Digital Media Resources

A young woman works at a laptopThe Information Technology Office (ITO) in SZB 536 provides the facilities, equipment, supplies, and instruction for students, faculty and staff to produce a variety of digital media and other instructional materials. Basic production supplies are available for sale by cash, check, or departmental transfer. Basic tools are available for room-use with a UT ID.

The ITO also offers free orientations that provide the knowledge and skills to properly use digital media equipment to produce effective instructional presentations.

Use the tabs below to learn more about ITO facilities for creating video, audio, photography, hardcopy materials and about scheduling an orientation.

Rob Donald, 512-232-5419, manages Digital Media Resources and can answer any questions.

Video

Long a mainstay of instructional media, can easily be incorporated into computer presentations, Web pages, and other digital media programs. The ITO can help with all aspects of video use and production.

Four digital video editing rooms equipped with high-end computers, large monitors, and video-editing software are available and may be reserved.

In conjunction with these facilities, a variety of camcorders are available from Equipment Checkout, and Adobe Creative Suite software is available on several computers in Computer Lab B. Custom orientations on topics such as video production, editing, and digitizing are available to assist with all aspects of any video project.

Audio

udio is an important instructional medium, from simple recordings to the narrations, sound effects and music of video and multimedia programs. Make audio recordings in an acoustically treated video editing room, and manipulate and edit your recording with GarageBand. A set of royalty free production music is available to add to soundtracks. Orientations cover producing soundtracks for presentations, videos and multimedia programs.

Photography

Digital still cameras, available from Equipment Checkout, are easy to use and allow for the inclusion of digital photographs in Web pages, computer presentations, and other digital presentations. Orientations that cover all aspects of digital and traditional photography, scanning, digital imaging, and color reproduction may be arranged.

Orientations

The ITO's multimedia orientations are designed to help College of Education students, faculty and staff feel more confident using digital media production technologies. Orientations are tailored to meet specific needs and are scheduled by appointment Monday through Friday.

Orientation Topics include:

  • Video Production and Editing
  • Digital Still Camera
  • Photo Scanning and Image Editing
  • Digital or Analogue Audio Production
  • Digitizing Audio or Video

To Arrange an Orientation:

  • Submit an e-mail message to Schedule an Orientation. Include name, media topic and desired time and date.
  • Reservations should be made at least 48 hours prior to the desired orientation time. Confirmations are e-mailed within 24 hours.
  • Reservations can also be made by calling 512-471-3234.