How to Expand Traditional Classroom Boundaries with Videoconferencing

Apr 27, 2017

Tech Decisions | Craig Malloy

A classroom with a videoconferencing system isn’t just a classroom.

The use of technology in the classroom is becoming more and more prevalent in the 21st century. Tablets are replacing textbooks. Smartphones allow for quick research. Audiobooks help students struggling to read and recall text. And lower-cost, easier-to-use and easier-to-access videoconferencing is impacting education profoundly.

Schools use videoconferencing in a number of different and creative ways. Knowledge that was once unattainable due to lack of access to physical campuses is now readily available via video, giving students the tools to enrich their education and succeed later in life. Below are several examples of how videoconferencing is enhancing the learning environment.