Elluminate as a virtual classroom Fang Lou 1. Outline of the session What is Elluminate? How do we use it? Overview of the Elluminate Different levels.
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Outline of the session What is Elluminate? How do we use it? Overview of the Elluminate Different levels of access Before the session During the session After the session Further training? 2
What is Elluminate? 3 A software package that enables us to communicate remotely via the internet Presentation (PowerPoint) Interactive (audio; video; white board; chat; sharing application) Recorded as a reusable learning objects
How do we use Elluminate? A virtual classroom – supporting mixed mode of attendance Student group activities Staff meetings Online conferences / conference recording Supporting placement visits … 4
Different levels of access Participant – attending meetings Moderator – host meetings Supervisor – create meetings Administrator – create courses Manager – promote; create; report 5
Participant window Chat window Audio controls Video White board Tool bar (for extra functionality) 7
Screen view of a participant Tool bar (for extra functionality) White board Chat window Participant window Audio controls Video Recording
Screen view of a moderator 9 More items on the Tool bar upload presentation Create a blank screen
Before the session Get a virtual office (meeting scheduled) Send the guest link to participants Ask participants to do checkups Planning the session – Hardware – Content and activity – Establish the rules/roles – Upload presentation before the session starts 10
During the session Familiarisation – white board, chat box, etc. Video camera or not? Share application (selected by you) Breakout rooms Stay in control Recording or not recording? 11
13 Demonstration Tools – audio – audio setup wizard (speaker / microphone) Maximum simultaneous talkers Press ‘ctrl+F2’ to speak Recording Tools – video – enable video camera support Maximum simultaneous video cameras White board – insert text, images, highlighter, eraser, etc.
14 Upload a presentation PowerPoint presentation can be uploaded It takes time to do so – do it before the lecture Each slide is loaded as a picture – animation is lost Pointer is very useful To keep animation Use separate slides Share application
15 Share applications Participant can also share application Open the file/application you would like to share Press the ‘Share Selected Application’ button on the top tools bar Your window might look different You can stop sharing anytime you like
16 Breakout rooms Moderator can create break out rooms Tools – breakout room Moderator can distribute participants Or allow them to move to breakout rooms