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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…

SEC 111 is one of five classrooms that were upgraded over the winter break.
This winter break, DCS's TS&O staff was busy installing new classroom systems in five rooms. Lucy Stone Hall B267 and B269 received our new, standard classroom presentation portal - the Digital Classroom Podium (DCP). Meanwhile, the auditorium version of the DCP was deployed in Science & Engineering Research Center 111, …

Richard Weeks Hall 206 is one of three Active Learning Spaces introduced over the summer.
Over the summer, Digital Classroom Services installed new technology in 38 learning spaces. Among these upgrades were brand-new learning spaces in the Chemistry & Chemical Biology Building and Richard Weeks Hall on Busch, including four active learning spaces.  Twelve small classrooms were equipped with Digital Classroom Lecterns, our newest Rutgers system that was designed with small class meetings in mind.  Other spaces, from auditoriums to seminar rooms, received various versions of the …

Did you know that Digital Classroom Services supports classrooms designed specifically for video screening?  Whether a history classes needs to watch vintage film footage or an astronomy section wants to views a high definition documentary, DCS can accommodate them in one of eight video-enhanced learning spaces. These special rooms can accommodate various types of screening: whether instructors plan to show reel-to-reel film or surround sound-enhanced movies. Each of these spaces offers various features that can help the classroom become a theater, from large screens and comfortable seating to sound reinforcement and special media players.…

As the way that students learn evolves, so must the modern classroom. This semester, Rutgers-New Brunswick has made giant strides toward this goal with the introduction of four brand-new, state-of-the-art Active Learning Classrooms (ALCs).  The ALCs are designed to facilitate interaction, collaboration, and other approaches to learning through which students can work with ideas and one another. Among these new rooms are two Interactive Lecture Halls and two Active Learning Classrooms. Our newest Interactive Lecture Halls-Richard Weeks Hall 102 and Chemistry and Chemical Biology 1309-are designed to accommodate large classes in which…