Room 558 Schermerhorn is one of two electronic classrooms on the 500 level
of Schermerhorn. 558 Schermerhorn is a collaborative electronic classroom
with 15 student stations but can be shared by up to 30 students. There is
also one adjustable station providing access for the disabled. A high-speed
HP 8150 printer using the NINJa Printing System also resides in the room.
The instructor's equipment is enclosed in a stationary cabinet.
The classroom also serves as a computer lab when classes are not scheduled
for the room.
Instructor's Electronic Podium
The equipment available to the instructor includes a ceiling-mounted Eiki
Data projector which can accept RGB and video inputs. Video is displayed
on a screen at the front of the room. The podium contains the various electronic
resources available to the instructor. These include a PowerMac G5, a VCR, and
a DVD player (that doubles as a CD player). The Mac has a built-in CD-ROM
drive and an Ethernet network connection for digital presentations.
A room customized touch-panel controls the multimedia experience including
the audio visual equipment and the physical room environment (program volume).
Fifteen PowerMac G5s with 20" Apple Cinema displays are availbale for students.
Students can use the printer situated in the room or any other CUIT location
through the NINJa printing system. Student's desks are set up around the
periphery of the room. Large tables in the center of the room provide ample
space for demonstrations and class discussions. One student station has
a movable desktop to accommodate students with special access needs.
Equipment Available to Instructor
- Computer: Macintosh G5, OS X 10.4, DVD/CD-RW
- VCR: Multistandard
- DVD/CD Player
- Laptop: connection is supported in this room; use VGA cable in podium (please
use DHCP to configure laptop for a network connection)
- Projection: ceiling mounted Eiki Data projector
- Macintosh G5 OS X 10.4
- Sony 15" SDM-M58 Display
- Network: TCP/IP 1000BaseT Ethernet Network
- Projection: Eiki LC-X985 Projector
- Video: Sony SLVED818 Stereo Multistandard VCR
Sony DVPNS400D DVD/CD Player