Elluminate Live!
    Workshop
Agenda

 • Introductions

 • Overview of Elluminate Live!

 • Question Period
Introductions
Objectives

 • To assist the Institute of Teaching and
   Learning in their use of Elluminate Live!
    – Using the featur...
Discussion Areas
 • Q&A on the features and controls in the virtual classroom
   from both a participant and moderator pra...
Overview of
Elluminate Live!
The Moderator Interface
The Interface
Elluminate Live! has four main areas:
• Participant Info Window
• Direct Messaging Window
• Audio Window
• W...
Classroom Management
 • Connection Speed
 • Attendee List
 • Privileges
    – Granting individually or
      simultaneousl...
Classroom Management

 • Stepped Away
 • Management Tools
   – Remove participants
   – Give and take moderator
     privi...
Audio Window

 • Optimal Microphone Setting




 • Audio Set Up Utility
 • Adjusting Participant’s Volume
 • Audio Status ...
Hot Keys
 • Defaults
    – To press/release the TALK button: Ctrl+F2
    – To take back control of an application: Ctrl+Sp...
Live Video
 • Enable Video
 • Show / Hide Video Window
 • Preview / Transmit
    – Image Quality Selections
    – Video Pr...
Polling
  • Types
     – Tools  Polling
  • Show / Hide responses
  • Show statistics
  • Clear responses
Geography Quiz: Question 1

 Which country is highlighted?
                                 A. France

                   ...
Direct Messaging Window

  • Send messages to:
     – All participants
     – One participant
     – A selected group of p...
Whiteboard Tools
 • Tools




 • Tool Settings
    – Colour Palette, Line Thickness

 • Deleting Objects
Whiteboard Objects
• Selecting Objects
   – All objects on the whiteboard are dynamic
   – Resize and reposition
   – Copy...
Object Explorer

 • Perform operations
   on single and
   multiple objects

 • Correspond objects
   on the whiteboard to...
Images

• Load Image Tool
  – Image File Selection
     • Load Pre-existing Images

  – Clip Art
Screen Capture (App Snap)™

 • Load Image Tool
   – Obtain a static image of your entire desktop or a
     selected area
Customizing Clip Art

 • Create your own Clip
   Art collections
    – Loaded on each time
      you join
    – Share coll...
Whiteboard Content

• Load button
  – Load Whiteboard,
    PowerPoint, StarOffice,
    OpenOffice presentations
    and im...
PowerPoint Converter and
Presentation Wizard for
Elluminate Live!
 • Allows you to create high resolution, larger size
   ...
Loading Whiteboard Content

 • Whiteboard Status Indicators

 • Protect Whiteboard Content
      • Prevent attendees from
...
Navigating
 • Methods
    – Forward and backward arrows
    – Whiteboard Screen drop-down menu
Whiteboard Permissions
 • Follow Moderator
    – Keeps participants locked on your current screen
    – Notification

 • R...
Creating Whiteboard Screens

• Screens
   – Insert, replace, as sub-topics
   – Create using      or the File menu


• Scr...
Editing Whiteboard Screens

• Cut / Copy / Paste / Delete
• Screen size

• Screen name
Private Whiteboard Screens

• Private Work Area
   – Visible only to the user
   – Access it at any time
   – Participants...
Saving & Printing Screens

  • Save Screens
    – As a Whiteboard File
    – As a PDF File
    – Individually as Image Fil...
Whiteboard Screen Explorer

• Screen Explorer
  – Perform operations on
    single and multiple screens
    simultaneously...
Recording a Session
 • Begin Recording
    – Easy access controls
    – Tools  Recorder  Record

 • Indicator

 • Erase ...
Application Sharing

 • Great for product training and collaborating on
   documents

 • Share presentations, applications...
Application Sharing – Hosting
• To begin sharing
   – Open the application(s) you wish
     to share
   – Click    to sele...
Application Sharing - Settings

 • Application Sharing Indicator
   Lights
    – View which users have not
      received ...
Application Sharing - Settings

 • Scale to Fit
    – Scales content down to fit the Application Sharing
      window
    ...
Remote Desktop Share
 • Request control of another users
   desktop
Breakout Rooms

 • Create small group activities
    – Collaborate on questions, scenarios, …
 • Unlimited number of rooms...
Breakout Rooms
 • On-the-fly
    – Automatically open
      and close room


 • Formal
    – Create rooms and pre-
      l...
Managing Breakout Rooms

  • Participants
     – Hand Raising
     – Private Messages
     – Activity Indicators
  • Conte...
Breakout Rooms

 • Assign a “room leader”

 • Give clear direction before placing participants into
   breakout rooms
    ...
Breakout Rooms

 • Create a breakout room summary sheet that will
   help you track the participants and content in each
 ...
Multimedia
• Library
• Load files and initiate playback
   – Mpeg, QuickTime, Flash
   – Participants will need the necess...
Web Tour / Push
 • Launch
   – Embedded window IE or
     Safari
      • Synchronized by the
        moderator
      • Par...
Quiz Manager
 • Interactive quiz tool
 • Consists of multiple choice and short answer
   questions
 • Quizzes can be creat...
Quiz Manager

 • Enable the Quiz Manager


 • Library Tab
   – Create, Load, Administer
Creating Quizzes

 • Design Tab
    – Multiple-choice
    – Short-answer questions
Administering Quizzes

 • Quiz Tab
   – Time limit
   – Stop quiz
   – Publish results
Synchronous Teaching Methodology
              and
         Best Practices
Advantages to Synchronous Sessions

 •   Immediate feedback
 •   Familiarity with the classroom model
 •   Reduces the fee...
Applications
 •   Instructor led tutoring
 •   Asynchronous Content Development
 •   Peer based tutoring
 •   Collaboratio...
Best Practices

 • Provide technical support to your participants
    – Orientation Session
       • Online
       • Live
...
Best Practices

 • Session Structure
   – Set Ground Rules
      • Establish clear norms for participation
      • Session...
Best Practices

 • Include variety in your presentation
   – Change activities frequently
      • Hold a participant’s int...
Best Practices

   • Creating Visuals
      – Key Points
         • Be legible
         • Be interpreted easily
         •...
Introductions
  1.        2.    3.    4.




  5.        6.    7.    8.




  9.        10.   11.   12.
What is your favorite vacation
spot?
Word Find

Find each of the
following words.

DELICATE
GALE
RESTRICT
DETERIORATE
JUBILEE
DECLINE
TRANSFORM
METHODICAL
LIBE...
Pre – Session
 • Practice before leading your first session

 • Become familiar with the session content

 • Find comforta...
Pre – Session
 • Open web pages, applications needed for
   application sharing and screen captures

 • Create breakout ro...
In – Session
 • Ask questions and provide opportunity for
   interaction

 • Animate your delivery

 • Smile…your particip...
In – Session

 • Encourage participants to respond and to raise
   their hand when they have a question or
   comment

 • ...
Documentation/Training

 • User Guides and Recorded Training Sessions are
   available at
   – http://www.elluminate.com/s...
The Elluminati

 • Goal
   – To provide a forum in which Elluminate’s customers
     can meet to share ideas, applications...
The Elluminati

 • Elluminate User Group
    – Monthly live sessions
       • Register at
         http://www.elluminate.c...
Higher Education Customers
and Case Studies
Sampling of Higher Ed Customers
Case Study Summaries by Use Category
  •   Medical                       •   MBA Programs
       – Ohio State University  ...
Case Study Summaries by Use Category
 •   LMS Integration                  •   Professional Development
      – Baylor Uni...
Case Study Summaries by Use Category
  •   Blended Onsite/Online Events      •   Virtual Office Hours/Tutoring
       – Ba...
Case Study Summaries by Use Category

  •   Staff/Administrative
      Meeting/Collaboration
       – Chicago State Univer...
Global Learning and Collaboration
Archnet

•   Challenge
     – Connect global online community of professionals
     – Im...
Deliver Real-time, Web-based Education
Babson College
•   Challenge
     – Simulate face-to-face experience of traditional...
Deliver Flexible, Affordable Synchronous Solution
       Baylor University
•   Challenge
     – Add live interaction to on...
Facilitate Interactive Online Teaching, Research
BCcampus
•   Challenge
     – Add synchronous content to online communiti...
Deliver Live Interaction to Distance Education
California State University Northridge
•   Challenge
     – Add synchronous...
Deliver Synchronous Content to Distance Education
Chicago State University
•   Challenge
     – Add synchronous content to...
Online Seminar with Multimedia Collaboration
Cognitive Science Society
•   Challenge
     – Ability to bring in users from...
Add Dynamic Interaction to Distance Education
        Deakin University, Australia
•   Challenge
     – Add live interacti...
Deliver Dynamic Interaction for Courses and Meetings
Georgia State University
•   Challenge
     – Add synchronous deliver...
Reduce Costs, Reach More Students
Iowa Central Community College
•   Challenge
     – Explore ways to make fiber optic sys...
Webinars, Collaboration, and Online Communities
LearningTimes
•   Challenge
     – Find best solution for synchronous eLea...
Add Live Interaction for Students Worldwide
Mount Saint Vincent University
•   Challenge
     – Expand distance education ...
Add Dynamic Interaction for Online Events
New York Institute of Technology/NY State Teacher Centers
•   Challenge
     – T...
Empower Live, Online Teaching and Learning
Northern Arizona University
•   Challenge
     – Facilitate human interaction f...
Enhance Distance Learning Program
    Nova Scotia Community College
•    Challenge
      – Add live component to over 275 ...
Deliver Dynamic Interaction and Collaboration
    Ohio State University College of Pharmacy
•    Challenge
      – Provide...
Enhance Distance Learning Program
    Penn State University Online MBA Program
•    Challenge
      – Support the universi...
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
•   Challenge
     – Add synchronous content, interactivity to existing video
        con...
Host Webinars and Blended Events
    Sloan Consortium

•   Challenge
     – Add easy to use synchronous interaction for 70...
Deliver Dynamic Interaction Internationally
Tennessee Tech University

•   Challenge
     – Enable students to present onl...
Deliver Interactivity to Remote Students
University of Calgary Medical Center
•   Challenge
     – Several dedicated rooms...
Expand Course Delivery, Reduce Costs
University of Hawaii Manoa College of Education
•   Challenge
     – Address statewid...
Professional Development and Collaboration
      University of Iowa
•   Challenge
     – Augment classroom learning
     –...
Deliver Synchronous Content
University of Kansas Medical Center
•   Challenge
     – Replace WebEx, eliminating need for s...
Blended Events/International Collaboration
    Univ. of Pittsburgh Center for Injury Research & Control

•    Challenge
  ...
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Elluminate Moderator Training

  1. 1. Elluminate Live! Workshop
  2. 2. Agenda • Introductions • Overview of Elluminate Live! • Question Period
  3. 3. Introductions
  4. 4. Objectives • To assist the Institute of Teaching and Learning in their use of Elluminate Live! – Using the features – Creating content – Building a sense of community
  5. 5. Discussion Areas • Q&A on the features and controls in the virtual classroom from both a participant and moderator practice • Tips on how to optimize the use of these features when delivering a Elluminate Live! session. • Information and ideas on how to create rich engaging content for the virtual classroom • Information on how to create an effective learning environment and reviews synchronous teaching methodology • Best practices for pre-, in- and post-session set up • A review of the applications of Elluminate Live! • Tips on how to structure/manage an Elluminate Live! session. • Maximizing the use of the Elluminate community • Challenges/Best Practices
  6. 6. Overview of Elluminate Live!
  7. 7. The Moderator Interface
  8. 8. The Interface Elluminate Live! has four main areas: • Participant Info Window • Direct Messaging Window • Audio Window • Whiteboard Window Window Layouts:
  9. 9. Classroom Management • Connection Speed • Attendee List • Privileges – Granting individually or simultaneously • Hand Raising – Notifications – Sequencing – Lowering • Emoticons • Activity Indicators
  10. 10. Classroom Management • Stepped Away • Management Tools – Remove participants – Give and take moderator privileges • Multiple Moderators – Lock a Room
  11. 11. Audio Window • Optimal Microphone Setting • Audio Set Up Utility • Adjusting Participant’s Volume • Audio Status Indicators • Regaining Control of the Microphone • Hot key: Ctrl+F2
  12. 12. Hot Keys • Defaults – To press/release the TALK button: Ctrl+F2 – To take back control of an application: Ctrl+Space • Re-Configure – Tools  Hot Key Configuration
  13. 13. Live Video • Enable Video • Show / Hide Video Window • Preview / Transmit – Image Quality Selections – Video Privilege – Video Status Indicators
  14. 14. Polling • Types – Tools  Polling • Show / Hide responses • Show statistics • Clear responses
  15. 15. Geography Quiz: Question 1 Which country is highlighted? A. France B. Spain C. Italy D. Germany
  16. 16. Direct Messaging Window • Send messages to: – All participants – One participant – A selected group of participants • Public and Private Messages – Color coded (Black, Blue, Red) • Insert Date / Time Stamps • Direct Messaging Filter – New Message Notification • Save Direct Messages
  17. 17. Whiteboard Tools • Tools • Tool Settings – Colour Palette, Line Thickness • Deleting Objects
  18. 18. Whiteboard Objects • Selecting Objects – All objects on the whiteboard are dynamic – Resize and reposition – Copy / Cut / Paste / Delete – Group / Ungroup – Background / Foreground – Move to Front / Back – Align / Distribute – Edit Text
  19. 19. Object Explorer • Perform operations on single and multiple objects • Correspond objects on the whiteboard to participants
  20. 20. Images • Load Image Tool – Image File Selection • Load Pre-existing Images – Clip Art
  21. 21. Screen Capture (App Snap)™ • Load Image Tool – Obtain a static image of your entire desktop or a selected area
  22. 22. Customizing Clip Art • Create your own Clip Art collections – Loaded on each time you join – Share collections with other users
  23. 23. Whiteboard Content • Load button – Load Whiteboard, PowerPoint, StarOffice, OpenOffice presentations and image files
  24. 24. PowerPoint Converter and Presentation Wizard for Elluminate Live! • Allows you to create high resolution, larger size whiteboard presentations • Converts PowerPoint presentations, OpenOffice, StarOffice and PDF files to whiteboard files • http://www.elluminate.com/ support/
  25. 25. Loading Whiteboard Content • Whiteboard Status Indicators • Protect Whiteboard Content • Prevent attendees from saving and printing the whiteboard screens • Scalable Whiteboard Area • Maximize your view of the whiteboard
  26. 26. Navigating • Methods – Forward and backward arrows – Whiteboard Screen drop-down menu
  27. 27. Whiteboard Permissions • Follow Moderator – Keeps participants locked on your current screen – Notification • Roam – Allows you to move through screens without affecting others
  28. 28. Creating Whiteboard Screens • Screens – Insert, replace, as sub-topics – Create using or the File menu • Screen Groups – Separate whiteboard content
  29. 29. Editing Whiteboard Screens • Cut / Copy / Paste / Delete • Screen size • Screen name
  30. 30. Private Whiteboard Screens • Private Work Area – Visible only to the user – Access it at any time – Participants can only access when Follow Moderator is de- selected
  31. 31. Saving & Printing Screens • Save Screens – As a Whiteboard File – As a PDF File – Individually as Image Files • Print Screens
  32. 32. Whiteboard Screen Explorer • Screen Explorer – Perform operations on single and multiple screens simultaneously • Tools  Whiteboard  Explore Screens
  33. 33. Recording a Session • Begin Recording – Easy access controls – Tools  Recorder  Record • Indicator • Erase the recording while in a session – Tools  Recorder  Erase Recording… • Recordings will be available through a link in an email link or on a web page
  34. 34. Application Sharing • Great for product training and collaborating on documents • Share presentations, applications or websites – Bring in rich and dynamic content – Increases interactivity • Others can control the application and make changes or comments on the document
  35. 35. Application Sharing – Hosting • To begin sharing – Open the application(s) you wish to share – Click to select an application, region or your entire desktop – Windows are automatically resized and repositioned based on your Hosting Options • Giving / Taking Control – Take control: Ctrl+Spacebar • Stop Application Sharing or Ctrl+End
  36. 36. Application Sharing - Settings • Application Sharing Indicator Lights – View which users have not received the content • Granting Privileges – Participants can also share applications
  37. 37. Application Sharing - Settings • Scale to Fit – Scales content down to fit the Application Sharing window – Individual setting • Optimize – Set by the host • Tools  Application Sharing  Optimization – Depending on the content that you are sharing – Best Quality – Highest Speed
  38. 38. Remote Desktop Share • Request control of another users desktop
  39. 39. Breakout Rooms • Create small group activities – Collaborate on questions, scenarios, … • Unlimited number of rooms and participants in each room • Private Audio, Whiteboard, App Sharing – Move freely from room to room – Move whiteboard slides from room to room • Activity in a breakout room can not be recorded
  40. 40. Breakout Rooms • On-the-fly – Automatically open and close room • Formal – Create rooms and pre- load content, then move participants
  41. 41. Managing Breakout Rooms • Participants – Hand Raising – Private Messages – Activity Indicators • Content – Follow Moderator – Viewing Content – Save / Copy / Paste Screens • Close Room
  42. 42. Breakout Rooms • Assign a “room leader” • Give clear direction before placing participants into breakout rooms – Set time limit – Defined expected outcomes • Monitor activity from within and outside the room
  43. 43. Breakout Rooms • Create a breakout room summary sheet that will help you track the participants and content in each room. Breakout Participants Content Comments Room
  44. 44. Multimedia • Library • Load files and initiate playback – Mpeg, QuickTime, Flash – Participants will need the necessary plug-ins • Download Status Indicators
  45. 45. Web Tour / Push • Launch – Embedded window IE or Safari • Synchronized by the moderator • Participants can interact individually – Separate window for other browsers • Moderators and participants can interact individually
  46. 46. Quiz Manager • Interactive quiz tool • Consists of multiple choice and short answer questions • Quizzes can be created prior to the session or during – Pre- and post-tests during sessions – Conduct online surveys • Store and load tests • Publish and save results
  47. 47. Quiz Manager • Enable the Quiz Manager • Library Tab – Create, Load, Administer
  48. 48. Creating Quizzes • Design Tab – Multiple-choice – Short-answer questions
  49. 49. Administering Quizzes • Quiz Tab – Time limit – Stop quiz – Publish results
  50. 50. Synchronous Teaching Methodology and Best Practices
  51. 51. Advantages to Synchronous Sessions • Immediate feedback • Familiarity with the classroom model • Reduces the feeling of isolation • Ability to create content quickly – Web sites – Sharing applications – Leverage “Teacher Content” • Freedom to communicate • Excitement about the technology • Flexibility in responding and interacting
  52. 52. Applications • Instructor led tutoring • Asynchronous Content Development • Peer based tutoring • Collaboration meeting rooms for student projects • Staff Meetings • Virtual Office Hours • Teacher cohort / research groups • Parent Advisory / Council Meetings • Facilitating Homebound Students • Global conferences / Worldwide access to other students • Professional development / Teacher In-service • Counseling • Online Clubs • Teacher Collaboration – sharing best practices, lesson plans
  53. 53. Best Practices • Provide technical support to your participants – Orientation Session • Online • Live – Installing software – Setting up hardware – Provide technical contact information – Pre-Configuration is the key! – http://www.elluminate.com/support/
  54. 54. Best Practices • Session Structure – Set Ground Rules • Establish clear norms for participation • Session etiquette – Length • 60 – 90 minutes – Modularize your content
  55. 55. Best Practices • Include variety in your presentation – Change activities frequently • Hold a participant’s interest and increase retention – Engage all learning styles • Visual • Auditory • Kinesthetic
  56. 56. Best Practices • Creating Visuals – Key Points • Be legible • Be interpreted easily • Engage students • Focus attention
  57. 57. Introductions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12.
  58. 58. What is your favorite vacation spot?
  59. 59. Word Find Find each of the following words. DELICATE GALE RESTRICT DETERIORATE JUBILEE DECLINE TRANSFORM METHODICAL LIBERATE FRIVOLOUS
  60. 60. Pre – Session • Practice before leading your first session • Become familiar with the session content • Find comfortable place with no distractions to deliver the session from. • Host the session with a co-moderator
  61. 61. Pre – Session • Open web pages, applications needed for application sharing and screen captures • Create breakout rooms and load content as necessary • Conduct a sound check to ensure that all participants can hear and be heard • Load your presentation
  62. 62. In – Session • Ask questions and provide opportunity for interaction • Animate your delivery • Smile…your participants will be able to hear it!!! • Look at the whole screen, not just the content • Speak clearly and don’t rush
  63. 63. In – Session • Encourage participants to respond and to raise their hand when they have a question or comment • Mark-up every slide to provide visual stimulation and grab attention • Include interactivity and variety by using breakout rooms, application sharing, multimedia, web tours, quizzes
  64. 64. Documentation/Training • User Guides and Recorded Training Sessions are available at – http://www.elluminate.com/support/docs/v65moderator.jsp • Online training sessions available from the “Events” page
  65. 65. The Elluminati • Goal – To provide a forum in which Elluminate’s customers can meet to share ideas, applications, best practices, etc – To provide an avenue to share content, recordings, and invite other Elluminate users to events
  66. 66. The Elluminati • Elluminate User Group – Monthly live sessions • Register at http://www.elluminate.com/site/external/event/live/sche dule – Online Community • Register at http://home.learningtimes.net/elluminate
  67. 67. Higher Education Customers and Case Studies
  68. 68. Sampling of Higher Ed Customers
  69. 69. Case Study Summaries by Use Category • Medical • MBA Programs – Ohio State University – Babson College Dept. of Pharmacology – Baylor University – Nova Scotia Community – Georgia State University College (Nursing) – Penn State University – Tennessee Tech – Tennessee Tech University University (Nursing) – University of Iowa – University of Calgary Medical Center – University of Iowa Center • Engineering for Rural & Environmental – California State University Health Northridge – University of Kansas – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Medical Center – University of Pittsburgh Center for Injury Research & Control
  70. 70. Case Study Summaries by Use Category • LMS Integration • Professional Development – Baylor University – Deakin University, Australia – California State University – Learning Times Northridge – New York Institute of – Chicago State State Technology/NY State Teacher University Centers – Deakin University, – Penn State University Australia – Sloan Consortium – Iowa Central Community – Tennessee Tech University College – Northern Arizona University – Tennessee Tech University – University of Iowa
  71. 71. Case Study Summaries by Use Category • Blended Onsite/Online Events • Virtual Office Hours/Tutoring – Babson College – Deakin University – Baylor University – Iowa Central Community – Chicago State University College – Tennessee Tech University – Northern Arizona University – University of Iowa – Ohio State University Dept. of – University of Kansas Pharmacology Medical Center – Penn State University – Univ. of Pittsburgh Ctr. for Injury Research & Control • Online Events/Communities – California State University Northridge – Cognitive Science Society – Learning Times – Sloan Consortium
  72. 72. Case Study Summaries by Use Category • Staff/Administrative Meeting/Collaboration – Chicago State University – Iowa Central Community College – Northern Arizona University – Tennessee Tech University – University of Hawaii Manoa Department of Education
  73. 73. Global Learning and Collaboration Archnet • Challenge – Connect global online community of professionals – Implement real-time distance learning tool • Elluminate Solution – Rich, dynamic collaboration – Full feature set that enabled sharing of design concepts • Result – Facilitation of international online design competition with schools in UK, Mexico, UAE, Turkey, Egypt – Recorded lectures, real-time expert presentations – Student presentations of final designs “Elluminate Live! enabled us to push the boundaries of what we wanted to do.” - Shiraz Allibhai
  74. 74. Deliver Real-time, Web-based Education Babson College • Challenge – Simulate face-to-face experience of traditional classroom – Add live interaction to distance education programs – Deliver blended online/onsite course offerings • Elluminate Solution – Innovative, blended online/onsite environment – Same content as real-life classroom with same results • Result – Host guest speakers who are unable to travel – Students can attend class even in bad weather – Offer group spaces for students for use without instructor – Support new focus on e-delivery model “We use Elluminate Live! to make courses available to students who wouldn’t normally have access.” - Tova Garcia Duby
  75. 75. Deliver Flexible, Affordable Synchronous Solution Baylor University • Challenge – Add live interaction to online/blended courses – Increase flexibility for working adult students • Elluminate Solution – Easy installation, integration with Blackboard – Easy to use for teachers, students, administrators – Excellent product documentation • Result – Flexible, cost-effective solution for campus-wide roll out – Web-based learning for on-campus, remote students – Ability to offer pre-recorded, narrated lessons “When you look at the features versus the cost, it’s hard to be convinced that there’s anything out there better to use.” - Sandy Bennett
  76. 76. Facilitate Interactive Online Teaching, Research BCcampus • Challenge – Add synchronous content to online communities – Enhance professional development services • Elluminate Solution – Embedded virtual conference room as part of Learning Times services – Encourages collaboration, partnership between universities – Informal, self-service environment • Result – Synchronous interaction and collaboration, regardless of location – Reduced travel and organization of face-to-face events – Invaluable 24/7 access from work or home “Elluminate Live! is easy to use and provides a real payoff for the users.” - David Porter
  77. 77. Deliver Live Interaction to Distance Education California State University Northridge • Challenge – Add synchronous content to WebCT-based program – Mirror activities of traditional classroom • Elluminate Solution – High-quality VoIP, multi-platform support – WebCT integration – No long learning curve – Unlimited use campus wide • Result – Virtual classroom with same results as face-to-face – Creation of online community of users – Dramatically increased retention with record/playback “With Elluminate Live! pedagogy drives technology, not the other way around.” - Randall Cummings
  78. 78. Deliver Synchronous Content to Distance Education Chicago State University • Challenge – Add synchronous content to distance education – Enable collaboration for blended online/onsite courses • Elluminate Solution – Easy installation, integration with Blackboard – Convenient hosted solution – Web-based environment for faculty and staff meetings • Result – Inter-university collaboration – Interaction, collaboration between students, regardless of location “We were aware of other products, but Elluminate Live! met out needs.” - Julian Scheinbuks
  79. 79. Online Seminar with Multimedia Collaboration Cognitive Science Society • Challenge – Ability to bring in users from remote locations – Multi-platform support – Support for high quality multimedia • Elluminate Solution – International and multi-platform support – Quality multimedia and whiteboard – Easy-to-use interface • Result – Run blended events for hundreds of users with 200+ users worldwide – Won 2004 LOLA Award for Interactivity and Engagement in a Live Webcast “Researchers from around the globe can experience the Elluminate Live! session in its entirety, even after the fact.” – Thomas B. Ward
  80. 80. Add Dynamic Interaction to Distance Education Deakin University, Australia • Challenge – Add live interaction to online environment – Enable cross-campus teaching without travel • Elluminate Solution – Multi-platform support, comprehensive functionality – Simplicity of implementation, use – Responsive local customer service – WebCT integration • Result – Synchronous content for courses – Decreased travel for instructors, students – Professional development for teachers and staff “Elluminate was the only vendor confident enough to demo without telephone back up.” - Ian Smissen
  81. 81. Deliver Dynamic Interaction for Courses and Meetings Georgia State University • Challenge – Add synchronous delivery to distance education – Support multi-platform environment and low bandwidth connectivity • Elluminate Solution – Convenient hosted environment – Rich feature set, multi-platform support • Result – Enhanced interaction across campus, state, globe – Easy archiving and retrieval of session recordings – Real alternative to online instruction “The company provides the best support I’ve ever had, and that’s a great stress reducer for me.” - Tricia Anderson
  82. 82. Reduce Costs, Reach More Students Iowa Central Community College • Challenge – Explore ways to make fiber optic system more cost effective – Serve larger student population in rural areas • Elluminate Solution – Same content and interaction as traditional classroom – Superior user experience that enhances learning, regardless of location • Result – Leveraged use of fiber optic network – Expanded course offerings – Decreased costs “Word of mouth continues to spur interest in using Elluminate Live! Our best selling factor is positive student and teacher feedback.” - T.J. Martin
  83. 83. Webinars, Collaboration, and Online Communities LearningTimes • Challenge – Find best solution for synchronous eLearning – Facilitate classes, workshops, online conferences, group collaboration – Need for cross-platform, low-bandwidth solution • Elluminate Solution – Real-time group collaboration from committed vendor – Superior functionality, ease of use, world-class support • Result – Superior user experience – Expanded reach of programs – Significant cost savings – Competitive advantage “Anyone who enjoys teaching in a face-to-face classroom can adapt easily to the Elluminate Live! environment.” – John Walber
  84. 84. Add Live Interaction for Students Worldwide Mount Saint Vincent University • Challenge – Expand distance education offerings – Add synchronous communication, collaboration • Elluminate Solution – Affordable, easy-to-use, intuitive interface – Single solution with many applications – Synchronous interaction at a distance • Result – Flexibility, interaction for busy students – Part of multi-mode facilitation tool set that enables students to move forward in career, life – Nomination for National Technology Innovation Award “Over 90% of students surveyed said they would take another course using Elluminate Live!” - Robert Farmer
  85. 85. Add Dynamic Interaction for Online Events New York Institute of Technology/NY State Teacher Centers • Challenge – Two organizations with single need – Enhance communication – Improve connection between students and instructors – Enhance student/mentor relationships • Elluminate Solution – Reliable, easy-to-use tool for live eLearning – Flexible toolkit with multi-platform support • Result – Meaningful connection between mentor, teacher, student – Increased interaction, enhanced creativity – Hybrid environment with Elluminate, video conferencing “We’ve found Elluminate Live! to be the perfect environment to offer both technical and emotional support to our instructors.” - Stan Silverman
  86. 86. Empower Live, Online Teaching and Learning Northern Arizona University • Challenge – Facilitate human interaction for distance learning – Faculty control over interactions with each other, students • Elluminate Solution – Low bandwidth connectivity, multi-platform support – WebCT Vista integration – Robust VoIP, ADA compliance • Result – Real-time collaboration for researchers – State-wide administrative meetings – Instructor virtual office hours – Synchronous interaction for online courses “Elluminate Live! enables us to offer a broader solution that can support all campus activities, not just online courses.”- Don Carter
  87. 87. Enhance Distance Learning Program Nova Scotia Community College • Challenge – Add live component to over 275 online courses – Regionally distributed users base – Dial-up users • Elluminate Solution – Easy-to-use virtual classroom – Quality VoIP, even on dial-up • Result – Increased accessibility for students – Instructor meeting and collaboration – Recorded software training for students “Elluminate Live! works beautifully, even in areas where connectivity isn’t the best .” – Mike Kidney
  88. 88. Deliver Dynamic Interaction and Collaboration Ohio State University College of Pharmacy • Challenge – Provide more interactivity than WebCT or Office Hours Live – Enhance reliability, increase collaboration • Elluminate Solution – Features that support classroom orientation – Supports both instructor-led classes and student group work – No hassle ASP environment • Result – Mirror activities of traditional classroom for remote students – Ability to record workshops to facilitate review for exams – Received Excellence in College and University Distance Education National Award “Elluminate Live! enabled us to move from simple online chat to a true virtual classroom.” - Anand Khuma
  89. 89. Enhance Distance Learning Program Penn State University Online MBA Program • Challenge – Support the university’s asynchronous courses – 23,000 students enrolled in 50 states, 44 countries – Mixed OS environment with some dial-up users • Elluminate Solution – Virtual classroom – Multi-platform support – Crystal-clear voice – Application sharing • Result – Added interaction to courses in iMBA program – Virtual office hours – Student-led collaboration – Technical support for training new instructors “With Elluminate Live! I can create a sense of community for remote students.” – Dr. Iris Striedieck
  90. 90. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute • Challenge – Add synchronous content, interactivity to existing video conferencing – Incorporate cameras into all lecture halls • Elluminate Solution – Dependable real-time, interactive eLearning environment – Crystal-clear two-way audio • Result – Used virtual classroom more than video equipment – Reduced number of technologies required to deliver remote courses – Increased interactivity – Lower cost to deliver courses
  91. 91. Host Webinars and Blended Events Sloan Consortium • Challenge – Add easy to use synchronous interaction for 700 organizations – Blended events for both onsite and virtual users – Multiple platform support, rural users • Elluminate Solution – Synchronous environment – Low learning curve – International support • Result – Running blended events for hundreds of users, including session with 369 international participants – Enthusiastic interaction “Every time a session was interactive, it helped pull people out a little bit more.” – Keith Bourne
  92. 92. Deliver Dynamic Interaction Internationally Tennessee Tech University • Challenge – Enable students to present online in real time – Reliable connectivity, even in rural areas • Elluminate Solution – Stand alone or combined with WebCT – Superior user experience that enhances learning – Perfect fit for visually based distance education model • Result – High levels of student cooperation and interaction – Improved test scores with access to recorded course material – Flexible virtual classroom for teaching and meeting on scheduled and ad hoc basis “Elluminate Live! is geared specifically toward higher education, unlike other solutions.” - R.J. Clougherty, PhD
  93. 93. Deliver Interactivity to Remote Students University of Calgary Medical Center • Challenge – Several dedicated rooms with video conferencing equipment – Point-to-point ISND to sites across Alberta • Elluminate Solution – Integrate video conferencing into Elluminate – All video and audio transmitted through Elluminate to those who can’t get to dedicated video sites • Result – Expand reach beyond video conference sites – Enable more students to attend courses – Reduce cost and space required by additional video sites
  94. 94. Expand Course Delivery, Reduce Costs University of Hawaii Manoa College of Education • Challenge – Address statewide teacher shortage – Reduce instructor travel, need for expensive, interactive TV • Elluminate Solution – Reliable Internet connectivity, even at low bandwidths – Support for faculty meetings, professional development – Access for disabled students • Result – Shift from travel to synchronous education – Eclipsed need for interactive TV technology – Ability to relate to students in new ways “Elluminate Live! will enable us to eliminate a single weekend of travel this semester, resulting in about $4500 in savings.” - Dr. Paul McKimmy
  95. 95. Professional Development and Collaboration University of Iowa • Challenge – Augment classroom learning – Reach international students online • Elluminate Solution – Reliable connectivity with global reach – Stand alone or integrated with CMS • Result – International collaboration and training for Center for International Rural and Environmental Health – Online content for Executive MBA Program – Productive meetings for national consortium of IT leaders “Once we started using Elluminate Live! our meetings immediately became shorter and more productive.” – Margaret Jesse
  96. 96. Deliver Synchronous Content University of Kansas Medical Center • Challenge – Replace WebEx, eliminating need for second phone line – Option for ASP hosting – Record sessions for later playback • Elluminate Solution – Easy to implement, easy to administer, easy to use – Innovative technology that works, regardless of connection speed – Responsive, supportive partner • Result – Mirror activities of traditional classroom – Ability to integrate with asynchronous LMS – Productive, positive experience “With Elluminate Live! the focus is on teaching and learning, not on the product.” - Darrin Cheney
  97. 97. Blended Events/International Collaboration Univ. of Pittsburgh Center for Injury Research & Control • Challenge – Needed online teaching tool – Support for local, national and international end users – Record lectures for future review • Elluminate Solution – Real-time interaction – Blended events of onsite and remote participants • Result – Focus on collaboration, not technology – Fully integrated blended events – Library of recordings “That’s what’s wonderful about Elluminate Live! - the sky’s the limit!” – Hank Weiss
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