Strigo supports two communication methods:

  • Audio/Video
  • Private/Public textual Chat

On information on how to enable or disable these communication options for an event, see Enabling event communication options.

Assuming both video and chat are enabled, the communication panel (on the right) will look something like this:

Audio and Video

The upper part of the panel allows you to control both video and audio. After clicking the "Start Broadcasting" button, students will be able to see you. You can stop broadcasting video or mute audio at any time by using the buttons on the top right.

Hand-Raising

Strigo's classroom supports hand-raising by the attendees in the classroom, the current classroom presenter is responsible for enabling/disabling this option for the attendees. To allow hand-raising, use the toggle located below the video section, this will reveal a hand-raise button for all other attendees, which will appear on their communication panel, also below the video section, like so:

Raise hand requests from attendees will be added to a cue, available to the presenter. From this cue, the presenter can accept or reject attendees request to speak, accepting a request will send an invitation to the requesting attendee, upon accepting your invitation, the attendee will be allowed to broadcast himself to the classroom via video and audio.
When they're done talking, they can stop broadcasting. You can manage their broadcast by using the buttons on the top right.

Chat

The bottom part of the panel allows you to use the public/private chat. By default, public chat is selected, and anything you write can be seen by all other students and instructors. If you wish to conduct a private chat, simply click the context button (Hamburger icon on the top right part of the chat area) and you will be presented with a list of instructors and students to choose from. After choosing someone, writing anything in the chat panel will send a private message to them. In turn, they will see a notification dot appearing on the context button. Once clicked, they will be able to respond.

Enjoy communicating!

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