I can’t connect to Google Meet!

Unable to connect to meeting via a link provided in Classroom.

Meet link is available in Classroom but the meeting will only be available after the teacher joins to the meeting.

Meet link in Classroom

If the teacher has not started the meeting, the student will not be able to join it – the information shown in the pictures below will appear.

The meeting has not started yet.

Connection error when meeting is open on mobile via GmailApp
Connection error when meeting is open on mobile via MeetApp

Registration of a GoogleApps account for employees

Account creation form

An account can be created by administrative and academic staff who have an active e-mail account in the ue.katowice.pl domain.

Employees who do not have the abovementioned account can create it by contacting the IT Centre:


How to create an account in the uekat.pl domain step by step.

    • In the “Account name” field, enter LOGIN that you use to log in to the email account in the ue.katowice.pl domain (photo below).
      In the “Password” field, enter the current password to access the e-mail account in the ue.katowice.pl domain (photo below)
      In the “Phone” field, enter your university phone (employees only). If you do not have a phone number, please enter 7000.

If you have problems creating an account, please contact the IT Centre.

Sharing materials

Creating classes

After creating a new topic, create a class by selecting “Task” from the top menu, and then “Create” button

Adding materials:

There are two ways you can add materials:
– you can create them on your own on Google disc (documents, sheets, forms, etc.) – they will be stored in Google Drive;
– add existing ones both from Google Drive and your computer (added filed will also be stored in Google Drive);

NOTE!!!

You must publish materials after adding them.
(kliknij w zdjęcie by powiększyć)

Adding and sharing materials in the service.

To use the service, you must log in to your e-mail account in the uekat.pl domain and select the DRIVE icon.

ADDING NEW MATERIALS


The following menu options are the most important:
My drive, namely all materials added by the user,
Shared, namely all materials shared with the user.

After selecting the button, you can:
– create a new folder on the disc,
– attach entire folders,
– attach individual files,
– create documents on the disc.

FILE SHARING

To share the material added, click on its name with the RIGHT MOUSE BUTTON and select the SHARE option.


You will see a window, in which you should enter the email of a user or a group to whom/which you want to share the file

HERE you can find instructions on how to share files in Google Classroom.

How to change language?

Google services (including ClassRoom) are available in many languages, including obviously English. The user can decide which language he/she wants to use.

Select “Manage Google account” to change language of the services.


Select “Data and personalisation” on the left side of the menu.


At the bottom of the page you will see an option to change the language in the “General Internet settings” field.


By selecting the right arrow next to the list of languages, the user can add a language or set a new main language by clicking the up arrow next to the selected language.

Inviting students to Classroom

Inviting students to tasks in the service is based on the name of the dean’s group (instruction How to check the name of dean’s group?“).

At the very beginning select “Participants” tab from the top menu,

Select the invite icon on the right in the Students field.

You will see a field in which you must enter the name of dean’s group. . A list of groups to choose (name entered as an example) is displayed as shown in the figure.

After selecting the appropriate group, click the Invite button.

A list of invited students should appear in the Students field with the information they have been invited.

If the list is not displayed, enter the entire email address and select Invite (this also applies if you invite students one by one).

How to set up a proxy server in the web browser?


Attention!
The w3cache.ue.katowice.pl proxy server supports only computers from the ue.katowice.pl domain (formerly ae.katowice.pl) (University campus, dormitories, ROND).


Automatic configuration:

FIREFOX

click: Tools-Options-Advanced,
choose the Network tab,
click: Settings (how Firefox should connect to the Internet),
choose: Automatic configuration URL,
enter: http://wpad.ue.katowice.pl/proxy.pac,
click OK

INTERNET EXPLORER
click: Tools-Internet Options,
choose the Connections tab,
click: LAN settings,
check: Automatically detect settings,
close the browser and open it again.

    One may also enter the automatic configuration script – http://wpad.ue.katowice.pl/proxy.pac

SAFARI
In the System Preferences, choose the Network tab (Browser preferences after choosing the proxy settings will open exactly the same window, shown in the image below)

In the network connection preview window, click the Advanced button,

check Automatic proxy configuration and enter the box on the right the configuration script http://wpad.ue.katowice.pl/proxy.pac and confirm with the OK button.

Following the configuration, close the browser and reopen it!


Manual configuration:

FIREFOX
click: Tools-Options-Advanced,
choose the Network tab,
click: Settings (how Firefox should connect to the Internet)
choose: Manual server configuration,
HTTP proxy server, enter: w3cache.ue.katowice.pl port: 8080
check: Use this proxy server for all protocols,
click OK;

INTERNET EXPLORER
click: Tools-Internet Options,
choose the Connections tab,
click: LAN settings,
click: Use a proxy server for the LAN,

    enter the address: w3cache.ue.katowice.pl port: 8080,

click Advanced,
choose Use this proxy server for all protocols,
click Ok,
close the browser and reopen it