Applications and Best Practices     with Interactive Videoconferencing                                       
Interactive Videoconferencing  Applications Staff  Development Administration Curriculum Enhancement Community Outreach
Interactive Videoconferencing  Applications <ul><li>Curriculum enhancement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Specialty subjects </li><...
Interactive Videoconferencing  Applications <ul><li>Administration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Board and staff meeting </li></ul...
Best Practices K-12 Education <ul><li>State-wide Network:  State of Wyoming </li></ul><ul><li>Regional Consortium:  Region...
Best Practices:  State-wide Network  State of Wyoming <ul><li>Governor initiated “Equity for All” strategic plan </li></ul...
Best Practices:  Regional Consortium Region 14 Education Service Center <ul><li>School applications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Best Practices: Urban School District  Broward County School District <ul><li>5 th  largest US school district </li></ul><...
Best Practices:  Suburban ISD Plano Independent School District <ul><li>Solved elective low-enrollment problem </li></ul><...
Best Practices:  Rural Schools Howe Public Schools <ul><li>Small, rural and isolated  </li></ul><ul><li>Expanded course of...
Best Practices:  Virtual Field Trips
Best Practices:  Virtual Field Trips   Representative USA Content Providers <ul><li>Aquatic Research Institute </li></ul><...
CDLR’s Distance Education  Certification Program <ul><li>Administration and Management  </li></ul><ul><li>Keys to Successf...
CDLR’s Collaborative Videoconferencing Certification <ul><li>Basic Equipment Operation  </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation Des...
CDLR’s Virtual Instructor Certification <ul><li>Online Course Conversion  </li></ul><ul><li>Online Course Models </li></ul...
<ul><li>Melissa Magnussen, USDLA’s 2006 Platinum Award Recipient for Excellence in Online Teaching </li></ul>CDLR’s Certif...
  Thank you! Deborah Harrison, Ph.D. Center for Distance Learning Research Texas A&M University [email_address] www.cdlr.t...
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  1. 1. Applications and Best Practices with Interactive Videoconferencing                                    
  2. 2. Interactive Videoconferencing Applications Staff Development Administration Curriculum Enhancement Community Outreach
  3. 3. Interactive Videoconferencing Applications <ul><li>Curriculum enhancement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Specialty subjects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dual enrollment and AP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Classroom collaboration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guest speakers and virtual field trips </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Professional development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>College credit courses and degrees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be a mentor – have a mentor </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Interactive Videoconferencing Applications <ul><li>Administration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Board and staff meeting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interviews </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Community outreach </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Job and employee training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>College credit courses </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Best Practices K-12 Education <ul><li>State-wide Network: State of Wyoming </li></ul><ul><li>Regional Consortium: Region 14 Education Service Center </li></ul><ul><li>Large Urban School District: Broward County Schools </li></ul><ul><li>Suburban School District: Plano ISD </li></ul><ul><li>Rural School District: Howe Public Schools </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Field Trips: Content Providers </li></ul>
  6. 6. Best Practices: State-wide Network State of Wyoming <ul><li>Governor initiated “Equity for All” strategic plan </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive distance learning network </li></ul><ul><li>82 high schools, 7 community colleges, University of Wyoming, Wyoming DOE </li></ul><ul><li>Higher-level classes </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual fieldtrips </li></ul><ul><li>Professional development </li></ul><ul><li>Meetings </li></ul>
  7. 7. Best Practices: Regional Consortium Region 14 Education Service Center <ul><li>School applications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>31% take high school courses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>50% take college courses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>69% take virtual field trips </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Community applications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Small business and web development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Childcare training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Volunteer firefighting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spanish </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Best Practices: Urban School District Broward County School District <ul><li>5 th largest US school district </li></ul><ul><li>Erate funded 75 systems 1 st year, 85 systems 2 nd year </li></ul><ul><li>25 distance learning courses </li></ul><ul><li>300 field trips </li></ul><ul><li>Connections to Europe, Africa and Asia </li></ul><ul><li>Adult education, professional development, administration </li></ul>
  9. 9. Best Practices: Suburban ISD Plano Independent School District <ul><li>Solved elective low-enrollment problem </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-Calculus, German, Latin </li></ul><ul><li>Student achievement same for traditional and remote classes </li></ul><ul><li>Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Replacement Program </li></ul>
  10. 10. Best Practices: Rural Schools Howe Public Schools <ul><li>Small, rural and isolated </li></ul><ul><li>Expanded course offerings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Spanish </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Art </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Professional development </li></ul><ul><li>National Geographic and Glenn Space Center collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual field trips and pen-pals </li></ul><ul><li>Parent-teacher conferences </li></ul><ul><li>Team-teaching </li></ul>
  11. 11. Best Practices: Virtual Field Trips
  12. 12. Best Practices: Virtual Field Trips Representative USA Content Providers <ul><li>Aquatic Research Institute </li></ul><ul><li>Baseball Hall of Fame </li></ul><ul><li>Center for Puppetry Arts </li></ul><ul><li>Conner Prairie Museum </li></ul><ul><li>Liberty Science Center </li></ul><ul><li>Elephant Sanctuary </li></ul><ul><li>Georgia Music Hall of Fame </li></ul><ul><li>Liberty Science Center </li></ul><ul><li>Library of Congress </li></ul><ul><li>Mote Marine Laboratory </li></ul><ul><li>Museum of Television and Radio </li></ul><ul><li>Museum of Tolerance </li></ul><ul><li>NASA Johnson Space Center </li></ul><ul><li>National Museum of Science and Industry </li></ul><ul><li>Ocean Institute </li></ul><ul><li>Queens Botanical Garden </li></ul><ul><li>San Diego Zoo </li></ul><ul><li>United States Senate </li></ul><ul><li>Wetlands Institute </li></ul><ul><li>Zoo Atlanta </li></ul>
  13. 13. CDLR’s Distance Education Certification Program <ul><li>Administration and Management </li></ul><ul><li>Keys to Successful Videoconferencing </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction to Distance Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Funding Distance Education Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Training Distance Education Practitioners </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching and Training over Distance </li></ul><ul><li>Distance Education Approaches </li></ul><ul><li>Hands-on Experience! </li></ul><ul><li>June 4 th and October 1 st </li></ul>
  14. 14. CDLR’s Collaborative Videoconferencing Certification <ul><li>Basic Equipment Operation </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation Design and Development </li></ul><ul><li>Interaction Techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Support </li></ul><ul><li>A Distance Educator’s Roles and Responsibilities </li></ul><ul><li>June 12 th and October 16 th </li></ul>
  15. 15. CDLR’s Virtual Instructor Certification <ul><li>Online Course Conversion </li></ul><ul><li>Online Course Models </li></ul><ul><li>Online Learner Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Networking with Other Instructors </li></ul><ul><li>Adult Learning and Instructional Design </li></ul><ul><li>The Tools of Online Instruction </li></ul><ul><li>June 18 th and October 8 th </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Melissa Magnussen, USDLA’s 2006 Platinum Award Recipient for Excellence in Online Teaching </li></ul>CDLR’s Certification Program Instructor
  17. 17. Thank you! Deborah Harrison, Ph.D. Center for Distance Learning Research Texas A&M University [email_address] www.cdlr.tamu.edu

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