Teaching and Learning Spaces

Humphrey Hall Auditorium

  • Humphrey Hall Auditorium Instructor View

  • Humphrey Hall Auditorium Student View

Room Details

Room Details
Room Number Auditorium
Building Humphrey Hall
Stated Room Capacity 221
Room Type Large Lecture Hall
Room Code A
Characteristics of Room
Room Description
Seating Type Fixed
Desk/Table Type Fixed
Writing Surface for Students Tablet
Adjustable Lighting No
Zone Lighting Yes
Windows No
Blinds/Curtains N/A
Flooring Other
Power/Electrical Outlets No
Features for Teaching and Learning
Writing Surfaces
Whiteboard/s 1
Blackboard/s 1
Audio Visual
Data Projector 1
Location Mounted (Back)
Screens 1
Room Audio Yes
Speakers 6
Volume Control Yes
Microphone Lapel
Podium Yes
Computer in Podium Yes
Document Camera Yes
Overhead Projector Yes
Room Accessibility
Wheelchair Access to Room Yes
Accessible for Students Yes
Accessible for Instructor No
Wide Aisles Yes
Accessible Seating Yes
Accessible Areas Throughout Room No
Accessible Podium No
Adjustable Podium Height No

For more information visit Queen's Accessibility Hub

New Classroom Technology Connection Guide


Welcome to your new classroom!

Each classroom comes equipped with a touch panel. Note that the options you see on your touch panel may vary from one classroom to another.

Image of the start screen on the podium. It contains the Queen's logo as weel as 3 buttons that say start projector, lights, and screens

To project a screen from your device, click “Start projector.” Then:

  • Make sure your device is switched off before connecting it to the podium.
  • Select the type of device you are using. (Note that options may vary from one classroom to another).

Image of the screen once you have selected start projector. It has 4 sections. the first says record control, the second, select source, the thiurd, source volume and the fourth has buttons for lights and screens

  • These are the different types of connectors available in each classroom. If your device requires a special adapter to plug into one of these connectors, please bring it with you.

Image of 4 different cable connections: HDMI, mini display port, auxiliary audio cable and network cable 

  • From the top, we have the HDMI cable, the mini display port, an auxiliary audio cable, and the network cable. If your computer comes equipped with an ethernet port, we recommend use the network cable. Wireless connections are available if you don’t have an ethernet port.
  • Should your device require a power source, please use the power outlet located on the cable cubby. Please press firmly to open.

 Image of power outlet box which is resessed into the table. A person is pressing a button on the front to open it

This is an example of an HDMI port:

Close-up of HDMI port on the system

This is an example of a mini display port:

Close up of mini display port on system

Connecting the device

  • Plug the appropriate cable into the corresponding port on your device to connect to the projector.
  • Turn on your device after it has been plugged in to the podium.
  • Select the type of device you are using from the touch screen.
    • Note that other sources are available too, such as the document camera.

Person selecting laptop on screen that shows up onces start projection has been pressed

Using the Document Camera

  • To present using the document camera, on the touch panel, select “document camera”.
    • You will be taken to the document camera control panel. There are zoom and focus buttons for controlling the document camera.

 document camera control panel. There are zoom and focus buttons for controlling the document camera

  • Tap the zoom in or out buttons for fine adjustments.
  • Hold the zoom in or out button for continuous zoom.
  • Hit “close” to return to the “source” menu

Using Lecture Capture

  • To record a lecture - use a good quality USB stick formatted as FAT32 or NTFS and insert in correct port

 image shows a person holding up a USB stick besid a USB port

  • Wait for the green light to show that the USB stick has mounted correctly then press record
  • The record button goes solid red to indicate recording is in progress, and the green light flashes

Shows the physical stop, record and pause buttings with the record button highlighted in red and a green light indicating that you are recording

  • Press mark to create a chapter point
  • Press pause if there is something you do not want to record, the pause light will flash

Shows the physical stop, record and pause buttings with the record button highlighted in red and the pause button in white

  • Press record to resume recording
  • Press stop to end recording session. Wait for the green light to stop flashing before removing the USB stick
  • You can also record a lecture using the same buttons on the touch panel

Projection options screen is displayed with the recording button selected

Using the microphones

  • Microphones are available in the charging station on the podium.

Image of a mircophone sitting in a holder on a desk

  • Remove the microphone from the charging station and be sure to clip the microphone on correctly, onto the shirt in the middle of the chest. Ensure the microphone is switched on.
  • When you are finished with the microphone, please return it to the charger so the batteries remain charged for the next person to use the room.

Using the Catchbox microphone

  • The Catchbox microphone is used for students to participate in large lecture halls. It amplifies their voice so that it can be heard by the professor and by other students.
  • Simply twist the microphone out of the catch box and switch it on.

Person turning on the microphone from the catch box

  • Be sure to place the microphone back in the catch box correctly by aligned the triangles on each piece.

Person turning putting microphone back in catch box

  • When you are ready to use the Catchbox, toss it to the student.
  • When you are finished with the Catchbox, please remember to turn it off to conserve battery life.

Finishing up

  • Do not forget to turn off the projector when you have finished in the classroom.