Polling in MS Teams
MS Teams has a polling feature that can be used in chat or a live meeting. Results are visible to team members in real time. Access the chat from the live meeting Click the three dots at the bottom of the chat tool Click Forms (if it's not already showing then search for forms in the Find an...
15 Apr, 2020
Emailing All MS Team Members
Emailing all MS Teams members requires a one-time modification of the default MS Teams email subscription settings in the Outlook desktop app or Office 365 online version. Once modified, you can use the MS Team email address to send an email to all MS Team members. The instructions below describe...
17 Apr, 2020
Optimization Bandwidth for Video Conferencing
*Please note this article is currently under review. Optimization Bandwidth for Video Conferencing In an effort to increase the quality of online meetings for our customers we have created an easy to use a checklist of “best practices” for connecting to an online video conferencing service...
17 Jul, 2020
FAQ on Web Conferencing Tools
*Please note this article is currently under review. Frequently Asked Questions on Web Conferencing Tools Q: What web conferencing tools are supported by Eastern? A: Blackboard Collaborate, MS Teams, and Webex. Q: What are the minimum hardware equipment requirements? A: The minimum...
27 Jul, 2020
Getting Started with Blackboard Collaborate
Students Note: Not every class uses Collaborate. If you don't see it in your class, confirm with your instructor that they have made it available and expect you to use it. Blackboard Collaborate is a simple, convenient, and reliable web conferencing solution built into Blackboard. Faculty can add...
26 Aug, 2020
Choosing a Web Conferencing Tool
Blackboard Collaborate We strongly recommend Blackboard Collaborate for conducting synchronous online or hybrid classes. The tool requires the least amount of setup to use. Typically, you can add it to your existing courses in less than a minute and it's ready to be used by the students and...
20 Aug, 2020