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Wednesday, July 18 1:45 - 3:00
Presenters: Linda Nitsche and Michael Baker
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Get your ticket for adventure and learning by engaging your students in interactive
experiences which extend their learning beyond classroom walls. Take
your students on virtual adventures with eField trips to spark their interest as
well as nurture thinking skills and deepen their understanding of curricular
concepts. Explore the links below to find quality resources. Follow proven guidelines
to make the experiences successful with your students.
Also known as:
What exactly is a
Virtual Field Trip
How to Connect and Technical Requirements
Connecting to virtual field trips can be done using a variety of different methods.
Check the technical requirements to make sure you have the necessary updated plug-in's for connecting to a virtual field trip.
Integrating eField Trips into the Curriculum
Select a Curricular Unit
Identify a Purpose
Consider Multiple Goals and Objectives
Search for Related eField Trip Programs
Take a look at a few examples...
You Can Connect with Experts...
Work Interactively with Gadgets...
Videoconference Program via COSI
Or Explore Works of Art and Historical Artifacts.
Cleveland Museum of Art
What makes a quality eField trip?
Vanderbilt Virtual School Evaluation
Lessons Learned from CILC
Kathy Schrock's Virtual Tour Evaluation Guide
COSI Virtual Trip Evaluation
Great Sites for Finding eField Trips
- Science and Social Studies topics
NW Wisconsin IU
- Over 170 Sites
- The "Yellow Pages" of Videoconferencing!
- Across all curriculum areas – Science focus
Ball State University
- Six scheduled trips each year
– List of Videoconferencing Directories
Apple Learning Exchange
– 72 Virtual Field Trips and 31 Digital Documentaries
- Authors and Illustrators
– List of content providers
– One-stop shopping for videoconferencing
- Polycom Videoconference Program Database
As you find more outstanding sites for eField trips, please add them below. Better yet, email me at
and I will add them to this collection!
Interested in the
videoconferencing programs? Missed your chance at Keystones? Check out the free training opportunity at Duquesene.
The Challenger Learning CenterFree Training.doc
Guidelines for Making it Work
Use these checklists and planning guides to make your virtual field trips and videoconferencing experiences successful.
Checklist and Planning Guide
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