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Features of distance education tech

  1. 1. Video Conferencing<br />Done by: Roqaia (68697)<br /> Laila (68711)<br /> Ameena (68707)<br />
  2. 2. Define the technology<br />Videoconferencing is a unique method for providing real time interaction between staff and students who are located at different sites. It allows live face-to-face interaction between people in separate locations. <br />
  3. 3. Define objectives of using the technologyinDE<br /><ul><li>Provide a facility for committees to meet via Web conference.
  4. 4. Provide students with opportunities to learn by practicing in a two way communication plate form.
  5. 5. Students are able to explore, communicate, analyze and share information and ideas with one another.
  6. 6. It reduces travel expenses.
  7. 7. It increases the productivity.
  8. 8. It encourages telesimnars.</li></li></ul><li>Features<br /><ul><li>Reduce costs: Video conferencing costs substantially less than traveling and participants will never have to leave their office.
  9. 9. Save time and be more productive: Video conferencing brings work to your office instead of taking it abroad -- allowing you to maintain access to important people, tools, and resources that make your job easier.
  10. 10. Unique ways to interact: The online collaborative tools can enhance a meeting like (Document sharing and white board applications give you hands-on experience; text-messaging let you easily manage large group meetings).
  11. 11. Expand your reach: you can reach geographic boundaries and have experience.</li></li></ul><li>advantages<br /><ul><li>Login, listen and leave: It’s easy to meet with anyone, anywhere.
  12. 12. Save money by eliminating travel, accommodations, food and gas.
  13. 13. Enhance your meetings in ways that can’t be done in person.
  14. 14. Save time and be more productive.</li></li></ul><li>limitations<br /><ul><li>Communication: virtual conferencing system cannot replace the advantages of face-to-face communication (uncomfortable to camera, lose eye contact.
  15. 15. Security:as long as there are hackers trolling the Internet, there will always be security threats. Also, the confidentiality of all information that may be transferred.
  16. 16. Technology Concerns: like computer compatibility issues or weak Internet connections</li></li></ul><li>Discuss how this technology are used to deliver and support learning<br /><ul><li>Host of resources and access to content providers, teachers, librarians and more
  17. 17. Students can take classes at multiple universities
  18. 18. more teachers are adopting video conferencing as a method of enhanced communication and instruction. </li></li></ul><li>concerns<br /><ul><li>What exactly is a video conferencing?
  19. 19. What features do I get?
  20. 20. Is it safe?
  21. 21. What equipments are needed?
  22. 22. What does it cost? </li></li></ul><li>case studies/examples<br /><ul><li>ExeterUniversity
  23. 23. Pathfinder Project on videoconferencing .
  24. 24. HEA and JISC and ran across 14 months from May 2007 to July 2008.
  25. 25. purpose : </li></ul> enable evidence-based and informed decision-making in the context of VC, in order to reinforce effective practice and to bring about change.<br /><ul><li>Activities:
  26. 26. survey questions design.
  27. 27. Student presentations.
  28. 28. observation of teaching.
  29. 29. interviews with academic and support staff and with students</li></li></ul><li>case studies/examples<br /><ul><li>Virginia University
  30. 30. purpose:
  31. 31. Co-authoring
  32. 32. Interviewing
  33. 33. Programming
  34. 34. Staff Meeting</li>