New Technology Available: Flip Video Cameras, Graphing Calculators & Netbooks!

Kids doing interviews on the Flip camera in Kenya

Kids doing interviews on the Flip camera in Kenya

There aren’t many college students who can afford to own a flip video camera, a Texas Instruments graphing calculator and a Dell netbook computer. Yet, the Georgia State University community is increasingly using multi-media technology to creatively collaborate on learning and research. According to the 2009 ECAR survey, 53.1% of Georgia State undergraduates believe that information technology improves their learning. 47.8% of undergraduates think that information technology is available to them when they need it for their coursework.

The Georgia State University Library has added some new technology for circulation, to give students and faculty access to the tools they need. This technology is available for check out from our Access & Media Services desk on Library North 1.

  • 20 Flip Video Cameras: Shoot and show camcorders that allow users to quickly produce video and share through a built in USB arm. They can shoot video for up to two hours.
  • 20 TI-84 Graphing Calculators: Fast hardware that can be used to visualize math & science concepts. Useful for Trig, Statistics, Biology, Physics, Business, Finance and more!
  • 17 Dell Notebooks: Small and portable computing. Especially useful if library computer stations are unavailable during peak times.

All of these items can be checked out for 3 days.  They cannot be renewed. Please check our Borrow & Renew Materials pages for more information.

Photo courtesy of Erik (HASH) Hersman on Flickr.

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