Services for Faculty and Staff

Television and Satellite Broadcast/Conference Recording: The ILRC is able to record  broadcasts off the MUNet Cable System for use in your class or for use in the ILRC. Please have as much information as possible when scheduling a recording (MUNet channel, time, day, satellite coordinates and bandwidth, satellite name, etc.) or URL and web site location.

Web-Conferencing: The Macintosh computers in the ILRC are equipped with web cameras for internet videoconferencing. If you would like to schedule a conference with a fellow student or colleague anywhere in the world, you may reserve these computers at specific days and times for your video conference.

Reserve Shelf Items: If you wish to put audio tapes, videos, DVD, CD-ROMs, etc on reserve for your classes to use, please complete a faculty request form which is available at the front desk. Let us know the dates you wish to have the items on reserve and then off reserve, and we will take care of the rest!

Computer Classroom Scheduling: Instructors may bring their classes into the ILRC to use Irvin Hall 50 or 60,. Irvin Hall 50 accommodates up to 20 students with Windows computers. Irvin Hall 60 accommodates up to 30 students with Macintosh computers. DVD/CD burning, DVD/CD playback, digital video editing, word processing, or Internet-based materials may be used on any of these computers.

Introduction to Technology and Related Workshops: You may schedule an ILRC orientation session for yourself or your classes. The ILRC Director will conduct a hands-on session with your class in many topics. Just ask and the Director will develop something for you!

Creating Materials for the ILRC Online: If you have audio, video, graphic, web, or interactive materials that you would like to be housed on the ILRC Online, please contact the Director for assistance. We will be glad to digitize any copyright-free materials you have and place them on the server for 24 hour-a-day, 7 day-a-week access. The ILRC Online server houses several faculty and student initatives

Video Digitization: The ILRC will digitize VHS video tapes, DVDs, and Blu-Ray Discs that accompany your course materials. Please allow us at least three working days to process your request. When requesting a video tape duplication, be sure to complete a faculty request form which is available at the front desk.

Audio and Video Editing: If you need to make an audio or video recording for a class, the ILRC has editing equipment and software that you may use to edit or compile several videos into a professional looking finished piece.

Document Seal Embossing: The Director has an official Miami University College of Arts and Science seal embosser to validate documents and certificates requiring an official seal. Just stop by the Director's office with the documents you need to have embossed.

Online Subscription Services: The ILRC maintains a few online subscription services to assist the department and faculty with information procurement and media creation. Some of the resources the ILRC subscribes to are:

  • Flaticon - 904,000 vector icons grouped in 17,770 packs available for customization and download

  • CALICO -  the Computer-Assisted Language Instruction Consortium is an international organization dedicated to research and development in the use of computer technology in language learning.

  • ACTFL - The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages is dedicated to the improvement and expansion of the teaching and learning of all languages at all levels of instruction.

  • The Chronicle of Higher Education - the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.