Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Intro to Wimba Workshop --- February 15, 2011

Wimba Classroom combines interactive technologies with instructional best practices, allowing educators and students to build relationships.  Wimba classroom, available within Blackboard, is a live, virtual classroom environment with robust features that includes audio, video, application sharing (see video) and content display. 
This workshop will introduce participants to the latest technology which enables instructors to conduct class via with audio, visuals and desktop sharing using Wimba Classroom integrated in Blackboard.  Time permitting, we may discuss Wimba Pronto (instant messenger) and Wimba Voice.

At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:
1. Navigate the virtual classroom and identify 3 features to employ in the classroom
2. Create a live classroom and load content to be used in the presentation

Powerpoint Slides are available here (and below) .

For more in depth instruction on Advanced features in Wimba, view this presentation from North Dakota State University.To view a YouTube video Introduction to Wimba Classroom Live”

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