Category Archives: Skype

TxDLA: Skype vs. Standards-based VC: The Showdown

Here are links and resources for my second TxDLA presentation today (Skype vs. Standards-Based VC: The Showdown): Powerpoint: Skype vs Standards Skype Resources Links: Authors: Skype an Author Network; TWICE ASK, Whirlidurb ASK, VC Content Providers (search author) Skype Content … Continue reading

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Around the World in 80 Clicks BYOL Resources

Welcome to my MACUL BYOL participants! The session is called Around the World in 80 Clicks (with thanks to Silvia Tolisano). Here is the link to many Skype resources. Handouts were: VC Continuum (handout .doc version or blog version with … Continue reading

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Multifunction Devices & Classroom Videconferencing

Recently, I read this post on the Radvision blog about multi-funtion devices vs. single-function devices. While Sagee was focusing on the Flip camera vs. the iPhone and other Smartphone, I couldn’t help but think about classroom videoconferencing. Single Device Would … Continue reading

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New Skype-Sponsored Skype in the Classroom Directory

Did you see that Skype is developing their own Skype in the Classroom Directory? It’s supposed to come out in December, and you can pre-register now. I am very excited about this development. Right now there are a several scattered … Continue reading

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Reflections on Desktop Videoconferencing

Last week I taught 3 sessions of Skype for the first time. I found it fascinating and want to share some of the comments and reactions from my teachers. What I Covered An intro to how Skype is used in … Continue reading

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Tech Camp Skype Planning

To my Tech Camp Around the World in 80 Clicks Session 1 participants: Here is the link to many Skype resources. Assignment: Please use the comment feature below to document your plans for using Skype in your classroom this year. … Continue reading

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Comparing Skype and VC Carts in the Jazz Workshop

This week in the Jazz Workshop, my participants and I keep coming back to comparing Skype and videoconferencing carts (or standards based videoconferencing – i.e. H323). We’ve been discussing it all week. (For reference, here’s a previous comparison.) Today, we … Continue reading

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