CSOM HyFlex Enabled Classroom Pilot

CSOM 2-215, Before

CSOM 2-215, Before

CSOM 2-213, Before

CSOM 2-213, Before

During the 2020/21 academic year,  the Carlson School of Management created a pilot in their department classroom to enable a variety of teaching modalities, providing HyFlex options to students to attend in-person, online, or review recordings. As a result of a partnership with OCM it will now be installed in additional general purpose classrooms (CSOM 1-123, 1-132, 2-213, and 2-215).

Here’s a summary of the improvements:

  • Microphones
    • Ceiling microphone to capture the entire room and provide audio feedback for automated camera tracking*
    • Lavalier microphone to isolate the speaker in the room (if-needed)
  • Multiple displays
    • A large screen at the back of the room to primarily show those online.
    • Four additional monitors in both the front (2) and back (2) to provide the right mix of shared content, current speaker, or those in the call.
    • Existing large display at the front of the room for main content presentation.
  • Cameras
    • *Instructor auto tracking camera system
    • *Student cameras with sound-based switching, providing a shot of those speaking without the need for a camera operator.
    • Markerboard cameras that can be toggled on/off with a single button.
    • Updated document camera
  • Updated control system
    • 10” touch panel
    • Zoom Room appliance**

**If the Zoom Room appliance is not enabled, available equipment in the room will be limited to the instructor camera, content monitors for presentation, and microphones.


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