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What is videoconferencing?

  • Videoconferencing is the communication between you and a classmate, professor, or guest lecturer who is not able to physically attend the class or meeting for whatever reason.
  • Videoconferencing can be done in special videoconferencing rooms or by installing a client on a computer.
  • Videoconferencing requires a camera, microphone, and speakers
  • Regular voice conferencing can be done with a separate phone

 

What videoconferencing services are available in the College of Education?

  • Zoom

 

What videoconferencing rooms are available for use?

 

What do you need to videoconference in non-videoconferencing rooms?

  • Laptop
  • High-speed internet
  • Webcam, speakers and microphone (most laptops have this built-in)

 

What videoconferencing equipment is available in the College of Education?

 

- Logitech Videoconferencing Kit

  • The Logitech Videoconferencing Kit gives the user a lot more flexibility.
  • Camera set on a tripod for video
  • Microphone/speaker module for audio
  • Provides an excellent videoconferencing experience
  • allows the user to place the camera almost anywhere in the room while still keeping the microphone/speaker in a central location
  • Personal Skype accounts required

 

- Yamaha “Skype” Speakers

  • Good addition if you are using the video conferencing “Skype” Laptop or if you are using your own computer
  • Acts as a speaker and microphone
  • Provides a better quality call than the built in components of a laptop

 

 

How to request videoconferencing?

  • To request videoconferencing, the first step is to submit a help ticket to help@edb.utexas.edu.
  • In this ticket it is important that you include as much of the following information as possible for the remote participant.
    • Name
    • Email address
    • UT eid (if possible)
    • Site name (Organization name)
    • Site location (City, State, Country)
    • Site’s Technical Support Contact (A member of the participants own IT staff)
    • When and Where the call will take place
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