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Dr. Stephen Chew will join us from Sanford University.
Join us for a day of presentations, workshops, panels, and more sessions related to active learning. The Rutgers Active Learning Symposium (RALS) serves as the Active Learning Community's once-a-year opportunity to come together with one another and guests to share teaching principles and practices in this exciting area. This years RALS will be on Monday May 23rd, entirely online and feature a keynote presentation and workshop from Dr. Stephen L. Chew. Dr. Chew has been a professor of psychology at Samford University since 1993. Trained as a cognitive…

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We are very pleased to share the date for this year's Rutgers Active Learning Symposium (RALS). RALS will be held virtually on Monday, May 23rd. It will feature presentations, workshops, panel discussions, poster sessions, and - new to this year - a lightning round in which presenters will have five minutes to share on a topic related to active learning. The first step in building the 2022 Rutgers Active Learning Symposium is hearing from you. If you would like to lead a session, please complete a RALS Proposal Form to let us…

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Many DCS classrooms can be used to make recordings of class meetings. These rooms are equipped with cameras and microphones that record the instructor, and in some rooms, the students. The first step to recording, is learning what capability your classroom has. To help you quickly do that, we've added a new Classroom Feature to each classroom page. Use the Find a Classroom page to look up your room and view its information. Each page now includes a field for recording capability that indicates if a room has a camera that can record video, a microphone that can record audio,…

Digital Learning Commons
The Chancellor-Provost's Office launched a new Study Space Finder to assist students in finding suitable spaces to work outside of the classroom, particularly those students who may be looking for places to attend their online courses. Looking for a quiet place to study? Need to locate the nearest computer lab? Want to find a group study room to work on a team project? The new Study Space…

Physics Lecture Hall boasts three projection screens and one display monitor.
DCS's newest classrooms is among Rutgers-New Brunswick's oldest. Home to countless physics class meetings and demonstrations, Physics Lecture Hall on Busch is also now a general-purpose classroom supported by Digital Classroom Services. In preparation to support the classes using this space, we installed the newest auditorium version of the Digital Classroom Podium. The Podium is connected to three large projection screens and a monitor, to help instructor ensure that students in this steep space can view the…