Past Digital Studio Projects
The Digital Studio seeks to promote the creation of virtual learning experiences by providing consulting services, project development, and technology exploration for GVSU faculty and staff.
Here are a few examples of projects that the Digital Studio has supported!
Statistics Lightboard Videos
In an effort to make STA 215 more accessible through a hybrid course offering Becky Bergakker worked with the digital studio to create lightboard videos for statistics.
Working with Char Beckman's MTH 496 class we helped students create instructional videos that teach teachers how to play math based board games.
Chemistry Safety Videos
We created the safety videos used in all sections of CHM 115, these videos are viewed by over 1500 students each semester.
Working with liaison librarians we have created many library tutorials for students in a wide variety of courses.
Chemistry Device Tutorials
Working with the Chemistry department the digital studio has created tutorials on how to use some of the most common devices found in chemistry labs.
Chemistry Lightboard Videos
Dr. Matt Hart from the Chemistry department was one of the first faculty members to work with the digital studio to create lightboard videos for his organic chemistry courses.
OER @ GVSU
In collaboration with the GVSU library the digital studio has created videos to highlight the current OER champions on campus to encourage others to start using and creating free and open resources.
Business Law Lightboard Videos
Star Swift from the Seidman College of Business has created dozens of lightboard videos to use in her business law courses.
Along with Rita Kohrman and Betsy Williams the digital studio helped to create an interactive module that helps students understand the basics of APA, this module is currently being used in dozens of courses.
While working with the GVSU social justice centers the digital studio helped create a set of interactive modules that students complete before going out and serving our community.
Math Lightboard Videos
Marcia Frobish from the Math department worked with the digital studio to create lightboard videos that are being used in many courses.
The digital studio worked with Kristin Vu from the Medical Dosimetry program to create an interactive tool that gives students the opportunity to practice identifying specific parts of anatomy.
Ethical Reasoning Module
In collaboration with Danielle Lake from the Liberal Studies department the digital studio has created a module that teaches students about various theories related to ethical reasoning that is being used in courses throughout the department.
Working with the Digital Studio Justin DeSousa from the Movement Science department was able to create customized exercise videos for his students.
RA Training Modules
Working with the Housing and Residence Life department the digital studio has created seven modules that all incoming Resident Assistants go through before coming on campus and starting their in person training.
SWS Faculty Training
In a collaboration with the Writing Center and Lindsay Ellis from the Writing Department the digital studio helped to create training animations for faculty who teach SWS courses.
Children's Health Center 360 Degree Tour
Julia VanderMolen worked with the Digital Studio to create a 360 degree tour of the Children's Health Center in Grand Rapids. This tour was embedded in an eBook that she created and helps give readers a better since of this specialized medical facility.
Biology Experiment Video
Working with Stephen Rybcznski from the Biology department the Digital Studio created a photosynthesis experiment tutorial to be utilized by pre-service and current k-12 Biology Teachers
Swivl for Classroom Observations
Working with both Erica Hamilton and Swivl the Digital Studio has create a video that explains the benefits of recording your own instruction as a form of self assessment for instructors.
Statistics Music Video
Becky Bergakker worked with the Digital Studio to create a music video around around statistics concepts to help her students remember what the term "correlation" means.
FTLC Short Course Videos
In Collaboration with the FTLC the Digital Studio helped to create a hybrid workshop where experts from around campus created video lectures on the history of inequality in the United States before leading an in-person discussion on a given topic.
Physical Education Tutorials
In cooperation with the Movement Science department the digital studio created examples of form and best practices when doing physical activities.
3D Modelling for Research
The Digital Studio, along with the Technology Showcase worked with the Movement Science department and the College of Engineering to scan a foot for 3D printing to be used in research on running.
Conversations with Colleagues
Working with the Digital Studio, Paola León had the opportunity to capture an interview with visiting scholars and have a discussion about their field of Social Work.
360 Degree Farm Tour
Working with Cheryl Kaleka from the College of Education the Digital Studio created a 360 degree tour of Fellinlove Farms which aims to create a therapeutic environment for children with special needs.
Computer Generated Models
The Digital Studio along with the Atomic Object Technology Showcase created computer generated 3D models to be displayed in a Microsoft HoloLens with the Biomedical Sciences department to better understand molecules and compounds.
The Digital Studio worked with Professors Andrea Bostrom and Deborah Bambini to develop a series of interactive nursing simulations in which students must evaluate a patient's condition and then make appropriate decisions regarding their care.
Augmented Reality Visual Field Cut
With the help of Occupational Therapy assistant professor Carla Slabaugh, The Digital Studio created an augmented reality app. When used with a phone and an augmented reality headset, students can see what a patient with a left visual field cut would experience.
SWS Faculty Training Illustrated Video
In a collaboration with the Writing Center and Lindsay Ellis from the Writing Department the digital studio extended the training animations for faculty who teach SWS courses with a paper and marker illustration.
"To the Letter" Podcast
In collaboration with GVSU libraries the digital studio worked to produce "To the Letter" a podcast that tells the story of a WWII soldier and his love interest through letters that they wrote to each other throughout his deployment.
Identifying Medication Prescriptions
This "game" asks students to identify various parts of a medication prescription. It was created by Kerry Mohney in collaboration with the GVSU Digital Studio.
A Body's Tale Podcast
Working with Eric Ramsson the digital studio helped to produce a podcast that documents medical abnormalities.
Statistics Consulting Examples
Working with the statistics department the digital studio worked to create examples of good and bad statistical consulting appointments for students in their capstone course.