Webinars – Futuristic Windows to Learning and Educational PD Karen Brooks
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Georgia Library Media Association http://glma.wordpress.com/2008/02/13/what-is-it-we-want-a-21st-century-learner-to-learn/
 
Webinar vs. Webcast <ul><li>Webinar  is short for Web-based seminar. Webinar's are just like a conference room based semin...
Key Interactive Features of a Webinar: <ul><li>Use integrated audio conferencing or audio via the public Internet (compute...
Benefits of Webinars for Learning and Professional Development <ul><li>Reach a larger audience  </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce c...
What is Needed to Attend and Participate <ul><li>A computer  </li></ul><ul><li>Internet access </li></ul><ul><li>Speakers ...
http://www.learningtimes.net/conferences.shtml Illinois Online Conference Innovative Learning Conference
http://community.discoveryeducation.com/about/webinar_archives
http://www.iddl.vt.edu/instructors/breeze/
 
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  1. 1. Webinars – Futuristic Windows to Learning and Educational PD Karen Brooks
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  3. 4. Georgia Library Media Association http://glma.wordpress.com/2008/02/13/what-is-it-we-want-a-21st-century-learner-to-learn/
  4. 6. Webinar vs. Webcast <ul><li>Webinar is short for Web-based seminar. Webinar's are just like a conference room based seminar and professional development, however, participants view the presentation through their Web-browser and listen to the audio through their computer speakers of telephone. A key feature of a Webinar is its interactive elements -- the ability to give, receive and discuss information. Hosting a Webinar requires the use of specialized software (ie. Adobe Presenter or Elluminate ) that enables presenter(s) to deliver an interactive presentation via the Internet (or Web). </li></ul><ul><li>The &quot; Webcast &quot;, is data transmission tool that is primarily one way and does not allow interaction between the presenter and the audience. </li></ul>
  5. 7. Key Interactive Features of a Webinar: <ul><li>Use integrated audio conferencing or audio via the public Internet (computer speakers) </li></ul><ul><li>Let the audience see the presenter's computer screen for live product demos and for collaborative projects </li></ul><ul><li>Present with PPT and Show animation </li></ul><ul><li>Recording capabilities for later playback </li></ul><ul><li>Attendee pre-registration and reporting </li></ul><ul><li>Present audience polls and questionnaires </li></ul><ul><li>Manage live question and answer dialogs during a presentation </li></ul>
  6. 8. Benefits of Webinars for Learning and Professional Development <ul><li>Reach a larger audience </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce cost </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce travel time </li></ul><ul><li>Digitally record and allow future playback </li></ul><ul><li>Participation in a 21 st Century Skill </li></ul><ul><li>Comfort of Participating in your own setting </li></ul>
  7. 9. What is Needed to Attend and Participate <ul><li>A computer </li></ul><ul><li>Internet access </li></ul><ul><li>Speakers </li></ul><ul><li>Microphone </li></ul>
  8. 10. http://www.learningtimes.net/conferences.shtml Illinois Online Conference Innovative Learning Conference
  9. 11. http://community.discoveryeducation.com/about/webinar_archives
  10. 12. http://www.iddl.vt.edu/instructors/breeze/
  11. 14. http://www.slideshare.net/kbrooks
  12. 15. Karen Brooks [email_address]

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