Faculty Resource Center

Faculty Resource Center (FRC)

 

  • Hours:  Staffed Monday - Friday  8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    24 hour access for faculty with ID card
  • Emailinstcom@stedwards.edu
  • Phone: 512-464-8804
  • Location: PREX 110

The Faculty Resource Center (FRC) assists faculty with technical and instructional design needs. Development of classroom materials from consultation to production is available. Assistance with integrating technologies into courses, multimedia project development and using the Internet in education are primary focuses of the FRC personnel. The FRC facilities houses high-end technologies which includes 7 iMac workstations with dual boot OS X and Windows 7, flatbed & film scanners, audio and video editing equipment, B&W laser. Faculty have access to the FRC 24 hours/seven days a week with the use of their SEU ID. Staffing hours are 8:00 AM-5:00 PM, Monday - Friday.

Audio Production

Faculty interested in producing audio content for their course work are encouraged to contact the FRC for assistance. The FRC audio equipment and other resources are available to assist faculty with developing a wide range of audio content such as podcasts or recording lectures for online delivery.

CD and DVD Production

The FRC is available to assist faculty and staff with creating CD and DVD media. Services that are available: DVD duplication, VHS to DVD archives, Data DVD creation, Audio CD duplication and Data CD creation.

Printing

The FRC maintains laser printers that are available for faculty use.

Scanning

Each computer workstation in the FRC is equipped with a flatbed scanner for faculty and staff use. Scanning services allow faculty and staff to scan images and documents to PDF, image files and text files.

Software Assistance

The FRC staff are available to assist faculty and staff with learning or troubleshooting software. The FRC also allows faculty and staff to test new software before use on department computers.  Software installed on FRC computers includes all of Microsoft Office and the Adobe Creative Suite 6 Master Collection.

Video Production

The Faculty Resource Center (FRC) assists faculty with video requests for use in classroom and web delivery. The FRC offers services ranging from converting videos from multiple media formats to developing and creating original material for classroom web use. The FRC houses video editing workstations that are available for faculty use.