Spark G45

Pullman | General University Classrooms | The Spark | Spark G45

Academic Outreach & Innovation does not provide cables or adapters. You must supply your own cables and adapters if you will be connecting any equipment in addition to the equipment provided in the classroom.

Classroom Photos

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Scheduling Information | Classroom Technical Assistance : ats.aoi@wsu.edu or 509-335-5044

Classroom Specifications

  • Classroom type: Flex Classroom with video conferencing
  • Seating type: Tables and chairs
  • Seats: 270
  • Assisted listening: Assisted listening devices are available for check out from AOI

  • 1 Classroom computer
  • 1 Touch panel (for classroom control)
  • 1 Annotation monitor (for interacting with classroom computer content)
  • 9 Video projector (for displaying 3 different sources of classroom content and/or video conferencing remote participants)
  • 1 Document camera
  • 4 Instructor/student camera (technician operated for video conferencing)
  • 1 Wireless presenter (for advancing slides)
  • 1 Wireless lavalier microphone (for instructor)
  • 1 AA battery charger (for wireless microphone batteries)
  • 1 Phone (in the operator’s booth)
  • 1 Assisted listening

  • 1 HDMI (for laptop, etc)
  • 1 Power outlet
  • 2 USB 2.0 (connected to classroom computer)
  • 1 VGA and 3.5mm audio (for laptop, etc)

Software

  • Adobe PDF Viewer
  • Chrome
  • Countdown Timer
  • Epic Pen (annotation software)
  • Firefox
  • Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Word
  • Panopto
  • Remote Desktop Client
  • VLC Media Player

Hardware

  • DVD player

  • Lecture capture software: Panopto
  • Will record:
    • Instructor microphone: Yes
    • Instructor video camera: No
    • Classroom computer desktop: Yes
    • Document camera: Yes
    • Laptop (HDMI and VGA/3.5mm): Yes

Teaching in G45

Transcript (pdf)

Hear Denise Yost, Kara Whitman, and Carol Kawula discuss how they are effectively using the 360-degree space and equipment to teach in the round.

Transcript (pdf)

This video features one of the many faculty-led workshops that train classroom users how to make the most of the technology available in the state-of the-art building. This event highlighted the unique Active Learning Hall (Spark G45) “teaching in the round” classroom. Acclaimed guest educator and theatre artist David Harlan taught how this environment differs from a traditional classroom. He shared methods and strategies for engaging the entire classroom.

For a list of upcoming faculty-led workshops, visit Learning Innovations Trainings and Workshops.