Wimba Live Classroom and Wimba Voice Tools
Wimba Live classroom provides you with the opportunity to connect to students beyond the boundaries of the classroom. This tool can be used to deliver and record lecture material from anywhere at any time - all you need is a computer with camera and microphone, and an Internet connection. You can use Wimba to teach virtual classes, connect to students remotely during office hours, moderate study groups, and develop content for delivery at a later point in time.
Note: If you have never used Wimba before, but are contemplating it, please stop here and take some time to read about Collaborate.
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Using Wimba Live Classroom and Voice Tools
In some courses, your instructor may use Wimba tools to deliver and record lecture material for certain lecture topics or class periods, to connect to you remotely for virtual office hours, moderate study groups, or as the basis for delivering a fully online course.
The tutorials below provide information on ensuring you are properly set up to use Wimba and directions on how to contribute to courses that use this environment.
Setting up your computer
Contributing audio and video content in Wimba Live Classroom
Posting to a Wimba Voice Board
Using Voice Direct
Please Note: If your course uses the Collaborate system, please click here for more information.
For support with Blackboard and related technology tools please visit the full Blackboard Learn site at www.uab.edu/bblearn