Using the Smart Board

If you require assistance with this equipment, please contact us at 617-422-7404.

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Normal setup utilizes USB connections and a second projector which provides a second display in the large classrooms.

Orient the Board

Power on the computer & projection system. Orient the Board by touching the center of the + where the arrow points. Suitable accuracy for most uses is 20 crosses. Close the Smart Board mini menu to begin use.

Smart Board Basics

The smartboard controls display on the lower left of the monitor as well as on the board itself.

For a good tutorial on the basics see Smart Technology's Hands on Practice: Interactive Whiteboard Basics.


The Sympodium is a small tablet using smartboard technology which allows the Professor to face the class. New England Law is planning to purchase one for the fall semester. The U. of Alberta has a good tutorial.