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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... Continued
Workshop
The Active Learning Community workshop schedule kicks off on September 26th and includes five sessions where you can explore different approaches to active learning led by Rutgers faculty and instructional design teams.  At Become the Dean of Fun, a popular session from last year’s Symposium, attendees will learn how to turn learning objectives into custom classroom games.  Active Learning Design Sprint is a chance to work through your specific class challenge using the d.School’s framework for design thinking.  Our third session will tackle how to grade collaborative work in ways that enhance rather than obstruct your learning goals.  Finally, two... Continued
Rutgers Cinema 2
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. All of our rooms our separated from other... Continued
Richard Weeks Hall 102
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 lecturing is broken up opportunities for conversation and... Continued
Digital Classroom Lectern
The Digital Classroom Lectern, or DCL, is the newest addition to the family of Digital Classroom Services systems. Born out of the need to provide our standard classroom technology in smaller classroom environments, the DCL employs a reduced footprint so that it takes up less valuable teaching space. Despite its small size, the Lectern packs a big punch, with a built-in Mac computer, Blu-ray player, and VGA/HDMI connections for portable devices... Continued

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