GoToMeeting

Quick Links: What is GoToMeeting?, Possible Uses, How to Get Started, FAQs, Resources, For more information

 

What is GoToMeeting?

GoToMeeting is a web-hosted service created and marketed by LogMeIn. It is an online meeting, desktop sharing, and video conferencing software package that enables the user to meet with other computer users, customers, clients or colleagues via the Internet in real time.

 

Possible Uses

With GoToMeeting, you can deliver presentations, perform product demonstrations, brainstorm with colleagues and securely share confidential information online from anywhere at any time. Your meetings can be one-to-one, or you can meet with multiple people at once.

  • Presentations: Give a slideshow to your online audience and reduce travel costs.
  • Demonstrations: Show prospects how your product works by inviting them to view a demo in real time, whether they are across town or a thousand miles away.
  • Work together: Meet with others online to share, discuss and edit any document. Transfer presentation controls to other attendees
  • Virtual Office Hours: Conduct live, synchronous office sessions for your students

 

How to get started

Contact Learning Innovation and Technology via email at lit@wit.edu to create a GoToMeeting account.  After your account has been created, follow these steps to schedule your meeting and begin using GoToMeeting.

Step 1: To schedule a meeting, open a browser and enter the following address:
https://www.gotomeeting.com/

You will arrive at the GoToMeeting website.

Step 2: Click Sign In located in the upper right hand corner of the screen.


Step 3: Enter your Wentworth email address and password in the fields provided.  Click Sign in to continue.

You will arrive at the My Meetings screen where you can schedule your meeting.

Step 4: Click Schedule and complete the form with your meeting information.

Step 5: Click Save to schedule your meeting.

Step 6: Copy the meeting information from the confirmation screen and email the information to those individuals that you wish to invite to the meeting.

 

FAQs

Here are some answers to frequently asked questions about attending a Meeting, Webinar or Class

How do I join a meeting, webinar or class from a Mac or PC?

  • Joining is easy and just takes a few seconds. Simply click the link in the invitation. You’ll proceed to your session immediately. Once there, type or paste the ID provided by the organizer. Click Yes or Always (or Trust on a Mac) if prompted to accept the download. You will enter the session.

How do I join a meeting, webinar or class from a mobile device?

  • With very little effort! First, download the free GoToMeeting, GoToWebinar or GoToTraining app on the App Store, Google Play or Windows store. Once installed, it’s much like joining from a computer. Simply click the link in your invitation email or open the app and enter the session ID.

Do I need a GoToMeeting, GoToWebinar or GoToTraining account to attend a session?

  • Absolutely not – we want everyone to be able to attend.

What are the system requirements to attend a GoToMeeting session?

  • On a PC:
    · Internet Explorer 9, Mozilla Firefox 34, Google Chrome 39 (JavaScript enabled) or the latest version of each web browser
    · Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 or later
    · Cable modem, DSL or better Internet connection (1 Mbps or faster)
    · Dual-core 2.4GHz CPU or faster with 2GB or more of RAM
  • On a Mac:
    · Safari 6, Firefox 34, Google Chrome 39 (JavaScript enabled) or the latest version of each web browser
    · Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) or newer
    · Cable modem, DSL or better Internet connection (1 Mbps or faster)
    · Intel processor (2GB of RAM or better)
    · Participants wishing to connect to audio using VoIP a microphone and speakers. (A USB headset is recommended.)
  • On an iPad, iPhone, Android or Windows mobile device:
    · Free GoToMeeting app from the App Store, Google Play or Windows Store
    · WiFi connection recommended for VoIP audio

Can I view a session in full-screen format?

  • Yes. On the top of the control panel, click the View Menu button and select the Full Screen option. Or, on the tab on the side of the control panel you can click the View button to toggle between Full Screen and Window viewing.

For more answers to frequently asked questions, please visit the GoToMeeting website by clicking here.

 

Resources

We invite you to explore the following helpful resources which can be found on the GoToMeeting Support site.

How to Navigate the GoToMeeting Website  (04:41)

Organizer Training - Part 1 - Scheduling  (06:10)

Organizer Training - Part 2 - Hosting  (04:43)

How to Host a Meeting with GoToMeeting  (01:42)

GoToMeeting - How to Schedule a Recurring Meeting  (01:01)

GoToMeeting - Co Organizer Training  (02:14)


For more information

Please contact Learning Innovation & Technology for assistance using this product in your course.  Email lit@wit.edu, stop by Beatty 318, or call 617-989-5428.