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Tillett 204
On September 13th from 9am to 12pm, we invite you to stop by Tillett Hall 204 to see Rutgers-New Brunswick's first general-purpose active learning classroom. Whether you are a faculty member interested in teaching in an ALC or just want to learn more about how new collaborative spaces can positively impact learning, stop by for a cup of coffee, take a tour of the room, and get more information about active learning at Rutgers. Staff from Digital Classroom Services will be on hand to demonstrate the exciting technology deployed in this space along with members of the Active Learning Community... Continued
Tillett Hall Room 204
We are very excited to announce the opening of Tillett 204, Rutgers-New Brunswick's first general-purpose active learning classroom. This new space is designed to facilitate dynamic and engaged learning through clustered seating, student work space, a layout that encourages interaction, and much more.  Students taking classes in Tillett 204 sit in moveable chairs - complete with bag and water bottle storage - around circular tables. From their group tables, students can collaborate on laptop, phone, or tablet based work by connecting to wall-mounted monitors or by writing on whiteboards. From the Collaborative... Continued
The Higher Education Facilities Management Association held its 2016 Summer Conference at Rutgers University-New Brunswick from June 26 to 29, featuring presentations, discussions, and  building tours. HEFMA is comprised mainly of the member schools of the Big Ten Academic Alliance, formerly the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, along with Iowa State University and Notre Dame.(Click on the photo to activate the photo gallery.) Conference attendees work in various aspects of space and classroom management, including space planning and allocation, space data management, and more. It was a great year for Rutgers to host the... Continued
Beichner
More than ninety Faculty and Staff joined us for our first Active Learning Boot Camp. Guests attended talks, demonstrations, and more centered around active learning. Whether you attended the event or not, visit the Boot Camp page for a recap of the day. You can watch a video of the keynote presentation delivered by SCALE-UP pioneer Dr. Robert Beichner, who discussed the potential ways active learning can improve student... Continued
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Interested in the latest and greatest in classroom technology? Looking for a new tool to enliven your class? Digital Classroom Service's annual Showcase - on May 3rd in Tillett Hall - is a great opportunity to see exciting new tech in action and try it out yourself. Every year, DCS's Instructional Technologists research and test some of the more promising advances in classroom tech. At the Showcase, we share them with Rutgers faculty and invite them partner with DCS to try them in their... Continued

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