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Overview

Scopia is a video conferencing tool that can be utilized for meetings and instruction. Participants can share presentations, documents, and desktops as well as chat. Below is an overview for students on how to use Scopia.  

Video Instructions

Scopia Instructions for Students

Step by Step Instructions

First Time Use of Scopia

Before your first Scopia Session, you should verify that the audio and video devices are properly configured.

Audio Setup

Video Setup

Connecting to a Session

  1. Login to MyUWF and search for Scopia.
  2. Click the Scopia app.
  3. Presenters and participants, especially those outside of UWF, can also enter the site at scopia.uwf.edu
  4. The screen should automatically open on the Join Meeting tab.
  5. First time users may be required to install an update. 
  6. To join or start the session, enter your name and the Meeting ID. The Meeting ID should be given to you by your presenter or instructor.  
  7. Click the Participate Now button. 

Presenting during a Session

During a session, participants can share PowerPoint presentations, documents, and desktop applications. To present: 

  1. Open any presentations, documents, and/or desktop application you wish to share. 
  2. Click the Presentation icon .

  3. Choose Present the entire Desktop or choose specific items to share. 
  4. When you are finished presenting, click the Presentation icon again . This will stop sharing your applications and allow someone else to present. 

Viewing a Recorded Session

  1. Go to MyUWF and search for Scopia.
  2. Click the Watch Recording tab.
  3. Search by Meeting ID.
  4. Search by meeting name, course name, or date. 
  5. First time users may be required to install a Scopia input and a Quicktime input. 
  6. If you have installed the updates, you can click the play button located next to the recording. 
  7. Some recording may require an Access PIN. The Access PIN should be given to you by your presenter or instructor.