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TAA eLearning Competencies 2010 - Session 8 slides


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Slides from Session 8 - Elluminate walkthrough

Slides from Session 8 - Elluminate walkthrough

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  • 1. Welcome
    • Tuesday 13 th April
  • 2. Today
    • I t’s Elluminate time!
    • Tour of Elluminate and a bit of brainstorming
  • 3. 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.
  • 4. Content cont…
    • Avoid using bright colours
    • Check download times for websites
    • Avoid lag times, pre-load everything
  • 5.  
  • 6. 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
  • 7. 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.
  • 8. 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”
  • 9. Tips
    • Use the chat to post any links or to have a back channel of communication
  • 10. Tips
    • Pose questions so participants can use the emoticons to give you feedback
  • 11. Tips
    • Encourage people to raise their hands if they have a question
  • 12. 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.
  • 13. 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
  • 14. 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.
  • 15. 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
  • 16. Tips
    • You will be prompted that you are application sharing. You may experience a disruption to your layout. You can fix this
  • 17. 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.
  • 18. 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.  
  • 19. Questions
    • Next and last session Tuesday 20th April 6.30pm
  • 20. Thank you for playing