Virtual Classroom options for Harper Adams University

In order to avoid confusion it is important to highlight the differences between Video/Web-conferencing software and Virtual classroom software (VCS). Video/Web-conferencing is based on a single ‘virtual’ meeting room, ‘hosted’ by the presenter in which video, audio (VoIP) and desktop application are shared between the presenter and one or several ‘invited’ participants. Controls over the…

Cloud Computing in Educational Technology

Once upon a time whenever a user wanted to use a piece of software (s)he had to purchase it on a physical storage device (a Floppy Disc in the 80’s, a CD-ROM in the 90s and DVDs in the early 21 century) from which to needed to be installed onto one’s computer and run as…