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Gittis Lecture Halls (G-1, G-2, G-213, and G-214) Room Technology Instructions

See Hybrid Classroom Guide for further help.

Login to Classroom PC:

Tap on the touchscreen to wake it up. Then, tap the PC button on the screen. Touching the image of the PC on the screen will toggle full-screen mode. To exit full-screen mode, tap the screen again (see diagram below for more detail).

Using the keyboard and mouse, login with your Law School credentials (LawKey):

Access Microsoft Office 365, Canvas, and/or OneDrive by clicking appropriate desktop icons.

2-Step authentication is required for PennKey and Canvas log-ins. Remember to bring either your smartphone, key-fob or list of authentication codes to class with you. Check mark Trust this Browser to reduce login time for future log-ins. However, the classroom PC may not save these settings from class to class.

Important: Please Log Off of the PC when finished

Double click the LOG OFF button on the PC desktop:

Connecting a Laptop or device:

Note: Laptops and other devices cannot be used with the Hybrid Classroom Setup.

Using the cables provided on the podium, plug the HDMI cable into your laptop. If your device has either USB-C or Mini DisplayPort, use the appropriate adapter (attached to the HDMI cable).

Rooms are equipped with Wireless Laptop Connection, which allows you to wirelessly send your laptop or device screen to the room displays. Click here for instructions.

Send the PC, Laptop or device screen to the room display:

Note: ITS Help button is currently disabled. Call ITS Media at 215-898-9570 for urgent help.

  1. Select a Source: PC, Laptop or Wireless Laptop - You can choose Laptop if you have your device connected to the HDMI chord in the room or if you want to connect a Doc Cam. Select Wireless Laptop to use Mersive Solstice.
  2. Choose where you want to send it: Center Projector and/or Side Projector. When a selection is enabled, it will turn yellow. Tap Send Audio to use audio with your presentation if it’s not already on; use volume controls accordingly
  3. This is the PC preview screen, which you can touch to enable full-screen mode. To exit full-screen mode, tap on the lower left corner of the touch panel.
  4. ITS Help Button will alert our technicians if you need technical assistance
  5. Room controls can be found on the side of the screen to control lighting, shades and microphone levels
  6. When finished, LOG OFF of the PC - do not shut down. Then, tap Shutdown on the touchscreen to turn off Projectors and/or TV Displays

Note: Control panel may look slightly different than below image:

 

Using the Document Camera:

Open the cubby door on the table beside the podium and remove the document camera from the table. Press the power button on the document camera and select Doc Cam as the source from the touchscreen.

Need further assistance?

For urgent problems, press the ITS Help button and an ITS technician will arrive at your class within the next 5-10 minutes. If the help button is unavailable, call ITS Media at 215-898-9570.

For non-urgent matters, email ITS at itsmedia@law.upenn.edu

For urgent after-hours (after 8pm) or weekend support: Call 215-898-9570 and leave a message detailing your problem, your room, and a phone number where we can reach you. An ITS technician will call you back within 20 minutes.

 

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