A Smart Classroom is a face-to-face, brick-and-mortar classroom that has been equipped with various computing, networking and presentation technologies.
Computer (keyboard, monitor, wired and wireless mice) PC: Dell Optiplex 760 Mac: 17 iMac Internet / network connectivity Projector -- with accompanying 72 screen from Da-Lite: Epson PowerLite 85 Multimedia ProjectorEpson PowerLite 85 Multimedia Projector Lecterns: Spectrum Furniture's Media Manager Lectern (MMLV2) & Compact Lectern & Computer Comforts Universal "Hide-Away" Lectern Spectrum Furniture's Media Manager Lectern (MMLV2)Compact LecternComputer Comforts Universal "Hide-Away" Lectern Document Camera: Elmos HV-5100XG High Resolution Visual Presenter Elmos HV-5100XG High Resolution Visual Presenter DVD/VCR combo unit: Panasonic DMR-EZ48VK or a Toshiba D-VR660 Panasonic DMR-EZ48VKToshiba D-VR660
Gyrations Cordless Optical Air Mouse: Wireless mouse Connectivity for a laptop: Network, audio, video Speakers: Wall-mounted or powered Amplifier: For controlling all audio Telephone: For contacting the Help Desk (x6-8555) Cable TV: Need DVD/VCR w/ QAM tuner In some cases: Closed captioning devices, Smart Boards, dual- projection, Copy Cams, Huddleboards, Eno Interactive Whiteboards, Logitech webcams, other pan-tilt-zoom cameras
Run & display various software applications: From the PC/Mac From KnightVision …and more and more, from the Internet Run & display rich-media & learning objects Display items from the Internet or from LAN drives Display a 2D document/photo/illustration/piece of art Display a 3D item Play DVD's
Play audio CD's Hook up a laptop & display/listen to items playing on that laptop Play cable TV (Assumes you have access to a DVD/VCR w/ a QAM tuner in it) Play VHS tapes
Examples: Civilization World Wide Telescope The Greatest Quotes iTunes U
In this section: Brief discussion of Sources Notes on laptops Brief demo Resources Cards on lecterns Web-based materials Troubleshooting tips & techniques CIT Help Desk (x68555)
NOTE: Source settings may vary due to different setups & equipment: Computer/workstation Comp 1 / Computer 1 / Source button Laptop Comp 2 / Computer 2 / Source button VCR Video / Video 1 / Source button DVD S-Video / Video 2 / Source button DVD/VCR combo unit Source button Document camera Comp 2 / Computer 2 / Source button
Connect your laptop to the 3 cables that are each labeled laptop Projector : VGA cable into the VGA port Speakers : Audio cable into the speaker port Network connection : Network cable into the network port Tell the projector what to display Depending upon the projector, set projector to Comp2, Computer 2 or use the Source button Send your laptops display to the projector (Be sure to wait at least 10 seconds for the signal to come through. If not, press that set of keys again): Apple: F7 Fujitsu: Fn + F10 NEC: Fn + F3 HP: Fn + F4 Toshiba: Fn + F5 Sony: Fn + F7 IBM: Fn + F7 Epson: Fn + F8 Dell: Fn + F8
Brief demo Smart Classrooms at Calvin College Smart Classrooms at Calvin College Brief demo
From http://www.calvin.edu/it/core/facilities/smartclassrooms/#rooms Various rooms in:http://www.calvin.edu/it/core/facilities/smartclassrooms/#rooms DeVos Center North Hall DeVries Hall Fine Arts Center Science Building Hiemenga Hall Spoelhof Center …and more
Preparation is key Room setups/configurations vary Before your course begins: Go to the room(s) you will be teaching in Get familiar w/ those pieces of equipment and how to use them Questions or issues? Contact the Help Desk at x6-8555
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