Category AV in the Classroom

North Carolina State’s Hunt Library Continues to Amaze

When the Hunt Library at North Carolina State University had its grand opening in the spring of 2013, it marked another in a timeline of proud moments for AVI-SPL.

That’s because we integrated collaboration and visualization systems that would help redefine and expand the idea of what a library could be. It won awards. It received praise in the media. We filmed a video case story that shared the library’s vision, what it would offer guests, and why it was so special.

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Why Video Conferencing Is Best for Distance Learning

In Polycom’s Public Sector View, AVI-SPL Sales Engineer Martin Lois explains why video conferencing is the most effective form of distance learning, how it’s helping students at Florida International University, and the valuable role of a systems integrator in projects that involve video conferencing.

Read the Q&A interview with Martin.

You can also read the case story about the integration at FIU’s Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management.

A Chicago High School Turns the Classroom Interactive

Camelot Education’s Chicago Excel Academy specializes in helping at-risk students earn their credits for high school graduation. To foster student engagement with subject lessons, the school wanted interactive SMART Boards in its classrooms. AVI-SPL provided and implemented those SMART Boards, and trained teachers how to use them. Watch the video below to find out why Excel was so excited about the interactive displays and how the students reacted.



Contact AVI-SPL at or 866-559-8197 to get the collaboration tools that are right for your school.

Webinar Recording: The Future of Next Generation Learning

Technology, globalization and demographics are changing the world of education. With technology at a turning point, educators have plenty of challenges to address. Mary Schlegelmilch, Cisco Business Development Manager for Education, discusses how colleges and universities are being innovative in their use of technology. Join us to learn how you too can transform your educational institution.

Download “Driving the Future of Next-Generation Learning” >

About the presenter

Mary Schlegelmilch is Business Development Manager, Education for Cisco. She has extensive experience with distance and online learning, providing professional development, and with one-to-one initiatives and blended learning. As a member of the Cisco team, Schlegelmilch is dedicated to education and implementing technology that will shape the way we teach and learn.