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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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Research projects about ICT in education

An overview of researches relevant to ICT in education, in Netherlands and outside.

Een overzicht van de onderzoeken in verband met ICT in educatie, in Nederland en daarbuiten.

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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André Rosendaal, ICTOL, Faculty of Arts, University of Groningen, Netherlands on behalf of SURFnet bv (SURFworks)

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up-to-date

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White papers

Polycom creates and offers solutions to have audio and video conferences. This web page lists publications (white papers) of Polycom with a lot of useful documents under the Video section about videoconferencing.

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Sections:
- Video
- Voice
- Network
- Education
- Other Solutions / Collaborations

System requirements: 
Acrobat Reader

Instructional Effectiveness of Video Media

"This review of the research literature regarding the use and effectiveness of video-based media seeks to summarize knowledge in the area. Focusing on empirical findings, the authors include work in educational and cognitive psychology, and communication and media research."

Table of contents: 

1. Introduction
2. Forms of Educational Television
3. Processing Visual and Verbal Information
4. Dynamic Visual Presentations
5. Computer-Based Interactive Video
6. Video Production Methods and Tradecraft
7. Production Methods and Learning
8. Learning, Mental Effort and the Perception of Media
9. Symbol Systems and Media
10. Perspectives on Video Media
11. Discussion and Conclusions

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C. Douglas Wetzel, Paul H. Radtke, Hervey W. Stern

Year

1994

ISBN

ISBN-10: 0-8058-1698-4

Length

250 pages

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The DV Show - Podcasting the ins and outs of digital video

The DV Show podcast started in 2005 as a source for answers to listener questions related to digital video.

As of November 2008, they "have produced over 260 audio podcasts and 52 video podcasts and have answered over 2480 questions from listeners worldwide. With newsletter.

Hosted by Brian Alves, a 22-year veteran of video production, a crack team of 12 seasoned media professionals and one Entertainment Attorney, the shows feature answers to listener questions, careful reviews, product news, tips, tutorials, contests and high-profile interviews with industry professionals — all in a quick and engaging format for thousands of listeners to enjoy worldwide."

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Categories for the podcasts:
- Final Cut Pro
- Podcasts
- Reviews
- Audio
- Camcorders
- For the Field
- For the Studio
- Lighting
- Software
- Tips & Tools
- Videos

Digital Video Digital University (DiViDu)

This demo shows an e-learning tool on basis of which students, future teachers and dentists can analyze practice cases, learn to reflect on practice, learn to demonstrate their newly acquired competence.

As of 2012, the tool is not updated anymore.

Video Blogging for Teachers

Ideas about using video blogs in education.

ExploreLearning - experience Math & Science with Gizmos

ExploreLearning offers a catalog of modular, interactive simulations in math and science for teachers and students in grades 6-12. These simulations are called Gizmos, which are flexible to support many different teaching styles and contexts and designed as supplemental curriculum materials that support state and national curriculum standards; in addition, Gizmos help teachers bring research-proven instructional strategies to their classrooms.

"Watch one of our demonstration movies. In particular, the "Introduction to ExploreLearning" movie is perfect for the first-time visitor to ExploreLearning. (It runs about 8 minutes but covers everything.) In addition, we have five Teaching with Gizmos movies that show how you might teach a specific lesson using Gizmos."

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ExploreLearning

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up-to-date

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over 450 simulations

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Media Education Wales

Media Education Wales supports media and moving image education through resources, training, events, projects, research and consultancy.

We specialise in

* making film-making easy
* helping children and adults to learn about film language
* film and moving images in the curriculum

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News
Resources
Activities
Consultancy

Sponsors and Exhibitors

MediaSite Kaltura Panopto
Ubicast WebClip2Go Kalyzée
Matrox Rapidmooc Crowdbeamer

Organisers