Skype

Communication Tools

Overview

  1. Skype, a free software program that allows anyone to talk to anyone else in the world over the Internet for free, is easy to install and use.
  2. In short, Skype is for doing things together, whenever you’re apart.
  3. Skype’s text, voice and video make it simple to share experiences with the people that matter to you, wherever they are.

Application

  1. When you have to be away at a conference, you can conduct your class via Skype from your hotel room.
  2. You can also ask multiple colleagues in different places to participate in a discussion with your class.
  3. Through Skype, students contact each other outside of class to work on projects.
  4. Student can also share a data gathering project with classes in other locations.
  5. If a student has to miss a class due to illness, he/she can participate through a Skype connection.

JiT2U Tutorials

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We welcome your comments on your experience using this tool or on learning about it on Jitzu.

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