Digital Media


KSU Professor Creates Flexbook

A new online digital textbook aims to cut costs and foster collaboration among students and instructors.

Alumni Magazines Jump to the iPad

As universities look for ways to connect with alumni and students, campus periodicals are launching digital editions for mobile devices, particularly the iPad.

Baltimore University Transitions to High-Def Production Gear

Film and broadcast students at Baltimore's Loyola University get real-world production experience, thanks to a recent upgrade to HD equipment.

Five Digital Literacy Professional Development Strategies

Get faculty members in the digital literacy "groove" with these five simple professional development moves.

Broadband, High-Speed Fiber Networking Infrastructure: A Community College Vision

Los Angeles Community College District is making plans for ConnectLACCD: a broadband fiber ring that will link each campus and create a district-wide high-speed network; provide district-wide broadband wireless coverage; facilitate resilient administrative systems and establish regional backup capabilities that can save hundreds of thousands of dollars on backup alone; and establish scalability that will truly meet LACCD's future networking needs.

Kaltura Boosts LMS Integration with New Version of Cross Campus Media Suite

Kaltura, an open source online video platform developer, has released a new version of Cross Campus Media Suite, a video solution designed for educational institutions that is optimized to deliver video on a variety of devices and manage media content across multiple systems.

RIT Beefs Up Video Captioning Service for Hard of Hearing Students

Students at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) now have access to improved course video captioning, a service that is particularly important for the students of the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID), one of RIT's colleges.

Sonic Foundry Adds New Features to Webcasting Platform

New functionalities in Sonic Foundry's Mediasite platform are designed to enable users to better create, manage, and distribute their content.

Studio Technologies Unveils New Remote Camera Interface System

New camera system introduced at InfoComm enables single-camera live shoots then feeds content to multiple media outlets.

An Instructional Design Toolkit and Strategies for the Community College

Today, instructional designers at community colleges have exciting opportunities to improve instruction and service to students, as their toolkit has grown to include an amazing array of Web 2.0 tools and new media. CT asked Michael Medlock, the director of Instructional Design and Technology at Rio Salado College how instructional designers and a team of faculty, subject matter experts, and media developers follow instructional design principles and strategies that leverage technology and new media to create robust learning designs that advance instruction at Rio Salado College.