Videoconferencing platforms for teaching online – a short video guide

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You need a reliable videoconferencing platform to deliver those live classes to your students. And you need to know how to use your chosen videoconferencing platform effectively, to ensure that your students have a smooth, enjoyable and useful learning experience.

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Eh, no, nowadays we use life videoconferencing for bringing prisoners up to court Cartoon by Pathuis: Bert Beamer via SNT conferencing services. finally after all those months! Free World! Seeing Family! Fresh Air! Birds!" "Eh,

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Videoconferencing platforms for teaching online – a short video guide

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You need a reliable videoconferencing platform to deliver those live classes to your students. And you need to know how to use your chosen videoconferencing platform effectively, to ensure that your students have a smooth, enjoyable and useful learning experience.

Don't Use Videoconferencing for Formal Meetings

Michael Sampson - Currents

Chris expressed surprise at Mike's comment about not using videoconferencing for formal meetings : " Mike let this one fly as we talked about collaboration and how his company, with people scattered around the country, use videoconferencing: "We never use it at a meeting where there's an agenda.". I rarely use videoconferencing, but I'm hugely interested in how people will use it in business, as quality options become more widely available.

Online Collaboration Tools by Robin Good | ZEEF

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Free VideoConferencing Web Apps. ZEEF works best with a modern browser. Browse Happy. Upgrade your browser today! Type Subject Company Personal Page name Curator Site or domain Tag Language EN NL FR. ui-button. This page. Subjects. Companies. Curators. Links. Create a page. Sign up. Login. Preferred region. Global (selected). Nederland. France. Online Collaboration Tools. Software tools, web apps and services for online collaboration. by Robin Good. Since 1998 publisher of MasterNewMedia.

5 ways to enhance your social presence in online courses

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If most of your online course takes place asynchronously, ensure that the regular synchronous (real-time) videoconferencing sessions are built into the course. Image by mrtopp. How are present are you as an instructor in your online courses?

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Narrate Your Work, Working Out Loud, with Google Plus

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Public vs. private vs. dedicated interactions – through circles -, offline social networking through text, real-time with IM, videoconferencing with Plus Hangouts , one of my favourite features, without a doubt!,

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Google Plus – Bridging Together Too Irreconcilable Worlds

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Volcanic Eruption in Europe Boosts Video Calling

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Collaboration technology collaboration technology collaboration tools communication technology technology videoconferencingBoth AFP and Reuters are reporting a spike in video calling as air travel is halted in Europe due to volcanic eruption. According to Cisco, there has been a huge surge in demand for its telepresence facilities in Europe. Skype, too, is seeing an increase in video-calling during the past few days.

Volcanic Eruption in Europe Boosts Video Calling

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The Leading Virtually Digest, February 14, 2009

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Bottom line: In this post, that references a Management Science article, we learn that videoconferencing appears to have an effect on communication. According to the study, people are more likely to base decisions on how much they like the other person in videoconferencing; this is in contrast to face-to-face interactions, where decisions tend to be based more on facts or information. What: Story on NPR about the use of video conferencing in immigration courts.

Technology: Pathuis cartoon

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A cartoon from intermediair by Pathuis: "I used to ask my wife in the evening what she thought about my fusion plans, but now I have videoconferencing: Trudy do you hear me

Large Companies in the UK are Permitting Less Travel - Collaboration Technology Steps into the Breach

Michael Sampson - Currents

Other hurdles cited by respondents included "lack of familiarity with/lack of availability/poor quality of videoconferencing" and "the cost/inconvenience of rail travel." ". The World Wide Fund in the UK surveyed 158 large companies in the UK about what's happening with business travel. The research found that: ". 47 percent had cut business flights and 63 percent have in place or plan to enact a policy for reducing business flights.

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Global Tech Spending on the Rise According to Forrester

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Enterprise demand for wireless, unified communications, and videoconferencing is also increasing. This is good news. According to a new forecast from Forrester , global tech spending will rise 7.1 percent in 2011 to $1.7 trillion, according to new forecast data from Forrester. Analyst Andrew Bartels writes that while the 2011 global tech market will be similar to the 7.2

My Top 10 Reasons Why I Bought an iPad 2

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Now, I do realise I can’t take good quality pictures with it, and I’m happy with it, that’s what my iPhone 4 and my real camera do and rather nicely anyway, but the cameras on the iPad 2 surely make for a superb add-on when doing videoconferencing, a la Facetime.

5 Ways to Use Video (in your online course)

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Hold regular videoconferencing sessions with your participants in real time. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Tweet This! Share this on Facebook. Add this to Google Reader. Email this to a friend? Video has been around for ages.

Benefit of Virtual Teams - the BP Experience (from mid-1990s)

Michael Sampson - Currents

BP's management authorized an 18-month, $13 million pilot project to test the concept of videoconferencing between multiple sites. - After meeting in-person first, videoconferencing "maintained a richness of communication and a sense of direct personal contact" that other tools couldn't deliver. In Knowing the Drill: Virtual Teamwork at BP , Don Cohen looks at the benefits that accrued to BP from virtual teaming approaches and technology in the 1990s.

Trip report: A brief foray into the future

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We used Telepresence , Cisco's technology that provides hi-def, interactive videoconferencing. So.what is Telepresence and how is it different from normal videoconferencing, the herky-jerky, irritating, low-resolution, out-of-synch, wish-it-were-always-better technology?

“It’s the Conversation, Stupid!” – Social media systems design for open innovation communities

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Of course, I have been in many videoconferencing sessions, but normally these are cumbersome events, requiring lots of high tech, special rooms, microphones, cameras and what not.

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Mobile Collaboration Moves Forward

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In this research, Forrester evaluated the mobility strengths and weaknesses of 13 vendors in four collaboration categories - document-based collaboration, webconferencing, videoconferencing, and activity streams. I received a review copy of the new The Forrester Wave™: Mobile Collaboration, Q3 2011 by Ted Schadler for Content & Collaboration Professionals.

News Updates (May 7, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

What's more, the actual travel-replacement effects of videoconferencing aren't exactly carved in stone. According to the WWF study, some research indicates that videoconferencing may actually have a neutral or negative impact on employee travel because travel time and budgets associated with internal meetings are shifted to strategic meetings with contacts outside the organization. Open Text Acquires Vignette.

Back in business

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My main contract is as a project manager for the implementation of a student portal, the other one concerns assisting in the development of a blended learning videoconferencing system for law students doing their internships at different law firms in the Netherlands (see picture).

News Updates (November 17, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The deals underscore a growing sense that videoconferencing is finally ready to go from an exotic luxury to an everyday part of business life. Thanks to increased broadband capacity, corporate networks can now better handle bandwidth-hogging videoconferencing sessions. Cisco has helped increase visibility for videoconferencing by heavily promoting its TelePresence technology, recently in a self-mocking product placement on NBC's 30 Rock. Video Going Mainstream.

News Updates (October 16, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

One, Tandberg is in the videoconferencing space, which is hot these days. On the other hand, $3 billion on the table represents a large premium not only to Tandberg's market value before the offer, but to the entire videoconferencing market. Tandberg Says No to Cisco.

The "you never know" principle

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One interesting element: IISC's colleague Louise O'Meara videoconferenced in from Belfast, Ireland, which was an ongoing reminder of the challenges and advantages brought by the virtual world. I'm a believer (wasn't that a song?).

Rebooting the conference

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a live videoconferencing event co-ordinated by the IATEFL Learning Technologies Special Interest Group, with contributors from 5 different countries, beamed into the unconference venue. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Tweet This! Share this on Facebook. Add this to Google Reader.

More on replacing business travel from Jessica Lipnack | Full Circle Associates

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Practical examples: The community empowerment network in Central Asia

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Face-to-face interaction was most successful in facilitating interactions at a national level, the videoconferencing inspired less exchange and the e-mail list saw only modest use.

News Updates (February 10, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

At first glance, the moves show Cisco preserving much of Tandberg's flagship videoconferencing lines and integrating Tandberg's technology into its own video and telepresence families, with an eye toward minimal disruption of Tandberg's channel. Day CQ 5.3. Day Software released version 5.3 of its content management system, and included new social collaboration capabilities, among others. Social Collaboration adds new support for Social Calendaring.

Obliterate or strategically use business travel? | Full Circle Associates

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Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Jul 24 2008 Obliterate or strategically use business travel?

News Updates (May 15, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Cisco's technology ended up being too hard to implement, and Regus was concerned about interoperability with other vendors' videoconferencing and telepresence systems. Regus Drops Cisco for Polycom. Regus, a provider of rented space and service for businesses, is dropping its Cisco telepresence suites in favor of Polycom equipment. " In March 2007, just months after the system was introduced, Cisco announced that Regus would set up TelePresence suites in 50 locations around the world.

Cisco Community Central: Enterprise Social Software : Pushing The Reset Button On How We Look At “Collaboration”

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

If you are collaborating you have to be communicating at some capacity (I like your example of videoconferencing - truly collaboration and communication.)

Collaborative Thinking: Microsoft Eyes Future of Teleconferencing with RoundTable

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It combines the features of a speakerphone with those found in videoconferencing into a device that Microsoft expects will retail for less than US$3,000.

The Leading Virtually Digest, February 8, 2009

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In addition to showing investors that Cisco is careful about it expenses during these difficult times, the CEO was also trying to advertise Cisco’s technology, such as telepresence videoconferencing, web meeting applications, and collaboration software, that enables businesses to cut down on travel. What: Financial Times special report about the current downturn offering opportunities for distributing leadership and the use of flexible virtual teams.

Tips for the online conference moderator

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Well before the online event, check that the speaker knows how to use the videoconferencing software effectively. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Tweet This! Share this on Facebook. Add this to Google Reader. Email this to a friend? Photo by lizzardo.

Being social at work: which communications model to adopt for the enterprise? | The AppGap

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The AppGap " " Dotster Provides On-line User Communities for Business: News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

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The AppGap " " Collaboration — What's in it for me?!: News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

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About | Contributors | Contact us | Subscribe: via RSS , via Twitter UPCOMING WEBINAR: No Time, No Budget, Fewer People? 5 Big Ideas for getting all that work done. Collaboration — What’s in it for me?!