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Classroom Technologies at UMass Amherst

Computer Classrooms Multimedia Equipment Loan & Support i>clicker

Computer Classrooms

IT Computer Classrooms are teaching spaces for instructors using computer technology in their courses. This UMass Amherst community is welcome to use our Computer Classrooms when classes are not in session.

Multimedia Equipment Loan & Support

Academic Instructional Media Services (AIMS) provides equipment delivery, technical support, and consultation services for faculty and staff using classrooms and auditoriums on campus.

Audience Response System

Audience Response Systems (ARS) allow students to use hand-held devices, also known as "clickers,"  to answer questions or submit solutions to problems during class. IT supports the i>clicker system.


Video Conferencing  

Echo360 Lecture Capture

Echo360 lecture capture allows instructors to record course content in classrooms with Echo360 hardware, or on their desktop and/or laptop computers using Echo360 Personal Capture software. Students view recordings through their Moodle or Blackboard courses.

Video Conferencing

IT's video conferencing facilities allow real-time exchange of voice, video, and data with other facilities around the world.



Last Updated: Dec. 09, 2015