Category Archives: Research

This category has posts with my original research and the results.

VC Research Study: Using VC to teach folk lore

For your review, an interesting dissertation on using videoconferencing to connect students in India and Pennsylvania to teach folk lore to immigrant children in PA. Ethnographic videoconferencing, as applied to songs/chants/dances/games of South Indian children, and language learning by Miller, … Continue reading

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An Appeal for the K12 IVC Listserv

Take a step back with me, and consider the history of videoconference listservs, and the current state of listservs for videoconferencing. Bottom line: Get on the K12 IVC Listserv! Here’s why… Listserv History For the last decade or so, we’ve … Continue reading

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I Have an AAT Number!

I have an email alert set up with ProQuest Dissertations and Theses on the word “videoconference”, so I can get an alert when any new studies are published about videoconferencing. I was pleasantly surprised to get an alert for my … Continue reading

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New Videoconferencing Research

Just found an alert in my inbox this morning for a new dissertation on videoconferencing. Here’s the abstract. I highlighted some lines that I thought were interesting. Evidence based videoconferencing: Results of a series of quasi-experimental replication studies by Mountain, … Continue reading

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Transactional Distance in Videoconferencing

This post is part of a series examining articles on the communication aspects of videoconferencing. Reference Chen, Y. J. (1997). The implications of Moore’s theory of transactional distance in a videoconferencing learning environment. Retrieved from ProQuest Digital Dissertations. (AAT 9802605) … Continue reading

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Media Richness Theory

Isn’t this a cool little theory?! It shows the richness of the communication – how personal, how interactive, how effective. Let’s ask ourselves though, does effective mean more synchronous? does effective mean more asynchronous? Compare Media Richness Theory to this … Continue reading

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Videoconferencing Implementation

This post is part of a series examining articles on the communication aspects of videoconferencing. Reference Baber, J. R. (1996). Re-visioning corporate communication: A case study of videoconferencing implementation. Retrieved from ProQuest Digital Dissertations. (AAT 9700122) Summary This study was … Continue reading

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