Pastore 124

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Location

First floor of Pastore Hall (map)

Room layout

Capacity

198

Contact

For additional information, please contact:
Classroom Media Assistance
Lower Level Library (LL4)
401-874-4278
cmaking@etal.uri.edu

To reserve this room, contact:
General Assignment Classrooms form: Request a Classroom

Electronic Access

Card Swipe


Important Notes: Card Activation

This room is equipped with electronic access (a card-swipe lock). The electronic mechanism locks and unlocks with a swipe of an authorized URI ID card.

To unlock the door, swipe the ID card face-down so that the fat magnetic stripe slides through the lock as shown in the picture at left. To lock the door, repeat this process.

  • A steady green light indicates the door is unlocked.
  • A steady red light indicates the door is locked.


Faculty assigned to teach in classrooms with electronic access should be automatically entered prior to the start of the semester, or 24 hours before a special event. To be safe, be sure to test your card at least 1 business day prior to your first class meeting.

If your card does not work, contact Facilities Services Access Control Office at 874- 4577, or e-mail at access@etal.uri.edu.


Light Switches

Light Switch Control Outlook

Light Switch Controls

Light switches can be found on the wall to the right of the podium

Internet Access

Ethernet

Each room has at least one active ethernet port for use with the internet. The port will be marked with a yellow dot. There should be an ethernet cable in the rack drawer to use with the port. However, these are occasionally taken from the room. If you find one is missing, please call Classroom Media Assistance at 874-4278.

The ethernet ports with yellow dots were tested successfully in August, but if you are unable to get online using this port all rooms also have wireless internet access. If you have not used wireless access in the past, please be sure to test out your laptop before class starts. Some manufacturers have special programs or utilities that control wireless, or yours may have a physical button that needs to be selected.

In addition, if you have never used your laptop on the URI network, you will be asked to download and install and electronic policy key. You probably don't want to do this during class time, so connect your laptop in your office first and get this step out of the way.

To authenticate with the policy site:
- Use your URI eCampus username
- With your Sakai/wireless password.

If you don't know your password, please call the URI Help Desk at 401-874-4357.

TurningPoint Technologies Channel for this Classroom

Channel 44

Media Equipment

Front Podium

Pastore 124 has the following equipment installed:

  • Installed LCD Projector
  • Electronic Projector screen
  • Creston Device
  • Media rack (DVD, VCR Player)
  • Wireless Microphone
  • Wired/wireless Internet Access

Directions

Connecting a Laptop

Step 1. Turn on the projector and press Aux Sources
Step 2. Connect the VGA or HDMI cable to the laptop.
Step 3. Connect the audio cable to the laptop.
Step 4. Turn the laptop on. The startup screen should appear on the laptop and the projector screen after several seconds.**
Step 5. Select source "Laptop" on the switcher.

When using another source, such as BlueRay player, select the input for that source.

Podium Controls


Notes: If a video cable adapter is needed (i.e. VGA to DVI or Mini-DVI), contact Classroom Media Assistance. If an image does not appear, try using the function key for display selection (i.e. Fn + F8). When using a Mac, go to System Preferences (under the Apple Menu in the upper left), select the Displays pane, and click on "Detect Displays."

In a 4:3 environment: Your laptop's output must be set properly to be used with this system: Resolution: 1024 x 768 Refresh Rate: 60 Hz

In a 16:10 environment:Your laptop's output must be set properly to be used with this system: Resolution: 1280 x 800 resolution

Make sure the video output is active (e.g. Function + F8, or similar command)

Document Camera

The Document Camera is located on top of the Media Cart to the left. To display the Document Camera, touch the picture on the touchscreen, and send it to one of the projectors from the "Destination" box.

Locking Up Procedures

When you are ready to power off the podium follow these steps:
1. Select the off button on the bottom left corner of the screen.
2. Remove your media, unplug your laptop and confirm you will like to power off the system
3. Turn the classroom Lights OFF. Shut all exit Doors.
4. Swipe-lock the main door using your URI ID card. The card-reader light will blink green when in locked mode.

Security

Ask students waiting for the next class to remain outside the classroom until their instructor arrives. You as Instructor are responsible for the room's security during your class time, so please lock up!

Additional Room Details

Classroom Information

building Pastore
room 124
reservation_contact Enrollment Services 874-2817
media_contact Steve Gesualdo 874-5098
floor_level first
room_access electronic
room_width 46 feet 6 inches
room_length 46 feet 10 inches
tech_level 2
wall_type painted, cinderblock
wall_condition good
ceiling_type drop panel
floor_type cement tile
floor_condition dirty, good
floor_slope tiered
aisles yes
stairs yes
boards three
board_width 11 feet
board_height 2 feet 6 inches
writing_area 3960 in^2
board_type white, chalk
board_condition good
projection_screen yes
screen_quantity one
screen_location in front
screen_type electronic, Traditional Format 4:3
screen_condition excellent
instructor_access electronic
media_controls yes
instructor_type work station, table
platform yes
instructor_outlets yes
instructor_outlets_quantity 25
lighting_type audience area, exit signs, board area, projection area
light_switches front, near door
seating_type tablet chairs, fixed chairs, auditorium, tiered
heating yes
ventilation yes
air_conditioning yes
air_noise minor
capacity_number 193
no_smoking_sign yes
ada_reqd_sign yes
cmt_contact_sign yes
no_food_sign yes
accessories clock
overhead_projector yes
overhead_location cart
extra_bulb okay
equip_inst_sheet yes
sheet_location other
projector_controls yes
controls_location other
control_type Crestron
data_projector yes
projector_quantity 1
projector_type LCD
projector_location on ceiling
document_camera yes
document_location on cart
cd_dvd_player yes
cd_dvd_quantity 1
cd_dvd_location on computer
vhs_player yes
vhs_quantity 2
vhs_location work station
vhs_type VHS
sound_system yes
system_quantity 2
speaker_locations front wall mounted
wireless yes
computer yes
computer_system windows
computer_location other