Online Class on Videoconferencing Starts Nov. 1

21st Century Communication Collaborations

Course Description: Videoconference (VC) connections between classes open up a whole new world of collaborative learning for students! These 21st century communication collaborations bring the world to your classroom. Immerse yourself in videoconference connections with partner classes. Learn about structures/templates for projects with other classes and implement them with your students and a partner classroom. During the class you’ll reflect on exemplary student-to-student projects, receive support during your own project connection(s), and apply your learning in your classroom.

Dates: November 1 – December 17, 2010 (we’ll take Thanksgiving week off)
Time Commitment: 5-8 hours a week
Cost: $150 (same price for everyone)
Optional tuition additional: 2 graduate semester credits available from Andrews University, Grand Valley State University, or Western Michigan University. OR 6.0 Michigan SB-CEUs for $25.

Online: This course is taught online via Moodle. Class assignments are posted in the discussion board. Participants are required to login regularly during the class.

Videoconference: Participants will implement a project videoconference with another class. Assistance will be given throughout the course in best practices for videoconference collaboraitons.

Technology Featured:
Participants can choose which method of videoconferencing to focus on within this class.

  • Standards-based videoconferencing carts like Polycom or LifeSize or Tandberg

More info: Course Website and Syllabus

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