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  • Video Conferencing in Christchurch

    I am going to try to get a number of my students onto video conferencing this year. I have set up a project based learning course, and am linking in with the University. I plan to link groupos of students with 'mentors'. People that can provide real world experience, so kids can start to think ou...

    Tags: vc, video conferencing, christchurch

  • Linking in with NEN Schools

    Today i joined a VC with several Ashburton schools, REANZ & Dave from Southwell school, through Scopia desktop VC. This was an opportunity for schools to find out more about KAREN, the NEN trial and learn to use the Scopia environment. It was great to see what people are doing in their school...

    Tags: nen, karen, ufbis, broadband, bandwidth, vc, video conference, scopia, desktop vc

  • CantaNet student videos

    Our eDean COP put these video together (one made by the students) detailing what it is like being an eStudent.  They are designed to provide new students some idea of what the experience is like. http://cantanet.org/student-videos/

    Tags: estudent, vc, video conference, video

  • Temperature Check

    I have finally gathered all the data together from the students surveys completed at the beginning of term two and shared them below.  I have included last years' results at the top so you can cycle through and compare.  There is one new question which asks students whether they feel th...

    Tags: vc, survey

  • In the News - Secretary of Ed observes VC lesson

    From the Golden Bay Weekly last week: "... Principal John Garner invited the secretary to visit Collingwood earlier this year when he found out that coming from England she had little knowledge of area schools.During her visit the secretary was able to observe Marta Barham delivering a Year 13 c...

    Tags: vc, vln community, Area Schools, Collingwood Area School, WestNet, vlnc, online learning, Golden Bay

  • Online with Te Papa

    Te Papa have published their video conference programme for the second half of this year. There is now a cost of $30 per school to participate, though this is quite reasonable. There are a couple of choices aimed at Primary Schools, so if you are studying these relevant topics in Term 3 or 4, the...

    Tags: Te Papa, vc, learning online

  • Skype Video - Free for Teachers

    Skype in the classroom are now offering free video conferencing for teachers. Try it out with your UFB - if you have it... Thanks GCSN for sharing this little gem. Be great to hear from schools who have used skype video for a multipoint connection, last time we tried it was pretty flakey but t...

    Tags: skype, ufbis, video conferencing, vc, online learning

  • 2014 - Turn on the Video!

    As bandwidth improves across our school networks there will be more opportunities to turn the camera on in the Adobe classroom or with Skype connections.  Be video capable either with your onboard camera (quite suitable for one or two participants) or consider purchasing a desktop conference...

    Tags: vc, video conference, adobe connect, skype, camera, video, online learning, vlnprimary

  • Asnet Support

    Robert Bryson from ASNET technologies was guest at our monthly VLNC meeting today. Bob talked about VC support for NZEdNetwork which is our video conferencing bridge. He discussed some of the recent problems that have occurred on the network this year, with more schools accessing the bridge ove...

    Tags: Asnet Technologies, VC, video conference, CMA desktop, technical support, help desk