2Entering Class To enter a class, go to: http://eteacher.webex.com At the top of the page, click on ‘host login’.After entering our username and password, we will see the class schedule.
3Entering Class Click on ‘My Meetings’, to see your classes. Important: Students can enter class 15 min.before class starts.If the teacher enters the classbefore it starts, the students canenter it as well.
5Starting a lessonWhen entering class, before starting the lesson, do the following:Upload materialStart conferenceRecord the lesson
6Starting a lesson - Conference Conference needs to be activated before each lesson.In the top menu, choose Audio Integrated VoIP Start Conference
7Starting a lesson - Conference At this point, the volume window will appear. It can be closed after adjusting the speaker and microphone volume.
8Conference - studentWhen entering the class, the student will be prompted to join the conference, by clicking ‘Yes’.A student that didn’t click ‘Yes’, will have the ‘mute’ button under his icon disabled.
9Starting a lesson - materials There is no need to upload materials in advance.To insert a file, choose ‘Share Documents‘, and browse your computer.Repeat the process for inserting other files.
10Starting a lesson – recording For the lesson to be recorded, the teacher needs to start recording before starting the lesson.In the top menu, choose Meeting Start Recording.At this point, the recording bar will appear and can then be minimized.The recorded lesson will appear in the student locker, after the lesson ends.
11Speaking in classPermission to speak in class is automatically given to the teacher + 6 participants.
12Managing speaking rights When needed, speaking rights can be passed from one participant to another.To do so: right click on the participant icon, choose Pass Mic, and choose the participant you want to take the Mic from.
13Managing speaking rights If the teacher mutes a participant, ONLY the teacher can unmute them back.This is done by clicking on the participant icon and choosing ‘Mute’ or ‘Unmute’.
14Panels The interface has 5 panels on the right: Participants Chat VideoPowerPoint NotesRecorder
15Participants Panel Presenting rights icon - Event materials icon - If the icon is not green, the event materials are still being downloaded.
16Chat Panel Shows chat messages sent to us. The bottom window allows us to send messages.The teacher can control students’ ability to send messages to each other.
17Video Panel Allows us to view our video + 3 other participants. To start our video, click on ‘Send Video’Undock allows us tohave one video window“float”.
18PowerPoint Notes Panel Allows the teacher to view notes regarding the lesson – visible only to the teacher.Uses of the existing notes of the presentation.
19Speaking in classThe microphone is activated automatically. No need to press anything on the keyboard.To mute our microphone, we choose our name in the participants panel, and click ‘Mute’.To unmute, repeat theprocess, and click ‘Unmute’.
20Speaking in classMuting a participant is done the same way, by choosing the student’s name from the participants list and clicking on ‘Mute’.Remember to ‘Unmute’,so the student will be ableto speak.
21Browsing materialsThe page/tab presented by the teacher is the one that is shown to participants.We can open numerous tabs, containing different files and browse through them.The teacher can use the “View Thumbnails” option for presentations.
22The drawing toolbarClicking on “share whiteboard” will open a new whiteboard tab.Double clicking the tab name, allows us to change it.
23The drawing toolbar typing Pointing tool/ laser pointer Lines/ arrows shapesPencil/ markerColor selectioneraser* For presentations browsing Through slides
24Drawing tools - tipsTo display typing correctly, use the backspace key.Participants can only erase their own annotations.Presentations can not be erased.
25Participant privileges At default, participant have the following privileges:Speaking rightsChat (with teacher)Chat (with other participants)Annotating on whiteboardSaving the whiteboardPrinting whiteboard contentsViewing participant listRecordingAdding materials
26Participant privileges to change participant privileges while in class, choose ‘Participant’’Assign privileges’
27Surfing the web Choose ‘web’ ’share web content’. After entering the URL, the site will be displayed on the whiteboard.There is no option to prevent participants surfing independently.Mac users will have the web page open in a separate window.
28Presenting Rights Any participant can have presenting rights. Right click on the participant icon ‘Change Role To’ ‘Presenter’Hosting rights should NOT be passed to participants.
29Ending LessonWhen the teacher leaves the class, it automatically closes the software for all participants.The only way to keep the class open is to pass the hosting rights to one of the participants.