The Education Exchange will host a Video Collaboration Seminar on Friday, March 20, in partnership with University of North Georgia and Polycom to explore real-time streaming applications for education and healthcare. Hear about products and applications that can realize savings, enhance curriculum delivery, and foster greater collaboration among teachers and students. We welcome the attendance of anyone interested in grants for video conferencing equipment, resources for education available on the internet, telehealth, and collaboration between schools.
The seminar will take place at UNG’s new dining hall (Building 121). The street address for this location is 404 Georgia Circle, Dahlonega, GA 30597. Parking will be available in the Visitors’ Parking area labeled just northwest of the dining hall on the map.
9:00 a.m. Welcome, Dr. Alice Sampson (UNG)
9:10 a.m. Video Collaboration on the Education Exchange, Marshall Chambers (NGN)
9:25 a.m. Products & Applications for Video Conferencing, Keri Robertson (Polycom)
9:45 a.m. Polycom Resources Available to Schools, Elaine Shuck (Polycom)
10:00 a.m. Enriching Curriculum with Virtual Field Trips – Connect with Ghana for Black History Month Lesson
10:20 a.m. Utilizing Telemedicine in Schools, Sam Stephenson (Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth)
10:40 a.m. Promoting Team Teaching & Student Lead Collaboration – Connect with Greg Zorbas (Alaska Teacher of the Year; Co-Founder of Classroom WithOut Walls)
11:00 a.m. Future Opportunities for Collaboration
11:20 a.m. Funding for Distance Learning Initiatives, Veronica Garcia (Polycom)
11:50 a.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. UNG Facilities Tour
Interested attendees should contact Alyssa Sellers by email or phone at 706.770.2022 to reserve a spot.