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This page is dedicated to providing support and information on Webex. Use the information below and quick guides to get the most out of your virtual meeting experience. Interested in a WebEx account? Contact blackboard@sacredheart.edu to get started!

What is Webex?

Webex conferencing tools that lets you connect with anyone, anywhere, in real time. WebEx combines desktop sharing through a web browser with phone conferencing and video, so everyone sees the same thing while you talk.

What do I need to use Webex?

To get the most out of a WebEx web conference, here's all you'll need:

  •   A computer or wireless device with an Internet connection
  •   An audio connection - either through your computer or phone
  •   A webcam (optional)

Why use Webex?

When you meet online, you remove many of the constraints that can make meetings a challenge — like getting everyone in the same place at the same time. With WebEx, you can:

  •   Save time and money in travel.
  •   Easily collaborate with distant colleagues and clients.
  •   Eliminate the hassle of emailing files and following up by phone.
  •   Make your meetings more productive and successful.

Using Webex as an Instructor:

  • Connect with students in a synchronous environment.
  • Use video and audio conferencing to communicate.
  • Share documents, videos and presentations in real time.
  • Share a whiteboard to sketch.
  • Get immediate feedback from students.
  • Poll the class for different subjects.
  • Schedule meetings ahead of time.

Using Webex as a Student:

  • Interact with your instructor remotely.
  • Raise hand option to simulate raising a hand in the classroom.
  • Real time chat and collaboration with classmates.
  • Keep a copy of the documents shared for later review.