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Using the Owl and Hybrid Classes

The Owl is a tool to make Hybrid classes feel more engaging and to give both your local and remote students a similar experience.


  • Hybrid and Remote Teaching Audio Devices
    Below are some microphone and headphone options to help you increase flexibility in your courses. If you choose to use these it is important that you turn off the owl microphone and speakers. It shoul...
    Last Modified: 1/29/2021
  • Sharing Videos and PowerPoints
    Sharing Videos in your classroom and with remote students  A streamed video is one that is shown from an online source, such as youtube or a video on a news website. A Video file is one that you have
    Last Modified: 1/26/2021
  • If You Want to Do More

    If You Want to Do More Watch the video here  Now that you know what devices you have there are a number of other options depending on your need and comfort level. Very briefly lets r...

    Last Modified: 1/26/2021
  • Hybrid Class 4 Classroom Devices
    This article will cover the pieces and parts included in a hybrid classroom, we will cover Podium vs Teaching Table, extra monitor, extra webcam, projector and the Meeting Owl. Podium Vs Teaching Tab...
    Last Modified: 1/26/2021
  • Hybrid Class 3 Owl App
    Accessing and using the Owl App. We will cover the 4 main reasons to use the app. While you will generally not NEED to use the app there are instances in which you may prefer to have more control.
    Last Modified: 1/26/2021
  • Hybrid Class 2 Device Settings
    Device Settings There can be many reasons to mute mics or speakers and it is tempting to experiment with different set ups depending on your class type or tech savviness. If you do try some things rem...
    Last Modified: 1/26/2021
  • Hybrid Class 1 Two Steps for Joining a Hybrid Class
    How to start a Hybrid Class There really only two steps, and one highly recommended prestep that will provide you comfort and security.  When setting up your laptop in the classroom in addition to...
    Last Modified: 1/26/2021