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The Real-Time Revolution Of Online Learning

Charley Robinson (Tokbox, USA)
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October 14, 2015 - 12:45pm
Institutional Level: 
Multiple Levels
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Europe 7
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45 Minutes
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Online learning is entering a new era thanks to Web-based Real Time Communications. Learn how embedded communications can be leveraged for more affordable and interactive online learning experiences.

Extended Abstract

Online learning is entering a new era thanks to WebRTC. Industry innovators are bringing the human element back to online learning by embedding real time video, voice, messaging and screen sharing directly into online learning services.

This session will explore:

  • The basics of WebRTC
  • How WebRTC can increase accessibility and reach
  • How easily WebRTC can integrate into existing systems and workflows
  • Real-world implementations by industry leaders like Chegg, ProctorExam and Minerva University.

Learn how you can embed communications into the context of your service to offer a richer, more affordable, interactive and engaging experience to your students or educational professionals. 

Lead Presenter

Charley Robinson is a Solutions Architect at TokBox. Charley has worked on OpenTok since its inception and has pushed much of the development of WebRTC offerings, especially for mobile platforms.