Using a Video Conferencing System to Expand Student Reach

Poster #38 ID: 54903 Type: Poster Demonstration
  1. Ieda M. Santos, Patricia Fidalgo, Martina Dickson, Samir Mohammed, and Mubarak Al Jaberi, Emirates College for Advanced Education, United Arab Emirates

Tuesday, June 25 6:00 PM-7:30 PM Location: Koepelzaal View on map

Presider: Yoko Usui, Tohoku Gakuin University, Japan

Abstract: Technological developments can support higher education institutions to reach students and offer them opportunities to attend classes from remote locations. This poster aims to describe a recent deployment of a video conferencing solution at a Teacher Training College in the United Arab Emirates. The video conferencing set-up solution allows our graduate students from two Emirates to attend classes simultaneously. The deployment of the video conferencing classes is at early stages. This poster also presents an evaluation framework consisting of formative and summative approaches to assess the implementation. Both quantitative and qualitative data collection methods are adopted.

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