Technology Classroom Overview

Technology Classroom Types

ITEC - Instructor Technology Classroom

Used for lecture-style teaching, some features include:

  • Instructor podium with either a Windows, Macintosh, or Linux computer (or combination)
  • Internet connection
  • Plug-in capability for an instructor-supplied laptop and USB devices
  • Remote/wireless mouse
  • Ceiling-mounted video/data projector
  • Microphone (in rooms seating more than 60)
  • Audio system for multimedia presentations
  • VHS and/or DVD unit
  • Audio/Video Switching System
  • Room lighting controls
  • Help phone

PTEC - Projector-only Technology Classroom

Used for lecture-style teaching and include:

  • Ceiling-mounted video/data projector
  • Plug-in capability for an instructor-supplied laptop
  • Audio system for multimedia presentations

STEC - Student Technology Classroom

Offer all features present in ITEC as well as:

  • Student computer stations with a Windows, Macintosh, or Linux computer
  • Some classrooms offer individual student stations, while others offer collaborative student stations

VTEC - Videoconferecing Technology Classroom

Offer all features present in ITEC as well as videoconferencing capabilities

Student Use of Technology Classrooms

See clc.its.psu.edu/classrooms/faq

Classroom Software

Last Updated December 2, 2014