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  1. The Wonderful WorldofWEBCAMS

  2. Terminology • Webcams are video capturing devices connected to computers or computer networks. • Direct communication, where all parties involved in the communication are present at the same time (an event) is a form of synchronous communication. • telephone conversation • chat room event • instant messaging • Asynchronous communication does not require that all parties involved in the communication need to be present and available at the same time. • e-mail • discussion boards • text messaging over cell phones.

  3. What can you do with a webcam? sending video e-mail to family and friends videoconferencing with co-workers, students or other schools chatting in real-time with other webcam users in specialty chat rooms or other online chat forums recording lectures and conferences while taking notes using as a document camera, still camera, demonstration camera…

  4. Videoconferencing and Video Chat • Individuals or groups of students or teachers from around the globe can communicate about topics. • Compare water samples, explore language and culture, construct virtual classrooms… • Tools • www.liveoffice.com • www.vsee.com • www.webmessenger.msn.com • www.sightspeed.com • www.skype.com

  5. OneNote • OneNote lets you record audio at the same time as you type. • Well, any tape recorder can do that. • What makes OneNote special is that if you click on your typed notes later, it starts playing back the audio that was recorded at that point.


  6. Document Camera Found a great handout in full color you want to share with a group? Have a small part or object that pertains to the topic? Hook the Webcam to a LCD projector and you have an instant document camera

  7. Still Camera • Take pictures… great for emailing still images, quick simple shots, record multi-step directions… • www.cameroid.com • www.flickr.com • www.shutterfly.com

  8. Movie Maker • Record video and edit to make a movie • Can insert movies into a PowerPoint

  9. Screen Capture Capture what is happening on your screen with jing (http://www.jingproject.com/) Create a personalized tutorial with Camtasia (http://www.techsmith.com/camtasia.asp)

  10. Other Cool Webcam Applications • Extended Reality Webcam Games • cameroid • Smart Grid Augmented Reality