Education

Education

The world is your classroom. Video conferencing hardware is connecting teachers to students around the globe to break physical barriers to education.

Boy using interactive classroom technology

Interactive Classroom Technology Is the Start of the Virtual Visual Education

In the future, we’re thinking kids might be a little less excited about winter break. Why would any student be excited to embrace elderly relatives and sing dorky carols when they spend...
Webinars in higher education can make returning to school much easier.

Webinars in Higher Education Are the Future for Mature Students

Does it really matter if you’re in the same room as your teacher during a lesson? The bulk of the conversation is flowing one way, like a television broadcast. There’s seldom a...
Video conferencing in higher education in Kenya

Kenya Uses Video Conferencing in Higher Education to Meet the Demand for Learning

Kenya’s education system is facing the right kind of problem. One of the youngest and fastest growing economies in Sub-Saharan Africa, it’s experiencing a boom in demand for higher education and...
Video conferencing for hearing impaired students

Video Conferencing for Hearing Impaired Students Makes a Big Difference in and Out of...

They’re seated just a few feet apart in the classroom, but every question the student asks travels 300 miles before it reaches the ears of the teacher. The answer makes the...
A virtual spelling bee would reduce travel

A Virtual Spelling Bee Over Video Conference Connects Kids Across the Country

Do you know what the word nyctinasty means? If you closed your eyes right now, could you even spell it, having just read the word? That word--which refers to the movement...
A teacher demonstrates video conferencing in education training

How to Use Video Conferencing in Education Training: Getting the Most Out of the...

From his office at Fort Hays State University, Kansas, Dr. Gary Andersen is helping guide the future of Saudi Arabia. The Assistant Professor of Advanced Education Programs is mentoring more than...
Video conferencing between schools could help solve a teacher shortage.

Video Conferencing Between Schools Could Fight the Effects of a Teacher Shortage

It’s looking like students in the U.S. must learn to share if they are to get the most out of their education. And they don’t just have to share with their...
Education through video conferencing gives students flexibility.

Education Through Video Conferencing Is the Obvious Next Step in a Telecommuting World

Video conferencing means never having to sheepishly scurry in late to a college lecture. In fact, if your college is willing to explore the flexibility video conferencing can provide, you can choose...
Video conferencing presentations can act as a form of online career counseling

Online Career Counseling: The Pro Football Hall of Fame Offers Inspirational Video Calls for...

Here are a few names from the Pro Football Hall of Fame that even the most rabid NFL fan would have trouble recognizing. Do you know them? Jake Ray. Jon Kendle. Jason...
A video conferencing robot like this could help students learn.

Remote Students Learn More with a Video Conferencing Robot

The classroom of the future might include one teacher, no students, and dozens of robots. The class is proceeding like classes in every generation have proceeded up until now, except that every...