JoinInClass

JoinInClass installation instructions are available for Students, Teachers, and Administrators.

School Administrator Guide

Overview

The 'JoinInClass' classroom solution requires the 'Join In Teacher' application to be installed on the teacher's classroom computer, and the 'JoinInClass' application to be installed on the students BYOD laptops or the student computers in a Computer Lab environment. The teacher application generates a connection code enabling the student application to connect to the teacher's application. No network or system configuration is required.

Deploying the 'Join In Teacher' application to teachers

Windows:

The 'Join In Teacher' application is a Windows 'Click Once' application that installs from a Microsoft Azure server. When the application is run it will automatically check the Azure server for any updates. The software is installed per user so each teacher sharing a classroom PC will need to install the application using the shortcut created below.

  1. Create a Windows 'Join In Teacher' installation shortcut for your school's public shortcuts folder.
    1. Right click on the Windows desktop and select New -> Shortcut.
    2. Type the location of the item as “c:\Program Files\internet explorer\iexplore.exe”
    3. Select 'Next'.
    4. Type Join In Teacher as the name for this shortcut then select 'Finish'.
    5. Right click on the new 'Join In Teacher' shortcut on the desktop and select 'Properties'
    6. Clear the 'Target' field and enter the following without spaces: "C:\Program Files\internet explorer\iexplore.exe" http://joinin.blob.core.windows.net/install-teacher/JoinInT.application?code=XXXXXXXX&server=mail.det.nsw.edu.au&port=25 where code= Your school's 8 character license code, server= Your school's mail server address, and port= Your school's mail server port.
    7. Select 'Apply' then 'Ok'.
  2. Copy the new 'Join In Teacher' installation shortcut to your school's public shortcuts folder.
  3. Provide copies of the 'Join In Teacher' installation and quick start guide to all teachers.

Deploying the 'JoinInClass' application to students

Mac:

  • The 'JoinInClass' application for Mac is available for free from the Apple App Store. Students can search for 'JoinInClass' in the App Store and install the application on their Mac BYOD or school supplied laptop.

Chromebook:

  • The 'JoinInClass' application for Chromebook is available for free from the Google Web Store. Students can search for 'JoinInClass' in the Web Store under 'Apps' and install the application on their Chromebook BYOD or school supplied laptop.

Windows:

  • The 'JoinInClass' application is a Windows 'Click Once' application that installs from an Azure server. When the application is run it will automatically check the Azure server for any updates. The software is installed per user so each student sharing a classroom PC will need to install the application using the link created below.
  1. Create the following 'JoinInClass' installation URL link in the Student Links section of your school's website: http://joinin.blob.core.windows.net/install-student/JoinInS.application
  2. Provide copies of the 'JoinInClass' student installation and quick start guide to all students.