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Class Meeting, 2.4.4b

Here is the audio for today's class of 2.4.4b

Chat Log Below

13:50:02  matt montagne ->  hey everyone
13:50:53  Karen Dennis ->  Hi from Illinois!
13:54:16  Eurominuteman ->   hi peoples
13:54:32  Eurominuteman ->  yahoo what?
13:55:01  Eurominuteman ->  yahoo stream? where is that
13:55:08  JL ->  http://live.yahoo.com/webcastacademy
13:56:58  Eurominuteman ->  i got it
13:59:01  shoemap ->  Hi everyone!
13:59:43  paul mclean -> -EdTechTalk: You are using live.yahoo instead of ustream?
13:59:51  sonjag ->  Hi Pam... hi all...
14:00:01  derrallg ->  Hi Sonja
14:01:07  sonjag ->  What are we seeing on the right this week? Looks like someone's desktop... shows the WorldBridges chat and the # of viewers.
14:01:28  matt montagne ->  are we streaming yet?
14:01:30  sonjag ->  I don't remember seeing that before.
14:01:34  derrallg ->  yes Jeff is using Live Yahoo
14:01:37  derrallg ->  yes
14:02:23  matt montagne ->  ahh
14:02:34  matt montagne ->  I am now getting audio via yahoo tool
14:02:50  lorna ->  what is the link again pls
14:03:19  shoemap ->   http://live.yahoo.com/webcastacademy
14:03:32  paul mclean ->  hello
14:03:40  derrallg ->  hi Paul
14:04:02  matt montagne ->  audio is a little wonky
14:04:13  matt montagne ->  yahoo
14:04:26  sonjag ->  What features are you looking for in Moodle?
14:04:31  matt montagne ->  breaking in and out a bit...yurs is a little better Jeff
14:04:35  paul mclean ->  You have to lower the volume in one to make the other one not freak out
14:04:44  matt montagne ->  the person talking about moodle was breaking a bit
14:05:17  sonjag ->  I'm not hearing audio issues...
14:05:43  matt montagne ->  audio decent from Jeff and Derrall...
14:05:49  shoemap ->  Anyone want to talk about their interncast this week?
14:06:02  shoemap ->  We can add you to the SKype call
14:06:25  kolmstead ->  I haven't had any problems with the assignments in Moodle. I set it up by topic, add assignments and have students submit their work.
14:06:53  sonjag ->  The WA site seems to be using Drupal. Since you don't quiz, test or keep grades, doesn't seem like you really need Moodle. I'm asking because I manage a Moodle site now and would be willing to help but don't see a need with WA.
14:07:03  matt montagne ->  bad weather is good for sustaining participation!
14:07:16  lorna ->  cross platform broadcast - nicecast plus ustream what it the protocol
14:07:19  jo_mcleay ->  I am almost at that point Jeff
14:07:42  Eurominuteman ->  converge into second life
14:08:11  sonjag ->  Is there another chat going on? I don't see any chat from karen olmstead but you mention something that she said.
14:08:26  Eurominuteman ->  sloodle connects SL and moodle
14:09:07  mary ->  sloodle sounds useful
14:09:53  kolmstead ->  @sonyag - I'm in this chat
14:09:53  matt montagne ->  there is a volume slider right below video window
14:09:58  Eurominuteman ->  convergence is probably the core advantage point
14:10:11  mary ->  is ther supposed to be sound?
14:10:24  Eurominuteman ->  yes
14:10:39  paul mclean ->  I can hear you
14:10:52  mary ->  111
14:11:09  Eurominuteman ->  converge 3D, audio, video, desktop sharing
14:11:35  jo_mcleay ->  I just wanted to come in today to say that I can't stay
14:11:51  paul mclean ->  I just did that this week on a PC
14:11:51  jo_mcleay ->  I will listen to the audio later
14:11:55  matt montagne ->  lorna probably wants to know about academy ustream account access
14:12:00  shoemap ->  OK, Jo
14:12:05  JL ->  nice that you could stop by Jo - any issues, questions, concerns?
14:12:05  jo_mcleay ->  so I am saying bye
14:12:17  jo_mcleay ->  just that I feel behind Jeff
14:12:29  jo_mcleay ->  will try to catch up this week
14:12:40  jo_mcleay ->  ciao
14:14:19  shoemap ->  Who would like to join the Skype call?
14:14:36  mary ->  hi durff
14:14:43  derrallg ->  hi durff
14:14:52  paul mclean ->  I found the Ustream and live.yahoo were much end user friendlier then using a shoutcast.
14:14:55  Durff ->  hey look at that cool player!
14:15:02  Durff ->  hi all
14:15:21  matt montagne ->  the web based player makes it easier, but audio quality is wonky via ustream
14:15:28  matt montagne ->  I agree w/Derrall's take
14:15:39  Durff ->  why no team up
14:15:50  Durff ->  some do one and some do the other
14:15:52  matt montagne ->  there is no perfect way...
14:16:06  Durff ->  nothing is ever perfect
14:16:18  matt montagne ->  the chat tool isn't perfect either...
14:16:47  Durff ->  newbie's are over whelmed at first
14:16:49  matt montagne ->  but there aren't many community chats that are that great
14:16:54  Durff ->  so we explain
14:17:09  derrallg ->  yes the chat can be too confusing
14:17:12  Durff ->  glad she is picking on you matt
14:17:32  Durff ->  it takes a bit
14:17:33  matt montagne ->  lorna always picks on me!!!;)
14:17:38  Durff ->  :)
14:17:51  Durff ->  i'm probably next
14:18:10  paul mclean ->  You can make a shoutcast easier for anewbie by having them dowload vlc media player.  When they install it everything works without having to walk them through configuration issues.
14:18:48  matt montagne ->  I like that little Yahoo Live sound...it is like a shoosh!
14:19:20  Durff ->  shoosh - what a neat sound word
14:19:32  Eurominuteman ->  an example of convergence
14:19:48  Durff ->  the red button
14:19:51  mary ->  is it supposed to show a player in a player in a player ad infinitum (like liiking in a mirror in amorror etc.)?
14:19:58  Durff ->  yes
14:20:03  matt montagne ->  lorna-you should share your parents as partners experience...
14:20:07  Durff ->  someone having fun
14:20:29  Eurominuteman ->  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QcXEznPXj8k&feature=related
14:20:35  Durff ->  i have brought students in and they caught on
14:20:51  paul mclean ->  Us old people are always the problem
14:21:10  Durff ->  who are you calling old?
14:21:16  paul mclean ->  Me
14:21:21  paul mclean ->  Yes
14:21:21  Eurominuteman ->  Intro Video:  Classroom Of The Future
14:21:27  mary ->  now ther are 6 yahoo screens
14:21:28  matt montagne ->  we have audio from Yahoo Live
14:21:31  mary ->  but we have sound
14:21:59  Durff ->  yes
14:22:16  Eurominuteman ->  i am taking time for orientation since 2 courses
14:22:17  paul mclean ->  Yes is does appear to have a better picture
14:22:20  matt montagne ->  I don't think audio is as good as ustream
14:22:23  mary ->  why does the yahoo screen keep embedding itself in itself ever smaller images?
14:22:24  matt montagne ->  but who knows
14:22:46  paul mclean ->  Does it record like ustream?
14:22:51  mary ->  yes
14:23:14  mary ->  thanks
14:23:21  mary ->  yes good explanation
14:23:51  paul mclean ->  I could not find it either, which is why I have to use ustream, even though the video would make me want to use yahoo.
14:23:52  mary ->  what software are you using to capture your desktop?
14:24:24  matt montagne ->  what is a grad cast?  Will you elaborate?  I've read about it, but...
14:24:26  JL ->  http://webcammax.com/
14:24:31  paul mclean ->  webcammax
14:24:52  mary ->  webcammax is the software?
14:24:59  derrallg ->  yes
14:25:05  mary ->  thank you
14:25:09  derrallg ->  for mac you can use Camtwist
14:25:12  Durff ->  i graduate in 2017
14:25:22  JL ->  http://www.webcastacademy.net/node/1176
14:25:55  sheila ->  I'll be in Belize next week. Maria and I are going to try to connect while I'm down there. I'm hoping to find high speed and have some Belizean teachers there or NH teachers talking about their experiences. I'll let you all know if it's going to work.
14:26:10  derrallg ->  that sounds great Sheila
14:26:19  paul mclean ->  browser just crashed
14:26:19  mary ->  what can you say about moodle and secondlife
14:26:32  matt montagne ->  I'm jealous Sheila
14:26:33  mary ->  or have you already covered that
14:27:23  sonjag ->  I think the sloodle sounds very interesting! I just read about it... I will try to set it up on my test server!
14:27:28  lorna ->  could you please explain second life and what it does
14:27:52  Eurominuteman ->  have you converged into SL actually
14:27:53  mary ->  second life is a 3 d
14:28:02  paul mclean ->  Brave man
14:28:03  mary ->  virtual reality chat room
14:28:12  lorna ->  go for it
14:28:13  mary ->  you can hava an avatar
14:28:23  mary ->  and interact with others like in a video game
14:28:33  mary ->  it has places to go , classes to attend
14:28:34  jbennett ->  so JL is using webcammax to record this program?
14:28:37  Durff ->  a virtual world
14:28:55  lorna ->  I now I saw that ane it seemed a little silly - what am i missing
14:29:05  paul mclean ->  The only way I oculd stream second life was using two machines, and using the svideo out form one machine into webcammax on the streaming machine
14:29:24  matt montagne ->  that is really cool jeff
14:29:45  matt montagne ->  2nd like looks pretty decent thru the yahoo live
14:29:46  Eurominuteman ->  looks like broadband is a bottleneck
14:29:53  jbennett ->  so how is webcam max different or similiar to camtasia?
14:30:22  Durff ->  yes jeff audio starting downhill a bit....and back up
14:30:22  paul mclean ->  When I tried to stream second life form the same machine I was running second life on, it was too much of a drain, even on a duel core machine
14:30:34  matt montagne ->  Hey Jess M!
14:30:40  lorna ->  what do you use second life for - application for ??
14:31:00  jessmcculloch ->  good morning! well, afternoon. sorry I'm late.
14:31:04  Eurominuteman ->  3D training
14:31:05  Durff ->  virtual worlds have tons of usese
14:31:16  Durff ->  uses
14:31:22  mary ->  earlier today they would not let me log in to decond life...i heard that people use it to teach english
14:31:38  matt montagne ->  2nd life has been on my list of things to try, but just haven't got there yet.
14:31:39  mary ->  they offer classes in english conversation in second life
14:31:50  Durff ->  business meetings, college courses
14:31:52  Eurominuteman ->  check www.secondlifegrid.com
14:32:03  Durff ->  seminars, conferences,
14:32:09  jessmcculloch ->  i'd love to use second life more- haven't found the time though.
14:32:13  Durff ->  kids creating content
14:32:26  Durff ->  attending church
14:33:02  paul mclean ->  Virtual God? now there is a scary thought
14:33:26  lorna ->  then 2nd life is for edcuational purposes not broadcasting or do they go together some how?
14:33:35  mary ->  please could you repeat your sentence about camtasia..sound got cut off
14:33:59  Eurominuteman ->  @lorna http://docs.google.com/Doc?id=dg9xxrf5_591fj32vj2n
14:34:07  paul mclean ->  Second Life is back
14:38:08  mary ->  please say the name of the location again
14:38:41  lorna ->  ok help me out here - who is the intended audience
14:39:32  mary ->  please say the name of the location againsL nick...can you add me ?
14:39:49  lorna ->  can we see it?
14:39:58  mary ->  maryusa aeon is my nick
14:40:01  JL ->  Worldbridges Webcastatorium on Info Island
14:40:03  derrallg ->  http://slurl.com/secondlife/Info%20Island/95/222/36
14:40:04  mary ->  can you add me?
14:40:05  JL ->  I'm Meno Rich
14:40:09  Eurominuteman ->  @lorna http://secondlifegrid.net/how/education_and_training
14:40:28  mary ->  I am not inworld yet
14:40:30  Durff ->  no don't scare 'em
14:40:30  mary ->  let me log in
14:42:08  matt montagne ->  lost audio via yahoo??
14:42:18  Durff ->  no still there
14:42:33  matt montagne ->  hmm
14:43:22  lorna ->  @Jeff so if I was in second life ony right now I could hear you
14:43:33  mary ->  what do i type in to teleport?
14:43:48  mary ->  i just added you
14:44:00  mary ->  meno rich
14:44:09  lorna ->  that is cool
14:44:38  mary ->  please resend the requist
14:44:56  mary ->  I am very interested in second life
14:45:04  paul mclean ->  How about the Mets?
14:45:38  jbennett ->  How about the Tigers!
14:45:40  Eurominuteman ->  @mary check the links above
14:46:01  Durff ->  boys basketball team one game away from district's
14:46:11  paul mclean ->  Have you gone to the future Yankee Stadium in Seocnd Life?
14:46:19  Durff ->  awwwww!
14:46:25  mary ->  i want to go where you are
14:46:45  mary ->  please resend the invitation to teleport if possible
14:46:59  matt montagne ->  back in action
14:47:54  mary ->  I don`t see the invitation
14:48:04  jessmcculloch ->  I'm 'Mazarine Rhode' could someone teleport me please?
14:48:18  Eurominuteman ->  @mary http://docs.google.com/Doc?id=dg9xxrf5_591fj32vj2n
14:48:22  Karen Dennis ->  I'd like to spend time learning secondlife, but that'll have to wait until I get webcasting down a bit better!
14:48:37  shoemap ->  @Karen - good idea!
14:48:49  shoemap ->  It takes time to figure it out
14:48:49  Durff ->  i'm grading, not in SL either
14:48:59  mary ->  the invitation did not arrive?
14:49:11  mary ->  where would it be?
14:49:46  mary ->  do i have to click on anything fo rit to pop up?
14:49:56  mary ->  for it to pop up?
14:50:08  Karen Dennis ->  I can see where second life can really consume time...like once you get started, you are in it for a long time!
14:50:14  mary ->  teleporting now
14:50:24  mary ->  i am ther
14:50:26  mary ->  thank you
14:51:24  mary ->  how can I talk?
14:52:02  mary ->  no
14:52:25  lorna ->  so really you are being proactive and taking the classroom to a virtual world - or are we all just plain having FUN!
14:52:33  paul mclean ->  I hear an echo so one of the sounds is echo from secondlife itself
14:52:46  mary ->  i her you
14:52:52  mary ->  i crashed
14:53:09  Durff ->  hey!
14:53:16  Durff ->  hi mary in SL
14:53:22  mary ->  hi durf
14:53:34  Durff ->  group photo
14:54:50  mary ->  login is denied
14:55:10  Durff ->  give it a minute
14:55:23  mary ->  my first try at secon life, I was run over by a mean criver
14:55:26  mary ->  and killed
14:55:28  jessmcculloch ->  no, but i heard pam before
14:55:33  mary ->  this time was much better
14:55:36  mary ->  thanks so much
14:55:43  lorna ->  ty it was fun
14:55:44  matt montagne ->  have a good week everyone!
14:55:46  Durff ->  you were great
14:55:56  jessmcculloch ->  i don't have a talk button. where do i get it?
14:56:16  mary ->  this was fantastic
14:56:17  paul mclean ->  Where is everyone in secondlife.
14:56:20  mary ->  thaks so much
14:56:23  Durff ->  it's on the bottom right
14:56:30  paul mclean ->  I am near the glob and nobody else is there
14:56:48  Durff ->  send a message to one of them for a teleport
14:57:28  derrallg ->  message to who?
14:57:39  Durff ->  like you
14:57:52  paul mclean ->  Paulie Letov
14:58:16  Durff ->  glob?
14:58:31  derrallg ->  gloopy glob
14:58:44  Durff ->  alliteration
14:58:48  mary ->  i crashed again
14:58:53  Durff ->  i just like to cause trouble
14:59:00  mary ->  it is shutting dowm my whole system now
14:59:00  Durff ->  oh no!
14:59:10  Durff ->  time to restart
14:59:13  derrallg ->  come back Little Sheeba
14:59:22  Durff ->  hey!
14:59:29  paul mclean ->  I am Mr. Met
15:00:35  shoemap ->  Bye all
15:00:42  Durff ->  well i gotta go finish putting this worksheet online and then a nap - later SLers!
15:00:42  mary ->  bye
15:00:44  paul mclean ->  bye
15:00:44  derrallg ->  bye everyone
15:00:51  mary ->  it was great
15:00:53  Karen Dennis ->  Bye!
15:01:14  JL ->  bye all -thanks and have a great week
15:01:20  mary ->  you too
15:01:23  matt montagne ->  bye
15:01:25  mary ->  i liked it so much
15:01:27  Eurominuteman ->  cu'all



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