REACT Remote Education And Conferencing Tool Michael & Suzanne Wilson M & S Consultants Pty Ltd Designed & Developed By:
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1 REACT Remote Education And Conferencing Tool Designed & Developed By:Michael & Suzanne WilsonM & S Consultants Pty Ltd
2 Meeting Educational Goals High quality video for demonstrationsClear, crisp audio to give students optimum clarityApplication sharingInteractive & collaborativeEfficient distribution system
3 REACTWhat is it?What can you do with it?Where can you do it?
4 What is REACT ?REACT is designed for real time synchronous interactive distance learning (IDL) lessons and video conferencingREACT is a multi-party, multi-session, multimedia collaborative software programREACT has loads of multimedia collaborative tools combined into one presentation formREACT does not require expensive infrastructureREACT can be tailored to work over most networksREACT can be tailored to meet client needsAsynchronous is where students access online learning materials at a time that suits them as opposed to synchronous which is done in a real-time classroom situation.Collaborative to get the most interaction and collaboration between participantsOne presentation form means you don’t have to open and close programs and have numerous windows open – all REACT tools are combined into one presentation form and are accessed by a click of the mouse.We wanted to make REACT affordable and so we designed it to run on everyday computer hardware.The NT has a complicated network using both satellite and terrestrial carriage – supplied by different providers – so we designed the network to us existing carriage services.As the designers and developers of REACT, we can tailor it to meet your needs.
5 What Can You Do With REACT ? Audio & VideoPowerPoint PresentationsChatCollaborative StoryboardWhiteboard & InkingUpload ScreenshotsShare ApplicationsShare DesktopShare Web BrowserFile TransfersPlay Windows Media FilesThis is a list of the capabilities or tools that REACT provides.
6 Where Can You Do It? In a Chat Room At Your Desk! Video-Conference These are Venues that have been created for the School of the Air and are set up in a centralised Venue Server (dedicated desktop computer)Login ID determines access.Studio – dedicated school room set up similar to TV studio – can be run out of a laptop as at Maningrida CECChat room – virtual room set aside for student/student or student/teacher chat – maybe after lessonVideo-conference – virtual room used for video conferencingAt you desk – teacher to teacher meetings, principals meeting.Video-ConferenceIn a Studio
7 REACT Capabilities Audio & Video Teacher’s Video Conference – from their desks!
8 REACT PresentationPersonal ProfilesTeacher’s Video
9 Personal ProfilesPersonalised student attendance in a classroom
22 Technical High quality video Crisp, clear audio with lip synch Low latency codecs usedAbility to vary compression & resolution ratesCrisp, clear audio with lip synchAbility to change bit ratesInteractivity/collaborationP2P theory - everyone can do everythingEfficient distribution of course workMulticast – file transfers sent to allApplication Sharing & Clear document displayIt’s all in the code!
23 REACT provides teachers and students with learning options limited only by their imagination…..