Multimedia and computer equipment

In order to foster the integration of technologies in teaching and learning, the Resource Centre gives Faculty of Education students and professors access to a wide variety of computers and multimedia equipment that reflects the resources available in Ontario schools. Please note that only Faculty of Education professors are allowed to take the equipment out of the Centre.

Portable Computer Labs

These 3 carts each contain 12 laptop computers.

Laptop Computers

Laptop computers are available at the circulation desk as a 4 hour loan to Faculty of Education professors and students (inside the Centre only). Wireless internet access is provided by using University of Ottawa uoZone account.

LCD Projectors

LCD projectors are available at the circulation desk as a 4 hour loan to Faculty of Education professors and students (inside the Centre only). VGA cable to connect the projector to a computer is provided and various adaptors are available on request. Instruction booklet and technical sheet are also available on request.

SMART Boards

SMART Board interactive white boards are installed in every classroom of Lamoureux Hall. Faculty of Education Professors can borrow cables and pen at the circulation desk. In addition, 3 portable SMART Boards are available for loan at the Resource Centre. Note that students have to use them within the Centre.

Digital Video Cameras

6 digital video cameras are available for loan at the circulation desk. These cameras are MiniDV (digital format) and can be easily connected to a computer via FireWire in order to transfer and edit the video. To copy video directly onto VHS or DVD the camera can be directly connected into one of our DVD/VHS Recording Stations. When borrowing a camera, a MiniDV cassette is provided (as a loan) but we also sell these cassettes at the circulation desk.

Many accessories are available at the circulation desk for our cameras:

  • Tripods
  • Microphones
  • Adaptors
  • Lights/Lamps
  • Instruction booklets

Digital Cameras

5 compact digital cameras are available for loan at the at the circulation desk. Each camera comes with a cable and memory card.

Many accessories are available at the circulation desk for our cameras :

  • Tripods
  • Lights/Lamps
  • Memory cards
  • Adaptors
  • Instruction booklets

Digital Voice Recorders

Digital voice recorders allow you to record interviews, lectures, presentations, multimedia projects, etc. These devices record in either MP3 or WMA format and are usually compatible with both Windows and Macintosh computers. The Centre also has analog mini cassettes recorders, please make sure to request the right recorder for you needs.

Other Equipment

Besides the comprehensive list of equipment mentioned on this page, there are various items available at the circulation desk:

  • Headphones
  • Webcams
  • Microphones (tie-clip, USB, conference)
  • Portable stereo
  • Synthesizer
  • Speakers
  • Tripods for cameras
  • USB floppy drives
  • Instruction manuals
  • Graphing calculators and CBR
  • Extension cords
  • Miscellaneous cables and adaptors (AV and computer)
  • LCD panel for overhead projector
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