Moderator Role and Moderator Tools in the Virtual Conference
The Moderator Role can be filled by a different individual than the person who is the Live Stream Zoom meeting Host. It is best practice to have two different individuals perform each role.
As the Moderator of a Live Stream Session who is not the Live Stream Zoom Host, begin at Step 1.
If you are the Live Stream Zoom Host, skip Step 1 and begin at Step 2.
Login to the Zoom meeting URL using your own zoom account.
Login to the Virtual Conference site with your auto-login URL provided from the Registration Email.
Navigate to the session you are moderating in the Virtual Conference site.
By Default the video player will be hidden.
You can click show stream to view the video player.
If you do enable the video player be sure to mute the sound on the player by clicking the Speaker icon in the video player window.
To the right or bottom of the of the video player screen you will see a Q&A panel
Note: If you are in Theater mode or if the stream is hidden, the Q&A panel will appear under the video player screen.
If your session has polling or a speaker in your session wants to have polling please speak to your conference administrator before the start of the conference.
Polls can and should be created prior to your session start time.
If polling has been enabled you will see a third pill, in the middle of Q&A and Manage
If no poll has been created you will only see the option to create a new poll
To Create a poll click Create New Poll
Enter in the Poll Title, question being asked.
Enter the answers or options in each respective option
By default 3 options are available, but you can Add new options by clicking Add New Option at the bottom
Click Create Poll to Save it
Any empty options will not be created
Once a Poll is created, it cannot be edited
Click the Cog Wheel in the bottom of the poll to see the poll’s settings
When a poll is created it is by default hidden from the public
It must be set to Public or Live for Attendees to see
If it is public attendees can view the question and options but cannot vote
Make the Poll Live to let attendees vote
Once live the poll will move to the top of the polling screen and will say live in the bottom left corner.
Moderators can see the results, but cannot vote on a poll in their session.
To Close the poll click the Cog in the corner of the respective poll and select Close Poll or Stop & Make Results Public
Close Poll will hide the results from attendees
Stop & Make Results will close the poll and let the attendees see the results
If you close a poll you can make the results public by clicking Make Public
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