Breakout Rooms

Can you Set a Different Breakout Time For Each Room?

04/19/2020Lior Bukshpan
No. Kaltura Virtual Classroom only allows setting the same breakout time to all rooms. 

Can Breakout Rooms Be Recorded and Where Can I Find the Recordings?

04/16/2020Lior Bukshpan
The breakout rooms can be recorded. After the session the recordings are located in the Instructors/Moderators My Media. From there, the Instructor can choose to share the recording with students in a few ways: Go to the Media page > Select Act...

Can an Instructor Enter a Breakout Room Ahead of Students and Prepare Work for Them?

04/13/2020Lior Bukshpan
Yes. Use the following steps to prepare work for students ahead of them entering breakout rooms.  Start breakout rooms before students log in to the rooms.  Enter each room and load content. Return to the Breakout Manager...

Is Information in Breakout Rooms Saved for Future Use?

04/12/2020Lior Bukshpan
Yes. Information in a breakout room is saved therein, as long as the breakout room remains open. Once the breakout room is closed, all information therein is discarded.

How Long Can a User Stay in Breakout Rooms?

04/12/2020Lior Bukshpan
A user may remain in a breakout room until the Instructor clicks on the “End Breakout” button. A user can even log out of the breakout room and log back in at a later time, as long as the breakout room is still active.  For &ldquo...

Can you Rename the Breakout Rooms?

04/06/2020Lior Bukshpan
No. You can create and delete rooms, but names of existing/active breakout rooms cannot be changed.

Can I Schedule the Breakout Rooms (i.e., For the Teacher or a Conference That Has a Schedule)?

04/02/2020Lior Bukshpan
No. Kaltura Virtual Classroom does not allow for scheduling of breakout rooms. 

You Are in a Breakout Room and a Student Enters the Main Room Late. Can You Be Alerted?

04/02/2020Lior Bukshpan
Virtual Classroom does not have the ability to alert you if you are in a breakout room. However, if you have breakout room set to auto-assign, students who enter the main room will be automatically brought into a breakout session. If breakout is set...

Can the Presenter Be In Multiple Rooms?

04/02/2020Lior Bukshpan
Yes. Presenters can join multiple rooms at the same time. However, presenters can only be in one breakout room at a time in the same session.

Is There a Way to Set a Custom Time Limit For Breakout Rooms?

04/02/2020Lior Bukshpan
Yes. Before starting a breakout, you can enter a time limit in any whole number value.   To learn more about Breakouts, click here . ...