Category Archives: VC Community

Blogging 2010 in Review

Just for fun, here is the report that WordPress emailed me today: The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meterâ„¢ reads … 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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Hovering Makes Videconferencing Look Hard

Do you know any techs who insist on being “onsite” for every videoconference? I’m coming to the conclusion that hovering makes it look hard. If the tech has to come out for every videoconference, how can the teacher or media … 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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Learning and Motivation at the ISTE10 SIGIVC Playground

The afternoon and evening after the ISTE10 SIG IVC Playground experience, several of the members of the planning team reflected about what exactly happened at the pirate playground. What made it so engaging? Our Beliefs About Learning First, the playground … Continue reading

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A Novel in an Hour

Are you subscribed to Roxanne Glaser’s blog? If not, you missed a great write-up of her workshop on Sunday morning of the ISTE 10 conference. Unfortunately I was flying, so I missed it! Roxanne is a master at using collaborative … Continue reading

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Polycom HDX at the ISTE 2010 SIG IVC Playground

Background: The SIG IVC Playground at ISTE 2010 featured six videoconferencing islands. Participants tried out two HD units and four desktop videoconferencing solutions. We used a pirate theme to make the learning and exploration fun. At each island, attendees had … Continue reading

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