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Are there activities and breakout room FAQs?

    Content sharing and breakout rooms are great ways to engage your attendees during the session.

    Can I share multiple items per training?

    Yes. You can share as much content as you'd like during your training. If you want the same breakout room for every activity, don't end the breakout. If you want the groups randomly assigned for each activity, end the breakout and start a new one.

    Can I change the individuals in each breakout during a single training?

    Yes. If you are in a current breakout, end it and start a new one. You can have GoTo Training randomly assign breakout rooms or you can manually drag and drop attendees.

    Do my attendees need a Google account?

    No. Attendees do not need their own account to collaborate on shared files during the session or to view them after the training is over (if you choose to share the file).

    How do I upload a video to share?

    Videos can only be streamed from YouTube or Vimeo. First upload your video to YouTube or Vimeo, then add the link to your Materials. SeeHow do I share a video during a training? for more information.

    Are my activities included in the session recording?

    No. Shared materials and breakout rooms are not included in the session recording.

    Can I pause the shared video for my attendees?

    If you are sharing a video from your Library, then you can play and pause the video at your convenience. However, if you are sharing a video during breakouts, only the attendees have control over the Play/Pause buttons.

    How can my attendees get my attention during breakouts?

    Although your attendees cannot chat you during an activity, they can raise their hand to get your attention. You can then join the breakout group to answer questions. Alternatively, you can send a message to all groups at once from the main Activity Center page.

    Are there any known issues with activities and breakouts?

    The GoTo Training team is currently working on these known issues:
    • Attendees may need to rejoin the training if they attempt to share their screen while a video is playing during breakouts.
    • Mic icons may show incorrect muted/unmuted status.
    • The attendee count may be incorrect when returning from a breakout to the main training session.
    • The breakout timer may intermittently experience issues.
    • The organizer webcam may intermittently get cut off when an attendee joins the main training session from a breakout.