Appointment Types

Audio Editing

Duration: This appointment is scheduled in 60-minute blocks.

  • Editing audio using Audacity or other audio editing software
  • Discovering copyright-free audio resources for projects
  • Tutoring on advanced software like Adobe Audition or Logic Pro depends on available, trained service providers

Audio Production (HCC Vocal Booth)

Duration: This appointment is scheduled in 60-minute blocks.

  • Optional training to use the equipment in the Hurley Convergence Center Vocal Booth (located in room 116)
  • For this tutorial type, you MUST reserve the Vocal Booth for the time of your appointment; you may wish to check on the availability of the booth before making your appointment
  • Involves some training in Audacity for recording and editing purposes

Augmented Reality Tools

Duration: This appointment is scheduled in 60-minute blocks.

  • Creating augmented reality experiences via a mobile app (HP Reveal, formerly Aurasma)
  • May involve additional tutorials like video production training for using the green screen and video editing for chroma keying

Digital Project Consulting

Duration: This appointment is scheduled in 60-minute blocks.

  • Students sit down with a tutor to get help on brainstorming and execution of a digital project 
  • A series of three tutorials: brainstorming, normal DKC tutorial, feedback and review

Domain Migration

Duration: This appointment is scheduled in 60-minute blocks.

  • For graduating seniors who want to migrate their information off of the Domain of One’s Own server and onto another 
  • Migrating involves paying for your new hosting company, so bring a payment method (credit or debit card) with you to this tutorial
  • Can also involve deleting or downloading your website

Domain of One’s Own Sign-Up

Duration: This appointment is scheduled in 60-minute blocks.

  • Signing up on Domain of One’s Own
  • Installing WordPress or other software onto your domain
  • Organizing your domain
  • Working with WordPress on your domain (creating content, changing your theme, etc.)

Domains / WordPress Troubleshooting

Duration: This appointment is scheduled in 30-minute blocks.

  • Working through issues encountered on your domain
  • If you are encountering a particular issue, please put this in the notes of your appointment booking

Google Map Pin Placement (15 min)

Duration: This appointment is scheduled in 15-minute blocks.

  • For students who are required to seek assistance learning about basic pin placement on Google My Maps

HTML & CSS

Duration: This appointment is scheduled in 60-minute blocks.

  • Assisting with HTML or CSS coding for a website project or for editing a site 
  • Does NOT involve teaching HTML and CSS, please come with a basic understanding of the task and the tutors will try their best to assist you from there

Image Editing

Duration: This appointment is scheduled in 60-minute blocks.

  • Using Adobe Photoshop (offered on all Hurley Convergence Center computers) to combine or edit images
  • Finding copyright-free materials to edit or remix

InDesign

Duration: This appointment is scheduled in 60-minute blocks.

  • Adobe’s software for design, layout, and desktop publishing
  • A more advanced way than Canva or Piktochart to create posters, flyers, and infographics

Infographic Tools

Duration: This apointment is scheduled in 60-minute blocks.

  • Using Canva and/or Piktochart to create free graphics and infographics
  • Tutors will help you make compelling and comprehensive graphics

Mapping & Timeline Tools

Duration: This appointment is scheduled in 60-minute blocks.

  • Using online tools to create interactive maps and/or timelines
  • Tools include, but are not limited to: Google MyMaps, Timeline JS, StoryMap JS, and ESRI (ArcGIS) Story Maps.
  • If you have been assigned a particular mapping or timeline tool, please indicate that in the notes of your appointment booking

Omeka

Duration: This appointment is scheduled in 60-minute blocks.

  • Using an alternative content management system (CMS), tutors will help you create and share curated media-rich exhibits or digital collections
  • Especially useful for archival purposes

Presentation Tools

Duration: This appointment is scheduled in 60-minute blocks.

  • Working with presentation tools like PowerPoint, Google Slides, or Prezi
  • Embedding and using media in these tools
  • If you’re seeking help in organizing and delivering a presentation, we recommend visiting our colleagues in the Speaking Center

Video Editing (Advanced)

Duration: This appointment is scheduled in 60-minute blocks.

  • Using Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere Pro (available on all computers in the Hurley Convergence Center) to edit or combine videos
  • Footage has already been recorded or student needs help discovering copyright-free video resources
  • Involves much more complex and sophisticated software than the basic video editing tutorial to give the user a plethora of options

Video Editing (Basic)

Duration: This appointment is scheduled in 60-minute blocks.

  • Using iMovie (available on all computers in the Hurley Convergence Center) to edit or combine videos 
  • Footage has already been recorded or student needs help discovering copyright-free video resources
  • Tutoring on other software like Windows Movie Maker depends on available, trained service providers

Video Production (Hurley Convergence Center Production Studio)

Duration: This appointment is scheduled in 60-minute blocks.

  • We require that students be trained in using the equipment in the HCC Advanced Media Production Studio before they are allowed to work independently in the studio
  • In addition to booking a tutorial, you MUST also reserve the studio for the time of your appointment; you may wish to check on the availability of the studio before making your appointment
  • Once you have been trained, your name will be added to a list of approved users. You will only be able to reserve and use the room when the Hurley Convergence Center Front Desk is open and desk aides are on duty

WordPress Walkthrough

Duration: This appointment is scheduled in 60-minute blocks.

  • Publishing/editing content in WordPress
  • Changing and customizing a theme
  • Adding plugins to WordPress

Zotero

Duration: This appointment is scheduled in 60-minute blocks.

  • Research tool that allows you to create a personal library of your research sources
  • Automatically detects content in your browser when researching online and will allow you to quickly add items to your library
  • Once in your library, you can easily find, annotate, organize, and generate citations for any source
  • Zotero also generates footnotes, endnotes, in-text citations, or bibliographies which you can then easily add to Word or a Google Doc

Unsure/Other

If you are unsure, or the specific tool you need help with isn’t listed, select this option. We may not be experts in what you are looking for, but we have lots of experience tracking down resources on technologies and digital tools. We will do our best to help!

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