Global Collaborations

SIG Media and Technology provides opportunities for world-wide collaborations.

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This is a screen capture of the web conference between Dr. Ladores (USA) and Dr. Skutalina (Latvia) on Blackboard Collaborate, April 30, 2014.

Webinar on Technology Tools for Blended Learning, 2014

Dr. Minnie Ladores, WCCI SIG-MT Co-Chair, gave a webinar on Technology Tools for Blended Learning at Transportation and Telecommunications Institute in Latvia, through the invitation of Dr. Yulia Stukalina. Dr. Stukalina is an Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Linguistics. Dr. Ladores is an Associate Professor and Educational Technology Coordinator at Frostburg State University in Maryland, USA. The web conference was held on April 30, 2014 at 4:00 pm Latvia Time (9:00 am EST) through Blackboard Collaborate. It was attended by the Dean and twenty faculty members of the Transportation and Telecommunications Institute.

The slideshare presentation below contains information shared during this conference. Read more about it on Dr. Yulia Stukalina's page on Project TSI.


Classroom Visit between Latvia and US, 2009

On March 27, 2009 10 am Eastern Standard Time, 4:00 pm Latvia time, Dr. Minnie Ladores visited Dr. Yulia Stukalina's class in Latvia online through GoToMeeting and Skype. Yulia invited Minnie to speak about current digital tools being used for collaboration. Everything went well with the technology needed for this meeting, and both sides were able to see and hear each other.

The photo above shows a screen shot of the meeting as it was going on in Minnie's side (US).