Technology Resources

Department of Communication Media Lab

The Department of Communication offers resources to facilitate and build knowledge. The department allows students to be hands-on with professional-level technology, equipment, and resources including Panasonic and JVC broadcast cameras, Canon DSLRs, Panasonic Lumix 4K cameras, Sony a7R IV mirrorless camera, GoPro and GoPro Heroes cameras, Insta360, Blackmagic Design digital cinema cameras, and the Adobe Suite via Adobe Creative Cloud.

Some Mass Communication courses are offered in the classroom labs in Terrell Hall and Arts & Sciences. These classrooms allow the professor to guide and collaborate with students using media-related software, research, and processes that resemble the media industry.

View of the media lab in Terrell Hall

The Department of Communication Advanced Media Lab is located in Terrell Hall 415. The lab is a converged media learning environment where students can gather to share resources, knowledge, and network while they build and design multimedia projects. This space allows for collaborative possibilities within the media, classes, and student media organizations. This lab is open to Communication students 24-7 and is equipped with 16 i-MAC computers. Three additional professional-grade iMacs for advanced editing are housed in three soundproof edit bays in Terrell 407. Each computer is installed with media-related software including SPSS Statistics and the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite.

media lab equipment for rental

Department of Communication students can also check-out equipment from the media lab coordinator to create their multimedia projects. The Media Lab Coordinator also offers assistance to majors with equipment and software, as well as provides a variety of workshops and hands-on tutorials to advance student learning beyond the classroom.

Equipment list

If you have any further questions regarding what technology resources are available to students, please contact the lab coordinator, Evelina Galova-Iossifov.