Take a look at the following hardware setups that instructors can use to connect with students on their desktops as options for distance learning.
In general, the setup will consist of a laptop or desktop with a webcam, speakers integrated within it and an external microphone connected to the computer.
As an alternative to speakers and microphones, a headset can be used if desired. A variety of additional devices can be used to assist with document sharing and whiteboarding, such as USB document cameras or shared tablets.
Organize your content on a secondary monitor if you want to share specific components or if computer-based sharing is really important to you.
- See Recommended System Specifications
- HP Envy 27″ Monitor or Dual Bundle
- Logitech Brio or C930e
- Headset Options:
- A list of compatible devices can be found under Supported USB HID devices
- Logitech Zone Wireless Plus
- Jabra Evolve2 65
- Mic & Speaker Option:
- USB Microphone
- MXL AC44
- ElGato Wave
- Laptop integrated speakers or desktop speakers
- USB Microphone
USB Document Camera
A secondary camera can be used to share physical documents or objects. The second camera can be plugged directly into your computer via USB and shared.
- Hovercam Solo 8+
Sharing content through annotating or marking up the text can be a very effective way of elevating the learning experience when sharing content
- iPad + Apple Pencil
- The iPadOS screen can be shared via Airplay or via a cable by selecting sharable content
- – MacOS screen share or SideCar – as shown in the image below
- Whiteboards and shared applications can be dragged to SideCar and marked up with Apple Pencil
- Surface & Surface Pen
- You can wirelessly share your tablet with share.zoom.u with share.zoom.us