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Technology Enhanced Classrooms

What instructional equipment can I expect to see in a standard technology enhanced classroom?
  • PC
  • Ceiling-mounted Projector
  • DVD/VHS Combon Player
  • Document Camera (in most classrooms but not all)
  • Extron Room Control Panel (for turning on the projector and switching between your devices)
  • Smartboard and/or Sympodium (in most classrooms but not all)
You can look at the complete list or call 254-968-1934 if you have any questions about a specific room.
How can I see the locations of technology enhanced classrooms?
Take a look at this list (classrooms and lab equipment and locations). If you have further questions, please call 254-968-1934.

Technology-Enhanced Classroom Training Videos

How do I use the equipment in a technology-enhanced classroom

We have started developing training videos for using our technology-enhanced classrooms.  As we develop more videos, the list below with grow based on common questions you have.

For additional training, you can contact Doug Hanna at 254-968-9307.

Open Access Computer Labs

What open access computer labs are available for my students to use?
Your best advice is to send your students to COBA 212 or Math 226. Have your students call 254-968-1934 for hours.
What hours are the Open Access Labs available for use?
Location Days Times
Fall & Spring
MATH 226 M-Th
F
07:30 AM - 7:30 PM
07:30 AM - 05:00 PM
COBA 212 M-Th
F
Sat
Sun
07:30 AM - 12:00 AM
07:30 AM - 05:00 PM
12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
  2:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Summer ONLY
MATH 226 M-F 07:30 AM - 5:00 PM
COBA 212

M-Th
F

07:30 AM - 7:00 PM
07:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Instructional Computer Labs

How can I reserve a computer lab for my class?

After the 12th class day, we can help you reserve an instructional lab. To reserve a lab for your class after the semester begins or for scheduling ad-hoc meetings, contact us at 254.968.1934. We book university labs on a first-come-first-serve basis, giving priority for academic use. Confirmation of the reservation will be provided by a notification from the AdAstra Schedule Request System. Plan ahead. Please notify your college tech when your needs include additional software or special needs.

Software and Operating System Upgrades

What software upgrades can we expect in 2013-2014
Software Upgrades
  • Adobe Creative Cloud Master Collection Windows & Mac
  • ArcGIS 10
  • Autodesk 2015
  • Autodesk Creative Solutions 2015
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2012
  • Microsoft Office 2013
  • Mathematica 8.1
  • Gerber Technologies Accumark 8.1.4 (WGYM 105, WGYM 165)
  • IBM SPSS 22
  • Microsoft Visio 2013
  • Microsoft Project 2013
  • Quickbooks 2014 Premiere

As always, we will continue to do our yearly upgrades for other common software like we have always done in the past, barring any funding problems.

Classroom and Lab Support Services - Helpdesk

Is there a central phone number I can call to get help while I'm in a technology enhanced classroom or computer lab?
Absolutely. Call 254-968-1934.
Who is my "College-Level Tech?"
College-Level Techs
College / Location Tech Phone Number
ITV & Room Design Karl Easterling 254-968-9059
COLFA (OAG & FA) Matthew Mills 254-968-9407
COE (Howell, Autry, Ag Off-campus) Will Smith 254-968-9943
COBA & HYEG & WGYM Robert Lewis 254-968-9874
COST  (Science, Nursing, Rec Sports, Athletics) Dewayne Harvey 254-968-0790
COST  (Math & ET) Jason Smith 254-968-9303
COST (Nursing Simulation Support) Landon Lamb 254-968-9502
Ft. Worth Metroplex Mark Davis 817-717-3325

Poster Printing

Where can I get a poster printed?
  • Dr. Pfau: Posters for Research Faculty and Student Presentations/Symposia Events ONLY – student’s class work is not included in the scope (Math 318)
  • CII: Posters for Instructional Use for Faculty & Internal Use ONLY
  • Student Activities: Posters and Promotional Materials for Student Organizations ONLY
  • STAPLES: Students, Departments, Offices, essentially everything except Posters for Research (Pfau) and Instruction (CII). Staples has an ONLINE PRINTING SERVICE that allows you to upload your poster file and select the store where you will pick it up. Costs are generally $8-$10.