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audioconferencing

An audio communications session among three or more people who are geographically dispersed. It is provided by a conference function in a PBX or multiline telephone or by the telephone companies. See voice chat, videoconferencing and data conferencing.
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What it includes: A system can have voicemail, videoconferencing, emergency notification services, and audioconferencing.
In comparing the various media -- including videoconferencing, audioconferencing, computer-based materials, television, and print-based materials supplemented by videotape and/or audiotape -- the study concluded that the most frequently used media was print-based materials supplemented by videotape and/or audiotape.
Either through audioconferencing, videoconferencing, or Web-site connecting, DL allows training efforts to reach a geographically diverse and highly mobile workforce (Garger).
A new survey commissioned by the audioconferencing systems provider MultiLink has revealed that 49% of business telecomms providers in the UK and Germany offer audioconferencing services while a further 20% are planning to do so.
Distance education technologies are discussed in the second section, including "low tech" systems (correspondence, audioconferencing) and "high tech" systems (broadcast television, compressed video, online instruction).
For businesses spending from $25 to $1,000 per month for their telecommunications needs, Q.Biz provides a single monthly bill for inbound, outbound, domestic, calling card and international switched calls as well as audioconferencing and broadcast-fax services.
Another option for two-way communication is audioconferencing. If two-way communication is not feasible, then perhaps some type of one-way verbal communication media such as audio or videotapes would still provide the students benefits over providing only a written syllabus.
They may be real-time activities - like video teleconferencing or audioconferencing - where people are in different places but participate at the same time; or, as with the PBS program, they may enable participants to join in from different places at different times.
* Electronic channels: including FAX, audioconferencing, and telecommunications systems such as NETSS (the National Electronic Telecommunications Surveillance System)
In less ambitious ways, tele-education projects that use only telephone, audioconferencing, facsimile, database sharing, and slowscan videoconferencing can accomplish much, as has been shown by the University of the South Pacific and the University of the West Indies.