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Videoconferencing applications in education, 2009

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  1. 1. Getting Started with IVC Jan Zanetis Market Manager for Education
  2. 2. Subject Matter Experts, Virtual Fieldtrips Sharing Limited Resources Global Citizens Student Driven Professional Development
  3. 3. Distance Classes
  4. 4. <ul><li>CILC and TANDBERG Content Search Portal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Any subject, any grade </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One stop shop to find content to support and enhance curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TANDBERG Education Resources URL: </li></ul></ul>Accessing Content Providers
  5. 5. TANDBERG Connections Program What is the program? <ul><li>The TANDBERG Connections Program offers FREE monthly content/virtual field trips (VFT) to K-12 schools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Based on a school calendar year we offer 30 VFT programs per month on a first-come, first-served basis </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How can schools use this program? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>As a fabulous, engaging way to supplement the curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>As an easy way to get started with distance learning </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Free Virtual Fieldtrip Providers <ul><li>Pro Football Hall of Fame </li></ul><ul><li>NASA Distance Learning Network </li></ul><ul><li>Mote Marine Laboratory </li></ul><ul><li>Cleveland Museum of Art </li></ul><ul><li>Baseball Hall of Fame </li></ul><ul><li>America’s Spaceport </li></ul>
  7. 7. Zeroing in on Collaboration <ul><li>Fastest Growing Segment of IVC usage </li></ul><ul><li>Zero Cost Attraction </li></ul><ul><li>Limited Only by YOUR Imagination! </li></ul><ul><li>Networking structures in place </li></ul>
  8. 8. Sharing Local Resources….
  9. 9. Collaboration Center <ul><li>It’s easy to post a collaboration idea or browse other teacher’s collaborative projects </li></ul><ul><li>From simple class to class projects to global education initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>Here’s a VC Collaboration Wiki: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// / </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Finding Collaborative Partners <ul><li>TANDBERG/CILC Collaboration Center: </li></ul><ul><li>iEarn-International Education and Resource Network: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>AT&T Knowledge Network Explorer: Videoconferencing for Learning: Collaboration Collage Listserv </li></ul>
  11. 11. Examples from the “Top of the Pyramid” <ul><li>Connect 2 Texas! </li></ul><ul><li>Cotton, Plant of Many Uses , Stamford High School, TX </li></ul><ul><li>Adora ! </li></ul><ul><li>TANDBERG and CILC’s KC3 Contest </li></ul>
  12. 12. Kids Creating Community Content Award Winners <ul><li>FIRST PLACE : Mound Builders: The Myth, The Legend, A Tale of Historic Treasures, Tammy Parks, Howe, Oklahoma </li></ul><ul><li>SECOND PLACE :   FIRE ANTS , Debora Birdsong, Stamford, Texas </li></ul><ul><li>THIRD PLACE :   THE FASCINATING WORLD OF AQUACULTURE , Lynne Sueoka, Honolulu, HI </li></ul><ul><li>FOURTH PLACE (TIE) MONKEYING AROUND WITH AVERAGES , Brooke Wood, Kyle, Texas </li></ul><ul><li>       ORIGINS AND CULTURE OF HULA , Lynne Sueoka, Honolulu, HI </li></ul>
  13. 13. Maximizing Adoption <ul><li>Connections Program </li></ul><ul><li>TANDBERG/CILC Content Portal </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Development Resources </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>T4 Professional Services Package </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TANDBERG TeachersTraining Teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4 Phase Services Package providing Professional Development to TANDBERG customers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>After sales support for educators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10 hours of training for up to 12 teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Delivered over IVC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>From the basics to practice lesson delivery using IVC, streaming and Moodle </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Other Professional Development <ul><li>Nationally acclaimed providers on the CILC Professional Development Marketplace </li></ul><ul><li>PD programs on many topics, not just education technology </li></ul><ul><li>Varying fee structures, some to be included in a TANDBERG Connections membership </li></ul>
  16. 16. Reference Materials <ul><li>Distance Learning Video Guide </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Videoconferencing for K-12 Classrooms: A Program Development Guide, 2 nd Edition (ISTE) </li></ul><ul><li>TANDBERG Education Newsletter </li></ul><ul><li>Sign up at TANDBERG website </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Ask me about SIG-IVC! </li></ul>
  17. 17. Other Questions? <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Phone 615.822.3678 </li></ul>