Each summer, a large batch of rooms receive upgrades or repairs to ensure they are ready for the Fall semester. Although the installation work occurs primarily during the summer months, the assessment and planning phase for the work begins in late Fall and heavily involves the input and recommendations of our Faculty Technology Council.
The Faculty Technology Council engages feedback from the faculty within their respective school on technology changes or needs. This year, we received recommendations to ensure all shared classrooms had Continue reading OIT Upgrades Classroom and Event Spaces
Planning activities are well underway for the various classrooms that will receive technology upgrades and changes during the new fiscal year. Most projects will be completed during the summer months. There were three critical requests from the Academic Technology Council that influenced the project selection this year. Continue reading Summer Classroom Upgrades To Add Interactivity and Sharing
Planning activities are well underway for the various classrooms that will receive technology upgrades and changes during the new fiscal year. The majority of projects will be completed during the summer months. A handful of rooms will be scheduled during Winter Break based on resource capacity and a few scheduling conflicts within the rooms themselves. Continue reading Summer 2022 Classroom Upgrades
Each year, most of our planned classroom technology upgrades are scheduled during the summer months. The AV Installations team identified the rooms receiving new equipment or maintenance work and with faculty input from the Academic Technology Council. Most rooms received significant improvements last summer in preparation for the SMUFlex experience. Therefore, this summer’s work included fewer major overhauls and more enhancements or maintenance repairs than usual, but still offered improvements in over 100 rooms.
Continue reading Summer Classroom Upgrades for 2021
Over the past 12 months, our classrooms received a significant amount of technology and equipment upgrades and changes. During the summer months, work was done in 250 rooms to install the various components necessary to support SMUFlex. During the Winter break, we added more components and changes to approximately 93 rooms to deliver an enhanced SMUFlex course experience. As we prepare now for a fully in-person Fall semester, we will focus our classroom efforts on a variety of maintenance and repair requests with a smaller number of major upgrades than is typical. Continue reading Classroom Upgrade Project for Summer 2021 Launches