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Getting Started in Live Classroom
Getting Started in Live Classroom
Getting Started in Live Classroom
Getting Started in Live Classroom
Getting Started in Live Classroom
Getting Started in Live Classroom
Getting Started in Live Classroom
Getting Started in Live Classroom
Getting Started in Live Classroom
Getting Started in Live Classroom
Getting Started in Live Classroom
Getting Started in Live Classroom
Getting Started in Live Classroom
Getting Started in Live Classroom
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Getting Started in Live Classroom

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    • 1. Getting Started with Wimba’s Live Classroom <ul><ul><li>Just a few things for facilitators to know… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitators: Emily Renoe &amp; Andre Malan, CTLT </li></ul></ul>
    • 2. Agenda <ul><li>Brief introduction to Wimba Classroom collaboration tool </li></ul><ul><li>Tips for Success </li></ul><ul><li>Why use Live Classroom? </li></ul><ul><li>Uses for Live Classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Handson – uploading content </li></ul>
    • 3. What is Live Classroom? <ul><li>Wimba Live Classroom is virtual classroom software that combines state-of-the-art interactive technologies such as voice, application sharing, polling and whiteboarding. It enables facilitators to add greater interaction to their online delivery and to foster better communication with participants. </li></ul><ul><li>Organizations can also use it for online meetings, briefing sessions, presentations, interviewing potential employees, conference sessions and professional development events. </li></ul>
    • 4. Live Classroom Interface From Wimba Classroom: Webhelp Presenter Guide Content Frame Presenter’s Console Text Chat Frame Participant Frame Branding Frame Audio and Links
    • 5. Tip #1: Preparation <ul><ul><li>Run the setup wizard which will ensure your computer is set to run Wimba by checking for: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pop-up blockers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Supported browsers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Correct java version </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technical Support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>866-350-4978 (Canada/USA) </li></ul></ul></ul>
    • 6. Tip #2: Equipment <ul><ul><li>For best experience: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>use a headset with a microphone. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>use a network or cable connection if possible. </li></ul></ul>
    • 7. Tip #3: Communicate <ul><li>Before the session: </li></ul><ul><li>Using LC inside WebCT Vista: let them know where to find the LC in your vista course </li></ul><ul><li>Using LC outside WebCT Vista: Send an email with login instructions and classroom url </li></ul><ul><li>Remind participants to run the wizard at least an hour before session start. </li></ul>1
    • 8. Tip #4: Sound Check <ul><li>If yes, please select the button </li></ul><ul><li>If no, please select the button for assistance </li></ul>1
    • 9. Tip #5: Manage Interactions <ul><li>Individually: yes/no, hand raise, emoticons </li></ul><ul><li>Globally: Use Actions to clear yes/no, hand raise, emoticons. </li></ul>1
    • 10. Tip #5: Manage Interactions <ul><li>Individually: yes/no, hand raise, emoticons </li></ul><ul><li>Globally: Use Actions to clear yes/no, hand raise, emoticons. </li></ul>1 Tip #5 cont’d…
    • 11. Tip #5: Manage Interactions <ul><li>During the session: </li></ul><ul><li>Welcome participants using voice or video </li></ul><ul><li>Use the Lock Talk feature for easier communication. </li></ul><ul><li>Establish some basic ground rules (how to ask questions, etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Keep it simple </li></ul>1 Tip #5 cont’d…
    • 12. Delivering content <ul><li>The presenter’s console: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web – show a web page on the fly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>eBoard whiteboard app that lets you draw, type text, import slides or graphics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share – share your computer screen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Import PPT content on the fly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Archive your session </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Breakout Rooms – divide a large class for collaborative activity </li></ul></ul>1
    • 13. Why Use Live Classroom? <ul><li>Integration with WebCT Vista </li></ul><ul><li>Screen sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Access anytime/anywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Instructor control of settings </li></ul><ul><li>Breakout rooms for private discussions </li></ul><ul><li>Archived audio can be exported as .mp3 and distributed as podcast for mobile access </li></ul>1
    • 14. Uses for Live Classroom? <ul><li>Answer student questions </li></ul><ul><li>Polling or surveys </li></ul><ul><li>Online lecture/presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Online office hours </li></ul><ul><li>Interviews </li></ul><ul><li>Guest presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Group collaborration </li></ul><ul><li>Other ideas? </li></ul>1
    • 15. Hot Tip: Do a dry run through <ul><ul><li>Practice with colleagues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Before you start using Live Classroom, familiarize yourself with all Wimba features. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be prepared to be confused at first – there’s A LOT to manage! </li></ul></ul>Resource: Webhelp from Wilma: http://webhelp.wimba.com/WC/v5_2/Presenter_Guide/
    • 16. Handson <ul><li>Exit Live Classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Login to Emily – Live Classroom vista section </li></ul>

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