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IT forum presentation on classroom standardization at CIU. Following presentation provides information on future projects to standardize all classroom equipment at CIU.

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  1. 1. IT Services Open Forum Classroom Technology Usage and Standardization September 10, 2007
  2. 2. Has technology support really evolved since the middle ages?
  3. 3. Agenda <ul><li>Requesting Equipment and Service </li></ul><ul><li>Current Classroom Technology Setup </li></ul><ul><li>Proposed Standardization </li></ul><ul><li>Questions or Comments </li></ul>IT Services Open Forum
  4. 4. Requesting Equipment/Service <ul><li>AV Request form (printable/online) </li></ul><ul><li>Contact IT Help Desk at x5199 or* </li></ul><ul><li>Additional contacts: Gary Hartman ( Instructional Technology ) or Brad Mann ( Corporate AV )* </li></ul><ul><li>*-Contact for after hours or weekend emergencies/requests (HD normally closes at 5pm, but available until 8:30pm T/Th) </li></ul>IT Services Open Forum
  5. 5. Current Classroom Setup <ul><li>Mounted multimedia projectors in 21 out of 23 classrooms (excluding conf. rooms) </li></ul><ul><li>Instructor desktops in 19 out of 23 classrooms </li></ul><ul><li>Separate network connections for laptops in 13 out of 23 classrooms </li></ul><ul><li>(Most classrooms have overhead projectors, VCR/DVD units, and at least one network connection. One classroom has a document presenter and two classrooms have smartboards. Some chalkboards and projection screens need replacement.) </li></ul>IT Services Open Forum
  6. 6. Continual Problems <ul><li>Setup disturbed frequently due to moved/disconnected equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty familiarization with classes that do not have the same technology </li></ul><ul><li>Laptop network connection issues </li></ul>IT Services Open Forum
  7. 7. Proposed Standardization <ul><li>All classrooms will have the following: </li></ul><ul><li>Dual Network connections </li></ul><ul><li>Mounted multimedia projectors </li></ul><ul><li>Desktops with DVD drives </li></ul><ul><li>Identical instructor podiums/desks </li></ul><ul><li>White boards to replace chalkboard </li></ul><ul><li>Note: Software will be standardized with campus wide standardization. Goal to network projectors for security and remote maintenance. </li></ul>IT Services Open Forum
  8. 8. Questions and Comments IT Services Open Forum
  9. 9. Types of Equipment and Services <ul><li>Projector </li></ul><ul><li>VCR/DVD </li></ul><ul><li>TV </li></ul><ul><li>Phone/web conferencing </li></ul><ul><li>Microphone/Sound Equipment </li></ul>IT Services Open Forum <ul><li>Lighting </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom lecture recording </li></ul><ul><li>Setup/Repair </li></ul><ul><li>Event Support </li></ul><ul><li>Return </li></ul>