What technologies are available for student learning?
"Smart" classrooms and "enhanced" classrooms are the norm throughout Hunter College including the Brookdale campus. For a listing of each classroom at Brookdale and the technology it has been assigned, click here Audio-visual support services.
Audio-visual support services Audio-visual support services are extensive at the Brookdale Health Science campus. Advanced technological features enable instructors to use multiple media and viewing devices for teaching as well as quickly access live internet sites during class. Many classrooms and labs have wireless internet availability and there are several computer-based labs on the campus accessible to students.
The Health Professions Education Center, located on the mezzanine level of the West Building at Brookdale, maintains an extensive library of videos. In addition, the media center offers students use of computers for technology-based instruction.
The Health Professions Library, located on the second floor of the West Building at Brookdale, has collections supporting the academic and research needs of the campus as well as its own computer lab.
Hunter College subscribes to Blackboard 8 which allows for postings, discussions, uploading and downloading of files, communication, and information sharing, per registered class. It is left to each course instructor's decision as to what extent Blackboard is used. COMSC encourages full-time and adjunct faculty to take advantage of Blackboard's features.
Finally, COMSC's clinic, the Hunter College Center for Communication Disorders, engages technology as a teaching tool in the clinic via secure dvd recordings, computer access, voice analysis equipment and real-ear hearing aid measurement. COMSC frequently takes advantage of available funding such as NY State Graduate Research Technology Initiative (GRTI) grants and Teaching Technology grants.
Recent technology upgrades to COMSC's clinic include:
- Digital video recording/monitoring systems (monitoring, treatment and conference rooms)
- 46" flat screen monitor (conference room)
- Kay Elemetrics CSL (voice lab)
- Quest Sound Level equipment (booths)
- Intelligent Hearing Systems (ABR)
- HD Video Cameras (treatment rooms)
- Sennheiser HD headphones (monitoring room)
- HIPAA-compliant student review equipment (monitoring room)