When hosting a Webinar your time and attention is focused on the important material you are sharing with your colleagues. However, in keeping with good presentation skills, be sure to advise your audience how the session will be managed, and what options the attendees can use.
Attached is an example Power Point slide with the basic points to cover at the start of your Webinar, with the following questions to be considered. The slide can be modified to meet your needs:
1. Is the session being recorded?
2. Will you share the recording link via email or posted to a website? If you choose to use
registration when scheduling, the recording link can be added to the automatic email that is
sent after the Webinar to all attendees and registrants, including those who registered but could
3. Explain how to view live close captions, provided a captioner has been assigned to this Webinar.
4. The Q&A feature provides an opportunity for attendees to enter questions for the presenters to
respond. The Q&A option must be selected when scheduling the Webinar for it be offered in the
5. Interactive chat is available by default; as the host you have the option to allow or disable chat
while in the presentation. Allowing both interactive chat with Q&A can create a challenge for
the host; attendees can enter questions in either forum, and attendees can be reading either