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Shared teaching with multimedia‐enhanced video‐conferencing

Duncan, Charles and Morrey, Martin and Bayne, Gwen and MacLaren, Iain and Walder, Patrick and McQuillan, John (1998) Shared teaching with multimedia‐enhanced video‐conferencing. Association for Learning Technology Journal, 6 (3). pp. 4-15. ISSN 0968-7769

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    Abstract

    Video‐conferencing was used to share a short series of lectures between several universities. A high bandwidth network (155Mbit/s) permitted near broadcast TV quality video to be combined with fully mixed, high‐quality audio. The lectures were supported by visual aids made available using Microsoft NetMeeting to provide multipoint, shared applications. NetMeeting is shown to be a stable and effective platform for distributing multimedia material at a much higher resolution than is possible using the video signals common in most video‐conference lectures, although care must be taken when constructing animated material.

    Item Type: Article
    Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
    L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC1022 - 1022.25 Computer-assisted Education
    Divisions: ALT-J Journal
    Depositing User: Justin Smith
    Date Deposited: 10 Apr 2009 11:35
    Last Modified: 04 Apr 2011 10:18
    URI: http://repository.alt.ac.uk/id/eprint/278

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