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Jitsi Reloaded: Lernen auf Distanz mit eigener Serverstruktur - Ein Erfahrungsbericht

Title in English Jitsi Reloaded: Remote Learning with a Dedicated Server Infrastructure - An Experiential Report


Year of publication 2021
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source DaF-Szene Korea - Testen und Bewerten
Keywords Jitsi Meet, e-Learning, Online Teaching, Data Protection, DSGVO, GDPR, Data Protection Concepts
Description Since the beginning of the pandemic in 2020, an increasing number of educational offerings have been provided worldwide through MS Teams, Google Hangouts, and Zoom. While initially, many teachers were concerned about the transferability of didactic concepts, after more than 1.5 years, criticism of the data protection compliance of numerous video conferencing system providers has accumulated. On the other hand, a proprietary server infrastructure based on the open-source program Jitsi Meet can be operated in compliance with data protection regulations. In this article, Konstantin Kountouroyanis shares his experiences and provides tips on what to consider when setting up your own Jitsi server.

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