Student Toolbar

The Student Toolbar is designed to make engaging in virtual reality lessons as simple and intuitive as possible.

SDesktop_Character_Success.png
(Rear view of a character near an elevator in a hallway)
 

Animations

Engage in your class using animations of common gestures:

  1. In your left toolbar, click the “Hand” icon with the label “Animations.”

    SDesktop_Animation_Hover.png
    (Rear view of a character near an elevator in a hallway; the "Animations" icon is highlighted in a sidebar to the left)
  2. Select an animation to perform.

    SDesktop_Animation_Select.png
    (Rear view of a character near an elevator in a hallway; the "Wave" icon is highlighted in an "Animations" pop-up)
  3. Your avatar will perform the animation, engaging with others in class.

    SDesktop_Animation_Celebrate.png
    (Rear view of a character dancing near an elevator in a hallway; the "Celebrate" icon is highlighted in an "Animations" pop-up)
 

Character

Change your character to match your personality or the situation.

  1. Click the “Person” icon with the label “Characters.”

    SDesktop_Character_Hover.png
    (Rear view of a character near an elevator in a hallway; the "Characters" icon is highlighted in a sidebar to the left)
  2. Select your desired character.

    SDesktop_Character_Select.png
    (Rear view of a character near an elevator in a hallway; in the top right corner of a menu of animated characters are three circles of varying skin tones)
  3. Use the “Skin Tone” palette in the upper right-hand corner for additional customization.

    SDesktop_Character_Success.png
    (Rear view of a character near an elevator in a hallway)
 

The Desktop Backpack

You have a virtual backpack!

Backpack Contents:

 

Your Backpack contains:

  1. 1 x 3D Pen

  2. 4 x Storage Pockets

  3. 1 x Camera

  4. 1 x Notepad with Unlimited Notes

 

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(Labeled arrows point to the Camera, Notepad, Pocket, and 3D Pen in a virtual backpack)

Opening and Using the Backpack

  1. Click the "Backpack" icon in the toolbar on the left. Your Virtual Backpack will open.

    Desktop_Backpack_Icon.png
    (On the left-hand sidebar, a cursor points to an icon of a backpack)
  2. Add items to your backpack pockets.

    Desktop_Pocket_Add.png
    (A cursor hovers over a "plus" sign on a pocket of the virtual backpack)
  3. Push the Close Backpack button when you are done using the backpack.

    Desktop_Pocket_CloseBackpack.png
    (The virtual backpack pocket holds a crown; a cursor hovers over an "X" button below the words "Close Backpack" at the bottom center of the screen)
 

Deleting Objects From the Backpack

  1. Click the "Backpack" icon in the toolbar on the left. Your Virtual Backpack will open.

    Desktop_Backpack_Icon.png
    (On the left-hand sidebar, a cursor points to an icon of a backpack)
  2. Grab any item from backpack or the ground.

    Desktop_Pocket_GrabItem.png
    (A cursor hovers over the image of a crown in the virtual backpack pocket)
  3. With the item in hand, click the "Destroy" button to delete the item.

    Desktop_Pocket_DestryItem.png
    (A cursor hovers over a "trash can" button below the words "Destroy" at the bottom center of the screen)
 

Using the 3D Pen

You have a 3D Pen in your backpack. The 3D Pen can be used to draw 3D art/words in the classroom space.

    1. Click the "Backpack" icon in the toolbar on the left. Your Virtual Backpack will open.

    Desktop_Backpack_Icon.png
    (On the left-hand sidebar, a cursor points to an icon of a backpack)
  1. Click on the 3D Pen to use it.

    Desktop_3DPen_Hover.png
    (A cursor hovers over the 3D pen in the virtual backpack pocket)
  2. Press "Shift" and left click to draw.

    Desktop_3DPen_Drawing.png
    (In an office setting, a floating pen draws a smiley face in the air)
  3. Hold your cursor over a drawn line and left click to delete the line.

    Desktop_3DPen_Destroy.png
    (In an office setting, a floating pen erases the smiley face in the air)
 

Using the Notepad

You have a notepad for writing, drawing, and typing.

  1. Click on the notepad to create a new note.

    Desktop_Note_Hover.png
    (A cursor hovers over the notepad in the virtual backpack pocket)
  2. You can begin by clicking to draw on the note.

    Desktop_Note_Draw.png
    (A marker and a yellow page fill the screen; the top of the screen says "Note Edit Mode")
  3. Click the green "T" to toggle to typing, and use your keyboard to write a message.

    Desktop_Note_TypeEdit.png
    (A marker and a yellow page with word "Smile!" on it fill the screen; the top of the screen says "Note Edit Mode")
 

Using the Camera

You have a camera to take photos during a lesson.

  1. Open the backpack and click on the Camera to take a photo.

    Desktop_Camera_Hover.png
    (A cursor hovers over the notepad in the virtual backpack pocket)
  2. Click "Take Picture" to take a photo of what you are looking at.

    Desktop_Camera_TakePhoto.png
    (An airport scanner with open luggage; the top of the screen says "Photo Mode," and above a camera icon at the bottom it says "Take Picture")
  3. Place or share the photo with others!

    Desktop_Camera_Photo.png
    (An airport scanner with open luggage; a photo of the scene floats to the right above four icons)
Saving Photos from Your Camera

You can save the photos that you take in Immerse!

  1. Hold/Click to grab a photo.

  2. While holding the photo, click the "Save Photo" button.

    Desktop_PhotoSave.png
    (An airport scanner with open luggage; a photo of the scene floats to the right and beneath it, a curser hovers over the "Save Photo" icon)
  3. Pick the location on your computer to save the photo. Your photo is saved for later!

    Desktop_PhotoSaveLocation.png
    (An airport scanner with open luggage; a photo of the scene floats to the right and a pop-up labeled "Save" displays saving options)
 
 
 

Prompts

Use the prompt to privately communicate with your instructor.

  1. Click the “Talk” icon with the label “Prompt.”

    SDesktop_Prompt_Hover.png
    (Rear view of a character near an elevator in a hallway; the "Prompt" icon is highlighted in a sidebar to the left)
  2. Type your message to the instructor in the box.

    SDesktop_Prompt_Type.png
    (Rear view of a character near an elevator in a hallway; the message "I need help!" is typed in a messaging pop-up labeled "Prompt")
  3. Click “Send” to share.

    SDesktop_Prompt_Sent.png
    (Rear view of a character near an elevator in a hallway; the message "I need help!" has been sent in a messaging pop-up labeled "Prompt")
 
 
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