Monthly Archives: April 2007

TerenceOnline: An eLearning Resource Center: teaching tool

TerenceOnline: An eLearning Resource Center: teaching tool
Gong is a free system for voice communication on the Web. It allows groups of people such as students and teachers to participate in discussion groups using their computers, using both synchronous (real-time) and asynchronous chat. It is commonly used by schools and universities for providing a ‘voice board’ for teaching purposes.

TerenceOnline: An eLearning Resource Center: teaching tool

TerenceOnline: An eLearning Resource Center: teaching tool
f you have a web cam hooked up to your computer, Gabmail is a simple way to send a video recording via a link in your email, online course, blog, etc. This idea has cool implications for elearning.

* First, it’s simple. No need to understand video compression and optimizing. Just go to the site, make a recording, and send it via email.
* Second, Gabmail hosts the video so you don’t have to worry about storage and file size.
* Third, it doesn’t require a cumbersome username and password to use.
* Fourth, it’s free.

TerenceOnline An eLearning Resource Center University Online Courses Enhance Universities

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According20to20the20latest20national20survey20from20the20Sloan-C20Foundation2C2022nearly203.220million20students20were20taking
20at20least20one20online20course20during20the20fall20200520term2C20a20substantial203520percent20increase20over20the202.320million20reported20the20previous20year.2220

Does anyone sense a tipping point? I feel it here as students are beating the doors down to get into online classes. Wait till gas hits $5 a gallon. No, I don’t think we have to wait that long.