mLearning Resources

09 VoIP

VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) All answers
VoIP facilitates audio conversations over internet (or other packet switched connections). For example fring supports the use of Skype, MS Messenger, Google Talk etc.

Advantages
Affordable, cost effective. Supports group cooperation. Is becoming more and more relevant in mobile communication. The user interface is similar to corresponding interfaces in personal computers. Works over any IP connection.

Disadvantages
???


VoIP as a Facilitator for mLearningThe potential to use was evaluated in the ViCaDiS Project as follows:

  1. Audio and Video Communication and conferences with Mobile Devices

VoIP

The potential and probability of use is on reasonable high level. Lets spread the results in a normalised diagram (description) to see how answers are related to each others.

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The first development activities should concentrate on:

  • Audio and Video Communication and conferences with Mobile Devices

Commenting/Discussion subjects

  • What kind of Open Source or cost effective VoIP services / solutions are available?
  • What kind of features should be considered in educational use of VoIP?
  • Do you have positive/negative experiences related to educational use of VoIP?
  • How would you develop educational use of VoIP on a very limited budged? Can you name actionable first steps for development?
  • What are the implications for ViCaDiS Work Packages?

Go to: ViCaDiSmTechnologyQuestionnaire SMSMMSWAPDRM PoCVoIP NFCGPS/AGPS
Participate discussions and commenting at the end of this page!


The ViCaDiS Project has been funded by Lifelong Learning Programme 2007 – 2013 and by 10 partners in 6 countries.
LLP

1 Comment »

  1. Additional info:
    – VoIP – Getting Started http://www.voiptalk.org/products/voip-start
    – Getting started with SIP http://www.networkworld.com/research/2004/0510sipgettingstarted.html
    – voip-info.org, Links for getting started with VoIP http://www.voip-info.org/wiki/index.php?page=Getting+Started

    Comment by Lauri Kurkela — Monday, February 11, 2008 @ 10:29 am | Reply


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