What is the class modality?

Are classes held online? Right now, our default modality will be online through the use of BigSky, in line with our objective of continuing the delivery of Benilde education without compromising the safety and health of our students. However, once the Department of Education and the Commission on Higher Education permits us to hold face-to-face […]

How did Benilde adapt to the current pandemic?

All our classes are currently online. Even before the pandemic, we already have resources and services in place to complement face-to-face classes with online learning experiences. These services allowed us to switch to fully online delivery of classes seamlessly. These are BigSky Benilde, Br. Fidelis Leddy Learning Resource Center (LRC), Center for Inclusive Education (CIE), […]

Do I need to download Zoom to use it?

It is not necessary to download Zoom to use it so long as you have a browser and an internet connection.  However, there is a distinct difference when using each version of the app. There are three versions of Zoom: the app for a computer (desktop or laptop), the mobile app, and the browser-based version. […]

How do I use the Content tool on BigSky?

From the top of the page, the second set of navigation links will allow you to navigate your current course. The very first link on this navigation bar is called CONTENT. This is where all modules should appear.  Think of it as a comprehensive and interactive syllabus!  It provides easy access to all lectures, notes, […]

How do I use the whiteboard?

The whiteboard is an interactive interface, which means that everyone in the call could write, draw, and scribble in it.  At the top-middle of the screen is the FRAMES icon. It lets you add a frame which you or others can work on without deleting the content of the active frame. On the left side […]

Where can I access the whiteboard on Google Meet?

There are two places where you can find the whiteboard on Google Meet.  To illustrate, let us look at the Google Meet toolbar. There are several icons to be found in the toolbar located at the bottom of the screen but to record a Google Meeting, you can go through ACTIVITIES or MORE OPTIONS. Activities […]

What is the whiteboard on Google Meet?

What is the whiteboard on Google Meet? Think of the whiteboard on Google Meet as if it were a physical whiteboard in a classroom or conference room.  You can write and draw on it as you discuss your lecture, you use it to illustrate key points of the discussion, and you can also use it […]

How do I record on Google Meet?

There are two ways to record a meeting on Google Meet.  To illustrate, let us look at the Google Meet toolbar. There are several icons to be found in the toolbar located at the bottom of the screen but to record a Google Meeting, you can go through ACTIVITIES or MORE OPTIONS. Activities The ACTIVITIES […]

When can I start recording a Google Meeting?

If you are recording the Google Meeting for documentation or as a reference for later it is always a good idea to wait until all the participants have entered the meeting.  Make sure to let them know you will be recording and that they are ok with it. If you are making a video presentation, […]

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