TEAL - Technology Enabled Active Learning

image of the TEAL roomWith generous donations received from Mr. Samuel L. Lord, the Department of Physics and Astronomy unveiled a Technology-Enabled Active-Learning (TEAL) classroom on January 6, 2016, in honor of his brother Mr. Nathan Macauley Lord. Designed as a classroom for engaged learning, this classroom has all the features of a flipped classroom and more, namely, integrating the lab experience with lectures and facilitating chat room discussions, remote tutoring, etc. The hardware installed in the room includes 18 Mac minis, two smart projectors, two video cameras, two TV screens, and a central content capturing and sharing system that shares video signals to/from several devices. Photographs from the dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony can be found at: