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Spokane Community College Media Services has added valuable new resume software to all of its open lab computers and student check-out laptops!

Computers: 30 Windows XP computers are available in the Media Lab for general use by students on a first-come, first-served basis. All machines have high-speed internet access are loaded with the Microsoft Office suite of programs, including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access. These PC’s also have Autocad, Respondus lockdown browser and other course related software applications. The computers have network access to black & white and color laser printers. Students are requested to provide their valid student ID cards to use the computers.

Group rooms: Six study/viewing rooms are available for students who wish to watch media presentations together. All are equipped with 42” HDTV’s, Blu-Ray, DVD and VHS players. Students may also project their laptop computer image on the HDTV via a supplied cable.

Instructional Media Lab: The Media Lab within Media Services is devoted to providing students, faculty, and staff access to technology-based learning and assessment resources. The lab consists of the Media Pit large group media viewing area, a 30 station computer lab, service desk, media equipment check-out, and a number of small group study/preview rooms. The lab also includes the testing center, comprised of a 20 seat room for pencil and paper exams, a 12 seat online testing lab for high-stakes certification exams and distance learning, and the assessment testing area for college and program entrance exams. Lab hours are available online.

The Presentation Zone: A semi-enclosed 300-square foot presentation area designed for the development and practice of group presentations is available for teams of students who need a place to hone their group projects. This area includes a PC computer with Microsoft PowerPoint, a media projector, projection screen, white board, study table, and chairs and sofa seating for six. Use of the Presentation Zone is scheduled by appointment at our front counter.

Internet Access: The Media Lab provides 30 Internet stations for students to use on a first-come, first-served basis. Additional Internet stations are available in the Library. Email access is available only with private student accounts. A printer is networked to the Internet stations for the students to use. Students are requested to provide their valid student ID cards to use the Internet stations. Our entire building serves as a Wi-Fi hot spot. Convenient study tables with nearby electrical outlets in the lab make it a quiet and comfortable place to surf the Web.

Media Equipment Check Out: Camcorders, digital cameras, laptop computers, media projectors and other equipment are available to students for 48 hour checkout on a first-come, first-served basis. Equipment check out is for course related projects only. Students must provide a student ID along with the course, project and instructor name.

  


Spokane Community College
1810 N. Greene St.
Spokane, WA 99217-5399
For general information call:
509-533-7000 or
1-800-248-5644
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