The Videoconferencing Center (VCC) supported two Distance Learning Courses during Fall 2005, including Animal Science with Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and an International Programs class with a Japanese university. The Videoconferencing Center held 17 separate videoconferencing meeting events in the two Olson Hall facilities, including: the Chancellor??'s Office, Plant Sciences, Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering, UCD Athletics, Anthropology, UCD Washington Center, and University Extension.
The Videoconferencing Center was also recently presented to faculty and department heads as an alternative to time- and resource-intensive travel. The Videoconferencing Center and distance education rooms are available and free of charge when used for academic purposes. They may be used to bring in a guest expert speaker from anywhere in the world, conduct screening interviews, or present a UCD speaker to a remote audience. In addition to the equipped rooms, a portable system may also be moved to many places on and off campus. Contact CTS Help Desk for more information at 752-3553.