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web conferencing research papers




Holy COW: Scaffolding case-based Conferencing on the Web with preservice teachers
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ABSTRACT This study explored how to use the Web to foster collaboration and interaction among preservice teachers in undergraduate educational psychology. These preservice teachers conversed electronically with peers, mentors, and instructors on the Web about 

Evaluating of Web conferencing Tools for teaching Mathematics and Statistics
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ABSTRACT Evaluation of technologies is a crucial part of exploring how technologies can be used in mathematics teaching. Modern technologies provide a new approach to mathematics and statistics education, and will be an essential and demanded part of the 

Full-featured web conferencing systems
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In order to match (and perhaps exceed) the customary strengths of the still dominant face-to- face instructional mode, a high-performance online learning system must employ synchronous as well as asynchronous communications; buttress graphics, animation, and 

Web-conferencing software tools: A comprehensive market survey
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Today's jobs, business processes, and organizations are becoming increasingly flexible in terms of time as well as space, and tasks are becoming more complex and require heterogeneous expertise. Therefore, organizations are 

Web conferencing amplifies dysfunctional meeting practices
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Without effective meeting discipline, Web conferencing can waste more people's time across a broader geographic range than before. Group decision support tools can cure much of the dysfunction. Act now-don't wait for the feature mergers we expect to see in the next three 

Web conferencing systems: Skype and MSN in telepathology
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Exploring multimedia web conferencing
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Internet changed the perspective on meetings and also on decision making processes. Virtualization of meetings has become a common way for collaboration among employees, customers, partners, trainees and trainers, etc. Web conferencing allows the collaboration 

Web-based case conferencing for preservice teacher education: Electronic discourse from the field
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The purpose of this study was to foster preservice teacher learning of educational psychology by creating a Web-based learning community using actual case situations these future teachers had experienced during their field observations. in this study, 146 

Web conferencing software in university-level, e-learning-based, technical courses
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Faculty who offer university-level technical courses through e-Learning environments must surmount several difficult challenges. Traditionally, learning in technical courses takes place through real-time interactions between instructor and students in the course of solving 

Web conferencing, instant messagingstreaming media
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Marc F. Beattie has authored public and private reports on product strategies, distribution structures, emerging technologies and industry applications. Marc is a coauthor in Wainhouse Research's Conferencing MarketsStrategies series. He is the principle 

Using Interactive Web Conferencing for International Collaboration with Institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean
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ABSTRACT Distance collaboration has benefited from the development of online collaborative tools and techniques over the past years. The use of computers capabilities, web communication systems, and multimedia software can now be efficiently used to 

Adopting synchronous audiographic web conferencing: a tale from two regional universities in Australia
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This chapter provides a comparative study of two Australian regional universities with a similar student profile as they investigate the use of synchronous audiographic web conferencing as a learning and teaching tool. In both universities, the 

Developing web-based lecture notes and conferencing for an on-campus course in nonprescription drugs
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METHODS The University administration has prioritized the availability of courses that utilize distance learning techniques. Use of technology in on-campus classes is encouraged. The College of Pharmacy faculty had indicated their interest in pursuing using technology in 

Possibilities of web-conferencing systems for disabled students
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ABSTRACT This paper deals with issues of web-conferencing systems accessibility and usability. These systems and applications are becoming increasingly popular in the educational process. Unfortunately, the majority of webconferencing systems are not 

Web Conferencing as a Corporate Communication Tool
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As this article is being written, corporations, individuals, and universities are searching for and embracing tools that foster and promote employee to employee, employee to employer, student to student, and student to instructor interaction. The emerging tools that focus on 

Evaluating the use of web conferencing software to enhance flexible curriculum delivery
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ABSTRACT This paper summarises the findings from a smallscale pilot project investigating the potential of web conferencing systems to enhance flexibility in the delivery of the curriculum in blended learning courses. The current literature on the use of virtual classrooms is 

Asynchronous audio conferencing on the Web
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ABSTRACT In this paper we discuss the Web as a medium for hosting asynchronous conferences that allow participants to leave voice messages in addition to text. After discussing the advantages of adding audio to the asynchronous conferencing setting, we 

Does synchronous communication technology influence classroom community? A study on the use of a live Web conferencing system within an online
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ABSTRACT The creation of community within an online classroom has a positive influence on learning through the students' perception of camaraderie with others in the class. Comradeship allows for a more captivating overall learning experience by motivating 

Secure video conferencing for web based security surveillance system
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ABSTRACT We have developed a secure video conferencing system that allows the multiple users to exchange their real time audio and video streams in a secure manner. It is a client server based application implemented using Java Media Framework (JMF) API. The 

Vendors pump up Web conferencing
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"  Web conferencing is moving from a renegade technology where department managers take out their credit cards and sign up for services, to where IT managers are looking at the costs and saying,'We have a decision to make here,'" says Andy Nilssen, an analyst with 

USE OF WEB CONFERENCING IN TEACHING INTERNATIONAL MARKETING
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SUMMARY An international marketing course plays key role in the business curricula to introduce undergraduate students to global perspectives. In such a class students are typically required to complete a project that introduces a product into a new country ( 

Web Conferencing
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B Schroeder ,innovateonline.info Web conferencing is sometimes confused with video conferencing, but is significantly different. Web conferencing systems allow participants to communicate in real time with simply a personal computer, an Internet connection, and optional microphone and Web 

Multilingual Web Conferencing Using Speech-to-Speech Translation
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J Chen, S Wen, VKR Sridhar, S Bangalore ,research.att.com ABSTRACT It is now commonplace to use web conferencing technology in order to hold meetings between participants situated in different physical locations. A drawback of this technology is that nearly all of the interaction between these participants is monolingual. 

Real-time web conferencing in distance learning
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Summary One of the most common modes of delivery in distance courses is the use of asynchronous dialogue between lecturer and students through the use of a discussion forum or threaded email. However, the recent availability of web conferencing technology 

Fear of Flying? or the Mail? Try the Web Conferencing Cure
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 If you've ever used Microsoft's NetMeeting bundled with Windows, think of Web conferencing products as NetMeeting on steroids.  FEAR of flying? or the MAIL? TRY the web conferencing CURE t information insider in fo rmation insider Robert J. Boeri 

Interactive Web Conferencing for Online Learing
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G Collins, N Clouse, D Elias ,umt.edu • Participate then facilitate.• Learn the technology and practice.• Upload content before the session.• Do tech check prior to each session.• Log in 15 minutes early and do audio/video checks with participants as they arrive.• Ask participants to use a good quality headset.• 

Using synchronous web conferencing to enhance situated distance learner experience in a built environment context
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ABSTRACT The distance learning mode is a challenging way of studying, and yet is one increasingly adopted by situated, part time learners. An appropriate pedagogical context for considering online synchronous distance learning education is established from the 

Web conferencing brings the world to your computer
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E Ingrid, MD Zimmer-Galler, IE ZimmerEGaller, H Jay ,eyemdny.com H. Jay Wisnicki, MD, editor of Tech Talk, reviewed this column. He is the head of the ophthalmology department at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York. He has a background in computers and electrical engineering. He serves on the AAO New Education 

Student adoption of web based video conferencing software: A comparison of three student discipline groups
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This paper asks the question–how do differences in year of study and subject studied affect the likelihood of students adopting a new learning environment? Data from a study of students' intention to adopt a Web conferencing environment is examined by the subjects 

Web Conferencing Support for the Academic Writing of NESB Students
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J Brine ,host.uniroma3.it The Department of General and Applied Linguistics offers the University of Waikato's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programme, the Postgraduate Diploma in Second Language Teaching (PGDipSLT), and the MA in Applied Linguistics. During the past three years, the 

Integral solution for Web conferencing event management
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Nowadays video and web conferencing systems have become effective tools for communication and collaboration inside organizations. However, although these systems have evolved and now provide very nice features (eg sharing multimedia and documents), 

Synchronous Online Teaching: Using Web Conferencing Tools for Discussion and Activity-Rich Courses
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ABSTRACT This study explores the pedagogical benefits and barriers of one web-conferencing system (Adobe Connect) in supporting a constructivist, dialogue-rich, synchronous online learning environment. This evaluative case study examines the author's attempt to 

ActiveTouch Calls Up Web Conferencing Partners
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This week, ActiveTouch will announce a deal with Siebel, which will incorporate ActiveTouch's WebEx real-time interactive meeting services into Siebel's Sales. com site for sales professionals. Under the revenue-sharing agreement, WebEx will be cobranded on 

Partnerships for Learning Pilot Project: A new approach to language learning in a visual-based web conferencing context
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PDI CECHOVA, P CHARBONNEAU-GOWDY ABSTRACT Recent advances in technology have necessitated a new approach in the area of foreign language training. New technologies can be used to create educational frameworks for learning that go beyond the standard school classroom paradigm. In this 

Web-Based Conferencing Tools for the Athletic Training Educator
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WEBB CONFERENCING - Career Decisions of Senior Athletic Training Students ,nataej.org A Clinical Education Coordinator from a small mid-western liberal arts institution is challenged with bringing together 15 approved clinical instructors (ACIs) from 10 clinical sites. The ACIs are spread over a 70 mile radius and have little time to travel to campus for 

Going live: Building academic capacity in blended learning using web-conferencingtechnologies
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This paper reports on a current initiative at Queensland University of Technology to provide timely, flexible and sustainable training and support to academic staff in blended learning and associated techno-pedagogies via a web-conferencing classroom and collaboration 

Incorporating Web Conferencing into Online Training
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J Crook ,jaycrook.com ABSTRACT Many companies are making the switch from instructor-lead training to computer- based or web-based training in order to reduce costs. This move saves companies expenses in travel, lodging, classroom space and employee time. But this transition 

AC 2007-2118: COLLABORATIVE LEARNING IN LABORATORY-ORIENTED COURSES USING WEB CONFERENCING FOR SHARED CONTROL OF
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ABSTRACT The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Minnesota has embarked on an innovative method to conduct the laboratory component for its Electric Drives course. The method involves exploiting the versatility of the Adobe 

Web Conferencing as an Enabler for Knowledge Management System
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D Gordillo, S Yankina, H Du ,swdsi.org ABSTRACT So much can be said about Knowledge Management and the many ways it can impact companies. This paper will focus specifically on Knowledge sharing, and how web conferencing technology has become a significant player in this field of knowledge 

Working with diverse groups of learners in the digital age. 9: Using web conferencing with distributed work-based learners
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Background The Teaching Qualification in Further Education (TQFE), delivered by the University of Aberdeen, provides in-service training for over 100 lecturers from Scottish Further Education colleges each year. Participants may come from any discipline area– 

Adult Learners' Perception of Using Web-conferencing in Hybrid Classes
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SY Ozden ,isteconference.org ABSTRACT This study discusses student perceptions of using the Dimdim webconferencing system as an alternative to face-to-face meetings in two hybrid classes in a Mid-Atlantic University. Two graduate level hybrid courses including synchronous interactive web 

You Tube if you want to–a Web 2.0 approach to staff development in web conferencing
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How can we identify and make best use of potential resources in a staff development programme promoting web conferencing? What are the resources we should use? This paper regards web conferencing as a potentially powerful tool at the disposal of an 

Best Practices for Engaging Users in a Web Conferencing Environment
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ABSTRACT This paper reports on best practices for engaging individuals and groups in a web conferencing environment, and translating active learning techniques and exercises to synchronous online learning. The best practices are arranged into: 1) introducing and 

Structure and technical solutions for Web-conferencing system
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A Machovikov ,aict.itf.llu.lv ABSTRACT In this paper the structure of web-conferencing system named SAViiMeeting is described. This system contains server part which consists from web-portal, database, database-proxy, media-server, http-proxy, sipgate and mobile-proxy and clients for 

Using Web Conferencing and the Socratic Method to Facilitate Distance Learning
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ABSTRACT The Socratic Method of teaching encourages instructors to engage students in dialogue which challenges students to participate in active learning. The goal of this teaching method is to encourage student efforts to become critical thinkers and problem 

A Review of a Web-Conferencing Technology: GoTo Meeting
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An individual or organization purchases a Webconferencing subscription. The holder of the subscription is the Webconference organizer and can invite other people to join a scheduled conference, up to a specified number depending on the subscription. The organizer 

Web Conferencing with Distant Alternate Certificate Student Teachers
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ABSTRACT Many alternative routes to certification in special education serving rural populations incorporate distance-learning technologj'. Participants in these programs may feel isolated because they do not regularly travel to campus to attend courses or meet with 

Using BIM and Web-based conferencing tools to improve interdisciplinary communication and thereby enhance the design decision making process within an
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ABSTRACT It is people's ability to work together that promotes improved efficiencies through harnessing of the collective group intelligence. By improving the means by which people communicate we encourage a collaborative approach to working which ultimately results 

Development of Web-based Collaborative Conferencing For Distant Learning
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ABSTRACT Advances in multimedia technologies and high-speed networks and Internet technologies lead to new types of teaching and learning. Various digital media may be integrated and distributed via networks, such that they are available in arbitrary places 

Location: Your local Rocky Mountain Research Station Conference Room Broadcast of seminars via Video Conferencing and/or Web interface Mondays Noon–1
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D Page-Dumroese ,fs.fed.us We invite you to join us for informal seminars highlighting some of the noteworthy research being conducted by Forest and Woodland Ecosystem (FWE) scientists and associates. Anyone is welcome to attend.  Jan 26 Dennis Ferguson, Moscow Predicting species-climate relationships

A WEB BASED ELECTROKIC CONFERENCING SYSTEPII FOR OSLTXE EDUCATION
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ABSTRACT Collaborative learning and knowledge acquisition based on the nc-eds of tile Icarwr have proven to be more effective than traditional learning which focuses on colltcrlt and fo'oiiows a rigid foma,~ In the context of online education, collaborative learning requires a 


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