Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Conferencing on the Cheap With Web 2


Published on

Just a fun experiment where I embed a bunch of Web 2.0 apps onto a single web page for an online conference room.

Published in: Technology, Design

Conferencing on the Cheap With Web 2

  1. Make a simple Web-based Conference Room with Web 2.0 By Chaz Maloney FREEWARE
  2. A good question… Is it possible to “mash up” a bunch of freebie Web 2.0 tools onto a single web page to create a virtual conference room? at least i think so
  3. The answer… YES!
  4. How I built a Conference Room ‘Mash-up’… the roughly six steps: <ul><li>First I had to decide what are the most important tools for the conference room? </li></ul><ul><li>Go out and find the tools. There is a free embeddable tool for just about everything. </li></ul><ul><li>Get a copy of the free tool and collect the html and javascript snippets required to embed the tool. </li></ul><ul><li>Build a single web page container for the snippets. </li></ul><ul><li>Put the web page on a host. </li></ul><ul><li>Invite several people to the web page for a test run. </li></ul>
  5. What are the most important web2.0 tools to include? <ul><ul><li>I selected four for my first attempt (you might look for different tools): </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Slide presenter tool </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Voice over IP tool </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chat tool </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>File download </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. Finding the tools… <ul><li>Slide presenter tool = </li></ul><ul><li>Voice over IP tool = </li></ul><ul><li>Chat tool = </li></ul><ul><li>File download = for now, just a hyperlink to a file on my website  </li></ul>
  7. Harvesting embeddable html and javascript snippets
  8. Build a web page… <ul><li>Use your favorite wysiwyg editor to create a table with an appropriately sized cell for each tool. </li></ul><ul><li>Go to code reveal and paste in the tool embedding snippets for each tool. </li></ul><ul><li>Save the page </li></ul><ul><li>Load the page to a web server! </li></ul>
  9. Now, invite a few people to see your nifty and sleek conference room. Join me in my fancy online conference room: http:// /
  10. Was that fun? Want to tell me about your own crazy Instructional Technology projects? [email_address] Haters: don’t bother “griefing” me if you don’t like the project, it was just for fun! -Cheers!