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Classroom Technology Updates

Christmas Break 2018-19

Libermann Hall:  A new FlexTech classroom was created in 605 Libermann.  A capacity of 20 is acheived with five tables of four seats.   Webcams hang over the tables for real-time distribution of student annotation on the glass tabletops.  The room is available through 25Live scheduling.

College Hall:  552 College was re-designed to accommodate synchronous classes where an instructor teaches both F2F and distance students simultaneously.  Outfitted with a second projected image (a large flat screen on the rear wall), the instructor now has the ability to see and interact with all students (near and far) using Zoom or GoTo Meeting.

VCRs were removed from Registrar Classrooms.  The OCT will convert educational VHS tapes to digital format for a nominal fee.

Fall 2018

College Hall:  All classrooms on floors four, five and six were upgrade to include digitial connections and adjustable height podiums.  Rooms 220, 223, and 447 received new classroom seating.  The tablet arm chairs are on wheels, have a larger writing space, and can accommodate right and left handed students with a simple swing of the desk.  Also, Phase I of the upgrade to seminar room 640 was completed with the relocation of the AV rack.  New furniture wlll be installed over Thanksgiving Break.

Canevin Hall:  Room 306 joined the ranks of 204, 206 and 311 with the installation of digital connections and an 80" interactive flat screen.  The screen replaces the Smart Board.  Easy Interactive software allows for annotation on the screen.

FlexTech News: Webcams were installed over the student tables in 442 Fisher to allow for real-time viewing of student writing on the glass top tables.  The webcam images can then be shared throughout the room using the ClickShare system.

Fisher Hall:  715 Fisher was re-designed to accommodate synchronous classes where an instructor teaches both F2F and distant students simultaneously. Outfitted with a second projected image, the instructor now has the ability to see and interact with all students (near and far) using GoTo Meeting.