Engagement Improves Learning Outcomes A key to effectively teaching is interacting with your audience and making sure your learners are engaged, regardless of whether the audience is local or at a distance. Here are some tips for creating engagement with [...]
September 12, 2016
September 11, 2015
Play in the Technology Sandbox We're recreating the fun of your childhood backyard sandbox with the FREE monthly ICS Technology Sandbox. Learn about new technology and services in an easygoing, encouraging environment with ICS experts ready to answer [...]
June 1, 2015
Need tips for using WisLine Anytime Web? Check out these videos!The following short videos are divided into specific concepts that users find most helpful:
Accessing WisLine Anytime Web conferences can be done easily from your WisLine Anytime account verification email, or from the WisLine Anytime Dashboard.
Audio is essential for communicating at a distance. WisLine Anytime Web allows users to connect using their phone or their computer (with a microphone and speakers).
Sharing Documents and Applications
Sharing documents or presentations (Word, PDF, PowerPoint, etc) is a pretty simple process. Sharing your desktop or other applications, like with a website walkthrough, is also user-friendly.
Engaging with Presentations
Sometimes sharing a document isn't enough -- you need to draw attention to specific parts of a presentation or document, or you want to easily tailor your presentation to a specific audience without recreating your entire presentation.
Moderator tools allow a conference moderator to grant certain privileges, mute/unmute certain attendees, or alter the chat function of the conference.
Being able to see and hear conference attendees improves personal connections. Improved video sharing in WisLine Anytime Web makes it even better to meet at a distance.
Recording your WisLine Anytime Web conferences couldn't be easier. Click a couple buttons, and wait for an email to retrieve your recording!
How do you use WisLine Anytime Web? We'd love to hear from you!
For more information about WisLine Anytime Web: http://ics.uwex.edu/wisline-suite/web-conferencing/wisline-anytime-web/ For more information about WisLine Web: http://ics.uwex.edu/wisline-suite/web-conferencing/ For more information about the WisLine Suite of services: http://ics.uwex.edu/wisline-suite/
May 27, 2015
A highlight of the event, UW-Extension & UW Colleges Chancellor Cathy Sandeen speaks to ICS Open House guests on Transforming Lives Through Education. Open House guests were welcomed in The Pyle Center lobby by ICS team members [...]
WisLine Suite The WisLine Suite is ICS’ collection of services for audio conferencing, video conferencing, web conferencing, and webcasting. Together, these services are communications systems which can be used separately, or blended, in order to help you meet, teach and [...]
March 26, 2015
Fifty million people in the United States use their phones to watch videos. Mobile devices are less of a novelty these days and more of a necessity, and not just for calling or texting. The convenience of being able to [...]
Recording Studios located on the lower level of The Pyle Center Incorporating media into your instructional content is an excellent way to engage your audience, and the Self-Recording Studios in The Pyle Center provide a high-quality setting to [...]
February 24, 2015
Simple, Flexible, Affordable Videoconferencing is an excellent way to communicate and collaborate with teachers, students, colleagues, and experts, while saving the time and money associated with travel. Modern videoconferencing technologies also allow users to share high-resolution graphics (i.e. computer images, [...]
December 19, 2014
With the 3 WisLine Web products offered by ICS -- WebEx, WisLine Anytime Web, Blackboard Collaborate -- deciding which one to use can be confusing. The video above gives a brief comparison of the 3 products, but if you'd like more information, [...]
Thank you for coming to ICS's 2014 Fall Open House on Tuesday, November 18th! Two Open House attendees chat while in one of our Active Learning Labs (312). With flat screen monitors and reconfigurable pods, the room is perfect [...]