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  1. Michael Hotrum Michael Hotrum
    December 12, 2005    

    Kudos to you Terry. A great attempt at “socializing” over the internet.
    Last night my 11 year old daughter installed her Google talk, with visual, and she is now holding conference calls with three of her friends in Toronto ( we live in Edmonton at present). They were discussing Christmas yesterday and what each would like to receive at xmas – textual and verbal conversation were going on as well as the visual antics.

  2. Donna Cameron Donna Cameron
    December 12, 2005    

    Great virtual Christmas party idea – sounds like more fun than some of the live ones I’ve experienced! I love having end of course parties when I am teaching but never thought I could still have one in a virtual environment. How did the students like it?

    Back to “work”…

  3. December 21, 2005    

    ‘Twas a great virtual party, Terry. I was recalling it to a friend who told me about Elfster, “your online Secret Santa.” It does one better on the traditional Secret Santa exchange by letting you find out your person’s gift preferences while keeping your anonymity (i.e., no more scented candles!). Perhaps another example of how face-to-face can benefit from a little virtual?

  4. L Begley L Begley
    January 6, 2006    

    I enjoyed reading about the Christmas Party and the possibilities that are available with synchronous tools.It is something that will sustain the learning through Community Building.
    Seasons Greetings.

  5. January 28, 2006    

    Terry, I’m from ClickCaster and I’m curious what this means:

    I did a trial run on http://clickcaster.com/ It was VERY grim (no bass)

    Was this a problem with the clickcaster software or the music itself?

    Thanks for any help you can give us in making things better.


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