Video teleconferencing can offer exceptional benefits to students in the classroom through virtual field trips and one-on-one interactions with experts and others around the world. While many administrators see video as the future of education, many teachers are reluctant to embrace the technology. A common fear is that incorporating VTC in the classroom would require a complete rewrite of lesson plans and an overhaul of teaching methods.
Do you have experience using VTC in the classroom? Do you have any tips to overcome common misconceptions about video in the classroom?
A recent article on FedUC offers several best practices for integrating VTC in education: http://feduc.us/unified-communications/video-teleconferencing-in-the-classroom-%E2%80%93-what-teachers-need-to-know/