Adobe Connect is a powerful web conferencing tool.

Adobe Connect Session Example

What is web conferencing?

According to Wikipedia:

"Web Conferencing is used to conduct live meetings or presentations over the Internet. In a web conference, each participant sits at his or her own computer and is connected to other participants via the internet.”

Typically web conferencing systems include the ability to:

  • Communicate by voice and/or web camera
  • Communicate via a text chat
  • Share presentations and other types of files
  • Take place in real time

What is Adobe Connect used for?

Adobe Connect can be used to:

  • Conduct real time lectures, workshops and meetings online
  • Meet with an instructor during online office hours
  • Join sessions with expert guests that your instructor has arranged
  • Participate in group work.
  • Conduct off-campus interviews.

How do I get going with Adobe Connect?

What do you need to participate in an Adobe Connect meeting?
  • A computer with at least a broadband (DSL or Cable) connection
  • A computer with speakers or headset
  • A web browser
  • The URL of the meeting
  • Possibly a web camera or microphone
How do you "get to" an Adobe Connect meeting?

  • If you are the host of a meeting (instructor), you will have created a meeting space and given it a URL that you have designated for the meeting. Send this to your participants.
  • If you are a guest in a meeting, you should
    have received a URL via email or perhaps a link on a course page.

How do I get help for using Adobe Connect?

Last modified: Friday, 27 July 2012, 11:34 AM