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Skype: free GROUP video calls

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 18th April 2014

http://www.pcpro.co.uk/news/386134/free-skype-group-video-calls-for-a-year Even with the release of a GROUP video call now for free (versus only between two parties), Google Hangout still might be the way to go: http://searchunifiedcommunications.techtarget.com/feature/Google-Hangouts-vs-Skype-A-comparative-look In addition to Google Hangout, please have more alternatives for video and desktopsharing (mostly free): 9 Ways Students Can Host Peer Tutoring Sessions Online http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2012/11/9-ways-students-can-host-peer-tutoring.html#.U1J6ZPldWSo

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engaging Web 2.0 skills to bridge cultures and classrooms

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 27th March 2014

Stephen Noonoo in his THE JOURNAL article: Global Collaboration Projects that Go Way Beyond Skype http://thejournal.com/Articles/2014/03/26/Global-Collaboration-Projects-that-Go-Way-Beyond-Skype.aspx?Page=1#QtGjrl5J4swVCRoI.99 describes the “flattening” of the high school classroom, where students use communication technologies well beyond Skype (Edmodo) to works with peers in real time around the world. The idea of flattening involves peer-to-peer mentoring (Vygotsky’s “zone”) besides high school [...]

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synchronous solution for student to students and faculty to student interactions

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 12th February 2014

From: The EDUCAUSE Blended and Online Learning Constituent Group Listserv [BLEND-ONLINE@listserv.educause.edu] on behalf of Meagher, Tina [meagher@XAVIER.EDU] Sent: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 11:44 AM To: BLEND-ONLINE@listserv.educause.edu Subject: [BLEND-ONLINE] Synchronous solutions.. Hello, I am leading a project group that is looking into a synchronous solution for student to students and faculty to student interactions. We recently [...]

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Alternatives to Adobe Connect: Google + Hangout

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 5th November 2013

 

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The 10 Fastest Growing Apps This Year: Flickr is right after Vine

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 30th October 2013

http://ow.ly/q4BV7

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