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Learning Globally Using Collaborative Technology

November 2, 2007 - 2 Comments

Post by Michael Caton, Collaboration Evangelist, WebExPhil Leigh of Inside Digital Media has an interesting podcast with Dr. John Stuppy president of TutorVista, a one-on-one virtual tutoring service. TutorVista turns the tutoring model on its ear, most students will subscribe for $100 per month and have unlimited access to tutors to help them with a range of subjects. These students would largely be either high school or college students looking for help in a given subject or subjects. TutorVista tutors are full-time employees that are globally dispersed, have advanced degrees and use a virtual whiteboard application (it’s WebEx) and VoIP to interact one-on-one with students. TutorVista has an advantage over traditional tutoring companies in that the company doesn’t have to be concerned about scaling physical infrastructure, i.e. classrooms, with demand. Read more.

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  1. did you also review other tutoring providers like,, etc. ??

  2. Hi Guys, Good job on this collaborative blogging and blogs on the Cisco site. This blog is about collaboration advice, not just a commercial for products right. I mean, If it was I would say we provide the best blogging platform and community blogs, which are a great way to promote your business? Check us out @ Business and Community blogging. But than again, this is more about the power of blogs and collaboration. Has anyone really looked at the best community blogs, not just one blog tool with multiple people as editors?"