Visit us in Pearson 116

116 Pearson Hall – 125 Academy Street, Newark, Delaware – University of Delaware

We’re a teaching and technology space with a coffee shop vibe, your go-to spot for educational innovation and community. We’re open to all those who teach at UD and who want to infuse technology into the experience. 

We have adaptable-use areas for faculty, teaching staff, and graduate teaching assistants. You may reserve a variety of spaces in advance, or drop in to use any available spot during our regular hours. See below to learn more about seating arrangements and technology capabilities.

The partners of Faculty Commons remain available to broaden your access to instructional support services. Faculty Commons partners represent expertise from every unit on campus that supports teaching. You’re encouraged to engage and collaborate with any (or all!) of the partners.

RESERVE A SPACE

Pearson 116 has several spaces available for reservation. Please email ats-info@udel.edu to reserve a space.

THE SANDBOX

Perfect for large meetings and workshops.

Seating: up to 35

Furnishings: 6 tables on wheels, up to 35 chairs on wheels, glass writing surfaces on walls, power access on walls and floor

Catering friendly: Yes

Technology:

  • HD projection with retractable screen
  • 70″ Dell LCD-based interactive display
  • Windows 10 PC with wireless keyboard and mouse
  • Surround sound system
  • Presenter microphones for voice reinforcement
  • Wireless projection and collaboration routing capabilities
  • Video conferencing camera for Zoom
  • Speakerphone for dial up voice calls
  • Video and audio recording capabilities

TABLE WORKSTATIONS

Great for small group meetings.

Seating: up to 5

Furnishings: Chairs on wheels with 2 fixed tables available, power access at table-level

Technology:

  • 32″ LCD display with HDMI and VGA inputs
  • Available Windows PC with wireless keyboard and mouse
  • Wireless projection and collaboration

BOOTHS

ATS Pearson booth

Great for small group meetings.

Seating: up to 8

Furnishings: 4 fixed booth benches with 2 fixed tables available, power access at table-level

Technology:

  • 32″ LCD display with HDMI and VGA inputs
  • Available Windows PC with wireless keyboard and mouse
  • Wireless projection and collaboration

Q-PODS

ATS Q-Pods in Pearson Hall

Great for meeting with colleagues, or a quiet space to work on individual tasks

There are two sound-isolated Q-Pods at 116 Pearson. One Pod holds up to four people and is ideal for small meetings, interviews or group tasks. The other Pod is meant for one individual and is equipped with a 19-inch monitor with HDMI input for displaying your devices – ideal for video conferences.

Seating: up to 4

Furnishings: Seat/benches with a fixed table/desk, power access at table-level

Technology: 19-inch monitor with HDMI input

VIDEO RECORDING STUDIO

Great for video recording where help is just a step away.

Accomodates: Up to 2 presenters simultanously

Furnishings: Green screen, table for devices, lightboard

Technology:

  • HD camera
  • Green screen allows for various backgrounds
  • Stand in front of your content like a weather person
  • “One touch” start, stop, switch sources control
  • Document camera available
  • High-quality microphone
  • LightBoard for front-facing handwriting experience

SEATING AREA

Perfect for informal or casual meetings and conversations.

Seating: up to 7 comfortably

Furnishings: L-shaped couch, two worktables, coffee table, charging station, whiteboards available upon request

Technology:

  • Pico projection available upon request to display laptops and tablets

CONFERENCE ROOMS

Perfect for small meetings and private conversations.

Seating: up to 6

Furnishings: rounded table, 6 rolling chairs, glass writing surfaces on walls, power at table-level and on walls, sliding door for soundproofing

Technology:

  • 32″ LCD display with HDMI and VGA inputs
  • Windows PC or Macintosh with wireless keyboard and mouse
  • Ulta-wide video conferencing capabilities for Zoom
  • Wireless projection and collaboration