Faculty members who will use a laptop in your classrooms: though wi-fi is available for you and your students to use in classrooms, there's a specific reason you, as the instructor, should turn it off:  A wired internet connection will provide you with the most reliable internet connectivity Whitman has to offer-- important for any online students connecting to your classroom!  By using a wired connection, you are eliminating a point of potential failure.

Instead of wi-fi:  when you connect your laptop to the smart classroom, you'll automatically be getting wired connection.

The caveat:  a small number of classrooms do not have an included computer, and this means that the technology used to connect your laptop to a wired internet connection is also not in these classrooms.  In this case, leave your wifi ON.  If you experience trouble with internet connectivity in these classrooms, we can help you.

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Don’t forget to turn your wi-fi back ON when your session in the classroom ends


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