|Question:||What are the conferencing resources available on campus?|
Q - "I would like to set up a sort of 'chat room' in which my students can discuss what they have read with each other on their own time. I do not want it to be a set time but rather one student can make a statement or I can propose a topic for discussion, then they can log on, read what others have said and respond in English or the target language. Is this possible? How would I go about getting it set up if I should decide to do it?"There are many options, including:
A - Go to this page: http://www2.ncsu.edu/ncsu/cc/edu/talks/webconf.html
From time to time we as a department, or language sections, discuss items in our various meetings that cannot possibly be resolved and discussed in the time allotted. To help facilitate those discussions I have requested and have been granted a NetForum for the department. A NetForum is like an enhanced listserv, because it tracks everyone's input and responses so that we don't have to. One person creates a topic and then others add to the topic. Everyone's comments are maintained and are available for review. See the following link for additional information:
Each of you should be able to create topics and add to the discussion. The URL for our NetForum is:
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