Digital Media


Q&A: Consolidating Data in Yale's Digital Media Center

With a few dozen high-end Mac digital media workstations serving about 1,000 students a year, Yale's Digital Media Center for the Arts has seen its share of data overload, not to mention storage catastrophes for students along the way. As part of an effort to overcome at least some of those challenges, the center consolidated storage in a centralized system, reducing the number of hard drives down to one while still delivering all the capacity those digital media students need.

Digital Visual Asset Management Beyond the Library

DAM: Academics can now curate and maintain image collections that will complement their institution’s digital assets.

SULA: Real World Learning in the Entertainment Capital for Media Industry Students

CT asked media industry pioneer David Tochterman about a unique LA Semester program based at Syracuse University’s West Coast-Los Angeles campus that gives entertainment media students real-world, onsite exposure to the entertainment industry capital while using new media to model professional communications and industry trends.

Berkeley College Adopts Courseload To Provide Digital Course Materials

Berkeley College has selected Courseload, Inc. to provide digital material for the college’s online academic program.

Adobe Offers Elements 10 Bundle

Adobe is now bundling Photoshop Elements 10 and Premiere Elements 10, the most-recent versions of its photo-editing and video-editing software, for users of both Windows and Mac OS X.

Adobe Intros iPad App Creator for InDesign

Adobe has debuted a new tool designed to allow InDesign users to build apps for iOS devices from their interactive books, brochures, and other publications created with InDesign CS5.5.

The Eye of the Storm

Consumer IT and student expectations are bearing down on higher ed, whether it’s ready or not.

Will the Real Digital Native Please Stand Up?

A decade after the term 'digital native' was first popularized, educators examine what the term means today--if anything.

Trivantis Adds PowerPoint-to-Flash Conversion

Trivantis has released a new version of its presentation software, Snap! by Lectora, which allows users to convert content from PowerPoint to Flash.

Telestream Adds Timeline Enhancements Video Annotations with ScreenFlow 3.0

Telestream has released a new version of its screencasting software for the Mac, ScreenFlow 3.0.