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Integrating multimedia into the curriculum

By bschuck on April 25, 2014 2:45 PM | Permalink

In a recent Chronicle of Higher Education article, filmmaker and mass communications instructor Danny Ledonne notes that Millennials, who are so comfortable with digital technologies, are still Do it yourself media logoprimarily churning out text research papers like their parents and grandparents. He outlines a number of reasons why multimedia production should be more widespread in college courses and assignments, not the least of which is that the productions, unlike traditional papers, will tend to be widely shared among students themselves.

"Multimedia Assignments: Not Just for Film Majors Anymore," Chronicle of Higher Education, April 25, 2014

Personal Archiving 101: Saving photos

By Heela Naqshband on March 27, 2013 4:22 PM | Permalink

Save your digital photos (and other important files) in at least two places, such as your computer, CD/DVD, flash drive, external hard drive, Internet storage, etc., AND in separate locations.  

Wikipedia and Digital Collections

By Cory Lampert on May 25, 2007 2:04 PM | Permalink
Recently, I helped out with a presentation for our Hot Topics discussion group that involved coming up with some web use statistics. There were some very interesting ones that indicated that in addition to research help, which we expect the site is used for, unique materials are another key feature that consistently brings in users from the web. For instance, Howard Hughes has been and continues to be a popular search term that delivers users to our site!