Trends in Distance Learning Technology

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Education today is at a tipping point. The ability to visually collaborate, share knowledge, and connect to the world is empowering educators to transform the learning environment thus motivating and engaging students of all ages.

Join IVCi and Polycom for an informative webinar covering the latest trends and best practices in distance learning and visual collaboration technology.

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Trends in Distance Learning Technology

  1. 1. Trends in Distance Learning Technology Borderless Education: Collaborative Learning Environments Marci Powell │ Polycom, Global Director for Education USDLA Chair Emerita and Past President
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  5. 5. The BYOD movement Almost two-thirds of students aged 10 to 12 and 90 percent of those 14 to17 have a cellphone, while smartphone usage is at 44 percent for secondary students and 49 percent for college students. 5
  6. 6. Innovative Learning Environments 6
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  8. 8. Lecture Capture 8
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  15. 15. Collaborative Environments 15
  16. 16. Welcome to Deloitte’s Classroom for the Future 1 8 1 5 1 3 7 4 2 6 1 Multiple projection screens eliminate “front of the room” and create a 360° learning experience 2 Central technology control with A/V help button for responsive tech support 3 Nearby team rooms and printers support your creative learning format 4 Movable whiteboards for portable and paperless idea sharing 5 Copycams enable you to photograph, print, save, and share content 6 Power and projection connections at each table enable simultaneous presentations 7 Natural light to enhance alertness and learning reception 8 Instant removable walls and mobile furniture enables flexible room configurations 9 Polycom teleclassroom video conference capabilities connect remote learners to DU 16 9
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  18. 18. Global Content Providers The Biosphère Manhattan School of Music 18
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  22. 22. ReefHQ LIVE from within the southern hemisphere’s largest tank Remote Telescope Project Charles Sturt University enables actual astronomy study during school day 22
  23. 23. STEM Initiatives – Science experiments, chemistry (they love to blow things up), guest scientists 23
  24. 24. Collaborations Around the Planet - CAPspace Nearly 14,000 educators from 52 countries in CAPspace. 24
  25. 25. Marci Powell Polycom Global Director, Education USDLA Chair Emerita and Past President 210-403-9737 marci.powell@polycom.com mpowell@usdla.org 25

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