Tag Archives: Videoconferencing

While blended learning** has been around for a while now, it is often the benefits*** that are focussed on rather than some of the issues (including an increased workload for facilitators, technological problems, and poor communication – Garrison & Vaughan, … Continue reading

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Using insider research to study teacher engagement with video conferencing in first year classes

Image by mikecogh via FlickrNicola Westbury opened with an overview of the background to the study, and highlighted some issues such as the danger of disconnestion in large classes (Nicol, 2010) and how educators respond to technology education. The researchers … Continue reading

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Adobe Connect Web Conferencing unpacked: Follow Up Session

Thursday 28th October 2010 saw the second of the Adobe Connect Web Conferencing unpacked series of free taster sessions offered and facilitated by Kymm McPhail. In a dynamic, interactive session, Kymm encouraged all of the eight participants to explore the … Continue reading

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Mixed mode learning environment for midwifery students (Adam McMillan et al at Sharefest)

Image via Wikipedia A presentation that looked at the midwifery course at Wintec. The midwifery programme is 3years, 45 weeks /year, 4,8000 total hourse, 2,400 practice hours. The students range from 18 to 58, and have a wide range of … Continue reading

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