Thanks for coming to our Fall Open House! On Wednesday, October 4th, 2017, ICS was pleased to welcome people to Pyle Center (702 Langdon St.), on the UW-Madison campus. We shared what's new and exciting at ICS: Refreshed Distance Education [...]
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ICS is excited to unveil our new Lightboard! Make your instructional video easier to understand with the ICS Lightboard. Here's how it works: face your audience while writing on the clear glass and share complex concepts - especially in [...]
Thank you for coming to Instructional Communications Systems' 2017 Winter Open House! We'll post pictures soon. Here's a recap of the featured rooms: 209 - Attendees got hands-on experience with many webinar tools available for through ICS. Options include Adobe [...]
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 [...]
Connect and collaborate anytime, anywhere with WisLine Anytime Video videoconferencing. WisLine Anytime Video from ICS is an easy-to-use videoconferencing system. You’ll save money connecting an unlimited number of users. And, with expert support available by phone, email and online, you [...]
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 [...]
©Catchbox Inc. The Catchbox is a new tossable microphone that ICS is offering in place of traditional handheld microphones. The Catchbox is designed to increase audience participation in conferences, meetings, or lectures, by making engagement easier and [...]
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/
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 [...]