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Hosting or Participating in Video Conferencing Sessions - Teaching in Higher Ed

Hosting or Participating in Video Conferencing Sessions - Teaching in Higher Ed | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Tips for how to participate in video conferencing sessions in teaching, virtual office hours, mentoring, and in collaboration with other faculty.
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This article is extensive-but does provide lots of excellent tips that could apply to hosting a webinar, creating a video, or doing both-hosting or participating in video conferencing. 

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Free Video Chat & Conferencing Tools and How to Use Them

Free Video Chat & Conferencing Tools and How to Use Them | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

Tips and Resources for Using Free Video Conferencing Tools in Your Classroom Video conferencing and chat tools can be a wonderful instructional resource, as most educators know. You can bring the outside world and guests into your classroom..


Via Nik Peachey
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Skype, Google Hangouts plus more...

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Mª Jesús García S.M.'s curator insight, June 14, 2015 6:26 AM

Tips for flipping lessons!

Apollo B. Gabazira's curator insight, June 18, 2015 12:01 AM

Certainly the new paradigm to doing bisiness  - whether in the claassroon or company board room ..... We have to get used to this 

Yves Carmeille "Libre passeur"'s curator insight, March 18, 2016 4:12 AM

Some useful tips and links here.

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4 Ways to Engage Digitally Distracted Students

4 Ways to Engage Digitally Distracted Students | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Widely embraced as a complement to traditional classroom learning, online learning programs now have more than 5 million students enrolled in at least one digital course, according to a 2015 Babson study.
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Lots of ideas about how to liven up your online and traditional classrooms using groups, polling, and experiential learning via video debates and student-to-student mentoring.

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6 Ways Videoconferencing Is Expanding the Classroom -- THE Journal

6 Ways Videoconferencing Is Expanding the Classroom -- THE Journal | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
With instant access to international collaborators, virtual field trips and courses in other districts, learning can happen anywhere in the world.
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Find out how a number of schools used video conferencing to provide students with new learning opportunities.

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Better than Skype? Firefox Hello offers free no-account video conferencing

Better than Skype? Firefox Hello offers free no-account video conferencing | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Mozilla is known for the Firefox browser. It’s a powerful option to anyone looking to try something other than Safari, Internet Explorer, or Chrome.
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Sounds excellent, since it's so easy to use..watch out google hangouts and skype!


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