Add the polling panel to Webex meetings and events.

How do I conduct polls in Webex?

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What is polling for? 

You can ask attendees to take polls throughout your session to assemble suggestions, vote, or check information. Polls give you prompt outcomes which you could show to everybody through the assembly, or save for assessment at a later time. 

Does polling work the identical on Macs and PCs and the three completely different convention varieties?

Polling works throughout working techniques and convention varieties, however there are some variations. The beneath record of questions are supposed to offer you a common sense of some fundamental wants you’ll have with polling within the conferences, occasions, and trainings convention varieties on Macs and PCs. Differences between the convention varieties or platforms are famous. 

Can I create my ballot questions earlier than class? I don’t have time to make them on the fly throughout class.

Yes, you may create your ballot questions forward of time, however you should save them to your laptop. Poll questions is not going to robotically save in a scheduled session and seem whenever you open it later. You can create your polls in any convention sort, save them to your laptop, and open them up later in any convention sort through the File menu, the ellipses button (conferences or occasions), or the open button within the chat panel. 

What form of questions can I create?

You can create a number of alternative (checkboxes), single alternative (radio button), or quick reply questions.

Can I create a couple of ballot query?

You can create a ballot with one or many questions.

Can I reveal ballot questions all through my class at completely different instances?

Yes, you’ll have to use the Open button within the ballot panel and navigate to every .atp file saved in your laptop as you want them. In occasions and trainings they’ll open in new tabs within the ballot panel. In conferences, just one ballot questionnaire (with one merchandise or many) can seem within the ballot panel at a time.

Can I reveal units of ballot questions all through my class at completely different instances?

Yes, you may create a set of questions in a single ballot utilizing the “Add a New Question” button as many instances as you want. In the situation described within the query, this may imply you would need to save–and later open–two completely different .atp information in your laptop through the Open button on the ballot panel. In occasions and trainings they’ll open in new tabs within the ballot panel. In conferences, just one ballot questionnaire (with one merchandise or many) can seem within the ballot panel at a time.

I don’t see a ballot panel in my occasion or coaching session window. How can I make that seem?

In occasion and coaching periods, you may add the ballot panel by choosing View menu → Panels → Manage Panels and spotlight Polling within the “Available Panels” record and and click on on the >> button so as to add it to the “Current Panels” record as proven within the beneath picture.

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Add the polling panel to Webex meetings and events.

 

When I share my display or an utility, I can’t discover the ballot button within the controls that dropdown from the highest of the display.

The polling button may very well be underneath either–the “Options” pull-down in trainings or the “More” pull-down in conferences or events–at the proper fringe of the controls that slide down from the highest fringe of the display when screen- or application-sharing. If you don’t see the polling button there, see the above merchandise, “I don’t see a poll panel in my event or training session window.” so as to add it. 

Locating the polling button while sharing a screen or application using the Webex meetings or events conference types.
 

Locating the polling button while sharing a screen or application using the Webex trainings conference type.

 

Can I alter the order of the buttons on the controls that slide down from the highest of the display?

Yes, in all three convention varieties. Open the “Manage Panels” window by choosing the View menu → Panels → Manage Panels. Select Polling within the “Current Panels” record, then use the “Move Up” button to maneuver it to not less than the fourth merchandise on the record. Only the primary 4 gadgets within the record will seem within the floating dropdown panel that seems on the high fringe of your display whenever you’re sharing the desktop or an utility. This course of is identical in a coaching and occasion session. 

How to change the order of the buttons on the sharing control panel.

 

How do I create a ballot?

  1. Select a query “Type” from the pulldown menu within the Poll panel. It will default to “Multiple Choice – Single Answer”
     
  2. Click the “New” button

     

  3. Type a query within the panel. 
     
  4. Click the Add button to create every possibility (distractor/reply). Note that in case you use the “Short Answer” query sort, you’ll not want so as to add a solution. A textual content subject will seem beneath this query sort for the person when the ballot is dwell. 


     

  5. Create extra questions, repenting steps 1 to 4 above, altering every query sort in step 1 as wanted. 
     

How do I edit the textual content in a ballot query or possibility (distractor/reply)? 

  1. Double click on the road of textual content for a query or an possibility and the textual content will spotlight. 
     
  2. Type your modifications within the subject. 
     

How do I alter the query sort of an current query? 

  1. Click on the query.
     
  2. Click on the drop-down menu within the Question space, within the mid-lower a part of the Poll panel.  Choose one of many three varieties within the menu that seems simply after the phrase “Type.” 
     
  3. Click the Change Type button. 


     

How can I save a ballot to my laptop for later use? 

  1. Open the Poll panel per the directions above. 
     
  2. Click on the “Save” button within the higher space of the Poll panel. The button is marked with a downward-pointing arrow. 


     

  3. You shall be offered with the standard “Save as…” window to decide on the place the file is saved. Consider the names you give these ballot information in case you intend to make use of a lot of them. It would possibly assist to call them in a chronological order with a category quantity or with conceptual names associated to the content material. 
     
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How can I load a beforehand saved ballot and open it for attendees? 

You can create a ballot throughout a session and open it to attendees or you may open a ballot you created beforehand and saved to your laptop.

  1. Open the Poll panel per the directions above.

  2. Click the ‘Open’ button within the higher space of the Poll panel.

  3. Locate and choose your ballot saved beforehand to your laptop and open it.

  4. The ballot ought to seem within the Poll panel, however will not be seen to attendees but. When you need the ballot to change into accessible to the opposite attendees, click on ‘Open Poll’ within the ‘Polling’ panel.

 

What will a student see once I open a ballot?

  1. The ballot will show in every attendees’ Polling panel the place they’ll have the chance to answer your questions. Note that individuals who joined from a video system or video room won’t be able to take part in polls. 
  2. Attendees might want to click on ‘Submit’ ship their response in to the tally. 


     

How can I see if a ballot is being answered? 

  1. While the ballot is in progress, you may monitor how many individuals have responded, and when everyone seems to be completed. 
     
  2. The ballot will shut robotically when the timer countdown finishes (in case you selected to make use of a timer). You also can shut the ballot manually by clicking the ‘Close Poll’ button within the decrease proper nook of the Poll panel.


     

How can I see every student’s solutions to a ballot?  

  1. If you’d wish to see how every attendee responded to a ballot, test the “Record individual responses” field within the Answer space of the Poll panel. Note that you’ll solely see particular person responses within the outcomes textual content file it can save you to your laptop. You can not see how every individual responds to every query through the ballot. 

 

How can I see if everyone seems to be completed with a ballot? 

  1. While the ballot is open, you may see a proportion of attendees within the decrease a part of the ballot panel who fall into these three classes: Not Started, In Progress, and Finished.
     
  2. If you’d wish to see who’s in every of the three above listed classes, click on on the hyperlink labeled “Click to see detailed status.” This will open a window that can present you who’s during which class. 

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How can I share ballot information with attendees through the session? 

  1. Check the “Poll results” field underneath “Share with attendees.” Note, there’s an choice to additionally share “individual results” with attendees, however take into account if this shall be a privateness violation earlier than doing so. 
     
  2. Click on the “Apply” button within the decrease proper nook of the Poll panel to share the aggregated ballot outcomes.
     

 

Can I create a timed ballot?

Yes, you may create timed polls in conferences, occasions, and coaching periods. In conferences and occasions, you may set the period through the Options button within the decrease proper nook of the polling panel as proven within the picture beneath. Note that your ballot questions (or query units) seem in small tabs on the high of the ballot panel in occasions and trainings. Sets can have completely different time durations by selecting the set (by the tab), then clicking on the choices button to vary the time, and lastly clicking Save. Note that in conferences, slide units is not going to seem collectively in tabs–they will solely open one by one within the Poll panel.  

How to set a timer on a poll when using Webex meetings or events conference types.

The view in coaching is identical with some slight modifications within the display design as seen within the beneath picture. Note that the .atp information, when opened in a coaching session, carried the completely different alarm instances set after they have been saved.  

How to set a timer on a poll when using Webex trainings conference type.

 

Can I save ballot outcomes, mixture, and particular person outcomes?

Yes, it can save you ballot outcomes both through the session or as you’re ending the session because the host.  Caution – each are simple to overlook. 

  1. The first methodology for saving ballot outcomes to your laptop is on the market whereas the session continues to be open:
     

    1. First, click on on the “File” menu.
       
    2. Select “Save.”
       
    3. Select “Poll Results.” 


       

    4. Use the pc’s “Save as…” window to decide on between “Text File group result” or “Text File individual attendees results.”

  2. The first methodology for saving ballot outcomes to your laptop is on the market as you (the host) finish a session: 
     

    1. When you select to finish the session, you will note a affirmation immediate, “Do you want to end this meeting / event / training for all participants?” and you will note an choice to test off a field to “save the event files.”


       

    2. Next, in case you test off “Save event files” you will note extra test field choices seem to save lots of the “Poll questionnaires” and “All poll results” and the choice to decide on the place these information will save to your laptop. 

 

More Detailed Information on Polls

Webex Guide

See extra about Webex on the Guide to Hybrid & Online Teaching at JMU.