Thursday, August 15 | 1:00PM–2:00PM ET | Online

Industry and Campus Webinar |
Reinventing the Computer Lab: Case Studies with Emory, UC Irvine, and Ithaca

There is an emerging consensus that computer labs must undergo a major transformation to stay relevant. Higher ed IT departments are facing a number of trends driving change. Computer labs are one of the largest IT investments, yet labs are unevenly utilized, in part because levels of student device ownership are near 100 percent and students have a strong preference for their own devices. Faculty seek an interactive, collaborative environment critical to student success. And while interest in online learning, hybrid learning, and flipped classes is on the rise, these offerings present their own technical challenges. In this panel discussion, you will hear from innovative leaders at a diverse set of universities on how to address these challenges and transform computer labs.


  • Learn about key trends driving change
  • Learn what leading universities are doing to transform computer labs
  • Learn how computer labs can be reinvented to deliver a better student experience


  • Mark Yowan

    Associate Director for Systems Architecture, Ithaca College

Resources & Downloads

  • Slides

    3 MB, pdf - Updated on 1/22/2024
  • Transcript

    142 KB, pdf - Updated on 1/22/2024
  • Chat Transcript

    30 KB, docx - Updated on 1/22/2024
  • Recording

    Updated on 1/22/2024


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