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Technology in the Classroom Bernard Colo Providence College
The Essentials <ul><li>Need </li></ul><ul><li>Affordability </li></ul><ul><li>Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty / Adminis...
Purpose for Change / Upgrade <ul><li>Simplify the process of information transmission </li></ul><ul><li>Involve the whole ...
Observations <ul><li>First Electronic Classroom??? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1989, University of Maryland </li></ul></ul><ul><...
A Bit of Nostalgia <ul><li>We lived with rolling carts  (some still do) </li></ul><ul><li>Overhead, Opaque, Slide, 16mm pr...
Definition <ul><li>What is the Electronic / Smart Classroom? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Electronic Classroom </li></ul></ul><ul...
Enter the Smart Classroom <ul><li>Hard Facts on Smart Classroom Design </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ideas, Guidelines and Layouts...
The Essential Smart Classroom <ul><li>&quot; a multimedia room design that features a fixed overhead (video / data) projec...
Usage <ul><li>The PLUG & SHOW laptop Classroom </li></ul><ul><li>The ALL built in Classroom </li></ul><ul><li>The Interact...
Environmental Considerations <ul><li>Sight lines / Image size </li></ul><ul><li>Ambient sounds / acoustic intelligibility ...
Personalizing your needs <ul><li>Develop your own Guidelines for classroom technology </li></ul><ul><li>http ://www.colleg...
Designs that Improve Teaching and Learning <ul><li>Empower Faculty </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasize Flexibility </li></ul><ul><...
And how do you know it works? Do they answer your needs? <ul><li>Surveys; </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Faculty </li></ul></ul><ul...
To Infinity and Beyond <ul><li>Where do we go next; </li></ul><ul><li>Clickers  (Audience Response Systems) </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>Pico Projectors  http://www.microvision.com/pico_projector_displays/index.html </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://ww...
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  1. 1. Technology in the Classroom Bernard Colo Providence College
  2. 2. The Essentials <ul><li>Need </li></ul><ul><li>Affordability </li></ul><ul><li>Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty / Administrative buy-in </li></ul><ul><li>Diplomacy </li></ul>
  3. 3. Purpose for Change / Upgrade <ul><li>Simplify the process of information transmission </li></ul><ul><li>Involve the whole human in the process </li></ul><ul><li>Utilize all human senses </li></ul><ul><li>Edgar Dale, Cone of Experience </li></ul>
  4. 4. Observations <ul><li>First Electronic Classroom??? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1989, University of Maryland </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1993, IBM-TQM Teaching Theatre </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Simmons College, Boston, 1995 </li></ul><ul><li>SDSU, 1995 </li></ul><ul><li>First presentation on Electronic Classrooms </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1996 to CCUMC </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. A Bit of Nostalgia <ul><li>We lived with rolling carts (some still do) </li></ul><ul><li>Overhead, Opaque, Slide, 16mm projectors </li></ul><ul><li>Video was VTR’s, ½” Open Reel video, mostly in B&W </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Portable’ video gave me pinched nerves in my neck and back </li></ul><ul><li>Time consuming delivery, set-up, retrieval </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s not forget COWS </li></ul>
  6. 6. Definition <ul><li>What is the Electronic / Smart Classroom? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Electronic Classroom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multimedia Classroom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Level 1 Classroom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology Rich Classroom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Classroom of the 21 st Century </li></ul></ul><ul><li>OR… Is it a Computer Lab / Classroom </li></ul><ul><li>OR… a dedicated classroom for distance education (video conferencing) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Enter the Smart Classroom <ul><li>Hard Facts on Smart Classroom Design </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ideas, Guidelines and Layouts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Daniel Neimeyer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.cit.cornell.edu/computer/instruct/classtech/design/manual-order-form.html </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Taking Control </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.universitybusiness.com/viewarticlepf.aspx?articleid=985 </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. The Essential Smart Classroom <ul><li>&quot; a multimedia room design that features a fixed overhead (video / data) projector and screen, a computer, and built-in VCR or DVD players, audio cassette and CD. What makes them smart is a room control system that enables instructors to easily operate A/V equipment” </li></ul>
  9. 9. Usage <ul><li>The PLUG & SHOW laptop Classroom </li></ul><ul><li>The ALL built in Classroom </li></ul><ul><li>The Interactive Classroom </li></ul><ul><li>The traditional AV / TV Smart Classroom </li></ul><ul><li>The Two-Way Video Smart Classroom </li></ul><ul><li>And others to follow… </li></ul>
  10. 10. Environmental Considerations <ul><li>Sight lines / Image size </li></ul><ul><li>Ambient sounds / acoustic intelligibility </li></ul><ul><li>HVAC </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Which, Who uses what, future proofing the investment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Control / Location / Access / Orientation </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://its.syr.edu/instructional-svcs/room-orientation.cfm </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Personalizing your needs <ul><li>Develop your own Guidelines for classroom technology </li></ul><ul><li>http ://www.college.emory.edu/about/planning/facilities/classroomGuidelines. pdf </li></ul><ul><li>http ://media.ucsc.edu/ contact/UCSC_Classroom_Guidelines03.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>http ://www.oit.umd.edu/as/staff/clabaugh/%20Order_Form. pdf </li></ul><ul><li>http ://www.wku.edu/teaching/db/cd/classroomdesign/checklist. html </li></ul><ul><li>http ://www.wbdg.org/design/dd_architecture. php </li></ul><ul><li>http://clc.its.psu.edu/classrooms/Design/ </li></ul><ul><li>http ://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0LSH/is_2_7/ ai_113184740 </li></ul><ul><li>http ://campustechnology.com/articles/41298_5 / </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.case.edu/its/itac/mediavision/tec_classrooms/tec_features.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.jiscinfonet.ac.uk/infokits/learning-space-design </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.okhighered.org/state-system/learning-spaces/brown.pdf </li></ul>
  12. 12. Designs that Improve Teaching and Learning <ul><li>Empower Faculty </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasize Flexibility </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage Student Interaction </li></ul><ul><li>Stress Simplicity </li></ul><ul><li>Expand Connectivity </li></ul><ul><li>Contain Costs </li></ul><ul><li>Sweat Details </li></ul>
  13. 13. And how do you know it works? Do they answer your needs? <ul><li>Surveys; </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Faculty </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Administration / Support Staff </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.okhighered.org/state-system/learning-spaces/brown.pdf </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pre Renovation – Addition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Post Renovation – Addition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Faculty Technology Showcase </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. To Infinity and Beyond <ul><li>Where do we go next; </li></ul><ul><li>Clickers (Audience Response Systems) </li></ul><ul><li>WiFi Video to the Projector </li></ul><ul><li>HDMI </li></ul><ul><li>Display Port </li></ul><ul><li>BlueRay HD DVD </li></ul><ul><li>9 X 16 projected images </li></ul><ul><li>WEB Casts </li></ul><ul><li>Streaming Media and Podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Videoconferencing </li></ul><ul><li>Portable Annotation Devices </li></ul><ul><li>Document Cameras </li></ul><ul><li>Dual video / data projection </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple Computers (Mac / PC) </li></ul><ul><li>Course Casting </li></ul><ul><li>Rooms that can ACTUALLY be used by faculty </li></ul><ul><li>Intelligent (easy to understand and operate) control systems </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Pico Projectors http://www.microvision.com/pico_projector_displays/index.html </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.engadget.com/2008/02/21/young-optics-set-to-dish-out-pico-projector-by-mid-2008/ http://www.brighthand.com/default.asp?newsID=13935 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Huddle Boards http://www.ideo.com/portfolio/re.asp?x=50075 </li></ul><ul><li>http://wallenberg.stanford.edu/teachresources/examples/copycams.html </li></ul><ul><li>Rooms with no ‘front’ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.pserie.psu.edu/neWscal/news2007/feb-ScaleUp2.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://dmc.umn.edu/projects/gini/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://fromnowon.org/mar98/flotilla.html </li></ul>
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