Spotlight

2017 Tech Point Winners
Congratulations to this spring's Tech Point Winners! These Support Specialists have gone above and beyond in supporting Rutgers classes during the semester. Whether it's taking the extra step that helps troubleshoot an issue, demonstrating exceptional customer service skills, or staying late to help out a class - these employees stood out for the commitment to DCS's mission. At the end of each semester we recognize the employees through our Tech Point awards program. We thank the below winners and all of our staff. For a lift of past winners, visit our Tech... Continued
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Registration is now open for the 2017 Active Learning Boot Camp. The Boot Camp is your chance to explore active learning at Rutgers and beyond. There will be workshops relating to course design, an introduction to active learning spaces and technology, faculty panels, and tables providing information on resources that can aid your use of active learning. The highlight of the day will be a keynote presentation from Dr. Maryellen Weimer, Professor Emeritus of Teaching and Learning at Penn State University. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided. The Boot Camp is open to all members of the Rutgers community. For a detailed agenda and registration information, please visit the... Continued
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Registration is now open for the Digital Classroom Services 2017 Showcase, on May 3rd from 9:30-11:00am. Our Instructional Technology team uses this annual event as an opportunity to show off the latest and greatest in classroom technology. We highlight tools that can enhance your teaching that are available for you to use at Rutgers-New Brunswick. This year, we will provide updates on last year's pilot technologies - including the CatchBox throwable microphone, Kaltura lecture capture, and Solstice wireless display sharing - and demonstrate our newest learning spaces, the... Continued
Workshop
Between the Digital Classroom Services technology workshops and the regular meetings of the Active Learning Community, there are several opportunities to develop your teaching in the spring. Throughout the semester, DCS is offering workshops on Poll Everywhere, the use of media in classroom presentations, and how-to sessions focusing on DCS classroom systems and using Mac computers. The monthly meetings of the Active Learning Community offer faculty an opportunity to brainstorm ways to enrich the classroom experience through collaboration, engagement, and other activities. This semester's topics focus on preparing students to do group work, using active learning in lectures, and assessing... Continued
Loree
This spring, Rutgers-New Brunswick takes a big step forward in how students attend class. With the introduction of two Synchronous Lecture Halls, students in ten courses were able to choose between two classrooms on two different campuses when registering for those classes. That is because these new lecture halls allow students and instructors in one room to see, hear, and interact with the people in the other classroom. Beginning in the fall, Wright Lab Auditorium on Busch and Loree Hall 024 on... Continued

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