DCS News

The Interactive Display in Hickman 206
As teaching technology is constantly evolving, DCS always has it's finger on the pulse of emerging trends to ensure we are providing the most useful tools to our instructors. Our staff researches new technology and tests out the most promising. If we think a particular tool might warrant inclusion in our classrooms, we often pilot them in select spaces to learn more about their viability. This semester we began piloting two new technologies in Rutgers-New Brunswick classrooms: interactive displays and USB-C.

ALC event
We are very happy to announce a pair of upcoming events for faculty and staff interested in active learning. These sessions offer a chance to explore collaborative teaching methods that seek to increase student engagement with content and one another. Active Learning 101 is a half-day entry point into active learning techniques. Meanwhile, Active Learning Online 101 provides a foundation for injecting engagement into both synchronous and asynchronous online environments. For more information on a particular event and to register, please click on a link below.  …

A recently installed Digital Classroom Lectern
This summer, DCS continued working to ensure our classroom technology is up-to-date and reflective of the evolving needs of Rutgers-New Brunswick faculty. The annual "evergreening" undertaken by our Technical Services & Operations team helps keep rooms state-of-the-art, cycle out old equipment before it reaches end-of-life, and introduce new features to facilitate new teaching approaches. Since launching the Digital Classroom Podium Project in 2012, we have designed six…

Attendees at an Active Learning Community Event
We are very happy to announce a pair of upcoming events for faculty and staff interested in active learning. These sessions offer a chance to explore collaborative teaching methods that seek to increase student engagement with content and one another. Active Learning 101 is a half-day entry point into active learning techniques. Meanwhile, Active Learning Online 101 provides a foundation for injecting engagement into both synchronous and asynchronous online environments. For more information on a particular event and to register, please click on a link below.  …

Dr. Andrew Butler
Now that another Rutgers Active Learning Symposium is in the books, head over to the RALS page for a summary of the day's various sessions. Whether you joined us on May 18th or not, you can explore further and access slides and other resources from each session by becoming a member of the Active Learning Community and visiting the ALC Canvas page.