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Getting started with Cisco Webex Training

Webex Training makes your online training programs more effective. You can deliver live, interactive sessions to students anywhere, and keep them engaged with hands-on training, tests, and breakout sessions to enhance their learning.

Schedule a Training Session

Log in to Webex at Rutgers and select Webex Training on the bottom left of your screen. Go to Host a Session > Schedule Training.

At a minimum, complete session information, like registration requirements, date, audio settings, and attendees. You can also set up breakout sessions (of up to 100 breakouts, with up to 100 members in each, not to exceed 1000 participants total) computer labs, and course material in advance.

breakout session assignment settings

Start a Training Session

At the scheduled time, log in to Webex at Rutgers and select Webex Training on the bottom left of your screen. Go to My Webex > My Meetings, locate your training session, and select Start.

my webex meetings

Join a Training Session

When you were invited to a training session, you received an email with instructions. Just click the link to join the session. Under Join Session Now, enter your name and email address, and then click Join Now.

You might be asked to enter a session password. You can find this in your training session invitation.

The Webex Training user interface is simple. Training session options in the center and participants and other panels on the right.

join training session

Connect to Audio

To connect to the audio during a Webex Training session, you can use your phone or your computer (with a headset).

Go tophone icon and select the way you’d like to connect:

audio conference

To receive a callback at a different number, select an option from the drop-down list, then select Call Me.

Start Your Video

When you join a training session, your video is off by default. If you’d like others to see you, select  to start your webcam. The button turns blue when your video is on.

If you don’t want people to hear you, select  to mute yourself.

Change your mind and don’t want to be on video? Select  to stop your video for the training session. The button turns gray when your video is off.

Share Content

To share your screen during the training session, select .

To share files, such as a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation, select an option from the drop-down list .

Your sharing option (screen, file, or application) is saved for you for the next time.

Go to the Share menu for more sharing options.

Record a Training Session

Your training sessions are important. If not everyone can attend, or if you want to make on-demand recorded training available, record your session to share later. The recording includes the audio, video, and presentations.

While in your training session, select  to record right away. You and your participants will see a red icon when recording is in process.

When the training session ends, you’ll receive an email with the recording link.

Your recording typically arrives soon after the training session, but it might take a while, depending on recording size, site bandwidth, and other factors.

For additional and more advanced information, you can find documentation at Webex Help Center.