Smartboard for Wet Classroom

Project Title: Smartboard for Wet Classroom

Project Lead’s Name: Ron Siliko


Phone: (513) 330-0319

Please Choose the Primary Affiliation: Other

Brief description of project: Install a smartboard/projector in our Rec Center Wet Classroom.

Does this project focus on graduate student education or graduate student life?: No

Describe the problem you are attempting to solve and your approach for solving that problem.: This room is used by a variety of customers, including student staff in-services and student groups.

The criteria state that technology fee projects should benefit students in innovative and/or significant ways. How would you describe the innovation and/or significance of your project?: Student-led in-services and instructional programs would gain the experience of utilizing smartboard technology as part of their experiential learning at Miami University.

How will you assess the project?: This room is utilizing for staff in-services and programs 5-10 times every month. We can run facility reports to show room usage if needed.

Have you applied for and/or received Tech Fee awards in past years?: Yes

If funded, what results did you achieve?: Thanks to the generosity of the grant, we installed a smartboard in our Rec Center conference room. This room is utilized 20-30 hours/week for staff meetings, in-services, and programs.

Did you submit a final report?: No

What happens to the project in year two and beyond? Will there be any ongoing costs such as software or hardware maintenance, supplies, staffing, etc.? How will these be funded?: Additional expenditures will come from our internal budget.

Budget: Software, Hardware, Contractual Services/Installation/Shipping/Maintenance

Hardware Title(s) & Vendor(s): Randy Mikesell recommendation

Hardware Costs: $6,000.00

Software Title(s) & Vendor(s): Randy Mikesell recommendation

Software Costs: $0.00

Contractual Services/Installation/Shipping/Maintenance: Randy Mikesell recommendation

Contractual Services, etc. Costs: $1,500.00

What is the total budget amount requested?: $7,500.00