ORPL offers “Videoconferencing 101: Meetings & Classes” online workshop

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (Oct. 12, 2020) – The Oak Ridge Public Library will offer an online workshop this month on Videoconferencing 101: Meeting & Classes.

Participants will be able to learn basic videoconferencing tips, strategies and techniques to use in today’s virtual world of meetings and classes.

Whether through virtual meetings or classes, videoconferencing platforms are wonderful tools that enable us to connect, communicate and learn while continuing to social distance. Though not new, these platforms are being used more than ever and this class is designed to help new users and help more experienced users improve their skills.

In this introductory class, attendees will learn about key aspects of videoconferencing including sound and audio, lighting and camera, tools and connection, security, etiquette, and presentations.

The course is on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020 at 1 p.m. To register, click here or visit http://orpl.org/.

For more information, visit ORPL.org or follow the library on Facebook and Twitter: @OakRidgePubLib.

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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