Discuss and compare Skype and another form of PTP

Part 3a – Audio Bridges

  • Discuss and compare Skype and another form of PTP (i.e. vent. teamspeak, etc).
    • Students will need to coordinate talking to each other with Skype and Other.
    • Students will need to possible install and/or try the trial version of each package.
  • Things to talk about in your posting
    • Describe each of the systems above.
    • Describe the comparison system.
    • Compare/contrast the two based on the bandwidth issues presented in the Jones/Knezek article.
    • Discuss cost, installation, and support issues such as the manpower needed to make the system run.
    • Discuss what is gained and what is lost in each environment regarding educational utility.

 

Part 3b – Web-based Meeting Spaces

  • Discuss and compare Adobe Connect Pro and Web-Ex.
    • Students will need to coordinate working with each other using the technologies.
    • Students will need to possible install and/or try the trial version of each package.
  • Things to talk about in your posting
    • Describe each of the systems above.
    • Compare/contrast the two based on the bandwidth issues presented in the Jones/Knezek article.
    • Discuss cost, installation, and support issues such as the manpower needed to make the system run.
    • Discuss what is gained and what is lost in each environment regarding educational utility.