Monday, 4 February 2013

How Video Conferencing Technology Helps In Modern Classrooms

In the modern education system, e-learning is the most optimized solution for the students and the tutors to conduct classroom training virtually. In order to do this a perfect video conferencing solution is necessary. The video conferencing solution enables the students and the tutor to have live communication between them. Perfect audio and video equipment embedded with the VC solution, will deliver a high quality audio and video communication between the tutor and the students without any disturbances.

At present, most of the educationists find, VC as an interactive medium for conducting classroom training for an ample number of students who are located at variant geographies. Initially most of the students and parents have a pessimistic view on e-learning, that it wasn't an interactive session. But with the renovation in the VC technologies, the e-learning sessions have turned to more interactive.

Video conferencing is a perfect solution for conducting the virtual classroom training. VC enhances the quality of virtual lessons and it is a more flexible solution for the students and the tutor. Initially the videoconferencing used for e-learning was a hardware based, where the tutor and the students are restricted to the boardroom, where all the hardware equipment is installed. But now, the videoconferencing solution has become more mobile, through the invention of video conferencing software.

The video conferencing software enables the user to connect to the classroom by being anywhere across the globe. Through this solution, the users do not have a need to book the boardroom for attending the training sessions. The video conferencing software can be installed on a desktop, laptop, I pad and Android based mobile phones, this type of video conference is often referred as Desktop video conferencing. Through this the students can login to the session during the time of traveling also.

The major aspects that are most widely considered in the virtual classroom is, interactive sessions. In order to make the session more interactive, it is important that the VC solution must offer the live data sharing option. The video conferencing software solution, offers all the features that are required for conducting the virtual classroom more effectively.

VC software is integrated with a digital white board, which serves as a white board in the physical classroom. Whatever the tutor scribbles or writes on the digital white board will be seen by all the students who are attending the virtual classroom session. Upon the release of control by the tutor, the students will also get an opportunity to write on the white board. The audio and video communication between the tutor and the students will be livelier; the students can pose doubts or questions during the session, as in the traditional classroom.

Apart from the white board, the VC software is composed of file sharing options, where any kind of files such as ppt, excel sheets, Pdf, word documents and multimedia files. The tutor can send any kind of study material to all the students, without separately sending it through the mails. Being at the conference, the tutor can send reference materials.

The topmost benefits of videoconferencing software for modern classroom trainings are as follows:

·Highly helpful for the students who are very far located from the tutors place.
·Operational cost is very low when compared to a physical classroom.
·The tutor and the students can share the materials immediately
·Flexibility and mobility are the added features in video conferencing software
·The tutors and the students can share the digital whiteboard; students can raise doubts at any time during the VC session.
·Through the various layouts in the VC software solution, the tutor screen can be shown in a Maximized screen and the various students in the VC will be shown in the floating screens.

The author Shelly Desuza is working as an successful SEO for Peoplelink Corporate Solutions, a leader in . Video Conferencing Software   and Solutions.  She has 3+yrs of experience in Content writing and web designing. She also helps in promoting Audio Conferencing products.


  1. In the recent years, the education system is highly renovated, with the aid of the video conferencing software. E-learning is most effectively executed through effective video conferencing technology. Video Conferencing Software is composed of most advantageous features that enable the modern class rooms in turning the classroom session to be more interactive. Through this technology the teaching gets better thereby learning gets better.

  2. To share information with a group of people at the same time is possible with video conferencing. Besides creating a good impact on business industries video conferencing has a huge impact on learning industry too. Vanderbilt University Virtual School also developed programs to integrate technologies in teaching and learning which focuses on the use of video conferencing to enhance K-12 curriculum. Nice post on modern education and e-learning system. Keep it up.