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Tufts University has recently received four new Portable Videoconferencing units. These units are the size of a small suitcase and will allow you to set up a videoconference easily in any location that has access to the Tufts wired network. Currently there are two units on the Medford Campus and one unit each on the [...]
The HHSL Library has two computer labs available for instructional classes by faculty, staff and Tufts Medical Center employees. The Computer Labs are available for use by students and staff when there are not classes. For more information on the Computer labs, please visit the Computer Labs and Resources page the Hirsh Health Sciences Library.
The Hirsh Health Sciences Library provides laptop computers equipped with wireless ethernet cards for loan to eligible borrowers for use within the library. The laptops are configured with Microsoft Office and Firefox. Users can use the laptops to access the internet For more information on eligibility and policies, please visit the Wireless Laptop Checkout page [...]
University Information Technology (UIT) has created and posted a number of tipsheets on the following topics: Communication Tools Office 2010 Office 2011 for Mac Web Network Storage UIT Change Control Remote Collaboration Tools Other In order to access these tip sheets, please go to http://training.uit.tufts.edu/tips.asp
Online journals are hosted by the Hirsh Health Sciences Library and can be accessed at http://www.library.tufts.edu/hsl/resources/ejalpha.html. Your Tufts username and password or library login ID will be required to access most online journals, as access is restricted to most of these resources.
A suite of communication and collaboration software that includes wikis (Confluence), blogs (wordPress and moveableType), maps, mediaMarkup, podcasts, webConferencing (Adobe Connect), and forums. https://spark.uit.tufts.edu
Tuft School of Medicine owns the iClicker system that allows the audience to respond to surveys in real-time during a presentation. This service is supported by Educational Media and detailed information can be found at http://go.tufts.edu/clicker. iClicker is installed in the following locations: Behrakis Auditorium within the Jaharis Building Posner Hall Auditorium Dublois Auditorium within [...]
Provided by Educational Media http://tufts-emc.org/
EMC has Live Web Streaming capabilities in Windows Media, Silverlight and Adobe Flash formats. Perhaps you have seen us at Tufts Commencement or viewed the Tufts Commencement live in the past. We have been developing and extending this service over the past couple of years to include lecture room overflow, live streaming of symposiums and [...]
Provided by Educational Media http://tufts-emc.org/pages/services.php
Provided by Educational Media http://tufts-emc.org/ Video conferencing is available in the following rooms Sackler 802, Behrakis, Jaharis 118, Jaharis 272, and two mobile carts within the Sackler Building. Future installations include Jaharis 508, M+V 105, Sackler 114, Perry Conference Room
Provided by Educational Media http://tufts-emc.org/
Provided by Educational Media http://tufts-emc.org
Educational Media provides support for IT in the classroom. Tufts University School of Medicine has implemented technologies in the classroom, such as podium computers, lecture capture, video conferencing, classroom response systems.
The Tufts University School of Medicine Clinical Skills and Medical Simulation Center is a recently renovated 9,000 square-foot training facility located at 35 Kneeland Street on the Boston campus. The center consists of a 50-person classroom, 12 patient exam rooms, three simulation rooms, four conference rooms, three observation/monitoring rooms, a lounge for standardized patients, and [...]
Dean Evans Resource Reservation system is currently being implemented as a joint collaboration between HHSL and OIT. The system will primarily be used by the Office of Educational Affairs to assist with classroom reservations.
The Echo360 lecture capture system includes components that allow the automation of capturing, packaging, publishing, and distributing recorded content. The Echo360 system generates a variety of file-types for playback on the web or on mobile devices. Format types include a full rich-media capture (Flash version), a podcast version (audio-only .mp3 file), and a VODcast, which [...]
Tufts provides desktop videoconferencing through a software product named Cisco Jabber Video for Telepresence. To find out more information regarding accounts and software availability, please follow the link below. http://uit.tufts.edu/?pid=761&c=495
Sakai is a open−source learning management system that replaced Blackboard in Fall 2011 for undergraduate students. It is the university platform for teaching, learning and collaboration and Tufts staff, faculty and students are engaged in the Sakai community.