Videoconference, Audioconference, and Video Chat

Videoconference, Audioconference, and Video Chat

Richard Caladine
Copyright: © 2008 |Pages: 24
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-732-4.ch012
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Videoconference and audioconference have been used for communications in businesses for many years. In teaching and learning videoconference has been used for at least the last 15 years and possibly longer. Videoconference and audioconference technologies have been used in education, especially in distance education where students and teachers are in different locations. Like all educational technologies, videoconference and audioconference are suited to some and not all teaching and learning activities. Before these established real time communications technologies (RTCs) and the newer technology video chat are explored they need to be carefully defined to eliminate or minimize confusion.

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