Teaching and Learning Spaces

Classroom Technology

Queen’s University supports over 130 centrally booked classroom spaces for academic, academic ad hoc and non academic bookings.  Classrooms come in a range of capacities and layouts, from large tiered lecture halls to small rooms with flexible furniture for group tutorials. Although each classroom has different features, this page outlines the standard audio/visual (A/V) technology for teaching and learning.

Sections:

Overview of Classroom Technology

Lecture Capture and Streaming

Using Teams/Zoom from a Classroom

New Teaching and Learning Technology in Biosciences 1102

 

Overview of Classroom Technology

Learn more about the new technology in classrooms with 60 or more student seats:

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Auditoriums and Large Lecture Halls

60 - 700 Student Seats

All classrooms with a capacity above 60 students are now equipped with the digital A/V technology for teaching and learning.

  • One or more digital projectors
  • Laptop connection (HDMI, micro HDMI, USB-C, display port, and mini display port)
  • Instructor lapel microphone (some rooms are also equipped with an additional handheld microphone or CatchBox microphone)
  • Document camera
  • Lecture capture system (with streaming capabilities) [link to ITS tutorial for lecture capture]
  • Fixed position camera
  • AirMedia wireless presentation

The 11 auditoriums on campus are also equipped with:

  • A desktop computer in the podium

The current auditoriums on campus are: Duncan McArthur AUD, Bioscience AUD (1101), Bioscience 1102, Chernoff AUD, Dunning AUD, Dupuis AUD, Ellis AUD, Etherington AUD, Humphrey AUD, Stirling AUD, Walter Light AUD

Active Learning and Flexible Classrooms

25 - 136 Student Seats

There are currently 16 active learning classrooms (ALCs) and flexible classroom spaces (FS) at Queen’s University. These are innovative teaching spaces with a variety of technology and furniture to support team-based and collaborative learning.

All ALC and FS rooms are equipped with the following A/V technology:

  • One or more digital projectors
  • Laptop connection (HDMI, micro HDMI, USB-C, display port, and mini display port)
  • All ALC-designed rooms also have a computer in the podium

Rooms with a capacity of 70 or above are also equipped with:

  • Instructor lapel microphone (and in some rooms a handheld microphone, or CatchBox microphone)
  • Document camera
  • Lecture capture system (with streaming capabilities) [link to ITS tutorial for lecture capture]
  • Fixed position camera 
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Small Classroom Spaces 

16 - 59 Student Seats

Most of our smaller classroom spaces have A/V technology, however a few seminar rooms are not yet equipped with any technology. The rooms with technology are generally equipped with the following:

  • One projector and screen
  • Analog connection (VGA) or digital laptop connection (HDMI, micro HDMI, USB-C, display port, and mini display port)

 

 

 

Lecture Capture and Streaming

Using Teams/Zoom from a Classroom

You might be interested in hosting a Teams or Zoom meeting right from your classroom. Learn how to connect to the classroom camera and microphone in the quick tutorial below.

New Teaching and Learning Technology in Biosciences 1102

Our aim is to standardize and simplify classroom A/V technology information and instructions on classroom technology, however we always suggest that you visit the specific classrooms for your course/event to familiarize yourself with the technology in the space.

Additional information about each classroom’s features for teaching and can be found by using the navigation menu at the top of the page and selecting the building on campus. Each building page will have detailed information on all central classrooms located within the building.