"Free Online Synchronous Meeting Tools" will provide participants an overview of the various tools currently available to meet with individuals or groups remotely. Divided into modules, this course is comprised of lectures, weblinks and supplemental resources. Each meeting tool lecture walks participants through the set-up process, user interface, and further discusses the pros and cons of the available features.
At the end of this course, you will be familiar with Join.Me, Google Hangouts, Web Burner, and Zoom and how to incorporate each one into your daily tasks. Using synchronous meeting tools is a great way to become more efficient, gain name recognition, connect with your colleagues, and explain complex concepts. Have you ever tried to explain a complicated process via email? Or, spent hours on the phone talking about an issue, when a quick visual tour would have been simpler? The four synchronous meeting tools you will learn in this course are the answer to these problems, and the best part is - they're free!
Welcome to this course! In this class we will learn more about some existing online synchronous meeting tools that are currently available.
Participants will learn about our first synchronous online meeting tool - Join.Me! This tool has many great features in their free version, and more robust features in their paid subscription. Watch the video to learn more!
Participants will learn about our second synchronous online meeting tool - Google Hangouts! Google has greatly improved this tool over the past couple years and it is compatible with the Google suite of products. Watch the video to learn more!
Participants will learn about our third synchronous online meeting tool - Zoom! Many educational institutions use Zoom, as it also offers security management. Watch the video to learn more!
Participants will learn about our fourth synchronous online meeting tool - Meeting Burner! This tool has many great features in their free version, and more robust features in their paid subscription. Watch the video to learn more!
Thank you for completing this course! I hope you are able to determine which online synchronous meeting tool best meets your needs and are able to start using it today!
With more than 10 years of experience in education, Dr. Rochelle Franklin is the founder of Franklin Educational Solutions, Inc.. She has professional experience as a K-12 Title I classroom teacher, online instructor, curriculum designer, professional development trainer and higher education administrator. Her specialties include online teaching and learning, adult education, and curriculum design.