The Learning Hub Resources

Getting Started:

How can I turn on the display?

Every display has a 5" touch screen panel next to it.  To turn on a display, touch anywhere on the black part of the panel.

Touch Mac Mini to use the built-in computer that is attached to the display or plug in your own laptop via Wall HDMI Input.

The Mac Mini computer can be controlled directly using the touchscreen displays, an external keyboard/trackpad or Intuitive Sharp Pen.

How can I connect my laptop?

Below the display is a black input panel.  You can plug in your laptop via HDMI cable to this connector.

How do I type on the screen?

Press the keyboard icon on the bottom dock.  An onscreen keyboard will appear for typing.

Where can I find a dongle or external keyboard?

Video adapters/dongles, external keyboard/trackpads, and interactive pens can be found by talking to one of The Learning Hub room ambassadors or going across the hall to the main reception desk in Education Central

How do I connect the external keyboard?

Match the back of the keyboard to the correct room number you are located.

Go to the screen you want to connect the keyboard to. Look for a # on the bottom-left of every screen.

Match the front of the keyboard with the # on the screen. 

Toggle the ON/OFF switch on the top-right of the keyboard. 

How do I change the volume?

Adjust the volume with the buttons on the 5" touch screen panel.  If you are using your own laptop, make sure the volume is turned on.

How do I share my screen with the other displays in the room?

Press the "Share Screen" button on the 5" touch screen panel.

Press on the other display buttons to Share out your screen.


List of Equipment:

70" Sharp Interactive Displays (Touch screen)
Built In Mac computer with every display
Crestron Touchscreens
Media:scape table
Video adapters/dongles
External Keyboard/Trackpad that connect to the built-in Macs
Intuitive Sharp Pen and Software
Built-in Surround Speakers

List of Software:

MS Office for Mac 11
Pages
Numbers
Keynote
Open Sakore - tutorials
Smartboard Smart Notebook
VLC Media Player