The combination of STAGEnet and videoconferencing technology allows North Dakota schools to share courses and participate in national and worldwide educational opportunities. This page contains information about getting started with videoconferencing.
A good primer is available on the Videoconferencing in North Dakota page.
K-12 Distance Education Guides
These are some resource guides to help you become familiar with videoconferencing technology as well as the process of getting setup and connected to STAGEnet.
- Site Roles and Responsibilities
- Distance Learning Using Videoconferencing - Checklist for Getting Started (PDF)
- Videoconference Resource Guide for North Dakota K-12 Schools (PDF)
- Information Technology Department H323 Certification Checklist (PDF)
There are several policies in place, one to ensure compliance with the Child Internet Protection Act and the other to aid in the process of adding K-12 sites to higher education courses.
Videoconferencing Information From IVN
The North Dakota Interactive Video Network has many resources available to help you make the best use of your school's videoconferencing technology:
- About Videoconferencing (IVN Website)
- Videoconferencing FAQs (IVN Website)
- Videoconferencing Glossary (IVN Website)
- Testing Procedures for Non-STAGEnet sites (IVN Website)
Equipment and Room Specifications
A well designed videoconferencing classroom can make a dramatic difference in the education experience. IVN has several resources available to help you create the best learning environment for your distance education classes:
- Approved Videoconferencing Equipment (IVN Website)
- Videoconferencing Planning Information (IVN Website)
- Videoconferencing Room Configuration Guide (PDF)
Last updated on August 6, 2008