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Building a geocollaboratory: Supporting Human–Environment Regional Observatory (HERO) collaborative science activities

Alan M. MacEachren, William Pike, Chaoqing Yu, Isaac Brewer, Mark Gahegan, Stephen D. Weaver, Brent Yarnal
2006 Computers, Environment and Urban Systems  
Our speciWc focus is on science teams developing and applying protocols for long-term study of the local and regional scale human impacts of global environmental change.  ...  The HERO geocollaboratory includes web and other Internet-based tools to enable same-time and diVerent-time (thus synchronous and asynchronous) diVerent-place collaboration.  ...  We wish to acknowledge the more than three dozen REU students who have participated in the HERO project and whose use of the methods and tools described has helped to assess and reWne them.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2005.10.005 fatcat:epdcoltze5avjpnicfvl7vp5vi

Teaching and Learning Collaboratively and Virtually

Russell W. Robbins, Brian S. Butler
2009 Americas Conference on Information Systems  
The knowledge areas are business processes, emerging technologies, globalization, human-computer interactions, and the impacts of digitization.  ...  We describe the results of educational activities we embedded within these courses that purportedly helped students learn about the five knowledge areas. Next, we share feedback from students.  ...  Teresa A. Lane for her editorial assistance.  ... 
dblp:conf/amcis/RobbinsB09 fatcat:qrccwp72snfpfg7ebtuutk4ima

The Framework Model for the Implementation of Collaborative and Interactive Learning in the University Classroom

Mohammed Alhaji Mohammed, Adel A. Abdou
2019 Asian Journal of Education and e-Learning  
The study also presents a comprehensive and critical review of literature on the nature of the university classroom for collaboraive and interactive learning, with the aim of providing an enabling environment  ...  The study concluded by establishing a systematic framework model for the implementation of the collaboraive and interactive learning in the university classroom.  ...  Sequential and global understanding Sequential learners absorb information and acquire understanding of material in small connected chunk.  ... 
doi:10.24203/ajeel.v7i5.3548 fatcat:vd4ech7wvvaydomwwsri7ek5gu

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Editor, David A. Mappin
1996 Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology  
Video conferencing is popular with many "meeting rooms" or chat groups on the Internet today where people meet, using the computer as a kind of video phone -but the discourse also offers the potential  ...  mail, and video conferencing which are technically mediated interactions between individuals, usually not in real time except in the case of video conferencing.  ...  A Profile may be thought of as a descriptive case study.  ... 
doi:10.21432/t21883 fatcat:g3qmx2lxujbbdc3h4ikrzrqi4a

E-Learning: Virtual classrooms as an added learning platform

Michael Nyarko, Neco Ventura
2010 2010 IEEE Region 8 International Conference on Computational Technologies in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (SIBIRCON)  
However, current implementations require high bandwidth in order to support the communication tools that they offer, including voice and video conferencing, a shared whiteboard, instant messaging and file  ...  In developing countries such as South Africa the high cost of broadband internet access is a major deterrent to the country's broadband penetration rate.  ...  Video communication is known to be one of the major bandwidth consumers Audio quality is vital to student's clear understanding of the offered content-might be the worst distraction of a session and needs  ... 
doi:10.1109/sibircon.2010.5555116 fatcat:vn3pump5cfb7bbxwldmvsyacze

Collaborative media streaming

Verena Kahmann, Lars Wolf, Jörg Ott
2009 ACM SIGMultimedia Records  
An enhancement of such streaming services is to watch those movies together with a group of people on several devices in parallel, independent from the location of the other group members.  ...  Examples are IPTV, which stands for television broadcast over a (mostly closed) network infrastructure by means of the IP suite, or video on-demand, which allows for watching selected movies via Internet  ...  In this work, SDP is used for description of the session because of its widespread use for streaming and conferencing in the Internet.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1662529.1662535 fatcat:omijwpz65fcvfboxvxwntpsija

Narrowcasting and Multipresence for Music Auditioning and Conferencing in Social Cyberworlds

Rasika Ranaweera, Michael Cohen, Michael Frishkopf
2015 Presence - Teleoperators and Virtual Environments  
Likewise one can participate in a conference and at the same time join a global tour of music.  ...  Using our cyberworld as a virtual laboratory, we evaluated the effectiveness of narrowcasting when auditioning music and conferencing.  ...  Users exchange text messages and multimedia (graphics, video, and audio) or conduct conferences among private Ranaweera, Cohen, & Frishkopf 239 Two users rated a few of the items as "basic," but no  ... 
doi:10.1162/pres_a_00232 fatcat:w34lceqzandj5muewhxcgocoiy

Multiparty Audioconferencing on Wireless Networks [chapter]

R Venkatesha Prasad, R Muralishankar, H Shankar, Vijay Rao
2008 Broadband Mobile Multimedia  
Concomitant with the Internet maturity and advances in supporting firmware, novel applications are becoming commercially viable at a rapid pace.  ...  Multimedia conferencing over Internet Protocol (IP) networks is an  ...  Implementation on devices with a variety of capacities and connectivities, and tuning of the devices for enhanced quality application are other challenges for a successful deployment of conferencing service  ... 
doi:10.1201/9781420051858.ch4 fatcat:6qfmxvvk4fe5rh3crfoukpfqm4

Distributed Cooperative Visualization [article]

K.W. Brodlie, D.A. Duce, J.R. Gallop, J.D. Wood
1998 Eurographics State of the Art Reports  
communications channels (ISDN, ATM etc) and desktop video conferencing using the Internet and multicast (Mbone) communications.  ...  Distributed cooperative visualization aims to enhance the video conferencing environment (usually the desktop environment) with access to visualization facilities.  ...  KWB and JDW likewise thank all those who have contributed to our understanding of the subject -notably Helen Wright (now of University of Hull), Jeremy Walton and colleagues at NAG Ltd, and many postgraduate  ... 
doi:10.2312/egst.19981020 fatcat:jxzulnmtsndgxadgluzntkrg44

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2013 Epidemiologic Reviews  
Term Description TermDescription is defined in the RDD Dictionary as "A natural language Description of the Meaning of a Term." The Context Model The fundamental building block of the RDD Ontology.  ...  , specific video object decoding and conversational video services such as video telephony and video conferencing, multi-channel content production and distribution, surveillance-and-storage applications  ...  A.4.4 The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) The EBU had a PMC P/META (Metadata exchange standards) project (ended in December 2000) with as goals:  To establish understanding between EBU members of the  ... 
doi:10.1093/epirev/mxs015 fatcat:tkblkwc5rvgorayu3f5cv5dxaa

Longitudinal study: understanding the lived experience of couples across the trajectory of dementia

Mary S. Mittelman, Maureen K. O'Connor, Tiffany Donley, Cynthia Epstein-Smith, Andrew Nguyen, Roscoe Nicholson, Rebecca Salant, Steven D. Shirk, Elizabeth Stevenson
2021 BMC Geriatrics  
Outcomes include global quality of life, subjective physical health, mental health (depression and anxiety), and status change (transitions in levels of care; i.e., placement in a nursing home).  ...  The previous literature examining relationship characteristics and their role in outcomes for the caregiver and PWD is scant and suffers from methodological issues that limit the understanding of which  ...  Assessment Process Assessments will be conducted via videoconferencing, using a HIPPA-compliant video-conferencing platform.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12877-021-02503-4 pmid:34654375 pmcid:PMC8518196 fatcat:a4bylm7ayvdprdb733l6weyypu

IRRODL Volume 4, Number 1

Various Authors
2003 International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning  
The purpose of this paper is to ground the establishment of open and distance study centres vis-à-vis the unique cultural and institutional circumstances characteristic of Germany and its institutions  ...  After some 10 years of the radical intrusion of a range of technologies, principally those grouped around what has been broadly termed ICT, we have the chance to see if and how the world of ODL has qualitatively  ...  [Since the fees of the commercial products reviewed in this report are negotiable for the different situations in which they are applied, the reader is invited to seek private quotations directly from  ... 
doi:10.19173/irrodl.v4i1.1085 fatcat:5hyxzj6bgnhgrd2aqlobh2eggy

Digital Earth in Australia [chapter]

Zaffar Sadiq Mohamed-Ghouse, Cheryl Desha, Luis Perez-Mora
2019 Manual of Digital Earth  
Australia must overcome a number of challenges to meet the needs of our growing population in a time of increased climate variability.  ...  In particular and in part driven by a lack of substantial resources in space, we have directed efforts towards world-leading innovation in big data processing and storage.  ...  This includes providing seed funding for the installation of the two prototype Digital Earth Node rooms and for the appointment of startup project officer roles.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-981-32-9915-3_21 fatcat:ep7kptfidfck5ahm3u72kpkr2m

Building a Virtual Network in a Community Health Research Training Program

F. Lau, R. Hayward
2000 JAMIA Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association  
Conclusion: This study provides a descriptive model of the processes involved in developing, in the community health setting, virtual networks that can be used as the basis for future research and as a  ...  A b s t r a c t Objective: To describe the experiences, lessons, and implications of building a virtual network as part of a two-year community health research training program in a Canadian province.  ...  The authors thank the organizers, instructors, coordinators, participants, and support staff of the research training program described in this paper, for their valuable feedback over the past two years  ... 
doi:10.1136/jamia.2000.0070361 pmid:10887165 pmcid:PMC61441 fatcat:okalcinqirepfjhluzu4t2beee

A Survey of Smart Classroom Literature

Avneet Kaur, Munish Bhatia, Giovanni Stea
2022 Education Sciences  
This survey contributes to the current literature by presenting a comprehensive analysis of various disciplines using a standard terminology and taxonomy.  ...  Smart classroom research has been quickly implemented to enhance education systems, resulting in higher engagement and empowerment of students, educators, and administrators.  ...  The aim is to enhance material exchange and contact between students and teachers.  ... 
doi:10.3390/educsci12020086 fatcat:xgcpzdhywzg7xoy43dcj435iuu
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