Stewart Library has three state of the
art electronic classrooms. These facilities, rooms 31, 59, and 138,
have been carefully designed to meet the
goals of the information literacy program and to reach out to
the wider learning community. The instructional setting duplicates
the equipment and technology that is available to library and Internet
users in the reference area, and provides students with the technologies
generally available on campus. The environment is designed to maximize
active learning using a wide variety of teaching methods. University
faculty and staff may request a session or schedule a classroom
anytime by using our online scheduling
The facilities provide
students with individual hands-on experience. The student stations
in rooms 31 and 138 have recessed monitors enhancing classroom communication.
Large screen projection is available from the teaching stations
in all three rooms. Teachers may use a PC in all three rooms and
a MAC in 31. The facilities enable the instructor to demonstrate
all the information systems available to the library's users. Large
bulletin boards, white boards, video, audio, cd players and ELMO
overhead projector are provided. Free laser printing is also available.
Computers are kept up to date by the Library Systems Team with
standard software and plug ins.
The instructional setting
also includes round tables seating 24-30 (rooms 31 and 138 only)
and is flexible enough to accommodate small group work and a variety
of other teaching methods and learning styles.