Web Conferencing

Web conferencing allows participants to interact with course materials through webinars, meetings, and materials from remote locations. 

Benefits to use

  • Participants can join from any location and device
  • See the same presentation at the same time to discuss
  • Instant video meetings
  • Sharing anything on your screen
  • Edit or mark up documents together
  • Record meetings for playback and sharing

Getting Started

St. Thomas offers several options for web conferencing.

  • Zoom is the web and audio conferencing tool that offers simplified and reliable communication across all mobile and web devices. Host online meetings, course instruction, webinars, and more. 

  • WebEx is the web conferencing application to deliver online meetings, webinars, course instruction, training, and presentations.
    Note: WebEx will be decomissioned by June 1, 2018 and replaced by Zoom.

  • Skype for Business is part of the Office 365 suite of applications and allows online meetings for small groups to be available on any device.