The VML Hub collaborates with faculty to define and explore new experiential learning opportunities that support visual and media literacy and provides assignment support for students learning and using related software and technologies.
The VML Hub's supports CVPA faculty with curricular development, instruction, and student learning.
The VML Hub staff partners with faculty to define and explore new experiential learning opportunities that support visual and media literacy and technologies. The staff assist faculty with research and course materials related to the creation and implementation of student assignments. We also provide students' instruction and assistance with their creative assignments and projects.
CVPA faculty are required to submit course materials. These materials are for internal purposes only. They are not available to the public.
The staff at the VML Hub offers in-class and out-of-class instruction and activities related to visual and media literacy and CVPA curriculum requirements. Liaison instructional sessions range from 20 minutes to 90 minutes based on the faculty’s requirements and student needs. We also provide customized course study guides for students.
Please note: If a topic is not listed, please contact the VML Hub. Our staff is happy to work with faculty to accommodate your instructional needs.
Inquiries & requests please contact VML Hub.
The VML Hub staff assist faculty with research, location, and acquisition of image and media for classroom instruction.
The VML Hub provides free digital production, and slide and media conversion services.
The VML Hub is committed to high-quality authentic digital images and multimedia resources for classroom instruction, research, student assignments, and academic endeavors. These resources are available through LUNA, the largest digital arts and humanities repository on campus. We also provide resource links to national and international museums, libraries and archives.
The VML Hub oversees CVPA Equipment Bureau comprised of photographic and media-based related items for classroom instruction or student assignments.
VML Hub facility is designed to be a flexible teaching and learning space.
The VML Hub accommodates impromptu class demonstrations, lectures, critiques, group assignments, and small meetings for about 22 people. The VML Hub is equipped with computers, Cintiqs, VR equipment, and software applications that support the CVPA curriculum.
The VML Hub offers faculty and students a creative workspace for assignments.
The VML Hub can help navigate and/or assist faculty with identification and permission to publish image resources. The VML staff has more than twenty-five years rights and reproduction experience in the negotiation in national and international copyright permission clearance. Please contact us if you need assistance.
Do you need assistance in the management of your digital file collections? Our staff is happy to assist faculty with the management of their digital assets.
Visual & Media Literacy Hub's digital collections are available to the UMassDartmouth campus community for the sole purpose of instruction, scholarship, and study in accordance with the Visual Resource Association Statement on the Fair Use of Images for Teaching, Research, and Study, and the College Art Association for Best Practice in Fair Use for the Visual Arts. All other uses are strictly prohibited and are subject to U.S. Copyright Laws.