SALRC Sponsored Workshops
Workshop on Web Technologies For Pedagogical Resources Creation, October 6th and 7th, 2003
Synopsis of the presentation: Working with Audio
- Barbara Need, Joseph Toth and Kay Yang of the Language Laboratories and Archives (LLA) will demonstrate a variety of audio recording techniques/scenarios and discuss pre- and post production issues. These include standards, media, different kinds of recording equipment, etc.
Background readings for Mary Simmerling's presentation on Human subject protocols.
- The link http://humansubjects.uchicago.edu/sbsirb/faq.html outlines Social & Behavioral Sciences Institutional Review Board's responses to frequently asked questions concerning human subject research.
Background readings for James Nye's presentation on Copyright.
- Intellectual Property
- Agreement for Web presentation of two dictionaries by R. L. Turner is available in RTF format at <http://dsal.uchicago.edu/csal/2003meeting/turner.rtf>
- Creative Commons <http://www.creativecommons.org/> "is devoted to expanding the range of creative work available for others to build upon and share."
- "Some thoughts on intellectual property management" by Dr. Barbara Blankenship, UCLA Language Materials Project, May 2003
- Alan Wood's Unicode Resources site at <http://www.alanwood.net/unicode/> is one of the best starting points
- The Unicode Consortium maintains a Web site at <http://www.unicode.org/> with examples of text in Hindi and Persian at <http://www.unicode.org/standard/WhatIsUnicode.html>
- Center for Research in Urdu Language Processing at the National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences <http://www.crulp.nu.edu.pk/> has produced the Nafees Naskh and Nafees Nasta'leeq fonts
- Script Encoding Initiative at University of California at Berkeley <http://linguistics.berkeley.edu/~dwanders/> aims to support completion of the ninety scripts without Unicode encoding
- Asian Scripts Technology Infrastructure "aims at advancing multiscript-enabling infrastructure for the complex text layout of Asian languages written in various scripts." <http://www3.aa.tufs.ac.jp/~kmach/gicas/ASTI/asti_e.htm>
- Markus Kuhn has an excellent site on the intricacies of UTF-8 encoding and Unicode for UNIX at <http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~mgk25/unicode.html>
- The Government of India's Department of Information Technology publishes a newsletter on Technology Development for Indian Languages at <http://tdil.mit.gov.in/news.htm
- Paper presented by Barbara Blankenship, http://salrc.uchicago.edu/workshops/october_03/intellectualproperty.shtml.
Synopsis of the presentation: Introduction to Video Production for the Web
- From the preplanning: storyboarding, location, equipment, crew and script to the production: good lighting, quality cameras and professional microphones to the post production: editing, the addition of effects and motion graphics, voice-overs, and audio sweetening. This introductory class will help you achieve better results quicker for encoding digital video and audio for the Web.