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Flexible Support for Fall

Media Commons offers resources to support you while working on media projects in any of the Flexible Instructional Modes. Our team can offer faculty or student consultations, tailored workshops, open office hours, project review sessions and more whether your class is taking advantage of In-Person, Remote Synchronous, Remote Asynchronous or Mixed Mode instruction. Whether in our teaching lab, your classroom, online – or some combination thereof, we’re here to meet you where you are.

Need help with something?

Working on a media project for your class and not sure where to begin?

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Ensure Success

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Students

Getting Started

Work in Progress

Submitting Work

Faculty

Get Inspired

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Ensure Success

Assess + Grade

I’ve been assigned a media project in class, how do I get started?

Get Acquainted with Storytelling

Develop a Storyboard

Write a Script/Outline

Conduct an Interview

Produce a Documentary

Find Assignment Specific Resources

Recording Video

Recording Audio

Set Up Audio Gear

Starting with Adobe Spark or Portfolio

Start a New Portfolio

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Book a Consultation Appointment

I’ve started my project but I think I need some help.

Book a Consultation Appointment

Talk with a Consultant

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Software + App Tutorials

Adobe Spark

Adobe Portfolio

Adobe Rush

iMovie
 

Adobe Audition

GarageBand
 

Adobe Premiere

Final Cut
 

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Interactive Modules

iMovie
 

GarageBand
 

Find Free Photos, Music or Video

I’m ready to turn in planning documents, a draft or my final project, what now?

Submit a Storyboard

Image with Adobe Scan

Talk with a Consultant

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Publish Spark + Portfolio Projects

Adobe Spark Page

Adobe Spark Video

Adobe Portfolio

Share a Rough or Final Draft

Export to YouTube

Upload to Box

Upload to Canvas

Upload to Kaltura

Free Adobe Software

Adobe LogoPenn State students, faculty and staff have access to all of Adobe’s software – from photo editing powerhouse, Photoshop to video editing tools Premiere Rush and Premiere Pro to design tools like Illustrator, InDesign and Acrobat – all free of charge. These applications allow everyone access to computer lab software anywhere, anytime.

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I would like to assign a media project in my course, how do I get started?

Get Inspired

Learn About our Services

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Watch Faculty Stories

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See Case Studies

Get Acquainted with Storytelling

Talk with a Consultant

Get Inspired

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Watch Faculty Stories

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See Case Studies

Learn About our Services

Get Acquainted with Storytelling

Talk with a Consultant

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I’ve assigned a media project: How can I ensure my students’ success?

Assign Deliverables

Add a Group Contract

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Require a Storyboard

Check-In with a Consultant

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My students are turning in their assignments, how should I assess them?

Make Use of Our Assessment Materials

Get Grading Advice from a Consultant

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