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Media Center

The Media Center provides up-to-date technology, equipment and resources to better facilitate the work done by faculty and students. The Center, available to all members of the department including students who are taking a class that is either listed or cross-listed in Education, is equipped with 10 Macintosh computers running both Mac and Windows operating systems. Installed software includes data analysis tools as well as Adobe Design tools, Final Cut Pro for video editing and InqScribe for video transcription. Laptop computers, digital audio recorders, USB transcription pedals and video cameras are available for student use. Tutorials on video production, web design, and creating e-portfolios are also hosted through the Media Center.

The Center, located in Paige Hall, Room 103, is open from 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. If you would like to use the Center after hours or on weekends, then you will need to obtain a key from Campus Security. Their office is located on the first floor of Dowling Hall, and they can be reached at 617.627.3030.

For questions about the Center or to schedule a time to meet with Media Center staff, please contact:
Pearl Emmons, Multimedia Specialist
Philip Gay, Project Manager, Media Center

Computers and Audiovisual Equipment Available for Lending

Tufts Graduates

Our department is fortunate to be able to provide our students, faculty and staff with a selection of high-quality technology resources to assist them in their academic work.

Please keep in mind that when you check out the equipment from the office, you are responsible for the safety and care of that equipment, including all parts and pieces that belong to it.

Equipment Lending Procedure:
In order to facilitate proper usage, please adhere to the following guidelines:

  • All equipment is to be checked out of the main Department of Education office in Paige Hall during regular office hours (9:00am to 4:30pm, Monday - Friday). Please plan ahead to ensure equipment is available, and make an appointment. Contact the Education staff at education@tufts.edu or 617-627-3244. Please fill out the Education Equipment Borrowing Agreement and bring with you at time of check out.
  • All equipment must be returned within 3 business days.

Available Equipment:

  • Sony MiniDV Handycam Camcorder (9)
  • Tripods (24)
  • Sony Bluetooth Wireless Microphone for Pocket Camcorder(10)
  • Sony Wired Shotgun Microphone for Pocket Camcorder (9)
  • Kodak Zi8 Pocket Video Camera with 8GB SD Card (19)
  • 13 inch Macbook (8)
  • iPad 2 (1)*
  • iPod (4)
  • Swivl Recording Device (4) (add link
  • LCD Projector (3)
  • Olympus Digital Voice Field Recorder (5)
  • Canon PowerShot Digital Still Camera (3)
  • Samson Tabletop Podcast Microphone (2)

Classroom Video and Consent Process:
See Video Resources >