Getting to know your platform
Task 1Watch the video and answer these questions:
1) What different platforms do they mention?
2) What different features/functions do they mention? Check your answers
Task 2Now let’s see if you can identify some of these features/functions on this screenshot of a platform for delivering live lessons. Look at the screenshot of an online platform and match the words below to the numbers (1–10) on the platform.
|Chat box||Interactive whiteboard|
|Video of teacher||Video of learners|
|Breakout rooms where students can work privately in pairs/groups||List of students in the room|
|Pointer||Hands up icon|
|Audio control icon||Video control icon|
Task 3Go to this Quizlet to match some activities with these platform features. To match the activities in Quizlet, drag and drop the matching texts onto each other. To navigate back to the course please use the back button in your browser.
|A: Hands up icon||B: Audio icon||C: Breakout rooms|
|D: Interactive whiteboard||E: Chat box||F: Pointer||G: Share screen feature|
Reflect and shareWhich platform feature(s) do you think you would exploit the most? How?
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