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Use of real time video to allow two or more people at remote sites to view the same content, exchange ideas and interact with one another. What is Videoconferencing?
View Station (Polycom or Tandberg) Projector, tv, or monitor camera microphone remote control speakers Equipment Needed
1. Content Providers virtual field trips, author talks, interactive videoconferencing with experts 2. Collaborations Sharing/Exchanging Projects & Academic Challenges ex: MysteryQuest, HistoryQuest, Bug Exchange, Landmark Challenge, tons of connections with all subjects 2 Types of Educational Videoconferencing
1. Research options for a VC (websites, connect2texas.net and seek out your Technology Specialist to help out on the process 2. Schedule the integration lab or equipment 3. Get your lesson plan prepared & obtain necessary materials 4. Test your connection before the actual VC date 5. Make sure students run through an etiquette lesson 6. Arrive 10-15 minutes early for your VC Want to participate? A very quick checklist for the teacher!