Prior to the Fall 2021 term, CAEN began installing capture cameras in College of Engineering classrooms specifically for recording what an instructor writes on the room’s whiteboard. These dedicated cameras provide better visibility for what is written on the whiteboard, as zooming in with the regular lecture capture instructor camera can make it unreadable.
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In order to address the need to pick up and record the audio from audience questions or responses, CAEN is installing static, room-wide audience microphones in most College of Engineering classrooms. These microphones are automatically fed through the room’s audio system, including the Lecture Capture Service and the Zoom Live Streaming PC, where Continue Reading »
The University will retire BlueJeans effective May 1, 2021. This date coincides with the end of Winter 2021 term, and the current BlueJeans contract period. For more information about this change in service, refer to the ITS BlueJeans Retirement Project page.
As alternatives to BlueJeans, CAEN recommends that faculty and staff begin using the Continue Reading »
In response to the need for faculty to stream and record their lectures for students learning remotely, the College has designated several classrooms as reservable self-service studios.
Instructors may schedule these rooms to stream their lectures via Zoom, while also taking advantage of the built-in CAEN Lecture Capture service:
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In response to the need for faculty to stream and record their lectures for students learning remotely during the pandemic, the College has designated several classrooms as reservable self-service studios. Instructors will be able to schedule these rooms to stream their lectures while also taking advantage of the built-in CAEN Lecture Capture service:
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In response to the need for social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the College of Engineering has provided some guidelines for maximum capacity when using Engineering classrooms and CAEN computer labs. These new capacity numbers will be enforced for regularly scheduled courses or other room reservations, and should be observed during open/drop-in hours Continue Reading »
Mobius* is a mobile-friendly, web-based portal that helps students, facility managers, faculty, and staff find the tools they need, and how to access the makerspaces that are available to them. Mobius is available to all members of the U-M community.
Designed by MIT, Mobius helps members of the Make Impact Consortium navigate the vast Continue Reading »
HTC VIVE Pro and HP Reverb extended reality headsets are now available for checkout at the Duderstadt Center reserve desk. The HTC VIVE Pro headsets can be connected to XR tower computers in the CAEN computer labs located in EECS 4440 and GFL 224. To reduce setup time, the HTC Vive Base Stations have been Continue Reading »
This Fall, CAEN will introduce Extended Reality (XR) tools for student, faculty and staff use. At the Duderstadt Center Visualization Lab, and other select classrooms and CAEN labs, XR capable hardware is being installed to allow exploration of the technology.
XR standards, software environments, and integration into courses are still emerging. Individual students and Continue Reading »
Movable furniture and other equipment can be configured for multiple uses in CAEN’s flexible learning spaces and classrooms. An advantage is having a room that is able to be used for lecture-style teaching, student group collaborative work, or a course discussion. Wall-mounted monitors and movable whiteboards in the rooms can also aid the student Continue Reading »