Dacus Library, Room 18
The Electronic Classroom is intended as a resource to enhance the electronic information literacy of students and faculty from all disciplines.
Policy on Use
- All instructors must agree to the terms of room use.
- The classroom is used exclusively for instruction requiring hands-on computer training. This includes:
All classes must be scheduled in advance.
Instructors must familiarize themselves with the lab equipment prior to the scheduled class time. A brief training session on the use of the equipment may be arranged by contacting
Priority for use of the room will be given to:
Dacus Library orientation and subject related instructional and training sessions for Winthrop University faculty, students and staff.
Academic courses requiring no more than five class sessions per semester using an instructional computer lab.
Library instruction and training sessions scheduled two weeks in advance.
Academic courses requiring 1-5 class sessions of an instructional computer lab, requested at least two weeks in advance.
Other university related requests depending on availability.
Semester-long courses will not be scheduled in the classroom.
Groups not affiliated with Winthrop may not use the classroom.
Students may not reserve the room for instructional purposes or serve as instructors in the classroom, except when the activity for which the room is requested has a faculty sponsor present who accepts responsibility for adhering to the policies and procedures for the use of the room.
NOTE: Assignments are made on a first-come first-served basic, with priority given to library faculty/staff in the case of requests received simultaneously.
To reserve the Electronic Classroom, contact the Coordinator of Library Instruction at Dacus Library:
David Weeks 803-323-2319
- The key to Room 18 and the projection remote control should be picked up at the Reference Desk, Dacus Library. All keys must be signed out by the faculty or staff member who has reserved the room. Keys must be returned promptly to the Reference Desk following a class.
- The machines may NOT be reconfigured under any circumstances. There will be NO addition or deletion of software, settings changes, or alterations of the desktop.
- No food or drink is allowed in the classroom.
- The machines may NOT be moved, chairs or tables may NOT be dismantled; and the furniture may NOT be rearranged under any circumstances.
- The room must be left promptly at the end of the reservation time and should be left in suitable condition for the next group using the room.
- Blackboards must be left clean and markers properly capped and stored.
- All students should be logged out at the end of the class time. No students should be left in the classroom unsupervised.
- All computers and projection equipment must be turned off properly, in accordance with the instructions provided, when the class is ended. In particular, the required cooling period of the projection bulb must be observed.
- The overhead lights should be turned off, the door locked, and the key returned to the Reference Desk.
If you encounter difficulty with the equipment, ask for assistance at the Reference Desk Do NOT attempt to fix the equipment yourself.
Room 18 has 24 computer workstations, an instructor's workstation, and enough additional chairs to accommodate a maximum class size of 30.
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