Monthly Archives: August 2006

Communications Research Centre

The last session I’m attending here at the Broadband Summer Institute in Canmore is by John Spence from the Communications Research Centre. “Relationships are everything.” This technology is about “connecting brains to brains”. It’s not about the technology, it’s about … Continue reading

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Royal Tyrrell Museum: Up Close & Palaeo

Still at the Broadband Summer Institute here in Canmore. Now I’m attending a session by Colin Regamey, their new Distance Learning Coordinator.  The Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller, Alberta is starting to offer videoconference programming this fall. They have just … Continue reading

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Global Leap with Mike Griffiths

This morning Mike Griffiths is presenting to the Broadband Summer Institute here in Canmore, Alberta. MIke started by showing us where he lives using Google Earth. He does this often in his video links to help students understand the geography … Continue reading

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VC in Alberta

I was lucky enough to be invited to speak at Alberta’s Broadband Summer Institute this summer. So after the first half day, here’s a report on videoconferencing in Alberta! BBSI & VC in Alberta The Broadband Summer Institute has been … Continue reading

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123 VC: Jazzing Up… Summary

Finally, if you’ve been reading my blog and wanting a better description of the workshop 123 VC: Jazzing Up Your Curriculum with Videoconferencing, please visit Andrea Israeli’s blog. Her write-up/summary/reflection from the week is right on. Thanks Andrea!

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Student Reflections on a VC

Here’s another great tidbit from the workshop last week, 123 VC: Jazzing Up Your Curriculum with Videoconferencing. This is from one of the group’s project presentation. As part of their project, they included how they would have students evaluate the … Continue reading

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When Things Go Wrong

In the 123 VC: Jazzing Up Your Curriculum with Videoconferencing workshop last week, my participants asked me to tell my stories of all the things that can go wrong with a videoconference. I shared several stories, most of which I’ve … Continue reading

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