WordPress BasicsDate: Tuesday, October 25, 2016Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pmPresenter: Chava Spivak-Birndorf Location: WIC Seminar Room Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
WordPress is a free open source publishing application that supports millions of blogs and websites....
Engaging Students Through Technology Symposium 2016Date: Monday, October 10, 2016Time: 10:00am - 3:30pm Location: Kislak Center Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion, 6th Floor Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
The annual Engaging Students Through Technology symposium shines a spotlight on innovative uses of technology in the...
Sharing Your Work Through Academic Social Media Sites and ScholarlyCommonsDate: Thursday, October 6, 2016Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pmPresenter: Rebecca Stuhr Location: Kislak Center Seminar Room 626, 6th Floor Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
Rebecca Stuhr will be presenting on some of the major academic...
Creative Commons: A License to ShareDate: Wednesday, October 19, 2016Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pmPresenter: Sarah Wipperman Location: Kislak Center Seminar Room 627, 6th Floor Library: Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
Sarah Wipperman will be leading a discussion on Creative Commons (CC) licenses...
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
Technology and Language Change: How Memes and Emojis Are The Language of The 21st Century and That’s OKOctober 19, 2016 | pakstisjPrescriptivism is dead. That should be read as a warning of bias. This article is written from the perspective that overly regimenting language is a harmful practice. (Counterarguments and thoughts about this topic are more than welcome in the comments section below!) In a linguistic sense, prescriptivism stunts natural language change and...
Penn’s Access Engineering Gives Philly Teens Hands-On STEM ExperienceAugust 30, 2016 | Guest AuthorKaylin Raby is a junior studying Systems Engineering and is the president of Access Engineering at Penn. In this guest post, she describes what the club does and explains its mission. Recently there has been a push to encourage science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in schools across the country. Science and Math are standard...
Why Social Media?August 27, 2016 | jaimemarieeWhy social media at Penn? Social media at Penn and in college, graduate school, and in the professional world is not about scrubbing all traces of who you are off the internet. It’s about creating content that you are “sincerely” passionate about engaging with and making connections online that will lead to IRL experiences like your next research...