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Hand to Hand, Bit by Bit: How Technology Enables the Transformation of Learning and Knowledge Environments at the University of Michigan

Time 04/26/17 03:00PM-04:00PM

Room Meeting Room 5

Session Abstract

The Digital Media Commons is a collection of cutting edge media resources, managed by an incredibly passionate group of professional practitioners in their respective fields, dedicated to continuously transforming and innovating learning and knowledge environments. Every day, it is putting advanced technology into the real - and virtual - hands of our users: the students, faculty and staff of the University of Michigan. The facilities include:

  • Large professionally equipped video/performance studio
  • Audio Recording Studio
  • Two Electronic Music Studios
  • 4 Multimedia Workrooms
  • Groundworks, a one-stop DIY media manipulation facility
  • Personal Studio for DIY presentation recording
  • The UM 3D Lab
  • Multiple VizHubs, collaborative workspaces with large scale display
  • Two Data VizHubs, with huge display and Fiber connections to the
    backbone

This presentation:

  • shows and describes these resources
  • talks about how advanced networking has broadened the reach of the
    scholarly work produced therein to the campus and Internet2
    global community and made working with big data less painful -- and --
  • shows why ours is such a successful model for managing these kinds
    of resources

This is a wonderful example of how domain experts can facilitate bridging the divide between complex technology and creative minds. For more information, visit the DMC YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/MichiganDMC

Speakers

Speaker Tom Bray University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Presentation Media

media item thumbnail Hand to Hand, Bit to Bit

Speaker Tom Bray University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Primary track Applications and Services

Secondary tracks Research and Education

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