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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
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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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Digital Classroom Services replaced aging podiums in nine learning spaces over the winter break. These rooms are now equipped with brand new Digital Classroom Podiums. DCS's Technical Services & Operations staff installed the new podiums in School of Communication & Information Rooms 101, 103, 201, and... Continued
Active Learning Boot Camp Save-the-Date
Mark May 16th on your calendar as a big day for active learning at Rutgers. As we prepare to introduce brand new active learning classrooms, the Boot Camp is a day for faculty who will be using  these and other spaces to develop plans for using active learning in their courses. Join us for talks and discussions with national leaders in active learning. Attend workshops on course redesign, active learning technology, and other topics designed to help you retool your course. Learn about Rutgers' new active learning spaces and the various resources available to faculty. Most importantly, come share your plan for active learning with other faculty tackling this exciting approach to learning.... Continued

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