In order to bring up the computer knowledges and operation skills, through the combination of multimedia teaching methods and the technology of network transmission, we can import variety of media resources, such as video, audio, image, animation, pictures, texts, etc. into the teaching activities. Clearly and instantly transferring them through network to enrich the remote teaching activities.
With various functions in “ViewAce multimedia network teaching system”, including broadcasting of multimedia video content, remote monitor and assistance of student exercise, online interaction with students, remote control over the teaching process and the management of computer equipments, etc. Teacher can easily manage the functions above from Console directly.
ViewAce has various “Broadcast Teaching” function, variety of teaching resources on teacher PC can be transferred instantly to student PCs through the execution of system function. In this way, students can see clearly and better understanding the content from their seats.
Variety of teaching contents on teacher PC (for example, operations on teacher PC, files and videos, etc.) can be instantly transferred to student PCs through the “Screen Broadcast”, “Net-Movie”, “Camera Broadcast”, etc. functions of ViewAce system.
Besides, if the teacher PC is equipped with two monitors, teacher can appoint which monitor screen will be sent to student PCs. When student PCs are equipped with two monitors, teacher can appoint which monitor to play the teaching contents.
For the courses which are difficult or have complicated operation steps, applying “Window Broadcasting” function can share the full screen of teacher PC to student PCs and display as “Window” view. Students can then watch the demonstrations and practice how to operate at the same time.
When teacher wants to emphasize the specific area of the screen, use area broadcasting function to drag and square any area on the monitor. Only the squared area will be displayed on the students' monitors.
Teacher can rebroadcast a student PC’s screen and sound to specific or all the student PCs for other students to learn from it.
Through network transmission, plenty of useful functions in ViewAce for teaching assistance fulfills multimedia teaching, supervision, guidance, etc. when giving lectures to students.
No need to leave the seat, executing “Remote Monitor” function of ViewAce, teacher can directly see the screen of each student’s PC in order to understand the learning status of everyone. Furthermore, with “Remote Control” function, teacher can directly operate students’ PCs and fulfill remote teaching for individual students.
When teacher needs to do some annotation on the teaching content, convenient small tool provided by “e-Pointer” would be a good choice. Teacher can use it to emphasize important points or add descriptions on the screen even while broadcasting.
During the class, teacher can perform audio broadcast and also have online chat with students by voice interaction in ViewAce.
By sending “Remote Command” from teacher PC, student PCs will follow the order (e.g. Start / End a specific program, etc.) to avoid operation mistake from students, and make it more effective when giving out a command. Also, it can be used for maintaining computer classroom.
When teacher “Send Notice” to the student PCs, it can remind students with some notifications. In the meanwhile, students’ monitors will display the message.
Through network transmission, teacher PC can easily send / collect all the assignments by this function.
Teacher can record the whole operating process and audio description on teacher PC into a video file for teaching purpose.
ViewAce’s “Online Exam” function includes “Comprehensive exam” and “Quiz test” two different ways of examinations. After online exam, the system will automatically do the paper marking, statistical analysis, scoring management, etc. functions.
Except for teaching functions, ViewAce also contains various practical functions for classroom management.
When teacher needs students to pay attention or keep the class in order, using “Remote Lock” function can turn students’ monitors into black (or customized texts, picture). In the meanwhile, teacher can also disable the keyboards and mice operations from students’ PCs.
With “Remote Power On / Off / Restart” function, teacher can power on all of the computers in the classroom before class, and shut them down when class is dismissed. During the class, students’ PCs can all be restarted according to the need of teaching as well.
Teacher can “Allow / Forbid / Read-only” the USB drive, external hard disk, DVD-ROM, etc. storage devices, for managing the in class behaviors of students.
To avoid students distracting by enrich internet information, teacher can build usage principle of surfing internet on student PCs (forbidden or limitation) to prevent students from surfing internet privately in class.
To prevent students from using the programs which are not related to the course in class, teacher can build the usage principle of accessing programs in order to improve concentration of students.
When ViewAce detects network disconnection on students’ PCs, the system will lock student PCs’ monitors, keyboards and mice automatically to prevent students from pulling out network cable on purpose in order not to be controlled by teacher.
The receiving channel of ViewAce can be designated individually for each of many computer classrooms in the same local network environment (LAN). There will be no disturbing between different classrooms. Besides, teacher can log in different channels to control student PCs for teaching purpose.
Whenever teacher executes ViewAce asset inventory function, it will immediately complete a statistical report. When the inventory result is different from the last time, the system will pop up an alert message as a warning and list out the differences.
Applying ViewAce under the local network environment, it is easy to operate, learn and use. Variety of demands for teaching activities can be executed simply through the system function and network transmission.
Through “Class Model” function, teacher can adjust the layout of student icons according to the actual seat arrangement in the classroom and set up students’ names for each class.
Several common functions from a hidden “Floating Toolbar” and quick access menu by right click on the mouse, teacher can proceed each functions conveniently without memorizing any operation steps or hotkeys.
For teachers who are more familiar with hardware broadcasting system, ViewAce can connect an external keyboard to teacher PC and custom keyboard hotkeys for commonly used functions.
“ViewAce system + Keyboard Hotkeys” is easy to operate as hardware broadcasting system. With this combination, there is no need to purchase extra hardware equipment or wiring system.
Teachers can install ViewAce Remote Controller App on their Android Smartphones or Tablets. With this App, they can operate the functions in ViewAce teacher program from their devices. It helps teacher to walk around the class while having students under control.
With various environment formed by Wi-Fi network, you can perform variety of broadcast teaching and management functions through the wireless transmission technology of ViewFly version.
ViewAce can be applied to various kinds of Virtualized Desktop Infrastructure, and work properly with all the broadcast teaching and management function under the central management and distributed computing structure.