OTT222 - Hybrid Teaching Operations Guide

A guide to using OTT222 for your hybrid class

Please use the provided disinfectant to clean the teacher station and computer keyboard prior to use.
This room is capable of both in-person and remote learning.  You can use the video sources you would normally use in person for remote instruction.  The desktop microphone/speaker will provide the audio for your remote students and give you the ability to hear the remote students.  Follow the instructions below to initiate a Zoom conference.
  1. Log in to the desktop computer and start your Zoom meeting.
  2. Use the desktop control box to start the audiovisual presentation equipment. 
  3. Select the video source you would like to share with your in-person and remote students. You will select “PC” to share computer content.
  4. Power on the ceiling-mounted camera by hitting the “Camera” button on the control box. Wait a second. Hit “PC”.
TO SHARE COMPUTER CONTENT (such as Powerpoint) with in-person and remote students simultaneously:
1) In Zoom, click the “Share Screen” button and select “Desktop” to share the computer screen. You may now launch any content you would like to show to in-person and remote students.
TO SHARE THE DOCUMENT CAMERA with in-person and remote students simultaneously:
  1. Turn the document camera on (either press the “POWER” button on the document camera or simply raise the arm of the document camera).
  2. In Zoom, click the “Share Screen” button. 
  3. Click the “Advanced” tab in the dialogue box and select “Share Content From 2nd Camera”.
  4. Click “OK”.
  5. The document camera is now viewable to the remote audience as well as the in-person audience.
  6. If the document camera does not appear, hit “Switch Camera” (upper left corner) until the document camera appears.
Ceiling mounted Web Camera    zoom in and out only
  1. Power up the camera by hitting the “Camera” button on the control. Wait a second. Then hit ”PC”
  2. There is a remote for the web camera to zoom in and out only. You may not be seen if you are sitting at the teacher's station.

Problems/Solutions

If REMOTE STUDENTS CAN’T HEAR You…
If YOU CAN’T HEAR Remote Students…
If REMOTE STUDENTS CAN’T SEE You…
If DOCUMENT CAMERA NOT SHOWING You…
If you have questions, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 608.342.1400 or helpdesk@uwplatt.edu.  You may also visit the Help Desk on the first floor of the Karrmann Library.