Numerous technology and facility upgrades were made on the Pullman campus this summer, particularly in Todd Hall.
By Deborah Carlson, General University Classroom Committee
PULLMAN, Wash. – Two recent construction projects on the Pullman campus have provided some needed additions to the types of classrooms and the technology available.
PULLMAN, Wash. – The two general university classrooms in Smith Gym were equipped with technology during summer and are available for scheduling by the Washington State University community through the normal channels.
Hurricane Katrina cut a wide swath across the Gulf Coast but, if WSU is any indication, the storm is cutting an even wider swath through college classrooms across the country, where Katrina is providing “teachable moments” in discussions ranging from geology to government, from power grids to power structures. Consider nursing, educational policy, construction management or broadcasting: it’s nearly impossible to find a discipline that can’t look to Katrina for curricular connections. “Any time there is a disaster, it goes right into my class,” said Steven Stehr, chair of the political science department. Stehr, who is writing a book on disaster relief in America, said … » More …
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