LearnCube's Online School is an end-to-end solution to manage classes, students, teachers and classrooms. However, sometimes customers want to use an external video provider in combination with the platform.
This is a configuration LearnCube can help with. All you need to do is follow a few simple steps from inside the Virtual Classroom.
Steps to use External Video + LearnCube's Whiteboard:
When you are inside the classroom, click on the Settings tab on the right:
Scroll down to Video Server and choose External.
Once you select this, there will be a popup notification for teachers and students letting them know what to do next.
For a teacher:
Add the unique link for the external video provider, for example, Zoom, Teams or Google Meet.
Paste this link into LearnCube:
This will allow you to open the external video provider and continue to use the LearnCube whiteboard, the materials you've uploaded into the classroom as well as the chatbox.
The teacher may need to "Admit" the student.
Once the student is using an external video provider too, the teacher can arrange the computer desktop to comfortably see the video and the LearnCube whiteboard.
For example, in the Zoom app, the teacher and student can increase/decrease the space the Zoom gallery view takes up on the screen.:
Alternatively, the user should click View from the top nav bar in Zoom and click Enter Minimal View.
For a student:
The student does not need to do anything until the teacher has selected the External Video option from settings.
The student will be automatically prompted to join the teacher.