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Revised-Pilot Study: Interactive Videoconferencing in a Kindergarten Classroom

Status
Completed
Contact Information
Debra C Burkey Piecka

Duquesne University
Education: University/College
Pittsburgh, PA
United States
Phone: 4123705553
piecka941@duq.edu
Objective of Collaboration
This collaboration represents a participation observation, pilot study for a dissertation. The purpose of the research is to investigate the impact of interactive videoconferencing in a kindergarten classroom including interactions and types of learning involving students, teachers, and distance participants. Pilot study will include data collection using fieldnotes and videotaping of classroom activities. The Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval process for this study is just beginning. Collaboration responses will be used for the IRB process and formal consent forms will be mailed upon the approval. School must be located within a 100 mile radius of Pittsburgh,PA,USA. Length: two consecutive weeks.
Time Frame
February 2007 - May 2007
Target Audience
Education: Grade(s): Kindergarten
Disciplines
Collaboration Technology
Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)