How VoIP Has Revolutionized The eLearning Industry

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Where Has All the Bandwidth Gone? A New Virtual Classroom Issue Addressed

InSync Training

Virtual classroom sessions are slowing down, VoIP is going to that place with all the handbaskets…. Today’s fun topic is bandwidth! Or the lack of it. All because everyone is on video ALL THE TIME, including your kids, husbands, and wives, I bet. And your dishwasher, TVs, everything is on the internet. Thanks to Coronavirus-related travel bans, new work-from-home arrangements, and deployment of virtual meetings and trainings, bandwidth can't keep up.

Your Chance to Check Us Out!

Upside Learning

We definitely do a lot of virtual conferencing, emailing, portal sharing, VOIP-ing… We bet many of you do too. We don’t do business with virtual conference rooms, email clients, portals, or VOIP windows. But you know what? We do business with people. And that’s why, ultimately, relationships matter the most to us. So Upside Learning […]. Upside Learning ATD TechKnowledge ATD TechKnowledge 2018 ATDTK2018

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Training: A Primer For Hosting Live, Online (Virtual) Classes

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Some online training rooms support Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOiP), some vendors support telephones (either toll-calls or toll-free), and some rooms support both VOiP and telephones. Should you elect to use VOiP, you'll need a headset plugged into your computer. While you will likely sound awesome when you are using VOiP, keep in mind that you're basically using the Internet to transmit your voice.

Top 100 Tools For Learning 2010 – C4LPT Survey

Upside Learning

Skype – instant messaging and VoIP call tool. The final list of top 100 tools for learning for 2010 is now out on Jane Hart’s website.

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Open Source Web Conferencing Solutions – FREE

eLearning 24-7

Ekiga – VOIP and Web Conferencing, HD Quality – nice! It is VOIP, but the people on the other side, do not need VOIP. Linphone - VOIP, works with Mac, Windows and Linux. QuteCom - VOIP. Free conference calling – up to 500 callers, audio only, mp3 playback, reporting features and supports VOIP – no VIDEO.

Tips to Level-Up Your Virtual Learning Game

Learning Rebels

Because VoIP is internet-based, it is susceptible to all the hitches that comes with using broadband, jittery connection, dropped internet service, latency, distortions etc. Time to think differently about your virtual learning applications. COVID-19 has taken over all aspects of our lives and has created a new normal. There is understandable concern about travel and traditional instructor-led training and virtual learning is again a topic of conversation.

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Social Networking – A Contrarian View

Upside Learning

Till that time, I wouldn’t be relying on them for much more than connecting and communicating, another tool like IM, video chat, VoIP etc. Today, I’m going to adopt a contrarian view. We all know social networks promote learning; while the mechanisms aren’t documented or well-understood, that it works isn’t in doubt anymore. But we must ask, are the ‘social media/networking systems’ out there promoting this learning? Or does it happen in spite of these systems?

Fourth Summer 2011 Learning in 3D class

Kapp Notes

Andrew provided a great tour of all the wonderful features of the software, including the ability to play games within the virtual world, the ability to easily follow another avatar, the VOIP features and the ability to use the virtual world without having a thin client download. For this class, we were privileged to have Andrew Hughes, the president of Designing Digitally visit with us. And he gave us a tour of their browser-based 3D campus tour software.

learning objectives: you need feed back to make them work

Challenge to Learn

I work 3 days a week from home, so he saw me sitting in my office; mailing, conferencing, calling (over VOIP) and all the other stuff you do when you work. If you read my blog on a frequent basis you will know that I believe that Learning Objectives and learning are two sides of the same medal. I want to share a story with you that gave me an insight yesterday. Some time ago I wanted to improved my bathroom and in a moment of insanity I decided that I would do that myself.

Wrestling Virtual Learning Technology Trauma to the Mat

ATD Learning Technologies

We delivered a webinar once in which the telephone bridge that was to have been used by the speaker in an integrated VOIP session magically disappeared from the web event settings on the day of the event. The host rapidly identified a new telephone bridge, added the phone information to the meeting room, and the whole event became a teleconference instead of a VOIP session.

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Key Steps to Preparing Great Synchronous Interactions

Experiencing eLearning

Phone or VOIP–do people have headsets? These are my live blogged notes from Karen Hyder’s webinar, Key Steps to Preparing Great Synchronous Interactions from the Training Magazine Network. My side comments in italics.

Guest Post: 5 Effective Ways of Maximizing Mobile Tech In Learning Pursuits

Kapp Notes

Email and VoIP. Plus, with Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services like Skype and Google Hangouts, it is possible to make this venture more personal despite being totally virtual. This will will start off with a guest post form Jenni Birch who writes about apps, computer art, music and the latest developments in technology. Thanks Jenni for agreeing to post some of your thoughts on mobile tech and learning. Photo courtesy of Verizon Wireless.

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Choose the Best Microphone

ATD Learning Technologies

Marketed to gaming enthusiasts and people who make VoIP calls, they’re relatively cheap and may seem like a good option. I have nothing against headset mics when used in gaming and for VoIP. Recording audio doesn’t have to cost much. In fact, you can be up and running for under $100. You just need a microphone, something to record on, something to listen back to it with, and a space to do the recording. Microphones.

Mobile Learning Survey Results Summary

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

29% have used video calling and 50% have used VOIP calling. by Rosie Hausler.   A few weeks ago I created a survey about Mobile Learning. Thanks to everyone that took time out to answer. The results are summarized below. 79% of respondents are interested in learning more about Mobile Learning. 50% currently neither create nor consume Mobile Learning. 86% think Mobile Learning can enhance the learning experience. 29% have used a mobile device as part of a blended learning experience.

Which webinar tool do I use? Part 1

Superb Learning

How participants will access the audio (VOIP or teleconferencing). Which webinar platform do I use? This is a question I often hear with people looking to start delivering content through webinars, or more accurately Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT). More and more organisations are moving to the use of virtual tools to deliver training to their staff and clients, taking advantage of the benefits VILT offers.

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2 Big Considerations When Transitioning to a Virtual Learning Program

Degreed

This might also include dial-in numbers from phones or VOIP for browsers. Since the inception of Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) technology, it’s become an enticing way for organizations to save travel costs and offer more sessions that are available to employees in every timezone. However, with all the benefits come concerns around perceived lack of interaction and engagement, lack of learner progress, ROI, or impact over time.

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Face time

E-Learning Provocateur

To add voice to the conversation we can use teleconferencing or VoIP. My wife and I are studying Foundations of Business Strategy together. And by “studying”, I mean we are watching the videos – which are excellent, by the way. My wife is a marketing professional, while I’ve been in the corporate sector for most of my working life, so we find ourselves regularly pausing the videos and launching into conversation about what was said. And it’s great!

The Rise of the Digitals

Your Training Edge

The president of the United States of America, Barack Obama uses VoIP to keep in touch with his family whenever he is out of the country. We are living in an age of technology where electronic devices have become an integral part of anyone’s life. People who use technology too frequently and have a high adoption rate for the latest technology are referred to as “Digitals”. As technology is improving, there is a rise in Digitals. Defining Digitals.

Choose the Best Microphone

ATD Learning Technologies

Marketed to gaming enthusiasts and people who make VoIP calls, they’re relatively cheap and may seem like a good option. I have nothing against headset mics when used in gaming and for VoIP. Recording audio doesn’t have to cost much. In fact, you can be up and running for under $100. You just need a microphone, something to record on, something to listen back to it with, and a space to do the recording. Microphones.

Comparison of Free Virtual Classroom Systems

G-Cube

But if you wish to also use video, VoIP, chat, whiteboard etc or wish to integrate a VCR in your application, then you may want to give Open Meetings a shot, which I found to be better than rest of the open source tools. We recently did a research on free virtual classroom systems available in the market to meet a customer need for whom we had developed VILT content. Here is our comparative analysis that you may want to use to select the tool which best suits your requirements –.

Analysis of ProtoSphere/Lync Integration

Kapp Notes

Additionally, the integration means that the VoIP is always on. Always on-VoIP people interacting in the space can speak and hear others the moment they enter a zone for hands-free talking. Event.

Key benefits for managers when using a Learning Experience Platform

Learnbrite

Chat using enterprise capable VoIP conferencing allowing the widest access through firewalls and fallbacks offering support across a myriad of browsers and devices. Virtual Reality (VR) in the context of a Learning Experience Platform (LEP) is not limited to an academic framework.

Screen-Sharing’s Got Nothing on a Hands-on Experience. Here’s Why.

Cloudshare

We even encourage our own customers to integrate Zoom technology (or Skype, or Webex, or any other VoIP software for that matter), for the audio component of our virtual labs solution, to boost IT training or sales enablement. In this prolonged period of remote work, video conferencing is having a real moment in the limelight.

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24 Virtual Training Best Practices to Follow When Shifting to Remote Learning

EI Design

Encourage all participants to dial in even if they are connected through VoIP. Introduction. If this is the first time you are moving to Virtual Training or you are looking at rapid acceleration of your ILT to a virtual mode, read on! In this article, I share 24 best practices as you shift from classroom training to a remote learning mode. Background. With travel restrictions and social distancing in play, Virtual Training is the most sought-after solution today for remote learning.

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Web Conferencing: Voices from the Underground

eLearning 24-7

Now when it comes to recording, you will need to find out the following: Does your recording only work with VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) ? BTW, there are a lot of definitions and explanations on VOIP, but in basic basic terms – think of it this way: You have mic headset for your computer (there are great ones under $50), you stick the mic jack into your computer input (some computers the color is “pink&# ). Whalla VOIP! Personal Recommendation on VOIP.

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Learning Through Virtual Classrooms: A new-age workplace learning trend

G-Cube

With technologies such as VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol), the learners can conduct audio chat within the virtual classroom – without dialing in through a telephone or mobile. The benefits of continuous training in the corporate world are many and agreed upon by all.

Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: The Future of E-Learning

Kapp Notes

This interactive 3D environment was built for learning with Voice Over the Internet (VoIP), application sharing, whiteboards, and virtual meeting spaces. I think the future of e-learning revolves, in a large way, around the use of 3D worlds and avatars.I'm

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Virtual Worlds and Compliance

Kapp Notes

ProtoSphere usage reporting lets administrators track metrics, including how long learners spend within sessions, levels of participation, and VoIP and text chat usage. Here is an interesting move in the virtual world space. ProtonMedia and Kaplan EduNeering recently integrated their respective technologies to create a new way for life sciences organizations to meet regulatory and compliance regulations.

3 Ways to Use Adobe Connect

Integrated Learnings

Other benefits to having a meeting room include using a web cam so that attendees can see each other, sharing downloadable files with attendees, and using Adobe Connect's VoIP capabilities to allow meetings without the added cost of telephone conferencing. by Jonathan Shoaf. Adobe Connect is one of the leading virtual classroom products on the market.

Zoom is a beautiful thing; virtual labs are gorgeous. So reach out and touch someone.

Cloudshare

It simply runs side by side with Zoom or any VoIP you prefer. “Reach out and touch someone.” Remember that epic slogan? I’ve seen it credited to American Telegraph & Telephone (AT&T) as well as the “Baby Bells.” Researching its history, even though it was most popular in the 1970s and 80s, its roots can be traced back to the 1920s. I offer as evidence this featured snipped from a Google search. I suppose it’s not important to pinpoint exactly where and when it came to be.

Online Training: How Big is Too Big?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you did ask a student a question, would  Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP)  be reliable enough for two-way communication? by AJ George  In the early days of software training, many professional trainers that I've talked with said that the perfect onsite class size was eight to 10 students. For groups of 10 or more, it was a standard practice to bring in a backup trainer.

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Five Tips on 3D eLearning and Training Courtesy of VenueGen

Kapp Notes

The best dial-in solution is one that turns the attendee’s telephone receiver into a VoIP headset, for all practical purposes, and usually is offered as part of a virtual world training package.

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5 Reasons Why Virtual Training Software Is So Successful

Cloudshare

Employees can still ask questions during the lesson through VoIP or text chat, and teaching assistants can queue and answer them separately so that they don’t interrupt the flow of the lesson. It would’ve sounded like a sci-fi fantasy only a few decades ago.

Top Nine Web Conferencing Vendors for 2015 Plus Trends

eLearning 24-7

The usual standards though – whiteboard, screen sharing, VOIP – funny, I saw one vendor pitch that they include “VOIP toll free” – what? VOIP is usually free – that is why people have it. If you love VOIP and are willing to ignore the UI – its solid but not great by any stretch then Skype might work. I know what you are thinking. You are wondering – “Nine?” ” Why not 10?

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After e-Learning delivery and deployment, how would you drive adoption?

ID Reflections

The post talks about an organization's role in the adoption of something as apparently simple as the use of Voice over IP (VoIP). Employees must be provided with the right equipment; if you want to use VoIP, make sure they have good quality headsets. After e-Learning delivery and deployment, how would you drive adoption? was a question posed by my colleague and co-blogger in the " Explore Learning Solutions " Forum. I am putting up my answer here in my blog as well: Read on.

Which webinar tool do I use? Part 2

Superb Learning

Webinar tools allow us to connect with each other even if we are unable to meet in person. They allow educators to provide learning for their students from afar. With increasing numbers of people turning to webinar solutions, there are multiple tools to choose from. Here we provide an overview and comparison of some of the popular tools, which include the following: Zoom. Microsoft Teams. Adobe Connect. Google Hangouts. Big Blue Button. GoTo Webinar.

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