Google Hangouts

May 18, 2020Synchronous

There are many platforms where a lecturer can start a collaborative synchronous session anywhere anytime. For example, a lecturer might prefer to go with Skype as per his or her preference and convenience and that is alright. Likewise, a lecturer may use Viber, Telegram, Whatsapp, Screencast-O-Matic, Zoom, or whatever he or she prefers.

In this guide, we will look into taking sessions using Google Hangouts.

Step 1: Sign in to Google Hangouts

  • On your computer, go tohangouts.google.com.
  • Enter your MNU Email account information.
  • Click Sign in.

Step 2: Create a group for your class

  1. From left-panel select New Conversation then click New Group.
  2. Add email addresses and click the tick button .

Step 3: Start the session

  1. Click Video call .
  2. When you’re done, click End call .

Step 4: Share Screen

  1. While you are in the video call window, click the more-option icon.
  2. Click the Share Screen button.