eCurriculum 2010: Web Conferencing
Opportunity for 8 Faculty to Participate in a Web Conferencing System Pilot
A web conference committee has worked on researching and identifying systems, and before committing to any specific web conferencing system, Academic Technology is offering a pilot to give potential faculty and users the opportunity to try and evaluate the product and give feedback on the strengths and weaknesses of the product and training.
Academic Technology is seeking 8 faculty or staff interested in piloting University-wide web conferencing during the Fall 2010 semester. Selected Faculty and staff will help Academic Technology with real world applications. If selected, Academic Technology will work with you to identify the best system for your needs.
Potential uses of web conferencing
- Virtual section meetings
- Office hours and other consultations
- Student collaboration/project work
- Virtual faculty collaboration for research and other academic but non-class related events
- Virtual online class sessions
Web Conferencing features
- Ability to walk through slides and visit sites together
- Application sharing, desktop sharing and the ability to pass the control of applications to participants
- Use of webcam video of the facilitator or participants
- Online chat where facilitator and participants can communicate via text.
Web Conferencing Applications:
- Adobe Connect
- Nefsis (PC Only)
- Saba Centra
What needs to happen?
- Application form now has been closed
- Conduct meetings
- Be a part of a panel (October 12 or 13, 2010)
What you will get:
- A named room for one year of unlimited use
- Three webcams