Technology in the Classroom

ITaP provides faculty and staff with the use of computer and network-based instructional applications in the classroom. Windows-based personal computers are available in these classroom locations.

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These PC's are configured like those found in ITaP instructional labs and require users to log in using a Purdue career account login and password. Network resources and many common software applications are available. From these workstations users may:

  • Use PowerPoint presentations
  • Demonstrate software
  • Access the internet
  • Use files from a USB drive
  • Access materials in your Purdue Career Account
  • Take attendance, give assessments, and get instant feedback with Hotseat or i>clicker

You may also bring in your own laptop computer. Computer projection is available from the instructional PC or from your own laptop.

To use a wired or wireless microphone, you must be in a TIC location with amplification.To request a personal mic for classrooms with audio amplification, please complete this form. If you have questions about using a mic in a classroom, please contact the classroom support team

Wacom pen-enabled monitors are installed in several rooms; see the TIC Locations page for details. Instructors must purchase their own pen; the Wacom Grip Pen is recommended.

Solstice Pod or Crestron AirMedia wireless display receivers are in several rooms, including every classroom in WALC. Please contact TLT Consulting with questions about using a wireless display in teaching.

Requests to schedule classes or events in these classrooms are processed through the Office of the Registrar.

For problems with computer and Audio/Visual equipment, contact the classroom support team at 49-44000 or itap@purdue.edu.

Standard TIC Computer Configuration

  • Dell 5060/5070 QuadCore computer
  • 16 GB RAM
  • 23" widescreen monitor
  • Gigabit network connection
  • USB Keyboard & Mouse

Standard TIC Software Configuration

Standard Software in all Labs and Computer Classrooms

Using the Classroom Technology

ITaP has compiled some tips for using the technology.