Classroom Equipment Usage

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A. Seminar Rooms


Teaching Space with a computer/projector on a cart

These are the steps to use the equipment in the most basic room setup - a computer on a cart with a projector.

  1. Turn on the computer (just as you would in your office or home) and wait for it to come to the login screen
  2. Once the computer is on (as per the previous step), log into the computer with your Passport York username and password (all instructors would have their Passport York login information and this is also a security measure to make sure only instructors can use the equipment however the previous login (username: itc | password: York5065) is still available for use until further notice)
  3. If there is a screen in the room that you can reach, pull down the screen by hand. If it is a powered screen, use the switch to pull down the screen.
  4. Turn on the projector/display in the room by pressing the power button, or by using the remote control (attached to the computer cart)
    • Wait for it to warm up which may take about 180 seconds or less
  5. You are now able to teach the class with the projector/display showing what's on the monitor
  6. At the end of the class, turn off the projector/display by using the remote control and pressing the standby button and confirm by pressing it again, and don't forget to log out of the computer (because you logged in with your own Passport York username and password)

Please see the corresponding videos for the instructions above:

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eg. 2

 


Teaching Space with TV Display and equipment rack

These are the steps to use a room with TV Display and equipment rack.

        1. Go to the Crestron touch screen and unlock the system
          • If the screen is dark, this means it is asleep, touch the screen to wake it up
          • On the Crestron touch screen, put in 5 0 6 5 and followed by Enter
        2. At this point, turn on the projector/display via the touch screen by pressing the projector key
          • The projector/display will now start the warm up cycle (normally be less than 180 seconds)
          • If there is a second projector, turn on the second projector the same way
        3. Open the drawer (that would be normally locked until you put in 5 0 6 5) and take out any necessary equipment for teaching/instructing
          • Wireless keyboard, lapel mic, etc.
            • Turn on the Lapel Mic (power button found on the unit) - from the Crestron touch screen, adjust the sound level/volume as necessary
        4. Turn on the computer (just as you would in your office or home) and wait for it to come to the login screen
          • Turn on any other equipment that may be used for teaching
            • Turn on the Document Camera by pressing the main power button on the unit
            • Turn on the VCR, DVD, etc. as you would at home by pressing the main power button on the unit (or using the remote control if available)
        5. Once the computer is on (as per the previous step), log into the computer with your Passport York username and password (all instructors would have their Passport York login information and this is also a security measure to make sure only instructors can use the equipment however the previous login (username: itc | password: York5065) is still available for use until further notice)
        6. Assign the equipment to the projector/display system
          • For the PC, on the touch screen, press PC, and then Projector to assign the PC to the projector/display
            • If there is a second PC screen, press that PC button, and then the other Projector button to assign the second PC screen to that other projector/display
          • For the Document Camera, on the touch screen, press Doc Cam, and then Projector to assign the Doc Cam to the projector/display
          • For the VCR, DVD, etc., on the touch screen, press DVD (or VCR, etc.), and then Projector to assign the equipment to the projector/display system
        7. If there is a screen in the room that you can reach, pull down the screen by hand. If it is a powered screen, use the switch to pull down the screen. If there is no switch, on the touch screen, press the Screen button to bring down the screen
        8. You are now able to teach the class with the projector/display showing what's on the monitor
        9. At the end of the class, put away the equipment, turn off the projector/display by using the remote control and pressing the standby button and confirm by pressing it again, and don't forget to log out of the computer (because you logged in with your own Passport York username and password)

Please see the corresponding video for the instructions above:

eg. 1

 

eg. 2

 



B. Classrooms


Teaching Space with a computer/projector on a cart

These are the steps to use the equipment in the most basic room setup - a computer on a cart with a projector.

      1. Turn on the computer (just as you would in your office or home) and wait for it to come to the login screen
      2. Once the computer is on (as per the previous step), log into the computer with your Passport York username and password (all instructors would have their Passport York login information and this is also a security measure to make sure only instructors can use the equipment however the previous login (username: itc | password: York5065) is still available for use until further notice)
      3. If there is a screen in the room that you can reach, pull down the screen by hand. If it is a powered screen, use the switch to pull down the screen.
      4. Turn on the projector/display in the room by pressing the power button, or by using the remote control (attached to the computer cart)
        • Wait for it to warm up which may take about 180 seconds or less
      5. You are now able to teach the class with the projector/display showing what's on the monitor
      6. At the end of the class, turn off the projector/display by using the remote control and pressing the standby button and confirm by pressing it again, and don't forget to log out of the computer (because you logged in with your own Passport York username and password)

Please see the corresponding videos for the instructions above:

eg. 1

 

eg. 2

 


Teaching Space with TV Display and equipment rack

These are the steps to use a room with TV Display and equipment rack.

        1. Go to the Crestron touch screen and unlock the system
          • If the screen is dark, this means it is asleep, touch the screen to wake it up
          • On the Crestron touch screen, put in 5 0 6 5 and followed by Enter
        2. At this point, turn on the projector/display via the touch screen by pressing the projector key
          • The projector/display will now start the warm up cycle (normally be less than 180 seconds)
          • If there is a second projector, turn on the second projector the same way
        3. Open the drawer (that would be normally locked until you put in 5 0 6 5) and take out any necessary equipment for teaching/instructing
          • Wireless keyboard, lapel mic, etc.
            • Turn on the Lapel Mic (power button found on the unit) - from the Crestron touch screen, adjust the sound level/volume as necessary
        4. Turn on the computer (just as you would in your office or home) and wait for it to come to the login screen
          • Turn on any other equipment that may be used for teaching
            • Turn on the Document Camera by pressing the main power button on the unit
            • Turn on the VCR, DVD, etc. as you would at home by pressing the main power button on the unit (or using the remote control if available)
        5. Once the computer is on (as per the previous step), log into the computer with your Passport York username and password (all instructors would have their Passport York login information and this is also a security measure to make sure only instructors can use the equipment however the previous login (username: itc | password: York5065) is still available for use until further notice)
        6. Assign the equipment to the projector/display system
          • For the PC, on the touch screen, press PC, and then Projector to assign the PC to the projector/display
            • If there is a second PC screen, press that PC button, and then the other Projector button to assign the second PC screen to that other projector/display
          • For the Document Camera, on the touch screen, press Doc Cam, and then Projector to assign the Doc Cam to the projector/display
          • For the VCR, DVD, etc., on the touch screen, press DVD (or VCR, etc.), and then Projector to assign the equipment to the projector/display system
        7. If there is a screen in the room that you can reach, pull down the screen by hand. If it is a powered screen, use the switch to pull down the screen. If there is no switch, on the touch screen, press the Screen button to bring down the screen
        8. You are now able to teach the class with the projector/display showing what's on the monitor
        9. At the end of the class, put away the equipment, turn off the projector/display by using the remote control and pressing the standby button and confirm by pressing it again, and don't forget to log out of the computer (because you logged in with your own Passport York username and password)

Please see the corresponding video for the instructions above:

eg. 1

 

eg. 2

 



Teaching Space with a computer/projector and equipment rack at the side of the room

These are the steps to use a room with the equipment rack at the side of the room.

        1. Go to the Crestron touch screen and unlock the system
          • If the screen is dark, this means it is asleep, touch the screen to wake it up
          • On the Crestron touch screen, put in 5 0 6 5 and followed by Enter
        2. At this point, turn on the projector/display via the touch screen by pressing the projector key
          • The projector/display will now start the warm up cycle (normally be less than 180 seconds)
          • If there is a second projector, turn on the second projector the same way
        3. Open the drawer (that would be normally locked until you put in 5 0 6 5) and take out any necessary equipment for teaching/instructing
          • Wireless keyboard, lapel mic, etc.
            • Turn on the Lapel Mic (power button found on the unit) - from the Crestron touch screen, adjust the sound level/volume as necessary
        4. Turn on the computer (just as you would in your office or home) and wait for it to come to the login screen
          • Turn on any other equipment that may be used for teaching
            • Turn on the Document Camera by pressing the main power button on the unit
            • Turn on the VCR, DVD, etc. as you would at home by pressing the main power button on the unit (or using the remote control if available)
        5. Once the computer is on (as per the previous step), log into the computer with your Passport York username and password (all instructors would have their Passport York login information and this is also a security measure to make sure only instructors can use the equipment however the previous login (username: itc | password: York5065) is still available for use until further notice)
        6. Assign the equipment to the projector/display system
          • For the PC, on the touch screen, press PC, and then Projector to assign the PC to the projector/display
            • If there is a second PC screen, press that PC button, and then the other Projector button to assign the second PC screen to that other projector/display
          • For the Document Camera, on the touch screen, press Doc Cam, and then Projector to assign the Doc Cam to the projector/display
          • For the VCR, DVD, etc., on the touch screen, press DVD (or VCR, etc.), and then Projector to assign the equipment to the projector/display system
        7. If there is a screen in the room that you can reach, pull down the screen by hand. If it is a powered screen, use the switch to pull down the screen. If there is no switch, on the touch screen, press the Screen button to bring down the screen
        8. You are now able to teach the class with the projector/display showing what's on the monitor
        9. At the end of the class, put away the equipment, turn off the projector/display by using the remote control and pressing the standby button and confirm by pressing it again, and don't forget to log out of the computer (because you logged in with your own Passport York username and password)

Please see the corresponding video for the instructions above:

eg. 1

 


C. Lecture Halls


Teaching Space with a computer/projector and equipment in a wall cabinet

These are the steps to use a room with the equipment in a wall cabinet.

          1. Go to the Crestron touch screen and unlock the system
            • If the screen is dark, this means it is asleep, touch the screen to wake it up
            • On the Crestron touch screen, put in 5 0 6 5 and followed by Enter
          2. At this point, turn on the projector/display via the touch screen by pressing the projector key
            • The projector/display will now start the warm up cycle (normally be less than 180 seconds)
            • If there is a second projector, turn on the second projector the same way
          3. Open the cabinet and then the drawer (that would be normally locked until you put in 5 0 6 5) and take out any necessary equipment for teaching/instructing
            • Wireless keyboard, lapel mic, etc.
              • Turn on the Lapel Mic (power button found on the unit) - from the Crestron touch screen, adjust the sound level/volume as necessary
          4. Turn on the computer (just as you would in your office or home) and wait for it to come to the login screen
            • Turn on any other equipment that may be used for teaching
              • Turn on the Document Camera by pressing the main power button on the unit
              • Turn on the VCR, DVD, etc. as you would at home by pressing the main power button on the unit (or using the remote control if available) as you would at home
          5. Once the computer is on (as per the previous step), log into the computer with your Passport York username and password (all instructors would have their Passport York login information and this is also a security measure to make sure only instructors can use the equipment however the previous login (username: itc | password: York5065) is still available for use until further notice)
          6. Assign the equipment to the projector/display system
            • For the PC, on the touch screen, press PC, and then Projector to assign the PC to the projector/display
              • If there is a second PC screen, press that PC button, and then the other Projector button to assign the second PC screen to that other projector/display
            • For the Document Camera, on the touch screen, press Doc Cam, and then Projector to assign the Doc Cam to the projector/display
            • For the VCR, DVD, etc., on the touch screen, press DVD (or VCR, etc.), and then Projector to assign the equipment to the projector/display system
          7. If there is a screen in the room that you can reach, pull down the screen by hand. If it is a powered screen, use the switch to pull down the screen. If there is no switch, on the touch screen, press the Screen button to bring down the screen
          8. You are now able to teach the class with the projector/display showing what's on the monitor
          9. At the end of the class, put away the equipment, turn off the projector/display by using the remote control and pressing the standby button and confirm by pressing it again, and don't forget to log out of the computer (because you logged in with your own Passport York username and password)

Please see the corresponding video for the instructions above:


Teaching Space with a computer/projector and equipment at the podium

These are the steps to use a room with the equipment cabinet at the podium

          1. Go to the Crestron touch screen and unlock the system
            • If the screen is dark, this means it is asleep, touch the screen to wake it up
            • On the Crestron touch screen, put in 5 0 6 5 and followed by Enter
          2. At this point, turn on the projector/display via the touch screen by pressing the projector key
            • The projector/display will now start the warm up cycle (normally be less than 180 seconds)
            • If there is a second projector, turn on the second projector the same way
          3. Near your knees, open the cabinet and then the drawer (that would be normally locked until you put in 5 0 6 5) and take out any necessary equipment for teaching/instructing
            • Wireless keyboard, lapel mic, etc.
              • Turn on the Lapel Mic (power button found on the unit) - from the Crestron touch screen, adjust the sound level/volume as necessary
          4. Turn on the computer (just as you would in your office or home) and wait for it to come to the login screen
            • Turn on any other equipment that may be used for teaching
              • Turn on the Document Camera by pressing the main power button on the unit
              • Turn on the VCR, DVD, etc. as you would at home by pressing the main power button on the unit (or using the remote control if available) as you would at home
          5. Once the computer is on (as per the previous step), log into the computer with your Passport York username and password (all instructors would have their Passport York login information and this is also a security measure to make sure only instructors can use the equipment however the previous login (username: itc | password: York5065) is still available for use until further notice)
          6. Assign the equipment to the projector/display system
            • For the PC, on the touch screen, press PC, and then Projector to assign the PC to the projector/display
              • If there is a second PC screen, press that PC button, and then the other Projector button to assign the second PC screen to that other projector/display
            • For the Document Camera, on the touch screen, press Doc Cam, and then Projector to assign the Doc Cam to the projector/display
            • For the VCR, DVD, etc., on the touch screen, press DVD (or VCR, etc.), and then Projector to assign the equipment to the projector/display system
          7. If there is a screen in the room that you can reach, pull down the screen by hand. If it is a powered screen, use the switch to pull down the screen. If there is no switch, on the touch screen, press the Screen button to bring down the screen
          8. You are now able to teach the class with the projector/display showing what's on the monitor
          9. At the end of the class, put away the equipment, turn off the projector/display by using the remote control and pressing the standby button and confirm by pressing it again, and don't forget to log out of the computer (because you logged in with your own Passport York username and password)

Please see the corresponding video for the instructions above:


Teaching Space with recently upgraded equipment

The most recently upgraded classroom equipment is currently in
CLH A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M
HNE 030, 031, 032, 033, 034, 035, 036, 037, 038, 401
SLH A, B, C, D, E, F
VH A, B, C, D
New Crestron System