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Resources for Synchronous Remote Learning

Big Blue Button (Video Conference App in HFCOnline)

Tony Perry created this Big Blue Button introduction. You will probably gain access to this within the College soon, too. Big Blue Button is in the College’s LMS.


Zoom

Here is there control video from their video tutorial page.

Sign up for live training: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/360029527911?zcid=1231 

A. Hanek recommends: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9guqRELB4dg


Webex

Webex is a great tool to use and conduct your classes in real time if you like. Students can access it using their phones. It can handle 100 users at a time.

How to set up a webex meeting— https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=60lX_A3Inqo

(Thanks to V. Parekh for this one and Google Hangouts).


Google Hangouts

Our students already use Hawkmail/Gmail so they already have access to hangouts.  It has a limit of only 10 users per hangout — https://gsuite.google.com/products/meet/ 

How to set up a Google Hangout- Start a conversation

  1. On your computer, go to hangouts.google.com or open Hangouts in Gmail. If you have the Hangouts Chrome extension, Hangouts will open in a new window.
  2. At the top, click New conversation.
  3. Enter and select a name or email address.
  4. Type your message. …
  5. On your keyboard, press Enter.

Teams

The Instructional Technology Department will soon come out with directions for using Microsoft Teams. Watch for announcements.


Google Classroom

A message saying that Google does not want you to use Classrooms unless your school is signed up
A message saying that Google does not want you to use Classrooms unless your school is signed up

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