At IU, what is Adobe Connect?
Adobe Connect is a web collaboration tool available for all Indiana University students, faculty, and staff to use for administrative meetings and academic classes. Connect provides a virtual environment for sharing presentations, images, and desktop applications with remote participants; it also offers audio and videoconferencing, text chat, a digital whiteboard, and polling. Connect meeting participants must have a web browser with the Flash plug-in and a broadband Internet connection. If you will be hosting Connect meetings, we recommend you install the Adobe Connect add-in.
Adobe Connect works as follows:
- A host with an Adobe Connect account logs into the Connect Manager to create a meeting room with a unique URL. The meeting host communicates the URL to meeting attendees, who can then open the meeting in a web browser. Attendees do not need a Connect account to join the meeting; they can simply log in as guests.
- Once in the meeting, the host can broadcast audio and video, share a computer screen or presentation, and text chat with attendees. The host can also promote individual meeting attendees to allow them to do the same.
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Last modified on 2015-05-15.
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