417 IAB (Altschul Auditorium)

Instructor's Electronic Podium

417 IAB (International Affairs Building), also known as Altschul Auditorium, is a large lecture room with seating for 400 students and can handle most multimedia applications. The instructor's equipment is enclosed in a stationary cabinet. This podium requires a key which can be picked up at 202 Philosophy the CUIT Walk-in Center. The Service Desk is open from 10am to 6pm, Monday - Friday.

Video is displayed on a screen that descends automatically when a source is selected on the Crestron touch panel. The podium contains the various electronic resources available to the instructor. These include a Dell Optiplex PC, VCR, document camera and DVD player. The Dell Optiplex has built-in CD-ROM and an Ethernet network connection for digital presentations. 

A room customized Crestron touchpanel controls the multimedia experience including, the audio visual equipment, slide projectors and the physical room environment (lights and speech/program volume).

The system utilizes an audio mixer and A/V receiver that powers speakers located at the front, middle and ceiling of the classroom. The mixer is used to provide two methods of voice amplification: A wireless microphone system and a handheld microphone is housed within the electronic podium. The room is also equipped with four auxiliary microphones which can be used for conferences and other events. Tables and other needs for conferences aside from technology must be requested through Facilities at ext. 4-8251.

  • Training Requests must be submitted at least ten days in advance to be guaranteed. 
  • You will receive an email within 24 hours of submitting the request for training during business hours M-F 8AM-10PM.
  • You must pick up a key at the CUIT Walk-In Center at Philosophy 202 prior to your training.
  • If you are scheduled for a training and no one is in the room at the scheduled training time, please call 4-3633 immediately.

Equipment Available to the Instructor

  • PC
  • VCR
  • DVD
  • Laptop connection (Audio, Ethernet and VGA located on top of podium)
  • Projector
  • Document Camera
  • Microphones
    • Wireless lavalier
    • Wireless handheld
    • Four wired floor mics
  • Wireless Network