Active Learning Lab

The Active Learning Lab is an extension of OAI’s mission to support faculty talent development as leaders in teaching, scholarship, and service.  The lab provides a flexible space for faculty to explore active learning and instructional practices using updated technology and a reconfigurable collaboration area. The lab will also provide a space where faculty can engage with colleagues, as well as OAI staff, through collaboration and discussions.

OAI will provide hands-on training to faculty interested in using the room and its technologies to explore active learning strategies, advance their instructional skills, and enhance student learning experiences.

Faculty who would like to reserve the room for individual sessions should submit their request to Dr. Jane Neapolitan ().

The lab is currently equipped with:

  • Mobile furniture
  • 2 Cameras
  • Microphones
  • 4K Flat screen w/ computers (converts into 3 group workstations)
  • Solstice - Wireless connections for portable devices, at projector and each flat panel
  • Projector
  • Electric screen

Active Learning Lab 360° Tour

Visit the CCLT Virtual Tour to view pictures of the Active Learning Lab equipment.


Faculty Recording Studio

The OAI faculty studio consists of a small room equipped with a windows computer, mic, webcam and background. The studio fits 1-2 presenters and may be used by faculty to participate in academic related webinars and/or record instructional content. If you are interested in reserving this space, please submit your name, date and desired reservation time to  at least 1 week in advance.

OAI Faculty Lab

The OAI Faculty Lab, located in Cook 405, is a computer lab and work space, equipped with  PCs, MACs, scanners and black and white printing. For one-on-one assistance and training, we recommend that you make reservations to ensure that the appropriate staff is available to
assist you. Reservation requests can be submitted to Tammy Adams at 410-704-2005 or emailed to .

Lab Software

Software available in the Lab (* installed on select stations):

  • Microsoft Office 2010
  • Raptivity Essential and Active Learning Turbo Pack*
  • SPSS *
  • NVIVO*
  • Adobe Acrobat XI Pro
  • Adobe Captivate 7*

Lab Hardware & Equipment

  • 3 - Dell Optiplex 960 computer stations, 1- Dell Optiplex 9020, and 1 iMac
  • Fujistsu Document-Feeder Scanner
  • Epson Perfection V700 Photo (Slide) Scanner
  • Epson GT-20000 Document Scanner