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DRC Workshop Calendar

The DRC hosts weekly workshops on different technologies and topics. This schedule will be updated throughout the semester with additional offerings. If you would like to request a workshop topic, or request a workshop for a group (student workers, student organization, etc), please email the DRC at digitalresourcecenter@macalester.edu with your request!

Digital Resource Center

Fall 2022 Workshops

GOOGLE TOOLS THAT WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE

Sept. 8, 2022 @ Noon

Learn strategies for leveraging Google tools to help keep yourself organized and stay on top of projects. Suzanne Durkacs, Macalester’s Google expert, will lead this session diving into tools new and old that can help make life easier.

PHOTOSHOP ILLUSTRATION BASICS

Sept. 15, 2022 @ 11:30

Got a knack for chaos? Need a digital outlet for your creative needs? Look no further and join us for this week’s workshop on Photoshop basics! We’ll be delving into the many tools Photoshop has to offer in creating professionally unprofessional memes, illustrations, video assets, and more. All skill levels welcome!


FILMING BASICS

Sept. 22, 2022 @ 11:30

What goes into a shot? What tools do you need to make a short film, music video, or 3-hour YouTube video essay? In this filming basics workshop, we’ll go over cameras, accessories like tripods and microphones, and what considerations go into framing the perfect shot.

INTRODUCTION TO VIDEO EDITING WITH PREMIERE

Sept. 29, 2022 @ 11:30

Ready to put it all together? If you’ve gone to our previous Photoshop and filming basics workshops, great! If not, that’s totally okay! This week we’ll be going over some of the basic tools of Premiere to get you started on video editing. As always, you’re free to come and listen or follow along yourself! We’ll be making video trailers!



PODCASTING WITH AUDACITY

Oct. 6, 2022 @ 11:30

BLENDER BASICS

Oct. 13, 2022 @ 11:30

ILLUSTRATOR BASICS FOR POSTER DESIGN

Oct. 27, 2022 @ 11:30

TECHNOLOGY TOOLS TO HELP YOU STAY ORGANIZED

Nov. 3, 2022 @ 11:30

3D PRINTING BASICS

Nov. 10, 2022 @ 11:30

INDESIGN BASICS FOR BOOKLET DESIGN

Nov. 17, 2022 @ 11:30

BUILDING A WEBSITE WITH WORDPRESS

Dec. 1, 2022 @ 11:30