Education

Education

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

Universities are ideal for 4K video conferencing cameras

Affordable 4K Video Conferencing Cameras Can Make Use of Colleges’ Super High-Speed Internet

This is an understatement: Boston University provides face-to-face video conferencing equipment and facilities. It should read: Boston University is connected to the fastest private broadband network in the U.S., and 4K webcams have just...
Education Through Video Conferencing

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...
government use google hangouts for calls

Government Departments Experiment with Casual Google Hangouts Calls to Give Agencies a Face

How do you put a human face to a major government department? How about simply letting the public see and speak with the human faces that dwell within? It’s a little hard to...
Video conferencing allows Minecraft to be used for education.

The Addition of Video Conferencing Could Make Minecraft an Even More Powerful Education Tool

Seven-year-olds build houses nowadays. And skyscrapers. And entire cities. And if Microsoft gets its way, such engineering feats will be part of the everyday grade school curriculum. The tech giant has created an...
Edutainment in the classroom through video conferencing

Edutainment in the Classroom Is Video Conferencing’s Gift to Education

When you’re eight years old, there’s nothing more persuasive than a dinosaur. Whether they’re the old-fashioned purple variety that teaches nursery rhymes and the art of hugging, or the really old-fashioned type...
online writers’ workshop helps writers grow

Video Conferencing Turns an Online Writers’ Workshop into a Weapon Against Self-Doubt

There’s a rich, rather romantic, literary tradition of writers gathering together to support, encourage, and inspire each other. It extends from Mary Shelley composing Frankenstein to win a scary story contest...
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 in the classroom can enhance learning

Video Conferencing in the Classroom: Smart Ways to Make Use of Tech in Education

By guest author Kelly Kincaid It’s September. You just opened up a big box of tablets for your classroom. Now what? If you don’t speak digital and you’re struggling with how to...
E-mentoring allows children to receive guidance over video conferencing.

Middle Schoolers Are E-Mentoring Elementary Students Using Video Conferencing

When Kiser Intermediate student Jaida Thomas grows up she wants to be a teacher. Or a beautician. Or a pediatric oncologist. That’s quite a wish list for a young lady to...
live video chat and online learning

Click for Help: Live Video Chat Links in Online Learning Tools Give Students Instant...

If you’re a parent, or just spend time around kids, you know that sometimes the answers our children seek for their homework are a little more complex than a patient parent...