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Web Conferencing Tools Enabling Online Learning

Posted on the 06 October 2011 by Combi31 @combi31

The way the world communicates today has undergone a vast sea of changes thanks to technological advancements and enhanced user-friendly capabilities that Internet conferencing tools are being equipped with, web conferencing tools in particular! While earlier on, web conferencing tools came with prohibitive price tags and required a high level of technology expertise to master for using and were restricted to Internet conferencing by leading business persons and perhaps the medical fraternity. The emerging new breed of manufacturers in Germany, Italy, UK, Spain and France like Tandberg and others have brought forth a new wave for the scope of web conferencing tools.Now with advanced technology and software guiding the improved web conferencing tools available all over the world, it has become a matter of honor for modern educationists to utilize the add-on features that Apple and Logitech along with other big names are offering with systems of integrating technology in the classroom for their latest range of web conferencing tools that make learning more interactive and dynamic.The status of web conferencing tools and the technology development industry today stands highly elevated as more rival companies are coming up with their idea of the best web conferencing tools that are being packaged as affordable, most dynamic with online communication technologies, widely available and suitable for varied uses. This means that the usefulness of current web conferencing tools has moved beyond the most important feature of an application for integrating technology in the classroom to creating a virtual classroom space that has recorded affirmative action in the learning process for students and teachers alike. This latest development post changes and improvements made to current web conferencing tools and software applications has been studied and recorded by scores of industry insiders that advise the world on technological enhancements, expert-speak on drawbacks or highly recommended positive aspects and in-depth reviews conducted for the sole purpose of enlightening the world wide base of consumers about synchronous learning and collaboration made possible by the creators of web conferring tools and technologies.Reports from the online world of technology communications and development on the score of this latest integration made possible by improvements in the formats and features of web conferencing tools and software reveal that these are now capable of helping create an interactive environment for students that is both enjoyable and interactive. The text chatting allows for a question and answer environment considered by many as less intimidating. This observation was based on student answers from a survey conducted for worldwide reactions recorded for the implementation and manageability of the scope of improved web conferencing tools being used to integrate technology in the classroom and enhance the output of online learning, which had feedback indicating strongly that a physical classroom was considered more intimidating for many as compared to the virtual one. The main issue here is the use of web conferencing tools used for integrating the classroom environment and online learning experiences that use web conferencing tools in an enhanced mode providing a more collaborative situation than an asynchronous tool, such as a message board or forum.Author: Shakir A.Article Source: EzineArticles.comProvided by: Programmable Multi-cooker

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