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Distance Education Services

About Us

In an effort to lead in cost effective services, ITS offers the facilities, equipment and technical assistance for:

  • Virtual Classroom Solutions, Video Conferencing & Mobile Collaboration Technologies: On-site support for any type of online video collaboration tool, including Zoom (see side bar), Skype, GoTo Meeting, as well as traditional videoconferencing solutions for any application (e.g., academic classes and academic support programs, administrative meetings, "by request" special events, etc.).
  • Echo360 Lecture Capture and Content Management: Any type of event or content can be captured, managed and made available to remote participants and distance learners anywhere in the world.
    • Classroom Capture: provided for large groups such as academic classes and support programs, administrative meetings, seminars and special events.
    • Personal Desktop Capture: Echo360 accounts available to all faculty to record, upload and manage media content from any device or location. 
  • Digital Media and Media Conversion: Any type of antiquated media content (e.g., videos, VHS, DVD, etc.) can be converted to a digital format and made available. Support is provided to enable you to seamlessly integrate this content into Canvas, your faculty homepage or anywhere else.

Locations and Facilities

UNCW's Distance Education Services currently supports Distance Education Classrooms strategically located throughout campus:

Distance Education Classrooms (photos):

Parking and Hours of Operation

  • For Randall Library room #2005 and King Hall rooms #202 or #203, please park in visitor lots "D" or "M."
  • For Education Building classrooms and Teaching Lab Building #1053, please park in the parking deck (Additional parking information).
  • Hours of operation: Weekdays 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. and weekends by request
  • Campus Map for your convenience

Network Affiliations

UNCW's Distance Education Services is an original member of the North Carolina Research and Education Network (NCREN). Our network affiliation with NCREN provides the UNCW community with access to a full suite of virtual classroom, videoconferencing, Web conferencing, satellite, streaming media and real-time collaboration and communication connectivity to public, private and non-profit institutions and organizations located throughout the world.