Using webcams

Background

If activated by the administrator, you can use webcams to monitor, record or talk to your students.

Procedure

Proceed as follows to monitor students via their webcams:

  • In the Class view, use the Screens/Faces  toggle to monitor the students' screen or the students themselves.

Proceed as follows to use webcams as a source and to record the students' webcam feeds:

  1. In the Class view under Sources, select Webcam
  2. Select:
    • Play live to show the teacher's or a student's webcam feed on the students' computers - the students have no control.
    • Copy live + Booth camera to show the teacher's or a student's webcam feed to the students, not giving them any control at first. Afterwards, a copy opens automatically, granting the students control over the copy.
    • Record live + Booth camera to show the teacher's or a student's webcam feed to the students, while simultaneously recording their voices and webcam feed. Afterwards, the students get the recording on top of a copy of the source.
  3. Click Start activity  to start the activity.
  4. Click Stop activity  to stop the activity
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