Academic Technology  |  WIMBA - Accessing Wimba for Instructors


This guide will help Instructors and Presenters enter Wimba classrooms that they have access to.

Students, click here for instructions to enter Wimba classrooms for courses you are taking.

There are two ways to enter a Wimba Classroom, through the administration tools page or directly through the web address.

Enter a Wimba Classroom through the Administration Tools Page


1. Open a web browser. Wimba supports Internet ExplorerFirefox and Safari

2. Type this URL into the address bar or click on the link: http://etsulive.wimba.com/admin

3. This is the Administration Tools Login screen. Here you will enter your Wimba username and password.

Your Wimba username and your ETSU username should be the same. However, your passwords are not linked and are not necessarily the same.

If you cannot remember your username or password, contact Academic Technology for help.

ats@etsu.edu | 439-8611

4. Once you have logged in, you will see a list of classes you have administrative control over. To learn more about uploading content and managing Wimba classes, see this guide.

5. To the right of each class, there are several options. Click on the option with the little green man entering a doorway. This is the enter room option, and will take you into the Wimba classroom.

If you have not run the Wimba Setup Wizard, it will give you the choice to run it now.

Click here for a Setup Wizard guide.

6. After you have completed the Setup Wizard (or if you skipped it) you will enter the Wimba Classroom.

Enter a Wimba Classroom directly from a Browser


1. Open a web browser. Wimba supports Internet Explorer, Firefox and Safari

2. Type in this URL into the address bar: http://etsulive.wimba.com

3. This will bring you to a page with three questions. Participant Login, Presenter Login and run the Setup Wizard.

If you have not run the Setup Wizard, do so now. Click here for a Setup Wizard guide.

If you have either finished the Setup Wizard or skipped it, select Presenter Login.

4. At the Presenter Login page, you will need to enter your Wimba username and password.

Your Wimba username and your ETSU username should be the same. However, your passwords are not linked and are not necessarily the same.

If you cannot remember your username or password, contact Academic Technology for help.

ats@etsu.edu | 439-8611

5. After logging in, you will enter the Lobby. Here you will see a list of Wimba Classrooms that you can access as a presenter. Click on the class you wish to enter.

If You Need Help


Guides, contact information and other help can be found at ETSU's Wimba page:

http://www.etsu.edu/wimba

A more in-depth presenter guide can be found at this URL, explaining the Wimba classroom with its tools and options in greater detail: http://webhelp.wimba.com/WC/v6_1/Presenter_Guide/

 

Wimba’s support center can be located here: http://d2.parature.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=8052

 

Wimba offers 24/7 support by phone: (877) 382-2293.