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Adobe Connect Pro Cool Features

Aloha Everyone,

I was cleaning up my Inbox today and found and email from Adobe Connect, which led me directly to the Adobe Connect Exchange where you can download things to enhance Adobe Connect.

I fooled around with the “Meeting Room Backgrounds” and “Quick Meeting” downloads.
http://www.adobe.com/cfusion/exchange/index.cfm?event=productHome&exc=14&loc=en_us
(I’ve also added it to my delicious site if you’d like to link up directly from my network list)

For the meeting room background, it looks like you can upload content and customize your background to the way you want it. Most of the time, we use up most of the space for pods, so I’m not sure how useful this would be unless we show the pods after users log in.

The quick meeting download was cool. I uploaded the file already as http://elearn.ksbe.edu/welcome, so if you folks want to integrate this with meeting rooms you’d like to direct users to, you just need to do the following.

http://elearn.ksbe.edu/welcome?m=NAMEOFMEETINGROOM

Try to see how it would work for our VSDL room by clicking the link below. Per the Adobe site, it supposedly creates a much easier environment for users who are not familiar with Adobe Connect to log in. It made me think of when we work on our ‘Ike HI DL Orientation course and when we’re mentoring students.

http://elearn.ksbe.edu/welcome?m=vsdl

If you don’t want to use the interface, you can still direct folks to the meeting room via a direct link of what we normally use. This is just an option if you’d like to use it.

I didn’t check out everything, but if you have the time to explore, please let me know what you find useful!

Dorothy

Comments

Liko said…
Mahalo for the post. Dorothy, as a part-time instructor, do I have access to http://elearn.ksbe.edu/ ?

I tried using my blackboard login and my KS Webmail login neither of which work.

I would like to check out what you have done and the possibilities of customizing a meeting room.

Mahalo!
Dorothy said…
Aloha e LIko,

As a part-time instructor, you do have access to http://elearn.ksbe.edu. I'll work on creating an account for you and sending over the information via email.

Dorothy :)

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