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Everything you need to know about classroom technology at Rutgers-New Brunswick. Synchronous Spaces Help Students Connect DCS has been developing classrooms for distance learning for several years. However, COVID-19 - and the increased demand it created for flexible modes of attending class drove us to accelerate these efforts and expand the supply of general-purpose Synchronous Learning Spaces. This required that we create…

Everything you need to know about classroom technology at Rutgers-New Brunswick. New Technology for a New Academic Year This past summer, DCS's Technical Services & Operation staff worked to ensure Rutgers-NB classrooms have the latest and greatest in classroom tech. Our team installed Digital Classroom Podiums (DCPs) in…

A New Look for a New Year We've begun 2019 with a digital makeover. Both the DCS Newsletter and web site have undergone major changes. Among the improvements to dcs.rutgers.edu, visitors to the site will enjoy a new responsive design that makes it easier to browse the site on any device. Among many accessibility-related improvements, those using screen readers will be better able to navigate our pages. Finally, a new method for shooting our classroom panoramas allows us to not only shoot quicker and more accurate photos, but let us create our first panoramic classroom video, which now greets visitors to our home page. Check out all the…

All the latest news in classroom technology for a new academic year at Rutgers-New Brunswick. A Milestone Reached for DCS Classrooms This summer, DCS upgraded forty more classrooms with Digital Classroom Systems, our line of homegrown, state-of-the-art classroom presentation hubs. With this latest round of installations, our Technical Services & Operations team completed the final year of multi-year plan launched in 2012 to improve and standardize our nearly 300 classrooms. As a result, 97 percent of DCS-supported classrooms are aligned…

The latest in classroom technology from DCS. New Synchronous Classroom Tillett 224 is DCS's newest Synchronous Learning Space. Video conference equipment in Synchronous Classrooms can be used to teach a class of students from a second location, enable students to participate remotely, or invite guest lecturers from around the world to speak with a class. Tillett 224's video conference equipment is designed to limit the feeling of distance between participants. Screens at the front of the room enable classes to view the presenter and their shared class materials side-by-side, using sightlines that allow in-class and remote participants to…