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Technology Enhanced Classrooms


Academic Computing
Information Technology
Office of the Provost

What is a TEC?

Technology Enhanced Classrooms are spaces with built-in computing and multimedia equipment to aid in the teaching, collaboration, and presentation of material with students. TEC’s are a result of a partnership between the Office of the Provost and Information Technology with support from Academic Computing.


Includes an instructor podium or desk with fully integrated computing and multimedia equipment:

  • Touch Panel Controller
  • Full HD Projector or Display
  • Presentation Switcher
  • Sound System
  • Mac Computer
  • Laptop Input
  • Laptop Power Supply
  • Blu-Ray DVD Player
  • Document Camera


A more minimally designed classroom with high-quality A/V presentation ideal for flexible spaces such as pin-ups and critiques:

  • Simple & Intuitive Button Controller
  • Full HD Projector or Display
  • Built-In Speakers
  • Laptop Input
  • Wireless Device Mirroring (Select Spaces)

TEC Full AV Cart

Designed for hyflex teaching and video conferencing as well as general instructional use with a dedicated Mac computer, USB peripherals, and the option to wirelessly screen share Mac/iOS or Windows/ Android devices.

  • Full HD/ 4K 55″ or 65″ Display
  • Mac Mini  w/ AirPlay Receiver
  • Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter
  • Webcam
  • USB Speakerphone
  • Wired/ Wireless Keyboard and Mouse
  • Power Supply + Extension Cord

We encourage all users to access their files with Pratt’s Google Drive cloud storage. Windows specific software can be accessed via Launchpad in the OnePratt portal.

TEC Lite AV Cart

Mirroring the simplicity of the TEC Lite Classroom, these carts are designed as BYOD (Bring-Your-Own-Device) rigs for wirelessly sharing your Mac/ iOS or Windows/ Android devices. 

  • Full HD/ 4K 55″ or 65″ Display
  • Apple TV 
  • Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter
  • HDMI Connection
  • Power Supply + Extension Cord


For the most up-to-date list of classrooms and types that may be relevant to you, please use the Coursedog interface to search and reserve spaces.

Room Access

TEC Rooms are available to all instructors assigned to teach in them and are accessible via door swipe-locks that respond to your PrattCard. Users are assigned access by their individual departments at the beginning of each semester. If you have problems accessing a room, please contact your department liaison or the PrattCard Office.


Every TEC comes with full Service Desk support weekdays from 8AM–6PM. If you encounter problems with the technology in your room, please call 718.636.3765 or email

Higgins A/V

The Higgins Hall A/V Center serves the School of Architecture with audiovisual support and resource lending for faculty. The A/V Center supports all TEC Rooms within Higgins Hall in cooperation with the Pratt Technology Desk. For more information please visit Higgins A/V.