Hybrid Teaching Technology

To address the need for remote learning during the '20-'21 academic year, some rooms have recieved upgrades. 

Types of Classrooms

There are two types of classroom configurations outfitted with technology for Hybrid teaching  via Zoom.

To find out the technology set-up in you classroom please search the Installed Classroom Equipment Guide.

The following technologies are available in classrooms.

Temporary Hybrid Lecterns

The following rooms have temporary lecterns: ESS 069, ESS 079; HAR 104, HAR 108, HAR 111, HAR 112, HAR 116; LIB E4310, LIB E4315, LIB E4320, LIB E4330, LIB N4072; Light Eng 152; PHY P113; PSY A 137, PSY A 144; SBS S218, SBS S228; STA 3216, STA 3220

  • Zoom capable
  • Toggle between 2 cameras
    1. Student facing camera
    2. Instructor facing camera
  • Built-in mics that capture both students and instructor from anywhere in the room
  • Full pan, tilt and zoom control via remotes available on request
  • Multitouch monitor with stylus that can act as a digital, writable surface

Permanent Installs

  • Zoom and Echo capable
  • Single, long-distance capture camera
    • No student facing camera
  • NO built-in mics.
    • Wireless instructor & student mic MUST be picked up from AV
  • One-touch camera presets to refocus on the lectern via touch panel
  • SMART Podium monitor with stylus that can act as a digital, writable surface

Good to Know:

Both types of classrooms have Windows computers available. Log in with you NetID and password. 

  • In "Temporary" lectern classrooms, you will not be able to plug in your own device to the system. Have your material accessible on a USB drive or on a cloud-based service.
  • While we suggest using the installed computer,  you may plug in your own device in "Permanent" lectern classrooms. You must bring your own cables and adapters. 

All rooms have digital annotation

  • Whiteboard and Blackboard capture via camera is never recommended

Temporary Lectern Overview

This hybrid learning station was designed to provide teaching faculty with all the tools to facilitate both in-person and online synchronous teaching. Classrooms with "Temporary Lecterns" are equipped with multiple cameras (instructor and student views), audio coverage of instructor and students, and dual monitors with interactive annotation features that can be shared into your Zoom session.

Best Practice and Tips

Get Trained

Schedule a training session to familiarize yourself with the equipment in the room.

Appointments for HSC can be made via

  1. service ticket at service.stonybrook.edu
  2. e-mail at classroomshsc@stonybrook.edu
  3.  phone at (631) 444-3230

Appointments for West Campus can be made via

  1. service ticket at service.stonybrook.edu
  2. e-mail at classrooms@stonybrook.edu
  3. phone at (631) 632-9400

A help guide and a video tutorial are also available to help you prepare.

Plan Ahead

We encourage you to leverage the extra time between classes to set up your classroom technology prior to class starting.

If you run into any difficulties, contact Classroom Technology Support immediately for troubleshooting assistance.

Health Science Center Learning Space Support Hotline: (631) 444- 3230

West Campus Learning Space Support Hotline: (631) 632-9400

Use Digital Annotation

To ensure all material can be seen in recordings, please use the digital annotation features provided for you.

For information on digital annotation software and tools available, please visit the Keep Teaching page.

Frequently Asked Questions

How is my classroom equipped?

You can check how your room is equipped on this Installed Classroom Equipment Guide spreadsheet.

The following classrooms have temporary lecterns places for the '21-'22 Academic Year: 

  • ESS 069, 079
  • HAR 104, 108, 111, 112, 116
  • LIB E4310, E4315, E4320, E4330, N4072
  • Light Eng 152
  • PHY P113
  • PSY A 137, A144
  • SBS S218, S228
  • STA 3216, 3220
Do you have written help guides?

Help Guide for all  Zoom enabled classrooms can be found here

Do you have a video tutorial?

A video tutorial for all Zoom enabled classrooms can be found here

How do I get in person training?

Appointments can be scheduled for an one-on-one training session by contacting Classroom Technology Support via phone or email, or by entering a service ticket.

For Help & Support Information

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Contact

Classroom Technology & Support Solutions West Campus

Classroom Technology & Support Solutions HSC

Classroom Technology & Support Solutions Frey Hall