Hybrid Teaching - Venue 1 (Large Theatres)

This teaching venue is equipped with a HD (Panasonic AVStream Camera) video camera and echo-cancelling ‘boundary microphone’ system for the purpose of facilitating recording and/or broadcast of teaching sessions. This can be achieved using the PC built in to the lectern and some of the preinstalled NUI Galway ISS supported applications, as outlined below.

Venue listing

These instructions apply to the following venues:

Building Name/type Room No. 
Aras Cairnes Large Theatre CA111
Aras Moyola Large Theatre MY243
Alice Perry Large Theatre ENG-G017
Alice Perry Large Theatre ENG-G018
Arts Science Anderson Theatre AC001
Arts Science O’Flaherty Theatre AC003
Arts Science  Kirwan Theatre SC002
MRI Large Theatre MRA201
Clinical Science Small Theatre 227
Clinical Science Large Theatre 228
HBB Large Lecture Theatre G019
Shannon College
11 venues

Photo: Typical large lecture theatre with wide angle HD camera at the rear of the room.

Screenshot of lectern with wide angle HD camera.

Watch a video on how to turn the equipment on:

This video will show you how to turn on the PC and AV equipment in these venues:

Log into the PC

Login to the lectern PC using your NUI Galway campus account:

Staff: login using staffid@nuigalway.ie (e.g  0123456s@nuigalway.ie)

Select your preferred application, if hybrid teaching

There are a few additional steps you will need to follow when connecting to your chosen video teaching tool (Blackboard Collaborate, Zoom, or Teams).  This video explains how.

From the desktop, please open the application you wish to use.

Select the correct camera, microphone and speaker equipment

Once you have logged into the application you wish to use, and before you initiate a recording or video call, please ensure that you select the correct, camera, microphone and the speaker within the application’s Audio  Video settings.

  • Select Panasonic AVStream Camera 1 as your camera. You should see a picture of yourself when the above camera has been selected.
  • Select EchoCancelling Speakerphone DMP Plus USB1 as your microphone.
  • Select EchoCancelling Speakerphone DMP Plus USB1 as your speaker.

If you wish to record – don’t forget to activate this in your chosen application.

Note: The microphones and cameras are oriented to only capture the audio of lecturers standing within 1.5m of the lectern.

Watch a video on selecting your hybrid teaching application:

Log out

When your teaching session has finished please remember to exit your chosen application and log out of the PC.

Further information

Learn more about using Hybrid Teaching applications or how you can extend the PC desktop so that students in the teaching venue can only see your presentation slides as opposed to the application.