One Classroom, Three Weeks, Four Continents… Live! John Lipinski, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
This article outlines using modern telecommunications technology to create a virtual study abroad experience without leaving the classroom. Videoconferencing, smart phones, and connectivity programs like Skype make it possible for students to connect live, real time to almost any corner of the world with an internet connection. Faculty can leverage relationships around the world or reach out to interested parties to design a world class experience. During March of 2016 my class was able to virtually travel to four continents in three weeks.
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