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outside the music classroom
- Allows the instructor to monitor all user activity from their own workstation.
- Removes distractions by limiting web, applications, print, and drives, and blank screens.
- Enhances communication by audio, chat, and broadcast features facilitate more interaction.
- Assist students to control student machines, co-browse, share teacher and student monitors.
- Assesses students’ progress by using Easy voung and testing features help gauge students understanding.
- Simplified administration enables dynamic class list importing and ability to send/receive files and assignments.
- Information tech console helps to easily support and manage computer labs remotely.
- The software works on; PCs, Macs, Linux, Thin Clients, iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch (Faronics, 2015).
- Possible over-use of teacher screen sharing;
- Privacy - students may feel vulnerable with the tutor always peering at their work or sharing it with the whole class.
- Tutors resisting new technologies and just prefer to use traditional aids like PowerPoint and handouts.
- Ability to train tutors to use new digital learning technologies could be an issue for some.
- Possible hacking into the system and students work.
- Co-sharing too much or coping work by other class members.
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