I have a video hangout working…I think. (Anyone around to do a quick test with me?)
But how did you all record yours? I feel like I’m having one of those brain moments where it’s probably something simple that I’m missing.
Yup, to record a Hangout you…
Okay, I am feeling a little dumb at the moment. I scheduled a google hangout on air for Tuesday night but now I cannot seem to be able to find it. Anyone know how I can do that or do I have to reschedule it? Google neophyte here and feeling very unsure. This EduPD business has really pushed me kicking and screaming outside of my comfort zone. I need help.
I am SO proud of you, Winch!! I cannot imagine my life without Hangouts and Hangouts on Air (HoA). It is by far one of the most important tools in my educator toolkit, and I am so excited to help you (and hopefully others) start to feel comfortable and see the benefits as well. Also, do NOT feel dumb. There are some things about Hangouts that are not intuitive at all. When I first started doing some HoAs I had to ask some of my PLN (via Hangout chat) where to find things and how to set them up. It just takes a little time to find all the features and understand how they work.
Ok, so here’s where you can find your HoA you created:
- Go into the Google account you used to create the HoA
- If you are already in Google+, skip to the next step. If you are in Gmail, click the top right link that has YourName+ to take you to your G+
- From G+ go to your menu (on the left), and click on Events
- You’ll see all the events you have been invited to and that you have created. Your HoA should show up there.
I made a GIF of these steps so you can see where it is located. Apologies for the lag, it was loading slowly.
If you, or anyone else, would like help with anything Hangout related please let me know. I am more than happy to make more GIFs, do a screencast, or walk you through the steps and troubleshoot with you. Don’t hesitate to ask, there is no silly question. I have an amazing group of educators who help me out constantly whenever I have a question, and I love being able to pay that forward whenever I can.