The Distance Learning Classrooms can be used for "field trips" to distant locations, guest interviews and conferences without the expense or hassle of traveling. The videoconferencing rooms are located in Grove 006, Shippen 140, and Grove 401.
The Grove 006 classroom is comprised of a Polycom VS-4000 codec with both 3 BRI (ISDN) and IP interface. The system includes: Parkervision Student and Instructor's Cameras with auto-follow on the instructor camera, Sympodium and push-to-talk presets on the student camera. Grove 006 is scheduled by the Media Services Department.
Grove 006 Manual
The Shippen 140 classroom is comprised of a Polycom VSX-8000 codec. The system includes: AMX Master Controller (touch screen), tracking camera w/ wireless microphone, four in-ceiling microphones Smart Cart w/ Sympodium monitor, Dell PC, DVD/VCR deck, document Camera, data projection w/ screen, two 50" Plasma Displays (1 front, 1 rear), MediaSite streaming video recording, and seating for 30. Videoconferencing training is available by appointment. To schedule the Videoconferencing room please contact the College of Education.
Shippen 140 Manual
The Shippen 401 classroom is comprised of a Polycom VSX-8000 codec. The system includes: AMX Master Controller (touch screen), front and back camera, wireless microphone, desktop 7 student click-to-talk microphones, Smart Cart w/ Sympodium monitor, Dell PC, DVD/VCR deck, document Camera, data projection w/ screen, two 50" Plasma Displays (1 front, 1 rear), MediaSite streaming video recording, and seating for approximately 20.To schedule this room, please contact the College of Business. Training is available by appointment.
The ID250 Sympodium displays the desktop image from your computer on its interactive surface. Faculy can write or edit notes over any computer application then save all your work to one file and distribute your notes by print, post your slides in Blackboard or e-mail your students after the session.
Grove 401 Manual
Videoconferencing Tips: Texas State Library
Tips for Video conferencing: Emory University
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