appear.in is an easy to use video meeting system in your browser
theo kuechel's insight:
With appear.in you can set up video meeting for up to 8 users such as teachers, students or even classrooms in seconds. All you have to do is choose a name for your 'meeting' room. Click Create and you immediatley have a link to share and use instantly. Once you have invited your particpants you can lock the room, or leave it open for up to 8 others to join. There is nothing to install! The possibilities are endless.
I got the heads up on this from my colleague Leon Cych at L4LTV - here he is interviewing Svien Willassen of http://appear.in about the technology which is based on the WebRTC APIs
From Google's official announcement: "Today we're excited to launch Hangouts On Air to Google+ users worldwide.
With just a few clicks, you’ll be able to:Broadcast publicly. By checking "Enable Hangouts On Air," you can broadcast your live hangout—from the Google+ stream, to your YouTube channel or your website—to the entire world.
See how many viewers you’ve got. During your broadcast, you can look inside the hangout to see how many people are watching live.
Record and re-share. Once you're off the air, we’ll upload a public recording to your YouTube channel, and to your original Google+ post. This way it's easy to share and discuss your broadcast after it's over.
Of course, launching millions of live stations takes some doing, so we're rolling out Hangouts On Air gradually, over the next few weeks."
Some very good news, that many of us in education been waiting on for quite a while. Having facility to combine video conferencing with broadcasting and publishing will really extend what is possible in collaborative learning spaces for schools, colleges and educational projects around the world.
WeVideo is an easy to use, yet slick and effective browser-based video editing platform that lets you share and collaborate with others, it is available as a YouTube plugin at http://youtube.com/create - choose the WeVideo editor
The school has already served more than 200 years old and is still considered the main form of access to education. Today, the school and education are concepts widely discussed in academic, public policy, educational institutions, media and society spaces civil.Desde origin, the school has been characterized by structures and practices today mostly considered obsolete and outdated"
La Educación Prohibida (Forbidden education) is a project centered on a 2:25 hour film that explores in Education, its origins, theory and practice in detail. It is also a research project that uses social media with over 25000 followers. It combines interviews with academics, students, teachers and parents, with dramatic storylines and animated sequences
This is an open Copyleft film and the producers encourage you to download, remix and share this film. Some of the sequences are ideal for CPD or to further our current discourse on education and learning. I think the film has a great significance for us all.
The film is in Spanish with English, Portugese, French and Italian captions. The site is in Spanish - I viewed it using Googles auto-translate pug-in with Chrome
The viducate network - an initiative to promote video education across all educational sectors in Europe
Our vision is: "Viducate is concerned with the development of active citizenship in intercultural contexts at all levels of formal and informal education. Video and multimedia form the core of this non-prescriptive pedagogy of production in the information society."
Excellent to see another example of cross cultural collaboration in this important field. Viducate offers reports, newsletters conferences, workshops and hosts a community of practice.
The Encyclopedia of Life is an unprecedented effort to gather and share scientific knowledge about all living things in a single online resource, giving each of us a breathtaking view of our amazing world.
There are over 1200 videos of living nature available on EOL http://eol.org/ all licenced under Creative Commons.
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