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Week 1 Intro

  1. 1. Using Adobe Connect 2008 Series Workshops Learning Technology Team
  2. 2. Introductions Name Location Previous experience in Adobe Connect
  3. 3. Guidelines/Protocols <ul><li>Microphone switched off </li></ul><ul><li>Still image not video </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile Phone off or on silent </li></ul><ul><li>Landline off or on silent </li></ul><ul><li>Interrupt to ask questions with name </li></ul><ul><li>Recording the meeting </li></ul>
  4. 4. Connect Terms <ul><li>Meeting Room An entire site – one single web address </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting Layouts Set up different views for different purposes </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting Pods Each tool is contained in a pod </li></ul>
  5. 5. Three Meeting Roles <ul><li>1 – Hosts can: </li></ul><ul><li>Set up a meeting </li></ul><ul><li>Invite guests </li></ul><ul><li>Add content </li></ul><ul><li>Add or edit </li></ul><ul><li>Promote other participants to be hosts or presenters. </li></ul><ul><li>Use any features available to a presenter. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Three Meeting Roles <ul><li>2 - Presenters can: </li></ul><ul><li>Show content already loaded into the meeting room from the library </li></ul><ul><li>Show new content from their computer. </li></ul><ul><li>Share own computer screen </li></ul><ul><li>Chat, answer questions, and broadcast live audio and video. </li></ul><ul><li>Presenters cannot alter the layout of the pods in the room. . </li></ul>
  7. 7. Three Meeting Roles <ul><li>3 - Attendees can: </li></ul><ul><li>View the content that the presenter is showing or sharing, </li></ul><ul><li>Hear and see the presenter's audio and video broadcast </li></ul><ul><li>Use text chat </li></ul><ul><li>Broadcast their own audio and video, if given permission. </li></ul>
  8. 8. How to use Webcam To start your webcam press the camera button A pop up will appear and you will need to click ‘Allow’. Once you can see yourself in the pod, click the camera button to take a still shot.
  9. 9. To activate Audio At the bottom left of your screen you will have the talk button. When you first enter the room your microphone will be turned on. Press the padlock to turn your microphone off. When you enter the room you will need to go into Meeting – Manage my settings & Audio Wizard. Work through the wizard.
  10. 10. Audio Hold to Talk Handsfree Voice Options
  11. 11. Click in this box to start typing your message. Press enter when you are finished typing. Your message will appear here for everyone to read. Using the text chat area This is the Text Chat Pod
  12. 12. How to use the status menu Under the Attendee List there is “ My Status” with a drop down arrow. You can indicate your intentions by choosing one of the symbols. To clear your status simply use the “ Clear my Status”
  13. 13. Connect Tools
  14. 14. Using the Whiteboard Tools Whiteboard drawing tools The following tools are available to create text and drawings on the whiteboard: Selection tool Selects a shape or area of the whiteboard. Click a shape to select it. Creates a free-form line. Creates a free-form thick marker line. Draws a straight line between two points. Creates square and rectangle shapes. Creates circle and ellipse shapes. Creates a floating multiline text field. Leaves a Check mark, Arrow, Star, or Cross on the screen. Click and a menu box appears. Undoes the previous action. Repeats the previous action. Prints the contents of a whiteboard. Clear – but be careful it clears EVERYTHING from the Whiteboard. Whiteboard Tools
  15. 15. Choosing a Colour Once you make a selection from the toolbar another menu will appear you can then choose a colour, font style and width.
  16. 16. Using the Stamping Tool <ul><li>This is the stamping tool </li></ul>…………… .then change the colour! Have some fun trying out the four stamps……….
  17. 17. Using the Text Tool <ul><li>Typing on the Whiteboard is not as easy as we would like it to be!!!!! </li></ul><ul><li>Choose the A from the tool bar, click on the screen and a text box comes up on the screen. </li></ul><ul><li>Type your message then click outside the box so your writing is visible for all. </li></ul><ul><li>PLEASE DON”T USE THE RUBBER as it wipes everything off the screen. </li></ul><ul><li>To undo use the blue undo arrow. </li></ul><ul><li>It seems that only one person can write at a time so that will be a challenge!!!  </li></ul><ul><li>The drop down menu allows you to change colour, font and size of text. </li></ul>