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Distance Learning

Instructional Support provides and coordinates several different technologies that allow college faculty, staff, and students to interact at a distance.

The UFCD Distance Learning Program links three dental clinic sites around the state to provide dental lectures to enhance the hands-on training students receive at the offsite clinics.

Videoconferencing is also used by the college for administrative purposes and for Continuing Dental Education. There are several ways to schedule a videoconference:

Refer to the Classroom and Conference Room Scheduling Policy and Procedure document for more information about reserving a time in the videoconferencing rooms.

Videoconferencing Rooms

We have four Videoconferencing rooms in the College of Dentistry.

Room D3-3

D3-3 is equipped for classroom presentations and for videoconferencing. The room comes complete with a Polycom HDX9004 for videoconferencing, a Mediasite RL recorder, Epson PowerLite 1925W projectors, wall mounted cameras, ceiling mounted microphones plus a lapel microphone for classroom mode, and a Smart Podium interactive monitor which allows users to annotate directly on PowerPoint presentations, websites and documents.

To reserve a time in this room, set an appointment in the Outlook calendar.

Room D4-16

D4-16 is equipped for classroom presentations and videoconferencing. The room comes with the FX Viewstation Polycom unit for videoconferencing and an LCD Projector for viewing presentations.

D4-16 seats 24 people (14 at the table and 10 on the side) and food and drink is allowed in the room at any time. To reserve a time in this room, set an appointment in the Outlook calendar or contact Mary Bennett at 352-273-5800.

Room D8-11

D8-11 is equipped for classroom presentations and for videoconferencing. The room comes complete with a Polycom HDX9004 for videoconferencing, two 1080p 55″ LCD monitors, wall mounted cameras, ceiling mounted microphones, and the Smart Podium interactive monitor which allows users to annotate directly on PowerPoint presentations, websites and documents.

Room D8-46

D8-46 is equipped for classroom presentations as well as videoconferencing. The room comes complete with a Polycom HDX9004 for videoconferencing, a Mediasite RL recorder, Epson PowerLite 1925W projectors, wall mounted cameras, ceiling mounted microphones plus a lapel microphone for classroom mode, and a Smart Podium interactive monitor which allows users to annotate directly on PowerPoint presentations, websites and documents.