Technology Instruction available free

Student’s relationship with technology is complex. They recognize its value but still need guidance when it comes to better using it for academics.

Educause’s ECAR Study, 2013

InforMedia Services

IMS faculty would be happy to meet with you or your group at your convenience.
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How you can reach us:

Services we provide:

  • Instruct and collaborate with faculty, staff and students on specific computer, Cloud and mobile applications
  • Assist faculty in course design and instruction to incorporate SCSU’s resources
  • Join faculty in the classroom instructional designto assist students with learning technology application for the class
  • Consult with faculty on instructional design issues, particularly those that use the World Wide Web, multimedia techniques and interactivity
  • Collaborate with faculty, staff and students on technology-related projects
  • Work with campus units in technology planning and acquisition
  • Respond to faculty, staff and students requests and technology developments




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digital photography

April 17, 11AM, we met for one-hour conversation on digital photography and its use in education. We discussed parameters of digital cameras, which we would like to consider as well the trends of shifting certain tasks of digital photography toward mobile devices. We also discussed the opportunity of using “cloud” based applications for rudimentary processing of digital images versus using Adobe Photoshop for the same purpose.

Here is a link to the basics of digital photography; we touched on some of the parameters discussed here:
Please share your links and sources for good use of digital photography in education.

handouts and other materials for self directed learning with Photoshop CS5

image processing

Photoshop CS5 basics.



Handouts (CS6):

please contribute with your favorite and/or most helpful source to work with Photoshop.

Please share with us an application, which, in your opinion can successfully substitute Photoshop for learning and teaching purposes.

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Sessions on Digital Photography in March

Digital Photography 1 – practical lessons for learning and teaching

  • digital photography in learning from K12 to Higher Ed
  • general uses of digital cameras and photography in education
  • specific application of digital cameras and photography in education
    • medical
    • SPED
    • ESL
    • storytelling
    • etc
  • apply in the learning process
  • new trends and ideas


Monday, March 25, 2013 at 11:00 AM until Monday, March 25, 2013 at 11:45 AM 
Sponsoring Campus: St. Cloud State University 
Location: MC-205

Digital Photography 2-Learning and Teaching with digital cameras


  • differences and similarities between digital and traditional film photgraphy
  • cameras and what do we need to know about them
  • digital cameras settings and modes
  • how to take good pictures
  • digital camera problems and troubleshooting
  • Image editing


 Monday, March 25, 2013 at 11:00 AM until Monday, March 25, 2013 at 11:45 AM 
Sponsoring Campus: St. Cloud State University 
Location: MC-205