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Beyond Videoconference: Increased Functionality to Enhance Media-Rich Interactions in Teaching and Learning

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Abstract


  • Modern technologies provide new approaches to tertiary education and will be an increasing component of the educational experience in the future. Their use poses a significant challenge to the design and ddelivery of teaching and learning as many teachers and students are unfamiliar with them in this context. Over the last decade there has been a very rapid expansion in the capability and usage of Information and Communication technologies (ICTs) in teaching and learning. To use them effectively there is a need to understand how different ICTs can be applied to learning and teaching. Videoconference, Access Grid and Web Conference Applications (WCAs) ar enow available for use in higher education. The etchnologies are compared with a view to recommending which ones to implement for teaching and learning

Publication Date


  • 2007

Citation


  • Aminifar, E., Caladine, R. J., Porter, A. L. & Nelson, M. I. (2007). Beyond Videoconference: Increased Functionality to Enhance Media-Rich Interactions in Teaching and Learning. World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare & Higher Education (pp. 6985-6990). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=10388&context=infopapers

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/infopapers/3052

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  • 6985

End Page


  • 6990

Place Of Publication


  • http://www.aace.org

Abstract


  • Modern technologies provide new approaches to tertiary education and will be an increasing component of the educational experience in the future. Their use poses a significant challenge to the design and ddelivery of teaching and learning as many teachers and students are unfamiliar with them in this context. Over the last decade there has been a very rapid expansion in the capability and usage of Information and Communication technologies (ICTs) in teaching and learning. To use them effectively there is a need to understand how different ICTs can be applied to learning and teaching. Videoconference, Access Grid and Web Conference Applications (WCAs) ar enow available for use in higher education. The etchnologies are compared with a view to recommending which ones to implement for teaching and learning

Publication Date


  • 2007

Citation


  • Aminifar, E., Caladine, R. J., Porter, A. L. & Nelson, M. I. (2007). Beyond Videoconference: Increased Functionality to Enhance Media-Rich Interactions in Teaching and Learning. World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare & Higher Education (pp. 6985-6990). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=10388&context=infopapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/infopapers/3052

Start Page


  • 6985

End Page


  • 6990

Place Of Publication


  • http://www.aace.org