Using Classroom Technology

This page outlines things you might find helpful to know about classroom technology at UD, whether you're teaching face-to-face, online, or in a blended mode to students participating both in-person and remotely simultaneously.

What Technology is Available in My Classroom?

Standard Classroom Software

An Introduction to Classroom Technology

Using Classroom Tech Accessories

Presentation Considerations: Video, Sound and More

Getting Help
 

What Technology is Available in My Classroom?

Classroom technology capabilities | Google Sheet
 

Standard Classroom Software

The following software is installed on standard classroom computers:

7-Zip Microsoft Office LTSC Professional plus 2021
Adobe Acrobat Pymol
CrowdStrike (management tool) Sphere 2
Google Chrome TI Smartview TI-84 Plus
Google Earth Pro VLC Player
IBM SPSS Statistics 28 VMWare Horizon Client
LANDESK (management tool) Wacom Tablet
Microsoft Edge Zoom

An Introduction to Classroom Technology

Hybrid / Blended Classroom Overview | video (4 min.)

Pre-Flight Checklist: Preparing Your Room Before Class | Google Doc

Teaching in a Blended Classroom Environment: Hardware, Podiums and Zoom | video (18 min.)

Using Classroom Tech Accessories

Webcam: Engaging remote participants with video and voice

Annotation Tablet: Writing on the virtual whiteboard

Document Camera: Displaying hard-copy documents

Presentation Considerations: Video, Sound and More

  • When you’re speaking, stay behind the podium for the best sound quality
  • Turn off the "Mirror my video" setting in Zoom | video (1 min.)
  • Make sure your webcam lens is uncovered (some cameras have a lens cover)
  • Many classroom webcams can swivel - use this to provide a few in-person students to remote attendees!
  • Choose readable colors for PowerPoint slide backgrounds and text - Simple Slide Tips
     

Getting Help

If you still have questions about using the technology available in your classroom, contact our IT Service Center or schedule a Classroom Technology Orientation appointment. 

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