Matt Lingard’s blog

Would be nice if…

I’m writing this as I listen to an interesting talk by Martin WellerHow digital technologies are impacting higher education which is part of the From Courses to Dis / Course event.  As you can tell I’m multi-tasking…  a few minutes ago I dipped out and when I dropped back in I really wanted to flick back thru’ Martin’s presentation slides but wasn’t able to.

The session is in Elluminate and for all I know it may be possible but I don’t think so.  Nor is it possible with the equivalent tool that we use Wimba Classroom.  What I’d like is the ability for participants to be able to control which slides they see with a one-click option to jump back to the presenter’s current slide.  Perhaps Elluminate allows this or perhaps other web conferencing tools do?  Now, back to viewing as well as listening to the discussion…

Reader Comments

  1. Quick note: In another Elluminate session yesterday I found it was possible at one point to flick through the presenter’s slides so it appears to be an option that the moderator can allow.

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