Office of Information Technology

Room Types

Basic Presentation Office/Conference Rooms

Funding for Office AV, Conference Room AV and other departmental meeting spaces is the requirement of the individual departments or schools. IT will work closely with the requestor to ensure the AV design meets the specified functions and fall within the desired budget.  It is the responsibility of the individual departments to ensure that equipment is replaced within a reasonable timeframe when it reaches end of life.

Classrooms

Presentation Classrooms

Presentation classrooms are configured to deliver content from a center screen and podium located in the front of the room. Class participants are seated in rows of chairs, desks or tables which can not be moved. Depending on the size of the room, multiple projectors and or additional displays may be installed for visibility throughout the room.

  • Podium or eNook (OFAC rooms)
  • Single or Multiple projector with pull down or motorized screen
  • Audio
  • Wireless microphones (larger rooms only)
  • AV Control source
    • Keypad or Touchpanel
    • Integration with Remote Control Console
  • Inputs
    • Desktop computer (not all spaces)
    • External device connections (VGA, HDMI)
  • Writable surfaces
    • Whiteboards or Digital Whiteboards
    • Wacom device (in select locations)
  • Optional features available in select locations
    • Media Players- Blue-ray.DVD
    • Document cameras (not all spaces)
    • Lecture Capture
    • Wireless Projection

     

Collaborative Classrooms


Collaborative spaces are configured to accommodate active learning pedagogy and interactive group discussions.  These spaces feature movable furniture and multiple content sources.

  • Podium or eNook (OFAC rooms)
  • Multiple projector with pull down or motorized screen
  • Audio
  • Wireless microphones (larger rooms only)
  • AV Control source
    • Keypad or Touchpanel
    • Integration with Remote Control Console
  • Inputs
    • Desktop computer (not all spaces)
    • External device connections (VGA, HDMI)
  • Writable surfaces
    • Whiteboards or Digital Whiteboards
    • Wacom device (in select locations)
  • Optional features available in select locations
    • Interactive Projectors
    • Media Players- Blue-ray.DVD
    • Document cameras (not all spaces)
    • Lecture Capture
    • Wireless Projection

Seminar/Discourse Classrooms

These spaces often serve as both a departmental conference room and a discussion based course with limited attendees. In most cases, these rooms are equipped with a large conference table in the center of the room.  They are typically limited to less than 20 participants in a room.  If regular classes are scheduled in these rooms a majority of the time, they are eligible to be maintained and upgraded under the University Technology Fund.

  • Single Display source- typically a TV or Large monitor
  • AV Control source
    • Keypad or Touchpanel
    • Integration with Remote Control Console
  • Inputs
    • Desktop computer (not all spaces)
    • External device connections (VGA, HDMI)
  • Writable surfaces
    • Whiteboards or Digital Whiteboards
  • Optional features available in select locations
    • Interactive Projectors
    • Media Players- Blue-ray.DVD
    • Wireless Projection

Video Conferencing/Lecture Capture Spaces

All faculty and staff have access to Skype for Business and Zoom to facilitate video conference meetings.  For smaller venues, a simple webcam is all that may be needed to utilize these features.

Several venues are equipped with more robust technology to support video conferencing and lecture capture.