Department of Communication Media Lab
The Department of Communication offers specialized educational 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 4K cameras, 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 351. These classrooms allow the professor to guide and collaborate with students using media-related software, research, and processes that resemble the media industry.
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 the community. This lab is open to Communication students 24-7 and is equipped with a total of 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.
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 to advance student learning beyond the classroom.
If you have any further questions regarding what technology resources available to students, please contact the lab coordinator, Evelina Galova-Iossifov, for more information.
Georgia College now offers software training through lynda.com, which provides all GC students with on-demand access to training videos on software, digital design, and digital media techniques.