Media Innovation

Over the past 18 months, through partnerships with various faculty, STELAR has supported the creation of innovative type of media object.  These objects include Virtual Reality (VR), interactive objects and various types of videos. Innovative media elements can increase student engagement and may help students to learn and retain the course information more effectively.

Virtual Reality (VR)

Virtual Reality (VR) - International Admissions

International Admissions

STELAR supported International Admissions in the creation of virtual reality content.

Video + Quiz

Video + Quiz -Dr. Candace Chou and Dr. Karen Kozen-Lien

Dr. Candace Chou and Dr. Karen Kozen-Lien

Interactive videos that combine text, visuals, audio and immediate feedback so students watching them are actively engaged in what they view.

Interactive Learning Object

Interactive Learning Object - Michael Wilder, Instructional Designer

Michael Wilder, Instructional Designer

An interactive learning module built to support TEGR 550: Language, Literacy and Learning.

Talk to the camera

Talk to the camera - Professor Andrea Clepper

Professor Andrea Clepper

An example of a simple recording where the speaker looks into the camera; a powerful way to connect directly with your students.

Touch-panel instruction interaction

Touch-panel instruction interaction  -Dr. Muffet Trout

Dr. Muffet Trout

A Touch-panel video invites more active professor interaction between the student and visuals on the screen. A faculty who likes to be more active while presenting may prefer this approach.

Unique “light board” recordings

Unique “light board” recordings - Dr. Bill Brendel

Dr. Bill Brendel

The Lightboard is a glass chalkboard pumped full of light. It's for recording video lecture topics. You face toward your viewers, and your writing glows in front of you.

Slideshow lectures

Slideshow lectures - Dr. Peggy Locke

Dr. Peggy Locke

A slide show based lecture provides students with a visual audio connection to the professor as well as visual slide content. This professor sees whatever she has on her slides as she presents.

Multiple camera, sets & green-screen

Multiple camera, sets & green-screen -Professor Erin Simunds

Professor Erin Simunds

In our OEC studio, we can facilitate a wide range of production needs, including multiple cameras, sets and green-screen technology.

Multi-camera interview set

Multi-camera interview set - Professor Paul Gavrilyuk

Professor Paul Gavrilyuk

Interview videos provide a distinct and unique experience to viewers. They can allow students to feel more present while watching the video, as if they were actually sitting in the audience.