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Getting Started for Instructors

Logging in JMU WebEx Training Center at jmu.webex.com with your JMU eID.

Creating the online virtual learning environment for your class by


scheduling a WebEx Training session and sending a copy of the
invitation to yourself.

Libraries and Educational Technologies (LET), LET Support: 540-568-5312, letsupport@jmu.edu


Creating a WebEx Session in

Navigate to your course on Canvas and click WebEx on the left


hand-side

If this is your first time creating WebEx


sessions in Canvas you will want to click
on Account Settings in the top right-
hand corner

Once you have three


green checkmarks click
on WebEx on the left-
hand side again

Schedule a new session for your class

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1. Edit how frequently the session should repeat
2. Select the appropriate timezone (UTC -04:00 America/New York for
JMU's timezone)
3. Select when the first session should occur
4. Edit the duration of the session
5. Select the appropriate WebEx center for your session

Click on the Host button to launch your WebEx session

Libraries and Educational Technologies (LET), LET Support: 540-568-5312, letsupport@jmu.edu


To prepare for the class meeting, make sure connect your
headset with microphone and webcam to your computer
or laptop. Using a headset will minimize unnecessary
background sound and optimize the audio effect of
a class meeting.

Right after the meeting session starts, make sure select


Call Using Computer if you use a web browser (vs. an
App) to join a WebEx class meeting, and Test
speaker/microphone.

Make sure select Call


Using Computer &
Test
speaker/microphone

Libraries and Educational Technologies (LET), LET Support: 540-568-5312, letsupport@jmu.edu


Managing a WebEx online virtual classroom with the Session Info and Participation Panels

Toggle between Participation and Chat windows

Participant
Window

Toggle
Video/Mute
Audio

Session Participant Reaction


Info Bar View Chat
window

Enter Chat
window

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Presenting in a WebEx online virtual classroom with presentation function

Annotation & Navigation

Various views of presentation

Check and Clear


Participation
feedback
feedback status

Toggle between participants, chat, recording, and


polling results

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Video Tutorials from Lynda
Logging in http://sites.jmu.edu/lynda/ with your JMU eID, and looking for the
course:
following

Up and Running with WebEx Training Center

The following segments from the course highlight the core functions for teaching with
WebEx Training Center with step-by-step directions:

Scheduling and setting up a training session


(1m 36s)
Understanding the Participant panel features
(3m 21s) files and polls to share
Uploading
Displaying
(6m 10s) slides and animations
(3m 3s)
Annotating slides and whiteboards
(6m 48s) audio and video files
Presenting
Sharing
(2m 12s)a live application
(8m 56s)
Setting up breakout sessions
(1m 12s)a website
Sharing
Sharing
(55s) web content (1m
29s)
Recording sessions (5m
28s)

For further support and information about WebEx for teaching and
learning, please contact LET Support: 540-568-5312,
letsupport@jmu.edu.

Image references:
WebEx Wikimedia

Commons

Siim Sepp, 2006 Igneous rock gabbro. Photomicrograph with crossed

polars. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/5a/

Gabbro_pmg_ss_2006.jpg Thin sections of limestone rocks under an

optical microscope https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/

File:Thin_sections.JPG

Libraries and Educational Technologies (LET), LET Support: 540-568-5312, letsupport@jmu.edu