Preparing Educators as Leaders

Digital Technology and Services

Technological advances are changing the way in which we communicate, learn, and teach each other.  At the KU School of Education, we recognize the ever-changing world of technology and work to ensure that our students have access to the most up-to-date technology needed to thrive as a student at the flagship research university in Kansas.

JRP Instructional Laboratory

​The KU School of Education Instruction Laboratory is located in rooms 102 and 103 Joseph R. Pearson Hall.  KU School of Education classes, scheduled workshops, and training seminars are held in this laboratory. Both spaces are equipped with Mac operating systems and can be used as two rooms or a single larger room. Additionally, an instructor station supports both Mac and Windows (virtualized on the iMac) and can be projected on either side of the room. The Instructional Laboratory is open to classes and other events scheduled in the classroom.  The JRP Instructional Lab can be reserved if there are no classes scheduled. Please contact the KU School of Education Welcome Center to schedule.

Gale Sayers Computer Laboratory

The Gale Sayers Computer Laboratory is available to students in JRP, Room 104 during normal business hours: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm (M-Th) & 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (F).

Robinson Center Laboratory

Located in room 130 Robinson Center, this computer laboratory has PCs only. Printing costs $.08 per print, and money must be on your KU Card before printing. Paper is supplied. Please call the Help Desk (785-864-8080) or ask staff on duty for assistance with printing or recharging KU Card.

  • No food or drink near laboratory computers
  • Do not save items to the desktop or the hard drive - please save your work separately (see below).
  • The Instructional Laboratory is for class use first and foremost.  The schedule is posted next to the laboratory door.
    • Please use the Gale Sayers Computer Laboratory as needed.
  • Instructors should have orientation to equipment before using and should not unplug any equipment.
    • Assistance can be found at the LRC Help Desk.
  • Projectors should be turned off after class is over.

We recommend that you have alternate storage device to store files. Here are some alternate ways to store your files. NOTE: You must provide your own storage device.

  • Flash Drive, Zip Drive, Pen Drive
  • CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, or DVD-RW
  • Thaw Space Drive
  • Other data storage device of your choosing.

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