Monthly Archives: May 2006

Have a Great Summer!

It’s been a great school year! Now we can rest and enjoy the summer. I hope to see you at NECC in July. Please stop by one of my sessions and say hello. I will be blogging about videoconferencing sessions … Continue reading

Posted in General

VC News & Views

I’ve been following technorati searches on videoconferencing terms. Mostly a lot of junk, but here are a few items that were interesting that I’ve collected over the past few weeks. ZDNet has a thorough review of the new Polycom Communicator … Continue reading

Posted in General, Resources

Learning Still More about H.323

Much more in depth information in today's workshop. Here's a little tidbit I want to remember later. Tools for Analyzing the Calls A couple network analyzer tools were mentioned in the class. WinEyeQ from Touchstone Technologies Ethereal The rest of … Continue reading

Posted in Techie Stuff

Troubleshooting H.323 Class

Here’s the info/flyer on the workshop I’m taking & contact info for arranging this for your area. University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Engineering Professional Development Understanding and Troubleshooting Videoconferencing Networks ITU H.323 is the primary standard for videoconferencing over IP … Continue reading

Posted in Techie Stuff

Learning More about H.323

Today & tomorrow I'm attending a workshop on "Understanding and Troubleshooting Videoconferencing Networks". I was worried it would be over my head because it's really geared to networking people, but I am learning! The workshop is coordinated by ETOM and … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget: Vietnam War

Today we have several local schools as well as two schools from Pennsylvania interviewing four of our local Vietnam veterans. This is the last in our series of Lest We Forget videoconferences. Students viewed a video produced locally with experiences … Continue reading

Posted in ASK Programs, Special Events

Author Ben Mikaelsen

Between Friday and today we have three sessions with Author Ben Mikaelsen for Coloma Middle School. Since it costs so much we obtained permission to have several other schools connect as view only sites as well. Students realize very quickly … Continue reading

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Megaconference Jr. Magic

Here are some more highlights from today's Megaconference Jr. Megaconference Jr. is facilitated mainly by student VJs. It's a great opportunity for these students to practice and showcase their communication and presentation skills. Here's a picture of the students from … Continue reading

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Are You Watching Megaconference Jr.?

Are you watching or participating in Megaconference Jr. today? Here are a few highlights from today already. Kuo Kwang High School in Taiwan shared some wonderful little skits on topics such as the Moon Festival and a day in the … Continue reading

Posted in International VCs, Special Events

K12 Videoconferencing Trends

I've been working on my end of the year reports on use of distance learning in our 18 school districts, and I'm noticing some interesting trends. Based on my conversations with other videoconferencing colleagues, my sense is that these trends … Continue reading

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