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TAA eLearning Competencies 2010 - Session 8 slides

TAA eLearning Competencies 2010 - Session 8 slides



Slides from Session 8 - Elluminate walkthrough

Slides from Session 8 - Elluminate walkthrough



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    TAA eLearning Competencies 2010 - Session 8 slides TAA eLearning Competencies 2010 - Session 8 slides Presentation Transcript

    • Welcome
      • Tuesday 13 th April
    • Today
      • I t’s Elluminate time!
      • Tour of Elluminate and a bit of brainstorming
    • Content
      • Make sure the content you create is easy to see. 
      • Keep background templates simple so that they don't distract from the content you want to share.  
      • Avoid  gradient colors in the background. 
      • Use a font type and size that is easy to read (no smaller than a 12 point standard font such as Arial, Verdana or Times New Roman).   
      • Use visuals whenever possible especially for  complex processes or procedures. 
      • Avoid slide after slide of bulleted lists.
    • Content cont…
      • Avoid using bright colours
      • Check download times for websites
      • Avoid lag times, pre-load everything
    • During your presentation
      • Slow things down
      • Watch for responses
      • Practice, practice, practice
      • If you have a brain fog moment ask a question.
      • Divert so you can collect your thoughts
    • Optimise your connection speed
      • Set your Connection Speed to the Internet
      • Open the Preferences dialog under the Tools>> Preferences .
      • Select Connection choose the correct speed from the Connection Speed drop-down menu.
    • Tips
      • Name your slides to make it easier to move to the correct one during a session
      • Use the volume slider to monitor your volume rather than continually saying “Can you hear me”
    • Tips
      • Use the chat to post any links or to have a back channel of communication
    • Tips
      • Pose questions so participants can use the emoticons to give you feedback
    • Tips
      • Encourage people to raise their hands if they have a question
    • Tips
      • Consider how you want people to communicate (all or once or one at a time)
      • This is done by selecting Tools > Audio > Maximum Simultaneous Talkers.
    • Tips
      • Move smoothly between actions.
      • Remember there will be a delay if you use the WebTour so let your audience know what you are doing
      • Tools>>Start a Web Tour
      • Enter the URL that you wish to tour and then click OK
    • Tips
      • For websites that require users to log in it will be easier to use Application Sharing as participants will then be able to view your view of the website.
      • Have all of the website URLs that you will be using in your session ready to copy and paste from a text document.
    • Tips
      • Application Sharing.
      • Have the applications open on your computer that you want to share.
      • Sharing by region allows you to share multiple applications and windows simultaneously.
      • When sharing by application, any new windows that open relating to the application will also be shared.
      • Tools >>Application Sharing >>Begin Hosting Application
    • Tips
      • You will be prompted that you are application sharing. You may experience a disruption to your layout. You can fix this
    • Tips
      • You will be prompted that you are application sharing.
      • The applications may load at different speeds on users computers. These colored indicators lights represent the length of the delay.
    • Tips
      • Poll the participants at various intervals to  obtain feedback.
      • Choose from Yes/No, Multiple choice (3­5 responses)  
      • Ask a question and have the participants answer using the polling response buttons located on  their toolbar.
      • To publish a copy of the polling statistics to the whiteboard, click  on the toolbar or click  the Publish to Whiteboard button on the Polling Statistics window.  
    • Questions
      • Next and last session Tuesday 20th April 6.30pm
    • Thank you for playing