Synchronous and asynchronous video conferencing tools in an online-course:

The maturation of free ubiquitous video conferencing tools provides an opportunity for faculty members to experiment with alternatives to conventional asynchronous discussion forums commonly used in online courses. However, there continues to be debate about whether synchronous video conferencing has a meaningful role to play in an online course environment. Although the Community of Inquiry […]

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Alabama adding distance ed to all high schools

Alabama seems to be following the old model for¬†deploying new technology¬†if I understand this announcement correctly. They are using $85,000 to fund a distance learning classroom at each high school in the state. While they may be the first to do this at every high school they aren’t the first to use the strategy of […]

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