Webex is the University of Manitoba’s online video classroom solution.
Webex allows instructors to interact with students through video, audio and online presentations. It is free to use and allows students to participate in their flexible and online courses through their UM accounts.
Features and benefits
- Secure and reliable
- Class attendance is automatically generated after each session
- Establish virtual office hours
- Record and stream their classes
- Poll students
- Easily share content and visual aids
- Create breakout sessions for students to collaborate and share ideas
May 12, 2022 - End of life for Webex Productivity Tools
The June (42.6) release will be the last release for Productivity Tools. Microsoft Outlook users who wish to schedule Webex meetings from Microsoft Outlook should move to the Webex Scheduler add-in.
For more information on migrating to the Webex Scheduler Add-In, check out the Migrate from Productivity Tools to the Webex Scheduler Add-In help article.
Cisco Webex for lectures
We have extensive support documentation for Webex. We've collected some of the most-used resources here. For more help with Webex, log in to UM Learn to explore available support documentation. Go to your course > Support > Third Party Integrations on the left menu > Cisco Webex – Getting Started.
The University of Manitoba has created virtual backgrounds for use with Webex Meetings. You can change your background before or during a meeting. Download the UM background images to your computer, then follow the instructions in the PDF.
The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
65 Dafoe Road, Winnipeg, MB
R3T 2N2, Canada
For assistance in teaching remotely, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.