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Developing a synchronous web seminar application for online learning

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Developing a synchronous web seminar application for online learning
Many higher education institutions are searching for cost effective tools for the delivery of a feature rich, synchronous online learning environment. While there are several commercially viable web conferencing products available to enhance the online education experience, they tend to be cost prohibitive and are constrained by software and network limitations. Some universities have invested heavily in products such as iLinc, Centra, and Horizon Wimba, but many academic institutions that would benefit from these products simply cannot afford them. Rowan University is currently developing a synchronous, online web conferencing application that delivers all the features of similar commercial products without the exorbitant price tag. The Rowan Virtual Meeting (RVM) System is built on Macromedia Flash Communication Server technology; a programming platform that is operating system independent, requires very little overhead to run, and has a one-time cost associated with it that is nomi...
Michael D. Ciocco, Neil Toporski, Michael Dorris
Added 26 Jun 2010
Updated 26 Jun 2010
Type Conference
Year 2005
Where SIGUCCS
Authors Michael D. Ciocco, Neil Toporski, Michael Dorris
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