GoBoard is an online platform that includes video conferencing, chat, and a shared interactive canvas and other tools that Georgetown College will be using for tutoring and writing center appointments online.
You should received two emails prior to your appointment time.
All you have to do is click the GoBoard link that they sent, and enable your camera and microphone to get started!
Make sure to check your connection, audio, and to try out the features. You can also upload images and files, etc. ahead of your appointment.
You can upload PDFs, word documents, screen shots, and even photos from your phone!
To upload a document to the board:
1. Select more tools, and then Import/Export.
2. Choose Import.
3. Select where you’d like to import your document from.
You can use basic tools like a laser pointer, a pen, or a text box to help communicate on the shared board.
To access the basic tools: Right click (or double tap on a touch screen) to access the basic tool pie menu.
For additional tools, explore the “more tools” menu.
If your audio isn’t working, you can chat with your tutor using the text chat function.
You can also add up to 8 pages to your board per session if you run out of space!
If you’re having issues with GoBoard, try these steps:
GoBoard Technical Support: Email help@GoBoard.com or call 877-919-8886
Based on a handout created by San Jose State University.