Extend the Classroom
Wimba Live Classroom goes beyond four walls of a physical classroom or campus.
Hold On-Line Office Hours
Set up a "virtual" room that offers students the opportunity to meet with you whether they are on or off campus.
Do More with MP3s, MP4s
Easily create and distribute MP3 (audio) and MP4 (audio, video) files that can be downloaded to iPods; MP3 players or shared within Blackboard, You Tube, Facebook so students can access content anytime, anyplace.
Classroom Archiving (Recording)
Capturing classroom activity and making it available for review and reuse. Record the audio, video, chat, whiteboard and application sharing in an online class or capture an offline lecture.
Best Practice -- ARCHIVING /RECORDED SESSIONS:
Select the following options:
Automatically Open New Archives (archives are by default set to "open")
Access Settings (expand by clicking the >); place a check mark in the "Enable Guest Access" (creates a web link that can be used in emails; backup or in future/other Blackboard courses)
Beginning an archive session (short video)
Create a menu tab; e.g., Wimba Groups for easy access by students; then use this menu tab to set up a Wimba classroom for each group:
Now that room(s) are created need to add a Wimba Classroom Blackboard link:
Will need to create a Wimba classroom for each group
Is There a Quick-Tips Brochure for Faculty?