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Halloween Comes to the Swarthmore Water Tower 2.0

Keep your eye to the sky for some projection artwork this Halloween weekend! The campus water tower will be illuminated with interesting animations, film clips, and seasonal imagery at select times between October 27th and 31st. Best viewing will be from the Science Center Quad … Continue reading Halloween Comes to the Swarthmore Water Tower 2.0

Animating Characters with a Webcam and Microphone

Creative Cloud becomes more user-friendly with each release. One of the most exciting additions in 2017 is a beta product called “Character Animator.” Before you read on, let this video speak for itself. Character Animator allows digital artists to bring still drawings to life … Continue reading Animating Characters with a Webcam and Microphone

Workshop: Creating Instructional Video Using Personal Devices Aug. 22-23

Dates/Times: 10 am – 4 pm, August 22 and 23, Language Center, Kohlberg Hall This workshop is intended for faculty with an interest in creating course, or program related videos. We’ll walk you through the process of conceptualizing, storyboarding, scripting, filming, editing and captioning a video. We’ll encourage you to bring your own camera, record off a phone or personal device and edit using software available to you through the College. You’ll walk away with a finished video that’s ready to use and the skills to replicate the process in the future. This is an opportunity to work on, for … Continue reading Workshop: Creating Instructional Video Using Personal Devices Aug. 22-23

LACOL Language Hack-a-thon @ Language Center

LACOL’s Language Instruction working group will hold a 3-day intensive workshop (also known as a hack­-a­-thon) to prototype a shared online diagnostic and refresher framework. The face-to-face event is being organized by Mike Jones, Director of the Language Resource Center and Media Lab at Swarthmore College, guided by a core team of faculty and language technologists at the participating institutions.  For more information… Continue reading LACOL Language Hack-a-thon @ Language Center