For a system that a teacher can use for one-to-many engagement with their students from their desktop, consider the following hardware setups as options for distance learning. The setup will typically consist of a fixed computer or laptop with webcam, integrated speakers and an external microphone. A headset may be used instead of speakers and microphone if desired. Additional devices may include USB document cameras or shared tablets for whiteboarding and document sharing. If computer-based sharing is important, a secondary monitor may be helpful to organize your content and share specific components.
- Headset Options:
- Mic & Speaker Option:
USB Document Camera
Physical documents or objects can be shared utilizing a secondary camera. Plug directly into your computer via USB and share the 2nd camera's view.
When sharing content, annotation tools can be very useful for whiteboarding or marking up content to elevate the learning experience