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Meet Laurie Fox from SUNY Geneseo!

Name: Laurie FoxCampus: SUNY GeneseoYears with SUNY: 24Degree(s): Bachelor of Science in Management and Management Information Systems from SUNY Geneseo; current MBA student (Technology Management) at SUNY PolyMain areas of responsibility: Director of Educational Technology. Lead 6 professional staff in Classroom Technology and support, LMS (Canvas) Administration and Instructional Design, Performance Venue technical direction, support and training on digital tools for instructionOther Experience: Past roles at Geneseo and other companies include Support Services management, desktop support, and network analystOther interests: Reading, creating, and music (I am also a church organist!)

Meet Mark English from SUNY Oneonta!

Name: Mark English  Campus: SUNY Oneonta                   Years with SUNY: 33   Degree: Associates in Electronics, Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication;  Main areas of responsibility: Design, installation, and maintenance of all learning space technology.  Other Experience: Service Manager for AV company in Phoenix, AZ  Other Interests:  Home improvement, reading, gardening, old movies. 

EdTOA members get their CTS Certification

On Tuesday August 13th, 2019, 17 bleary-eyed EdTOAns started a 4 day journey at the SUNY Center for Professional Development in Syracuse towards Avixa CTS certification.   Over the next 3 days, they would be bombarded by pneumonic devices, math equations, industry standard ratings, and continental breakfasts.   On Friday, all of them passed their CTS certification exam. Many thanks to AVIXA, EdTOA, and the SUNY CPD for organizing a wonderful professional certification review and exam.

SUNY Geneseo’s Synchronous Video Conference Classroom

Recently, SUNY Geneseo was tasked to renovate an existing classroom with equipment for web based video conferencing in the Summer of 2017. Specifically there would be Foreign Language classes shared between Brockport, MCC and Geneseo (as part of the Critical Language Consortium). MCC had Pro licensing for Zoom, and the first version of the equipment list was based on the “recommended hardware” page on the Zoom web site. Here is an equipment list for what we installed to add the “Zoom” functionality (this room already had a projector and control system in place): HP Micro PC $700.00 Sharp 20 inch...