President Cowen's office has allocated $500,000 towards technology classrooms scheduled by the Registrar's Office. This half-million dollar commitment to technology in the classroom is unprecedented.
Typically, Technology Services is able to install or upgrade 3 to 5 classrooms annually, but this allotment will fund 15 new technology equipped rooms as well as significant upgrades to 20 existing technology classrooms.
Fourteen of the new 15 rooms have been completed already. Work will resume over the winter break, and all work on these new and upgraded classrooms will be completed in June. Improvements and new additions include:
This allocation of funds aligns with Tulane's strategic goals, and includes the creation of a new classroom technology support position.
Pictured above is Instructional Technologist Don Elbers, as he finishes programming one of the new technology classrooms completed during the fall 2012 semester.
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