Technical Housekeeping for Online Classes Tips for Setting Up
BREEZE OVERVIEW • Technical issues will be handled after the class.
To activate your microphone or webcam and microphone, please click the camera icon.
When sharing your desktop of your machine, click My Computer Screen, Desktop. Please note that in order to share your computer screen, the image will go full screen, You will need to toggle back and forth between the Breeze meeting room.
Clicking the camera icon again will pause camera but keep microphone active. Select this if network traffic is slow. Hands-Free – microphone will stay on. If you are having Audio feedback, turn off the “hands-free” and hold down and click to talk.
You can text chat with the entire group of click on the drop down menu to select a private message to an individual.
In the Attendee List window, you can designate messages to the presenter such as “I have a question”, “Go Faster” “Go Slower”, etc. Just click the drop down menu under “My Status”
Host Icon – full access to menus Presenter Icon – access to activate microphone and webcam and share desktop In the Attendee List window, there are three status: Host, Presenter, and participant Participant is usually “student mode” and only has capabilities to text chat and select “My Status”
If a students is presenting, they can opt to share a PowerPoint presentations. Just click “What Do you Want to Share?” Documents, Select from My Computer and Upload the File.
FILE STORAGE • Oncourse CL – Great storage area for larger projects. Every person is given 1 gb of space.
Managing your E-Mail • https://itaccounts.iu.edu/ams_user/ams_main.php
BREEZE RECORDINGS OF ALL SESSIONS • Every session recorded • URL posted in Epsilen
EQUIPMENT & SOFTWARE • Updated software is available for download at http://iuware.iu.edu/ • Web Camera • Microphone & headset • Software used in this class is available through 30 day trials or free of charge. • Follow the information in the setting up your computer document
ASSIGNMENT DUE DATES • Mondays before our sessions • Late assignments are 10% reduction in points per day
ATTENDANCE • Mandatory • Contact instructor for special arrangements
ASSIGNMENT EXPLANATION • Epsilen W540 Assignment Structure • 210 vs. 540
SMALL GROUPS & DISCUSSION GROUPS • Work and discussion groups • Breeze Work Rooms • Expectations Discussion, Whiteboard Usage, Notes, Share Out