Breakout Sessions are small group sessions split off from the main Webex session.
Breakout Sessions allow participants to meet in groups to collaborate and communicate with group members.
Instructors can join breakout sessions to touch-base with groups, as needed.
Breakout Sessions (in Webex Meetings only) supports video capabilities.
About Webex Breakout Sessions
One group member will be designated as the “Presenter”.
The Webex presenter indicator appears to the left of the current presenter. Presenters have access to additional tools to share content and interact with other group members, as well as, allowing all members to annotate.
The “Presenter” role can be passed to other group members.
Select the name of a group member from the Participants List.
Right-click on the group member name.
Select Change Role to, and then select Presenter.
Participants control their audio and video connections during a Breakout Session.
Audio and video connections can be turned on/off by selecting Mute/Unmute or Start/Stop Video, located on the quick access toolbar.
Start and End Breakout Sessions in Webex Meetings
Within a WebEx Meeting, from the Breakout menu, select Enable Breakout Session.
From the Breakout menu, select Breakout Session Assignments.
Set the number of sessions desired.
Select to setup Breakout Sessions Automatically or Manually.
Select Create Assignments.
To MANUALLY assign participants to Breakout Sessions:
Select the checkbox for the participant to be moved.
Note: Move multiple users to a single breakout session at one time by selecting the checkbox each users.
Select Move to Session.
Select the desired Breakout Session from the list.
To start Breakout Sessions, select Start Breakout Sessions.
To end Breakout Sessions, select End all Breakout Sessions.
Note: All participants will return to the main meeting room.