Tag Archives: Classroom Technology

All instructor stations now boast touch screen technology

This fall, all classrooms with a computer at the instructor station will have a monitor with touchscreen functionality.  This feature will allow faculty to annotate directly on the slides being presented and write free form on the monitor during presentation and, if needed, to be recorded. There is software installed on the classroom computers that […]

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Shillman Classroom Updates

In an ongoing effort to improve the classroom experience at Northeastern, Information Technology Services updated several classrooms in Shillman Hall during spring break. A total of 13 classrooms in Shillman were renovated to bring them up to our new standard classroom setup.  Updates included installing all new audiovisual equipment, replacing existing older desks with the […]

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Upcoming Storage and Shared Drive Improvements

In the coming months, Information Technology Services will be moving Northeastern’s existing storage infrastructure to a new platform. This upgrade in technology brings a wide range of benefits to the University, including streamlined infrastructure management and improved performance and data storage to support our growing environment. Future improvements to this infrastructure will be easier as the […]

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Tegrity Expansion

Information Technology Services is pleased to announce the University-wide expansion of the Tegrity Lecture Capture service.  Tegrity was originally implemented at NU to help Athletes achieve their academic goals while participating in sports, especially those sports that required travel.  As word spread about Tegrity’s value to teaching and learning, the requests for this service from […]

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Retirement of Classroom Lab Computer Accounts

In an effort to increase information security across campus, Information Technology Services has made changes to how classroom and lab computers are accessed. Beginning this semester, you will be required to use your individual Northeastern faculty/staff or student username and password to log into classroom or lab computers. Existing classroom and lab accounts will be […]

Posted in 2012 January Academic Update | Also tagged | Comments closed

Turning Technologies Clicker Upgrade

Turning Technologies has released an upgrade to the TurningPoint (clicker) software. This is a great improvement and quite different from Northeastern’s current student clicker offering. Information Technology Services will have this available for the start of the spring semester when the new software will be deployed to computers in the classrooms. The TurningPoint software can […]

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