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Learning Environments and Media Production (LEMP) provides consultation services for academic groups using Syracuse University supported web-conferencing platforms for events.  LEMP also has access to a Zoom Webinar (1000) license, which can be reserved on a first come-first serve basis for "one-off" events.  Users would have access to the webinar as a host, but not the webportal settings. There is a $60/flat access fee and hourly staff rate of $45/hr for each use of this license. The following tables give more information on the different web conferencing platforms that are supported for events.

For consultation please use the following request form.

For more information or questions regarding LEMP's services please contact the ITS help desk at 315-443-2677 or help@syr.edu

Basic Information

PlatformZoom MeetingsZoom WebinarsBlackboard Collaborate UltraBlackboard Collaborate Ultra (Large-Session)
AccessLDAP and local authentication, active affiliation only.

At this time, this feature needs to be purchased and assigned by user. One-off Webinars (1000) can be created under LEMP's account. Users would have access as a host, but not the webportal settings. Requests can be made to LEMP (315-443-2677).

All campus users participating in a Blackboard Course or Organization.

All campus users participating in a Blackboard Course or Organization. The option for "Large Session" needs to be selected in the Session Settings.

Event Focus

  • Group discussions
  • Group collaboration
  • Breakout rooms
  • Lecturing/Panel
  • Limited Audience Participation
  • Group discussions
  • Group collaboration
  • Breakout rooms
    • Lecturing/Panel
    • Limited Audience Participation
Moderation StyleUnlimited number of co-hosts can handle administrative side of meeting, but they'll lack certain capabilities of a full hostUnlimited number of co-hosts can handle administrative side of meeting, but they'll lack certain capabilities of a full hostUnlimited number of moderators can handle administrative side of meeting with full capabilities of original moderatorUnlimited number of moderators can handle administrative side of meeting with full capabilities of original moderator
Shared Managing PermissionsThe host can assign alternate hosts (via the webportal) who can start the session. Co-hosts can be assigned within the meeting.The host can assign alternate hosts (via the webportal) who can start the session. Co-hosts can be assigned within the meeting.
The moderator/course manager can assign moderator roles, who can start the session

The moderator/course manager can assign moderator roles, who can start the session

Features

PlatformZoom MeetingsZoom WebinarsBlackboard Collaborate UltraBlackboard Collaborate Ultra (Large-Session)
Meeting RolesHost/co-host, participant, captionerHost/co-host, panelist, attendee, captionerModerator, presenter, participant, captionerModerator, presenter, participant, captioner
Video Sharing

All

Only host and panelistsAllOnly moderator and presenters
Audio SharingAllOnly host and panelists. Individual participants can be given audio permissions.AllOnly moderator and presenters
Content SharingAllOnly host and panelistsOnly moderators/presentersOnly moderators/presenters
Breakout RoomsYesNoYesNo
Maximum CapacityUp to 1,000, (based on license purchased)Up to 10,000, (based on license purchased)250500
In-app CaptioningYesYesYesYes
Multiple Captioners (Foriegn Languages)No, only one captioner at a timeNo, only one captioner at a timeYesYes
Third-party Captioner IntegrationYesYesNoNo
Chat EnabledAllHost/co-host and panelists by default, host can toggle chat on for attendeesAllOnly moderator and presenters
Session RegistrationYesYesNoNo

Recording Information

PlatformZoom MeetingsZoom WebinarsBlackboard Collaborate UltraBlackboard Collaborate Ultra (Large-Session)
Recording AvailableYesYesYesYes
Recorded ContentAudio, video, group chat messages, private chat messages sent by host(s), screenshareAudio, video, group chat messages, private chat messages sent by host(s), screenshareAudio, video or screenshare, captions, chatAudio, video or screenshare, captions, chat
Recording PermissionsAnyone with permission from hostAnyone with permission from hostOnly moderatorOnly moderator
Recording FormatsMP4, M4A, M3U, TXTMP4, M4A M3U, TXTMP4, TXTMP4, TXT
Access

Local Recording (to desktop), Cloud Recording (to Zoom Web Portal)

Local Recording (to desktop), Cloud Recording (to Zoom Web Portal)

Downloadable/Streamable from Blackboard Collaborate websiteDownloadable/Streamable from Blackboard Collaborate website


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