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Technology Center

Labs and Classrooms

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Technology Center

35 W. Rosedale Ave.
310 Recitation Hall
West Chester, PA 19383

Ellen Newcombe





MAC Lab (Recitation Hall, Room 306)

The MAC lab has 28 student stations that are Macintosh iMac computers equipped with software applications used in K-12 schools. It has a teacher computer station connected to a LCD projector. All computers are connected to the university LAN and Internet. Scanning and printing are available. The space is an instructional area for educational technology courses; any instructor in the College of Education and Social Work also can reserve the when it is not scheduled for classes. There are open lab times available with student lab assistants at times when the lab is not being used for instruction. The computers in the MAC Lab have the following applications on them: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Inspiration, Adobe Acrobat Reader, iLife (iMovie), Photoshop Elements, Firefox, and Safari.

Presentation Classrooms

All classrooms in Recitation Hall are presentation classrooms designed to meet all of the basic multimedia needs. They are equipped with a ceiling hung LCD Projector and a Projection Screen. They provide the instructor with a supporting wall plate with appropriate connections for a laptop. Instructors will be responsible for bringing the needed equipment (e.g., a laptop computer) to connect to the presentation system. Laptops may be borrowed from the professor's department or the CESW Tech Center.

SMART Classrooms

All classrooms (except R 301 and 305), in addition to the Technology Classroom and Lab, are equipped with an interactive (SMART Board) white board. Training in SMART Board use are available in the Tech Center. A laptop loaded with SMART Board Notebook software is necessary to use the interactive boards. Instructions to obtain the software are availble in the Tech Center.


The College of Education and Social Work Technology Center supports a classroom and a lab that both utilize technology for instructional purposes. These iMac computers have the following software pre-installed (note: students and faculty are not allowed to install new software on these computers):

  • SMART Notebook collaborative learning software
  • Microsoft Office 2011
  • Inspiration
  • Comic Life
  • Adobe Reader
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Google Chrome



Room Reservations
(For Faculty Only)

Room reservation requests are now processed through 25Live. Faculty members can ask their departmental secretary to request rooms or they can use 25Live themselves for room requests.

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