Core Classroom Design


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The Division of Information Technology (DIT) Classroom Technology team sets forth a standard for Core Classroom Design used as a guideline for the A/V systems in the General Purpose Classrooms. The design may additionally be used as a guideline for installing departmental classrooms. 

Here is an overview of the Core Classroom Designs with estimated prices. A PDF version of the Core Classroom Standard Designs table is available to view and download.

Core Classroom Standard Designs
Core 1 Core 2 Core 3 Core 4 TERP
BYOD classroom Single projector classroom Single projector classroom with lecture capture and web conferencing capabilities Two-projector classroom with lecture capture and web conferencing capabilities Active Learning Classrooms
  • Single digital display
  • Instructor lectern
  • BYOD HDMI connection
  • AV touch panel
  • Sound system for audio playback
  • Document Camera
  • Audience microphones and room camera for streaming
  • Lecture capture and web conferencing capabilities
  • Single digital display
  • Instructor lectern
  • Windows desktop instructor computer
  • HDMI connection
  • AV touch panel
  • Sound system for audio playback
  • Document camera
  • Audience response receiver
  • Single digital display
  • Instructor lectern
  • Windows desktop instructor computer
  • HDMI connection
  • AV touch panel
  • Sound system for audio playback
  • Document camera
  • Audience response receiver
  • Audience microphones and room camera for streaming
  • Lecture capture and web conferencing capabilities
  • Two digital displays
  • Instructor lectern
  • Windows desktop instructor computer
  • HDMI connection
  • AV touch panel
  • Sound system for audio playback
  • Document camera
  • Audience response receiver
  • Audience microphones and room camera for streaming
  • Lecture capture and web conferencing capabilities
  • Digital displays
  • Instructor lectern
  • Windows desktop instructor computer
  • HDMI connection
  • AV touch panel
  • Sound system for audio playback
  • Document Camera
  • Audience response receiver
  • Audience microphones and multiple room cameras
  • Lecture capture and web conferencing capabilities
  • Wireless collaboration device
Estimated Cost:
$13,000
Estimated Cost:
$16,000
Estimated Cost:
$20,000
Estimated Cost:
$25,000
Estimated Cost:
Varies widely


Services that are added to classrooms over 65 seats:

Estimates do not include:

Core 1 (BYOD) classroom

The Core 1 (BYOD) classroom is designed as a single display classroom that includes lecture capture/web conferencing capabilities for users that will bring their own device to run their presentation. Features available:

Click on this link to a google sheet that includes the Core 1 (BYOD) Classroom equipment list.

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Core 2 classroom

The Core 2 classroom is designed as a single display classroom option that does not have lecture capture/web conferencing capabilities. Features available:

Click on this link to a google sheet that includes the Core 2 Classroom equipment list.

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Core 3 classroom 

The Core 3 classroom is designed as a single display classroom option that includes lecture capture/web conferencing capabilities.

Features available:

Click on this link to a google sheet that includes the Core 3 Classroom equipment list.

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Core 4 classroom 

The Core 4 classroom is designed as a two display classroom option that includes lecture capture/web conferencing capabilities. Features available:

Equipment list coming soon.

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TERP classrooms

The TERP classrooms are designed as active learning classroom environments that support collaborative team-based modes of teaching and learning.

The goal in creating these new and renovated technology-enhanced spaces around our campus is to promote student-centered teaching practices by creating environments that enable every person in the classroom to Teach, Engage, Respond, and Participate. Features available:

TERP Classrooms are:

Types of TERP classrooms:

The equipment lists and designs for the TERP classrooms vary widely depending on the space you are designing for. If you wish to schedule an AV design consultation, contact the AV Design team by visiting Report an issue.

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Project considerations

The design standards are meant to be used as a guideline for A/V design in General Purpose Classrooms (GPCs).

If you are designing a classroom in a department space, the physical space may dictate changes to the A/V design. As you consider designing the A/V for your classroom, you should consider the following.

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Questions

If you have questions about the documentation and/or would like to schedule an AV design consultation, contact the AV Design team by visiting Report an issue.

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