PreziDate: Wednesday, August 12, 2015Time: 9:00am - 1:00pmPresenter: Eric Janec Location: WIC Seminar Room, Rm 124, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
Prezi is a web-based tool that outshines PowerPoint in many ways. It allows you to create and...
Mind mapping Tools for Active LearningDate: Monday, August 17, 2015Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm Location: WIC Seminar Room, Rm 124, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
Join us to explore four tools for mind mapping: Coggle it, Simple Mind, Evernote and Notability. Presented by Rashmi Kumar from the...
Canvas for Student SuccessDate: Monday, August 31, 2015Time: 10:00am - 12:00pmPresenter: Several staff from Penn Libraries and CTL Location: Goldstein Electronic Classroom, Rm 114, VPDLC Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
We will explore techniques for engaging your students...
Technology resources and tutorials
Vitale Digital Media Lab
The Vitale Digital Media Lab in the Weigle Information Commons provides walk-in assistance with video creation, animation, graphic design, poster design and borrowing equipment such as video cameras.
New Media Showcase
Adventures with AustinMedia Type: Comic
2009 Comic Book Contest, 2nd Place, Student: Katharine Cunningham
DiamondsMedia Type: Video
Anthropology, Fall 2010, Cultural History of the Modern World, Students: Connie Wu and Ryan Dew
Art Heroes: The Discovery of Japan's Sexual IdentityMedia Type: Poster
CURF Undergraduate Research Symposium, Spring 2013, Student: Emma Kaufman
Recent Blog Posts
Top 12 Success Stories at WICJuly 30, 2015 | samanthackHere at WIC we love seeing the ways in which students and faculty use our resources to succeed, and we jump at the opportunity to help with new projects. Our blog highlights many of the successes seen around WIC, and now we have a page on the Commons website dedicated to twelve of those most popular stories. Check out Success Stories for featured...
Task your 3D mind to win these 3D challengesJuly 24, 2015 | lahariuAs you might have noticed, the last couple of posts of mine have been about 3D printing and obviously this one is too. I just cannot stop my fascination with the subject. This morning, I found this page about 3D challenges. The news is too good to keep to myself, although sharing it could potentially put me at a disadvantage by decreasing the odds...
No More #nofilter?July 23, 2015 | samanthackMy name is Samantha Kannegiser and I am a new intern at the Weigle Information Commons. When my colleague Jaime suggested I write a post about photo filters I was unsure how interesting a topic it would be. However, after reading a new study conducted by Yahoo! Labs I was intrigued. The study finds that the ways in which we use filters on the...