Lathrop FlexClass 180

Wide view of Lathrop FlexClass 180

Lathrop FlexClass 180 is designed for instructors who wish to teach using collaborative activities and technology tools. Featuring Mac Pros with a suite of graphics, audio, and video applications, FlexClass 180 is optimized for learning activities that involve digital media products. FlexClass 180 is suitable for course enrollments of up to 25 students.

To apply to use FlexClass 180 please submit an application

The dimensions of FlexClass 180 are approximately 35 x 37'.

All furnishings are mobile and can be reconfigured easily on the fly.

Click the image at right to see the default configuration and a complete list of furnishings.

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The room has two interactive displays for whole-classroom sharing. In addition, these displays can be used simply as dry-erase whiteboards.

The left display connects to a resident instructor's station Mac Pro. (See the full list of software on the Mac Pro desktops.) The right display is set up to connect to an instructor's or a student's laptop.

Accessories, such as a document camera and large-format scanner are available.

FlexClass 180 classroom displays

FlexClass 180 has five group-work display stations.

Each mobile station has a 55-inch, high-definition display connected to a Mac Pro. (See the full list of software on the Mac Pro desktops.) Cables allow students to connect their own laptops to the display.

When paired with a table and chairs, each station is suitable for groups of up to five students.

FlexClass 180 group-work station
There are two floor-to-ceiling whiteboard walls as well six small, mobile whiteboard easels. FlexClass 180 whiteboard wall
The room also has up to 20 MacBook Pro laptops loaded with digital media production software. (See the full list of software on the MacBook Pro laptops.) FlexClass 180 laptop cart