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Virtual Office Hours through Video Conferencing: Lessons Learned

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2013 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition


Atlanta, Georgia

Publication Date

June 23, 2013

Start Date

June 23, 2013

End Date

June 26, 2013



Conference Session

Faculty and Course Evolution: Teaching With Technology, Online Delivery, and Addressing Emerging Student & Industry Needs

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Continuing Professional Development

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23.1358.1 - 23.1358.5



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Daniel Dickrell III University of Florida

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Virtual Office Hours through Video Conferencing: Lessons LearnedThe ability to hold academic office hours via video conferencing technology has been greatly enhancedwith the development of widely distributed, free platforms over the last few years. It is now possible torender academic assistance at a high level of effectiveness in both real-time/asynchronous settingsacross remote locations using platforms such as Google+ with Hangouts, Facetime, and Skype. Thelessons learned over the last two years of using this technology in the area of distance education andprofessional development will be shared.

Dickrell, D. (2013, June), Virtual Office Hours through Video Conferencing: Lessons Learned Paper presented at 2013 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia. 10.18260/1-2--22743

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