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VMI Canvas Options for Distance Learning

Canvas Conferences

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Canvas: Conferences/Big Blue Button

NOTE: Currently, BBB conferences last for 14 days ONLY.
In your course:

  1. Click Conferences on the left-hand side; click on the +Conference button on the top-left; NAME your lecture (ex: lecture 1); select time if more than 60 minutes; check the Enable Recording; leave Invite All Course Members Checked; and click on Update.
  2. For your conference, click Start on the right-hand side; wait for the conference to open; and join with your computer's microphone.You may add your webcam for cadets to see you (it's the video recorder button at the bottom OR share your screen with the computer monitor icon. 
  3. NOTE: if you want to use your .pptx and voice over. Click on the computer monitor icon and open your .pptx.
  4. To END your meeting, click on the 3 dots at the top-right and select end meeting, and click Yes.
  5. Go back to the Conferences option on the left-hand side to see all of your conferences/lectures!