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The DCS Showcase is your opportunity to see the cutting edge classroom technology available at Rutgers-New Brunswick in action. Every year, DCS introduces and demonstrates new teaching tools, discusses how they could be used in the classroom, and invites faculty to join us in piloting them in their classes so we can learn more about their pedagogic value. While we will provide updates on last year's pilots - including Kaltura lecture capture, the CatchBox throwable microphone, and Solstice wireless display sharing - rather than demonstrating various tools this year, we invite you to experience our two... continued
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Join us on May 16th for our second annual day of active learning at Rutgers-New Brunswick. We have put together a day of keynote presentations, workshops, talks, and panels designed to inspire and build upon your use of active learning. This year's special keynote presenter will be Dr. Maryellen Weimer, Professor Emerita of Teaching and Learning at Penn State, an expert on instruction in higher education. The day will also include workshops relating to course design, best polling practices, the use of active learning techniques for training sessions, and ways to use active learning technology and spaces. Of course, we will also share some of the exciting active learning used at Rutgers... continued
Dan Bello
As you get your syllabus and materials together for upcoming classes, don’t forget to familiarize yourself with the technology you will be using during the semester. To best afford faculty the opportunity to learn about and test their classroom’s technology, Digital Classroom Services holds workshops during the weeks before and after classes begin. These workshops are held near classrooms that have each of the four main types of DCS technology you may find in your classroom: the Digital Classroom Podium, Digital... continued
Dan Bello
This workshop is designed for instructors using DCS systems with built-in Macs and anyone else who would like to learn the basics of using an Apple computer. Digital Classroom Services will introduce you to the basics of Mac's operating system, including the dock, desktop, and finder. We will also discuss how to use popular applications that you may have used in Windows but not on Macs, such as Word, and PowerPoint. Finally, we will show you different ways you can access your presentation material via a USB drive or over the web. We will provide you with a Mac... continued