TESOL EVO Moderators Training - 2005-2006
Week 4– Oct. 31- Nov. 7
Guide to Main Features in Alado vClass Application

Recording of EVO Moderators Chat # 2 Session at Alado.net/evo: Part 1 | Part 2 | | Part 3

Please note: that due to some tech. problems, the recording was saved into 3 parts. Thanks to the participants who managed to save the these files..

Note: the links below are jpg files of screen shots to illustrate some basic features in Alado Platform

1.Main Areas in Alado VClass: http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c387/buthaina/featuresinalado.jpg

2. The Audio Facilities Area at Alado located on the left bottom corner:


3. This screen shot illustrates more functions when using the audio facilities: http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c387/buthaina/aladoaudioarea.jpg

4. The top menubar in Alado includes these tabs: File | Browser | Window | Moderator | Help | Favorites
  • Why use File?
    • To Record a Session
    • To Select / Change a language
    • To Save Text Chat
    • To Change Font Size, color and Type

See the tab File: http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c387/buthaina/aladofiletab.jpg

  • Why use Browser?

    To control browsing, i.e. to refresh, go to a next page or return to a previous one, and to stop browsing.completely if you wish.

See the tab Browser: http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c387/buthaina/aladobrowsertab.jpg

  • Why use Window?
    • To hide the platform when minimized
    • To control recording volume
    • To control playback volume
    • To highlight the browser address in case you needed to copy the URL of a projected page
    • To highlight the area where you could select a participant to start a private chat

See the tab Window: http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c387/buthaina/aladowindowtab.jpg

  • Why use Moderator?

    This tab has major moderator privileges and options; it is visible for moderators, only.

See the tab Moderator: http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c387/buthaina/aladomodtab.jpg

  • Why use Help?
    • To get online help
    • Accessibility enables you to:
    • To append text icons to user names
    • To highlight chat text
    • Suppress private conversation tabs
    • Suppress colors in text message

See the tab Help: http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c387/buthaina/aladohelptab.jpg

  • Why use Favorites?
    • To directly add and save a projected page to your favorites or bookmarks folder
    • To directly project a page saved on your favorites or bookmarks folder
    • To refresh favorites or bookmarks

See the tab Favorite: http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c387/buthaina/aladofavoritestab.jpg

The jpg files above can be viewed on my Flash Buzznet Mini Gallery

Created by Buthaina al-Othman, Nov. 2005 - Last updated, Jan.11, 2006
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