Multimedia Creation Options
Theatre performance: "Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare"
Directed by Devin Brain. America’s premiere touring classical theatre company presents their diverse-cast production of this Shakespeare classic. $20 ($5 for SUNY Oswego students), including parking in the Culkin Hall lot (E-6) and nearby lot E-18. 315-312-4581. theactingcompany.org.
Location: Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall
Monday, March 27, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
I Am Oz Speaker: Winona LaDuke
Former vice presidential candidate, sustainability and women's rights activist and co-founder of Honor the Earth, Winona LaDuke will speak about Honor the Earth's work, including its opposition to the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline. Part of SUNY Oswego's I Am Oz Diversity Speaker Series. Free, including parking, but ticket required. General public can obtain tickets starting March 20, at the Marano Campus Center box office or by calling 315-312-3073. Talk to begin at 6 p.m.; doors open at 5:30 p.m. 315-312-5483.
Location: Ballroom, Sheldon Hall
Tuesday, March 28, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Women's Softball vs. Houghton
Location: Laker Softball Field
Tuesday, March 28, 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Women's Tennis vs. LeMoyne
Location: Romney Tennis Courts
Tuesday, March 28, 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
If you are interested in creating multimedia (podcasts, enhanced podcasts, vodcasts) for your SUNY Oswego on iTunes U space, there are a couple of options available to you. You may:
- Use the Multimedia Production Room in Penfield Library -- Now Available!
- Acquire your own equipment and software
Option 1: Use the Multimedia Production Room in Penfield Library -- Now Available!CTS and Penfield Library have worked together to provide a recording room on the second floor of the library. The Multimedia Production Room is located in room 210 across from the Periodicals/Media Desk. The key to this room can be signed out from this desk. If you would like to reserve this room, you may do so using the online reservation form.
The Multimedia Production Room is equipped with the following:
- A PC and Macintosh desktop computer with 24 inch monitors
- A Logitech Webcam Pro 9000 video camera for the PC and a built-in camera for the Mac.
- A Plantronics Audio DSP-400 Headset with noise cancelling microphone for both systems
- Your choice of the following recording software available on both systems:
Option 2: Acquire Your Own Equipment and SoftwareIf you would like to purchase equipment and software for your own computer, you can get as sophisticated or as basic as you want. We recommend any of the equipment mentioned under options 1 and 2 as a basic set up. In general, here is an outline of what you will need:
- PC or Mac computer
- A microphone for capturing audio. This could be a stand up or hand-held version that connects to your computer, a built-in one on the computer, or a headset with microphone. Start with something you are comfortable with.
- A video camera if you need to also capture video. This could be as simple as a webcam or an advanced stand-up video camera that connects to your computer.
- Recording software. There are lots out there from free ones to the video editing studio versions. Below are a few:
- Audacity with the LAME Encoder (audio only) - free and available for both PC and Mac.
- Jing (audio and video) - free and available for both PC and Mac. Jing Help Center
- Camtasia (audio and video) - This is a commercial piece of software that can be purchased through the SUNY UB Micro store for about $160. Note: You will need to contact UB Micro directly to purchase this software. You can use Camtasia to record audio, narrate PowerPoint slides, or capture audio with your computer screen (screencasting) for possible computer training.
- Garageband (audio and video) - comes with the Apple iLife suite of applications and is only available for the Mac. Apple's Garageband Support Page