Monday, 25 March 2013

SchoolNet's March webinars



Our SchoolNet webinars usually take place from 6:00-6:30 pm on a designated week evening,  and these will mostly link to the free online courses that are being offered which is currently 'Use Google for Professional development'. Here are the details of the two remaining webinars for March 2013. Please join us if you can. 

1. Get to know Google +
Google + is Google's social network designed to let you share up-to-the second updates, ideas, thoughts, links and media with your friends and the public. Google always does things at a slightly different angle and this is true of Google+. Join this 15 minute webinar to find out more...

Meeting NameLet's explore Google +
SummaryThis webinar takes a look at Google plus and its interesting features. It covers
*What is Google +
*Highlights of interesting features
*Circles
*How to write a post
*How to receive a notification
*Benefits to education

WhenThursday 14th March 6:00 PM
Duration
: 15 minutes
Presenter: Fiona Beal
To join the meetinghttp://meet78641452.adobeconnect.com/exploregoogleplus/ 



Webinar presentation and recording
This is the SlideShare presentation used in the webinar:



Here is the recording of the webinar ‘Let’s explore Google+’.
http://meet78641452.adobeconnect.com/p9itas0ae70/


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2. So, how does a Google hangout work?
Google hangouts are a free video chat service from Google, connected to Google +, that enables both one-on-one chats and group chats with up to ten people at a time. There are enormous benefits to this for education.

Meeting NameSo how does a Google hangout work?
SummaryGoogle hangouts are part of Google plus. This video chat feature allows you to invite nine others (total of 10) to video chat, IM chat, watch YouTube videos together, share documents and much much more. These are perfect for professional development or planning sessions

When: Tuesday 26th March 6pm
Duration: 15 minutes
Presenter: Fiona Beal
To join the meeting: http://meet78641452.adobeconnect.com/googlehangouts/


Webinar recording
Google hangouts are a free video chat service from Google, connected to Google +, that enables both one-on-one chats and group chats with up to ten people at a time. There are enormous benefits to this for education. This is the webinar recording entitled 'So, how does a Google hangout work?


video

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Test your system first
1) (Must do this) Test your connection:
If you have never experienced an Adobe Connect  webinar before all you really need to do for  is test your connection before the time as you might need to add an add-in: http://meet78641452.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm


2) Click on the link, log in as a guest and write your name
Then on the evening just click on the link, log in as a guest and write your name.

3) (Optional) Get a quick overview:
http://www.adobe.com/go/connectpro_overview

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