AV Lab

Mission of the Audio Visual Instructional Laboratory (Educational Media Technology Lab)

The mission of the Educational Media Technology Laboratory (EMTL), also called the AV Lab, is to promote teaching and learning through the use of innovative technologies.  The lab's staff offers assistance and consulting to students, staff, and faculty as needed to address the following instructional components:

  • Design of instruction,
  • Production of instructional media,
  • Presentation and Management of instruction,
  • Evaluation and assessment of instruction

The EMTL is a resource center for the School of Education that prepares teacher candidates to meet the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) and the edTPA technology requirements.  The lab has Macintoch and Windows operation systems computers, scanners, digital cameras, iPads, camcorders, SMART boards and other equipment for the development of electronic portfolios and multimedia instructional resources.

The AV lab has received grants through CISCO’s Wisconsin Technology Initiative (WTI) and other partners. The Lab has a telepresence video equipment for online and hybrid courses, community outreach and staff development.


The AV Lab is located in Doudna Hall room 106.

courses offered

Educational Media Theory (Teaching 83-2010) and Educational Media Application (Teaching 83-4020) are permanently offered in the Lab.  Both courses are two credits each. Fall, Spring and Summer sessions are offered.  Other education classes are offered in the AV lab. Faculty and staff may reserve the lab during open hours for classes or staff development.

Fall 2015 schedule


AV Lab Consultant Work Study Positions:

Qualifications: Applicants should be energetic, creative, responsible, reliable, have a working knowledge of computers and a good sense of humor. Apply in Doudna 106 or Doudna 139. Contact the AV Lab in person for more information.


AV LAB (Room 106)
(608) 342-1250
Prof. Nkemnji
(608) 342-1244


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