Information Technology Services provides production services in support of faculty creating multimedia materials for use in their courses, as well as multimedia assistance to students working on academic projects. Multimedia projects have included the creation of digitized collections from 35mm slides, conversion of video presentations to CD-ROM and DVD formats, and the creation of fully interactive multimedia presentations.
The Instructional Support and Training [ISAT] team provides the following production services to UIS faculty, students, and staff:
- CD/DVD Duplication
- Digital Audio and Video Editing
- Graphic Design
- Multimedia Authoring
- Photo Imaging
- Smart Classroom Training
- Software Training/Workshop
- Universal Design and Accessibility
- Web Design
The Digital Editing Suite [eSuite] is a studio for digital audio and video production. Users can create CDs and DVDs, record voice-overs for presentation slides, and capture/mix audio in a studio environment.
The eSuite is used for recording audio lectures for course-related podcasts. Several faculty members at UIS have taken a learner-centered approach at integrating podcasting into their courses.
Located in BRK 180, this facility is available for faculty, staff, and students to develop multimedia projects. This is a specialized lab of eighteen stations focused on computer graphics, digital video and audio production. Equipment such as scanners, CD and DVD burners, digital slide scanners, analog/digital video converters, and laser color printers are available for use.
The Multimedia classroom in BRK 141B is equipped with high-end Macintosh computer workstations, flatbed scanners, and video-editing capabilities. The classroom is also equipped with audio and video projection capabilities, and an interactive whiteboard. All ITS workshops are offered in the Multimedia classroom.