The Digital Classroom Services fall workshop schedule has been announced and includes four sessions. After debuting in the summer, the Solstice workshop will be repeated. Solstice is a method of wirelessly displaying images from laptop, phone, and tablets that enables instructors and students to present and collaborate. DCS is also reprising its workshop on Kaltura, an online tool that can be used to record in-class lectures and share them with students. Finally, instructors can prepare for their spring classes by attending... Continued
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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DCS's latest schedule of workshops is out with six sessions being offered over the summer. Along with old favorites, the summer slate includes a new workshop covering Solstice wireless display sharing. Solstice is a method of sharing images from devices that is available in several DCS classrooms. It can be used by instructors who wish to project materials from anywhere in the classroom, without needing to be connected at the podium. It can be used by students to... Continued
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The 2017 Active Boot Camp brought together Rutgers faculty to discuss and engage with all things active learning. This second annual event, hosted in the new active learning spaces of the Rutgers Academic Building, gave guests a chance to attend talks, participate in workshops, and network with one another to advance their use of active learning. The highlight of the day was a keynote presentation from Dr. Maryellen Weimer of Penn State University. In her interactive discussion, Dr. Weimer invited guests to think about how, when, and why to use active learning in their teaching. During a round robin session, attendees... Continued