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whiteboard

noun A glossy white surface on which one uses non-permanent markers to share ideas in meetings, classrooms and work environments. The term has been extended to mean any interactive collaboration, including the use of a virtual whiteboard by multiple participants in various parts of the world during videoconferencing.

verb To share ideas and interact with others, as if a whiteboard were being used, to list participants’ ideas and to facilitate dialogue, as in “Let’s whiteboard this proposal.”
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Using ClassLive Pro, GCOC instructors deliver interactive, real-time classes that include shared whiteboards, text messaging, and record/playback capabilities, including advanced voice over the Internet, and application sharing, participate in breakout rooms, video.
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offers two-way audio, application sharing, private messaging as well as "breakout rooms," and record/playback capabilities.
"If, say, instant messaging is the initial thread of a real-time collaboration session then the users need the ability to progress from an IM session to full multi-party audio conferencing, with comprehensive document or application sharing - perhaps even video in future cases," he says Harris-Jones.
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