Computing Labs

COH Computing Services currently supports 3 computer classrooms and 2 instructional labs. Computer lab classrooms are intended to help facilitate the natural inclusion of technology with instruction. Instructional development computer labs are available for instructors and graduate students to study, research, and develop instructional materials.

Computing Classrooms

Modern Languages 412

The COHLab is a state-of-the-art lab, designed specifically to encourage collaborative learning and writing in humanities classes. The 24 stations are organized in three pods of eight computers each. The lab has an instructor's station, large-screen projector, multiregion DVD player, multiregion VCR, Elmo, and an instructor laptop connection. Additonally, Net School Support software is installed, which facilitates collaborative learning by allowing instructors to display students' screens to the whole class or distribute a screen to each workstation.

Modern Languages 510

The language lab was originally equipped with an instructor console and 30 student carrels with a tape player and headphones. This lab still functions as a language lab, but computers have been added to the carrels so the lab can function both as a language lab and as a computer classroom. The lab has an instructor's station, large-screen projector, multiregion DVD player, multiregion VCR and Elmo. Additonally, Net School Support software is installed which allows instructor to display students' screens to the whole class or distribute a screen to each workstation.

Modern Languages 513

ML 513 is equipped with 31 workstations. This newly refurbished lab is designed specifically to encourage collaborative learning and writing in humanities classes. The 31 stations are organized in five rows of six computers each. Each station is equipped with high-end headphones, microphones, and audio recording software. The lab has an instructor's station, large-screen projector, VCR, and an instructor laptop connection. Additonally, Net School Support software is installed, which facilitates collaborative learning by allowing instructors to display students' screens to the whole class or distribute a screen to each workstation.

Instructional Development Labs

Modern Languages 512

ML 512 is the primary working space for graduate students and faculty developing instructional materials. The lab is equipped with 14 PCs, 3 MACs and two multi-page scanners, as well as the latest web-development, application-development, graphics, desktop publishing, and database-development software. Also included are a CD duplicator which will simultaneously make 14 copies of a master CD, two multi-region VCRs, two multi-region DVD players, and a television that instructors can use to preview videos for their classes. ML 512 is ideal for instructors who wish to develop and conduct technology/computer-mediated instruction as well as collaborate with peers on technology/computer-related instructional projects.

Modern Languages 501

ML 501 is the primary testing center for the College of Humanities Language Placement Exams. Exams are offered on Fridays. During the week ML 501 is a working space for graduate students and faculty studying and/or working on research. The lab is equipped with 13 PCs installed with the latest web-development, application-development, graphics, desktop publishing, and database-development software. ML 501 is ideal for graduate students and faculty who need a quiet space equivalent to a study carrel in the library. Talking and eating are prohibited in the room. All print jobs in ML501 are redirected to ML512.