Digitization services are available for personal slide collections, photos, videos, audio cassettes, text (OCR and PDF) which will be used for faculty and graduate student teaching, presentations and research. Content is prepared according to Brown Library standards, and full quality archival copies are made whenever needed.
The TechTA program funds undergraduate teaching assistants to work with faculty exploring the use of technology to enhance teaching and learning.
The Academic Multimedia Program (AMP) facilitates the integration of multimedia assignments into courses across disciplines and departments. AMP can provide training and technology, and support instructors with pedagogical consulting and development of teaching resources. Two courses are typically supported by AMP per semester.
Support and training for installed teaching technology in classrooms and lecture halls located on the main campus. This would include free support for academic courses and for-fee support of events.
The Language Resource Center (LRC) provides online access to audio materials and other digital resources for language teaching and learning, as well as other technological support for language teaching and learning in conjunction with the Educational Technology Center and Academic Technology group.
Personal consultation sessions may be scheduled by instructors seeking assistance in employing instructional applications for teaching. This may include in-depth instructions on the use of individual tools or the development of course-specific strategies . Consultation sessions may be in addition to regularly offered workshops or in conjunction with a project.
The Brown Instructional Technology (BIT) Grants Program is an opportunity for instructors to have digital projects created for their courses. BIT Grants consist of consulting from the Instructional Technology and the Media Production groups, and production work by a skilled team of Student Technology Assistants.
An Academic Technology undergraduate teaching and research award (UTRA) provides members of the faculty with undergraduate collaborators to enhance teaching and learning through the integration of new instructional technologies including classroom tools such as "smart" boards, clickers and lecture-capture; and online collaboration and communication tools such as MyCourses, wikis and iTunes.
Workshops offered each semester help instructors learn techniques, tools and best practices for engaging students through the use of instructional tools available at Brown and on the web. Workshop topics include course management techniques, effective classroom presentations, increasing student participation and collaboration.