Global Immediacy

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Using Video Telephony to Bring Distant Guests into Your Classroom: Recent developments make it cheaper (and possibly easier) than ever to have audio-video conversations online. This opens up more possibilities for bringing guest speakers to your class without actual travel. In this hands-on workshop you'll learn how to use Skype to talk to people around the globe. Bring the world into your classroom! [Presented at Xavier University of Louisiana on November 19, 2009. This online version of the slideshow does not contain the "hands-on" portion.]

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Global Immediacy

  1. 1. Global Immediacy Using Video Telephony to Bring Distant Guests into Your Classroom
  2. 2. Dr. Marion Carroll Beyond Jena Forum — January 31, 2009
  3. 3. Overview <ul><ul><li>Background of video telephony and VoIP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Skype history and how-to and caveats </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Classroom applications </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Video telephony in the year 2000, as imagined in 1910. From a French postcard.
  5. 7. Easily the most influential consumer offering that the VoIP world has been able to produce. — iLocus
  6. 8. Ahti Heinla, Toivo Annus and Priit Kasesalu
  7. 12. Credits <ul><li>Kimberly & Marion by Bart Everson </li></ul><ul><li>Postcard by Villemard, Public Domain </li></ul><ul><li>Taxi Face by NYC Arthur </li></ul><ul><li>Ethernet Walkie-Talkies by Matt Chan </li></ul><ul><li>Skype by Mark McLaughlin </li></ul><ul><li>Ahti Heinla, Toivo Annus and Priit Kasesalu by Joi Ito </li></ul><ul><li>Screenshots of Skype, copyright Skype Limited </li></ul><ul><li>Visualizing the Guardian: Surveillance & Privacy by Jer Thorp </li></ul><ul><li>Interpreting Class by Drew Tolson </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic Classroom by Bart Everson </li></ul><ul><li>All images licensed under Creative Commons unless otherwise noted. </li></ul>

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