MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

WEBEX CLASSROOM

"Prepared in collaboration with the MD Anderson Cancer Center Research Medical Library, Laurissa Gann, Mahsa Dehghanpour and Robert Tillman.”

PREPARE PARTICIPANTS FOR THE SESSION
CREATE THE OPTIMAL ENVIRONMENT
ROOM ADVOCACY
SET EXPECTATIONS FOR STUDENTS
POLLING
BREAKOUT ROOMS

 

PREPARE PARTICIPANTS FOR THE SESSION

Video

Preparation

Engage Participants

Be Transparent

 

CREATE THE OPTIMAL ENVIRONMENT

Reduce Background Noise

Much like an in-person class, it is important to set expectations for student participation.

 

Manage Bandwidth

Keep in mind that Webex requires a lot of bandwidth to operate and your attendees will have different levels of connectivity.

 

Manage Chat

WebEx1

 

Lock Video View

WebEx2 (2)

 

 

Change Presenters

The host has the ability to designate another meeting attendee as the Presenter. 

WebEx3 (2)

 

ROOM ADVOCACY

Assign a Room Advocate

A room advocate or assistant is extremely helpful when teaching. An advocate could be a colleague or teaching assistant. Their role is to manage any issues that might arise so the instructor can focus on instruction.

A room advocate can assist in the following ways:

 

SET EXPECTATIONS FOR STUDENTS

Much like an in-person class, it is important to set expectations for student participation.

 

POLLING

Polling can be used in education to:

Turn on Polling feature

WebEx4

 

Create a Poll

View Webex support article in Polling

 

BREAKOUT ROOMS

Currently, Webex Meetings does not have breakout room functionality. To use breakout rooms you must use Webex Training. Details about creating a Webex Training session can be found here. Additional details on Managing Breakout Sessions in Webex Training can be found here.