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Activating audio and video controls


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with Karen Hyder

Video: Activating audio and video controls

Audio options are set when you create a session and enable telephone audio, Voice over IP audio, or both. As participants join the session, they'll be prompted to access telephone audio or Voice over IP audio, and once they make their selection, you'll see an icon to the left of their name displaying how they've joined the audio. A microphone icon will also show up to the right of the person's name. That microphone icon controls whether or not their audio is muted or unmuted.
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  1. 1m 47s
    1. Welcome
      1m 2s
    2. What you need to know
      45s
  2. 11m 26s
    1. Introducing WebEx and registering for a session
      2m 57s
    2. Joining a session
      1m 37s
    3. Setting your preferences
      3m 53s
    4. Accessing the downloadable tools
      2m 59s
  3. 27m 27s
    1. Creating an instant session
      2m 21s
    2. Scheduling and setting up a training session
      1m 36s
    3. Selecting audio conference settings
      2m 22s
    4. Setting a session's date, time, and occurrence
      2m 34s
    5. Scheduling in-session hands-on labs
      51s
    6. Requiring registration
      2m 6s
    7. Inviting attendees and presenters
      2m 59s
    8. Setting session options and customizing a greeting
      3m 18s
    9. Setting up breakout sessions
      1m 12s
    10. Editing email options
      3m 33s
    11. Setting session information and adding course material
      1m 30s
    12. Adding tests
      1m 29s
    13. Saving settings as templates
      1m 36s
  4. 12m 40s
    1. Logging in from email
      2m 30s
    2. Introducing the WebEx user interface
      1m 8s
    3. Understanding WebEx panels
      2m 55s
    4. Sending and receiving chat messages
      3m 13s
    5. Viewing preloaded content
      2m 54s
  5. 13m 0s
    1. Logging in as a host and adjusting the session
      2m 20s
    2. Creating tests
      2m 44s
    3. Modifying session settings
      4m 11s
    4. Assigning participant privileges
      3m 45s
  6. 19m 43s
    1. Understanding the Participant panel features
      3m 21s
    2. Using emoticons to engage participants
      4m 18s
    3. Activating audio and video controls
      3m 2s
    4. Changing participant roles
      2m 21s
    5. Inviting and expelling participants after the session has started
      2m 12s
    6. Using the Q&A panel
      4m 29s
  7. 40m 38s
    1. Uploading files and polls to share
      6m 10s
    2. Displaying slides and animations
      3m 3s
    3. Annotating slides and whiteboards
      6m 48s
    4. Presenting audio and video files
      2m 12s
    5. Sharing a live application
      8m 56s
    6. Enabling a user to control a shared application remotely
      3m 21s
    7. Showing a poll question and its results
      5m 51s
    8. Transferring files to participants
      1m 53s
    9. Sharing a web site
      55s
    10. Sharing web content
      1m 29s
  8. 12m 45s
    1. Understanding telephony and VoIP audio
      5m 34s
    2. Starting the audio conference
      1m 44s
    3. Testing and troubleshooting audio
      3m 20s
    4. Understanding web camera video options
      2m 7s
  9. 11m 41s
    1. Using polls to support interaction
      2m 21s
    2. Creating and saving poll questions
      4m 0s
    3. Customizing poll settings
      2m 41s
    4. Downloading the WebEx Poll Questionnaire Editor
      2m 39s
  10. 8m 19s
    1. Managing breakout sessions
      8m 19s
  11. 9m 41s
    1. Recording sessions
      5m 28s
    2. Managing network-based recordings
      4m 13s
  12. 2m 31s
    1. Ending a session and saving files
      1m 3s
    2. Reviewing the session files
      1m 28s
  13. 2m 0s
    1. Next steps
      2m 0s

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Watch the Online Video Course Up and Running with WebEx Training Center
2h 53m Beginner Feb 27, 2012

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Watch as author Karen Hyder demonstrates how to use WebEx Training Center to hold effective online meetings with audio, video, and screen sharing capabilities. This course covers how to set up, host, and manage sessions using built-in collaboration tools; how to engage presenters with chat and polling; how to share presentation duties with other participants; and how to use the WebEx recording features to make content available to others at a later date.

Note: Those using Meeting Center will also be able to use this course.

Topics include:
  • Registering for a session
  • Creating an instant session
  • Inviting attendees and presenters
  • Logging in to a session from email
  • Adding course materials and tests
  • Sending and receiving WebEx chat messages
  • Assigning participant privileges
  • Activating audio and video controls
  • Changing participant roles
  • Uploading files and polls
  • Displaying and annotating slides
  • Enabling remote control of shared applications
  • Sharing web content
  • Troubleshooting audio
  • Managing breakout sessions
  • Recording and reviewing sessions
Subjects:
Business Education + Elearning
Software:
WebEx
Author:
Karen Hyder

Activating audio and video controls

Audio options are set when you create a session and enable telephone audio, Voice over IP audio, or both. As participants join the session, they'll be prompted to access telephone audio or Voice over IP audio, and once they make their selection, you'll see an icon to the left of their name displaying how they've joined the audio. A microphone icon will also show up to the right of the person's name. That microphone icon controls whether or not their audio is muted or unmuted.

If you've set the Mute Attendees upon Entry, they will be muted as they join. To unmute their audio, they'll need to click the microphone button to the right of their names. I'll click mine now, you'll hear a tone, and when I click my microphone icon again, a tone tells me my audio has been muted. If a participant's microphone is open and I can hear background noise, I can click the person's microphone to mute them. That's very handy when participants don't realize their microphone is open and maybe have even walked away from their desks.

If I'd like to show my web camera image to participants, I can click the camera or Start my video icon. My web camera image displays in the top portion of the participant panel. I can change whose image is displayed by using the Lock button in the lower left, choose specify participants, choose my name or any one participant's name, and click OK. This makes my web camera the active screen and participants can see me as I'm teaching the session.

If you'd like to enable participants' video, be sure that you change the attendee privileges to use Send Video. Then the participants also see a camera icon to the right of their own names and when they click, I can see the participants' cameras as well. I'll need to go back to the Lock button, choose the active speaker, and click OK. And now whoever's talking will be seen in the Participant panel.

You can show up to six different web cameras at once and know that your bandwidth may be burdened by multiple cameras being displayed at the same time. So if you're having any kind of technical difficulties where the software is behaving slowly or sluggishly, turn off the web cameras. Ask participants to click the green camera icon to turn off. Go ahead Greg, if you would please, turn off your camera. While you can mute and unmute someone's audio, for privacy reasons you cannot turn on and off their camera.

Remember, those features would need to be turned on in advance, so participants can use them when they join.

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