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Defining Research | Critical Concepts in Academic Research

Learn about the term "research" and the variety of ways in which we engage with research on a daily basis.

What It Means to Be a Researcher | Introduction to Academic Research

Learn how to conceptualize your role as an investigator and recognize how context and information need influences your approach to research.

How to Curate a Writing Portfolio | Curating a Writing Portfolio

Learn the basic practices of curating a writing portfolio: collecting, selecting, connecting, and reflecting.

Writing Portfolios for Self-Discovery and Self-Presentation | Curating a Writing Portfolio

Learn about crafting two different kinds of portfolios: learning portfolios and showcase portfolios.

Keeping Track of Portfolio Artifacts | Curating a Writing Portfolio

Learn file management strategies at the file, folder, and drive level.

Using the Stases for Rhetorical Analysis | Rhetorical Analysis Using the Stases

This video introduces an ordered series of questions that must be addressed to resolve a controversy, collectively known as the stases: first-order questions of fact, cause, and definition and second-order questions of action, value, and jurisdiction.

Using the Stases for Reflective Practice | Rhetorical Analysis Using the Stases

The stases are an ordered series of questions used to analyze sticking points in an argument or controversy. In this video, learn how to use the stases for reflective practice.

Make a Space Diorama | Maker Challenge Week 2021

Learn to make a space diorama. Released for Maker Challenge Week 2021. For more information about Maker Challenge Week, visit https://vtx.vt.edu/articles/2020/09/univlib-maker-week-2020.html

Make a Space Helmet | Maker Challenge Week 2021

Learn to make a space helmet. Released for Maker Challenge Week 2021. For more information about Maker Challenge Week, visit https://vtx.vt.edu/articles/2020/09/univlib-maker-week-2020.html

Make a Space Game | Maker Challenge Week 2021

Learn to make a space game. Released for Maker Challenge Week 2021. For more information about Maker Challenge Week, visit https://vtx.vt.edu/articles/2020/09/univlib-maker-week-2020.html

Make a Space Dragon | Maker Challenge Week 2021

Learn to make a “space dragon.” Released for Maker Challenge Week 2021. For more information about Maker Challenge Week, visit https://vtx.vt.edu/articles/2020/09/univlib-maker-week-2020.html

Make a Rocket Ship | Maker Challenge Week 2021

Learn to make a moving spaceship. Released for Maker Challenge Week 2021. For more information about Maker Challenge Week, visit https://vtx.vt.edu/articles/2020/09/univlib-maker-week-2020.html

Make a Space Cafe | Maker Challenge Week 2021

Learn to make a “space cafe” with a working elevator. Released for Maker Challenge Week 2021. For more information about Maker Challenge Week, visit https://vtx.vt.edu/articles/2020/09/univlib-maker-week-2020.html

Make a Space Gauntlet | Maker Challenge Week 2021

Learn to make a cardboard gauntlet with moving parts. Released for Maker Challenge Week 2021. For more information about Maker Challenge Week, visit https://vtx.vt.edu/articles/2020/09/univlib-maker-week-2020.html

Make a Space Sheep | Maker Challenge Week 2021

Learn to make a “space sheep.” Released for Maker Challenge Week 2021. For more information about Maker Challenge Week, visit https://vtx.vt.edu/articles/2020/09/univlib-maker-week-2020.html

Make a Space Shield | Maker Challenge Week 2021

Learn to make a cardboard shield. Released for Maker Challenge Week 2021. For more information about Maker Challenge Week, visit https://vtx.vt.edu/articles/2020/09/univlib-maker-week-2020.html

Database Search Log

Use this search log to keep a record of your database searches. Keeping a record of searches helps improve your searches over time and reduces the stress of trying to remember what you searched from session to session.

3D Projects in Unity | The Studios Series

Learn about the difference between two-dimensional and three-dimensional worlds.

Basics of Using Unity for Virtual Reality | The Studios Series

Learn about the basics of virtual reality, create a virtual world and objects, and build your creative and technical skills in the software program Unity version 2019.1.

Asset Packages in Unity | The Studios Series

Learn more about the different items you can receive in Unity asset packages to help take your project to the next level.

Colliders in Unity | The Studios Series

Learn about how using colliders can help with the physics of your world and save computational resources.

Lighting in Unity | The Studios Series

Learn about ways of lighting a world in virtual reality, including directional lights and spotlights.

Locomotion in Unity | The Studios Series

Learn about setting up movements in virtual reality that create dynamic experiences for participants, but helps them avoid motion sickness.

Object Oriented Programming in Virtual Reality | The Studios Series

Learn more about the language and structure of how objects and worlds are created in virtual reality.

Physics in Unity | The Studios Series

Learn about adding physics to objects in your world so they act and move realistically.