Enable remote learning and encourage student participation in a fully online environment.
WebEx Virtual Classrooms allow students who are not able to be physically present at a class to attend sessions online. Creating a WebEx virtual classroom in VU Collaborate is a simple process that only takes a few minutes, and can include live streamed video and a chat function.
Zoom virtual classrooms also provide a space where academics and students can collaborate online in when unable to attend classes on campus. Zoom provides greater flexibility with how courses are delivered at VU, utilising world renowned software that covers all devices both mobile and fixed.
By 30th May all Zoom users (across the world!) need to update to Version 5. Follow the update prompts in the app, click check for updates in your profile, or go to the Zoom downloads centre. Then, access the Zoom Test site to make sure you're ready to go. Contact the ITS Service Desk if you encounter any update issues.
What you really must know to facilitate a class using Zoom and Webex is:
What is handy to know to make your session more engaging:
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