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Technical Requirements & FAQs

What is a WebExperience?

It is a workshop conducted online using the internet through a web-based platform.

Registering for a WebExperience

Participants are not required to register in advance however space is limited to a maximum of 25 participants per session. You are encouraged to connect 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start of the session.

Participation

Space is limited, be sure to register in advance. Registered participants will be emailed a link to connect to the session.

Should registration be at capacity, a waitlist will be generated. Should a space become available an email notification will be sent to individuals on the waitlist. You are encouraged to connect 15 minutes prior to the start of the session in order to deal with any technical issues that may arise. The sessions will be recorded and posted online for you to watch if you missed the live session.

Technical Requirements

Connecting to the sessions is straightforward – once you click on the session link you simply follow the prompts. Review the step-by-step guide for whichever web browser you are using:

If you are using a mobile device or tablet you will need to download the free WebEx app from the app store. High speed internet access is required. Should you choose to use a mobile devise your participation will be limited, in that you will not be able to participate using the chat feature.

To participate fully in the WebExperience session it is recommended that you use a desktop or laptop. When using a desktop or laptop you can test the WebEx meeting on your device by clicking here. It is recommended that you do this in advance of the scheduled session.

If you are using a mobile device or tablet you will need to download the free WebEx app from the app store. High speed internet access is required. Should you choose to use a mobile devise your participation will be limited, in that you will not be able to participate using the chat feature.

What are the computer requirements?

To participate fully in the WebExperience session it is recommended that you use a desktop or laptop. When using a desktop or laptop you can test the WebEx meeting on your device by clicking here. It is recommended that you do this in advance of the scheduled session.

If you are using a mobile device or tablet you will need to download the free WebEx app from the app store. High speed internet access is required. Should you choose to use a mobile devise your participation will be limited, in that you will not be able to participate using the chat feature.

When will the WebExperiences take place?

WebExperiences will be scheduled weeknights between 4:30pm - 5:30pm or 7:00pm - 8:00pm depending on the session, commencing January 29, 2018. A list of available sessions will be posted at catholicteachers.ca in the For Your Career section and updated as new sessions become available.

Who will lead the WebExperience?

Each WebExperience will be led by an Association member recognized as a leader in their field. The session will be moderated. The moderator will be able to provide technical support to participants that have successfully joined the WebExperience session.

How can I prepare for the session?

Ensure that you have a quiet space with a high speed internet connection. Ensure that all accessories (headphones, speakers, and webcamera) are working on your computer. Test the WebEx platform in advance of your session to ensure that it is working correctly and download the app should you be connecting from a mobile device or tablet.

What if a webinar is full or I am not available to participate?

Should you be unable to attend a scheduled session it will be made available to Association members at catholicteachers.ca following the scheduled webcast.

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