to the T&L Digital Studio in the basement of the Hekman Library (HL121); and let us -- along with -- build your new media literacy skills today!





Location Hekman Library Room 121 (HL121)  
Contact information: 616.526.5885
Hours of operation: The Teaching & Learning Digital Studio is open from 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday. However, due to the academic schedules of the Digital Studio Staff Consultants, the Digital Studio will only be staffed from noon-5:00pm, M-F.

The Digital Studio Student Staff Consultants for 2015-2016 are:

  • Seth Altena who specializes in:
    • Digital video
    • Web design and production
    • Graphic design and production
    • Photoshop
    • Microsoft Office
  • Matt Sweda who specializes in:
    • Music design and production
    • Digital photography
    • Digital video
    • Digital audio
    • Website design and production
    • Graphic design and production
    • Image editing
  • Scout Tosi who specializes in:
    • Graphic design and production
    • Apple's suite of tools (iPhoto, Keynote, Pages, iMovie)
    • Writing
    • Communications
  • Ashley Van Wyk who specializes in:
    • Graphic design and production
    • Communications
    • WordPress and blogging
    • Twitter and social media
    • Hardware and software troubleshooting
Featured software:
  • Adobe Creative Suite
    (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Acrobat, Premiere, Audition, Encore, Flash, Fireworks)
  • Apple Final Cut X, Logic Pro X, Motion, Compressor
  • Apple iLife
  • Remark Office OMR 2014 from Gravic
    (for test scanning)
  • ScreenFlow (on the iMac)
Services: Some of the areas that we can assist you with include:
  • Desktop screen recordings using either:
    • Adobe Captivate
    • Blackboard Collaborate
    • Telestream's ScreenFlow
  • Scanning:
    • Photos
    • Slides
    • Documents / Optical Character Recognition (OCR) process in order to save files as editable Word documents
  • Image editing
  • Digital audio (creating/editing)
  • Digital video (creating/editing)
  • Test scanning (Remark Office OMR 2014 from Gravic)
  • Moodle
  • Web page editing
  • Microsoft Office
  • Files/formats (creating/converting)
  • Disc burning
For training-related needs: