UBIT Classroom Standards

VPCIO classroom technology specialists can provide guidance to IT leadership and staff, AV project planners and peer institutions who are looking to add or upgrade their classroom capabilities.

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Small Classroom (less than 50 seats)

Estimated cost: ~$45,000 (Add ~35% for outsourced labor)

Standard Technology includes:

  • UB teaching station with BYOD support
  • Windows OS computer with monitor, document camera, and touch panel
  • Video conferencing (camera/microphone/speakers) with assisted listening
  • Wireless presentation
  • Single projector or wall mount display

Large Classroom (50 - 100 seats)

Estimated cost: ~$55,000 (Add ~35% for outsourced labor)

  • All of the above Standard Technology PLUS:
  • Additional cameras and microphones
  • Panopto course recording hardware appliance and dedicated computer

Note: some large classrooms may require dual projection; add $5000

Lecture Hall (100 seats or more)

Estimated cost: ~$92,000 (Add ~35% for outsourced labor)

  • All of the above Standard Technology PLUS:
  • Additional cameras and microphones
  • Panopto course recording hardware appliance and dedicated computer
  • Larger and brighter projection/display/viewing area
  • Additional AV infrastructure (behind the scenes)

Active Learning (100 seats or less)

Estimated cost: ~$75,000-$125,000 (Add ~35% for outsourced labor)

  • All of the above Standard Technology PLUS:
  • Additional cameras and microphones
  • Panopto course recording hardware appliance and dedicated computer
  • Requires multiple projectors/displays
  • Additional AV infrastructure (behind the scenes)

Example active learning spaces/costs: Capen 240 ($75k), Clemens 120 ($125k)

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