KSI Virtual Classroom Tool User Guide
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1 Click: Start All Programs Virtual Classroom Student Toolkit Communication Tool
to activate the Communication Tool.
2 On the User name and password request window, please fill in your first name, last name and assigned password and then click the “OK” button.
3 Once the user name and password clears the security check, a classroom selection drop down box will show. Highlight the desired classroom on the drop down box and click the “OK” button to enter the classroom.
4 After entering the classroom, there are four tabs on the top. They are “WebBrowser”, “ClassRoom”, “Publish Information”, “Chronobot” and “Skype”.
5 The WebBrowser will show the web pages that are "pushed" (made to show in WebBrowser) by other students and/or the instructor.
6 The ClassRoom tab will show the virtual classroom. The instructor and students who are currently active in the classroom will have yellow faces. Those not logged in will be depicted as gray faces.
7 The “Publish Information” will activate the interface where users can push web pages to show all others in the classroom. Type the web addresses in the text boxes and click the “Push” button. Everyone will be able to see that page by using the “WebBrowser” interface.
8 The “Skype” will allow the Student Tool to work with Skype application installed on your computer. You must sign in to the Skype first before you want to use this interface. You can check your Skype Status by clicking “Check Status” button. By clicking “Call Teacher” button, you can connect with teacher’s Skype and have an audio conversation and even video conversation with Teacher.
9 Messages can be written by typing in the text area on the right-bottom side of the interface. Click the “Send” button to post your message to all in the classroom. All sent messages will be shown in the message window on the right side of the interface.
9 When you exit the VC Tool, you will prompted to save a transcript. You may save a transcript of the messages in the conversation on your local hard drive or storage.