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Rutgers is participating in this year's Big Ten Student Design Challenge through which students can re-imagine and create a communal space in a campus building. Participants will create a proposal for refurbishing an area in a heavily used classroom building that is conducive to the way that students gather to study, work together, and socialize. The best submission from Rutgers will move on to compete against other Big Ten schools. The winning team at the conference level will receive $2,000 and, because the winning team's proposal will be funded and…

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Rutgers-NB now has three additional learning spaces designed to facilitate conferencing and recording. DCS has finished upgraded Food Science Building 101, 109, and the auditorium with cameras and microphones. These spaces can now be used to record lectures and connect via video conference to remote students and lecturers.  The Department of Food Science has plans to include remote audiences and lecturers in several classes this fall. Learn about DCS's various conference-enabled room on…

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Beginning with the fall semester, Digital Classroom Services will assume support of two Busch spaces:  Fiber Optics Research Building's (FBO) Easton Hub Auditorium and Biomedical Engineering Room (BME)102. In addition to assisting faculty teaching in these spaces, the Technical Services and Operations teams recently upgraded these rooms to bring them in line with DCS's current standards.  Both rooms were upgraded with the auditorium version of our Digital Classroom Podium, as well as two new projectors.  The…

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This summer, DCS's Technical Services and Operations team installed Digital Classroom Podiums in four general-purpose classrooms. On Cook-Douglass, Ruth Adams Building 109B and Biological Sciences 205 are now each equipped with a Digital Classroom Podium (DCP), our standard classroom system. Meanwhile, over on College Ave., two of Rutgers-NB's most heavily trafficked and visible…

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Rutgers-New Brunswick's Immersive Synchronous Lecture Halls (ISLH) have just begun their third year of use. In that time, thousands of students have been able to attend a class taught on another campus without boarding a bus. That is because the ISLHs use state-of-the-art cameras, audio equipment, and space design to create the experience of being in one room, even if half of the students and the instructor is miles away. In our new video profile, created by the…