How to participate in an onAircast

How to participate in an onAircast

Members can participate in an onAir Show as long as they have been invited. As an invited Hangout participant, Members can ask questions, screen share, give and comment on presentations and panel discussions.

Members can alternatively view only the onAir Broadcast by access1ing the Hub post or directly from the Hub’s YouTube Channel watch page.

Participate in onAir Show

Members can participate in an onAir Show as long as they have been invited. As an invited Hangout participant, Members can ask questions, screen share, give and comment on presentations and panel discussions. Members can alternatively view only the onAir Broadcast by access1ing the Hub post or directly from the Hub’s YouTube Channel watch page.

OnAir broadcasts are live streamed videos of a presentation and/or discussion that are archived in a post and in the Hub’s YouTube channel. Members can participate in any onAir broadcast as a Hangout Participant as long as they have been invited by the broadcast’s Director. As a Hangout participant, Members can ask questions, screen share, give and comment on presentations and panel discussions.

Members can also request the Hub’s Curators to set up one or more onAir broadcasts for their post(s). Curator’s will schedule your event, place it in your post before your event and store the resulting archived video in the Hub’s YouTube channel. You can have ten different locations interacting in the Hangout that your direct.

How set up a laptop’s mic and webcam

1- Go to Google  Hangouts and then click the green visit hangouts.google.com button for the Chrome extension
(We recommend you use Chrome for your browser although Firefox, IE, and Safari will work).
2- Using Chrome you can click the navigation bar at the top left  screen-shot-2016-10-13-at-8-18-30-pm

3-Select Chrome from the drop down menu and then click add extension in the pop-up window.

With the Hangout extension installed you can now use your mic and webcam.

4- Click on invitation received in your email to go to the Hangout at the time requested prior to the start of the broadcast.

3- Here are some tips (slides 6 – 9) ….

Multi-task while in Hangout

Get Popout for YouTube™ Chrome Extension for a single window that floats over your other applications.

For more than one YouTube window, get the Floating for YouTube™ Extension and App.

 

onAircasts

Post authors can embed one or more onAir broadcast within their posts. These onAir broadcasts are configured using Google Hangouts, Hangouts On Air, and YouTube channels. There are three main types of onAir broadcasts authors can produce…

  1. Using laptops w/ built-in camera and mics – involves only individual Hangout participants and can be produced and moderated by one person from their laptop. Can be streamed to anyone on the web with a link and archived automatically in a post.
  2. Presentation and/or discussion around Table – requires at least one person dedicated to operating a camera and connecting to the Internet.  Can be streamed to anyone on the web with a link and archived automatically in a post
  3. Presenter and/or panel w/ audience –  requires at least one person dedicated to operating a camera and connecting to the Internet. If want higher quality capture, can use better camera(s), wireless lapel and table mics in a controlled setting like a studio. Can be streamed to anyone on the web with a link and archived automatically in a post. 

About Aircasts

Aircasts are  live streamed, interactive, public broadcasts displayed in a post using Google Hangout audio or video and screen-sharing.
They can be:

  • Presentations such as lectures and thesis/dissertation/poster presos;
  • Open-ended discussions and ask the expert broadcasts;
  • Broadcasts of seminars, workshops, and panel discussions;
  • Programmed shows on specific topics
  • Reviews of news & events and recorded media such as documentaries, lab experiments, and TED Talks
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