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10 Ways to Use Skype in Online Classes | Information Technology Schools - 0 views

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      Ah-ha! LOVE this idea!
  • This gives students the chance to show their professors what they’ve learned and demonstrate their hands-on skills.
  • Virtual Fieldtrips Online students can go on a fieldtrip wherever the camera takes them. Online professors can coordinate a virtual field trip that relates to their class, such as touring a zoo for a zoology class, visiting a law firm for a paralegal class or overseeing a live surgery for a nursing class.
Jacqui Van de Velde

Google Custom Search - Virtual Professional Learning Communties - 6 views

    Customised search engine for Virtual Professional Learning Communities. Typo in the title :)
Dennis OConnor

Skype and Kinect could be Microsoft's new killer combo - GeekWire - 3 views

    A few years from now when the 'Holo Deck" is real and brought to you via the Cloud by our buddies in Redmond, will we remember it all started with Kinect & Skype?    if games drive virtual presence toward a 3d experience... I'll take the ride and try to figure out how to use it in teaching and learning. 
Jeanne Sargeant

Welcome to Skype in the classroom | Skype Education - 1 views

  • Introducing Skype in the classroom Skype in the classroom is a free directory for teachers who want to use Skype to bring education to life in their classrooms. Join today to share resources, chat with teachers and even pair classes.
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    Skype has started an education oriented service that promotes sharing and classroom connections. Looks promising.
Sharon Toellner

Educators Move Beyond the Hype of Skype - 1 views

    Describes the use of Skype to connect foreign language students to native speakers, and also to conduct virtual field trips. Explains the pilot of Skype in Education, a social-networking Web resource.

How to Record Skype Video Conference | - 0 views

  • Skype is one of the most popular free ways to chat, talk and video conference around the world. The video conferencing function is becoming more and more common as access to webcams and high-speed Internet has improved. But how to record a Skype video conference for later reference? There are two ways to do it, and both involve installing a free Skype plugin. In fact, it is surprisingly easy.
    Step by Step description of how to video record a Skype video conference. The video conference is used between students to practice interpersonal skills in a FL. It can be used for role play practice and other oral activities. The recording can be uploaded on a CMS for the rest of the class to comment and give feedback or just for the instructor
Brenda Nickel

Skype - 0 views

    Use Skype to make free video and voice calls, send instant messages and share files with other Skype users.
Dennis OConnor

Shock threat to shut Skype - 0 views

  • eBay says it may have to shut down Skype due to a licensing dispute with the founders of the internet telephony service.
  • eBay has since been licensing the technology from the founders’ new company, Joltid, but the pair recently decided to revoke the licensing agreement.
  • In a quarterly report filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, eBay said in no uncertain terms that if it lost the right to use the software it would most likely have to shut Skype down.
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  • But, even though Skype has not been a major financial success, it has succeeded in becoming the dominant internet telephony service globally.
    I use Skype and enjoy the free functionality. It's far from perfect, but has a place in my e-learning toolkit. (I've also used Jah-Jah to call my daughter in Thailand and was very pleased with this alternate take on internet telephony.) Like all things tech, Skype could go. As this article shows, the big hitting billionaires who run the show are in dispute. If i have to switch, so be it! Will Google Voice move into this space? Who knows? Wait and see as the future unrolls on a daily basis
Dennis OConnor

50 Awesome Ways to Use Skype in the Classroom | Teaching - 0 views

  • Skype is a free and easy way for teachers to open up their classroom and their students to a world way beyond their campus. With Skype, students can learn from other students, connect with other cultures, and expand their knowledge in amazing ways. Teachers and parents can also benefit from Skype in the classroom. Read below to learn how you can take advantage of the power of Skype in your classroom.
  • Inclusion — helping a classmate join the classroom from home. This blog post explains how a 4th grade class used Skype to help a classmate with leukemia become a part of the classroom from her home.
  • Using Skype in the Classroom (or just learning how to use it!). This teacher provides the basics to get Skype set up with your class.
Anita Polacek

Make free calls and set your conversations free with Skype - 0 views

    This site provides a free download to get you started with Skype, the audio-visual web tool.
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