Adobe Connect Training How to Conduct a Meeting By: Kari Busard
+ Learning Goals a. b. c. d.
Access Adobe Connect Learn Adobe Connect functions and attributes Learn Video and Audio capabilities Learn Best Practices for Virtual Classrooms
+ Adobe Connect Overview a. b. c.
What is Adobe Connect? How can I use Adobe Connect? What are the benefits of Adobe Connect over other virtual software?
What is Adobe Connect?
A web conferencing tool for online meetings, eLearning, and webinars
Uses Flash-enabled web browser and an Internet connection to participate in synchronous online sessions.
Many instant features to make your web conferencing experience easy and efficient
How Can I Use Adobe Connect?
Conduct multi-participant meetings with video and audio features
Teach students from all over the world using file sharing
Hold seminars for a wide audience with file sharing
How Does it Compare?
+ Create an Adobe Connect Meeting a. b. c. d.
Set-Up Meeting Roles Meeting Functions and Attributes Video and Audio Capabilities
Setting Up a Meeting ď Ž
Sign in with username and password
Setting Up a Meeting
Create a new meeting
Specify Date and Time
Describe your meeting
Set user access
Share the URL with your participants
Now just wait for them to join!
EASY AS PIE!
Relationships of Roles: Host = Principal Presenter = Teacher Participant = Student
Meeting Roles - Host
Hosts – Managers of the Adobe Connect Session
Has FULL control
Set-up meeting and invite participants
Control the meeting layout
Determine who is a presenter and participant
Eject, demote, or promote users Host =
Meeting Roles - Presenter
Presenters – Those who are conducting the meeting or presentation
Has MODERATE access
Full presentation control
Presenter = Teacher
Meeting Roles - Participant
Participant– Those who are participating in the meeting or presentation
Has LIMITED access
Can listen, view, and chat
Can interact with participant initiated questions and polls
Participant = Student
Pods – What You Can Do
File sharing (ex: Word Document, PowerPoint
Direct Participants to Websites
Interact with Participants
Create a Poll
Have a Q & A
What you can share
Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Etc
Choose from files on your computer
Write, Draw, type, share ideas in realtime
Share your desktop
View who is in the room
Change various privileges for each attendee
Change access rights
Change Raise Hand Status
Chat with participants while conducting the training
You or a moderator can monitor chat
Functions just like Word
Share a note with attendees
Talking point to discuss later
Extra information for your attendees
Information they can view on there own at a later date
Create your own Poll
Choose your own topic and create your own answers
Weblinks ď Ž
Direct attendees to a website in one click
Adobe Connect automatically opens your desired webpage on all attendees desktops
Video and Audio
Broadcast Video and Audio to all attendees
Choose one or the other
Control audio and video of attendees
Record your meeting or training in 1-click
Allows attendees to review information on their own
Share your session in other venues
+ Virtual Classroom Best Practices a. b.
Know Your Audience Have a Presentation Style
Know Your Audience
What does your audience already know
What is their role? (Faculty, Students, Administration)
Determines content you include and the amount of explanation provided
Know Your Presentation Style
Holding Attention Think about what you find appealing? Take from TV, Radio shows
Classroom to Online
Stories: Keep them brief and relevant Practice until you are comfortable with the content Have visual content – video, photos, websites. Have more than you need Announce if you need a minute for technical difficulty, or to find something Briefly introduce your self via video – allows attendees to connect to you Ask users to introduce themselves via chat or poll
+ Q&A and Practice Session