University of California, Riverside

Multimedia Technologies

Classroom Technology

Classroom Technology

Empowering Educators through Advanced Classroom Resources

UCR has 87 general assignment classrooms that are state-of-the-art teaching facilities. Classroom Technology provides faculty with the multimedia tools for all their instructional needs -- Smart Classrooms are equipped with a standard array of presentation equipment.

The Classroom Technology Plan, a four-year commitment to classroom technology renewal and replacement, has been coordinated and implemented in direct support of instruction -- faculty no longer need to schedule equipment for delivery, usually finding what they need available in their classrooms.

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All general assignment classrooms have been upgraded with LCD projectors (XGA resolution; 4000 to 7000 lumens) DVD players, and SVHS players. The larger lecture halls have wireless microphone systems, PC computers and high-resolution document cameras.

Faculty response to this upgrade effort has been overwhelmingly positive. 95% of faculty found the available technology meeting their pedagogical needs. Faculty also expressed the following priorities for future Smart Classroom improvements:

  • Dual projection systems similar to that found in UNLH 1000
  • Single point of control similar to that found in UNLH 1000
  • Tiny-footprint computers (keyboards and monitors) allowing classroom access to the campus server (which would allow access to PowerPoint, Blackboard, streaming video, etc.)
  • Videoconferencing equipment

As funding permits, Classroom Technology will continue to upgrade presentation technology and provide better technical tools for faculty in the classroom.

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Computing & Communications

Multimedia Technologies
B221 Sproul Hall

Tel: (951) 827-3041
Fax: (951) 827-7282