Google Hangouts & Skype

Audience: Everyone

Skype and Google Hangouts are video conferencing tools. They are both free tools and can make communicating with students, staff easier by allowing you to connect using any device at any time.

Join in meetings online, connect with friends and family around the globe and share documents whilst video conferencing. Hangouts even allows you to publish your meetings to Youtube.

In this session

  • How to set up a Google Hangout
  • How to set up a Skype meeting
  • Managing contacts and notifications
  • The pros and cons of each software

About the Presenter

This session will be delivered by external speakers ‘Made Simple’.

Sign Up – free

You can sign up to use this before the Learning Technologies event. It will save you time on the day (but remember your username and password).

https://login.skype.com/account/signup-form

https://www.google.com/+/learnmore/hangouts/

 Did you know?

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jan/31/obama-google-hangout-state-of-union

 Resources

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