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  1. A Demonstration of Centra:Learning via Centra Symposium, a Synchronous Delivery Software Presented by Russell G. Rhodes and Ken McCrory Center for Scientific Research and Education Southwest Missouri State University

  2. Agenda • Introduction • Current Uses • Off Campus • On Campus • Future Uses • Capabilities of Software

  3. Introduction • Centra Software, Inc., www.centra.com • Products • Centra Now • Centra Conference 3 • Centra eMeeting • Centra Symposium 4.0

  4. www.centra.com

  5. Centra Now

  6. Centra 99 Symposium

  7. Current Uses Off Campus

  8. PEMBA Program University of Tennessee

  9. CyberClass Technology

  10. Live Web Based Training,Is Synchronous Better? A Coast Guard Test & Evaluation of Live WBT Commander Rich ArnoldMs. Becky Palmore

  11. Why Focus on Live WBT? • $500.00/student/week • High Interactivity • Quality of Life + • Expanded access • Link Field - School • Less travel • Cheap/Fast to produce • Flexible, easy to change • Instructor control • Minimal infrastructure

  12. Live WBT Findings • Instructors, tech staff & students easily can easily teach, deploy and learn via live WBT • Infrastructure costs are negligible when compared against potential savings • Works best for knowledge/attitude courses but can be adopted for skill Method works!

  13. EPGY, Stanford

  14. Business Use

  15. Current Uses On Campus

  16. Use of Centra99 for OPTEI Grant • OPTEI Grant • 7 public schools (Six are rural) with low socioeconomic status • Problems at start • Getting teachers over concern about computer usage • Firewall

  17. TEC 369 Product Managment: Two Campuses, Two Classes, One Instructor • Over 200 Computers in Lybyer • Distance Learning Room on West Plains Campus • Site of TEC 369: Product Management on Springfield Campus • Instructor on Springfield Campus • Students on both campuses • Most important use of Centra 99 was the “Application Share” with “PrimaVera”, a product management software system Lybyer Enhanced Technology Center SMSU West Plains Campus

  18. SMSU eHighSchool

  19. Centra Symposium and SMSU eHigh School • eHigh School Registration between: • SMSU Springfield Campus • Blue Eye High School Springfield Blue Eye

  20. Chemistry and Centra Symposium • Chemistry at two locations and 5 sets of students • Asynchronous lessons using CourseInfo • Problem sessions using Centra Symposium • Labs with faculty/assistant

  21. Future Uses • Nursing- Master of Science in Nursing • Courses at • Liaoning Teachers University • Qingdao University • Spanish- eHighSchool

  22. Architecture

  23. User- Centra99 Symposium • Designed for 28.8 bps (telephone line) • Single voice at a time (controlled by instructor) • Either headset (as pictured) or microphone/speaker combo

  24. The Client Screen

  25. Leader Screen This is the Leader screen for Centra99 Symposium.

  26. Chat

  27. Survey

  28. Use of Whiteboard

  29. Saving Whiteboard

  30. Web Safari with Centra99 Symposium

  31. Application Sharing with Centra99 Symposium • Microsoft Products, Word, Excel, Access • Paint Shop Pro • Lview Pro • Flight Simulator • Any .exe program • Files can be saved on host server or shared

  32. Breakout Rooms

  33. Main Room and Breakout #

  34. Breakout Leader

  35. Evaluation with Centra99 Symposium

  36. Log On to Centra99 Symposium http://centra.smsu.edu

  37. The Centra99 Agenda Builder • Installed along with Centra99 Symposium Client • Centra Agenda Builder • Centra Audio Wizard • Centra Content

  38. Program View

  39. The Interface

  40. Live EventThere will be a “live” event on Centra at 3:00 PM, Tuesday, January 14. If you would like to attend you will need to create an account on the Centra server, http://centra.smsu.eduand a microphone and speaker(s). Your IDshould be the first part of your email (before @). You will also need to download the “client”, a 15 mb software, that will be made available when you click “install”. Prior to the start of the event (abour 15 minutes before 3 PM, you should click “attend” and you will be prompted to “download the contents” which you are recommended to do. If you have any questions, please contact Russ Rhodes (rgr592f@smsu.edu) or Ken McCrory ( klm355t@smsu.edu ) Thanks for attending! Russell G. Rhodes Ken McCrory