Wired and Wireless Classrooms University of Oregon Libraries

Wired and Wireless Classrooms

The library has several classrooms designated as teaching laboratories, offering a technology-rich learning environment to promote the integration of technology and education.

All of these facilities are available for use by the university community, subject to each classroom's policy and availability.

Knight Library

  • Edmiston Classroom, 144 Knight Library
    17 (includes1 instructor station) Pentium desktop PCs running Windows XP; computer/video projector; overhead projector; traditional classroom layout (3 rows of desks, with center aisle); maximum capacity is 32 people (2/computer). UO Libraries instructional use only.
  • Second Floor Classroom, 267B Knight Library
    21(includes 1 instructor station) Dell SX270 PCs running Windows XP; computer/video projector; traditional classroom layout (5 rows of desks, with center aisle); maximum capacity is 20 people (1/computer).  Credit course instructional use has priority.
  • UO Steelcase LearnLab - Proctor 41 Classroom, 41 Knight Library
    While lecturing from the front of the classroom is still possible, instructors in the LearnLabs enjoy increased circulation and taking advantage of teaching space throughout the entire classroom. 48 seats are arranged by default in groups of six per group. Each seat features a whiteboard which can be hung on the wall, by the seat, or on top of the desk for privacy during assessment. Four projectors and screens, capable of displaying the same or different inputs, including laptop, document camera, VCR/DVD. Increased wireless capacity. 20 wireless laptop computers running Windows XP; 4 computer/video projectors; VCR, DVD player, digital document camera, interactive STAR panel; flexible classroom layout (lightweight, movable furniture); capacity is 48 people. Intended for classes engaged in collaborative activities using technology. Faculty and instrutors who successfully complete the Working Group on Active Teaching and Learning receive priority scheduling each term. Distance Education or teleconferencing equipment and support is available in this room. Contact Stacy DeHart or mediasvc@uoregon.edu for more information on these types of classes. (346-0766 or 346-3091). Special thanks to Steelcase, Inc. for their support.
  • UO Steelcase LearnLab - Proctor 42 Classroom, 42 Knight Library
    While lecturing from the front of the classroom is still possible, instructors in the LearnLabs enjoy increased circulation and taking advantage of teaching space throughout the entire classroom. 24 seats are arranged by default in groups of six per group. Each seat features a whiteboard which can be hung on the wall, by the seat, or on top of the desk for privacy during assessment. Two projectors and screens, capable of displaying the same or different inputs, including laptop, document camera, VCR/DVD. Increased wireless capacity. 10 wireless laptop computers running Windows XP; 2 computer/video projectors; VCR, DVD player, digital document camera, interactive STAR panel; flexible classroom layout (lightweight, portable furniture); capacity is 24 people. Intended for classes engaged collaborative activities using technology. Distance Education or teleconferencing equipment and support is available in this room. Contact Stacy DeHart or mediasvc@uoregon.edu for more information on these types of classes. (346-0766 or 346-3091). Special thanks to Steelcase, Inc. for their support.
  • Studio A, lower level, Knight Library Used for originating and receiving teleconferences, telecourses and videoconferences; programs can be sent to, or received from, satellite, Vyvx, Ed-Net 2 compressed video, or Picture-Tel; surround sound; five large monitors; two remote control cameras; Newtek Video toaster for sophisticated graphics and character generation; VCR; visualizer (an "overhead" for video); ethernet access to the Internet; phone and fax lines; scan convertor (converts computer output to NTSC video); traditional classroom layout (4 rows of tables, with center aisle); maximum capacity is 45 people. Contact Lynette Boone (346-1943) or Andy Kirkpatrick (346-1966) to inquire about or schedule this classroom.

Knight Library also has several study rooms that can be reserved for groups not requiring computers (or who can supply their own); these can accommodate anywhere form 4 to 24 people. Many offer ethernet and/or wireless access to the campus network. The Center for Media and Educational Technologies can provide audio, video, and projection equipment for instruction-related use of the group study rooms upon request. For more information or to reserve one of these rooms, please contact the Library Administration office, (541) 346-3056.

 

Science Library

Note: A cart with 20 laptops is shared between these two classrooms. Additional laptops may be reserved from the circulating collection if necessary. Tandberg videoconferencing equipment is available by request.

  • Room 22. Seats 15-20. Equipment includes projector, screen, document camera, laptop-sized tables, dvd player, whiteboards.
  • Room B90C-D. Seats 25-28. Equipment includes dual projector, screens, document camera, tables, dvd player, whiteboards, chalkboard. 

 

Created by jenkins on Jun 18, 2012 Last updated Jun 3, 2014