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The results from 2014’s UBIT Student Experience Survey are in, and they paint a picture of the ever-evolving ways students use technology.
The next installments in the ongoing Digital Challenges series, scheduled for February 2015, will provide a glimpse into the future of classroom teaching and learning.
Trying to find out what technology is available in classrooms around campus? It's never been easier to find out.
Classroom recording has come a long way from viewing VHS tapes of recorded lectures. UB’s solution for lecture recording and playback, an application called Echo360, provides more options and a richer experience than was possible before.
Trouble logging in, or can’t connect to the network? It’s nothing the CIT Help Desk can’t fix.
How does UBIT test the newest technology before it goes into the classrooms? We took a tour of the Learning Spaces Research & Development classroom.
Trying last year's classroom combination code? Not so fast! For security purposes and also to accommodate new technology, combinations in all centrally scheduled technology classrooms were updated for the Fall 2014 semester.
Starting the Fall 2014 semester, faculty and students in certain UB classrooms will notice the additions of Apple TV media streaming devices. But this doesn’t mean it’s time to catch up on your NetFlix: they’re part of a teaching technology pilot project which allows some instructors to live stream course materials to classroom video displays over Wi-Fi.
“I don’t know if you’re aware of this, but the names of the states are printed around the crest of the Lincoln Memorial.”

As a part of the Realizing UB 2020 strategic plan, the Infrastructure Task Force plan is replacing outdated equipment with the Echo360 system.

You can’t fit your entire study group in your room, so where can you meet? Reserving a conveniently located collaborative learning space is only a few clicks away.
The use of interactive classroom response systems—or ‘clickers,’ as they’re commonly known—is a rising trend in higher education, and UB is no exception. But what do UB students think about them?

If you’ve been on UB’s campus for more than a few minutes, you’ve likely come across an informal learning space…without even knowing it.