Classroom Technology Blog

Tillett 224
Tillett 224 is DCS's newest Synchronous Learning Space.  Our 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 have in-class and remote participants look at each other. Classroom cameras are capable of identifying speaking audience members and zooming in on them as they participate to... Continued
Art History 200
Art History Hall Room 200, on Cook/Douglass campus, is the latest Digital Classroom Services room to be upgraded. After receiving a Digital Classroom Podium, this space is one of 240 rooms that have received a new version of the Podium since the project's launch in 2012.  As a result, 86% of the general purpose classrooms we support have a Digital Classroom System, which also includes Digital Classroom Flip-Tops, Immersion Lecterns, and... Continued
Between Digital Classroom Services and the Active Learning Community, there are several opportunities to develop your teaching this spring. At Solstice Screen Sharing, Capturing Your Class with Kaltura, DCS Technology Training, and Intro to Macs - you can learn how to leverage classroom technology to enhance the classroom experience.  At our various ALC workshops, you can explore ways to engage your students through active learning techniques.  Finally, at our Active Learning Symposium, you can take a deep dive into collaborative learning through the day's presentations, workshops, and discussions. For more information and to register, click on a session below.... Continued
Systems
During the summer, Digital Classroom Services installed new classroom systems in twenty-five classrooms. Learning spaces on each of the New Brusnwick campuses were outfitted with Digital Classroom Systems, our new, classroom standard. This round of installations saw many of the University's largest and most frequently used auditoriums receive... Continued
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The ALC Community is pleased to announce its first summer meet up on Wednesday August 9th from 12-1:30pm . The Active Learning Community is a network of Rutgers faculty and staff who use or support active learning. This meet up is a casual opportunity to touch base with other community members over lunch. We will meet at the conference room (room 145A) in the atrium area of the College Ave. Student Center food court. Look for a door of the eating area with an ALC sign on it. Feel free to bring lunch or pick something up in the student... Continued

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