Webinar

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Click on the logo at the top left, to return to the main page.

Introduction

This page contains step-by-step instructions on how to use the big blue button (BBB) webinar server for an online meeting/presentation from the Stellenbosch University campus and also off campus.

Please note: For the moment all webinars are conducted using the "Demo Meeting" session.

Quick Guide for participants

Hardware requirements

Internet device with keyboard (for typing questions to presenters) and speakers/headset (for listening to the presenters). Webcam or microphone required if you want to join an audio conversation.

Software requirements

- Fast Internet connection. Test your Internet connection speed at: http://www.speedtest.net

- Recommended browser: Mozilla Firefox 19. Download from: http://www.firefox.com

- Adobe Flash Player 11. Download from http://www.adobe.com/support/flashplayer/downloads.html

How to join the webinar (Please test beforehand - it is already available)

  1. Go to http://tex.sun.ac.za
  2. Type your name.
  3. Click Join.
  4. Click Allow.
  5. Click Join Audio.

Understanding the screen layout

Users: Refers to the chair and presenters. You should be able to see the names of the presenters once they have logged in.

Listeners: Refers to the audience. You should see your name listed once logged in.

Video doc: Real-time image of presenters.

Chat: Area where you can type questions to the presenters. You can even select a colour for your questions.

Center of the screen: This is where the presenters will display and manage their presentation.

Step 1 - Local computer hardware and software setup

Step 2 - Webinar session management

View the BBB help videos

Technical Support

Source Code

http://github.com/bigbluebutton

Test System

http://demo.bigbluebutton.org

Other Information