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Lessons learned from teaching Business English online using clients' virtual meeting software Mike Hogan BESIG Summer Symp...
Teaching BE using virtual meeting software <ul><li>What is it? / Why use it? / Target group? </li></ul><ul><li>Background ...
What? & Why? Target group?
Functionality
 
Virtual whiteboard
Our context <ul><li>Challenges & Opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>HR - Participants - IT </li></ul><ul><li>Installation </l...
Content <ul><li>Sources: </li></ul><ul><li>Tailor-made material </li></ul><ul><li>Authentic material </li></ul><ul><li>Pub...
Images, Audio + Video Coursebook CDs Podcasts Your own recordings
In-house developed content
 
Screen Sharing (Authentic)
Resources & tools  (published + tailor-made)
 
no  upload for invited trainer Platform Overview + Netviewer taken over 2011 IATEFL BESIG June 2011 Pricing Installation P...
http://www.webconferencing-test.com/en/webconferencing_top5/webconference_compact_results.html
http://www.webconferencing-test.com/en/webconferencing_top5/webconference_compact_results.html
Lessons learned / Recommendations <ul><li>Organizational: </li></ul><ul><li>Timing – optimal length </li></ul><ul><li>Grou...
<ul><li>Functional:   </li></ul><ul><li>Interaction ground rules </li></ul><ul><li>Whiteboard with multiple simultaneous u...
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  • Reference Business with Bob videos.
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    1. 1. Lessons learned from teaching Business English online using clients' virtual meeting software Mike Hogan BESIG Summer Symposium University of Lancaster 24.06.2011
    2. 2. Teaching BE using virtual meeting software <ul><li>What is it? / Why use it? / Target group? </li></ul><ul><li>Background to our context </li></ul><ul><li>Our solution + pilot phases </li></ul><ul><li>Training content </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of platforms </li></ul><ul><li>Lessons learned & recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>Q+A </li></ul>
    3. 3. What? & Why? Target group?
    4. 4. Functionality
    5. 6. Virtual whiteboard
    6. 7. Our context <ul><li>Challenges & Opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>HR - Participants - IT </li></ul><ul><li>Installation </li></ul><ul><li>Firewalls </li></ul><ul><li>Back-end software already in place? </li></ul><ul><li>(e.g. Flash) </li></ul><ul><li>The solution…use software the client is already using for virtual meetings! </li></ul>
    7. 8. Content <ul><li>Sources: </li></ul><ul><li>Tailor-made material </li></ul><ul><li>Authentic material </li></ul><ul><li>Published material </li></ul>
    8. 9. Images, Audio + Video Coursebook CDs Podcasts Your own recordings
    9. 10. In-house developed content
    10. 12. Screen Sharing (Authentic)
    11. 13. Resources & tools (published + tailor-made)
    12. 15. no upload for invited trainer Platform Overview + Netviewer taken over 2011 IATEFL BESIG June 2011 Pricing Installation Platform € 50/month Flash (no plug-in) unless CP screenshare OnSync € 39/month [50] GoTo Meeting $45/month (yearly) or $55 (monthly) [25] Flash (Plug-in) Adobe Connect Pro <smartphone app> Volume licenses. Avail for €142 (re-seller) Installation at client Live Meeting [Lync] (Microsoft) 38€/month [25] Java (Active-X installation) Web Ex (Cisco) <smartphone app>
    13. 16. http://www.webconferencing-test.com/en/webconferencing_top5/webconference_compact_results.html
    14. 17. http://www.webconferencing-test.com/en/webconferencing_top5/webconference_compact_results.html
    15. 18. Lessons learned / Recommendations <ul><li>Organizational: </li></ul><ul><li>Timing – optimal length </li></ul><ul><li>Group size </li></ul><ul><li>Not all CPs have a headset/speakers. Consider telcon option </li></ul><ul><li>Can CPs use their own office? Where will they be/want to be? </li></ul><ul><li>Cannot show/share/link to Flash videos (Client limitations) [this also rules out Adobe) </li></ul><ul><li>Blocked sites need to be whitelisted </li></ul>
    16. 19. <ul><li>Functional: </li></ul><ul><li>Interaction ground rules </li></ul><ul><li>Whiteboard with multiple simultaneous users (different colours), although WebEx screenshot saves in .ucl </li></ul><ul><li>- Go around: Snipping tool, or screenshot saved as jpg. </li></ul><ul><li>ppt. animation – limited + slow, but functional </li></ul><ul><li>Audio content OK when embedded but problematic when streamed via screen/browser share (incl. video) </li></ul><ul><li>Can’t share/show more than one application at one time. i.e. when listening, CPs can’t see comp. qs. No ‘pods’ present (as in Adobe Connect). </li></ul>Lessons learned / Recommendations
    17. 20. Q & A
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