Approaches to Using Webcams
Webcams, accessed through the internet, allow us to see distant places in real time. They are an intriguing technology, engaging our senses of space and time. Many young people have favourite places, which can be visited on the web, in the moment. There is much geographical potential from this ICT, and three schools set out in 2006-7 to investigate webcam uses and their impact on learners.
Thank you to Dan Raven-Ellison, Hugh Mothersole and Tony Cassidy for their creative and innovative work in the classroom. Thanks also to funders BECTA and partners CIMEX for their input to the creative planning meeting.
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