Upper: Leslie Commerce - LC2ACapacity: 68
Centrally Bookable: Yes
Schedule for Wednesday 27 October 2021
How to use the equipment in this classroom »
- Adjusting the lighting
- Adjusting the lectern height
- Using the data projectors
- Adjusting the audio level
- Recording the lecture (optional)
- Packing up
- Getting help
- Related links
Use the light switches on the teaching wall to adjust the lighting as needed.
To adjust the lectern height as needed, hold down the Up or Down button on the left hand side of the lectern (above the left hand pull-out tray).
Projector positions are indicated as if you're facing the teaching wall.
Use the Screen Left and Screen Right dials near the light switches to set the screens at the required height.
Left projector: On the lectern Crestron control panel, press the top row POWER button to turn the projector on/off.
- Right projector: On the lectern Crestron control panel, press the bottom row POWER button to turn the projector on/off.
Note: Projectors take 1 minute to warm up before you can use them. If they've recently been switched off, wait a few minutes before switching them on.
Use the lectern Crestron control panel to select inputs for the left and right projectors:
|Left projector||Right projector|
The classroom PC is built into the lectern and is accessible by using the classroom PC control panel on the right hand side of the lectern. Press the Up button to open the screen. In case of emergency, press the X button to stop the movement. To access the keyboard and mouse, pull out the tray next to the built-in optical drive. When you're done, press the Down button to close the screen, and manually push the keyboard and mouse tray back into the lectern.
|Logging into the PC||Using a CD / DVD||Using a USB flash drive|
The classroom PC is already connected to the UCT network, which allows you to access the internet and your network drives (i.e. your F: and G: drives).
You can play CDs or DVDs using the classroom PC's built-in optical drive. The drive is located on the right hand side of the lectern - next to the keyboard
To access content from your own USB flash drive, plug your flash drive into the USB port on the right hand side of the lectern.
|Caution: Do not save any files onto the classroom PC because your data will be lost when the PC reboots. Save all files to your own USB flash drive.|
Note: Cables are located in the cable drawer within the right hand pull-out tray.
|Laptop||Internet / network access|
Connect the HDMI cable from your laptop HDMI port to the HDMI port on the right hand side of the lectern.
If the projection screen doesn't display your laptop screen output:
The document camera acts as a writing surface - similar to writing on an overhead projector slide. It can also project existing documents, images, and objects.
Caution: Do not write on the document camera surface. Please use overhead slides or paper instead.
- Open the document camera by pressing the Up button on the document camera control panel (on the left hand side of the lectern).
- Place your display item (document or object) on the document camera display surface.
- Adjust the document camera as required:
- To brighten your display item, press the light bulb button on the document camera control panel to turn the light on.
- To zoom in or out of your display item, use the Up or Down buttons on the document camera control panel. Press the relevant button once to move the document camera head. When the head reaches the required height, press the X button once.
- When you've finished using the document camera, switch the light off (if you've used it), then press the Down button to close the document camera.
Use the PC dial on the lectern to adjust the audio level of the classroom PC or the laptop / other device you have connected.
If you're teaching a timetabled undergraduate course or class, your lectures in this classroom will be recorded by default unless you opt out. You can self-manage your lecture recordings through your Vula site. For more information on the process, or instructions on how to opt out of the recordings, please visit http://www.cilt.uct.ac.za/cilt/lecture-recording.
For your lecture in this classroom:
- Any media projected through the classroom data projectors will be recorded. If you're using a blackboard or whiteboard, please keep within the camera's field of view. To see the field of view, scroll down to Room Capabilities and expand the Lecture Recording section.
- If your class is the last before Meridian or at the end of the day, turn off the data projectors. Also close the classroom PC screen, keyboard and mouse, and close the document camera.
- If you've used the classroom PC, log out by clicking the Start button > Log off.
- Remove all devices you've plugged into the lectern, such as your flash drive or laptop.
- Put the cables back into the cable drawer and close the cable drawer.
- Store the chalk and the chalk duster in the holder on the wall (i.e. not the lectern).
- Roll up the projector screens.
Note: Telephonic support hours: 7:30 AM to 6PM, Monday to Friday.
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or use the phone on the teaching wall to request immediate assistance:
- Pick up the handset.
- Select the relevant option from the list:
- Press 1 if you have an emergency
- Press 2 for classroom support (Classroom Support Services)
- Press 3 for maintenance issues (Properties & Services)
- Press 4 for Campus Protection Services
- To dial, press the checkmark symbol on the keypad.
- Hang up the phone to end the call.
Room CapabilitiesThe following equipment is available in this room. Click on one to reveal more information.
VGA & Audio Cable Combo– MGMA-6
Network Cable - CAT 6 Ethernet
HDMI Cable – ETH-6
Crown - XLI - 1500
Full Lectern DVD Drive
Polycom- IP 331
Keyboard and Mouse
Logitech - MK120 Combo
Full Standard Lectern
Standard Lectern Volume Controls
Standard Lectern Plug Points
Standard Lectern Input points
Standard Lectern Controls
DP Creston MPC-M5 Button Panel
Document Camera Controls
Single fixed camera
This venue has a single fixed camera.
Data projector output is recorded in this venue.
Wireless Access Point
Wired network point