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Using Faronics Insight

Technology Instructions for Faronics Insight

Quick Tips: Faronics Insight is available in Ryan Library Classrooms 201, 202, 308 and can be used to control student computers. 

  • Students don't see Teacher Screen: Right-click on Insight icon in taskbar. Choose Show Teacher Screen from quick menu. Still doesn't work? Restart computer.
  • Student signs in after you being Showing Teacher: Stop sharing Teacher Screen by clicking Show Teacher icon. Click icon again.

Show Teacher Screen

Faronics Show Teacher

Click the Show Teacher Screen icon. Students will now see exactly what is on your screen, and cannot control their computers. Repeat to stop showing your screen and give control back to students.

Blank Student Screens

Faronics Blank Screen

Click Blank Screens icon. Students will receive a message to look up front and cannot use their computers. Release computers by pressing Blank Screen again.

Limit Web Access

Faronics Limit Web

Click Limit Web icon. Students can use computers, but cannot use Firefox or Internet Explorer web browsers.

Poll Students

Faronics Vote

Click the Vote icon and enter a question. If multiple choice, type possible answers in the question box. Students answer on their computers, and you will see responses in real time.

Monitor Students' Computer Activity

Faronics View All

Click View All icon to see exactly what is on each student's screen. You can also perform actions like sending messages or blanking screen to all students. Or choose one or more student screens to perform actions on only some computers.