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Express Yourself

Penn State Creates sessions focus on being creative with various multimedia technologies and apps. These sessions are relaxed and informal, focusing on exploring something new, making something fun and sharing with the community.

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Spring 2020 Semester Report

Spring 2020 Report Due to the novel coronavirus pandemic that caused Penn State to switch to remote learning beginning March 16th, several Media Commons, Maker Commons, and Immersive Experiences Lab services had to quickly change processes to adjust to the new...

Using the Jounivo USB Microphone

Using the Jounivo USB Microphone This tutorial will show you how to use the Jounivo USB microphone. The microphone plugs into any computer via a USB cable. It is ideal for recording narration for a video or audio project. It has a cardioid pick-up pattern which will...

Fall 2019 Semester Report

Fall 2019 Report Fall 2019 saw 12,576 students and faculty use Teaching and Learning with Technology's Media Commons, Maker Commons, and Immersive Experiences Lab initiatives across the Commonwealth. Much of this use was focused in 289 classes in nearly every...

What’s New at Media Commons

Every summer the TLT Media Commons team embarks on a process of reviewing and renewing our many initiatives, services, tools and technologies with the intent of bringing the latest and greatest media creation opportunities to Penn State students and...

Attend Adobe MAX Online

Attend Adobe MAX Online Monday, October 15, 9–11am PDT The Next Generation of Creativity You have no shortage of great ideas. Our goal is to help you bring those ideas to reality as beautifully and easily as possible. At the opening...

Did You Know? Process Tutorials are a Great Way to Kickstart a Project

Media Commons makes available a wide range of technical tutorials on the different hardware and software that you or your students might encounter in and out of our spaces while working on an audio or video project. From green screen to iMovie to...
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Media Commons is the longest-standing of several innovative technology-driven creative services offered by Teaching and Learning with Technology at Penn State. The Immersive Experiences Lab pushes the boundaries on video and audio production, putting audiences inside educational media in brand new ways.

Maker Commons encourages learners to get hands on with tomorrow’s tools like 3D printers and to experiment with solutions via rapid prototyping in the Invention Studio.  The Design Experiences Lab offers a space to crash course through the fundamentals of intentional, generative practice.

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