Collaborative communication is a powerful teaching tool that encourages and supports interactive learning.
Consider the benefits to students, teachers and parents when telepresence is used for language courses by linking to other schools or Content Providers Worldwide. How better to practice language skills, learn about the culture of another country or make friends with overseas students.
Teaching colleagues are also able to benefit from the telepresence technology – professional development, shared lesson planning, exchanging of ideas and meetings across campuses are a few examples.
The potential applications of our education high definition telepresence systems are endless.
Videoconferencing has been named as the second most desirable way for school teachers to communicate with parents, students and colleagues in a recently released survey. The most desirable interaction was named as physically being in the same room and meeting face-to-face. Click to read the Survey Overview, Research Report, Survey Results, Press Release.
Here is a short clip of how Polycom videoconferencing technology has many applications within the educational environment.