APPENDIX F

Webcam Tips

If you will use a webcam in your virtual classroom session, here are some tips to keep in mind.

Connection Speed/Bandwidth

The ability of your computer to smoothly stream audio and your webcam during a virtual classroom session depends, in part, on your bandwidth or connection to the Internet. Additionally, Wi-Fi connections may be slower and less stable than a hardwired connection directly to a router. To select the ideal streaming settings (voice only or voice and video), test your connection speed with a mock audience to get feedback. Can they hear and see you clearly without any choppy (out of sync audio/video feeds) or delayed audio or video streaming? If your bandwidth does not allow for smooth streaming, consider ...

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