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Breakout Rooms in BlueJeans

Doing group work with your students over a traditional video conference has always been a challenge, requiring one to set up multiple video calls which have to be juggled and supervised in a non-evident manner. The BlueJeans video conference platform has an elegant solution to this problem, however, in the form of breakout rooms. Breakout […]

Bluejeans Virtual Meetings @ Bishop’s

Bluejeans is the video conferencing service we use here on campus. It offers high quality video streaming and is very easy to use and to set up. All BlueJeans meetings need to be setup by ITS. Learn more on how to request meetings and how to use BlueJeans here. How to request a meeting Joining […]

Synchronous Online Lectures with BlueJeans

Video conferencing offers the closest experience to an in-classroom lecture. While it is strongly recommended that as much class instruction be delivered in an asynchronous manner, sometimes there simply is no substitute for a classroom-like real-time interaction. To fill this need, our campus offers the BlueJeans video conferencing platform. While video conferencing in its present […]

Minimum Requirements to Teach Online

As with any digital practice, teaching online has several technical requirements that, if met, will ensure the most efficient and productive experience for both the faculty member and the students. Internet Connection In the general case, if you have a connection defined by your internet service provider (ISP) as “high speed internet”, then you likely […]

Showing a Web Video on a Video Conference

Being able to play video or audio clips over a BlueJeans video conference is an invaluable tool, but while sharing the video is a simple matter of sharing the appropriate application, you will find that the sound from that application doesn’t transfer over the video conference by default. BlueJeans has considered this use case, however, […]

Cleghorn

Cleghorn is a conference room in McGreer Hall, located on the second floor of the building. Users are required to book the room in advance through Roomit. The room is equipped with a computer & HD display that can be moved within the room using the wheels on the bottom of the station. Setting up […]