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Tech Talk Tuesdays: Videoconferencing beyond Classroom Walls

April 17, 2012

When: Tuesday April 17th, Melbourne, Australia (gmt+10 hours) (Please note that we have finished daylight saving time and are now gmt+11)

About the session: This session will look at the use of videoconferencing, mainly with skype, to connect students beyond their existing classroom.

For five years, skype has been a  tool used by Anne Mirtschin for both personal and educational purposes. Having been awarded the title of Innovator of the Month, this webinar will share one of the tools that is a firm favourite of hers. The session will be tailored to meet the needs of participants, but it can include the following:-

  1. How to get started and use basic features of skype
  2. Hardware required
  3. The advanced features of skype:- sending files, creating groups, using groups for powerful connections and collaboration
  4. How to find projects and people on skype
  5. How to get the best value out of skype for your classroom and students.

Come along with your experiences and your questions. If time permits we will look at alternatives to skype for videoconferencing. Please join us and share in the conversations.

Here is the  link to the recording

Hope you can join us, if not what can you share with us or what questions would you like answered.

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