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1 Instructional Media – AV Services
2 » A link to our presentation » A link to our Wiki and the Classroom Views page ˃http://hccfacultysupport.wikispaces.com/home » Please provide your contact information on the sign-up sheet. Instructional Media
3 » Can be incorporated into lectures » Actively engage students » Increase attention » Assess student understanding » Students like to use them “…The use of clickers are positively viewed by undergraduate students and postgraduate students as a technology which can facilitate active learning and engagement if used appropriately with clearly aligned learning objectives” (Stagg & Lane, 2010, abstract).
4 » IT Help Desk ˃Network and computer specific problems » Instructional Media/AV ˃All other classroom technology issues ˃Control systems, audio systems, display devices. In some locations, lighting. ˃Requests & delivery of supplemental equipment: cameras, audio recorders, headsets, etc. » Instructional Media/Services ˃Assist faculty with instructional design and production of instructional materials. ˃Help faculty adopt new technologies to support their pedagogical needs.
5 » Instructional Media Services teaches faculty how to use and integrate new equipment and tools to support instruction. » Later, instructor requests to reserve the new equipment or tool from Instructional Media AV. Example: Training is offered by Instructional Media Services in using the Student Response System, “Clickers,” then they are reserved and provided through AV.
6 1.Yes 2.No
7 1.Yes 2.No
8 » Four Most Common ˃Mediatech Console ˃Projector Patrol ˃Hand Held Remote ˃Crestron System » Remember Our wiki will let you find your classroom and it has links to documents and resources.
9 » CL, HVPA, MH, RCF presentation rooms » Control system built-in to podium or desks » Controls multiple components
10 » AF, DH, N, ST » Software on instructor’s computer to control the projector and audio.
11 » HR » Operate the projector
12 » HSB » Won’t be covered in this session. » For anyone teaching in the HSB, we offer separate Professional Development training on the many new features in the HSB. » Information can also be found on our wiki --
14 » Main power switch under the desk » This does not automatically power up the computer.
15 » Turn on computer and monitor.
16 » Automatically appears on the desktop If it has been closed, click on the Projector Patrol icon on the desktop (1); OR click on the icon in the taskbar (2) (bottom of the screen).
17 » Close-up view, on desktop
18 » Icon on desktop
19 ONOFF » May have an ON or OFF button.
20 1.o1t 2.o2t 3.o33
22 » ONOFF » ON and OFF button for the projector. ˃In some rooms these power buttons also automatically raise and lower the screen. SCREEN UP SCREEN DOWN » All Mediatech control consoles have SCREEN UP and SCREEN DOWN buttons. 12
23 ON (1) Click on ON (Timer) (2) Click in the timer area 12
24 (3) Click and Drag (hold mouse button down while rolling) the mouse to adjust the green area that will appear on the right side. May be extended at any time. Automatically turns off projector to save lamp life. 1 3
26 POWER » All models have a POWER button (Normally Orange).
27 DVD Player, computer, document camera Usually several sources of content; i.e. DVD Player, computer, document camera Correctly select the source that you wish to display. Tip: When a projector is on, but is not receiving a source signal, it will project a blue standby screen.
28 INPUT SELECT » Row of buttons labeled INPUT SELECT (1) » Labeled for PC, Doc Cam, DVD player, etc. » Only ONE of these sources can be selected at a time. 1
29 SOURCE » Note the SOURCE buttons (1). » Configured for each room. » If a room does not have a DVD player, it will not have a button for that function. 1
30 SOURCE » All have SOURCE buttons. » If you need two of the same type of input, but the remote has only one button for that type of input, then the button must be selected twice.
31 source search » Many remotes include a ‘source search’ button that can be used to cycle through all of the available inputs.
32 » Many possible sources:computerslaptops audiovideo recordings audio and video recordings document cameras web cams document cameras and web cams » Many already installed in classroom » If you need special equipment: » If you need special equipment: Submit a request to AV and AV will integrate that equipment into the classroom for you.
33 » All have a DVD/VCR combo unit, a document camera, a standard PC and a connection for laptops.
34 » Varies from one room to another » A DVD/VCR combo unit and document camera are standard. » Many rooms also include laptop connectivity.
35 » Also varies from one room to another » A DVD/VCR combo unit and document camera are standard.
36 1.2D object; i.e., a page in a book 2.3D object 3.PowerPoint or other projection You may select as many as you’d like. Press the numbers in sequence.
37 ZOOMFOCUSBUILT-IN LIGHTING » All have ZOOM, FOCUS, and BUILT-IN LIGHTING
38 » Document cameras are connected to the Mediatech systems. » Press the DOC CAM button (1) as an INPUT SELECT on Mediatech, and the document camera is projected. » All of the individual controls for cameras are on the camera. 1
39 » In these rooms the document camera is controlled through the computer. » Click on Computer as a Video Source on Projector Patrol. » Press the document camera source button on the document camera itself. » Controls for camera are on the camera. » For more information see our wiki. 2
40 » Turn it on » Focus/Zoom » Select Source
41 Most of the DVD and VCR players on campus are combo units. In some parts of the college there may only be a VCR, because a DVD can also be played through the PC.
42 » All Mediatech consoles have a DVD/VCR combo unit. VCRDVD » Click on the VCR or DVD button above INPUT SELECT. PLAYPAUSEREWINDFAST FORWARDMENU » Playback controls: PLAY, PAUSE, REWIND, FAST FORWARD, and MENU selections are all controlled through Mediatech. » These functions only become available when the VCR or DVD source button has been selected. 1
43 » Most of the rooms with Projector Patrol also have a VCR/DVD combo unit. » A separate remote, located in the room, is used to switch between VCR and DVD. » Use the remote to control the VCR/DVD playback.
44 » Similar to Projector Patrol, these rooms have a separate remote for the DVD/VCR unit. » These rooms are also more likely to have a standalone VCR, and require the computer for DVD playback using Windows Media Player, or another program.
45 » Most, but not all, of the rooms on-campus are equipped to easily integrate a laptop using a VGA output. » If you need help connecting an Apple or other proprietary connection please contact AV, preferably in advance. » It is a best practice to have a spare copy of the presentation or material that you intend to show in class.
46 » Mediatech has a VGA connection for video and a 1/8” mini-connection (commonly referred to as a headphone jack) for audio. » Press the LAP button above INPUT SELECT, and the laptop will be projected.
47 LAPTOP » Some rooms have a LAPTOP button on Projector Patrol, under Video Source. » If your room does not, a VGA cable may be borrowed from AV to connect your laptop. Advance notice is preferred. Laptop
48 » Many of these rooms, being older, do not easily integrate a laptop. » It is often still a possibility with advanced notice. » Best practice is to use the computer already in the room for basic presentations and common usage.
49 » Audio is usually far more tricky than video. » All of the volume controls in a system must be at sufficient levels to hear the output » All of the volume controls in a system must be at sufficient levels to hear the output. » Ex: If playing a YouTube video– » Ex: If playing a YouTube video– the volume on the video itself must be up, the main computer volume must be up, and the actual system speakers must be turned up. Volume
50 » The volume on the video itself must be up, the main computer volume must be up, and the actual system speakers must be turned up. » If any of these controls are muted, or too low, the sound will be inaudible. Mute
51 A.The speaker icon should be green. B.The speaker icon should show small audio waves coming out of it. C.A megaphone icon should appear. D.The speaker icon indicates that it has been muted.
52 » All Mediatech consoles have a volume knob. » This controls audio for DVD/VCR, computer, or laptop inputs. Volume
53 Volume controls » If projecting something that has audio, use the Volume controls on Projector Patrol or on the Hand Held Remote. Volume
54 » Additionally the audio may be routed through standard desktop speakers. volume knob on the speaker » In this case volume is controlled via the volume knob on the speaker. Volume
56 » Reserved through AV » We train faculty before use » 30 iPads » Apps pre-installed ˃Educreations ˃Prezi ˃Quizlet ˃And Much More! » We add apps upon request!
58 » New service for students! ˃Piloting a new service for students requesting assistance with academic use of technology, i.e. to complete a class assignment +PowerPoint presentations +Adobe Connect sessions +Discipline – specific software +SMART Notebook +Other titles as well » Equipment Checkout » Technology Help » Research Help
59 Equipment for Checkout ImageLoan Period Overdue Fines (per day) Replacement Fines (Lost/damage d equipment) Fujifilm Finepix S8400W Digital Camera 5 days$5 per day $250 + $15 processing fee Canon Vixia HF R10 Video Camcorder 5 days$5 per day $270 + $15 processing fee Olympus digital Voice Recorder 5 days$5 per day $50 + $15 processing fee Logitech USB Headset with microphone 5 days$5 per day $30 + $15 processing fee Dell Laptop 5 days$10 per day $ $15 processing fee
60 » Contact Us ˃Please ask your students to Or ˃Have them call the Help Desk at for password, access and Canvas questions
61 VGA port be ‘activated’. Laptops sometimes require that the VGA port be ‘activated’. Usually use a function key (F8) on the laptop.
62 turn it down before switching to another source If you’ve had the volume turned up to hear a source, turn it down before switching to another source or turning off the system. Otherwise, it may be unpleasantly loud, cause the next class in that room to suffer loud audio, or even damage the equipment.
63 » Has the computer gone into power save mode? ˃If so, the computer screen may appear to be off even though the computer is on. ˃Striking any key ˃Striking any key should wake the computer up.
64 Mute temporarily hide the source material from the students » Many control systems have features like Mute, which enables the instructor to temporarily hide the source material from the students without turning the projector off and on, thus avoiding cool down and warm up times. » Examples ˃Mediatech ˃Mediatech has a Mute button ˃Epson Hand Held Remote Control ˃Epson Hand Held Remote Control has a Mute button
65 » Are there any LED lights present on the console? ˃If not, the main power switch is likely off. » One source light should always be selected. Oops! MUTE is lit.
66 freeze mute » Has the ability to freeze an image that is being projected as well as to mute. ˃There are hot keys for this so you don’t have to bring Projector Patrol up to utilize this function. » This way a slide or picture can be left on the projector while the instructor moves ahead in their presentation, or does other work on the computer.
67 MUTEFREEZE » Many remotes have MUTE and FREEZE functionality.
68 » Projector bulbs are very expensive. TURN OFF the projector » Please TURN OFF the projector when not actively using it to extend lamp hours for the year and to not waste electricity. TURN OFF all relevant classroom technology » Please TURN OFF all relevant classroom technology when the room will no longer be used.
69 1.Projector Patrol 2.Document Camera 3.Clickers 4.PowerPoint You may select as many as you’d like. Press the numbers in sequence.
70 1.Yes 2.No
71 » Reserve Equipment ˃AV Request FormAV Request Form » Get Help in the Classroom ˃x4819, Mon-Fri, 7:30 am- 10:30 pm some Saturday mornings ˃x4819, Mon-Fri, 7:30 am- 10:30 pm and some Saturday mornings » Contact Us ˃We can always be contacted through our emergency paging system ˃We can always be contacted through our emergency paging system. ˃Leave an emergency voic several of the technicians will be paged directly on their cell phones.
72 » Laptop Carts » Mobile Whiteboards » Student Response Clickers » Voice Recorders » Cameras » Laptops » PowerPoint Remote Clickers » Check our AV Request form to view more equipment available for checkout! ˃Located under Forms in myHCC
73 Faculty Lab - CL232 » Get Help in the Faculty Lab - CL232 ˃Open lab hours – Walk-in for one-to-one assistance » Our Services include ˃Instructional design and curriculum support of faculty. ˃Consulting/collaborating with faculty in the development of technology-based class materials. ˃Training faculty in the use of technology resources at HCC. ˃Researching and informing the college on new trends in education technology. » Contact Us
74 Director of Instructional Media AV Equipment Amy Chase AV » Brandon Yerrid, AV Equipment » Matthew Palewicz, AV Equipment » Cliff Galloway, AV Equipment » Scott Bohandy, AV Equipment » Ben Fan, AV Equipment (PT) » Charles Hwang, AV Equipment (PT) » Brandon Meiklejohn, AV Equipment (PT) » Dominic Wells, AV Equipment (PT) Instructional Media Instructional » David Kaus, Instructional Designer » Karen M. Evans, Instructional Technologist