Adobe Connect is a real-time virtual classroom environment designed for distance education and online collaboration. Faculty can create fully-featured live virtual classrooms to hold online lectures, online office hours, guest lectures and meetings. As long as individuals have stable broadband Windows-based or Mac operating systems computers, they can participate in live (or view recorded) web conferences.
The features of Adobe Connect include two-way audio and video, application sharing, archiving, whiteboard, online polling, and break-out rooms.
As of now, Adobe Connect is not yet integrated with Canvas. Faculty can create and manage Adobe Connect rooms via webmeeting.umd.edu. And then share the room link with students.
Getting Started With Adobe Connect
1. Assess your computer
2. Purchase an external headset with microphone if you don't have one.
4. Attend Adobe Connect Training