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Desktop video conferencing

Potter, Ray and Roberts, Deborah, ESCalate (Education Subject Centre of the Higher Education Academy), corp creator. (2007) Desktop video conferencing. [ Busy teacher educator guides ]

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Abstract

This guide aims to provide an introduction to Desktop Video Conferencing (DVC) and forms part of the ESCalate Busy Teacher Educator Guides. You may be familiar with video conferencing, where participants typically book a designated conference room and communicate with another group in a similar room on another site via a large screen display. Desktop video conferencing allows users to video conference from the comfort of their own office, workplace or home via a desktop / laptop Personal Computer. DVC provides live audio and visual communication in real time from a standard PC and allows one to one and multiple user conferences by participants in different physical locations. Some software features a a ‘whiteboard’ on the computer screen for information exchange and the option to show or share documents and websites between the participants.

Item Type: Document from Web
Publisher: ESCalate
Series Name: Busy teacher educator guides
Uncontrolled Keywords: Communication skills
Depositing User: escalate
Date Deposited: 02 Dec 2011 10:16
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2012 08:28
URI: http://dera.ioe.ac.uk/id/eprint/13022
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