Video Conferencing has become an integral part of educational delivery in the western world with almost 30,000 video conferencing systems in U.S. schools, service centres, district offices, and departments of education (www.mashable.com). In health science education, capacity issues have meant that students are now learning in more remote sites with reports of similar educational and acceptability levels to those in University hospital centres. Video Conferencing equipment is a key part of this approach to teaching. For over a decade, synchronous VC technology was used to convey didactic and interactive lectures to multiple sites with good results (Markova, 2002).
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