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Revised-Pilot Study: Interactive Videoconferencing in a Kindergarten Classroom
Debra C Burkey Piecka
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.
Education: Grade(s): Kindergarten
Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)