Issue Date: 03-03-2017
GoToTraining in its most basic form allows for screen sharing. However, there are some additional built-in features, which are very effective at encouraging communication and collaboration. These features are Polls, Materials, Tests, and Breakouts.
Polls allows instructors to deploy a poll to GoToTraining participants, which is perfect for quickly gauging the level of understanding that the audience has acquired. If the poll results show that students are uncertain about a topic, the instructor can immediately work to correct misunderstandings. Click the image below for more information.
Tests as the title implies is a tool for delivering tests to students on screen in the middle of a GoToTraining session. Keep in mind that the scheduling and recordings of GoToTraining sessions area available in Blackboard, but these interactive features do not share data with Blackboard, so any grades would need to be manually entered. Click the image below for more information.
The Materials feature is great for sharing documents and links with students. Click the image below for more information.
The most interactive feature that GoToTraining offers are Breakouts. Breakouts allow instructors to group students and assign them tasks, documents and videos to review. Students can collaborate on a single document and the instructor will receive a copy of the document automatically. Click the image below for more information.