Monthly Archives: December 2007

Lit Review: Elementary children’s epistemological beliefs and understandings of science in the context of computer-mediated video conferencing with scientists.

Shaklee, J. M. (1998). Elementary children’s epistemological beliefs and understandings of science in the context of computer-mediated video conferencing with scientists. Unpublished Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado, Greeley. Author: Janie Mefford Shaklee Title of dissertation: Elementary children’s epistemological beliefs and … Continue reading

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Where should you install new VC equipment?

Since reading the last dissertation, and since conversations with colleagues at the CILC Symposium, I’ve been thinking about the purpose of videoconferencing and the location of equipment. How does this sound for a few straightforward guidelines: If you want to … Continue reading

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Lit Review: A Study Of The Factors That Impact Videoconferencing As A Learning Tool Within Three Regional Service Agencies In Michigan

Currie, N. (2007). A Study Of The Factors That Impact Videoconferencing As A Learning Tool Within Three Regional Service Agencies In Michigan. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Oakland University, Rochester, MI. Author: Neil Currie Title of dissertation: A Study Of The Factors … Continue reading

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Lit Review: It’s a Bit Like Star Trek: The effectiveness of video conferencing

Carville, S., & Mitchell, D. R. (2001). It’s a Bit Like Star Trek: The effectiveness of video conferencing. Innovations in Education and Training International, 37(1), 42-49. Authors: Sheelagh Carville and Denise R Mitchell Title of article: It’s a Bit Like … Continue reading

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Lit Review: The use of videoconferencing techniques which support constructivism in K–12 education

Sweeney, Marilyn Ann. (2007). The use of videoconferencing techniques which support constructivism in K–12 education. Ed.D. dissertation, University of Massachusetts Lowell, United States — Massachusetts. Retrieved September 23, 2007, from ProQuest Digital Dissertations database. (Publication No. AAT 3257352). Author: Marilyn … Continue reading

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Supporting VCs Fall Series

Two weeks ago I finished up the last session in a new professional development series I offered to my videoconference coordinators. I wanted to offer this as another alternative for meeting the “long course” requirement for the videoconference coordinators in … Continue reading

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Did you hear about COSI Toledo?

I was so sad to find out that COSI Toledo was closing January 1. The WHOLE museum! I love their programs! However I just got great news!  The North Central Ohio Educational Service Center has adopted Andy Campbell!! So all … Continue reading

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