Quick Start Guide to Webinar

Quick Start Guide to Webinar

How to Join SIDC Webinar?

Instructions for joining SIDC e-learning & webinar:

Webex Webinar for Classroom Training

Follow the below steps to joinWebex Webinar for Classroom Training:
1. Click Events as shown in the below screen.

Here you can see Events page with all Event links.
2. Click on Event link as shown below.

Event page is displayed as shown in the below screen.

3. Click Assess to SIDC e-Learning Portal and you will be navigated to Program Landing Screen.

4. Attempt the pretest and once complete, move to the classroom training for webinar details.

 

5. Click copy meeting password and click Join virtual session as below.

Note: Copy MeetingPassword for your further reference.
6. Click Join virtual Session, to view Webex page as shown below.

7. Paste the copied Meeting Password from program landing screen in the Event password textbox.

8. You can either tick desktop app to use webex application or web app to join via browser.

9. In order to join event, enter your First name, Last name, & Email address in the provided textboxes.

10, once webinar finishes, navigate to post test as below to complete the webinar.

Zoom virtual session for Classroom Training

This zoom session helps you to communicate virtually with admin and Trainer. Here Admin acts as Host and Trainer as Co-host.
Note: Once admin starts the zoom virtual session, learner can join it.
Zoom virtual session with admin & trainer
Follow the below steps to view zoom virtual session:

  1. Click Join Virtual Session to view zoom login page.

Note: If Zoom application is installed in your PC you can directly click on Launch meeting.

2. Click Join from your Browser to start virtual session and the screen is displayed as shown below.

3. You can also select audio and video preferences as shown in the above screen.
4. Enter Your Name in the provided textbox and click Join, so that screen displayed as shown below.

Installing Webex for Webinar

1. Once you click on the link, download Webex Meeting application and open the downloaded installer.

2. Click Run to install Webex Meeting.

3. Enter your email and name to join the webinar. After entering information into all of the required fields, simply click on the “Next” button to enter the webinar room.

 

4. Once completed, you will be able to participate in the session and are ready to interact with the speaker or trainer.

 

 

Adjust Audio Settings

Only the speaker or trainer can talk in a webinar. However, the speaker or trainer can enable your microphone for voice interaction and you can adjust your speaker settings.

Click the Audio Settings button in the lower left to change your speaker settings.

NOTE: A speaker or trainer can choose to promote you during a webinar, and allow you access to a variety of tools via the menu bar such as enabling your audio and video as well as sharing your screen.

Webinar Interaction

  • In a Webex webinar, you can interact with the speaker or trainer by using the
  • Raise Your Hand or;
  • Chat or;
  • Q&A

NOTE: Subject to access of those features enabled by the speaker or trainer.

Raise Your Hand

  1. Click the Raise Hand button at any time to indicate to the speaker or trainer that you have a question.
  2. Click the Lower Hand button to lower your hand.

Send Messages with Chat

NOTE: Chat is a feature that is controlled by the webinar speaker or trainer. The speaker or trainer can choose to allow participants to chat with everyone, only speaker or trainer, or with no one.

  1. Click the Chat button to open the chat panel.
  2. Type your message in the Text box at the bottom of the panel.
  3. Press Enter to send your message.

How to Leave a Webinar?

  1. Click the Leave Meeting button in the dialog box.

How to view the recorded webex webinar?

If you are unable to attend your webex webinar session, follow the steps given below to view your recording:
Note: Copy Password for your further reference.
1. Click webinar recording, on program landing screen as shown below.

Webex page is displayed as shown in the below screen.

2. Paste the copied Password from program landing screen in the provided textbox and click OK.

3. Click on the play button to view it.

Zoom

 

Note: Copy Password for your further reference.
1. Click webinar recording, on program landing screen as shown below.

Zoom page is displayed as shown in the below screen.

 

2. Paste the copied Password from program landing screen in the provided textbox.
3. Click Watch Recording, in order to view your zoom web meeting and webinar session.

SIDC eLearning and Webinar Requirements

To participate in a SIDC Webinar, you need a computer, a smartphone or a tablet PC with an internet connection of at least 1 Mbit/s.

To reduce the possibility of issues that may interrupt the webinar, we recommend that you suspend or pause any internet downloads and close any open browser tabs. Additionally, we recommend that you temporarily disable any applications that might impact the Internet connection speed, e.g., Skype, etc.

System requirements

  • An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)
  • Speakers and a microphone – built-in or USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth
  • A webcam or HD webcam – built-in or USB plug-in
  • Or, a HD cam or HD camcorder with video capture card

Supported operating systems

  • macOS X with macOS 10.7 or later
  • Windows 10
    Note: For devices running Windows 10, they must run Windows 10 Home, Pro, or Enterprise. S Mode is not supported.
  • Windows 8 or 8.1
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista with SP1 or later
  • Windows XP with SP3 or later
  • Ubuntu 12.04 or higher
  • Mint 17.1 or higher
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 or higher
  • Oracle Linux 6.4 or higher
  • CentOS 6.4 or higher
  • Fedora 21 or higher
  • OpenSUSE 13.2 or higher
  • ArchLinux (64-bit only)

Supported tablet and mobile devices

Supported browsers

  • Windows: IE 11+,  Edge 12+, Firefox 27+,  Chrome 30+
  • Mac: Safari 7+, Firefox 27+,  Chrome 30+
  • Linux: Firefox 27+,  Chrome 30+

Processor and RAM requirements

Minimum Recommended
Processor Single Core 1Ghz or Higher Dual Core 2Ghz or Higher (i3/i5/i7 or AMD equivalent)
RAM N/A 4Gb

Notes:

  • Dual and single core laptops have a reduced frame rate when screen sharing (around 5 frames per second). For optimum screen sharing performance on laptops we recommend a quad core processor or higher.
  • Linux requires a processor or graphics card that can support OpenGL 2.0 or higher.

Bandwidth requirements

The bandwidth used by Webex will be optimized for the best experience based on the participants’ network. It will automatically adjust for 3G, WiFi or Wired environments.

Recommended bandwidth for meetings and webinar panelists:

  • For 1:1 video calling:
    • 600kbps (up/down) for high quality video
    • 1.2 Mbps (up/down) for 720p HD video
    • Receiving 1080p HD video requires 1.8 Mbps (up/down)
    • Sending 1080p HD video requires 1.8 Mbps (up/down)
  • For group video calling:
    • 800kbps/1.0Mbps (up/down) for high quality video
    • For gallery view and/or 720p HD video: 1.5Mbps/1.5Mbps (up/down)
    • Receiving 1080p HD video requires 2.5mbps (up/down)
    • Sending 1080p HD video requires 3.0 Mbps (up/down)
  • For screen sharing only (no video thumbnail): 50-75kbps
  • For screen sharing with  video thumbnail: 50-150kbps
  • For audio VoiP: 60-80kbps

Recommended bandwidth for webinar attendees:

  • For 1:1 video calling: 600kbps (down) for high quality video and 1.2 Mbps (down) for HD video
  • For screen sharing only (no video thumbnail): 50-75kbps (down)
  • For screen sharing with  video thumbnail: 50-150kbps (down)
  • For audio VoiP: 60-80kbps (down)

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