Topics in Higher Education: Share your Opinion

The Wilmington University Online Facebook Page is dedicated to helping students establish an interactive presence on Facebook by engaging with their campus community. We want to hear from you, so please use this page as a forum. Below are two of the topics in higher education being discussed now on the page, share your opinions by writing on the page’s wall!

What is Wimba Pronto?

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What is Wimba Pronto?

Wimba Pronto is the only instant collaboration system specifically designed to advance and promote learning. It enables registered users to instantly connect with classmates and instructors by working with the institution’s Learning Management System to automatically populate a list of that user’s courses and classmates. Use it to whiteboard with study groups, ask an instructor a question or video chat with classmates or colleagues.

How to download Wimba

  1. Login to Blackboard
  2. Click on one of your courses
  3. Under the Tools menu, click Communication
  4. Scroll down and click the Wimba Pronto link
  5. Follow the directions on the sign up page. Once complete, you can use Pronto at any time.

Check out Where Wiley has been so far!

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On his way to a Caravel High School football game in Bear, Delaware!

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In front of MTV’s Jersey Shore Italian flag garage that was painted over in Seaside Heights, NJ!

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Wiley getting his feet wet in Delaware’s Rehoboth Beach!

Now it’s YOUR turn to join the fun and win cool prizes! It’s simple – just take a picture with Wiley in the photo and then post the picture on the Where’s Wiley Event Wall on the Wilmington University Online Facebook Page. There will be grand prizes for the top 3 winners and also giveaways for every online student whom submits their photo. Don’t forget to vote for your favorite photo!