COLLEGE OF SCIENCE,
ENGINEERING AND
TECHNOLOGY

Computer Physics Technology Lab

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS

TECH 247

Texas campuses participating in the Texas Physics Consortium

  • A Trans-Texas Videoconference Network (TTVN)-system for real-time and recorded course delivery
  • Recording facility for most of the courses
  • Advanced Smart-Boards to facilitate course delivery

This Laboratory represents a link to the outside world of expanded learning opportunities for our students. Students and faculty members will be able to participate in Distance Learning courses in specialized areas not represented within the Department.

This facility currently supports TSU-Physics’ participation within the Texas Physics Consortium (TPC) which includes eight other campuses across the State, pooling their curriculum resources and expanded faculty specializations (i.e. Astronomy, Cosmology, Geophysics, etc.). The other physics programs participating in the TPC include Midwestern State University, Prairie View A & M University, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Tarleton State University, Texas A & M University – Commerce, West Texas A & M University, and Texas A & M University-Central Texas.

Expanding the course offerings available to TSU students will make them more competitive in their post-graduate career objectives. The production of well trained students is essential for sustaining TSU’s research activities. This classroom contributes to the learning process in a very modern way, ensuring the production of the best trained TSU students possible, able to impact ongoing, faculty led, research.

Teleconferencing equipment used for delivering and receiving remote classes

Teleconferencing equipment used for delivering and receiving remote classes