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OLC Brown Bag Information Session: Shindig
Start Date: 11/29/2017Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Date: 11/29/2017End Time: 1:00 PM

Event Description
Shindig, a turnkey solution for online video chat classrooms and meeting spaces, is hosting a Lunch & Learn on 11/29 at noon. This unique technology offers the dynamics of in-person classes at internet scale. The platform enables both robust teacher to student interactivity optimal for instruction, and the free form student to student interactivity requisite for student body formation, cohesion and retention. 
 
Shindig recently received recognition as a 2017 Cool Vender in Social Software and Collaboration from prestigious technology review consultancy Gartner Group. EmergingEdTech.com recently called Shindig, "A Pioneering Technology for the School of Tomorrow." With Shindig, instructors can address an online audience of up to 1,000. They can share the stage to take questions, or sidebar privately with a student. Similarly, students can themselves privately discuss, share, debate or confer in private self-initiated video chats. Shindig's early adopters include prominent organizations and individuals, ranging from Yale University, Cornell University, Georgetown University, Arizona State University, EdSurge, TED, CNN, The Economist, Forbes, General Assembly to Bill Gates, Sheryl Sandberg and Jim Cramer and now Drexel University!
 
Shindig is ideal for: online classes, guest speaker sessions, virtual office hours, review sessions, student debates, collaborative exercise and much more.
 
Shindig is now available to our faculty and will be on campus for a product demonstration, open Q&A and info session, as well as a tasty lunch and refreshments. 
Contact Information:
Name: Chris Downes
Email: christopher@shindigevents.com
Location:
Korman Center 111
Audience:
  • Everyone
  • Special Features:
  • Free Food

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