Hosting An Online Synchronous Session

Goucher College uses WebEx for hosting online synchronous meetings.

 Before you begin – You must contact the IT Help Desk to receive an instructor login.

Instructions for Instructors:

To Schedule a Session:

  1. Go to: https://goucher.webex.com
  2. Click on Host Log In 
    o Enter the username and password given to you by the IT Help Desk
  3. Click on Schedule a Meeting
    o Fill in the requested information – be sure your students know the name of the session!
    o Passwords are not recommended
  4. Click on Schedule Meeting (lower right hand corner)

* Repeat for additional meetings (to create recurring meetings, select Advanced Scheduler)

To Start your Session:

  1. Go to https://goucher.webex.com
  2. Click on Host Log In – log in using the same username/password you used to create the session
  3. Find your meeting in the daily list and click on Start
  4. Select Call using my Computer (if you are speaking through a headset w/mic plugged into your computer) or Use Phone (if you are speaking through a regular phone – a phone number will appear to use to connect to this meeting)

* Your session has begun and participants may now join.

Instructions for Participants:

Have anyone joining your meeting visit http://blogs.goucher.edu/knowledgebase/2012/10/25/joining-a-webex-session/ for instructions on connecting to your WebEx meeting.