LifeSize Equipment Resources (BCIU)
Planning an IVC is very similar to planning a field trip or arranging a guest speaker. It takes long term planning (3-12 weeks, if not longer), coordination of several different schedules, funding approval, equipment and technical testing as well as curricular development and preparation. Visit the Digital Bridges website for a great explanation of roles and responsibilities.
o be aware of is interactivity. Many content providers will advertise several levels of a videoconferencing: View only, on demand, interactive, group presentations. Make sure that you understand what will be happening during the videoconferencing in regard to the interactivity for your participants. It could be very disappointing if your students are simply watching a screen for an hour without interacting.