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Digital Media Toolkit: Teaching and Learning Support

This Recording Studios guide assists with creating media assignments and projects.

Until further notice, the Recording Studios is providing remote services

If you need assistance from staff to help you create projects and presentations, to plan instruction or provide online consultations with you/your students,  please contact us at We are updating this toolkit to incorporate helpful tools you can use from home.

Teaching and Learning Support for Faculty, Students and Staff

The Recording Studios staff collaborate with faculty across the curriculum to help plan and implement media-based assignments and teach skills.  During the Covid-19 crisis, we will work with you to design and support media assignments that can be created remotely. 

See the Teaching with the Recording Studios Remotely website:

Feel free to contact members of our staff for technical assistance and project consultations on Microsoft Teams or Zoom:

For video productionphotography, graphics, planning and editing, contact  Antonio Banrey, Digital Media and Video Coordinator.

For music, sound, and podcast productions, contact Jon Reed, Digital Media and Audio Production Specialist.

For audio/music Skills and knowledge in recording hardware and techniques, post-production in Pro Tools, contact Chris DiPierro, Recording Studios Co-op.

For more information, contact, Debra Mandel, Director, Recording Studios.

Faculty Planning Steps

  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