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I’m always amazed at the technology advances that allow individuals the ability to work on a project and yet be separated by several hundred miles from each group member. In my Master’s program I am currently taking a Multimedia development class. This course seeks to educate one on the proper shots required for a Public Service Announcement. We also research various media tools and create our own Podcast.
This course allowed me to use Google+ Hangouts. Basically, each member needs to have a Google+ social network account. Group members can start a Google+ Hangout as long as one person is connected to all the other members via a “circle.” For a product that has not been deemed prime time, it sure does have the “cool” factor. In addition to needing to be connected via a circle, the end user needs to download the Google Talk plugin. Google makes this pretty painless by simply asking for a restart of the web browser. Once all your ducks in a row you can start collaborating, as seen here: