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Kinzler power point

  1. 1. USTREAM-TV Latreese Kinzler Educational Technologies & Research MAT/ EDUC 748
  2. 2. Table of Contents • What is USTREAM? • What are some uses for USTREAM ? • How can our students benefit from USTREAM? • What are some other uses for USTREAM? • What are some outcomes of USTREAM? • Links • Conclusion
  3. 3. What is USTREAM? Today, this web application allows its users to view and broadcast many different types of information live through the internet. Ustream was founded in the summer of 2006 by John Ham, Brad Hunstable, and Dr. Gyula Feher as a way to help overseas soldiers connect more efficiently with their families.
  4. 4. What are some uses for USTREAM? allows users to view & broadcast live political events, debates, and speeches allows users to view & broadcast live school events allows users to communicate live through blogs allows users to view & broadcast live historical events
  5. 5. How can our students benefit from USTREAM? Builds problem solving skills Collaboration Benefits Connecting with others Project-based learning The use of a Web 2.0 application enhances students learning, promotes the use of technology within the classroom and allows students to enhance their creativity.
  6. 6. What are some other uses for USTREAM? View & broadcast movies or upcoming shows Communicate with family & friends (blogs) View & broadcast sporting events View & broadcast personal milestones such as holiday gatherings, graduations, weddings, etc
  7. 7. Outcomes Subject: Science Grade: Elementary Taught by: Brain Smith “The Rippling Pond Project” Process: Create groups of 4-5 per computer. Provide students with a direct instruction (mini-lesson) a guided practice (demonstration) and then the students perform a group task independently using the computer as a resource for data and a place to post reflections on The teacher facilitates the activity and the class reconvenes to share their experiences. Students in each of the project learning teams have individual roles and responsibilities. Outcome: Enhance cooperative learning, increase technology experience, build problem solving skills, motivates students to be innovative and creative.
  8. 8. Links 008/04/09/wonderful-project-hp- and-brian-c-smith/
  9. 9. Conclusion Ustream is a great interactive broadcasting application which allows its users to connect with their audience through live internet access. Ustream also can enhance our students technology experience by allowing students to communicate through blogs, providing various activities that can reinforce learning and it allows students to work collaboratively on educational projects.