- Melody Buckner, PhD., Director of Digital Learning
- Jennifer Nichols, Digital Scholarship Librarian
- Maggie Melo, Applied Humanities Coordinator of the Innovation Space (iSpace) and RCTE graduate student
University of Arizona Overview
- Established in 1885, the University of Arizona, the state's super land-grant university with about 43,000 students and over 3,000 faculty. There are 366 degrees available throughout 20 colleges at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
- UA produces graduates who are real-world ready through its 100% Engagement Initiative.
- It benefits the state with an estimated economic impact of $8.3 billion annually.
- Campuses include: Main Campus, UA South, UA Online, Phoenix-BioMedical and several distance locations including China, Cambodia and Vietnam!
The Challenges and The Solutions
iSpace is a collaborative co-working and makerspace in the Science-Engineering Library, open and accessible to ALL. Featuring 3D modeling and printing, virtual reality, diy electronics and most importantly, people
- Women Techmakers Hackathon
- AZ Makers WTF Night
- Friday Tech Talks
- Integration with courses
Adobe Experience Manager
My Dream for AEM - (http://popplet.com/app/#/3768465)
Show and Tell on AEM integration with D2L
Future of AEM
- Faculty to share assets in AEM and integrate into D2L
- ODL and OIA ability to update and share an asset globally in D2L
- Design Set Catalog for faculty to browse and select for D2L course development
- Students to access AEM assets for purposes of creation, review and distribution to the UA Community
Adobe Creative Cloud Initiative
- Faculty and staff got access to Creative Cloud in fall 2016
- Students just got access in spring 2017
- Hired a Creative Cloud Evangelist in spring 2017
Events on campus to promote Creative Cloud include:
- UA Becomes an Adobe Creative Campus (https://uanews.arizona.edu/story/ua-becomes-wests-1st-adobe-creative-campus)
- Webinar on Behance for ePortfolios with iSpace and the Office of Student Engagement (http://library.arizona.edu/news/entries/view/3158)
- Creative Jam (https://nvite.com/CreativeJam/uarizona) (https://arizona.app.box.com/s/zeofwoltn51v0p4ewc179h67g5gquq4y)
- Creative Showcase in fall 2017 for student work
Goals for the Future
- Faculty - show ways to integrate Adobe into the curriculum
- Faculty - participate in 100% Engagement
- Students - events to engage Adobe in campus and everyday life
- Students - internship opportunities (AEM programmers)
- Create a culture of sharing with AEM
Mobile Matters - how can we use mobile in curriculum and outreach with Adobe?