Digital Media Commons (DMC) Workshop

Video Editing with Final Cut Pro X

This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to the latest version of Final Cut Pro X. The training will cover key concepts and functions of the Final Cut Pro X application. The topics to be covered are:

  • Getting familiar with the workspace and the file management
  • Importing footage, creating library, event, and project
  • Adding footage to the timeline
  • Using editing tools
  • Using transitions, titles, still images and audio
  • Sharing and exporting a finished project

Video Editing with iMovie

Come to learn how to use iMovie to create professional-looking videos. iMovie is a mac based free video editing software that allows users to edit their own home movies with ease. The new update has added simplicity of the interface and improved file management.

This workshop will cover how to:

  • import your footage
  • manage your project
  • edit the video clips
  • adjust audio
  • add titles and music
  • record voice over narration
  • create other cool effects such as texts, transitions, chroma keying, etc.

Introduction to Data Visualization

Have interest in learning data visualization? Come to this introductory workshop, which will cover the following topics:

  • What is data visualization?
  • Why do they work and what do we use data visualization for?
  • Tools for creating data visualization.
  • Design guidelines for data visualization.
  • Hands-on work with Excel for using charts and pivot tables.
  • Demonstration on how to chart data or map data with Tableau.

Introduction to EndNote

EndNote is a software tool for managing references, creating citations and bibliographies within documents. In this hands-on crash course, we will cover the basic functions in EndNote, showing how to import references from online databases and use them in a Word document with Cite While You Write.

Managing Your Citations with Zotero

This hands-on workshop will introduce some of the key functions of Zotero, including installation of the Zotero, adding citations to your Zotero library, organizing and managing your citations, searching your collections, producing bibliographies, and using the Microsoft Word plug-in to easily insert citations from Zotero into your documents, and syncing your collections.