This summer has certainly been a busy one when it comes to freshening up the campus. Many buildings are receiving intense renovations, and classroom technology improvements are of course part of the process. Over the past few months, some classrooms have received special new equipment, including long-lasting laser projectors, upgraded lectern PCs with quick solid-state storage, and even high-definition lecture recording systems. Continue reading New Classroom Equipment Includes HD Lecture Capture Technology
With the majority of classrooms on campus now using more consistent control systems and display equipment, we are happy to announce that new instructional videos on using classroom equipment are now available.
During the summer, OIT was busy making changes to more than 40 rooms, compiling a full classroom AV inventory, building a webpage that allows faculty and staff to locate rooms that match their technology requirements and installing two new lecture capture solutions in 7 rooms. We also added the upgraded rooms to our automated control system to notify us in advance of major issues. This brings our total to 145 rooms now configured in the monitoring tool. Continue reading Classrooms Receive Technology Upgrades and Inventory Over Summer
Over the past few months, the Academic Technology Council and the Academic Service Directors in each school have gathered project requests to address AV needs in the various classrooms. The final classroom project list has been selected and the planning phase has officially begun. The intent is to upgrade 45 rooms this summer–either replacing all the AV gear or simply adding a component to the room.
The following is the list of rooms for this summer: Continue reading 2018 Classroom Technology Project List
Our 2017 edition of the OIT Classroom Summary Report is now available to the SMU community. In this edition, we discuss the recent classroom updates, new features in the high-tech prototype classrooms, classroom automation, plus emergency assistance and training for the classrooms.
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