Humanities 120 Faculty Lab for Instructional Materials Development

Professor David Anthony working in the 120 Faculty Development Lab

The Humanities 1, 120 Faculty Instructional Development Lab is a self-serve division-wide faculty resource provided for the development of Humanities Division instructional materials. Six workstations provide local directory access via local Humanities account login, so faculty should have an active Humanities "frodo" account.

Examples of lab uses include:

  • Cassette tape audio capture
  • VHS to DVD conversion
  • UCSC cable television recording to VHS / DVD
  • NTSC and PAL/SECAM VHS video capture / conversion
  • miniDV tape video capture
  • video editing
  • DVD production
  • voiceover/podcasting
  • ScanSnap PDF creation
  • Flatbed scanner for artwork / slides
  • NikonScan slide scanning

Workstations in the 120 lab feature the following software:

  • Microsoft Office 2011 (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)!
  • Adobe Creative Suite 6 (Dreamweaver / Contribute, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat Professional)
  • iLife (iMovie, iDVD, iPhoto, iTunes, GarageBand)
  • iWork (Pages, Numbers, Keynote)
  • Quicktime Pro
  • Snapz Pro video capture
  • Final Cut Studio 3 (Final Cut Pro 7.0, DVD Studio, Compressor, Color, Motion)
  • Final Cut X, VLC player,!
  • Handbrake,
  • MPEG Streamclip
  • Toast
  • ARTstor

Humanities Media Equipment A limited quantity of video and audio equipment is available for check out. This will need to be reserved at least 48 hours in advance. Reserve the equipment online, and Humanities Computing will contact you to schedule pickup/return of equipment.

  • Canon Vixia HF300 HD camcorder kits with shotgun mic
  • Pearstone tripod kit
  • Podcasting mics
  • Lavelier clip-on mics