Multimodal Education Center


Multimodal Education Center

The Multimodal Education Center (MEC) embraces the vision that Technology Empowers Learning. We provide instructional and multimedia technologies, support, and training for all CWU students, faculty, and staff. Our goal is to create opportunities for exploration of emerging technologies, digital media, and innovative learning spaces.

Workshops this week:

Every Friday from 2pm to 3 pm: Virtual Reality Headset Training

Get trained to use the HTC Vive and get ready see yourself in an entirely new world! Our weekly virtual reality workshops will open your eyes to cutting-edge experiences in creativity and discovery. You’ll learn the basics of how VR works, get certified to use our HTC Vive, and enter a virtual space where you can change reality through the use of programs like The Lab, Universal Sandbox, Tiltbrush and more!

Cricut papercrafting for Education Majors January 18 from 11am - 12 pm in Black 105:

Cricut is a die-cutting machine that gives you the power to create anything you can imagine with paper, vinyl, cardboard and more! Join our introductory workshop and learn how to use this technology to create and cutout your own designs to enrich your classes and creativity.

Editing Images with Photoshop January 19 from 1-2 pm in Black 141:

Please join the Multimodal Education Center in learning how to take your digital photos from drab to fantastic with our first interactive workshop. We will introduce the basic tools needed to fix and touch-up digital images. You will get hands-on experience with a variety of techniques and tools available in Photoshop. Open to all of the CWU community; space is limited, so we will accommodate the first 25 individuals. No prior knowledge of Photoshop is necessary.

Podcasting and audio editing January 24 from 2-3 pm in Black 141:

In this workshop, we will learn to record, edit, and produce a podcast using the Garageband software. Share it with your friends and family or the world! If you have ever thought about starting your own podcast, you should see how easy it is to do with Garageband.

Sign up for workshops here

Services and Resources:Equipment Checkout

Curriculum Library

Mac and PC Labs

3D Printing


Poster Printing

Collaboration Rooms

Multimedia Booths



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