Last month when I told you about our new computer labs and classrooms with SMART Sync, I also mentioned that we offer a full software suite in some of these locations. This software package is currently available to classes scheduled in Derby Hall 029 and Hagerty Hall 186, but students who need access to the …Read more at the full article: Our Complete Software Suite for Computer Rich Classrooms and Digital Unions
Tag Archives: SMART
Many educators are already familiar with SMART products, such as the SMART Board and Sympodium, both of which allow for annotation over a connected computer’s desktop display. While these and other similar annotative technologies have become prevalent in classrooms across the country, SMART also offers a number of lesser known tools, like SMART Sync, which …Read more at the full article: SMART Sync
A large part of the planning that goes into updating classrooms and labs is assessing their current state. What’s working, what’s not, and what can we be doing better? In some cases, it’s not just the technology that needs to change. For most of the last decade, our labs were just rooms full of computers …Read more at the full article: Looking for a computer lab on campus?
So, they tell me that after attending the training I would be “certified SMART.” I am not entirely sure I have accomplished that, but I do feel a bit more intelligent because of it.
I attended SMART Notebook Certification Training in the Chicago office of SMART Technologies to learn more about the SMART Notebook software platform …Read more at the full article: Now They Tell Me I’m SMART (certified)
As a student, I’ve become used to the typical layout of a college classroom; this usually consists of a large chalkboard at the front of the room, with a drop-down white screen as a backing for the projector that is hung from the ceiling. There is a computer terminal hooked up to this projector, allowing …Read more at the full article: Using the LearnLab and its Wide Open Intellectual Spaces
The renovation of Thompson Library is not news. However, as part of the renovation, there are three new spaces available to the librarians for classes, training, and meetings that have a SMART Podium. Despite how easy the devices are to use: pick up a pen, select a color, and write, there was no training provided …Read more at the full article: SMART Librarians
Victoria Getis, Director of the Digital Union, demonstrated five easy tools instructors can integrate into their teaching on February 2, 2011. These tools have a demonstrated impact on instructor efficiency or student engagement and have strong support at Ohio State. If you are nervous about using technology in the …Read more at the full article: Five Easy Tools (02/02/2011)
Many centrally supported and departmentally owned classrooms on campus have a SMART Podium (formerly Sympodium) available at the lecturer’s station. In this Digital Union session, a demonstration of how easy it is to use the SMART Podium with your already prepared lectures was presented, and the next steps …Read more at the full article: SMART Tools for the Classroom (02/01/2011)
There are SMART Interactive White Boards or SMART Podiums in seven of the classroom pool classrooms. Many departmentally-owned rooms also have this technology. Learning Technology’s own Digital Union and experimental classroom, the Learning Collaboration Studio (LCS) both have SMART technology available for exploration. There are four large lecture halls that have a SMART Podium or …Read more at the full article: Teaching Teachers
The Digital Union is offering Tech Two-a-Days, a series of 10 hands-on workshops in a single week. Learn about technology tools for teaching, learning, and research at workshops on CarmenWiki, visual learning, providing feedback to students, clickers, SMART tools in the classroom, web design fundamentals, and more. These sessions will prepare participants to integrate tech …Read more at the full article: Tech Two-a-Day Workshops, September 13-17