Intro to online learning tools session

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  • September 7, 2011
  • September 7, 2011
  • September 7, 2011
  • September 7, 2011
  • September 7, 2011
  • September 7, 2011
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  • September 7, 2011
  • Intro to online learning tools session

    1. 1. www.rsc-yh.ac.uk September 7, 2011 | slide Online Learning - tools Ken Scott E-learning advisor www.rsc-yh.ac.uk RSCs – Stimulating and supporting innovation in learning
    2. 2. www.rsc-yh.ac.uk September 7, 2011 | slide <ul><li>Top 5 tools – in no particular order…. </li></ul><ul><li>Elluminate </li></ul><ul><li>Adobe Connect </li></ul><ul><li>WIZIQ </li></ul><ul><li>Webex </li></ul><ul><li>YUGMA </li></ul>
    3. 3. www.rsc-yh.ac.uk September 7, 2011 | slide <ul><li>Elluminate </li></ul><ul><li>what we are using currently </li></ul><ul><li>Market leader </li></ul><ul><li>Recently acquired by Blackboard </li></ul><ul><li>Feature-rich/mid-priced </li></ul><ul><li>Loads Java applet each time – may need admin rights </li></ul>
    4. 4. www.rsc-yh.ac.uk September 7, 2011 | slide <ul><li>Adobe Connect </li></ul><ul><li>Very popular platform </li></ul><ul><li>Particularly easy to use </li></ul><ul><li>Few connectivity problems </li></ul><ul><li>per seat pricing model </li></ul><ul><li>Needs Flash – usually installed? </li></ul>
    5. 5. www.rsc-yh.ac.uk September 7, 2011 | slide <ul><li>WIZIQ </li></ul><ul><li>good moodle integration </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to use </li></ul><ul><li>30 day trial/cheap to buy (from £6 per month) </li></ul><ul><li>No additional software, just java-enabled browser </li></ul><ul><li>Good training support </li></ul>
    6. 6. www.rsc-yh.ac.uk September 7, 2011 | slide <ul><li>WEBEX </li></ul><ul><li>Widely used </li></ul><ul><li>CISCO product so well supported </li></ul><ul><li>Trial available </li></ul><ul><li>More aimed at webinars rather than teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Runs on ipads and androids </li></ul>
    7. 7. www.rsc-yh.ac.uk September 7, 2011 | slide <ul><li>YUGMA </li></ul><ul><li>Open-source </li></ul><ul><li>Needs special software to host a meeting – free </li></ul><ul><li>Desktop sharing only until you upgrade </li></ul><ul><li>New – reliability? </li></ul>
    8. 8. www.rsc-yh.ac.uk September 7, 2011 | slide £60 pa for base product Software to download Needs Outlook for invites Good looking Yugma £500 pa for install Chrome problems? Easy to use Fully featured Good support WizIQ £30 per host per month Limited to webinars Easy to use World leader Webex £50 per month for small install Flash needed Not as intuitive Easy to use Works on anything Good support Adobe Connect £4000 for small install Java applet Ppt support Robust Easy to use Elluminate Cost - + Name
    9. 9. www.rsc-yh.ac.uk September 7, 2011 | slide Questions? Ken Scott [email_address] Skype:- kenscottwork

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