The One Button Studio may be reserved for up to 2 hours per day and a total of 14 hours per week. Once a reservation is made, the student (or faculty/staff member) will receive an email to confirm the reservation. The student (or faculty/staff member) must confirm the reservation within 30
minutes of receiving the email to complete the reservation process. The Circulation Desk controls access to the One Button Studio at the time
Penn State One Button Studio Support provides helpful tips for common Flash drive recording errors.
The One Button Studio (OBS) is a simple, easy to use video recording lab located at Addlestone Library, Room 136, adjacent to the Circulation Desk. The Studio is equipped with lights, audio, and cameras and can be used by College of Charleston students, faculty, and staff to practice and record presentations without video production experience.
The One Button Studio can also be reserved for podcasting and audio recording. A Blue Yeti USB microphone is available for checkout at the Circulation Desk and GarageBand and Audacity audio editing software is available on the Mac computer designated for podcasting.
Some types of video projects work well in the One Button Studio. When building assignments or planning a recording session consider some of these ideas:
Presentation practice, rehearsing individual or group oral presentations.
Practicing your public speaking skills, preparing for conference presentations, thesis and dissertation defenses, poster sessions,
or research exhibitions.
Practicing interviewing skills for internship or job interviews.
Creating videos for course introductions, online instruction, training, recruitment, or posting to social media.
Creating pitch videos, recording innovative videos for class projects.
Recording interviews, podcasts.
Creating video essays.
Record Your Video Make sure you have enough space on your flash drive—a 1GB flash drive will record approximately 25 minutes Insert your USB drive into the dock to activate the Studio camera and lighting Press the large silver button to start/stop recording When finished recording, remove your USB drive to deactivate the studio camera and lights Use the workstation PC to move your recordings to your personal USB drive or cloud storage (optional)
Expected Time Investment in Technology Skills from One Button Studio (Penn State).
One Button Studio floor plan graphic from One Button Studio (Penn State).
Video Studio Icons designed by Freepik from Flaticon. Remixed with permission by JPvanArnhem.
Welcome to the One Button Studio animated .gif from One Button Studio (Penn State).
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