Host Your Own
Virtual Lightning Talks
Using Google Hangout
Peter Murray – Twitter: @DataG
This work is licensed under a Cr...
Outline
• Preparation
• Showtime!
• Follow-up
Roles: Host, Presenters, Viewers
Preparation
• Host must have a “Verified” YouTube
account:
https://www.youtube.com/verify
• Host and Presenters must insta...
Preparation Tips
• Make the hangout event start-time earlier
than the actual event start
• Read the “Hangouts-on-Air” docu...
Showtime!
Showtime! Tips
• Use a “Beep Track” to warn Presenters of
time left
• “Ready, Set, Go” tones at the start draw
focus to Ho...
Follow-Up
More Links
• Code4Lib Virtual Lightning Talks
http://wiki.code4lib.org/index.php/Virtual_Lightning_Talks
• My Notes on Hos...
Advancing Knowledge
Host Your Own Virtual Lightning Talks Using Google Hangout
Host Your Own Virtual Lightning Talks Using Google Hangout
Host Your Own Virtual Lightning Talks Using Google Hangout
Host Your Own Virtual Lightning Talks Using Google Hangout
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Host Your Own Virtual Lightning Talks Using Google Hangout

  1. 1. Host Your Own Virtual Lightning Talks Using Google Hangout Peter Murray – Twitter: @DataG This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/us/ or send a letter to Creative Commons, 543 Howard Street, 5th Floor, San Francisco, California, 94105, USA. Other rights are available; please contact the author for more information.
  2. 2. Outline • Preparation • Showtime! • Follow-up Roles: Host, Presenters, Viewers
  3. 3. Preparation • Host must have a “Verified” YouTube account: https://www.youtube.com/verify • Host and Presenters must install the Hangouts plugin: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/hangoutplugin/
  4. 4. Preparation Tips • Make the hangout event start-time earlier than the actual event start • Read the “Hangouts-on-Air” documentation: https://support.google.com/plus/answer/2553119
  5. 5. Showtime!
  6. 6. Showtime! Tips • Use a “Beep Track” to warn Presenters of time left • “Ready, Set, Go” tones at the start draw focus to Host video feed with title slide • Presenters share their entire screen or just a window https://support.google.com/plus/answer/1660627 • Use the “Cameraman App” function to hide and mute other presenters: https://support.google.com/plus/answer/2660854
  7. 7. Follow-Up
  8. 8. More Links • Code4Lib Virtual Lightning Talks http://wiki.code4lib.org/index.php/Virtual_Lightning_Talks • My Notes on Hosting C4L Lightning Talks http://dltj.org/article/c4l-virtual-lightning-talk-notes/ • Other’s Wisdom https://plus.google.com/u/0/%2BFraserCain/posts/PaeeynDx34L https://code.google.com/p/course-builder/wiki/OnlineOfficeHours • Presentation Slides http://dltj.org/
  9. 9. Advancing Knowledge

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