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JeffLebow >>> Hey Graham
GrahamStanley >>> Hi Dave & Jeff1
GrahamStanley >>> 2 long paragraphs?
GrahamStanley >>> would love to
GrahamStanley >>> "yes, you're right"
GrahamStanley >>> "absolutely right, but do you know of any case where someone has been prosecuted?"
GrahamStanley >>> Hi sus
Sus_Denmark >>> Hi Graham!!
GrahamStanley >>> do you use elgg?
Sus_Denmark >>> "Yes, I do"
Sus_Denmark >>> for quite a while actually
Sus_Denmark >>> I suppose the webcast started a few mins ago?
GrahamStanley >>> of course you do - you're actually in my friends list!
GrahamStanley >>> "hi gulsah, glad you could join us"
gulsahsunter >>> hi everyone
Sus_Denmark >>> "yes, Graham - I'm collecting elgg friends"
Sus_Denmark >>> to see hoaf rathat will take me
GrahamStanley >>> have you been using it with students?
Sus_Denmark >>> How far I mean
Sus_Denmark >>> "Graham, I don't have students myself"
GrahamStanley >>> "ok, sorry"
GrahamStanley >>> Moodle and elgg are different beasts
Sus_Denmark >>> "We're considering introducing elgg to rhe EVO workshop,but we need to check the newest version"
GrahamStanley >>> I agree: the social aspect of it is very attractive to students
Sus_Denmark >>> "I think elggcould be more like a supplement,It would be hard to have an elgg only course running"
GrahamStanley >>> that's a good idea sus
GrahamStanley >>> do you think so?
GrahamStanley >>> "I think it would work well - we thought about it, but weren't sure about the podcasting supplement"
Sus_Denmark >>> "in landscapes, we see many different objects and checkpoints"
GrahamStanley >>> Could we have a link to the university that are using elgg for podcasting?
Sus_Denmark >>> Graham - did YOU use elgg with students?
GrahamStanley >>> I used elgg with a group of Erasmus students and was very happy
GrahamStanley >>> the course ran Oct-Jan last year
gulsahsunter >>> actually this is my first year in teaching and i have to improve myself
Sus_Denmark >>> "We tried to encourage psrticipants in the Nordic Voice conference & CoP join elgg and start blogging with us, so far only one new blogger started out"
GrahamStanley >>> "well, you're jumping itno the deep end gulsah! Welcome aboard"
Sus_Denmark >>> "Guksa, where are you?"
Sus_Denmark >>> Gulsa
gulsahsunter >>> turkey
JeffLebow >>>
Sus_Denmark >>> I'm Sus in Denmark
gulsahsunter >>> hi sus
GrahamStanley >>> What are you teaching gulsah? (age/level)
gulsahsunter >>> high school prep classes
Sus_Denmark >>> would you suggest that the Moodle / elgg integration should be a protected blog space?
gulsahsunter >>> in a private school
gulsahsunter >>> luckly
gulsahsunter >>> because conditions are different in turkey
gulsahsunter >>> as you might know
GrahamStanley >>> "Sus, I used elgg as an alternative to blogger with my erasmus students, so they were principally using the blogging features"
GrahamStanley >>> "but the added extras such as tagging, file sharing, etc really appealed and worked well with the group"
Sus_Denmark >>> "what sort of templates, Ben - skins?"
Sus_Denmark >>> "right Graham,that's what I find is very promising as well"
GrahamStanley >>> "gulsah, sounds good. Do you want to use any online tools with your students, or do you use them already?"
GrahamStanley >>> thanks ben
Sus_Denmark >>> Bye bye Ben
gulsahsunter >>> actually we have call lessons
gulsahsunter >>> but they are actually not online
GrahamStanley >>> what do you do with the students?
gulsahsunter >>> we have used some cds
gulsahsunter >>> to practise
gulsahsunter >>> grammar basically
GrahamStanley >>> Is there any way of getting the students online?
Sus_Denmark >>> do you have access to getting online somehow?
Sus_Denmark >>> "hehe, twins"
GrahamStanley >>> sus! like minds...
gulsahsunter >>> yes we have comp. labs
JeffLebow >>>
gulsahsunter >>> that is why i want to learn some new ways
GrahamStanley >>> don't seel yourself too cheap guys!
Sus_Denmark >>> Allo Dave
Dave_Ritter >>> hi there
GrahamStanley >>> 50 million is too low for the kind of quality you offer
gulsahsunter >>> hi
GrahamStanley >>> "Hi Dave, how's it going?"
Dave_Ritter >>> very well thank you
Sus_Denmark >>> CSS will often open sub sub menus?
Dave_Ritter >>> looking forward to being on the show
JeffLebow >>>
Sus_Denmark >>> Isn't there sometimes a problem with validating CSS pages for all browsers and systems?
Sus_Denmark >>> "when Iused mac,it was often very problematic to open and read CSS pages"
JeffLebow >>>
Sus_Denmark >>> I HATE iTunes lately
Sus_Denmark >>> "each time I need to listen to something offline,iTunes WANT to connect online, and alsowhen I'm turning off iTunes"
Sus_Denmark >>> and all of my other Media palyers have been taken over by iTunes
JeffLebow >>>
Sus_Denmark >>> I'm wondering how I can avoid this Big iTunes is watching me
John_&_Dave >>> Hi all
Sus_Denmark >>> So how do I Zing your podcast?
Sus_Denmark >>> "Zing would be a ve-ry wise voice-to text reader,then"
Sus_Denmark >>> hah hah
Sus_Denmark >>> I wcould indeed use a few interns myself
GrahamStanley >>> I think iTunes's success has gone to its head
Sus_Denmark >>> we'll look forward to
JeffLebow >>>
John_&_Dave >>> we count as two!
GrahamStanley >>> the magnificent seven
GrahamStanley >>> hi dave
Sus_Denmark >>> Cool
JeffLebow >>> Here we come John & Dave
Sus_Denmark >>> "I already listened to this some days ago,it was very good!"
JeffLebow >>> please turn your webcasts off
dave >>> what do you mean sus?
Sus_Denmark >>> theIplay music lesson
dave >>> ah. very cool
dave >>> did you use a very small guitar to play along
Sus_Denmark >>> NO - but it did bring back sweet moemries from the days way back in the past when I gave up learning the guitar
Sus_Denmark >>> you're even VERY loud
Sus_Denmark >>> memories
GrahamStanley >>> sing-along-a-dave
GrahamStanley >>> Neil Diamond Dave?
John_&_Dave >>> ok. Dave's got a headset on his laptop
JeffLebow >>>
GrahamStanley >>> CWD?
GrahamStanley >>> Canadian World Domination?
dave >>> yes
John_&_Dave >>> :)
John_&_Dave >>>
John_&_Dave >>> There are google ads on the market:
GrahamStanley >>> Is part of the World Bridges network?
John_&_Dave >>>
John_&_Dave >>>
Sus_Denmark >>> what can Nuvvo offer today - is is both asycn and synch sessions?
GrahamStanley >>> "I see nuvvo has blogging capacity - is that open and supported by RSS, or is it a closed (nuvvo members only) environment?"
John_&_Dave >>> "nuvvo is mostly asynch, but we now have Skype integration."
John_&_Dave >>> nuvvo runs courses... some are private and some are public (including lots of free public courses).
GrahamStanley >>> I also see mp3 integration. Do you have any podcasting tools?
John_&_Dave >>> "no podcasting, yet."
GrahamStanley >>> any plans for it?
John_&_Dave >>> we are adding rss/atom syndication to blogs hosted by nuvvo.
John_&_Dave >>> podcasting is really hot right now--and its easy for us to do. we'll likely have it in the next few months.
GrahamStanley >>> great
dave >>> cool
John_&_Dave >>> check out our blog:
GrahamStanley >>> thanks
John_&_Dave >>> there's a couple entries there regarding rss/atom integration.
John_&_Dave >>> We use a lot of open source software ourselves.
John_&_Dave >>> here's a moodle comparison:
John_&_Dave >>>
GrahamStanley >>> I like the look of the website
Sus_Denmark >>> thanks for linking to a French podcast from your blog
GrahamStanley >>> thanks a lot
Sus_Denmark >>> Thanx to YOU
GrahamStanley >>> blogger is a very basic lms
JeffLebow >>> Graham hear we come
JeffLebow >>> webcast off please
GrahamStanley >>> "ready when you are, switching off the stream"
gharwell1 >>> Speaking of everyone having their hand out.... Is anybody actually makingmoneywith their Blogs or Podcasts?
John_&_Dave >>> Thanks a lot guys.
JeffLebow >>> Thank you J & D.
JeffLebow >>> Best wishes with Nuvvo - we'll certainly stay tuned in
GrahamStanley >>> yes gharwell
Sus_Denmark >>> You'd better . just see how easily even I forgot all about the turn cast off rule
John_&_Dave >>> I was our pleasure. thank you.
GrahamStanley >>> some people do
John_&_Dave >>> will there be a permanent link where we can link to from our blog?
Sus_Denmark >>> please do NOT let your decent sessions be spoiled by voice ads
dave >>>
dave >>> it'll be up today or tomorrow... or something
John_&_Dave >>> thanks.
Sus_Denmark >>> or do you already Do this in secret guys? Hidden hints to sponsored services?
Sus_Denmark >>> Hiya Bob
elderbob >>> Im on the conference one here.
elderbob >>> Hi Sus.
Sus_Denmark >>> :just joking guys
Sus_Denmark >>> Bob asks if anyone is in the telecon?
Sus_Denmark >>> which beer do you prefer?
elderbob >>> It has me on hold and is playing background music.
Sus_Denmark >>> perhaps it is not active Bob?
Sus_Denmark >>> some people complained they could not get into the teleconference earlier today
elderbob >>> there is a live chat.
Sus_Denmark >>> Senseo makes you burp - sounds like a great promo effect
dave >>> yes. it's very funny
Sus_Denmark >>> Bravo Graham
Sus_Denmark >>> Hi Elizabeth
Elizabeth_H-S >>> Hi sus--who is speaking currently?
Sus_Denmark >>> I'll say goodbye for now
Sus_Denmark >>> Graham Stanley
Elizabeth_H-S >>> "Ok, sus--all too brief"
Sus_Denmark >>> tahnks for everything Elizabeth
hahahaha! >>> hi ppl
hahahaha! >>> damn it's so boringg
Elizabeth_H-S >>> "Thanks, Graham"
dave >>>
Elizabeth_H-S >>> You guys are never boring
Elizabeth_H-S >>> But you may be talking only to yourself
dave >>>
Elizabeth_H-S >>> Wiki-books
Elizabeth_H-S >>> "Yes, easily updated."
Elizabeth_H-S >>> Please give time again?
JeffLebow >>> Wikibooks - Wednesday 8pmEST
GrahamStanley >>> "Oh guys, how about 15.00 on Saturdays for the ELT Podcasting webcasts?"
Elizabeth_H-S >>> "Thanks, Jeff."

EVO2006 Kickoff Webcast Chat Transcript

EVO2006 Kickoff Webcast - Chat Transcript
January 15, 2005

07:12:13 gladysbaya: BFN! Back for EVO Grand Opening!
09:19:45 Sus_Denmark: Hello Gary & Jeff - just wanted to check the chat
09:21:42 JeffLebow: Hello Sus
09:21:44 JeffLebow: and Gary
09:25:32 Sus_Denmark: Ah,hiding under hepas of open stuff
09:25:39 Sus_Denmark: how's life?
09:26:11 Sus_Denmark: i've managed to stay away for w while, contact overload
09:28:52 JeffLebow: Hello Elena
09:29:04 JeffLebow: Yes Sus, long time, no telecommunicate
09:29:06 Elena: HI everyone,
09:30:07 Sus_Denmark: Hi Elena and saka
09:30:12 sakayoglu: hi
09:30:25 Chris47: Hi
09:30:29 Elena: Greetings form Odessa, Ukraine.
09:30:38 sakayoglu: and greetings from Turkey
09:30:49 Chris47: It's the first time for me to be in this surrounding. Hello to you all
09:30:49 Sus_Denmark: I'm in Farum north of Copenhagen,Denmark
09:31:22 Sus_Denmark: :hugs to Aiden
09:31:45 aidenyeh: hugs Sus, Gary and all EVO moderators!
09:32:01 sakayoglu: hi to new comers
09:32:25 aidenyeh: we're going to start at 15 GMT right, we're just early
09:32:46 sakayoglu: how do we use voice here?
09:32:48 Sus_Denmark: I'll nave to look away and get some work done (more email than ever before)
09:33:30 Elena: IIsn't it amazing to be able to talk to so many people form different places at once! I very much hope that I will be able to do what needed here with all this technology! It is a marvellous learning experience in itself.
09:33:40 Sus_Denmark: we do not - using voice demands a phone line or Skype
09:33:46 aidenyeh: you need to use Skype
09:33:48 Chris47: I am not sure what I am doing at all at the moment? Don't know how to get sound? Am I supposed to be going to skype?
09:33:50 sakayoglu: I have the Skype
09:33:54 Sus_Denmark: but when we start you can listen on your PC
09:34:13 aidenyeh: Chris, to listen and participate you need to log in to Skype
09:34:13 Sus_Denmark: only five can be in the Skype call ata time
09:34:22 sakayoglu: hmm I see
09:34:23 Chris47: OK silly me, thanks
09:34:37 aidenyeh: ;-)
09:34:37 Sus_Denmark: to listen, you click on one of the media players
09:35:19 aidenyeh: chris, let us know if you could hear Jeff Lebow
09:35:22 Sus_Denmark: if you wish to be TAKLING yourself, you need to get into the Skype room - but it is a limited version, only five people
09:36:14 Sus_Denmark: or you should go for the teleconference
09:36:24 Sus_Denmark: this may sound complex:-))
09:36:32 Sus_Denmark: allo Graham!
09:36:38 GrahamStanley: Hi sus!
09:38:03 sakayoglu: who is talking online at present?
09:38:15 sakayoglu: I hear two people talking
09:38:35 aidenyeh: Hi Graham
09:39:00 aidenyeh: Jeff and this guy from Tajikstan (?)
09:39:15 Chris47: Thanks, Aiden, I can hear people talk, and I added to Skype, but my request is still pending
09:39:25 Chris47: At the moment I am not sure what I should do
09:39:26 aidenyeh: Jeff's back online
09:39:32 GrahamStanley: Did you choose the elevator music Jeff?
09:39:53 aidenyeh: while waiting, can I make a request Jeff?
09:39:58 aidenyeh: LOL
09:40:17 greg606: Hello
09:40:22 GrahamStanley: Hi Eric
09:40:23 JeffLebow: Yes aiden, what is your request?
09:40:29 ericbaber: Hi Graham and all
09:40:40 greg606: Are you alll listening to etechtalk?
09:40:52 GrahamStanley: :)
09:41:15 aidenyeh: Killing me softly by Lauryn Hill
09:41:18 aidenyeh: fugees
09:41:25 greg606: nice :)
09:41:26 paulaemmert: Hi Ibraham- glad you made it!
09:41:27 Chris47: I can hear you, but don't know how to connect, my request to worldbridges is still pending
09:41:35 ibrahim: Hello from Tajikistan
09:41:49 ibrahim: I was so happy to talk with WorldBridges! Whoopy!
09:41:57 greg606: IT'S ALIVE!!!!!
09:42:02 ibrahim: Hi Paula!
09:42:05 ibrahim: Yes
09:42:16 JeffLebow: I was excited to speak with you Ibrahim - my first time speaking with someone in Tajikistan
09:42:22 marcelanamaria: It´s nice to be connected
09:42:29 greg606: I turning on my skype ;)
09:42:34 greg606: patience
09:42:47 ibrahim: I am so excited too
09:42:52 ericbaber: Graham/Jeff, I'm having trouble accessing the WindowsMedia stream. When I click the link it shows me the content of the .asx file rather than firing up the MediaPlayer. Any idea why this might be? (I'm using Firefox, and have used the MP before).
09:43:13 JeffLebow: If you're using Netscape or firefox that will happen
09:43:29 GrahamStanley: I'm using Firefox, but am listening through iTunes
09:43:44 JeffLebow: To access with WMP, you'll need to copy and paste into the File/Open URL of WMP
09:43:53 paulaemmert: Graham- can I rename you James Bond?
09:43:58 ericbaber: OK, so I need to use IE to access it do I? Ah, thanks for that Jeff.
09:44:08 Sus_Denmark: :wonders if this chat room has an upper limit?
09:44:29 GrahamStanley: Why's that Paula? for my range of gadgets or because I like vodka martinis?
09:44:32 aidenyeh: Jeff, another request, ;-) Keane, Everybody's Changing
09:44:36 GrahamStanley: shaken not dtirred of course
09:44:42 GrahamStanley: ..erm...stirred
09:44:44 greg606: Is the host of programme here?
09:44:46 aidenyeh: 15 more minutes to go
09:44:50 paulaemmert: both, of course
09:44:59 aidenyeh: hi Paula,
09:45:03 paulaemmert: Hi Aiden!
09:45:09 greg606: are u teachers? :D :D
09:45:17 GrahamStanley: I will in a bit, when our after lunch karaoke finishes
09:45:33 aidenyeh: Hi Gladys
09:45:44 aidenyeh: Hi Tere!
09:45:47 Gladys: How many peopole ready for this meeting! :)
09:45:51 teresadeca: hi aiden!
09:45:59 teresadeca: and hi gladys!
09:46:01 Gladys: HI Aiden, Tere and everyone else!
09:46:02 GrahamStanley: we're fine sus
09:46:09 marcelanamaria: I´m fine
09:46:09 teresadeca: it's my first time here!!!
09:46:22 Gladys: Really , Tere? It's mine too!
09:46:23 teresadeca: hi graham and marcela!
09:46:36 ibrahim: hello Dili_Risol
09:46:46 dili_risol: hi
09:46:59 ibrahim: great you are here
09:47:01 teresadeca: hi ibrahim!
09:47:11 Elena: HI again, everyone
09:47:12 ibrahim: Hi Teresa
09:47:15 ibrahim: At last I am here
09:47:17 greg606: I tried to connect... ;)
09:47:18 Gladys: Hi Ibrahim! :D
09:47:34 teresadeca: and a special 'hello' to our host, jeff! :-)
09:47:35 ibrahim: like crossing High Tajik mountains
09:47:43 ibrahim: Hi Gladys!
09:48:02 Sus_Denmark: when you're in Skype talking,please turn off your webcast listening!!
09:48:06 dili_risol: At last I'm here too
09:48:17 sakayoglu: who is from Hungary?
09:48:22 aidenyeh: yes! good tip, Sus ;-)
09:48:30 greg606: Hello :)
09:48:31 ibrahim: Do I need to add friends to Skype?
09:48:37 paulaemmert: how do I turn off my listening?
09:48:39 teresadeca: hi everybody! better this way! ;-)
09:49:01 ibrahim: here all sessions participants, right?
09:49:02 aidenyeh: look for your real player, paula and turn the sound off
09:49:36 ibrahim: Dilya you are in Jittjamming, right?
09:49:37 paulaemmert: ok- thanks! I probably should have played here earlier since it's my first time.
09:49:56 dili_risol: yes
09:50:11 Gladys: why should we want to turn the sound off?
09:50:32 dili_risol: is this site for all groups?
09:50:38 dave: wow... nice chat room
09:50:39 greg606: could you repeat the name jeff?
09:50:56 paulaemmert: great sound Graham
09:51:06 GrahamStanley: thanks Paula
09:51:09 teresadeca: your sound here in lisbon is great, graham!
09:51:10 dave: HI SUS!
09:51:33 teresadeca: how do i speak? it's my first time here. help, pls
09:51:36 JeffLebow:
09:51:38 jchaupart: Great sound in Colombia
09:51:47 Gladys: I only here welcome every tiome somebody joins. What should I do?
09:51:49 Luisa: :) The sound is fantastic here in Milan!So exciting to hear you all!!
09:52:16 marcelanamaria: I´m having no problems here in Peru
09:52:35 ibrahim: me too I hear only Welcome :(
09:52:48 dave: the welcome is wired into the chat
09:52:51 Sus_Denmark: the blog workshop was afraid of promoting this session TOO heavily from fear of having hundreds and hundreds of people
09:52:53 dave: unfortunately
09:53:01 scott_in_tokyo: heading to room 2
09:53:01 ericbaber: Gladys and all, to listen in go to and click on one of the media icons.
09:53:06 teresadeca: i clicked the 5th icon above from the left and the welcome went off
09:53:08 dave: sus... when have we ever been afraid
09:53:19 Gladys: I've jsut done it, thanks!
09:53:28 paulaemmert: :D Sus
09:53:40 teresadeca: welcome, gladys!
09:53:53 Gladys: I hear a man, who's that?
09:53:54 GrahamStanley: Hi Scott
09:53:56 Sus_Denmark: EVO means Electronic Village Online - not all would know
09:54:08 baccouche: I don't hear anyone here in Tunisia.
09:54:15 ibrahim: Dili are you there?
09:54:20 dili_risol: sure
09:54:36 dili_risol: I'm reading the "messages"
09:54:53 dili_risol: it's really great fun
09:54:53 teresadeca: welcome, daf!
09:54:58 jamalat2006: Hi Everyone :D
09:55:09 ibrahim: Did you find your session mates?
09:55:15 jchaupart: Hola vecina
09:55:28 Daf: hi everybody
09:55:37 paulaemmert: Hi Daf!
09:55:39 Sus_Denmark: EVOis gettimg VERY international - the Collaborative Blog workshop has now peole from 40 nations!
09:55:46 Daf: hola JM
09:55:47 dave: that is very cool
09:55:48 Shefali2325: Hi Everyone!
09:56:10 scott_in_tokyo: Teresa sounds fabulous
09:56:17 nick: Graham, do you know when worldbridges skype will come online? (it shows not available right now in skype)
09:56:18 teresadeca: hi, scott!
09:56:18 jchaupart: Todo bien; felicitaciones por todo lo que haces por los que no sabemos, junto con Teresa
09:56:19 dave: scott in tokyo...
09:56:20 Sus_Denmark: sounds fine here
09:56:21 Gladys: Everybody sounds great here! :D!
09:56:22 aidenyeh: hi scott, nice to see you here
09:56:23 RitaZ: hola, vecino! and hi all from Argentina
09:56:24 dave: that man is everywhere
09:56:28 Daf: :-)
09:56:31 ibrahim: Wow I am listening Teresa
09:56:33 jchaupart: Hola vecina del sur. Un abrazo
09:56:34 teresadeca: hi, rita!
09:56:54 aidenyeh: hi Daf, I didn't see you come in :p
09:56:57 teresadeca: hi, bee and hala!
09:57:08 jchaupart: Salut Bee
09:57:09 Daf: we need to breath :-)
09:57:18 bee: hello there...I' in the countryside...with a radio connection
09:57:22 Hala_Sudan: hi
09:57:22 Gladys: Hi Hala and Susan!
09:57:24 scott_in_tokyo: Sometimes it sounds like a train with the people breathing
09:57:26 GrahamStanley: Hi Bee!
09:57:28 Sus_Denmark: breathing can be more or less noisy!
09:57:29 Susan_Marandi: Hi everyone!
09:57:30 Hala_Sudan: hi Gladys
09:57:32 scott_in_tokyo: Graham the man!
09:57:33 RitaZ: wow, this is getting crowded !
09:57:38 paulaemmert: Go Graham!!
09:57:40 dave: yes.
09:57:44 Susan_Marandi: yes it is rita!
09:57:45 dave: i'm liking this crowd
09:57:46 Hala_Sudan: Rita and everyone
09:57:51 GrahamStanley: Scott! Aren't you going to join us
09:58:00 Susan_Marandi: hi hala
09:58:06 teresadeca: but i hear a lot of voices
09:58:08 Susan_Marandi: hi luisa!
09:58:11 Hala_Sudan: hi Susan
09:58:15 Luisa: hi!
09:58:25 Daf: just talk, Teresa
09:58:27 RitaZ: :hugs Hala and difficult to welcome each one that turns up...
09:58:30 Chris47: Hello Teresa, I am glad that somebody else feels lost
09:58:31 Luisa: I'm testing all the icons
09:58:33 teresadeca: jeff, pls help. i hear several voices at the same time
09:58:38 teresadeca: and there's a lag
09:58:39 ibrahim: How nice that we are welcomed here hundreds of times :D
09:58:43 Gladys: HOw do people talk, I wonder.. I've opened Skype... what's next?
09:58:44 Shefali2325: Is this the TESOl mentoring chatroom?
09:58:49 Hala_Sudan: Rita,could you change the color of your font
09:58:52 teresadeca: wmo
09:58:57 Hala_Sudan: difficult to tead
09:58:57 Daf: Teresa, turn your sound off (WMP or RP)
09:58:58 teresadeca: windows media player
09:59:03 dave: this chat room is smokin'
09:59:06 Susan_Marandi: same here chris
09:59:14 Chris47: I don't know how to connect with skype, which means I don't know where to write the message to
09:59:15 greg606: you should add worldbridges to you contact ;)
09:59:17 Susan_Marandi: i have the same question gladys
09:59:18 Daf: you need to turn it off while using skype
09:59:18 RitaZ: ok, hala
09:59:19 Sus_Denmark: perhaps we should arrange a queue
09:59:19 aidenyeh: you need to add Worldbridges to your buddy list
09:59:22 Shaun_(BRAZIL): Hi all looking forward to chatting and listening
09:59:25 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Hi Dave & Jeff
09:59:26 scott_in_tokyo: yeah, gotta turn off the webcast when you start the Skypes conversation or else you hear echo loop
09:59:32 teresadeca: jeff, i'm using WMP
09:59:39 ibrahim: I'm using Real Player
09:59:46 aidenyeh: Hi Jane
09:59:46 Gladys: I've added Worldbridges to my contacts, Greg, anything else?
10:00:05 Daf: hi Aiden, Elizabeth,
10:00:06 Gladys: Hi Elizabeth, this is Gladys, from Argentina... remember me?
10:00:06 scott_in_tokyo: *choochoo*
10:00:10 Daf: Gladys, too
10:00:14 ibrahim: I have slow Internet connection, but it is great
10:00:16 Hala_Sudan: lol
10:00:22 Janeap: Good Morning from FREEEEEEEZING Montreal (-20C)
10:00:23 Daf: difficult to say hi to everybody
10:00:25 Luisa: I heard a train
10:00:26 greg606: Gladys, if you want to say something on the programme just call ;)
10:00:26 Sus_Denmark: train starts!
10:00:35 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Trying skyp, but the phone also h is not doing any things
10:00:40 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: What happens after I put in the access code?
10:00:40 Sus_Denmark: tap tap tap
10:00:41 scott_in_tokyo: *bird*
10:00:43 Luisa: wow that's the sign it's starting?
10:00:44 Chris47: :D
10:00:52 greg606: *bird*
10:00:54 Daf: not yet
10:00:56 greg606: cool
10:00:58 ibrahim: oops Birds
10:01:00 Gladys: Thanks, Greg, I'll keep quiet for the time being, then... there are so many of us here!
10:01:03 aidenyeh: Hi Leanne
10:01:04 dili_risol: *bird*
10:01:07 Luisa: a lot of noise
10:01:07 Daf: we are a few seconds to the kick-off
10:01:07 greg606: *dog*
10:01:08 Sus_Denmark: ooh what a noise!!!
10:01:10 Hala_Sudan: bird?
10:01:10 ibrahim: *harp*
10:01:16 Susan_Marandi: Hi leanne!
10:01:17 Gladys: Leanne, so long since our last chat!
10:01:21 Hala_Sudan: hi ibrahim
10:01:22 Susan_Marandi: long time no see!
10:01:22 Daf: are we having kids in here :-)
10:01:23 greg606: *piano* ;)
10:01:24 imre: *welcome*
10:01:29 ibrahim: Hello Hala
10:01:30 Hala_Sudan: Hi Susan
10:01:32 ibrahim: I am here
10:01:32 scott_in_tokyo: *whip*
10:01:34 aidenyeh: how can we turn off the 'welcome' sound?
10:01:41 Daf: no way, Aiden
10:01:43 dave: stop with the sounds please!!!
10:01:48 ibrahim: *choochoo*
10:01:48 aidenyeh: oh :-(
10:01:56 ericbaber: Aiden, click on the black speaker icon directly under the chat window
10:01:56 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: hi the phone isn't working either
10:01:56 Hala_Sudan: happy evo :)
10:02:06 ericbaber: That turns off all the sounds generated in the chat window
10:02:08 JeffLebow: fifth icon from the left
10:02:09 Susan_Marandi: sorry?
10:02:15 Janeap: I hear birds and trains and welcome, but should I be hearing voices too?
10:02:16 Susan_Marandi: didn't get it very well
10:02:20 Susan_Marandi: what should I do|?
10:02:20 Sus_Denmark: Nick Noakes - I would like to have a word with an old friend!
10:02:24 fernanda: hello everybody
10:02:24 greg606: *meow*
10:02:26 Daf: oh, that is a great tip, Eric, thanks
10:02:33 aidenyeh: oh, thanks
10:02:33 ibrahim: Dilya where is Suhrob?
10:02:35 Luisa: *harp*
10:02:37 Leanne: Susan Marandi - hello!
10:02:38 dili_risol: it's a pity I can't hear the noise and your voices
10:02:46 ericbaber: Makes things a bit easier, doesn't it Daf :-)
10:02:49 Hala_Sudan: from Iran
10:02:57 dili_risol: here is about here
10:02:59 marcelanamaria: Shall we leave the "pets" for some other time?
10:03:03 Daf: you need to click on any of the media players at the bottom of the page,, Dili
10:03:07 jchaupart: Salut Moira
10:03:08 ericbaber: Dili, scroll down under this chat window and you'll see links to listen tothe audio
10:03:09 Cristina_Costa: hi
10:03:15 Sus_Denmark: I hear Jeff and Dave
10:03:17 Moira: Salu JM
10:03:19 Susan_Marandi: should i have real player on at the same time as skype?
10:03:27 Sus_Denmark: Susan, no
10:03:29 jchaupart: merci pour le titre du livre
10:03:35 Moira: Hello Everybody
10:03:35 Susan_Marandi: which one then sus?
10:03:37 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Turn off which?
10:03:41 Daf: no Susan, if you are speaking, you have to turn off your media player
10:03:45 Gladys: Yes, susan, but you should turn off Real Player when you talk on Skype
10:03:46 Sus_Denmark: when you're ijn the Skype conference,please turn off your Player
10:03:56 ericbaber: Susan, if you want to listen in, only leave your RealPlayer open (i.e. turn off your Skype)
10:04:07 Susan_Marandi: I'm new to this
10:04:08 Janeap: How do I join the skype conference
10:04:10 Susan_Marandi: I see
10:04:17 Sus_Denmark: which one depends on what Player your computer system prefers
10:04:23 Susan_Marandi: so, skype is just for talking, not necessary for listening?
10:04:25 Daf: add worldbridges to your contacts
10:04:29 Cristina_Costa: have we started yet?
10:04:31 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: OK--teleconf is down
10:04:36 Daf: not yet, cristina
10:04:36 Sus_Denmark: the reason for not having the Player running is because of the time lag asnd echo
10:04:36 ericbaber: Exactly, Susan. And skype is limited to only 5 people.
10:04:49 Susan_Marandi: oh, thanks for all your help
10:04:54 philrad56: Is this the podcasting place?
10:04:59 Daf: they will call on people to speak
10:05:01 Cristina_Costa: ok, so I am on time. Great!
10:05:01 bee: Hi back...we have about 7 participants in the room from the Hornby Summer School in Brazil
10:05:04 Cristina_Costa: Hi Daf!
10:05:07 philrad56: Am I where I'm supposed to be?
10:05:10 ericbaber: Philrad, sort of.
10:05:11 Daf: yes it is
10:05:14 Susan_Marandi: yes, phil
10:05:24 Sus_Denmark: Yes, this is the very pidcast chat, but you need to open a Madia player channel to listen
10:05:24 philrad56: ok
10:05:26 Cristina_Costa: Olá Brasil!
10:05:31 Cristina_Costa: Aqui Portugal!
10:05:33 Cristina_Costa: :)
10:05:34 Sus_Denmark: I hear you
10:05:35 bee: it' sunny and nice outside and this session is competing with a wonderful barbecue and caipirinhas by the swimming pool
10:05:42 scott_in_tokyo: Hey, it's Dave.
10:05:47 dave: yes
10:05:49 Susan_Marandi: how can you tell who's talking?
10:05:49 dave: it's dave
10:05:50 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Is my sound OK?
10:05:52 jchaupart: quelle chance Barbara!
10:05:53 Janeap: Bee--I'm so jealous!
10:06:04 dili_risol: well, but here in my place we have snow and a cold weather
10:06:04 RitaZ: wow, Bee, what a difficult choice ;-)
10:06:04 ericbaber: Grim in London :-)
10:06:10 Cristina_Costa: I Tere
10:06:13 greg606: where are you all from?
10:06:15 Moira: Hello Kat
10:06:15 Cristina_Costa: I) can Hear you!
10:06:16 paulaemmert: great teresa!
10:06:19 Sus_Denmark: we hear you So fine Tere
10:06:21 ibrahim: Wow one by one I am listening
10:06:21 ericbaber: London, Greg. And you?
10:06:23 RitaZ: Argentina
10:06:28 Luisa: Italy
10:06:28 greg606: Poland
10:06:35 Sus_Denmark: Denmark
10:06:39 jchaupart: Colombia
10:06:40 aidenyeh: Taiwan
10:06:41 Susan_Marandi: Iran
10:06:42 Janeap: Where should I go for voice.
10:06:43 ibrahim: Hello Moira
10:06:47 dave: canada
10:06:47 Susan_Marandi: lost sound
10:06:47 Leanne: Canada
10:06:49 Chris47: Germany
10:06:51 Moira: Ibrahim, hi again :D
10:06:53 ericbaber: Very international indeed!!
10:06:56 Janeap: Canada
10:06:59 Cristina_Costa: Hi Ibrahim
10:07:00 Susan_Marandi: Hi Leanne!
10:07:01 KatUrbaniak: Scotland
10:07:03 greg606: whole world :)
10:07:09 ibrahim: we talked a little - now we are old friends
10:07:10 Hala_Sudan: Sudan
10:07:13 fernanda: Portugal
10:07:18 Susan_Marandi: How can you tell who's talking?
10:07:19 teresadeca: lol
10:07:20 greg606: Urbaniak? are u a Pole?
10:07:21 Leanne: Hi Susan :D
10:07:22 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Is my sound Ok to teleconf?
10:07:23 ibrahim: and I am open
10:07:26 ibrahim: ;)
10:07:28 Sus_Denmark: nobody compares with Buth's voice
10:07:29 Cristina_Costa: :D
10:07:34 dili_risol: are there anybody from my group?
10:07:38 margery: Italy...Rome
10:07:41 Susan_Marandi: I missed you! Where've you been?
10:07:45 Hala_Sudan: lol
10:07:47 ericbaber: You can't, Susan. At least there's nothing visual to give you a clue as to who's speaking.
10:07:49 Sus_Denmark: Dili which group are you in?
10:07:50 Susan_Marandi: Which group is that dili
10:07:52 Leanne: That's the problem, I think, Susan, you can't tell who's talking except if you recognize their voices
10:07:53 ibrahim: Dilya name your session?
10:08:02 Cristina_Costa: My dear Hala u r here too
10:08:04 Susan_Marandi: that's difficult eric
10:08:07 Gladys: Dili-risol, which's your group?
10:08:21 ericbaber: True, Susan, but a bit like a radio talkshow really.
10:08:22 ibrahim: Webheads 2006
10:08:26 greg606: Indeed the most fantastic idea with live streaming don't you think?
10:08:29 Susan_Marandi: so do you know who's talking now?
10:08:30 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Sorry can't hear you
10:08:34 mariairene: Hi from Valencia, Venezuela. I have joined the blog06 and podcasting groups this year.
10:08:37 Sus_Denmark: I'm EVO co-moderator of the Collborative Blogging workshop
10:08:38 Susan_Marandi: right, nice idea
10:08:40 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Where is 6?
10:08:40 Leanne: it's Jeff, Susan
10:08:42 Daf: hola Maria Irene
10:08:52 Susan_Marandi: oh, thanks Leanne
10:08:54 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: I am on the phone line -- how do I unmut?
10:09:03 Susan_Marandi: I'm good it's not just me!
10:09:03 JeffLebow: press 6
10:09:05 scott_in_tokyo: what is the number for the teleconference?
10:09:10 mariairene: Hola Dafne, felicitaciones bien retrasadas por tu premio, bien merecido
10:09:13 Susan_Marandi: New to skype I mean!
10:09:19 Sus_Denmark: so good to have all lines open!! Connecting from SO many channels
10:09:21 Daf: gracias :-)
10:09:23 Susan_Marandi: Which webcast?
10:09:26 Moira: Yes please!!!
10:09:40 paulaemmert: Hi Susan!
10:09:55 Hala_Sudan: I am calling Jeff
10:09:56 fernanda: congratulations from me too, Daf! You're the bes!
10:09:58 Susan_Marandi: Hi Paula! :)
10:10:03 fernanda: best!
10:10:06 Daf: thanks, Fernanda :-)
10:10:07 paulaemmert: Yeah! she made it!!
10:10:11 dave: if you wish to join the show the easiest thing to do is join the teleconference
10:10:15 Sus_Denmark: we have text chat here, webcast by listening to the Player, or the teleconference -speaking from the teleconference,or from the Skype call (max five)
10:10:26 philrad56: no skype for me
10:10:31 greg606: New Yorker - that sounds nice
10:10:37 dili_risol: jittjamming-the name of my group
10:10:56 Sus_Denmark: Clap clap clap!
10:10:56 Leanne: good sound Elizabeth
10:11:08 aidenyeh: oh, I haven't seen Mitts, dili
10:11:09 Sus_Denmark: hearing Elizabeth Sowell
10:11:10 dili_risol: and I'm from Northern Tajkistan
10:11:13 Cristina_Costa: I can hear you Elizabeth
10:11:14 Daf:
10:11:15 dave: 1-402-756-9000 access code 537267#
10:11:38 Janeap: We have at least 40 countries in Collaborative Blogging
10:11:39 mariairene: Which of the channels should I select if I want to listen
10:11:40 scott_in_tokyo: thanks dave
10:11:53 dave: scott-in-tokyo is cool
10:12:11 Susan_Marandi: what's on channel 2, Sus?
10:12:12 Sus_Denmark: Let me know when you want the Blog moderator jump in :-)
10:12:17 [Room2] ibrahim: Hello Everyone
10:12:22 RitaZ: depends on which one you are used to listening to, Maria Irene, up to your computer....;-)
10:12:29 Sus_Denmark: is there any diference between channels?
10:12:35 Moira: What is the subroom?
10:12:38 Susan_Marandi: lost sound
10:12:43 Moira: sound low
10:12:44 [Room2] jamalat2006: Hi Ibrahim
10:12:45 jchaupart: oui
10:12:46 Leanne: HI Daf!
10:12:46 Sus_Denmark: Hello Daf
10:12:50 paulaemmert: loud and clear Daf!
10:12:51 marcelanamaria: Yes
10:12:52 Cristina_Costa: HI Dafne!
10:12:52 mariairene: This is my first time in Worldbridges
10:12:54 marcelanamaria: fine
10:12:54 philrad56: How do you control such a big group?
10:12:54 [Room2] ibrahim: I am Ibrahim Rustamov greeting you from Tajikistan Central Asia
10:12:55 Hala_Sudan: Sound is bad now
10:12:58 Moira: Hello Dafne
10:13:01 Susan_Marandi: what's going on in subroom 2?
10:13:01 [Room2] ibrahim: I was in main room
10:13:04 RitaZ: bad sound
10:13:04 dave: mariairene - welcome then...
10:13:12 [Room2] ibrahim: Hi Jamalat
10:13:18 dave: Is Rita the only person who is getting bad sound
10:13:19 mariairene: Thanks
10:13:23 [Room2] jamalat2006: i have read ur information ibrahim
10:13:26 Hala_Sudan: me too
10:13:29 Moira: I can hear Daf well
10:13:32 RitaZ: now its ok, dave
10:13:34 aidenyeh: wow, Daf, impressive
10:13:34 KatUrbaniak: I can hear fine
10:13:34 [Room2] ibrahim: great
10:13:35 Leanne: what's going on in ROom 2 Susan?
10:13:36 Hala_Sudan: now it is clear
10:13:37 dave: thanks
10:13:41 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Graham Stanley--could you be up next?
10:13:45 [Room2] ibrahim: so I am going to Main Room
10:13:49 dave: we're not quite used to this many people
10:13:55 dave: it's quite fun!
10:13:56 GrahamStanley: ok Elisabeth
10:13:58 Susan_Marandi: don't know yet; i'll tell you soon
10:14:00 Hala_Sudan: ok now
10:14:07 GrahamStanley: Scott, do you want to join me?
10:14:16 [Room2] Susan_Marandi: hello?
10:14:25 [Room2] Susan_Marandi: what's going on here?
10:14:55 aidenyeh: Hi Valerie
10:15:08 Hala_Sudan: and forum
10:15:09 Susan_Marandi: Ella baccouche, is that you?
10:15:16 ibrahim: 200 particpants from 5 continents!
10:15:17 Hala_Sudan: TI
10:15:19 vs_jakar: Hi there. Just got home from work.
10:15:30 Susan_Marandi: lost sound again ...
10:15:50 greg606: wiki on what?
10:16:23 mmmarzio: Stupid question from a new user: How would I speak if I wanted to? (I am all set up in regards to hardware).
10:16:25 Leanne: yes Graham
10:16:25 philrad56: ok
10:16:33 Cristina_Costa: yes, we can
10:16:40 Susan_Marandi: I think you need to use skype, mmmarzio
10:16:41 Hala_Sudan: Please mind your language
10:16:42 dave: right now mmmarzio
10:16:51 dave: you would need to call the teleconference
10:16:52 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Mike--you have to be put back into Skype, or use a cellphone (probably not practical from France)
10:16:56 greg606: Hi Graham :
10:16:58 greg606: :)
10:17:10 dave: you can also skype-out from your skype
10:17:19 mmmarzio: OK _ thanks - I was in the Skype room and was asked to leave
10:17:21 dave: you can buy credits and call for about 1.7 cents a minute
10:17:31 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Mike--I'll call on you soon.
10:17:43 dave: 10 Euro has lasted me for about 6 months
10:17:58 dave: and then you can call the teleconference from your computer
10:18:02 Susan_Marandi: mmarzio, apparently there's a limit of only 5 people at a time
10:18:02 mmmarzio: No do not call on me Elizabeth - I don't have speaking privileges
10:18:17 mmmarzio: right, Susan, thanks
10:18:18 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Dave--can we have Mike next?
10:18:20 jamalat2006: are there any people speaking, i can not hear anything
10:18:20 Susan_Marandi: Hi Bee
10:18:23 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Or susnyrop?
10:18:24 Daf: I have left Skype to allow others in
10:18:26 Gladys: HI Bee!
10:18:29 dave: 1-402-756-9000 access 537267#
10:18:33 Daf: hi Bee
10:18:37 Bee: I keep getting kicked off from this chat
10:18:39 Bee: HI Daf
10:18:42 paulaemmert: I don't have any idea how to speak either Elizabeth, though I will try to figure it out??
10:18:50 Susan_Marandi: How do you send a private message to someone here?
10:18:51 Maria_Spain: Hi Daf,and Eliz, and Beee....)
10:18:54 dave: bee - you are probably closing the window
10:18:55 aidenyeh: jamalat2006, click on the 'listen icon' at the bottom of the chat page
10:18:58 paulaemmert: Sorry, I should have come earlier to figure it out.
10:19:07 jchaupart: Hola Maria
10:19:09 vs_jakar: I have entered this via Skype but do I have to telephone to speak?
10:19:12 Daf: brb
10:19:12 Bee: No...our connection was very slow
10:19:13 Gladys: To send private messages, use the /msg command. I.e., to send the private message Hello, there to the user Timmy, you would type: /msg Timmy Hello, there
10:19:16 Leanne: I don't know that you can send a PM Susan
10:19:21 dili_risol: so many people so many information at once
10:19:28 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Who is that?
10:19:31 Susan_Marandi: thanks gladys
10:20:06 paulaemmert: Thanks Jeff!
10:20:23 Moira: Graham, will parts of your session be recorded?
10:20:27 Sus_Denmark: I'm a virtual nomad!
10:20:29 dave: turn off your webcast
10:20:33 Sus_Denmark: me me!
10:20:34 Bee: Hi Sus
10:20:42 aidenyeh: Or, you could hover your mouse on the name (right menu) and right click your mouse, choose, send a message
10:20:46 ibrahim: Dilya starting from tomorrow you can use Yahoo Groups
10:20:50 Janeap: I'm here and so is Sus
10:20:57 Sus_Denmark: Let me know when I should Skype in pls
10:21:04 Sus_Denmark: Hi Jane!!
10:21:07 scott_in_tokyo: Loopback
10:21:08 dave: michael - turn off your webcast
10:21:14 Cristina_Costa: the sound is funny now!
10:21:15 dave: before answering the phone
10:21:15 dili_risol: can you explain me the process of this using?
10:21:19 dave: yes
10:21:20 dave: i can
10:21:23 Sus_Denmark: Jane and Sus are social blogger moderators
10:21:33 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Sus--you are after Michael, OK?
10:21:42 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Then David--can you talk about TipsTricks?
10:21:53 sayora_sch16: Hi, I'm from Tajikistan too
10:22:08 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Hi sus!
10:22:08 sayora_sch16: glad to see everybodyyyyyyy
10:22:18 philrad56: I'm hearing repeats
10:22:23 dave: yay we love sus!
10:22:29 aidenyeh: you're on Skype, Mike
10:22:41 scott_in_tokyo: Is the caller there?
10:22:48 Cristina_Costa: yes
10:22:48 aidenyeh: yes, sus
10:22:49 Daf: yes sus
10:22:51 Cristina_Costa: hi sus!
10:22:52 Janeap: Sus--you sound great
10:22:54 ibrahim: Sayora from Tajikistan!
10:22:54 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Collaborative Bloggers
10:22:55 nick: Hiya Sus
10:23:02 nick: sound is very clear
10:23:12 mmmarzio: Wow !
10:23:13 ibrahim: great how nice to see participants from Tajikistan
10:23:22 Hala_Sudan: Hi sus
10:23:24 ibrahim: Sayora I am from Tajikistan too
10:23:33 Hala_Sudan: Hello Sorya
10:23:37 Janeap: I counted members from 40 countries, over 120 participants
10:23:40 Hala_Sudan: Do remeber me?
10:23:49 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Wow! - James Farmer!
10:23:55 sayora_sch16: Of course its very nice
10:24:09 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: And Bee Dieu!
10:24:13 Hala_Sudan: Jane,hi
10:24:13 dave: where's james farmer
10:24:14 mmmarzio: Hi Elizabeth - I installed Skype only minutes ago
10:24:20 dave: that guy is everywhere
10:24:26 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Hi Mike--I'm on phone to keep the Skype clear
10:24:29 Bee: Hi Elizabeth...I have just done a workshop on blogging here in Brazil
10:24:36 ibrahim: Sayora you are from Gulyakandoz, Tajikistan
10:24:40 mmmarzio: Looks like the highest quality voice medium
10:24:46 sayora_sch16: yes
10:24:47 Janeap: Hi Hala--we need you in Collaborative Blogging because we're short of members in Africa!
10:24:52 Hala_Sudan: Susan has a very distinguished voice
10:24:53 scott_in_tokyo: Everyone is a winner with EVO sessions
10:24:58 aidenyeh: Mike, remember to turn off your real player when you open Skype
10:25:11 Hala_Sudan: Janeap?
10:25:15 Cristina_Costa: :) u got that right Scott!
10:25:22 Janeap: Yes, Hala
10:25:26 Hala_Sudan: Have we met before?
10:25:32 Hala_Sudan: are a webheader?
10:25:40 Janeap: Hala, this is Jane
10:25:45 Hala_Sudan: where are you from?
10:25:46 sayora_sch16: and where are you from
10:25:52 Cristina_Costa: Hi Jane!
10:25:53 Hala_Sudan: Jane Petring?
10:25:54 Hala_Sudan: lol
10:25:58 Janeap: yes
10:26:00 aidenyeh: LOL
10:26:08 Hala_Sudan: loud laugh
10:26:11 greg606: do you prefere elgg or moodle?
10:26:21 ibrahim: *bird*
10:26:24 Bee: we have opened a new blog
10:26:29 Daf: they are 2 different things, Greg
10:26:33 mmmarzio: I have nothing open, except winamp to listen!
10:26:34 chris: hey greg
10:26:42 dave: please do not skype into the conference
10:26:45 nick: elgg and moddle are not an either/or ... more complimentary I think
10:26:50 dave: please wait until you are called
10:26:55 aidenyeh: ok, then turn that off, Mike, when you go live on Skype
10:27:02 dave: dozens of people are calling at the same time
10:27:03 philrad56: It's late here, and I'm getting tired. Have an early class, so I'll have to go.
10:27:16 Sus_Denmark: Jane, did you agree with my improvised speak?
10:27:18 scott_in_tokyo: yeah, it is useful to use moodle and elgg for different purposes
10:27:20 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Welcome everyone at the barbecue!
10:27:21 nick: mike, you need to close/stop winamp when you skype in
10:27:23 Maria_Spain: lol.... this is crazy! long tie that don't participate in huge chat slike this but I am glad.. I missed it...
10:27:25 aidenyeh: Dave, great work on your intro :-)
10:27:28 dave: elgg/moodle will be very complementary soon
10:27:35 Sus_Denmark: would you like me to move out from the Skype roo,m,=
10:27:36 dili_risol: yes, here at our place it's 20.30 evening
10:27:48 dave: aidenyeh - oh yes? not sure what you mean?
10:27:55 greg606: I see so I should both of them?
10:27:56 Janeap: Oh sounds so idyllic!
10:27:58 dili_risol: after 30 minutes they will turn off the power
10:28:02 iman: hi everybody
10:28:04 Bee: sorry..mispelled the address
10:28:05 aidenyeh: you're dave winet (?)
10:28:09 dave: ah.
10:28:11 dave: no.
10:28:23 dave: i'm dave cormier... cohost edtechtalk etc...
10:28:28 vs_jakar: I just wqnt to say hi!
10:28:33 vs_jakar: Now it's BYE!!
10:28:35 Sus_Denmark: THE Dave
10:28:38 Janeap: Very nice Sus!
10:28:39 aidenyeh: oh, I thought you're Dave Winet of Tips and Tricks
10:28:48 dili_risol: when shall we start our sessions?
10:28:50 iman: do u have any relation with jitt
10:29:01 vs_jakar: TESOL Mentoring has 50 + signed up . Disconnecting.
10:29:03 scott_in_tokyo: THE Dave aka - guest_04734828553
10:29:03 Daf: sessions start tomorrow
10:29:03 vs_jakar: VSJ
10:29:06 dave: sweet
10:29:08 dave: we found him
10:29:08 greg606: jeff, you must have a dedicated server for this enterprise ;)
10:29:18 aidenyeh: ah, sorry...
10:29:25 aidenyeh: that's Dave the co-host, elizabeth
10:29:37 dave: dave the cohost, but not speaking now
10:29:40 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: OK- Aiden
10:29:52 ibrahim: Dilya see you
10:30:07 dave: no
10:30:14 Moira: No
10:30:20 scott_in_tokyo: sounds even better the second time. *whip*
10:30:22 RitaZ: hi, Bob!
10:30:25 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Paula--
10:30:34 dili_risol: hope to see everybody on Monday
10:30:44 hamorititk: Hi everybody :)
10:30:49 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Tips and Tricks
10:30:55 paulaemmert: yes, I'm here but I'm new to this
10:30:55 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: for Online Teachers
10:30:57 Daf: I think nobody had something prepared, this is impromptu speech time
10:31:04 greg606: are you teacher? what do you teach? ;)
10:31:08 elderbob: Hello.
10:31:08 greg606: teachets
10:31:13 greg606: teachers, sorry
10:31:16 dave: Daf - that's kinda the worldbridges motto
10:31:17 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Hi Hamor
10:31:20 philrad56: how so i sign out of the chat?
10:31:24 philrad56: how do
10:31:25 scott_in_tokyo: Hi Dave Winet, sound good!
10:31:27 Moira: Hello Elderbob
10:31:28 Daf: right, Dave
10:31:30 Hala_Sudan: just close the windwo
10:31:33 philrad56: ok
10:31:34 paulaemmert: I just lost sound.;(
10:31:34 Daf: hi e-bob
10:31:41 aidenyeh: text chat or the webcast, phil?
10:31:48 Susan_Marandi: me too paula
10:31:50 philrad56: text chat
10:32:01 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: text-to-speech
10:32:05 dave: mmm... anyone else lost sound?
10:32:06 Moira: What is in this subroom, pleeeeaaase?
10:32:09 Daf: no
10:32:18 aidenyeh: phil, just bring down the browser
10:32:23 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Who is that?
10:32:25 philrad56: ok
10:32:32 Cristina_Costa: Hi Luisa!!!
10:32:44 Moira: Hi Amanda
10:32:46 Susan_Marandi: lost sound yet again ... :-(
10:32:58 Cristina_Costa: Amanda?! nice
10:32:59 Hala_Sudan: text to specch
10:33:07 chris: good text to speech for flash: vocalize MC
10:33:08 dave: Susan_marandi... this is probably a problem on your end
10:33:12 Hala_Sudan: like what we are doing now?
10:33:14 Luisa: Hi Christina
10:33:21 Cristina_Costa: :)
10:33:35 greg606: that's right Jeff!
10:33:53 Luisa: I'm a bit clumsy: I have a broken right hand and I'm no good h my left
10:34:05 GrahamStanley: what happened Luisa?
10:34:12 Susan_Marandi: sorry to hear that luisa
10:34:18 Hala_Sudan: poor Luisa
10:34:19 Moira: hevy breathing???
10:34:20 Cristina_Costa: I am really sorry! When did that Happen?
10:34:22 Luisa: fell off a cliff, skiing
10:34:22 acfavaverde: hi moira and christina and everyone!
10:34:29 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Paula --Hi
10:34:39 GrahamStanley: a cliff? Sounds scary
10:34:40 Susan_Marandi: wow, luisa!
10:34:44 Cristina_Costa: Hi Amanda!
10:34:52 Moira: Hi Amanda :D
10:34:53 Luisa: It'ok I had a lot of fun and I was lucky
10:35:07 Hala_Sudan: sigh
10:35:24 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Paula--you are next, so hang on!
10:35:28 paulaemmert: ok- I have a major delay and echo- what do I need to do to get rid of it? thanks
10:35:30 chris: tts example using vocalize (best i have with no pw):
10:35:45 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Paula--turn off/down the telecast part and just use Skype for now.
10:35:49 Cristina_Costa: Luisa - hope you'll get well soon
10:35:53 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Close Real Player
10:35:57 Cristina_Costa: are u meeting us on Tuesday still?
10:35:59 Susan_Marandi: loudddddddddd and clear
10:36:04 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: or WMP, whichever you are using
10:36:06 paulaemmert: uh oh- not sure how to do that-
10:36:07 Luisa: thanks Cristina
10:36:14 chris: example of using video online (with quiz):
10:36:35 RitaZ: need to leave , lunch time here, have fun and congrats to all who make of BaW a success... Also to the Worldbridges team, now a MUST for us all...
10:36:36 greg606: HI CHRIS!!!!
10:36:40 iman: may i ask when will the sessions start?
10:36:42 chris: (must use ie, filter problem)
10:36:44 Susan_Marandi: bye rita
10:36:45 Leanne: Bye Rita
10:36:48 Hala_Sudan: By webcast,Dave,you mean this window?
10:36:53 dave: NO
10:36:59 dave: the webcast is the audio
10:37:03 Gladys: I'm afraid I have to log off now.. family waiting for lunch, thanks for this opportunity,
10:37:10 Leanne: see you Gladys
10:37:13 Cristina_Costa: bye Gladys
10:37:15 Hala_Sudan: is ok just to mute myself?
10:37:18 Susan_Marandi: real player or windows media hala
10:37:20 Bee: logging off and going for the barbecue...see you...I´l have some more people sign for the sessions
10:37:24 scott_in_tokyo: have them listen to the webcast Gladys. ;)
10:37:26 Susan_Marandi: bye gladys
10:37:27 GrahamStanley: have fun Bee
10:37:30 Leanne: Bye Bee
10:37:32 Hala_Sudan: I know,but here....
10:37:34 Susan_Marandi: bye bee
10:37:36 jchaupart: bon appetit
10:37:38 nick: ooh didn't realilse there was a video EVO too :-)
10:37:40 Bee: Thanks Graham...see you during the sessions
10:37:45 Bee: ciao
10:37:50 paulaemmert: sorry- just skip please
10:38:09 Hala_Sudan: I think we need to learn how to do it,Leanne.Are you here?
10:38:19 Susan_Marandi: paula?
10:38:24 Gladys: Bye everyone! Loved meeting you here, and special regards to those at BAW and Oral Skills and Technology..! :D
10:38:29 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: If you are on phone
10:38:32 iman: may i ask where's the moderator
10:38:50 Leanne: Yes, Hala, I agree - but let's do it another day OK? Or if you want to try today, go for it!
10:39:09 iman: i'd like to know when will we satrt the sessions
10:39:18 iman: can anyone answer me?
10:39:23 dave: there must be a schedule somewhere
10:39:24 Cristina_Costa: tomorrow!
10:39:43 Cristina_Costa: tomorrow Iamn
10:39:53 Hala_Sudan: no, not now
10:39:58 scott_in_tokyo: Later Graham, good work!
10:40:02 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Hala--do you want to speak a little?
10:40:07 dave: bye graham
10:40:11 Hala_Sudan: yea,why not?
10:40:13 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Thanks Graham
10:40:23 Leanne: sure, Hala, go ahead
10:40:25 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: suan marandi--can you speak a little with us?
10:40:34 Hala_Sudan: Jeff kicked me off the Skype
10:40:37 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Susan...
10:40:45 Hala_Sudan: hi
10:40:47 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Hala--You can skype back in and take a turn
10:40:53 dave: NO
10:40:53 Moira: Wonderful Ibrahim!!! Go for it!!!
10:40:54 dave: NO
10:40:54 paulaemmert: Sorry for the confusion Dave.
10:40:55 dave: NO
10:41:01 JeffLebow: 5 spots on the skype conference
10:41:03 dave: DO NOT SKYPE IN AT RANDOM
10:41:05 Chris47: who is speaking right now?
10:41:05 JeffLebow: 100 spots in the teleconference
10:41:07 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: OK--
10:41:11 Leanne: how do we in the riff-raff room know if the skype conference is full?
10:41:14 JeffLebow: Ibrahim from Tajikistan
10:41:15 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: this is Ibrahim from Tajikistan
10:41:15 Susan_Marandi: sorry?
10:41:23 Moira: Ibrahim - BAW group
10:41:23 Susan_Marandi: Did I miss something?
10:41:26 Chris47: Thanks Elizabeth
10:41:28 dave: 1-402-756-9000
10:41:29 Hala_Sudan: now I can not hear anyone
10:41:34 Hala_Sudan: Is it like this?
10:41:37 JeffLebow: Let us know in the chat room, if you'd like to skype in
10:41:45 Leanne: Susan, Elizabeth wants to know if you want to talk - Skype in
10:41:48 iman: at what time will we start tomorrow?
10:41:52 Janeap: I had to step out--who is speaking now?
10:41:53 Cristina_Costa: no, sound is perfect here1
10:41:59 Daf: you turn your media player off when you are speaking, Hala
10:42:05 dave: 537267#
10:42:16 Hala_Sudan: it is off
10:42:22 Susan_Marandi: Did someone call me?
10:42:24 Daf: there is no time, Iman, the sessions are asynchrnous
10:42:25 dave: hala...
10:42:30 JeffLebow: speakers or headset, Hala?
10:42:34 Daf: asynchronous
10:42:37 Susan_Marandi: I'm afraid I was momentarily distracted
10:42:38 dave: do you want to join the conversatoin hala?
10:42:43 Hala_Sudan: speakers ar eon
10:42:47 Susan_Marandi: Oh, thanks leanne
10:42:48 JeffLebow: Would you like to join in Susan?
10:42:53 Daf: you only have to follow the activities planned for week 1 in your session
10:43:12 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Scott--did you want to say anything?
10:43:13 dave: hala - you need to have a headset to join the conference, otherwise there will be an ceho
10:43:13 Susan_Marandi: Sure, I'd like to join
10:43:16 dave: echo
10:43:20 Leanne: Sus, same computer problems I see
10:43:21 Susan_Marandi: how do i do that
10:43:31 JeffLebow: Here we come susan, please turn webcast off
10:43:32 Daf: hi evelyn
10:43:41 dili_risol: Bye everybody
10:43:43 Sus_Denmark: hello -I made a reboot because I had too many programs open
10:43:44 Susan_Marandi: sure
10:44:02 dili_risol: It's nice to meet all of you
10:44:03 Evelyn_: Hi everybody!
10:44:23 Sus_Denmark: Good to hear you Inrahim
10:44:26 Moira: Clap,clap, clap
10:44:33 dave: very cool
10:44:39 Daf: It was great to hear you Ibrahim
10:44:42 dili_risol: ope to see my groupmates
10:44:44 paulaemmert: Great job Ibraham!
10:44:44 Sus_Denmark: Hala!! good to hear you
10:44:47 GrahamStanley: perfectly hala
10:44:47 dili_risol: hope
10:44:51 Leanne: Hala, yes, you made it - congrats!
10:44:56 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Paula--can you jump in if
10:44:58 Chris47: great to hear you Hala
10:45:00 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Dave skypes you?
10:45:01 Evelyn_: I can hear and read your participations; BUT I did not have the time to install the multimedia.
10:45:14 scott_in_tokyo: Hi Hala!
10:45:18 Sus_Denmark: Hala has become a TRUE webhead indeed!
10:45:21 Daf: Hala will be co-moderating in BaW with Tere and I
10:45:22 Evelyn_: Hi Elizabeth
10:45:25 dili_risol: next time I hope to hear all of you not only read your messages
10:45:27 teresadeca: that's right, elizabeth! it's great to have hala with us
10:45:28 Evelyn_: Hi tere
10:45:30 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Hi Evelyhn
10:46:00 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Yes we do!
10:46:08 teresadeca: hi, dear hala! :-)
10:46:20 Leanne: Good job, Hala
10:46:24 GrahamStanley: thanks hala
10:46:25 Sus_Denmark: Hi Susan
10:46:30 Cristina_Costa: great Hala! Nice job!
10:46:31 Leanne: yes Susan - GO!
10:46:31 Daf: Hala's great sense of humor is something not to be missed!
10:46:32 paulaemmert: Hi Susan
10:46:41 aidenyeh: we can hear you, susan
10:46:42 Sus_Denmark: It is Ok, Susan
10:46:44 Hala_Sudan: Thank you Daf
10:47:06 Sus_Denmark: learning by helping!!!
10:47:09 paulaemmert: Amazing!!!
10:47:13 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Aiden--do you want to be skyped?
10:47:23 Susan_Marandi: I'll disconnect then
10:47:27 sayora_sch16: Good bye. Soory i should go my baby is crying
10:47:27 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Hi Elderbob
10:47:30 dave: wool britches
10:47:31 Daf: yes, Susan is ready to moderate a session next year :-)
10:47:32 Hala_Sudan: Great Susan,we are too
10:47:33 dave: that's funny
10:47:45 GrahamStanley: The great thing about evo is the rich mix of people who join the sessions and who bring so much to the experience
10:47:49 Chris47: *bird*
10:47:50 iman: bye everybody
10:47:56 Sus_Denmark: Hi Bob!!!
10:47:56 Susan_Marandi: Thanks Daf, Hala! :-)
10:47:57 Hala_Sudan: WowW
10:47:58 paulaemmert: Hey Elderbob!
10:48:00 Hala_Sudan: Elderbob
10:48:03 GrahamStanley: Hi Bob
10:48:05 teresadeca: nice to hear your, bob! :-)
10:48:06 jchaupart: Hi Bob
10:48:08 Susan_Marandi: Thanks Elizabeth
10:48:15 scott_in_tokyo: what a scamp. ;)
10:48:16 Sus_Denmark: Listen to that lovely Texan voice!!
10:48:17 Hala_Sudan: Cowboy,hi
10:48:33 Cristina_Costa: Sus : :D
10:48:42 Daf: howdy! e-bob :-)
10:48:46 Susan_Marandi: lost sound
10:48:50 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: the Portal Internet Cafe
10:48:51 Sus_Denmark: the Lonely Rider!
10:48:58 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Portable Internet Cafe
10:49:12 mmmarzio: Susan Marandi - - are there any internet problems in and out of Iran - any problems of freedom to connuicate on the net?
10:49:21 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Susan--you may have to restart you player to hear the conference once you are out of Skype
10:49:30 GrahamStanley: I want one Bob
10:49:31 Susan_Marandi: not more than other places I guess
10:49:33 paulaemmert: Elizabeth- I'm here now!!Yeah!
10:49:38 Sus_Denmark: Vance has been visiting Nick Noakes in Hong Kong!!
10:49:52 mmmarzio: Good - i was worried about Iran
10:49:59 Susan_Marandi: some filtering of course
10:50:10 Susan_Marandi: but in general we don't have any problems
10:50:16 Sus_Denmark: Hi Paula!
10:50:16 Cristina_Costa: yes, paula
10:50:16 aidenyeh: yes
10:50:20 Hala_Sudan: no
10:50:25 Susan_Marandi: do you guys have sound?
10:50:30 Leanne: yes Susan
10:50:31 dave: paula... no problem at all... just trying to help. the all caps are just so that you could see me
10:50:36 Sus_Denmark: Susan,did you restart your Player+
10:50:39 Hala_Sudan: yes,Sus
10:50:41 Evelyn_: No
10:50:42 Susan_Marandi: :(
10:50:48 Evelyn_: Now, yes
10:50:52 Sus_Denmark: I got sound
10:50:55 Susan_Marandi: Oh, thanks sus!
10:50:56 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: PAULA-- are you there now?
10:50:59 Susan_Marandi: how stupid of me
10:51:06 GrahamStanley: I think it's her mic - when I used the usb mic Skype kept cutting out on me if I coughed or spoke too loudly
10:51:06 ibrahim: Thank you so much for all!
10:51:08 Sus_Denmark: :hugs silly Susan
10:51:16 paulaemmert: I think I'll hang up and try to re-dial in.
10:51:26 Susan_Marandi: hugs Sus back
10:51:28 Sus_Denmark: good idea Paula
10:51:32 dave: keep trying paula
10:51:32 Leanne: this is still too new to us Susan, a few glitches are to be expected
10:51:35 scott_in_tokyo: Paula sounded really clear before it cut out. too bad
10:52:02 Evelyn_: I lost the sound again
10:52:08 Susan_Marandi: nice of you to say so, leanne
10:52:20 Sus_Denmark: Ireally like the concept of Web Presence!! LIke a Danish buffet!
10:52:23 Hala_Sudan: yes
10:52:35 paulaemmert: I am! I will try anything at this point! :D
10:52:40 ibrahim: Hala did you hear me?
10:52:42 dave: 1-402-756-9000 ----> 537267#
10:52:44 Hala_Sudan: lol
10:52:50 scott_in_tokyo: I thought it was Web Presents
10:52:54 Sus_Denmark: Paula, we heard you and you left
10:52:59 Susan_Marandi: lol
10:53:00 Hala_Sudan: yes,Ibrahim
10:53:04 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Scott or Aiden?
10:53:07 Leanne: hehehe Scott
10:53:07 Hala_Sudan: bad colour
10:53:17 Cristina_Costa: :)
10:53:19 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Hala--you are soo bright
10:53:22 Susan_Marandi: hard on the eyes
10:53:23 Sus_Denmark: can you have the conferencestreamed in Skype,or just one speaking ata time?
10:53:27 ibrahim: I was a little worried - as for is for the first time ;)
10:53:32 Susan_Marandi: :)
10:53:34 Evelyn_: :(
10:53:36 Hala_Sudan: Thank yoy Eliazbeth
10:53:37 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Sus--there can be 5 people in Skype
10:53:37 Sus_Denmark: sorry but my space key often freezes
10:53:44 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: But the cellphone connection is very good.
10:53:46 Leanne: what a radio voice, Scott
10:53:55 dave: we love scott's radio voice
10:53:55 Hala_Sudan: hi scott
10:53:57 Sus_Denmark: yes,but the telecon is also one of fice participants in the Skype conf
10:53:57 GrahamStanley: Scott was born for podcasting!
10:54:01 Leanne: pure fm
10:54:09 GrahamStanley: Tokyo's first podcaster!
10:54:10 Leanne: CBC radio
10:54:13 dave: That or porncasting (graham)
10:54:16 Leanne: :-)
10:54:16 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Is Chris Jones here?
10:54:23 Susan_Marandi: lol
10:54:24 GrahamStanley: :)
10:54:39 Susan_Marandi: wow, what a voice!
10:54:39 Hala_Sudan: Elizabeth you are susing my brigth colour
10:54:43 Sus_Denmark: we do see Chris,and Chris47
10:54:53 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: It must be catching, Hala
10:54:54 Daf: Teresa, why don't you take the floor?
10:54:58 teresadeca: elizabeth and jeff, could i also say a few words after scott?
10:55:00 paulaemmert: I'm on the line now
10:55:02 Chris47: Good Sus to see you:-)
10:55:04 Hala_Sudan: ;o;
10:55:14 Daf: in synch :-)
10:55:15 mmmarzio: **Jeff Lebow - Worldbridges seems to be the most stable of the voice-enabled systems used by Webheads in recent months**
10:55:15 dave: teresa... i'll pass it along
10:55:19 Sus_Denmark: Hala - we cannot all have a personal colour here, this is a small palette
10:55:19 Moira: I agreee, great voice!
10:55:20 JeffLebow: Here we come Teresa
10:55:22 Chris47: I am still confused, but happy to listen to all the different voices
10:55:25 JeffLebow: Get ready to turn your webcast off
10:55:43 dave: hi jo
10:55:43 GrahamStanley: 165 members now Scott
10:55:51 Susan_Marandi: (It's so nice to be back with the Webheads)
10:55:52 Hala_Sudan: I was just having fun with Elizabeth,
10:55:53 dave: isn't it past your bedtime jo?
10:55:59 ibrahim: Scot in Tokyo - great sound for Podcasting! ;)
10:56:02 Hala_Sudan: got it the other way,Sus
10:56:03 GrahamStanley: And we learn so much too, as moderators Elisabeth
10:56:03 Jo_McLeay: Hi Dave Hi all
10:56:07 Leanne: you are always with us in spirit, Susan
10:56:11 Evelyn_: I'm completely lost. I think it is too much for my ICT experience.
10:56:15 marcelanamaria: What went wrong?
10:56:17 Jo_McLeay: Yes Dave it is
10:56:23 marcelanamaria: I lost contact?
10:56:25 Susan_Marandi: you're so sweet, leanne!
10:56:32 Sus_Denmark: actually there seem to be many nuances
10:56:37 Susan_Marandi: Evelyn, what's the problem?
10:56:40 cili55: Hello, everybody.
10:56:46 Hala_Sudan: Hi
10:56:48 Evelyn_: I sometimes have audio, sometimes I don't. I can't follow the conversation
10:56:48 Hala_Sudan: Tere
10:56:49 dave: mmmarzio - many thanks about the platform...
10:56:51 Susan_Marandi: Can I help?
10:56:51 Hala_Sudan: clap clap
10:56:56 Cristina_Costa: hi Tere!!
10:56:56 GrahamStanley: bon dia Teresa
10:56:59 Sus_Denmark: if you get kicked out from the chat,login agan
10:57:01 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Evelyn--switch players
10:57:04 marcelanamaria: Has it already finished?
10:57:04 Susan_Marandi: That's okay, i have the same problem
10:57:09 dave: evelyn - probably that's your connection
10:57:09 marcelanamaria: OK
10:57:10 Susan_Marandi: are you on a dial-up
10:57:13 Leanne: yes Tere
10:57:13 elderbob: Im in the chat room
10:57:18 JeffLebow: Evelyn, try listening to channel 2 - it's lower bitrate
10:57:18 GrahamStanley: plu & pray :)
10:57:19 Sus_Denmark: :let's all pray for Tere!
10:57:23 GrahamStanley: plug...
10:57:25 marcelanamaria: I´m in the chat room.
10:57:32 Evelyn_: I'm using windows media, i'll try real player.
10:57:35 Susan_Marandi: Evelyn, are you on a dial-up?
10:57:35 mmmarzio: Dave - are you the IT guy for WorldBridges?
10:57:35 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Hi Marcela
10:57:39 paulaemmert: Ibraham is so lovely!!!
10:57:40 ibrahim: Teresa online!
10:57:45 marcelanamaria: Hi
10:57:55 ibrahim: Oh Paula thanks!
10:57:58 Susan_Marandi: Don't worry about it, Evelyn, just think of this as practice
10:57:58 dave: mmmarzio - usually cohost, today IT guy occasionally make coffee
10:58:10 Hala_Sudan: yes,true
10:58:11 Sus_Denmark: Dave is indeed the very Worldbridges Dave
10:58:15 Jo_McLeay: I'll have a coffee Dave
10:58:15 mmmarzio: Gotchya!
10:58:15 Cristina_Costa: it is the best certificate
10:58:22 JeffLebow: Dave, can you please get me some more coffee?
10:58:27 Hala_Sudan: coffe,please
10:58:28 Susan_Marandi: Or as a really crowded party! :-) Where you can't catch everything
10:58:28 Leanne: way to start off, Ibrahim
10:58:30 ibrahim: Wow
10:58:33 JeffLebow: Would anyone else like to join in the conversation?
10:58:34 marcelanamaria: It´s OK with me now. Ana from Lima
10:58:37 ibrahim: Certificate!
10:58:45 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Communities of Practice
10:58:51 dave:
10:58:51 Hala_Sudan: friendship
10:58:52 scott_in_tokyo: Well said, Teresa!! *choochoo*
10:58:58 dave: you're all welcome
10:58:59 Sus_Denmark: :hugs my very good Webheads friend Tere!!
10:59:10 Hala_Sudan: where do you get that sounds
10:59:10 cili55: Is there anyone elso here from Hungary?
10:59:14 Jo_McLeay: Thanx Dave
10:59:15 Susan_Marandi: Elizabeth, do they pronounce that as "cop"?
10:59:20 cili55: :(
10:59:22 dave: you're welcome jo
10:59:26 Daf: Brave Webheads!!!
10:59:29 Janeap: Yes, Teresa, you said it! Hooray to friendship!
10:59:31 Daf: Bravo!
10:59:32 teresadeca: thank you for the nice words! :-)
10:59:33 Sus_Denmark: Hala - do you see the button with a yellow circle of two nodes?
10:59:39 jchaupart: un abrazo, Teresa
10:59:40 Leanne: well said, Tere
10:59:42 Moira: clap clap clap
10:59:44 Susan_Marandi: or do you pronounce it as c-o-p?
10:59:45 ibrahim: Dear all - you are my certificate!
10:59:45 Hala_Sudan: yes
10:59:46 Daf: great, Teresa!!!
10:59:52 Cristina_Costa: :)
10:59:56 GrahamStanley: well said Teresa
10:59:57 teresadeca: thanks, dafninha :-)
10:59:57 Hala_Sudan: *choochoo*
10:59:59 Daf: thanks, Ibrahim :-)
11:00:01 Cristina_Costa: wonderful Tere
11:00:04 chris: *slap*
11:00:08 Hala_Sudan: Thank yo usus
11:00:13 elderbob: Time flies when you are having fun....
11:00:14 Sus_Denmark: Friends of a Friend
11:00:15 Moira: Ibrahim, thank you for our contact already
11:00:17 Hala_Sudan: isthis for me Chris?
11:00:18 teresadeca: isn't friendship one of the best things in life?
11:00:19 chris: :D
11:00:26 chris: just for fun
11:00:31 Hala_Sudan: *whip*
11:00:33 Cristina_Costa: indeed, it is Tere
11:00:35 Hala_Sudan: for Chris
11:00:36 chris: first time i've use this, fun
11:00:38 scott_in_tokyo: Dave can always give us a little DRAMA
11:00:42 paulaemmert: I can hear the session on the phone now but you can't hear me? GO WebQuests! LOL
11:00:50 dave: scott... yes, drama is good
11:00:54 GrahamStanley: we're hoping the elt podcasting session continues to be a CoP to support podcasters
11:00:55 ibrahim: you are the certificate that I will keep dear for lifetime ;)
11:00:56 Sus_Denmark: could be fun to see alist of activities that are more or less a side effect from the EVO
11:01:08 Hala_Sudan: Very sweet Ibrahim
11:01:08 paulaemmert: And GO all EVO sessions!!
11:01:11 Susan_Marandi: question: is Co?P pronounced "cop" or c-o-p
11:01:14 elderbob: Paula, do you have your phone on mute?
11:01:20 Leanne: I'd say c-o-p Susan
11:01:26 Daf: Let's break a leg!!!
11:01:32 JeffLebow: press to unmute
11:01:33 paulaemmert: no
11:01:37 teresadeca: i say c-o-p
11:01:40 JeffLebow: press 6 to unmute
11:01:41 Susan_Marandi: Oh, I thought maybe it was pronounced cop
11:01:47 Susan_Marandi: thanks for the info
11:01:50 teresadeca: and i say e-v-o
11:01:52 paulaemmert: GOOOODAFFFF!
11:01:53 Sus_Denmark: on my phone,the mute/unmute key is 6
11:02:03 ibrahim: Moira - Thanks to you too
11:02:06 Susan_Marandi: But I've hear e-vo, tere
11:02:14 Hala_Sudan: *beep*
11:02:23 Susan_Marandi: on Dave's welcome message
11:02:29 Sus_Denmark: I've heard EE-vooo often
11:02:29 teresadeca: congrats, daf!!!
11:02:30 GrahamStanley: hurrah for Dafne!
11:02:30 ibrahim: *bird*
11:02:34 Janeap: Good going Daf!!!
11:02:35 Leanne: Wow Daf
11:02:35 Hala_Sudan: sorry,just trying
11:02:36 Daf: :shivers
11:02:44 mmmarzio: *whip*
11:02:50 Moira: Thanks in advance Daf
11:02:52 GrahamStanley: what are you going to offer Elisabeth?
11:03:00 dave: those sounds get recorded in the final audio...
11:03:01 mmmarzio: scuzi - also experimenting
11:03:03 Susan_Marandi: *meow*
11:03:04 Hala_Sudan: we can not say now
11:03:04 dave: just so you know
11:03:13 Daf: of course, I am counting on your help, guys :-)
11:03:18 Susan_Marandi: oops, sorry!
11:03:28 Sus_Denmark: can I turn off sound effects in the chat if I feel overwhealmed?
11:03:31 Hala_Sudan: Daf,you are the greatest
11:03:31 aidenyeh: we'll be here for you daf
11:03:46 jchaupart: Thanks in advance to all the moderators. EVO 2006 will be very productive, with lot of friends from all around the world. In this session, there were more than 22 nationalities! Time to go. Thanks everybody
11:03:52 Cristina_Costa: we will support u all the way Daf!
11:03:55 Daf: yes, Sus click on the speaker icon
11:03:55 aidenyeh: click on the black sound icon
11:03:58 Leanne: Bye JM
11:04:01 Sus_Denmark: Bye bye JM
11:04:04 Daf: thanks :-)
11:04:12 Moira: A bientôt
11:04:25 Hala_Sudan: yes
11:04:26 Sus_Denmark: yes yes Paula
11:04:49 dave: bye all... back on in two hours
11:04:56 Leanne: bye Dave
11:04:57 dave: thank you all for coming
11:05:02 dave: COME BACK SOON!!!
11:05:03 Daf: Paula is doing a great job replying to the intros sent to her list
11:05:07 Susan_Marandi: Whew! I've been straining my eyes; just realized you can zoom in on this thing to see things bigger
11:05:22 Susan_Marandi: yes, she truly is, Daf!
11:05:25 paulaemmert: Thanks Daf! You lead the way!
11:05:27 teresadeca: welcome, paula! that's what we're here for!
11:05:47 ibrahim: Creating WebQuest!
11:05:48 Susan_Marandi: :)
11:05:48 teresadeca: helping and sharing
11:05:56 Daf: I am following your session from the background, Paula :-)
11:05:58 GrahamStanley: frappr frenzy!
11:06:11 Susan_Marandi: same here!
11:06:15 Sus_Denmark: Frappr maps are really helpful
11:06:16 Susan_Marandi: lol
11:06:17 paulaemmert: Thanks for the backup Daf!
11:06:20 Sus_Denmark: and fun
11:06:32 Daf: and the F.U.N continues :-)
11:06:35 GrahamStanley: that's the great thing - so much co-operation and communication between groups and participants
11:06:47 greg606: inpiring discussion live :)
11:06:55 teresadeca: having newbies is our point in BaW, elizabeth
11:06:56 Sus_Denmark: international,and very playful!
11:06:58 greg606: inspiring
11:06:58 cili55: Nice place - you get nice ideas from othe people :)
11:07:04 mmmarzio: and T
11:07:06 Sus_Denmark: we do have many new countries this year
11:07:08 Daf: we have several new countries joining in
11:07:24 Daf: and I am so happy to have many participants from Venezuela
11:07:31 Sus_Denmark: Russia, serbia Montenegro.Moldovia
11:07:35 Daf: and many second and third timers
11:07:48 Moira: Wow
11:07:53 Sus_Denmark: quality mark!
11:08:09 paulaemmert: shall I sign off Elizabeth?
11:08:14 Susan_Marandi: So true, Sus!
11:08:16 GrahamStanley: We're going to produce a weekly podcast during our course, and invite participants to collaborate
11:08:27 Sus_Denmark: 40 countries in the Social blogging workshop
11:08:47 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: We have at least 47 countries represented so far!
11:08:58 ibrahim: Tajikistan
11:09:05 Sus_Denmark: You see, many people asre taking more classes!
11:09:14 mmmarzio: Thanks Ibrahim
11:09:25 chris: anyone from korea?
11:09:34 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Yes indeed
11:09:35 Susan_Marandi: I wish I had time to participate in *all* the EVO sessions!
11:09:35 Sus_Denmark: we're all fascinated and also a little afraid too
11:09:39 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Korea is represented
11:09:44 chris: :)
11:09:44 paulaemmert: Me too susan!
11:09:51 scott_in_tokyo: will any of the groups be using EdTechTalk webcasts during the sessions besides podcasters?
11:09:52 ibrahim: is there anybody from Uzbekistan or other countries like Kirgyzistan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan?
11:09:56 Susan_Marandi: :)
11:10:03 paulaemmert: I'm hoping to play catchup at the conference
11:10:12 GrahamStanley: absolutely elderbob
11:10:17 mmmarzio: Congratulations once again to Dave and Jeff - I have to go. Bye all
11:10:19 JeffLebow: BAW and Tips & Tricks will be including Worldbridges webcasts
11:10:22 Daf: we have a session with Jeff and Dave in week 2
11:10:22 Leanne: Bye Mike
11:10:29 Susan_Marandi: Who's talking at the moment?
11:10:34 Daf: e-bob
11:10:35 paulaemmert: Elizabeth
11:10:36 Leanne: ElderBob Susan
11:10:37 scott_in_tokyo: ElderBob is talking
11:10:38 Susan_Marandi: Bye Mike, Jeff
11:10:43 Daf: bye Mike :-)
11:10:56 Susan_Marandi: Elderbob and ?
11:10:57 elderbob: That was me, Susan.
11:11:00 Daf: I will be at the TESOL conference in Tampa, eager to meet many of you there
11:11:09 Luisa: have to go now. Wiil it be possible to isten to the whole conference again?
11:11:14 paulaemmert: I've got the technology down now so bring it on!! :D
11:11:21 Daf:
11:11:22 elderbob: It sounds awesome.
11:11:26 GrahamStanley: great idea Jeff
11:11:26 Susan_Marandi: No I mean the other voice (British accent)
11:11:28 teresadeca: great idea, jeff!
11:11:31 Leanne: Well, we do have Week 2 Jeff
11:11:35 Janeap: Great idea--half time and closing show
11:11:38 teresadeca: baw will
11:11:43 Leanne: Sheila somebody?
11:11:53 lee: thanks everyone.. I can't wait
11:11:54 Susan_Marandi: oh, thanks leanne
11:11:58 lee: to get started
11:12:00 Susan_Marandi: curiosity killed the cat
11:12:03 Moira: Sheila from Germany
11:12:04 paulaemmert: Thank you guys so much!!!
11:12:11 Sus_Denmark: yes, cross session collaboration is a great idea
11:12:14 Leanne: Thanks, Moira
11:12:15 Susan_Marandi: oh thanks moira
11:12:16 elderbob: A lot of Webheads meet at Tapped in on Sundy monrings and then follow along to WOrldbridges....
11:12:35 lee: Thanks I am really excited to get started
11:12:35 Susan_Marandi: eating bagels ...
11:12:42 paulaemmert: More practice would be good for me elderbob!
11:12:44 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: thanks again, Jeff & Dave--this was a great experience!
11:12:44 Sus_Denmark: the session is recorded and STREAMED LATER,RIGHT?
11:12:44 Susan_Marandi: virtual bagels, that is
11:12:46 scott_in_tokyo: Thanks Elizabeth
11:12:50 elderbob: Thaks Eliz...and thanks Jeff.
11:12:57 Chris47: Thanks
11:12:59 Daf: thanks Jeff, Dave,, Elizabeth and all
11:13:03 teresadeca: thanks so much, jeff! i really enjoyed my first time here! bye all!
11:13:08 Sus_Denmark: oh dear! I must be backthen
11:13:09 marcelanamaria: Lovely session. Thanks a lot!!!
11:13:11 Sus_Denmark: bye bye for now
11:13:11 Luisa: good! thank yoou all. bye!
11:13:14 Cristina_Costa: bye T
11:13:15 lee: Thanks Jeff!!
11:13:17 Chris47: bye bye
11:13:21 aidenyeh: thanks Jeff
11:13:22 greg606: Happy New Year ;)
11:13:23 GrahamStanley: Thanks very much Jeff & Dave and everyone
11:13:23 Moira: Thank you all
11:13:23 Jo_McLeay: Thanks all. It's been great
11:13:24 Leanne: Thanks all, Bye!
11:13:24 Susan_Marandi: Thanks a lot, everybody! This was my first time, and I really enjoyed it
11:13:26 Cristina_Costa: Kuisa get weel soon
11:13:28 lee: Bye
11:13:29 Cristina_Costa: weel soon
11:13:29 acfavaverde: Bye :)
11:13:30 aidenyeh: and goodluck to all the moderators!
11:13:30 Sus_Denmark: in two hours - elgg guys?
11:13:30 Moira: Thank you
11:13:33 cili55: Bye
11:13:34 Cristina_Costa: well soon
11:13:38 Sus_Denmark: cool!
11:13:39 Luisa: sure will cristina thx
11:13:40 Susan_Marandi: Bye everyone
11:13:47 aidenyeh: goodnight
11:13:49 Cristina_Costa: meet u on tuesday?
11:13:50 Susan_Marandi: Bye Leanne; talk to you soon
11:13:56 Sus_Denmark: Bye bye!!
11:14:05 paulaemmert: Bye everyone and have wonderful sessions!!! HUGS!
11:14:06 Susan_Marandi: thanks all moderators, mentors, everybody
11:14:11 Jo_McLeay: know how you feel
11:14:30 Daf: yes, we are :-)
11:14:33 Susan_Marandi: great session!
11:15:14 Daf: thanks, Elizabeth :-)
11:15:18 Evelyn_: Bye. I'm sorry I was not able to get a good conection. I hope you be luckier next time.
11:15:28 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: OK, Evelyn--thanks so much for coming
11:15:31 Perry: thanks, good bye
11:15:34 Daf: bye Evelyn, thanks for coming :-)
11:15:56 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: thanks so much, all of you who participated--we appreciate the wonderful audience!
11:15:56 Daf: but Moodle is great to incorporate other tools
11:15:59 Hala_Sudan: amazing
11:16:29 KatUrbaniak: Thanks. Bye.
11:16:32 Susan_Marandi: leanne?
11:16:35 Elizabeth_Hanson-Smith: Nerves B-Gone
11:16:50 GrahamStanley: wise words elderbob
11:16:51 Leanne: yes susan?
11:17:15 Susan_Marandi: just testing! :)
11:17:41 elderbob: Bye all....come back and listen to the guest they have here today....
11:17:50 GrahamStanley: bye everyone
11:18:04 fernanda: bye everyone
11:18:15 greg606: goodbye
11:18:21 Daf: bye everybody
11:18:32 Jo_McLeay: bye all
11:18:32 lee: Bye Graham
11:18:39 lee: By Daf
11:18:54 ibrahim: See you
11:19:13 ibrahim: I am going home - it is 21:19Tajik time
11:19:26 Daf: bye Ibrahim thanks for coming :-)
11:19:44 ibrahim: It was my great pleasure
11:19:46 ibrahim: See you
11:23:59 Susan_Marandi: Well, bye for now, everyone. Thanks for a great experience!
11:44:03 gharwell1: This should be interesting
11:44:15 cparkhurst: Hi everyone
11:45:28 cparkhurst: I tried to teleconference in by phone. I can hear you, but you can't hear me. So I'll introduce myself by text.
11:51:43 cparkhurst: OalSkillsandTechnology also has around 200 participants from around the world, and guest speakers who are using various technologies to teach oral skills.
11:54:11 cparkhurst: The guest speakers post links and discuss/demonstrate what they do. Participants will also participate by explaining what they do.

EdTech Mega-Brainstorm#14b Chat Transcript

EdTech Mega-Brainstorm#14b Chat Transcript
December 3/4, 2005

[JeffLebow] Hey Guys
[scott] hi
[scott] chaos central here! how are tricks?
[JeffLebow] pre-chaos
[JeffLebow] What's going on in ScottWorld?
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[JeffLebow] Hey John
[JohnMartin] Recover yet?
[JeffLebow] from BS14a?
[JohnMartin] Yeah, the Mega-thon
[JohnMartin] Listened to it again today
[JohnMartin] I haven't laughed so hard or learned so much
[JeffLebow] It was pretty easy on me ... just sat back and listened most of the time
[scott] sick screaming kids, lunchtime, cold rainy Sunday - what more could you ask for?
[JeffLebow] some webcasting excitement
[JohnMartin] Can we handle any more of that
[JeffLebow] can never get enough...
[JeffLebow] Want to do a chaoscast Scott?
[JeffLebow] Get the kids on for some pre-show fun
[JeffLebow] perhaps some tunes
[scott] I wish I could be 8000 miles away making fun suggestion, ;)
[scott] BBL, lum
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[Jason] howdy :)
[Jason] i am a little shy with the skype stuff :)
[Jeff_from_Ann_Arbor] the only way to find out is to jump in
[Jeff_from_Ann_Arbor] or you can call into the teleconference.
[Jason] it's funny...most people say i am shy until they get to know might not be able to shut me up....
[Jason] oh, i have the skype....
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[Jeff_from_Ann_Arbor] Jason go ahead to skype worldbridges.
[Jason] :)
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[barbara] no one can hear dave...
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[Art_Gelwicks] I can't even hear him breathing!
[Art_Gelwicks] No nerd points for taking a nerd test online?
[Art_Gelwicks] :p
[JohnMartin] Geez, Thursday took a beating on poor Jeff
[JohnMartin] Welcome Jason!!!
[barbara] why do you say that? :-)
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[barbara] oops we lost Art
[erin] he's on the feed now, isn't he?
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[JohnMartin] Hey Barbara great to have you back
[JohnMartin] Hey Lyndall
[JohnMartin] Great job last week
[JeffLebow] Timothy, great to see you here. Thanks much for the email. Sorry we haven't gotten back to you yet
[Lyndall] Hello all
[barbara] I have my bullwhip with me...ready to roll
[Jeff_from_Ann_Arbor] Welcome back Lyndall
[Lyndall] It's nice to come home again
[JeffLebow] Any North Americans out there are encouraged to join in via 1-402-756-9000, access code 537267#
[timothy_mckean] Thanks... very excited to be here for the first time
[JeffLebow] Non-North Americans can do the same, but skyping out to the teleconference....1.9 euro cents/minute
[barbara] did we lose the audio?
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[barbara] I am sorry dave the chat rioom is full
[dave] greetings
[dave] lol
[erin] hey defe-a
[dave] timothy... have you gotten you're skype hooked up yet?
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[timothy_mckean] I just installed it about 10 minutes ago
[dave] great
[timothy_mckean] haven't used it yet though
[Lyndall] I'm just going to listen today - my connection problems are still unresolved
[dave] timothy b. mckean?
[timothy_mckean] yes...
[JeffLebow] We'll have to troubleshoot them sometime Lyndall... feel free to skype sometime and we can experiment
[barbara] Plymouth State in New Hampshire?
[JohnMartin] Catnapping
[Lyndall] Thanks Jeff - I suspect it is my ISP
[JohnMartin] Yes Barbara
[barbara] know it well
[JohnMartin] Oh really?
[barbara] Family there
[JohnMartin] What a small world!
[Lyndall] I will stay in the chat until I drop off again, but I'll be listening
[Art_Gelwicks] Definitely more on the prof. dev. topic.
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[barbara] I am puzzled as to why ppt is still considered an essential tool in professional development...comments?
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[Art_Gelwicks] Adult skills can be so ranged that it makes course development and execution difficult at times.
[dave] crazy weird for design
[Art_Gelwicks] Think crayons and construction paper. It's that mindset.
[barbara] so can students' too... i think that is where we left off last time
[dave] shh... barbara.
[dave] quiet now.
[Jeff_from_Ann_Arbor] In my world 80% of my colleagues are not able to use PPT
[dave] :)
[Art_Gelwicks] I have colleagues that use PPT to design web sites...go figure.
[Jason] In my world, 80% can't use powerpoint, of the 20% that do, they don't use it very effectively....
[barbara] Hasnl;t it become a crutch?
[barbara] Pretty pictures vs content?
[scott] David Byrne formerly of the Talking Heads has been using PowerPoint as an arte forme!! Anyone seen it?
[erin] to be fair, pretty pictures vs. content isn't an issue of how the program works.
[barbara] do tell erin
[erin] it's how the program is used.
[Art_Gelwicks] As a speaker, yes it has become a crutch to far too many presenters.
[barbara] and used poorly?
[dave] powerpoint ninjas
[erin] exactly.
[Art_Gelwicks] Bring back overheads!
[barbara] it is used for reading remediation: they show it and read it
[barbara] zzzzz
[timothy_mckean] I'm looking into using acrobat pdf files instead of PPT to guarantee that fonts and other things aooear as you want them even if
[Jason] Ugh to overheads. :) I am glad that I don't have all the marker stains on my clothes and hands anymore
[scott] I can't count how many times I go to talks where the speaker reads his/her powerpoint slides to the audience.
[timothy_mckean] you switch computers or platforms
[dave] i can read (albeit barely) it irritates me when people read to me
[barbara] I think we should organize a conference on technology and declare it a ppt free zone
[barbara] could it happen?
[erin] not to mention overheads separate the teacher from their audience, physically.
[erin] i don't think so, b.
[Art_Gelwicks] A presenter should be able to present their topic effectively with or without PPT. It should be an enhancement, not the pres.
[JohnMartin] PPT drives me nuts but it is almost a security blanket for many
[barbara] art, yes
[timothy_mckean] exactly Scott... might as well just e-mail it to me and I can stay home
[barbara] yes
[Art_Gelwicks] Have a tech conference and hide all the power cables to the LCD projectors!
[erin] yes. ppt should be used to present ancillary materials, only.
[JohnMartin] Ha
[barbara] the best ppt I ever saw was one slide... the presenter didn;t need anything but a backdrop. he knew his stuff and engaged the
[Jason] amusing :)
[JohnMartin] PPT as a Bill Gates-way drug
[barbara] audience ina dialogue
[timothy_mckean] Like any tool, it can be used for good or evil
[Art_Gelwicks] This PPT presentation brought to you by Prozac.
[JohnMartin] PPT and CMS - same control freak issues?
[timothy_mckean] PPT... doesn't make you a good speaker?
[barbara] absolutely not!
[timothy_mckean] ;)
[Art_Gelwicks] Just gives the audience something to look at while they tune you out.
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[JohnMartin] How do you follow up on Thursday night
[Art_Gelwicks] I always wanted to do a presentation where the slides had nothing to do with the topic I was speaking about.
[barbara] and the amount of time people spend diddling with the colors and backgrounds
[JohnMartin] Oh dear lord yet
[JohnMartin] yes
[timothy_mckean] want to continue from Thursday?
[Art_Gelwicks] Slashdot picked up a BusinessWeek article about the "MySpace Generation".
[JohnMartin] I had a Supt who nearly killed our staff with PPT poisoning
[dave] competent?
[dave] who can he mean?
[dave] certainly not me
[dave] must be barbara
[Art_Gelwicks] PTPD - Post Traumatic Powerpoint Disorder.
[scott] how about Mac vs Windows? that's alway contentious. ;)
[barbara] dave suggested marijuana, i think...
[erin] summary: elgg sucks.
[erin] :)
[barbara] thank you erin
[Art_Gelwicks] Who's he calling a professional?
[Art_Gelwicks] :)
[timothy_mckean] use of packaged tools, rather than individual pieces available on the mainstream internet...
[barbara] dead air?
[Art_Gelwicks] chirp chirp
[erin] the point about student disclosure is about connecting the academic and personal blogs.
[barbara] looking for the headset...dave;s cat took mijne too
[timothy_mckean] I think that it's absolutely appropraite to have a dedicated educational environment..
[JohnMartin] Wouldn't it be nice for a learner to be able to carry their learning artifacts with them throughout their learning career
[timothy_mckean] so that students don't have to disclose their personal blogs in the classes
[JohnMartin] Rather than them being locked in a proprietary CMS or other one-way tech solution
[erin] john: they can. but do they use them?
[barbara] learnign artifacts?
[Art_Gelwicks] Aren't those called books?
[erin] and you can have separate blogs without having a separate, closed, educational environment.
[barbara] and what about people who don't want to blog?
[timothy_mckean] I haven't used htem before, but can't they archive the work that they do in them?
[scott] can they pass the class if they don't blog?
[Art_Gelwicks] Think about this...500 years ago we have documents to study for history...
[dave] and those students who don't want to study math
[erin] a closed environment doesn't allow access by others, which can be really quite beneficial.
[Art_Gelwicks] what will be studied on us 500 years from now? Blogs?
[barbara] yes, but the question is about whether we are making assumptions here... that they are comfortable (cuz they are younger) that
[timothy_mckean] I agree with Dave.... when did kids start choosing what they want to do?
[barbara] they want to interacty with a class 9which they may not)
[JohnMartin] Sorry about the term artifacts - my former boss is doing his dissertation on electronic portfolios
[barbara] what is an artifact?
[erin] i don't understand why blogging needs to be social.
[barbara] or hy our assumption is that blogging is social
[Art_Gelwicks] I don't think it's a matter of's a matter of is there a benefit from it.
[timothy_mckean] I think that the blogs can be private or social...
[JohnMartin] How can blogging not be social? Maybe we need to define what we mean by the term
[scott] isn't an artifact a product of students' work/learning that others can use/observe.
[timothy_mckean] I think that certain age groups certainly need the structure that the CMS provides.
[erin] blogging is just like keeping a journal. it all depends on who you show it to.
[barbara] because there are people who blog just for themseleve... we assume thatb thye want to link but some people don't.
[JohnMartin] Ackk
[barbara] Remember when your older sister/ younger brother found your diary? Same idea/
[JohnMartin] Is blogging just another form of journaling? I don't know if I buy that
[JohnMartin] It can be for sure
[erin] maybe learners want to be able to fumble around in private instead of for an audience.
[erin] john: why not?
[timothy_mckean] can't one set up a blog on the computer, not on the internet... if they want to keep it private?
[scott] most "normal" folk I talk to think of a blog as the same thing as diary - by "normal" I mean non-blogger.
[timothy_mckean] Erin... is that an argument for an enclosed learnig environment?
[dave] hee hee
[erin] no, it's not at all.
[JohnMartin] It just seems to me that blogging can be as much a tool for interaction and discourse as it is to be a stand along diary
[JohnMartin] Some use blogs as electronic portfolios
[erin] it's an argument for teachers to not choose for their students whether their work is public or private.
[JohnMartin] Barbara Ganley uses them in her creative writing class
[dave] for what... that's the question. what are we trying to teach. If content is becoming irrelevant, or at least losing value, what
[dave] are we trying to teach?
[JohnMartin] It is a way to propose, develop, refine and test our ideas against a broader audience
[barbara] And shall we go down the "language" path?
[JohnMartin] What do you mean barbara?
[Jeff_from_Ann_Arbor] Timothy McKean can we get you into the audio conversation?
[timothy_mckean] to me... the purpose of blogging is to make your ideas public... if you dont want it public why blog?
[erin] tim: many blog for themselves.
[scott] good point timothy
[JeffLebow] are you on the teleconference yet?
[JohnMartin] But to what end Erin? Wouldn't a Word document be a safer less public alternative?
[erin] blogging online allows one to blog privately, and if at some later point they want to make it public it's as easy as telling
[erin] others where to find the blog.
[barbara] Are we to assume that the language our students use in a blog (for their teachers, for the class) is their language...
[scott] Dave Winer would say if it's not for a wider audience then it is not blogging!
[barbara] or a language that is created in order to please the teacher?
[timothy_mckean] why blog for themsleves..... right... why not just write in a word processor?
[dave] what does he know about the internet scott? :)
[JohnMartin] Which isn't much different from what they hand in as papers in class, wouldn't you say barbara?
[erin] well, for at least one very technical reason: to have offsite backup.
[Art_Gelwicks] If you write a blog and nobody reads it still a blog?
[barbara] Yes it is different john because it is not being given to the is being given to everyone
[JohnMartin] Very good Erin!
[barbara] and everyone can comment, dissect, shred
[dave] art... that was very interesting, would you like to elaborate on your position
[erin] current tools also allow users to decide who has access to what on a post by post basis.
[barbara] Dave's cat took my mike too...
[erin] livejournal, for instance.
[Art_Gelwicks] Well, if I write a blog and no one reads it, how is it different than writing a Word doc and storing it locally?
[Art_Gelwicks] Is it all in the intent to share?
[Jason] hi folks! :)
[timothy_mckean] in a special environmant can one limit access to just the teacher?
[dave] trees... blogs.. they have so many things in common
[scott] thanks Jason
[Art_Gelwicks] Bloghugger.
[barbara] tech difficulties...need to move from the wireless machine
[dave] nicuh
[JohnMartin] And how many are aware that their blog is very public unless they take steps to restrict access
[JeffLebow] roger that
[JohnMartin] Assuming they can with their blog solution
[dave] that's good, i like bloghugger
[erin] blogging also allows easy access from many computers.
[Art_Gelwicks] True...but you can do that with Writely and most web CMS as well.
[erin] you can write something, submit it, and go to another computer later to finish or edit without trying to figure out how to
[erin] transport the file.
[Art_Gelwicks] It still seems to me to focus on the intent to share.
[erin] yes, the question was about word vs. blogging, though.
[Art_Gelwicks] Those of us who don't have to math divisible by 100 use Farenheit.
[JohnMartin] True, local v. global access
[erin] local vs. remote. if blogging was inherently about sharing, then everyone who blogged would share.
[JohnMartin] This is a classroom too !!!
[Jason] yay! :)
[scott] hey Timothy
[Art_Gelwicks] So again...if you don't share, is it truly a blog?
[erin] yes, it is.
[erin] if you have a car, and you don't drive it, is it still a car?
[erin] duh.
[Art_Gelwicks] So a blog is basically just a running text piece? Nothing more?
[scott] not if it's out of gas
[erin] i completely disagree. blogging does not have to be shared.
[Art_Gelwicks] So the word document that I post on an FTP server on the web is a blog?
[scott] then it's a bucket of bolts
[erin] publishing is d than sharing.
[Art_Gelwicks] And the PDF file I throw into BitTorrent is a blog?
[JohnMartin] The technology is still a blog, but in philosophy many would disagree
[erin] i can publish a blog without telling anyone about it.
[dave] no. i'm not saying that either
[dave] yes you can
[erin] and it's still a blog.
[dave] but blogging is public
[Art_Gelwicks] And I can write a journal page in HTML and it's not a blog by definition then.
[dave] wether or not people read ti
[barbara] it doesn;t have to be!
[JohnMartin] And did you lock your account behind a username / password or is it being indexed by Google?
[dave] or wether you restrict it
[erin] if i have an email account and i only use it for file storage, is it still an email account?
[scott] right Art, it's gotta have the RSS angle for it to be blog
[barbara] or you have to tell people about it
[barbara] thank you art
[JohnMartin] But again - many don't realize that when they launch a Wordpress or Blogger blog that they are in the public view
[scott] If a troll doesn't hijack a chatroom with false analogies is it still a troll?
[Art_Gelwicks] That's true JM. As a web developer, I still think many people think of it as an easy way to update a site...not as an online
[Art_Gelwicks] journal
[dave] ROTFL scott
[scott] ;)
[barbara] To be fair, p[eople, dontcha think that the users may have hijacked the orginal intent of the blog to make it "educational"
[barbara] connectivity
[dave] which users?
[JohnMartin] What was the original intent and does an original intent ever stay in stasis?
[barbara] the people who want to use blogs as a tool to conenct others...
[dave] what was the 'original intent' that was hijacked?
[JohnMartin] I am amazed by the number of my students who have the accounts
[JohnMartin] Of course I do to - mySpace that is
[JohnMartin] Gotta stay hip, or whatevah
[barbara] to be able to write...just write for the sake of writing...but not particularly wanting to SHARE anything
[Jason] A lot of my students use myspace accounts....they told me to get one, I did, and suddenly I have 60 student "friends" added..
[JohnMartin] Is extremely valuable
[Jason] Instant community....
[dave] are you sure that was the 'original intent'?
[JohnMartin] But sharing is another critical component of learning and evolving as an individual
[barbara] writing is not the intent of a blog?
[barbara] do tell
[erin] they might not want to make available to the whole class what they do in their educational blog, either.
[JohnMartin] Maybe it was never about the writing per se but about the ability to communicate in a different way
[Jason] My view: mySpace is easy to use...I think students like finding other kids.....
[JohnMartin] mySpace is about seeing and being seen
[erin] it doesn't matter what it was about, it matters what it *is* about. if we're going to move from teacher-centrism to
[erin] student-centrism, you can't assume one intent!
[JohnMartin] Absolutely erin!
[barbara] and along with that you cannot assume that they want to be connected either
[JohnMartin] But I would argue that we lose when we move from one extreme to another
[scott] is it not the distribution/syndication functionality that makes "IT" a blog? If one write's only for oneself, why have rss feed?
[JohnMartin] Teacher-centrism forgets the student
[erin] student-centrism isn't an extreme.
[JohnMartin] Student-centrism assumes they don't need guidance or learning assistance
[Art_Gelwicks] MySpace users must be 14 to join. TOS
[erin] it just means the focus is more largely on what the students want and need.
[erin] not what the teacher thinks the students want and need.
[erin] student-centrism encourages teachers to stop assuming they know what's best for students.
[JohnMartin] I don't disagree, I just worry that many seem to assume that the pendulum swings too far in the other direction
[erin] can you explain that further?
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[Jason] I don't think it is...there is no Microsoft branding
[dave] now i can write again
[dave] don't know what happened
[dave] I just want to say. I agree.
[barbara] did we all fall off?
[Jason] Jason? Wrong guy.... :)
[barbara] You agree about what?
[JohnMartin] You, Erin and Dave all dropped out
[erin] i fell off but it was my fault.
[JohnMartin] We got worried
[dave] i dropped myself out. browser issue.
[barbara] lemmings jumping off the cliff?
[erin] lol
[JohnMartin] Can I come too?
[scott] ;)
[barbara] I had to switch machines
[erin] john: can you explain your point about the pendulum?
[erin] i love
[erin] but you're completely right. it can be sooo inappropriate for a 14-year-old
[JohnMartin] Yeah just ask the folks in Australia,
[Jason] i am amused by it too, but.....
[JohnMartin] Blogs are blocked but they found the porn
[dave] you're right john
[dave] like somehow the blogs are the problem
[JohnMartin] It's the filtering system that so many institutions either choose or are forced to deploy that are often the root of the prob
[scott] so it sounds like the teachers need to be trained how to equip the kids to navigate the net-environment
[scott] who is gonna train the teachers?
[erin] should that be the job of teachers? or parents?
[JohnMartin] There is a difference
[Art_Gelwicks] In most cases neither one is ready for the job.
[erin] but who does the job ultimately fall to?
[JohnMartin] The teachers seem to bear the brunt
[Art_Gelwicks] It has to go to both.
[JohnMartin] But I would argue for the parents
[Jason] teachers. very much so....many kids don't have access to the technology or the parents the skill to teach skills
[scott] Three cheers for Rupert Murdoch! harumph
[erin] unfortunately, kids usually learn how to navigate the web for themselves.
[Art_Gelwicks] Is it "higher" education or "hiring" education?
[JohnMartin] Don't know - can we throw out tenure?
[JohnMartin] Or are you speaking of hiring in the form of student widgets?
[Art_Gelwicks] Better jobs or better people...which is more important?
[Art_Gelwicks] Teaching students for the new white collar factory labor.
[JohnMartin] I would hope better people would create better jobs but that may just be me
[erin] that's why we have liberal arts schools and vocational schools. because nobody can agree.
[JeffLebow] Just another reminder... if anyone else would like to join in, you can use your phone (or cell phone) to call
[JeffLebow] 1-402-756-9000, access code 537267#
[Art_Gelwicks] It's easier to be open when you don't know who will "hear" you.
[erin] art: yes, but also when you don't have to look the person in the eye.
[erin] and when there's a little more of a filter between your arranging the words and then making them "heard"
[Art_Gelwicks] Exactly. So shouldn't we be teaching the best ways to communicate using this medium since so may of the non-verbal and
[Art_Gelwicks] verbal cues are missing?
[scott] Well said Dave!
[Art_Gelwicks] Not only proper linguistic skills, but communicating in a conversational mode while conveying emotion and thought.
[erin] not necessarily, because that mode of communication doesn't necessarily transfer.
[Jason] Don't you have to make assignments as a teacher? Doesn't that mean that any assignment is "teacher-centered"?
[Art_Gelwicks] Teaching to blog well is no different than teaching to speak well and write well.
[erin] assignments are teacher-centered when they're based on what the teacher thinks is best, with no student input.
[erin] they are student-centered when the teacher considers what the students think.
[Jason] What is the brightline test for that, Erin? At what point do you have enough student input?
[erin] no one's asking for anarchy in the classroom.
[erin] ja when you have listened to anyone who cares to comment.
[erin] when you have a feel for the general opinion.
[erin] you don't have to ask each and every student what they want.
[scott] is teacher-center being used in a pejorative sense here?
[erin] scott: no.
[dave] i think it is
[Jason] Erin: do you have to take in account every opinion?
[erin] no, but you have to get an idea. sometimes, what you would have done anyway will work wonderfully.
[dave] ack. cat attack.
[erin] but sometimes you might find out you're out of touch.
[JohnMartin] I would like to see what we use as a definition for student-centered
[erin] and teachers should not be obsolete.
[Jason] Erin: do you agree that students sometimes don't act out of their "interest" as a student but rather other factors? Like...
[scott] good points Barbara!!
[Jason] wanting to do "easier" work, for example?
[erin] sure, of course that's going to happen. but you as a teacher can tell when that's the case.
[Art_Gelwicks] I agree Barbara...always ask the why.
[Jason] isn't that being "teacher-centered," too, then under this model?
[JohnMartin] It isn't that we are trying to connect students, aren't we trying to connect ideas or facilitate those connections?
[dave] damn cat. back now.
[JohnMartin] The intent of the discourse, whether verbal or written, is to cultivate and refine our cognitive connections
[JohnMartin] But in a classroom, physical or virtual, aren't they connecting already
[erin] yes but on their own terms.
[scott] Does the student or the family have the right to choose not to participate in the online community?
[Art_Gelwicks] I have yet to hear an answer to why connection is such a bad thing?
[JohnMartin] Aren't we leveraging that connected-ness to further the learning for that particular course/lesson/degree?
[erin] because not everyone is interested in connecting on this level.
[JohnMartin] On what level though?
[Art_Gelwicks] But aren't you also worried then about losing those who are?
[erin] no, because if people are interested in connecting they'll do it on their own. on their own terms. using their own tools.
[Jason] Should we not use the Internet of a family doesn't like it?
[Art_Gelwicks] So is there a place for it in the school?
[JohnMartin] So then what is the purpose of a classroom?
[JohnMartin] What about those who disengage from class because they are unable to vie with their more vocal peers?
[scott] Those who refuse to particpate in the online community should be taken to village gates and banished!! ;)
[JohnMartin] Is that dis-connection healthy?
[JohnMartin] Technology is not a panacea, but it is another tool
[Art_Gelwicks] Living near Amish country I truly appreciate that connectivity is a choice...but even the Amish provide their teens an
[erin] it's not up to us to determine what's healthy or not. it's up to us to provide access to tools.
[scott] Dave Winer said that about conference sessions first!
[Art_Gelwicks] opportunity to be exposed to the world and decide on their own.
[erin] yes.
[Jason] If we say that, can't we say that about all technologies? Like...books, too? We shouldn't force students to read certain
[Jason] books?
[JohnMartin] Calculus!!!
[JohnMartin] Hated it
[Art_Gelwicks] What's the general then?
[JohnMartin] then apply to their future learning opportunities?
[Jason] I don't think blogging is specific at is general....
[erin] john: yes! but forcing them to blog, assigning them blogs, is not simply equipping them with tools.
[Art_Gelwicks] Learn how to write in a chronological, conversational tone?
[Jason] Teaching someone how to fingerprint? Specific
[Jason] Learning how to respond to other's ideas?
[Art_Gelwicks] Dusting for them is much more fun.
[erin] blogging uses a very specific skill set.
[Art_Gelwicks] How so?
[Jason] They might not be blogging, but they might be writing for others....
[Jason] Barbara: if we can say that, why can't we say that about SPEAKING or READING or WRITING?
[Art_Gelwicks] Lots of assumptions were made for me in school as to the skills I would long division.
[barbara] Jason?
[Jason] Yes? :)
[Art_Gelwicks] I have to say are definitely making us think about the why for the tech. THANK YOU!!!!
[erin] speaking, reading, and writing are basic skills.
[Jason] Yeah, this is a great discussion!!!!!
[Art_Gelwicks] Should an instructor have a stable of tools at their disposal?
[Jason] never answers what skill set is extra for blogging.....
[erin] like the primary colors. you equip people with basic skills, and show them how to mix them to learn other skills. like secondary
[erin] colors
[Art_Gelwicks] Blogging, wiki, HTML, word, etc. that they can use depending on the student's needs?
[erin] sorry, i've got a couple of different discussions going.
[erin] blogging requires computer/typing skills.
[Jason] So, then, Erin, you would be against a teacher requiring that a paper be typed?
[erin] yes.
[Jason] Or an essay test be readable?
[erin] readble does not mean typed.
[Art_Gelwicks] Yes...but typing and core computer literacy should be considered a basic skill.
[JohnMartin] What if I don't like writing, what is my option then?
[Jason] Art: I couldn't agree more.
[Jason] Or if I ...prefer.... speaking out loud?
[Art_Gelwicks] A well rounded individual should be able to communicate effectively in a number of medium.
[dave] agreed
[Jason] least be exposed to a number of medium
[erin] i'm not arguing for anarchy. many options exist between anarchy and fascism.
[Jason] challenged to work inside of a number of medium
[Art_Gelwicks] Many bloggers can't speak worth a darn.
[Art_Gelwicks] (And you should see their handwriting!)
[dave] erin. are you arguing for anarchy?
[JohnMartin] What would be considered basic skills for the 21st century citizen?
[Jason] I guess I wonder, Erin, what your practical world looks like...
[JohnMartin] Awww, Jeff!!!!
[Jason] We talk about choice but we rarely define what that means practically....
[Art_Gelwicks] tYPING wITHOUT thE cAPS lOCK oN sHOULD bE a bASIC sKILL.
[Art_Gelwicks] Suck it up.
[Jason] wHAT dO yOU mEAN?
[Jason] :)
[dave] *whip*
[scott] Thanks Jeff in Ann Arbor
[dave] enough of the caps lock
[Art_Gelwicks] :P
[erin] allowing student input doesn't mean we're going to cut them loose totally.
[Art_Gelwicks] Jeff in Ann Arbor...good job as always!
[Jason] What does it mean, then? What does the practical lesson look like?
[dave] *whip* *whip*
[Art_Gelwicks] You can count that one, Barbara.
[erin] it means considering what student think. not what a teacher thinks they should think.
[Jason] I repeat...that is a nice way to argue in a platitude, but what does the practical lesson look like?
[JohnMartin] They can live with it
[barbara] i am being practical
[JohnMartin] This is good stuff
[erin] that's the point - you can't make a generalization like that.
[dave] yes. this is good.
[erin] i can't say that any one way works for everybody.
[barbara] right
[dave] right
[Jason] How about demonstrating one way? I want to see this practically.
[Art_Gelwicks] These things need to be sponsored by Starbucks.
[scott] This was brilliant, thanks everyone!!
[erin] okay, here you go.
[Jason] sweet :)
[dave] cheers all... have a good rest of your day scott
[erin] a high school english ap teacher requires certain books be studied duringthe course of the semester.
[erin] but also provides a list of other books that may be substituted upon consultation with the teacher.
[Art_Gelwicks] All brainstorm...all the time...24/7
[erin] and allows students to bring books not on the list to the teacher for consideration.
[JohnMartin] Do we get t-shirts for this?
[Jason] So, no book is required? Just books?
[Art_Gelwicks] Dave's a big meanie.
[dave] tshirts are in your email account
[JeffLebow] We gotta get Tshirts
[JohnMartin] Oh yeah, forgot that
[dave] yes. i am.
[JohnMartin] Where's the logo?
[Art_Gelwicks] Wasn't that the language with the turtle?
[erin] i said at the beginning: certain books are required.
[JohnMartin] Remember that technology is the means not the end
[JeffLebow] And the 24/7 brainstorm channel may not be so far away.... all we need are lots of webcast literate hosts
[Art_Gelwicks] But if they use a paper book or an e-text it doesn't matter, right?
[JohnMartin] Sometimes even I forget that
[Jason] Well, based on your argument, that would be wrong. Any mandatory requirement is "teacher-centered"
[erin] no, the lack of respecting student input is teacher centered.
[Jason] It's Saturday night? :)
[Art_Gelwicks] Don't forget the chat room crew!
[scott] Sunday afternoon ;)
[Jason] But, based on what you say are arguing that I wouldn't be respecting student opinion if I choose a book
[JohnMartin] booyahh
[Jeff_from_Ann_Arbor] Sorry scott I need to remember all my audience.
[JohnMartin] Deep breaths barbara
[JohnMartin] TMI
[scott] Great sign-off Jeff
[Jason] If a student doesn't like a book that I assign, shouldn't that mean choice, under your argument?
[Jeff_from_Ann_Arbor] Good night all it's been something special.
[erin] no, you don't have to allow all choice or no choice.
[Art_Gelwicks] :D
[JohnMartin] Night Jeff
[Jeff_from_Ann_Arbor] Thanks Scott, I look forward to speaking live again some day.
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[Jason] What is the bright line for that? At what point are you paying "enough" attention to student opinion on their learning?
[Jason] (BTW, I am playing devil's advocate here...I give a lot of choice with my students, maybe not as much as Erin would argue is
[Jason] good, but...)
[erin] bleh, my headset's not working. can i call the number still?
[JeffLebow] sure
[Jason] whoa!
[JohnMartin] There she is
[Art_Gelwicks] No good on the skype. Dave's gonna get yanked through the phone.
[JohnMartin] Way to go Erin
[Jason] Hi Erin! :)
[scott] Barbara keeps gettin getting interupted. That's not cricket. ;(
[dave] you're right scott
[dave] my bad
[Jason] I require that every "paper" be typed....not daily assignment like things....
[JohnMartin] PPV - King of the ETT Ring
[JohnMartin] How is this different for K-12 than for higher ed?
[Jason] but, part of the point is that we are TEACHING the interaction with the technology
[JohnMartin] But the student is usually frustrated because they can't use these technologies
[JohnMartin] So many of our students live this stuff
[JohnMartin] Maybe not Blackboard/WebCT but the tools for communicating
[barbara] not all john
[barbara] not all
[Jason] then it is even more important that we expose students to it
[JohnMartin] True not all students but more and more every day
[barbara] aaargh! who says?
[JohnMartin] My experience with the students I encounter at PSU and those that I worked with during my time in K-12
[Jason] i do. :) sorry but i am a professional educator and these are technologies that i use along with speaking, and listening and
[timothy_mckean] Barbara, I tihnk that John may be reffering to yournger students...
[Jason] writing and reading and small group and large group communication and.....
[JohnMartin] No it's not scientific but if it is occuring in rural NH - it's likely to be occuring elsewhere
[JohnMartin] I have students who come to me frustrated with the fact that their professors won't accept electronic submissions,
[Jason] Oh, and so does the State of Montana. :) I have technology standards that I am expected to integrate in my class, along with
[Jason] my social studies content.
[JohnMartin] There are those as well
[JohnMartin] Why is teaching separate from communicating?
[JohnMartin] We're not talking a dating service here, we're talking about discourse
[Jason] snowing here too:
[Jason] :)
[JohnMartin] I want snow!
[JohnMartin] By board is lonely
[Jason] i want it to go away :)
[JohnMartin] Send it to me!!!
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[Jason] okay, my wife is starting to make the sad eyes at me...i'm going to take off. GREAT discussion tonight folks...thank you for
[Jason] the intelligent debate
[JohnMartin] 4 8 15 16 23 42
[Jason] hee hee
[Art_Gelwicks] Thanks a bunch Jason!
[Jason] adios!
[JohnMartin] Mine went to bed in disgust
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[dave] i love that guest guy
[Art_Gelwicks] Mine's been alseep for 2 hours. Wrote me off a while ago.
[JohnMartin] She's thinks I'm having an online affair ;)
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[guest-0478] how do you message directly to someone in the chatte roome?
[dave] you are john
[dave] carefully
[JohnMartin] use /msg username
[JohnMartin] But send a non-flame test first!!!
[dave] barbara are you accusing us of negligence?
[barbara] just you
[barbara] :)
[dave] lovely to chat with you as always barbara... too many people who think agreeing with people is some kind of virtue
[JohnMartin] group think?
[JohnMartin] Me too barbara
[barbara] and you aren't negligent
[timothy_mckean] constant assessment isa HUGE part of teaching.
[JohnMartin] So Barbara, do you have a blog?
[JohnMartin] Just wondering if you post on these thoughts
[timothy_mckean] Barbara give me an interesting idea.. is there a difference between teaching our students and teach our coleagues...
[timothy_mckean] maybe somthing for another show?
[JohnMartin] Should there be a difference?
[timothy_mckean] I think so..
[timothy_mckean] How do you introduce or persuade other teachers to look at technologies...
[guest-0478] Who is the guy talking (who talked to the superintendant recently)?
[timothy_mckean] with kids you can use the tech to teach core content...
[JohnMartin] The same way we persuade our students, we model!
[dave] twas art gelwicks
[timothy_mckean] I think it's great when faculty get excited about somthing personally first.. tn hethey begin to find...
[timothy_mckean] appliactions in the classroom.
[JohnMartin] I agree, but where do they first encounter something to get excited about
[timothy_mckean] from us?
[JohnMartin] As an tech, I see my job as providing resources that they can choose to employ
[JohnMartin] I try not to prescribe unless asked
[timothy_mckean] I guess that's the question... do we have a roale cuheerncisng othto er ten ciniflnsider tech
[JohnMartin] Assuming they aren't trying to do what Barbara just suggested, then I might save them some pain
[timothy_mckean] that was messy... sorry
[JohnMartin] No worries
[timothy_mckean] I can't even tell what I wrote
[JohnMartin] Sounds like my kids
[JohnMartin] NOPE
[JohnMartin] Tell her to read your blog
[JohnMartin] Yup
[JohnMartin] I haven't named names yet Dave ;)
[dave] :)
[JohnMartin] It was nice knowing you DAve
[dave] indeed
[JohnMartin] I gotta go teach tomorrow
[dave] cheers
[JohnMartin] Sorry I couldn't contribute more, my mic for my cell seems to have died
[JohnMartin] New mic virus?
[JohnMartin] I do worry sometimes that we exclude
[JohnMartin] Me too, good luck tomorrow - my class will be listening to the live cast tomorrow
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[JohnMartin] You are welcome, thanks for everything
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[guest-0478] Good stuff, thanks everyone!
[JohnMartin] G'night
[barbara] thank you for another exciting evening... I now why my kids like watching the WWF

EdTechTalk#28 Chat Transcript

[scott] Hi Bob
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EdTech Brainstorm #13 Chat Transcript

EdTech Brainstorm #13 Chat Transcript

November 26/27, 2005

[JohnMartin] Hi Jeff

[JeffLebow] Hello John and Lyndall

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[Lyndall] Hi Jeff

[JeffLebow] Glad to see people are here - wasn't sure if anyone would show up at the alternative time

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