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WiZiQ handouts prepared for a teacher training at Wyższa Szkoła Lingwistyczna, Częstochowa Poland

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Wiziq handouts EN

  1. 1. WIZIQTomasz Walasek WiZiQ – Learn and Teach Online This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.
  2. 2. WiZiQHELPS YOU LEARN AND TEACH ON-LINEWHAT IS WIZIQ?  WiZiQ enables you to teach online and even earn money from your teaching expertise.  Give live, online classes  Upload and manage your content  Create testshttp://www.wiziq.com/teachers-tourWHY DO I NEED IT?Some features of WiZiQ:  Easy-to-use, no downloads, unlimited  Records everything attendees  Records the class as it happens, including  Works in Flash technology, browser-like presenters’ audio and video inputs tabbed interface  Integrate with LMS or website with our  Advanced whiteboard tools APIs  Drawing tool, math tool, group/ungroup  Plug-in available for Moodle or objects, multiple whiteboards integrate with your own website  Share anything, including your desktop  Co-branding Options  Share most content file types; even your  Show off your own brand in the Virtual desktop with a simple click ClassroomWatch the video: http://www.wiziq.com/Virtual_Classroom.aspx This work by Tomasz Walasek is licensed under Creative Commons BY-SA 3.0 License. Page 1
  3. 3. CREATING YOUR WIZIQ USER ACCOUNTBefore we start, create an account on www.wiziq.com.HOW TO USE IT?You can use WiZiQ in several ways. During this workshop we will show you how to use it to:  upload a file (pdf, doc, ppt and many others…) and share them with other WiZiQ users,  give live, online class.1. Files you can upload to WiZiQ and shareYou can upload:  files prepared in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel,  films in many different formats,  flash animations and videos,  PDF files,  and many others... This work by Tomasz Walasek is licensed under Creative Commons BY-SA 3.0 License. Page 1
  4. 4. 2. To upload a file to WiZiQ: 1. On your hard disk find a file you want to share 2. Give it a title 3. Tag it with keywords (tags) - it will be easy to find them later, 4. Describe what is in the file, 5. Choose whether it would be a public or private file. Let’s start with a private one  6. You should see the ‘Uploaded successfully’ message. 7. If you want to see the uploaded file, click on ‘Back to My content page’ link: 8. Depending on the file format the uploading process can take from 2 minutes to 2 hours, so be patient. 9. But when it is over - you should see a new menu beneath your file: Play, Edit, Delete, Share and Add to Course. This work by Tomasz Walasek is licensed under Creative Commons BY-SA 3.0 License. Page 2
  5. 5. ASSIGNMENTSAssignment 1: Share your file with the t utorTo share an uploaded file with your tutor choose ‘Share’:Then click on ‘Invite by entering email address or from webmail account’ link:And enter your tutors email address into the selected field: This work by Tomasz Walasek is licensed under Creative Commons BY-SA 3.0 License. Page 3
  6. 6. This work by Tomasz Walasek is licensed under Creative Commons BY-SA 3.0 License. Page 4
  7. 7. Assignment 2: Schedule and launch a classIn this assignment you will schedule and manage your fist online meeting. To do that find a button"Schedule a class" and click on it.Write down a title, date, time of your classand some keywords. You can also choosewhether it is going to be a public or privatemeeting – let’s go for a private one first You can also record the session but sinceyou have very limited space, do not do thatnow, please. This work by Tomasz Walasek is licensed under Creative Commons BY-SA 3.0 License. Page 5
  8. 8. Then click on ’Invite byentering email address orfrom webmail account’ link: And enter your tutors email address into the selected field. You can also invite more of your friends by entering their e- mails separated by commas.You can watch the tutorials:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Yty0cPzlcU&feature=relatedhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LnULCKaMNOEhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8k_XxU4lsO0&feature=relatedhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8QetDUW4G4I&feature=related This work by Tomasz Walasek is licensed under Creative Commons BY-SA 3.0 License. Page 6

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