The campus-based ideaSPOTs are lab locations where you will find your ideaSPOT staff, high-end Mac and Windows workstations with specialized graphics and video editing software, mobile devices, classroom technology such as Smartboards and clickers, and audio/visual equipment.
In the ideaSPOT, faculty can:
learn to use GPC services such as iCollege, Blackboard Collaborate, and EduBlogs
work with high-end Mac and Windows workstations
use specialized graphics and video editing software
practice with classroom technologies such as Smartboards/Sympodiums, Clickers, and mobile devices (e.g., iPads)
learn to use audio/visual equipment such as digital still cameras, digital video cameras, lighting kits, and audio recorders
consult with ideaSPOT staff to address instructional design issues related to student retention, student engagement, and student performance
consult with ideaSPOT staff to develop instructional content, materials, and strategies that are effective and engaging with and without technology such as recorded lectures, graphics, animation, websites, learning modules, and assessments
brainstorm instructional solutions with ideaSPOT staff
If you believe that technology could enhance your instruction or you have a question about how to use the technology tools available, make an appointment or stop by-- you are always welcome!