Presentation on theme: "VC Web An Online Website Dedicated to the Use of Videoconference Technology with Deaf Students Karen Warren Director of Information Technology Services."— Presentation transcript:
VC Web An Online Website Dedicated to the Use of Videoconference Technology with Deaf Students Karen Warren Director of Information Technology Services American School for the Deaf Phil Mackall Director, Information Systems and Computer Support Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center
- Agenda Why we did what we did… What we did… How can you help…
- The Need But … Isolated teachers – no support system –What are others doing? –What is special about deaf users? More affordable technology Better quality for sign communication
- The Solution – A Website Be easy to navigate Not require a lot of teacher time to use Provide easy way to find collaborations Share resources and links Initial site for additional listservs, blogs, etc.
- Development - Roles Karen Warren, ASD, leads project and hosts listserv Phil Mackall, Clerc Center, hosts Web site and technical support Sydney Lasry, Clerc Center, codes site 2004 participants join listserv and provide feedback
-The Website People who participated Schools Using Videoconference Technology Projects Using Videoconference Technology Virtual Trips Teacher Information Conferences/Traini ng Equipmen t