The Simple Video Studio is a (nearly) zero barrier to entry video production studio. Users simply need to insert a USB drive, hit the record button, record themselves or their group, and then they can walk out the door with a finished video file on their drive.
Hope is an Instructional Designer and Foreign Language Consultant in the A&S Learning Design & Technology group. She oversees development of the new Language Commons and its associated spaces. She also consults with world language instructors in developing and implementing new approaches to language instruction. Prior to joining Learning Design & Technology, Hope was the Assistant Director of the Middlebury College School in Jordan and an Arabic language lecturer at US and international institutions. She holds MA degrees in Foreign Language Education and Geography.
Jason is a Maker Space Specialist in the Learning Design & Technology group. He manages the Maker Studio, the Audio Studio, and the Interactive Media Studio. His focuses are on technical training, developing space-specific pedagogies (including researching and purchasing equipment), and facilitating classes in both spaces. He has a M.Ed. in Instructional Technology from the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia.