University: Please use MS Teams to lecture. We paid for it, and it's very enterprise.

Me: M'kay, let me try this. Some of these WebRTC based thingies are OK.

MS: No screen sharing for you. But video and audio work fine. Err. Audio works mostly. Please install our giant ball of Electron. It totally be better then the browser, because, uh, it's /our/ browser.

Me: oh ffs. Installs jitsi-meet on server.

Today: 1 screen sharer, 20 audio, text messages.
1G RSS ~800 kb/s

@bremner My U is making us use YuJa or Zoom. But fortunately, creating videos with other software and uploading to YuJa works.

@11011110 I have a class of twenty, so I feel pretty strongly I ought to try to do something interactive. Teams is OK for uploading videos. That's actually what I do, do have a "secured" site I don't have to manage.

@bremner I remember the days of classes of 20. That was long ago. I'm doing a graduate class this quarter so it's only 80. Undergrads tend to run at least 200 for the electives, more for the required ones.

@bremner damnit my institution uses #MS teams now as well. There was not a single discussion about that during #corona. And the standard has been set for the forseeable future...

@bremner for teaching, I warmly recommend bigBlueButton, which have a lot of interesting features for classrooms ;)

@bremner yess, if you want an account on a running instance to test the features (it's in France though, audio may have a bit of latency), feel free to ask, since it's not as easy to install as a jitsi-meet

@vincib Thanks for the offer, but for this term I'll stick with jitsi-meet (only 3 lectures left). I'll have to see what makes sense (and what I can get away with) in the long term.

@bremner sure! Good luck for your lectures and have a nice day !

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