IET TCM Event 2013: OU Live, powered by Blackboard Collaborate
Location: Jennie Lee Building Meeting Room 1 Ground Floor at 10:00 am
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17 June 2013
Using OU Live
If you are based on campus please join us for this informal, face-to-face session, have a cup of coffee/tea (with biscuits!) and contribute to the discussion. This event will be broadcast live online for every one to watch and will be recorded for replay.
Abstract: This session will provide an update on the progress made in the first part of this year after undertaking adoption of Blackboard Collaborate, to eventually replace Elluminate. In line with previous briefings, reference will be made to the standard overview available via http://goo.gl/3NtHV with more emphasis on the immediate next steps for piloting, following successful staff training, familiarisation and trials. In addition to this, a few tips and tricks from recent training will be shown through live demos, following good response from regional and national staff development sessions. Colleagues will also get an opportunity to ask questions surgery-style as required on the day.
All staff are asked to note that project information continues to be updated via http://intranet.open.ac.uk/learning-systems and the staff-only area is available via http://learn3.open.ac.uk/site/OU-Live
Presenter: Rhodri Thomas (IT) Sharon Monie (LTS)
Location: Jennie Lee Building Meeting Room 1 Ground floor
Please post your feedback in the 'Contribute to the discussion' box below
Looking through the edited podcast episode covering the event, the following rough timecodes may be of interest to folks looking for something specific:
- Overview, features and timelines: 02:00
- Comparison of Elluminate and OU Live: 10:20
- Demo of system on staff-facing learn3 VLE: 13:50
- ‘Tips & Tricks’: 48:20
- Mobile: 66:10
15:49 on 22 July 2013 (Edited 15:50 on 22 July 2013)
ALs and others who are present users of Elluminate can attend one of the OU Live transition events run on the Talking point site at http://learn3.open.ac.uk/course/view.php?name=TALKING-POINT. These will be run on Saturdays from 31st August to 28th September. The events include live demonstrations, practice rooms, a quiz and a FAQ wiki. Information, a bookings wiki and a timetable for the day can be found on the site.
For new users, Online choices is running an introduction to OU Live on the first Thursday evening of every month at 7-30pm. You can book your place at http://learn3.open.ac.uk/mod/ouwiki/view.php?id=10865 and you will find the live demonstration room at http://learn3.open.ac.uk/mod/subpage/view.php?id=38129
16:16 on 25 July 2013