Interactive Whiteboards on Campus

Overview

A number of classrooms at the University of Richmond are equipped with smartboards, or the newer Epson interactive whiteboards. An interactive whiteboard is a large interactive display in the form factor of a whiteboard. It can either be a standalone touchscreen computer used independently to perform tasks and operations, or a connectable apparatus used as a touchpad to control computers from a projector. These devices are commonly used for annotating presentations, or highlighting text.

Details / Instructions

Types of Whiteboards

SmartBoards

A few select rooms have traditional Smartboards that have been commonly utilized within K-12 instruction for many years.

Epson Short-Throw Interactive Whiteboards

These systems utilize “ultra-short-throw” projectors, projected on a whiteboard. This helps to minimize the obstruction or “shadow” caused by a presenter on a traditionally mounted projector. This allows the instructor to get close to the board and annotate or interact with the content being displayed.

See Also

Epson Interactive Whiteboards: basic introduction video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZyhjU2mLgI

Classroom Technology or AV Multimedia - Training Request

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Article ID: 116060
Created
Fri 9/11/20 2:51 PM
Modified
Tue 9/15/20 2:39 PM