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Pimentel AuditoriumPimentel AuditoriumETS professional staff understand the instructional possibilities of technology. We provide reliable resources and technical support to the UCB campus. Working with faculty, staff and students, we promote innovative ways to implement these modern tools into your teaching.

Recent Classroom Technology Articles

sunset
Posted June 11, 2014 | Article

The "analog sunset" is the broad term being used to describe the transition to digital display technologies that is currently happening in the electronics industry. Find out how this change will impact your ability to interface with classroom technology systems.

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vhs taped dvd
Posted April 18, 2014 | Article

Did you know that manufacturers are no longer making VCRs? Although many technology classrooms include the ability to play a VHS tape, the format is now a legacy technology. Find out what you can do today to preserve your media and ensure you can play your content tomorrow.

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overhead projector
Posted October 24, 2013 | Article

Starting in Spring 2014, ETS will no longer provide overhead transparency projection equipment for loan and in general assignment classrooms. If you are planning on displaying transparencies, you do have a couple of options.

Posted July 17, 2013 | Article

Wheeler Lectern Old & NewWheeler Lectern Old & NewWheeler Auditorium is undergoing a technology upgrade that will make it a premier High Definition facility. Work is underway to replace the 25 year old analog system with a state of the art HD camera switching package for webcast.

upgrade, Wheeler
Posted July 2, 2013 | Article

Over the past 3 years, ETS has experienced a steady decline in the demand for and volume of videoconferencing services. As a result, ETS has determined that we can no longer provide facilities-based videoconferencing services to the campus, effective July 1st, 2013.

power point presentation
Posted April 24, 2013 | Article

Throughout the semester, students may be presenting materials or projects in class. To help facilitate this activity, here are some pointers that may help the technology run smoothly and efficiently.

Mac Issue
Posted November 13, 2012 | Article

Update - There is a recent update available from Apple that may solve this issue. You can obtain this update by running Software Update on your computer. Details are available here - http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1609