Modern AV technology gives campuses a variety of ways to engage their communities.

EdTechIncreasingly, colleges are integrating audiovisual technology into learning spaces. Students and faculty are more likely than ever to experience huge video walls on campus, high-brightness projectors in lecture halls and advanced visualization systems enabling immersive, interactive education — for good reason.

Prospective students live in a tech-rich, digital world, surrounded by AV experiences. Colleges and universities, therefore, are adopting AV technologies to help attract this generation of digital natives.

“Students come with an expectation that technology will be available to them,” said Craig Park, a committee member of the Society for College and University Planning who recently joined an EDspaces 2019 panel, “Integrating the Digital with the Physical to Create the Campus of the Future,” moderated by AVIXA, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association. 

Park cited North Carolina State University’s Hunt Library as a good example of an institution adopting leading-edge technology in the service of students and faculty. 

“It shows off different kinds of technology-enabled learning spaces that any department can draw from and use,” he says.

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