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Practical guidelines for teaching with video conferencing

The guidelines that follow have been prepared to help you become more familiar with the equipment and help you to plan and prepare your course for delivery with video conferencing. They have been developed by the Learning in Virtual Environments (LIVE) research group at De Montfort University. The guidelines have been written to provide practical help and advice to staff new to video conferencing. They do not attempt to provide a comprehensive review of the field or to evaluate the effectiveness of video conferencing.

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Contents
# Introduction
# Some key issues
# Getting familiar video conferencing
# Making the most of the visual display equipment
# Using a spreadsheet for preparation of a session for video delivery
# Involving students
# Organisational and management considerations
# Appendix one: Using a spreadsheet to plan your session
# Appendix two: Checklist of tasks to undertake before course is ready to deliver via video conferencing

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J.Burns, R.Lander, S.Ryan, R.Wragg, Learning in Virtual Environments Research Group, De Montfort University

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2004

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Keeping It Simple, Online and Personal: Teaching Interpersonal Communication Skills Via the World Wide Web

In this case study the authors discuss the creation of a digital video resource delivered via the WWW and CD-ROM for the teaching of interpersonal communication skills to distance students involved in a Masters of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) programme. The learning objectives of the resource, a walkthrough and an examination of the production of the digital video material are provided.

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Stephen Marshall, Rowena Cullen, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

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Virtual Cutter

The Virtual Cutter allows you to create clips from the multimedia files on SURFmedia and other video servers. The Virtual Cutter allows you to indicate the beginning and the end of a clip within a multimedia file. The Virtual Cutter will generate the HTML code that refers to this clip after you have entered these marks. You can use this code in a webpage or in any other file that can contain hyperlinks, such as Word and Powerpoint files.

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De Virtual Cutter zorgt ervoor dat het mogelijk is een videofragment te knippen uit een multimediabestand op SURFmedia of een andere videoserver. Met Virtual Cutter is het ook mogelijk om een begin- en eindpunt van een videofragment te bepalen. Nadat je de grenzen hebt vastgelegd, zal de Virtual Cutter een HTML-code maken, die verwijst naar dat fragment. Je kan deze code gebruiken op een webpagina of elk ander bestandm waarin het mogelijk is een hyperlink te plaatsen, zoals bijvoorbeeld Word- en Powerpointbestanden.

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Virtual Cutter (cortador virtual) le permite crear clips de los archivos multimedia en SURFmedia y otros servidores de video. Virtual Cutter le permite indicar el principio y el final de un clip dentro de un archivo multimedia. Después de introducir estas marcas, el programa generará el código HTML que se refiere a este clip. Usted puede utilizar este código en una página web o en cualquier otro archivo que puede contener enlaces, como archivos de Word y PowerPoint.

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