CISCSO WebEx

During Semester 2 2011 we piloted 2 components of CISCO WebEx. This includes Training Center and Meeting Center that combine interactive technologies such as voice, video, instant messaging, application sharing, polling, and whiteboarding:
  • WebEx Meeting Center - Integrated live audio, video and data. Share presentations, applications and conduct web tours (max. attendees = 25) - brochure
  • WebEx Training Center - virtual learning environment that includes audio, video, application sharing and content display (max. attendees = 30) - brochure

Latest know issues can be viewed via the TELT System Summaries.

Training Schedule
Semester 2 2011 pilot participants attended the following training:

1 x 60 minute live online WebEx Meeting Centerorientation session via WebEx (archive recordings to be provided)
Date: 10 November 2011
Time: 10am – 11am
Location: online via WebEx

1 x 60 minute live online WebEx Training Centerorientation session via WebEx (archive recordings to be provided)
Date: 30 November 2011
Time: 11am – 12noon
Location: online via WebEx

For further pilot information please see other sites of interest or contact:

Karsten Sommer
Educational Technologist | Room 426, Level 4, Matthews Building | Gate 11, Botany Street, Randwick | Learning and Teaching @ UNSW |
Email: k.sommer@unsw.edu.au | Web Site: http://learningandteaching.unsw.edu.au |
Tel: + 61 (2) 9385 2842 | Fax: + 61 (2) 9385 2463

Pilot project participants!

Since one of our goals as a TELT group is to enhance your experience with Training Centre or Meeting Centre and this pilot, please, watch the following tutorials:

For Training Center: introductory video; overview; live demo (requires registration); free trail (requires registration)
For Meeting Center: introductory video; overview; live demo (requires registration); free trail (requires registration)

Consider it a PILOT BOOT CAMP.

TELT System and Technical Information Summary

WebEx Training Center features

PowerPanels™
Deliver full-screen views for learners while you manage training sessions behind the scenes using floating panels. Track attendee activity, respond to questions presented in Q&A and chat, and review poll results.

Multimedia Training Content
Engage learners with PowerPoint® presentations that include animations, transitions, Flash,™ 3D objects, and streaming video.

Information Sharing
Share documents, demonstrate software, and sketch ideas in real time on a whiteboard. Add interest by creating data and annotating on-the-fly.

Hands-On Lab
Connect online learners with remote computers, applications, and simulations before, during, or after live training sessions to reinforce learning with hands-on activities.

Breakout Sessions
Promote active learning by conducting multiple, simultaneous collaborative activities in small groups. Trainers can “walk around the room” and see how each group is doing.

Threaded Q&A
Boost interaction with threaded Q&A showing questions and related responses.

Attention Indicator
Gauge student engagement with a visual attention indicator.

Multiple Panelists
Bring in trainers from different locations to train collaboratively.

Streaming Video Integration
Engage learners and improve interaction with live video, using a web or video camera.

Integrated VoIP Conferencing
Give attendees the flexibility to join a class using VoIP on their computer.

Microsoft® Outlook® Integration
Streamline scheduling using existing enterprise processes.

APIs and Standards Support
Extend your learning technology investments and ensure interoperability.

Testing and Grading
Assess comprehension, measure proficiency, and share correct answers within a session. Use web-based test libraries for pre- and post-session training.

Polls and Surveys
Measure session effectiveness and gather feedback for future sessions.

Registration and Reporting
Simplify session registration and easily track attendance.

Cross-Platform Support
Access WebEx Training Center from different environments simultaneously, on Windows, Mac, Linux, and Solaris operating systems.

Record and Playback
Record training sessions for reuse and review. Stream recordings within live sessions or post for learners to play back at their convenience.

On-Demand Module
Create, manage, deliver, and access training on demand. View sessions from the user-friendly player, with intelligent search, detailed tracking, file transfer, and integrated testing.

14 day free trail (requires registration)

WebEx Meeting Center features

Document, Application, and Desktop Sharing
Show documents, applications, and your desktop to remote attendees in real time. Pass control to attendees so they can share their desktops, or annotate yours. Collaborate on content as you annotate and enlarge documents or graphics. Switch between different sharing modes without transitions or distractions. No need to upload files to a server.

Rich Multimedia Experience
Engage your audience by incorporating multimedia in your presentations: PowerPoint,® Flash™ animations, and audio and video.

Integrated VoIP
Offer a rich meeting experience with Cisco WebEx integrated audio.

Active Talker
Identify who’s speaking by a flashing icon in the meeting participant panel.

Video Conferencing
Give your attendees a real-time visual reference. Simulate face-to-face meetings with participants from multiple locations using Multi-Point Video.

Meeting Recording, Editing, and Playback
Record meetings and applications for future reference, training, or demos.

Desktop Integration Suite
Initiate meetings instantly from Microsoft Office® Microsoft Outlook,® Lotus Notes, and a variety of instant messaging solutions.

One-Click Meeting Access
Start a meeting and invite attendees instantly from your desktop, taskbar, or favorite applications.

Easy Meeting Invites
Send meeting invitations and reminders using an automated phone call, text message, email from your local client, or IM and other instant messengers.

Cross-Platform Support
Meet with anyone using WebEx, on all common operating system platforms: Windows, Mac, Linux, and Solaris—or even on a mobile device.

WebEx Collaboration Cloud Performance and Reliability
Conduct multipoint interactive meetings worldwide—without latency or interruptions.

Switched Network, 128-Bit SSL Encryption, and PKI Secure Meetings
Secure your most confidential meetings with end-to-end security encryption. Control access by requiring attendees to present PKI certificates to join.

PowerPanels™
Deliver full-screen views for attendees while you manage meeting activity behind the scenes.

Presentation Notes Panel
View presentation notes within a private panel while you share a presentation.

14 day free trail (requires registration)

Sites of interest