Presentation on theme: "DO THIS NOW! Click the AUDIO SETUP WIZARD button & follow the directions. Click the TALK button to turn on your microphone. Click the TALK button again."— Presentation transcript:
DO THIS NOW! Click the AUDIO SETUP WIZARD button & follow the directions. Click the TALK button to turn on your microphone. Click the TALK button again to turn it off. NEED ATTENTION? Want to get the moderator’s attention? Click the RAISE HAND button. HAVE A QUESTION? Type your questions & comments in the ROOM CHAT tab, and press the Enter key on your keyboard.
Climb Into the Pilot’s Seat! Let’s Review Our Pre-flight Checklist Technical Readiness Start-Up Routine Session Management Participant Management Communication Tools Collaboration Tools Photo by The 621st Contingency Response Wing, available under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.
Please share your location & what you will be teaching. *Click “Talk” to turn on and again to turn off Introducing ourselves
1. Have you previously used Blackboard Collaborate? 2. Have you used any of these other web conferencing tools A. WEBEX B. ELLUMINATE C. ADOBE CONNECT D. OTHER E. NO, I’VE NEVER USED ANY OF THESE Quick Poll
Meet the Moderators Claudia Ruiz Instructional Technology Assistant Director firstname.lastname@example.org 352-588-7542 Darcy Goshorn Instructional Technologist email@example.com 352-588-8458
What Are We Going To Do Today? Get Ready to teach in an Internet Connected Classroom with Blackboard’s Collaborate Practice the habit of a Start-Up Routine Orient ourselves to the classroom environment Explore available Communication Tools Explore available Collaboration Tools
ICC Professional Development Plan ICC Collaborate Orientation (today) Individual Collaborate Practice Session (Demo Lesson) With Trainers Observation of ICC Lesson With Written Feedback Debrief Meeting to Discuss Observation Refresher Training As Needed
Links to Your Virtual Classroom INSTRUCTOR LINK STUDENT LINK
Connection Speed CHECK YOUR CONNECTION SPEED AFTER THE SESSION STARTS: PC: TOOLS > PREFERENCES > SESSION CONNECTION MAC: COLLABORATE > PREFERENCES > SESSION CONNECTION
User Profiles Create a User Profile Edit > Preferences > My Profile Profiles Display in: Audio/Video Panel (in lieu of webcam) Participants Panel Moderator must grant permission for all profiles to be shown Tools > Profile > Show Profiles of > Everyone
SHORT CUT TO TELEPHONY VIDEO SCREEN VIDEO BUTTON CLICK TO TURN ON, CLICK AGAIN TO TURN OFF AUDIO CONTROLS FOR MIC AND HEADPHONES MICROPHONE BUTTON... CLICK TO TURN ON, CLICK AGAIN TO TURN OFF Audio & Video PREVIEW YOUR VIDEO SHORT CUT TO AUDIO WIZARD
Transmit Live Video Steps Open the Audio & Video panel Click the Video button or Preview button.
Video Tips & Tricks Don’t use monitor as light source Desk lamp as light source Soft background lighting Bounce lamp light off wall Decrease monitor brightness. Clean background White shirt “How to Improve Your Cheapo Webcam’s Picture Quality” www.bit.ly/cleanwebcam
Load Content to Whiteboard Guidelines Limits: 2 MB per file, 10 MB total per session Slideshow Filetypes:.wbd.wbp.ppt.pptx.sxi.odp Image Filetypes:.bmp.gif.jpg.jpeg.png Only Moderators can Load Content All other filetypes will be loaded into the File Transfer Library Be sure that Powerpoint is not running!
More Practice TYPE THE NAME OF YOUR FAVORITE BOOK, THEN HIGHLIGHT ONE THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO READ
File Transfer Library Add a file from your PC Add a file from a web address Download the selected file to PC Delete the selected file from the library Prompt participants to download the selected file
Let’s Practice Save the slideshow file that we send. (Be sure to remember where!) Use the Load Content button to load the slideshow onto our Whiteboard.
Multiple Choice Question 1 If you were asked to host a Blackboard Collaborate session right now as the sole moderator, how comfortable would you feel doing so? A.I’m a pro. No problem. B.Sure thing. C.I’ll give it a shot. D.If I do, can I have a pay raise? E.What’s a Blackboard Collaborate?!
Binary Question 2 If I was asked by a coworker to moderate a Blackboard Collaborate session… I would do it! I would not do it.
Application Sharing: Single App SHARING A SMALL APPLICATION Stop Application Sharing Pause Application Sharing Send a Screen Snapshot to the Whiteboard * Application Must Not Be Minimized
Application Sharing: Single App SHARING A LARGE APPLICATION RESTORE DOWN & RESIZE PRIOR TO APP SHARING 1.CLICK ON THE APP IN THE TASKBAR IF MINIMIZED 2.CLICK ON THE RESTORE DOWN BUTTON IF MAXIMIZED 3.CLICK-AND-DRAG THE CORNERS/EDGES TO RESIZE THE APP TO ABOUT 70% SCREEN PROBLEM: ONCE APPLICATION SHARING HAS STARTED, IT IS DIFFICULT TO RESIZE THE APPLICATION.
Application Sharing: Desktop Stop Application Sharing Pause Application Sharing Send a Screen Snapshot to the Whiteboard
Show Us Your Application Sharing (& Paint) Skills!
Essentials Not recorded! Same tools as Main Room Main Room Whiteboard pages can be copied into Breakout Rooms Breakout Room Whiteboard pages can be copied out to Main Room The Participants panel is the key to managing rooms & participants Breakout Rooms
WE WILL BE SENDING YOU TO THE BREAKOUT ROOMS FOR ABOUT 4 MINUTES Exploring Breakout Rooms WHILE THERE: Use the Talk button to speak with your classmates. Use the Whiteboard tools to complete the Word Scramble. Raise your hand if you have a question. (Moderators will see this!) Notice that you have page control. Move yourself from room to room by dragging your name into another room in the Participants panel.
Word Scramble HINT: Use the Text whiteboard tool
Let’s Review. Can You… Prepare materials for your session? Follow a start-up routine? Manage whiteboard content? Manage recordings? Manage screen layout? Manage participants? Manage breakout rooms? Communicate verbally and non-verbally? Use the whiteboard as a learning tool? Use application sharing as a learning tool? Use web tour as a learning tool? Check for understanding and keep participants engaged? Photo by The 621st Contingency Response Wing, available under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.
You Are Photo by The 621st Contingency Response Wing, available under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license. Cleared for Take-off! NEXT STEPS You will receive an e-mail link to a survey to rate this orientation. You will receive an e-mail when your v.12 virtual classroom is ready with the links. You will receive an e-mail to schedule your individual practice session (demo lesson) with trainers. Visit your new virtual classroom and play around with the tools for practice. Make sure to have the Orientation Checklist handy. Visit the saintleo.it/icc site for professional development resources.