Welcome!. Moderator: Liane Taylor. BEFORE SESSION BEGINS: RUN AUDIO SETUP WIZARD Tools Menu > Audio > Audio Setup Wizard CLICK TALK BUTTON AT UPPER-LEFT TO TEST TALKING. If you do not have a headset: Use a microphone and headphones or ear buds 3. If no headphone or ear buds:
Tools Menu > Audio > Audio Setup WizardCLICK TALK BUTTON AT UPPER-LEFT TO TEST TALKING.
Use a microphone and headphones or ear buds
3. If no headphone or ear buds:
Go to Tools > Audio > Speaker Settings > Check box
“Mute speakers when Talk is pressed”
1-866-717-7547 enter PIN 72620830then press #
Please mute until moderator tests your audio
A microphone appears next to your name when you click TALK.
Click again to mute.
1-866-717-7547 enter PIN: 72620830and press #
Eliminates echo and background noise
Headphones or ear buds
with USB microphones
Reduces echo may pick up background noise-- some microphones have echo-cancelling technology
Blackboard Collaborate: The Basics
Click to talk. PLEASE CLICK AGAIN TO DE-ACTIVATE WHEN FINISHED TALKING. NOTE: A maximum of 6 people can TALK via HEADSET at ONCE.
Click to insert emoticon under your name, including approval/disapproval, applause, request to speed up/slow down…These will disappear after 2-3 seconds.
Away: Click if you need to step away
Click to raise hand, if you have a questionor have not had a chance to speak
Click to respond to poll
Tools to interact with the whiteboard
You will learn:
Getting it confirmed
Finding your way around
Look for Options Menus at the upper right of panels
Many functions and tools are in these menus
MODERATORS SHOULD LOG IN 15-20 MINUTES EARLY & DO THE FOLLOWING:
Remember: You have 30 minutes to set up, 30 minutes to shut down. These times are built into the schedule.
Under menu for Audio/Visual
“Connect Session to Teleconference”
Phone line displays as a participant with special icon
Click on the blue telephone icon at the top left to see the teleconference instructions.
After you load a PPT to the whiteboard, the Page Explorer appears. You can use this to re-order, delete slides, or select slides to view. You can close it and re-open it at any time. Once you close it, it will appear in the upper left.
Check “Follow Me” to have participants always see the slides in the order you wish
Making it Work
moderator logs back in within 5 minutes
You can change all participants permissions by clicking on any of the icons next to Main Room in the Participants Panel (audio; camera; chat; whiteboard; share application; web tour)
You can also change each participant’s permissions by hovering over their name and clicking on the menu.
You may want to have a Co-Moderator!
…then click arrow to reset cursor and be able to edit the text box
Tools for collaborative notes, pointing and other effects.
Whatever links the moderator chooses is what participants will see
Open URL in Browser
Web page is “pushed” in the default browser of participants and not shared with the group
Always check in with your participants, to make sure they can see what you want them to see! You may need to make your text larger on your screen!
You may have a need to co-edit a document with another participant.
Share the application in Application Sharing
Access Collaborate Participants panel.
Click on participant.Go to Tools > Application Sharing > Give Control of Shared Applications