Wimba 3.0: Breakout Rooms& Learning ActivitiesLive Lecture Training Part 3
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BREAKOUT ROOMSBreak up the class into smaller units – Small group discussion – Student lead presentations – What else?PREPARATION – Review the Admin area settings – Consider changing the initial room count to 10
Picture of wimba classrom Content Frame Presenter Console Media BarText Chat Participant Area Area
BREAKOUT ROOM: LOGISTICS• click on the Breakout Room tab in the top right corner of the screen• just below the “Archive” button.• 2 options to move people – Automatic – Manual will be the default selection (bold)
Moving students manually1. Click the name & hold the mouse button down2. Drag the name to the room you wish to put the user in.3. Name appears listed under that break out room, instead of under the main room
Automatic move: 3 options• “Distribute to” will automatically and randomly distribute students evenly in to the number of breakout rooms selected in the drop box. – Max number available = half the number of students in the class (rounded down) so the smallest possible teams have 2 members.• “To main room” will automatically pull everyone back in to the main room.• “To last breakout room” will automatically put everyone in the room they were last in.
IN YOUR BREAKOUT ROOM1. Introduce yourself & share an experience or professor you loved from your education This may help to spark ideas for #2 1. Brainstorm on-campus learning activities that may be duplicated in online virtual class sessions •Think 5 minute time limit1. Select a “Note Taker” and a “Speaker”2. Bring 1 solution back to the group