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Video Theater 1

Video Theater 1 Facilities

Video Theater 1 seats up to 36 people with additional spacing for wheelchairs.

The teaching station includes media equipment that supports viewing US and multiregional videos and DVDs.

The station houses a computer that supplies internet access. In addition, desktop cables are provided for connecting either PC or Mac laptops.

A Document Camera is included in this set-up and allows for writing on opaque materials as well as transparencies.

 

The Homer Babbidge Library provides multimedia projection services in two video theaters. Video Theater 1 and Video Theater 2 are located on Level 2 of UCONN's Homer Babbidge Library. View Level 2 floormap for location.

Donations from UCONN's Alumni Classes of 1951 and 1953 refurbished Video Theater 1 and Video Theater 2 with the latest multimedia technology. This equipment provides state-of-the-art systems for handling and understanding audio, video and computer resources in non-traditional formats. The two theaters represent our commitment to the integration of alternative avenues of higher learning into the mainstream of intellectual activity.

All UCONN faculty and academic programs are encouraged to use the updated Video Theaters. Assistance in the use of the Theater equipment will be managed by the IT Support Services Desk on Level 1; by phone at 486-5949.

To reserve a Theater for class instruction please go to the Video Theater Online Booking site.


  Video Theater 2

Video Theater 2 Facilities

Video Theater 2 seats up to 92 people with additional spacing for wheelchairs.

The teaching station includes media equipment that supports viewing US and multiregional videos and DVDs.

A Document Camera is included in this set-up and allows for writing on opaque materials as well as transparencies.

For ease of notetaking, overhead lighting is available on dimmers.

Microphones are also available.