Add a WebEx Meeting to Your Course

You can add a virtual meeting to your course using the WebEx integration in D2L. You can do this in the content area. This will allow you to meet with your students in a synchronous setting where you can use webcams or microphones to speak to each other.

To Insert the WebEx Meeting Tool in Your Content

  1. Click on the module where you would like to insert the WebEx tool.
  2. Click on Add Existing Activities and choose Third-party Integrations.
    Identifies Third-party Integrations
  3. Choose WebEx  from the menu.
    Identifies WebEx option
  4. A WebEx topic will be added to your module. 
  5. Click on the topic to enter the WebEx tool. The software may spend a few moments setting up your account with WebEx. Once this is complete, click on Back to Calendar at the bottom of the screen.
    Shows Webex account setup and identifies Back to Calendar link
  6. You will see the upcoming events screen and the options for creating new events.
    Shows upcoming events screen
  7. To create a new meeting, click on the Schedule more events button.
    Identifies Schedule more events button
  8. Fill in all appropriate fields. Choose which account you want to use (you can always use the Meeting Center). Click the Schedule button.
    Shows event setup form and identifies the Schedule button
  9. Once you have scheduled an event, it will show up on your calendar.
    Shows scheduled event
  10. At 15 minutes prior to the start time, the Prepare button will turn into a Host button. Click the Host button to start your meeting. Students will see a Join button.
    Identifies Host button 
  11. You can also set up a quick launch event by clicking on the Quick launch new event button. This is useful if you want to start a meeting that begins immediately.
    Identifies Quick launch new event button
  12.  Name your event and choose which account you want to use (you can always use the Meeting Center). Click on a duration time for the event.
    Shows Quick launch event setup and duration options
  13. Click the Launch button to start your meeting.
    Identifies Launch button

Using the Collaboration Link to Create WebEx Meetings

  1. Click the Collaboration link in the navbar and choose WebEx.
    Identifies WebEx link from Collaboration menu
  2. You will see the WebEx calendar for the entire course. You can schedule meetings from here, and students can access them from here. You can choose to use the tool from this location instead of adding it to your content.