Session Room Broadcast Tools

Features that you can use for both live sessions in CourseNinja.

Updated over a week ago

Live Session Tools

Your broadcast tools can be found on the left sidebar of the session room.

Share Screen

Use the Share Screen feature to share your computer screen, a window, or a Chrome tab.

You can also share your computer audio. For a more in-depth guide on how you use the Share Screen feature, you can click here.


Upload or open slides inside the Session Room. If you have slides that you have already uploaded previously, you can open them here. You can also upload slides inside the Session Room.

Once the slides are open, you can navigate by clicking the arrow button, pressing the space bar, or the arrow keys on your keyboard.

Supported slide files are *.key, *.ppt, or *.pptx, with a size limit of 500 MB.

Recommended slide settings:

  • Aspect ratio: 16:9

  • Resolutions: 1024×576, 1152×648, 1280×720, 1366×768, 1600×900, 1920×1080

Note: Animations, videos, and/or transition effects in slides are not supported.

Check out our help article for an in-depth guide for uploading and presenting slides here.


Add or play videos while inside the session room. You can add a YouTube video, upload a video or use a recording from past sessions.

For YouTube videos, public or unlisted videos can be added. For uploaded videos, supported file extensions are WEBM, MOV, MP4, and M4V up to 2 GB.

More information about uploading and playing videos for your course can be found here.

On-Camera Attendee

Invite students on-camera or remove them during your session. Students can be searched by their name or email address. Students that are on-camera can use the Share Screen feature and their camera and mic.

You can check our in-depth guide for On-Camera attendees here.


The screen layout can be changed during your session. You can choose from 3 different layouts.

To maximize one screen, hover over it and click the expand icon. This will hide other streams if there are any.

Clicking the expand icon again will restore any hidden screens. Check out all the available layouts during your session here.

To make your screen larger and hide the chat area, click the collapse arrow on the right side of your screen.

Click back on the collapse arrow from the engagement tools menu to expand the chat area.

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