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Digital Media Toolkit: Instructional Support for Faculty

This guide assists with creating media assignments and projects.

Audio and Video Recording Studios

Northeastern students, faculty, and staff may use the Recording Studios to create projects, presentations and online instruction. The Recording Studios staff collaborate with faculty across the curriculum to help plan and implement media-based assignments and teach skills. To get started, contact Debra Mandel at During hours of service, we assist individuals and groups on a walk-in and appointment basis. Contact Jonathan Iannone, the Recording Studios Supervisor, to schedule a training consultation.


Faculty Planning Tools

  1.  Draft your assignment.
  2. Review some sample assignments below.
  3. Consult with Recording Studios staff to finalize assignment details and instruction plan.
  4. Complete the instruction proposal form with dates and times. 
  5. Consult with the Center for Teaching and Learning through Research for assistance creating rubrics.
  6. Consult with Academic Technology Services to learn how to use specific software, about creating online content or incorporating flipped classroom techniques for on-ground courses. ATS also offers a range of workshops.
  7. Reconnect with Recording Studios Staff as projects are being reviewed and submit exemplary projects to the Recording Studios Showcase:

            Recording Studios Showcase Criteria  

Sample Curricular Projects and Syllabi

Steps for Media Design

Piktochart Steps to Help Start a Video Project