Classroom - General Technology Operation

The document is a guide to the general operation of classroom equipment.

General Operating Instructions for Classrooms

  • Technology operation in general access classrooms is relatively consistent, with a few variations. 
  • Departmental classrooms, labs, as well as teaching labs may have different configurations. 
  • For information about what technology is located in classrooms, please visit the UW Oshkosh Information Technology website.

Training

One-on-one training sessions are available; please contact the Information Technology Help Desk (helpdesk@uwosh.edu; 920-424-3020) to schedule a date and time. 

Classroom Technology Services can also be emailed directly regarding training or other classroom technology questions. Contact them at classroomtech@uwosh.edu

Classroom Technology Problems

If technology problems occur during a class session contact the Information Technology Help Desk (helpdesk@uwosh.edu; 920-424-3020) for assistance. Classroom Technology Services can also be emailed directly regarding technology problems at classroomtech@uwosh.edu. Contact information is available in every classroom. 

Sections included herein:

PDF Instructions for download are available here: 

Users' Guide - General Access Classrooms with Media Towers

A PDF version of these instructions is located here: General Access Classrooms

Main Power:
  • Turn on tower by pressing the main power switch on the Media Tower
    • This turns on all equipment within the tower including amplification/audio
    • When switch is on, it will illuminate or a light next to it will
    Projector:
    • Turn on the projector by pressing the projector button (indicated with image or text) and hold for 3-5 seconds
      • This process is also used when turning the projector off
    • The projector will automatically display the last input utilized select the desired input if different
    • Volume control for the projected media is controlled with the turn knob under the projector power button on the media tower
      • Audio will only work in the classroom if the main power is switched on
    • Turn projector off when finished
    Input Selection:
    • Most classrooms have the following input options:
      • Computer
      • Laptop
      • Document Camera
      • DVD/VHS/Blu-Ray*
    • Select the desired input to display through the projector or, if audio only, through the in-house speakers
      • Some classrooms have a cassette player input selection, if the cassette player is removed from the Media Tower for non-use it is not being replaced
    Computer Projection:
    1. Turn on the classroom computer if not already on
    2. On Media Tower select PC, Mac, or an image of a computer
    3. Audio controls through the can influence the in-house speakers
    • Classroom audio is controlled through the Media Tower though can also be adjusted through the computer
    • Main Power button must be on for audio to emit through in-house speakers
  • Restart the classroom computer when finished
  •  Laptop Projection: 
    1. On Media Tower select Laptop or image of a laptop
    • If using laptop, remember to bring any additional adaptors necessary for connecting the laptop to the projector
  • Connect laptop using VGA or HDMI connection in room, audio cable also available
    • Most connections are located underneath the chalk or white/marker board; some connections are attached to the equipment tower
    • Only AC N213, AC N231, Polk 019, Polk 020, Polk 022, and Clow Hall have HDMI connections available
    • If unsure how to extend or duplicate the display from the laptop to the projector consult the laptop's users' manual or this KnowledgeBase article
  • When finished, disconnected cable(s) and return to hook
  • DVD/VCR/Blu-Ray:
    1. On Media Tower select button with desired equipment
  • If necessary, press the open/close button to eject the disc tray, place media, and then close tray with the same button
  • Utilize the remote control to play, fast forward, or rewind media
  • Adjust volume utilizing the volume knob on the Media Tower
  • Remember to retrieve media once class or media is finished
  • Document Camera:
    1. Power switch on document camera must be switched on
    2. On the Media Tower, press button labeled Document Camera or an image of a document camera
    3. Adjust all document camera settings on the document camera
    4. When finished, turn off the document camera
    5. If a document camera is delivered to a classroom the laptop input selection must be selected
      When finished using classroom equipment, remember to turn off the projector. 

      A PDF version of these instructions are available here: General Access Classrooms

      Users' Guide - Lecture Halls with Media Towers and Touch Panel Displays

      Halsey Science Center 106

      A PDF version of these instructions is located here: Halsey Science Center 106 Instructions

      Starting the Session:
      1. The touch panel display is located on the lab table not teaching station. If black/blank touch any part of the screen to wake it up
      2. Select Begin to start session
      3. Press Left or Right to begin
        • Left and right references are when facing the class not facing the chalk boards
      1. Select On under power to turn on the projector
      2. Repeat to power other projector by going selecting VPs across the top of the touch panel
        Device Selection:
        • The Device Selection screen is native to the projector; if in the Left menu, the selected device will only appear on the left display
        • To switch between device selections, select VPs across the top to switch projector input
        Lighting:
        • Select Lights on the Device Selection Screen (also available on Left or Right screen)
        • Light options are: 
          • All On
          • Present (only chalkboard lights are on in this mode)
          • Video (back three rows of lights are dimmed in this mode)
          • C. Board (will toggle chalkboard lights on and off)
          • Off
          Audio:
          • Volume controls are for all devices in the classroom and are located on the Device Selection screen 
          • Adjust volume by pressing up or down arrows
          Computer Projection:
          1. Turn on computer if it is not already on
          2. Select Computer at Device Selection screen to display installed computer
            • Volume control can operate through the computer as well as in-house speakers
          Laptop Projection:
          If using laptop, remember to bring any additional adaptors necessary for connecting the laptop to the projector
            1. Connect laptop using VGA connection in teaching station
              • If unsure how to extend or duplicate the display from the laptop to the projector consult the laptop's users' manual or this KnowledgeBase article.
            1. Select Laptop at the Device Selection Screen to display connected laptop
            2. Press Prev on touch panel to return to the Device Selection screen when finished 
              DVD/VCR & Blu-Ray Projection:
              • Select DVD/VCR at Device Selection screen
              • Press DVD or VCR on next screen to specify media type on device
              • If necessary, press the open/close button to eject the disc tray, place media, and then close tray with the same button
              • Utilize touch panel display to play, fast forward, or rewind media
              • Select Prev to return to Device Selection screen
              • Select Blu-Ray player at Device Selection screen
              • Press the open/close button to eject the disc trap, place media, and then close tray with the same button
              • Utilize touch panel display to play, fast forward, or rewind media
              • Select Prev to return to Device Selection screen
              Document Camera Projection:
              1. Power switch on document camera must be switched on
              2. Select Doc Cam on the Device Selection screen to display document camera
                Microphone Options:
                • A hand-held microphone as well as a lapel microphone is available for use; each device must be powered on separately from classroom equipment
                • The microphone volume is controlled from the Device Selection screen in all menus except DVD/VCR
                Ending the Session:
                1. Press Home and End on touch panel to end session
                2. Touch panel will read: "You are about to shut down the system. Are you sure you want to do that?" Click yes.
                3. Remember to restart the classroom computer
                4. Take all personal items especially flash drives and any adaptors 
                  Please note: the touch panel display in this room is mobile. If it is removed from the charging dock during class time, please return it to the charging dock at the end of the session. 

                  A PDF version of these instructions is available here: Halsey Science Center 106 Instructions


                  Halsey Science Center 107 & 109

                  A PDF version of these instructions is available here: Halsey Science Center 107 & 109 Instructions

                  These two lecture halls are linked together because their functionality is identical. Each classroom is operated by touch panel display and has two (2) projectors. 

                  Starting the Session:
                  1. The touch panel display is now wired and located on the computer cart. If black/blank touch any part of the screen to wake it up.
                  2. The Sources screen will appear once the session begins.
                  3. Left and right references are when facing the class not facing the chalk boards
                    Projectors: 
                    1. Select Projector Power at the top of the touch panel display to turn on the projectors.
                    2. Each projector must be turned on separately
                    3. Select Sources to return to the source options
                    4. Once again, left and right references are when facing the class not facing the chalk boards
                      Screens:
                      • Screens will move down when a projector is powered on but can be raised or lowered as needed
                      • Screens will move up at the end of the session
                      • If the system was not shut down screens can be operated independently of the begin and end session options
                      • Select Go to Screens at the top of the screen to go to the screen submenu. 
                      • There is an option to move both screen together or separately. The up arrow moves the screens up down moves the screens down.
                      Lighting:
                      • To adjust lighting selecting Lights on the touch panel display; options are:
                        • On
                        • Off
                        • Video (only three (3) back rows on)
                        • Present (front lights off
                      • There are also chalkboard light options: 
                        • Left chalk board on
                        • Left chalk board off
                        • Right chalk board on
                        • Right chalk board off
                      Audio:
                      • Volume controls are for all devices in the classroom and are located on the Sources screen 
                      • Adjust volume by pressing up or down arrows above the Program Volume title
                        • Please note: when switching audio devices remember to stop playback. If played a VHS tape, as an example, the audio will continue until playback is paused/stopped. 
                      Computer Projection:
                      1. Turn on computer if it is not already on
                      2. Select PC at sources screen to display installed computer
                      3. Volume control can operate through the computer as through the touch panel display
                        Laptop Projection:
                        If using laptop, remember to bring any additional adaptors necessary for connecting the laptop to the projector
                        • Connect laptop using VGA connection attached to the Media Tower
                          • If unsure how to extend or duplicate the display from the laptop to the projector consult the laptop's users' manual or this KnowledgeBase article
                        • Select Laptop at the Selection Screen to display connected laptop
                        Blu-Ray Projection:
                        Blu-Ray players can play CDs, DVDs, and Blu-Ray discs. IT cannot guarantee playback of burned CDs and DVDs. Please verify functionality prior to using in class.
                        • Select Blu-Ray at Sources screen
                          • All Blu-Ray functions are through the touch panel display
                          • Except the open/close button which is on the physical player
                        • Select Blu-Ray player at Selection screen
                          • Press the open/close button to eject the disc trap, place media, and then close tray with the same button
                          • Utilize touch panel display to play, fast forward, or rewind media
                        DVD/VCR Projection:
                        The DVD player can play CDs and DVDs. IT cannot guarantee playback of burned CDs and DVDs. Please verify functionality prior to using in class.
                        • Select DVD/VCR at Sources screen
                          • All DVD/VCR functions are through the touch panel display
                          • Except the open/close or eject buttons which are on the physical player
                        Document Camera Projection:

                        • Power switch on document camera must be switched on
                        • Select Doc Cam on the Device Selection screen to display document camera
                        Microphone Options:
                        • Microphones are available for use; each device must be powered on separately from classroom equipment
                        • The microphone is located in the drawer of the Media Tower.
                        • Volume is controlled from the all Source screen
                        Ending the Session:
                        • Press Home and End Session on touch panel to end session
                        • A second prompt with appear that states:
                          • Warning: You are about to shut down the system. Are you sure?" 
                          • The options are Yes or No. Select the desired option. 
                        • There is a significant amount of time before the system can be turned on while the projectors cool down once the projectors are turned off. 
                        • The screen(s) will also go up once Yes is selected. 
                        • Remember to restart the classroom computer
                        • Take all personal items especially flash drives, multimedia, or any adaptors
                        A PDF version of these instructions is available here: Halsey Science Center 107 & 109 Instructions


                        Nursing Education 151 & 152

                        These two lecture halls are linked because the functionality is identical. Each classroom is operated by a touch panel display.

                        A PDF version of these instructions is available here: Nursing Education 151 & 152 Instructions

                        Starting the Session:
                        1. The touch panel is located on the computer cart. The screen will appear blank/black when idle, touch anywhere on the screen to wake it up. 
                        2. At the home screen select Begin Session
                        3. Screen will automatically lower once begin session is selected
                        4. At the source page, turn on the projector by selection On under the projector power text
                        5. Select which source to project, it will highlight gold when selected
                          • Options are:
                            • DVD/VCR
                            • Computer
                            • Document Camera
                            • Laptop
                        Light Controls:
                        • The light menu can be access in any menu by selecting the light bulb icon labelled Lights
                          • Presets are: 
                            • All On
                            • Present - front row lights are off
                            • Video - all lights off except back row
                            • Off
                        • Select Sources to return to Source Selection screen
                        Computer Projection:
                        • Turn on computer if not already on
                        • Select Computer on Sources screen
                          • Note: sometimes computer is highlighted gold but not projecting, select any other source, and then switch back to computer to get it to display properly
                        • Volume control can be manipulated through the computer as well as on the touch panel display
                        Laptop Projection:
                        If using laptop, remember to bring any additional adaptors necessary for connecting the laptop to the projector
                        • Connect laptop using VGA connection in teaching station
                          • If unsure how to extend or duplicate the display from the laptop to the projector consult the laptop's users' manual or this KnowledgeBase article.
                        • Select Laptop at the Sources screen to display connected laptop
                        DVD/VCR Projection:
                        1. Select DVD/VCR at Sources screen
                        2. If necessary, press the open/close button to eject the disc trap, place media, and then close tray with the same button
                        3. Utilize touch panel display to play, fast forward, or rewind media
                          Document Camera Projection:
                          1. Power switch on document camera must be switched on
                          2. Select Doc Cam on the Sources screen to display document camera
                            Microphone Options:
                            • Lavalier microphones are available for use; each device must be powered on separately from classroom equipment
                            • Volume control of the microphones is on the touch panel display labelled Mic Vol Up, Mic Vol Down, or Mic Mute
                            Ending the Session:
                            1. Press Home and End Session on touch panel to end session
                            2. Remember to restart the classroom computer
                            3. Take all personal items especially flash drives and any adaptors 
                              A PDF version of these instructions is available here: Nursing Education 151 & 152 Instructions


                              Users' Guide - Sage Hall Classrooms

                              Sage Hall Classrooms

                              A PDF version of these instructions is available here: Sage Hall Instructions

                              Starting the Session:
                              1. The touch panel is located on the teaching station
                              2. The screen will appear black/blank when idle; touch anywhere to wake it up
                              3. Press Start to turn on the system
                                One projector rooms:
                                1. Select On to turn on projector; prompt will state Busy Please Wait while projector warms up
                                2. Projector will display University of Wisconsin Oshkosh wordmark until an input selection is made
                                3. The input selected across the top of the touch panel will be projected unless Video Mute is selected in the projector menu
                                  Two projector rooms:
                                  • Select On to turn on projector(s); prompt will state Busy Please Wait while projector warms up
                                    • Projector 2: on the left facing the class
                                    • Projector 1: on the right facing the class
                                  • Projector will display University of Wisconsin Oshkosh wordmark until an input selection is made
                                  Choosing a source (two projector rooms only):
                                  • The top row of the touch panel features the source option. When selected each source will highlight orange
                                  • When within a submenu, two buttons appear in the bottom left corner that dictate what signal is sent to the projector
                                  • Any source can be projected from either projector. The same source can be sent to both screens.
                                    • Note: If an external VHS player is brought into a classroom, it can only project through one projector. All other sources can project through both projectors.
                                  Adjusting Volume:
                                  • Audio is controlled by the Room Volume menu at the bottom of the touch panel screen
                                    • Mic Volume options are only available in lecture halls (Sage Hall 1210, 1214,  & 1216)
                                    • The green microphone will turn red and mute the microphone when selected
                                  • Select Audio Source to open up the audio submenu
                                  • If Follow Projector 1 or Follow Projector 2 is selected whatever source is currently being projected at those sources will emit audio.
                                  • If audio is desired by a source not being sent to the projector, select the desired audio source
                                  Source Selections:
                                  • Desktop
                                    • Turn the computer on when entering the classroom as it is not powered by the touch panel display
                                    • Please restart the computer at the end of the session
                                  • Laptop
                                    • The laptop connection (VGA and audio) is available in the Cable Cubbie located on top of the teaching station
                                    • Remember to bring any additional adaptors necessary for connecting the laptop to the projector
                                  • Document Camera
                                    • Turn on the document camera as it is not powered on by the touch panel display
                                    • Two modes are available:
                                      • Win displays a condensed Windows OS; is can project MS Office files from a flash drive
                                      • Live displays the live camera image
                                        • The Win/Live button toggles between the two modes
                                  • Blu-Ray
                                    • The Blu-Ray player is located in the media tower underneath the teaching station
                                      • Can play DVDs, CDs, and Blu-Ray discs
                                  • Other Sources
                                    • Cable TV is not available in every room 
                                    • Composite and S-Video selections are for older format players
                                      • VHS Players are not available in Sage Hall but can be connected to the system utilizing the composite source
                                  Adjusting the lighting and shades:
                                  • When a session begins the lights and shades will change to accommodate projection (lights dim, shades close)
                                  • Common lighting choices are indicated by Presets 1 thru 4
                                  • Shade control can be changed beyond the initial projection choice
                                    • Selecting down, as an example, and then while shades are lowering selecting down again will stop the shades at their current level. This works for up as well.
                                  Shutting Down the System:
                                  1. Select System Power in the bottom right hand corner to power off the system
                                  2. A prompt will appear on the touch panel to display to verify this action. Selecting Shutdown will shut down all the equipment in the room except the computer.
                                  3. Please restart the computer at the end of the session. 
                                  4. Once Shutdown has been selected, the system cannot power on again until it has cooled down.
                                    A PDF version of these directions is located here: Sage Hall Instructions

                                    Sage Hall 1210 - Theater Mode

                                    Sage Hall 1210 has two modes:
                                    • Lecture Mode
                                      • Operates like all other classrooms in Sage Hall. Guide here.
                                    • Theater Mode
                                      • Lowers a 15' screen
                                    Beginning the session:
                                    1. The touch panel is located on the teaching station
                                    2. The screen will appear black/blank when idle; touch anywhere to wake it up
                                    3. Select Theater Mode 
                                      • While in Theater Mode only the Blu-Ray player in Sage Hall 1210 closet (1210A) can be displayed
                                        • Press the open/close button to eject the disc tray, place media, and then close tray with the same button
                                        • Utilize touch panel display to play, fast forward, or rewind media
                                    Shutting Down the System:
                                    1. Select System Power in the bottom right hand corner to power off the system
                                    2. A prompt will appear on the touch panel to display to verify this action. Selecting Shutdown will shut down all the equipment in the room
                                    3. Once Shutdown has been selected, the system cannot power on again until it has cooled down

                                      Users' Guide - General Access Classrooms with Minor Changes

                                      These are rooms that have minor changes from General Access Classrooms with Media Towers. Most functionality is the same as the guide for those rooms and will be linked accordingly.

                                      Arts and Communications Center S149

                                      Please refer to the General Access Classroom guide for basic operation instructions
                                      • There are two (2) projectors connected to one (1) computer and the images overlap if both projectors are on
                                        • The smaller/front projector displays over a chalkboard staff in the classroom
                                        • The larger/back projector projects a 12' image and must be powered on via remote (located on computer cart)
                                          • Only the computer connection can display through this projector
                                          • Audio is controlled through the Media Tower by pressing the selection labeled "iMac"
                                          • If image is not displayed, select RGB1 on remote control 
                                          • The motorized screen switch for the 12' image is located on the left of the chalkboard
                                          • If the large screen is lowered, the 7' screen for the smaller/front projector cannot be lowered
                                      • Please restart the computer and power off the projector at the end of the session

                                      Polk Library 017

                                      There is no Media Tower in this classroom and it therefore has limited functionality. The only technology in this classroom is: a computer, a short-throw lens projector, and an Eno interactive whiteboard.  

                                      • If needed, turn on classroom computer if not already on
                                      • Locate the projector remote, located on the computer cart, and press On
                                        • If the computer image does not display, select RGB1 on the projector remote
                                      • Audio is adjusted through the speakers mounted on the projector cart
                                        • Computer audio can influence the audio emitted through the speakers
                                      • The Eno interactive whiteboard software is installed on the classroom computer and can be utilized by anyone in the classroom
                                        • The board is used as a reflective surface for the projector, can be interacted with via stylus, and can be used as a white/marker board
                                      • Please restart the computer and power off the projector at the end of the session

                                      Polk Library 020 & 022

                                      Equipment in this classroom is operated by touch panel display. There are two (2) projectors in this classroom, one that projects in the front of the room and one that projects on the side wall onto a SMART Board. 

                                      A PDF version of these instructions is available here: Polk Library 020 & 022 Instructions
                                      • The touch panel is located on the computer cart. The screen will appear blank/black when idle, touch anywhere on the screen to wake it up. 
                                      • At the projector selection screen there are two options - select one to go to each submenu
                                        • Whiteboard projector
                                          • This is the SMART board projector that displays at the side of the classroom
                                          • The DVD/VHS Unit cannot project on this screen
                                        • Screen projector
                                          • This is the projector that displays to the front of the classroom
                                      • Turn the projector on in the menu by selection On in the lower left hand corner. 
                                      • To turn on the other projector press the Prev button and select the other projector to get to that projectors selection screen 
                                      • To switch to the other projector to see that projectors source options use the same method
                                      • All other sources operate the same as other general access classrooms
                                      • To shut down the system press Prev and select Shutdown on the touch panel
                                      • A second prompt will appear to verify this action select Yes to shut down the system
                                      • Both projectors will shut down at this screen, there is no need to shut them both down individually
                                      • Please restart the computer at the end of the session
                                      Note: This classroom has an HDMI connection for laptop use. 

                                      A PDF version of these instructions is available here: Polk Library 020 & 022 Instructions


                                      Swart Hall 303

                                      This classroom has two (2) hanging projectors and the technology in this classroom is operated by touch panel display. 

                                      A PDF version of these instructions is available here: Swart Hall 303 Instructions
                                      • The touch panel is located on the computer cart. When idle the screen will appear blank/black press anywhere on the touch panel to wake it up
                                      • Select Begin to begin the session
                                      • The projectors are labelled Left Projector and Right Projector and are accurate when facing the class
                                        • Please note: while both projectors can project, the right projector's image appears onto the teaching station and may be a physical hinderance to the person in the front of the room
                                      • Audio can be controlled through any source menu or on the Sources page
                                      • When volume is broadcasting, a green status bar will appear in the volume box, if no green status appears it is possible that the amplifier is not on, select the Home button on the top left, and select Begin again to restart the session.
                                        • This action will not power cycle the projector(s)
                                      • If audio is not broadcasting select the DVD/VHS source for either projector and turn up the volume in that menu and then switch back to the desired source and audio will work
                                      • All other sources operate the same as other general access classrooms
                                      • To shut down the system select the Home button and select End
                                      Please remember to restart the computer at the end of the session

                                      A PDF version of these instructions is available here: Swart Hall 303 Instructions


                                      Users' Guide - Active Learning Classrooms

                                      It is strongly encouraged that professors work with the Center of Excellence in Teaching and Learning to get the most out of the active learning classroom style. 

                                      Clow Hall has ten (10) active learning style classrooms and Polk Library has one (1). Polk Library active learning directions are listed below, Clow Hall active learning directions are here.

                                      Polk Library 019 

                                      A PDF of these directions is available here: Polk Library 019 Instructions

                                      This classroom is operated by touch panel display and has five (5) digital displays around the room.
                                      • The touch panel is located on the computer cart, press Start to begin
                                      • The touch panel will display the sources page, all the available inputs (or sources) is along the top of the screen
                                        • Available sources are:
                                          • Laptop - HDMI connection available
                                          • PC - desktop computer provided in classroom
                                          • DVD - Blu-Ray player; can play DVDs (VHS player not available for this classroom)
                                          • Doc Cam - collapsed in Media Tower in room - slides out
                                      • To turn on the digital displays in the classroom select On on the left hand since of the sources page
                                      • Any source selected across the top of the screen will be pushed to the five (5) digital displays in the classroom
                                      • To allow each table to have group work, select the Group Work button across the top of the touch panel
                                        • This selection will allow each group to work independently of one another
                                        • To force one group's work onto all of the digital displays, select that group's monitor and it will appear on all screens
                                      • Screens are arranged in descending order from the front right display
                                      • To return to sharing the instructor's station, select any input along the top of the touch panel display
                                      • To shut down the system select the button System Off in the lower left hand corner and then Power Down
                                      Please restart the computer at the end of the session

                                      A PDF version of these instructions is available here: Polk Library 019 Instructions


                                      PDF version of these instructions are available here: 
                                      Clow Hall has several style of classrooms. There are ten (10) active learning classrooms, two (2) lecture halls, two (2) large classrooms with two projectors, and ten (10) traditional classrooms. If you are unsure what style of classroom you are teaching in, please refer to the UW Oshkosh Information Technology website regarding Clow Hall classroom technology or contact classroomtech@uwosh.edu who will help you accordingly. 

                                      It is strongly encouraged that professors work with the Center of Excellence in Teaching and Learning to get the most out of the active learning classroom style.

                                      Beginning the session: 
                                      • The touch panel is located near the installed computer
                                      • When the touch panel is idle it will appear blank/black; touch the screen anywhere to activate it
                                      • Select Start to begin
                                        • All digital displays in the classroom will power on when start is pressed
                                          • Digital displays can be turned on or off individually on the screen. 
                                            • If the TV Power button is illuminated red, the digital display is off. 
                                            • If the TV Power button is illuminated green, the digital display is on. 
                                      Source selection:
                                      • Active learning classrooms can only have two (2) displays selected at any given time to display to the digital displays in the classroom. 
                                      • The two (2) selections currently chosen appear at the top of the touch panel display
                                        • To change what two (2) sources are selected, press Setup Instructor Station Inputs in the upper right hand side of the screen
                                        • Options are: 
                                          • Desktop
                                          • Blu-ray
                                          • Laptop
                                          • Document Camera
                                          • AirMedia
                                        • One device will have to be unselected in order to select a different input. 
                                        • To return to previous screen, select Return to Main Video Routing
                                      • To send a source to a digital display, select the desired source in the upper left hand corner and then select: 
                                        • Send to All to display the desired input on all of the displays
                                        • Or select the desired stations (Station 1, Station 2, etc.) to receive the desired input
                                          • The number of digital displays ranges from four (4) to six (6)
                                      • Each station can also display its local input. Select Stations to Local Input to allow students to connect to the digital displays
                                        • To have a local input appear on every display, select the desired station (e.g. Station 1) and select Send to All. To regain control of all stations, select the desired input across the top (e.g. Desktop) and select Send to All
                                      • If Blu Ray is selected as a desired input a second set of controls will appear in the top menu. 
                                        • All Blu Ray player functionality is through the touch panel including the open and closing of the tray.
                                      • If Doc Cam is selected all functionality is through the document camera itself
                                        • The document camera is collapsed inside the teaching station
                                        • Please return the document camera to its collapsed state at the end of use
                                      • If AirMedia is selected as a desired input a second set of controls will appear in the top menu
                                      AirMedia selection:
                                      • Mobile devices (laptops, tablets, phones) can project wirelessly utilizing Crestron AirMedia. An app is available for iOS and Android devices. For laptops, follow the directions on the digital displays. 
                                      • No image will appear on the digital displays until is has been released on the touch panel. As devices are connected, the names will appear on the touch panel. For a source to project, select the desired method (full screen, upper left, upper right, lower left, lower right) and continue through all users. 
                                      • It is encouraged that users have a working knowledge of AirMedia before using it in the classrooms to make the use of it seamless. HDMI and VGA connections are also available for laptop connectivity. Be sure to bring any adapters necessary if utilizing wired connections. 
                                      Audio
                                      • Audio controls are at the bottom of every screen
                                      • Select the up and down arrows to raise and lower the volume
                                      • The Audio On/Off button is utilized when muting the volume. The button will appear red when muted.
                                      • The Group Discussion button will activate white noise to make discussion at each station easier.
                                        • The audio will gradually turn on when initially selection and gradually turn off when selected again 
                                      Ending the session:
                                      • Select System Power in the lower right hand corner.
                                      • A second window will appear to finalize the process. 
                                        • Cancel will close the window and return to the previous screen
                                        • Shutdown will shutdown the system
                                      • In no selection is made, at the end of the countdown, the system will shut down
                                      • Please restart the computer at the end of the session
                                      A PDF of these instructions is available here: Clow Hall Active Learning Users' Guide



                                      These classrooms were combined because of their functionality similarities. Microphone options are only available in lecture halls. A PDF version of these directions is located here: Clow Hall Lecture Hall and Two Projector Classroom Users' Guide

                                      Beginning the session:
                                      • The touch panel is located on the height-adjustable desk
                                      • When the touch panel is idle it will appear blank/black; touch the screen anywhere to activate it
                                      • Select Start to begin
                                      • The projector screen will be first the prompt
                                        • On will turn the projector on
                                        • Off will turn the projector off
                                        • Show Image is used to mute the projector
                                          • When the button is red, the projected image is muted
                                      Device Selection:
                                      • Device selection options are across the top of the screen
                                      • Options are: 
                                        • Desktop
                                        • Laptop
                                        • Doc Camera
                                        • Blu-Ray
                                        • AirMedia
                                        • Camera (only available in the lecture halls)
                                      • To send an input selection to one or both of the projectors, select an input (e.g. Desktop) and select Send to Projector 1 or Send to Projector 2 on the right hand side of the touch panel
                                        • The projectors can project the same image or different images
                                      • All Blu-Ray player functionality is through the touch panel including the open and closing of the tray
                                      • All Doc Camera functionality is on the document camera itself (including power in the lecture halls)
                                      AirMedia selection:
                                      • Mobile devices (laptops, tablets, phones) can project wirelessly utilizing Crestron AirMedia. An app is available for iOS and Android devices. For laptops, follow the directions on the digital displays. 
                                      • No image will appear through the projector until is has been released on the touch panel. As devices are connected, the names will appear on the touch panel. For a source to project, select the desired method (full screen, upper left, upper right, lower left, lower right) and continue through all users. 
                                      • It is encouraged that users have a working knowledge of AirMedia before using it in the classrooms to make the use of it seamless. HDMI and VGA connections are also available for laptop connectivity. Be sure to bring any adapters necessary if utilizing wired connections. 
                                      Audio:
                                      • Audio controls are at the bottom of every screen
                                      • Select the up and down arrows to raise and lower the volume
                                      • The Audio On/Off button is utilized for muting the volume. The button will appear red when muted.
                                      • The audio source defaults to (Follow Projector 1). Select Audio Source to get other options.
                                        • Options are: 
                                          • Desktop
                                          • Laptop
                                          • Blu-ray
                                          • AirMedia
                                          • Follow Projector 1
                                          • Follow Projector 2
                                          • No Audio
                                      • Microphones are only available in lecture halls, to adjust microphone volume select Mic Control
                                        • Raise and lower the volume by pressing the up and down arrows
                                        • The microphone button will appear red when the microphone is muted
                                      Ending the session
                                      • Shut down the system by selecting System Power in the lower right hand corner. 
                                      • A second window will appear to finalize the process. 
                                        • Cancel will close the window and return to the previous secreen
                                        • Shutdown will shutdown the system
                                      • If no selection is made, at the end of the countdown, the system will shut down. 
                                      • Please restart the computer at the end of the session. 
                                      A PDF of these instructions is available here: Clow Hall Lecture Hall and Two Projector Classroom Users' Guide




                                      A PDF of these instructions is available here: Clow Hall Traditional Classroom Users' Guide

                                      Beginning the session:
                                      • The touch panel is located near the installed computer
                                      • When the touch panel is idle it will appear blank/black; touch the screen anywhere to activate it
                                      • Select Start to begin
                                      • The projector screen will be the first to show
                                        • On will turn the projector on
                                        • Off will turn the projector off
                                        • Show Image is used to mute the projector. When the button is red, the projected image is muted.
                                      Device Selection:
                                      • Device selections are across the top of the touch panel screen
                                      • Options are: 
                                        • Desktop
                                        • Laptop
                                        • AirMedia
                                        • Doc Camera
                                        • Blu-ray
                                      • Selecting any input option will send that signal to the projector
                                      • All Blu-ray controls are through the touch panel display including the opening and closing of the tray
                                      • All Doc Camera controls are on the document camera itself
                                        • The document camera is collapsed inside the teaching station
                                        • Please return the document camera to its collapsed state at the end of use
                                      AirMedia selection:
                                      • Mobile devices (laptops, tablets, phones) can project wirelessly utilizing Crestron AirMedia. An app is available for iOS and Android devices. For laptops, follow the directions on the digital displays. 
                                      • No image will appear through the projector until is has been released on the touch panel. As devices are connected, the names will appear on the touch panel. For a source to project, select the desired method (full screen, upper left, upper right, lower left, lower right) and continue through all users. 
                                      • It is encouraged that users have a working knowledge of AirMedia before using it in the classrooms to make the use of it seamless. HDMI and VGA connections are also available for laptop connectivity. Be sure to bring any adapters necessary if utilizing wired connections. 
                                      Audio:
                                      • All Room Volume controls are at the bottom of every screen
                                      • Microphones are only available in lecture halls
                                      • Select the up and down arrows to raise and lower the volume. 
                                        • The Audio On/Off button is utilized for muting the volume. The button will appear red when muted.
                                      • Audio will follow whatever selection is projected in the classroom
                                      Ending the session:
                                      • To shut down the system select System Power in the lower right hand corner
                                      • A second window will appear to finalize the process
                                        • Cancel will close the window and return to the previous screen
                                        • Shutdown will shutdown the system
                                      • If no selection is made, at the end of the countdown, the system will shut down
                                      • Please restart the computer at the end of the session
                                      A PDF version of these directions is available here: Clow Hall Traditional Classroom Users' Guide.



                                      If you need further assistance please contact the Information Technology Help Desk at 920-424-3020 or helpdesk@uwosh.edu




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