There may be times when faculty wish to use BlueJeans to interact with their students remotely (e.g., instructor illness, large number of ill students, inclement weather, etc.). Faculty can use BlueJeans to host a lecture or have an interactive discussion.
Why use BlueJeans?
- Screen sharing with students
- Dolby Processing for excellent low-noise sound
- Stability of operation
Connect to BlueJeans
BlueJeans is available via the following platforms:
- BlueJeans app for MAC, Windows, and Linux
- Using iOS
- Using Android
- By telephone using the U-M dial-in number: 9-1-734-76(3-1841)
- Using a videoconferencing system
Perform these tasks before scheduling your first meeting:
Additional steps you may wish to take to become comfortable with BlueJeans before teaching remotely include:
Run a test connection with the BlueJeans at http://bluejeans.com/111 and check the audio quality of your microphone.
Navigate the BlueJeans desktop.
Review basic troubleshooting for common audio and video challenges.
Review basic instructions to Attend a BlueJeans Meeting.
Once you've determined that BlueJeans is the correct videoconferecing tool to use, you will need to decide how you will use BlueJeans to teach your content. Use BlueJeans to share slides during a lecture or have an interactive conversation with your students.