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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 Lynda.com -- build your new media literacy skills today!

And oh, by the way, you can thank us later on in life.

 

 

The T&L Digital Studio has access to a suite of tools from Apple!

 

The T&L Digital Studio has Adobe's Master Collection!

 


 
Location Hekman Library Room 121 (HL121)  
 
Contact information: 616.526.5885
DigitalStudio@calvin.edu
 
 
Hours of operation: The Teaching & Learning Digital Studio is open and staffed Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm*.

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

  • Seth Altena
  • Ashley Van Wyk

* There may be an occasional gap in service due to the academic schedules of the Digital Studio Consultants. Please check the posting on the door to HL121 and/or the running slideshow inside the Digital Studio for further details.

*Summer hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm.

Digital Studio Staff Schedule (pdf)

 
 
Featured software:
  • Adobe Creative Suite
    (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Acrobat, Premiere, Audition, Encore, Flash, Fireworks)
  • Apple Final Cut X, Motion, Compressor
  • Apple iLife
  • Remark Office OMR 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: